Obituary: Difference-maker Ginger Regensberg had big heart for her town

October 8, 2015

Photo courtesy the Regensberg family

By Millie Rader

Ginger Regensberg passed away September 24, 2015. Ginger was born Wynona Rae Pitman to Raymond and Bernice Pitman in Jet Oklahoma on January 27, 1937. She moved to Lucerne Valley with her family in 1949, where she attended sixth grade at Midway School. She was then bused to Victor Valley Junior and Senior high school right along with every other Lucerne Valley student at that time.

Wolf Mountain Sanctuary in LV plays key role in saving canine

October 8, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY — A Wrightwood woman who started a global drive to save an Anaheim wolf-dog hybrid from euthanization is turning her attention to other dogs and cats awaiting death.

“Karma (the wolf-dog hybrid) is going to change lives for other animals,” said Danna Cruzan, vice president of the Wolf Mountain Sanctuary in Lucerne Valley. “We’re not going to stop. We’re riding a tidal wave of support, and we’re going to keep going. There should be no killing of (shelter) animals.”

Obernolte shares first-year trials, tribulations

October 7, 2015

Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear Lake) addresses members of the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association on Tuesday. Peter Day / The Leader

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

LUCERNE VALLEY — For a Republican freshman state assembly member in California, Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear Lake) has had an unusually productive first year.

Sheriff's Blotter 10-07-15

October 6, 2015

Wednesday, Sept. 30

12:33 a.m. Law enforcement performed an OHV patrol in the area of Camp Rock Road and North Side Road.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

8:52 p.m. The fire department was called to a location on East End Road and Santa Fe Road.

2:19 p.m. Deputies were called to help keep the peace at the location on Huff Road.

2:18 p.m. Deputies were called to monitor a hazard at East End Road and Meteor Way.

10:24 a.m. A Megan's Law compliance check was performed in the 33800 block of Old Woman Springs Road.

Reporter's Notebook: Get a tip, grab a shot and write the story

October 6, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Staff Writer

I started to realize something unusual was happening when a Facebook friend posted: "I just saw your mountain lion picture on the ABC website!"

"It's on MSN," another wrote. "It's on Fox News," my mother later said proudly in an email. Fellow staffers at the Daily Press told me about requests pouring in from news agencies all over the country.

Recipe: Karate Chow

October 6, 2015

By Holly Sosa

• 8 cups Honey Nut Cheerios

• 1 cup chocolate chips

• 1/2 cup peanut butter

• 1/2 cup butter

• 1 teaspoon vanilla

• 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar


1. In a large, microwave safe bowl, add chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter.

2. Microwave until completely melted and add vanilla.

3. In a large zip closure bag, add Cheerios and chocolate mixture.

4. Seal and shake until Cheerios are coated.

5. Open bag and add powdered sugar.

LV school board to choose recall election date

October 3, 2015

Staff Report

LUCERNE VALLEY – The Lucerne Valley Unified School District's governing board will hold a special meeting Monday evening to address several items related to issues with trustee Dawn Turnbull.

The board is expected to adopt a resolution to receive "Certificate of Sufficiency from Registrar of Voters" and set an election date for voters to consider the recall of Turnbull. The board is likely to select Feb. 2 as the best date, LVUSD president Jim Harvey said Friday.


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