Lucerne Valley and Johnson Valley MAC Members to be sworn in

August 13, 2013

From Staff and Wire Reports

Tonight (Tuesday, Aug. 13), Supervisor Ramos will be swearing in the new members of the Lucerne Valley and Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council during the first meeting.

“We are pleased to have this MAC up and running. It is a much-needed avenue where residents can voice their concerns and make the changes they wish to see in their communities,” Supervisor Ramos said.


New school year just weeks away

August 7, 2013

By Peter Day
Leader Editor

With the beginning of the school year just two weeks away, Lucerne Valley Unified School District staff and parents are gearing up for 2013-14 school year.

The first day of school for the district’s elementary, middle school, high school and alternative education sites is Wednesday, Aug. 21.

Walk-in registration began last week at all school sites and will continue as needed. Hours are 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Aug. 8 and 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. after Aug. 12.

Summer hours for all offices ended on Aug. 8.


At the park: "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"

August 7, 2013

“Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” will be shown on Friday, Aug. 9 at Pioneer Park.

The movie is part of the Lucerne Valley Parks and Recreation 2013 Summer “Movies In The Park” series, which will conclude with “Big Miracle” on Aug. 23.

The movies are shown in Pioneer Park’s Outdoor Theatre and begin at sunset.
Admission is free. For more information, call CSA 29 at 760-248-7048.

TVs stolen from Lucerne Valley Elementary School

August 7, 2013

Leader Editor

Lucerne Valley Elementary School was hit twice in two days by a burglar who stole a total of three flat-panel TVs and one MP3 player.

At 6:01 a.m. on July 25, the school reported the first incident. According to a San Bernardino County Sheriff report, someone pried open doors and entered to classrooms on the northwest corner of the school. When inside, the burglar stole two flat screen TVs and an MP3 player.


Promising Rancho Lucerne project fades into Lucerne Valley's history

August 7, 2013


It was billed as a golf player’s dream.

When completed, the Rancho Lucerne project would have had 4,257 homes, tree-lined streets, an elaborate trail system and a 27-hole, state-of-the-art golf course.

“Within a single afternoon, golf enthusiasts will feel like they’re playing in the U.S. Open, Masters tournament, or other renowned domestic courses,” suggested a print advertisement.created to attract homebuyers and investors.

The Rancho Lucerne master plan was unveiled to investors in 1999.

Sheriff's Blotter 8-7-13

August 7, 2013

FRAUDULENT USE OF CREDIT CARD: A caller reported on July 30 at 5:46 p.m. that her brother had fraudulently put $10,000 on a family member’s credit card. The report was in the 10000 area of Rex Road.
THEFT: A caller reported someone stole an air conditioning unit from a location in the vicinity of Old Woman Springs Road and Midway Avenue. The report was made on July 29 at 3:50 p.m.

County schools to host Common Core events

August 7, 2013

From Staff and Wire Reports

SAN BERNARDINO • The Education Support Services Division of the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools will host a series of four workshops on Common Core curriculum during the 2013-14 academic year.

The workshops will focus on mathematics and literacy as schools and districts, including the Lucerne Valley Unified School District, prepare for implementing new Common Core standards for the 2014-15 academic year.

The State Board of Education approved Common Core for California in March of 2012.

LV contingent rides Tour de Big Bear

August 7, 2013

A local group of cyclists participated in last Saturday’s Tour de Big Bear, a scenic event that gave riders a choice of four distance stages around the mountain town.

The contingent consisted of Robert Otwell and David and Millie Rader from Lucerne Valley and Mitsubishi mine manager Austin Marshall and Quality control manager Tom Gepford.

“We had a great time,” said Millie Rader.

Riders had a choice of one of four routes: 25, 50, 70 or 100 mile.

What's Happening - August 7, 2013

August 7, 2013

Hazardous waste
collections coming up
The next household hazardous waste collection will be Sept. 14 behind the fire stations. Watch for notices.

L.V. Veterans Memorial Monument meeting
The Lucerne Valley Veterans Memorial Monument Committee will meet on Monday, Aug.19 at 2:30 p.m., Lucerne Valley Community Center.
The committee’s regularly scheduled meeting date is the third Monday of each month. The community, especially veterans, are encouraged to attend.
For more information, call Patti Riddle at 760-248-7062.


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