Majority Rules Walkathon

April 11, 2013

STAFF REPORT

Members of the Lucerne Valley Majority Rules Club are one step closer to paying for a summer youth conference trip thanks to last Saturday’s seventh annual walkathon fundraiser.

Club members, parents, educators and other members of the community turned for the 10-mile event that started at Lucerne Valley High School and ended at Pioneer Park.

Although it wasn’t officially a race, LVHS baseball players Gavin White and Adam Garcia ran the distance with Garcia getting to the park first.

County looking at combining Lucerne Valley, Johnson Valley MACs

April 11, 2013

By PETER DAY
EDITOR

LUCERNE VALLEY • Johnson Valley could join the Lucerne Valley Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) in an effort to consolidate San Bernardino County’s representational structure, according to a field representative for Third District Supervisor James Ramos.

“It’s an idea to bring areas together,” Bev Lowry said during last Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association. “Instead of having a dozen MACs, it’s more efficient to have two or three out here.”

Cook leaning again 'Alternative 6'

April 11, 2013

By PETER DAY
Editor

LUCERNE VALLEY • Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) is listening to his constituents and as a result leaning against “Alternative 6” of the Twentynine Palms Marine Base expansion plan, according to Matt Knox, the congressman’s district director.

“He understands the importance of the Johnson Valley,” Knox told attendees of last week’s Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association. “He also understands the importance of the training center for the Marines.”

Alleged fencing thieves caught

April 11, 2013

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS

EAST APPLE VALLEY • A routine traffic stop in east Apple Valley netted a load of fencing stolen from Fisher Ranch in Lucerne Valley last week.

On April 3 at about 8 a.m., Deputy Kristie Dougan of the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, who is assigned to the Rural Crimes Task Force, conducted a traffic stop on a gray Dodge extended cab truck on Highway 18 east of Pioneer in Apple Valley. Deputy Dougan stopped the truck, which was pulling a trailer loaded with fencing, for California Vehicle Code Violations for an unsafe load.

LV man arrested on suspicion of aiming laser at sheriff helicopter

April 11, 2013

By Jose Quintero
STAFF WRITER

LUCERNE VALLEY • A man was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of pointing a laser at a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s helicopter, according to a news release by the Victor Valley Station.

The helicopter was patrolling Lucerne Valley when a laser was pointed at the aircraft. The pilots were able to pinpoint where the green laser beam came from, the release stated.

What's Happening - April 10, 2013

April 11, 2013

LV Outriders Ride
and Barbecue
The Lucerne Valley Outriders Equestrian Club is planning a ride and barbecue on April 13 at Owl Canyon off Fort Erwin Road past Barstow.
If you would like to go on the ride be there at 10 a.m. The ride starts at 11 a.m. sharp.
Make plans to stay over night. This happens to be Alex Molnar’s birthday, so he is going to host the ride. The barbecue will also be a potluck about 5 p.m. There are corrals for your horses but you must clean up before you leave. Bring your own chairs and drinks.

Still hope for Mike's return

April 11, 2013

It’s been nearly nine months since Michael Lynn Anderson vanished, but he hasn’t been forgotten. In fact, his friends are increasingly worried — and for good reason.

Technically, Mike was homeless, but Lucerne Valley regards the 55-year-old man as one of their own. In fact, it was Mike’s old friend Bill Terrell who filed a missing person report late last summer after Mike, who was known as an affable man, failed to show up for an small job.

Senior Citizen Swap Meet a success

April 11, 2013

Attendees from Lucerne Valley, Big Bear and beyond helped to make the Senior Citizens Swap Meet a success last Saturday.

They came to purchase a wide assortment of items, from quilts and vintage knick-knacks, to DVDs, video cassettes, to guitars and more.

Elaina Winters and William Saderup drove down from Big Bear to check out the event.
The Swap Meet was organized by Pam Hart, Lucerne Valley’s current “first lady.”

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