By Peter Day
The Lucerne Valley & Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council held its regular meeting on Thursday, July 18 at the Lucerne Valley Community Center.
Battalion Chief Kelly Anderson, who took over from Chief Chris Norton, presented the month’s fire service statistics for Station 8.
By Peter Day
A website designed to encourage Lucerne Valley-area voters to sign a petition in support of recalling school board member Dawn Turnbull is up and running.
Paid for by the "Lucerne Valley Political Action Committee," the website has five drop-down menus: "Home," "News Stories," "Board Actions," "Dishonest Dawn" and "Sign The Petition."
Frontier Day event will be held on Aug. 1
Frontier Day is coming Aug. 1 at the Lazy Lizard Ranch, 35535 Highway 18. The event starts at 9 a.m.
Fun for all ages, there will be a Chili Cook Off, Horseshoe Tournament, Gunfighters, a Jail House, live music, karaoke, 50/50 prize raffle, food, drinks, raffles and more.
Frontier Day is sponsored by the Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Vendor, participant applications and "arrest warrant" signs ups are available at the Chamber office.
Tuesday, July 14
9:22 p.m. A weapons arrest was made in the area of Mesa Road and Laramie Road.
7:43 p.m. A drunk in public citation was given on Del Oro Road.
4:16 p.m. A residential burglary was reported in the 30000 block of Lake Street.
11:59 a.m. A disturbance was reported in the 32900 block of Highway 18.
9:59 a.m. A domestic violence related arrest was made on Donaldson Road.
Monday, July 13
10:37 p.m. A drug possession arrest was made in the 32000 block of Highway 18.
By Gary Brodeur
LUCERNE VALLEY — A state "request and recommendation" that hauled water not be permitted to supply new residential development has stymied some desert construction, a development proponent says.
By Peter Day
LUCERNE VALLEY — Patrons of the Lucerne Valley Market & Hardware Store are noticing the solar/cogeneration project is making progress.
Last month, the store received the green light from the county, which paved the way for project developer DS Energy Solutions to start construction. The Apple Valley-based solar construction company is currently installing the parking canopy solar system and will soon install the roof-mounted solar panels and the natural gas-fired generator.
WARRANT: On July 14 at 9:12 p.m., Vincent Barden, 27, of Lucerne Valley was arrested on a $50,000 felony warrant for drug possession and several other drug-related charges. He also was charged with driving under the influence. He was booked into the West Valley Detention Center.
WARRANT: On July 14 at 10:40 p.m., Marilyn Ethel Jacobson, 59, of Lucerne Valley was arrested on a $500,000 warrant for assault with a deadly weapon. She was booked into the West Valley Detention Center.
From Staff and Wire Reports
TWENTY-NINE PALMS – Base officials of the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center informed the Bureau of Land Management recent on the Marine Corps' plans to conduct a large-scale exercise in August of 2016 that will include training in the congressionally established Shared Use Area.