Letter to the Editor: Respectful offroading

April 26, 2016

Illegal OHV activity has become an increasing problem within our rural desert communities. I am a fellow OHV rider, and I exercise and appreciate my rights to ride in our desert.

However, we as riders and fellow community members need to be cognizant of the fact that many of the dirt roads that comprise the "trails" in our desert also run through rural communities. Communities where people live and children play.

Lions Club: 120 gather for Double R Bar Regulators event

April 26, 2016

LUCERNE VALLEY — The Lucerne Valley Lions Club Shooting Range was transformed into an image straight out of the Old West on April 16.

More than 120 members of the Single Action Shooting Society — from all over Southern California and beyond — dressed up in all manner of garb from the mid- to-late-1800s. And all were packing vintage or period correct replicas of the firearms of the day.

The Double R Bar Regulators, which is a member of the Single Action Shooting Society, held its annual two-day event at the club facilities.

Recipe: Frozen Chocolate Covered Smores Bananas

April 26, 2016

By Holly Sosa

Ingredients

• 3 large bananas, sliced

• 1 12 ounce bag chocolate chips

• 3 graham crackers, crushed

Instructions

Place sliced bananas on a lined baking sheet and freeze for 20 minutes.

Melt chocolate chips over high heat in a glass bowl placed over saucepan filled with water, stirring frequently. Remove from heat once chocolate is melted completely.

Remove banana slices from freezer and, using a fork, dunk them into melted chocolate, flipping over once to coat evenly.

Movie Review: 'The Trust'

April 26, 2016

By Karen Chutsky
The Movie Lady

Starring Nicolas Cage, Elijah Woods

Here’s the synopsis: A pair of off-beat Vegas cops in charge of crime scene evidence become aware of a massive bank vault hidden in a convenience store after investigating some shady goings on at a Vegas hotel and following the trail of a released criminal working as a waiter there. They decide to plan their own daft heist to steal whatever riches are in the vault. But along the way the oddball losers manage to screw the whole thing up, over and over.

Lions Club hosts LVES pancake breakfast

April 19, 2016

The Lucerne Valley Lions Club hosted a pancake breakfast fundraiser for the 6th graders at Lucerne Valley Elementary School. They are raising money for their Disneyland field trip at the end of the year. They raised $400! Pictured, from left to right, are Mrs. Lane, Aubry Hirschhorn, Melody Picco, Abigail Johnson, Mrs. Paddack; bottom is Liliana Velasco, Landon Lindner, Krystal Mills (Josclyn Nichols was there for the help but was not there for the picture). Photo courtesy Keri Gasper

Coming Up: Mega Swap Meet

April 19, 2016

The Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the inaugural Mega Swap Meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. A total of eight venue locations will host vendor booths, costing vendors $15, along the heart of the town. Booth sizes vary.

Both spots are still available. The following are the locations:

Cadillac Antiques, 32090 Highway 18. Contact Pat or Ralf at (760) 248-2829.

Henry's Bargains, 32767 Old Woman Springs Road. Contact Henry or Carrie at (760) 524-8519.

Jack O'Landia, 32451 Highway 18. Contact Mary Ann at (760) 553-6992.

Garden Club tour on Friday

April 19, 2016

Are you interested in gardening? Lucerne Valley's Desert Crossroads Garden Club, a local branch of the National Garden Clubs, is hosting two upcoming events for anyone interested in flexing their green thumb.

On Friday April 22nd, the Desert Crossroads Garden Club is hosting Annual Garden Tour & Arbor Day Celebration. The club invites members of the community to tour local member gardens and the garden club's very own Water Awareness Garden. Memorial & Honor Trees are also available for purchase, trees will be planted in the Water Awareness Garden.

5 Things To do - April 20, 2016

April 19, 2016

1. Garden Tour: Desert Crossroads Garden Club is hosting Annual Garden Tour & Arbor Day Celebration. The club invites members of the community to tour local member gardens and the garden club's very own Water Awareness Garden. Memorial & Honor Trees are also available for purchase, trees will be planted in the Water Awareness Garden.

When: Friday, 9 a.m.

Where: Tour begins at the Lucerne Valley Water Awareness Garden behind the Senior Center at 10431 Allen Way.

Cost: Lunch is $8

What's Happening - April 20, 2016

April 19, 2016

Community Food Give Away

The Community Food Give Away will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, April 21 at Lucerne Valley Community Church, 10375 Ladera Road, east of Pioneer Park. The give away is for qualified low-income families. The event occurs monthly on the third Thursday.

Bake Sale

Lucerne Valley Assembly of God will hold at bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 at the Lucerne Valley Market. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Woman's Ministry.

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