Local Digest: August 12, 2015

August 11, 2015


Movies in the Park Series resumes Aug. 28

Lucerne Valley Parks and Recreation's 2015 Summer Movies In The Park series will resume Aug. 28. Because of generous sponsors OMYA California, Mitsubishi Cement Corp. and the Lucerne Valley Road Runners, three family-oriented movies were offered this year. The series will continue with "The Wizard of Oz" on Aug. 28. It will be shown in Pioneer Park, 33187 Highway 247 East, when dark. Admission is free. For more information, please call the Park Office at 760-248-7048.

What's Happening - August 12, 2015

August 11, 2015

Museum 'NightWalks' to match Movie Nights in the Park

Hot summer, cool nights. The Outdoor Museum is changing its selected openings to night events called "NightWalk." They'll be open from 7 p.m. until the movie begins, matching with the CSA 29 Movies in the Park schedule. NightWalks will continue on Aug. 28. An additional NightWalk (without a movie) is planned for Friday, Sept. 4, from 7-9 p.m. Be sure to bring your flashlight. Entrance to Lucerne Valley Outdoor Museum is free.

Inland Counties Legal Services to visit Lucerne Valley

Recipe: Glazed peaches — a non-dairy delight

August 11, 2015

By Holly Sosa


• ½ cup brown sugar

• 2 tablespoons butter, melted

• ¼ cup water

• 1 teaspoon vanilla

• 3 peaches, cleaned and halved

• dash of cinnamon (optional)

• dash of mint (optional)


1. In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, butter, water, and vanilla.

2. Arranged peaches face down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

3. Brush glaze all over peaches, reserving a small amount.

Weather: Rain makes a splash in LV

August 11, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

A fast-moving rain storm dropped much-needed rain on Lucerne Valley last week.

While rain measurements varied throughout the area, Lucerne Valley received more than some of its neighbors. Last Wednesday, the San Bernardino County Flood Control District reported that Lucerne Valley had received 0.69 inches. Meanwhile Apple Valley only received 0.02 inches at Rock Springs Road and Adelanto got 0.24 inches. Phelan received the most with 0.75 inches. Hesperia had unusual variety of weather with rain and even hail.

Frontier Day brings LV's past to the present

August 11, 2015

Staff Report

Set on a ranch steeped in history, last Saturday's Frontier Day at Lazy Lizard Ranch transported event visitors to a simpler time.

Sponsored by the Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Frontier Event was geared for all-comers of all ages. There was live music, karaoke, a jail house, Native American dancers, gunfighters and a horseshoe tournament.

A chili cookoff showcased a variety of recipes with many bowls of the hot, classic western dish being consumed.

Recall effort has enough signatures

August 11, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

A special election to vote on the recall of school board member Dawn Turnbull is one step closer to reality.

On Wednesday, Aug. 5, primary recall petitioner Keri Gasper is expected to submit petition signatures to the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters office.

"I currently have about 875 signatures," Gasper said last Friday afternoon. "We only needed 715 signatures to complete the recall, but we wanted to obtain 25 percent more as a just in case."

What's Happening - August 5, 2015

August 11, 2015

First Assembly Back to School Party

First Assembly of God Church in Lucerne Valley is hosting a Back to School Party on Sunday, Aug. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The event will feature an inflatable bounce house and slides, free popcorn, nachos and snowcones.

The first 100 students grades kindergarten through 8th-grade will receive a free backpack.

First Assembly of God is located at 10216 Crystal Creek Road, Lucerne Valley. Pastor Kevin Bryant. For more information, visit www.vfassembly.org.

Sheriff's Blotter 08-05-15

August 11, 2015

Tuesday, July 28

3:56 p.m. Graffiti was reported in the area of Crystal Creek Road and Carnelian Road.

5:01 p.m. A disturbance was reported by a Spinel Road resident.

Monday, July 27

8:43 p.m. An assault with a deadly weapon arrest was made in the 30600 block of Highway 18.

Sunday, July 26

11:11 p.m. A burglary was reported on Fairlane Road.

4:45 p.m. A domestic battery was reported on Visalia Avenue.

4:43 p.m. A noise related disturbance was reported by a Furst Street resident.


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