Poker run for Lyle Thomas's honorary mayor candidacy

June 11, 2013

A poker run was held last weekend to benefit the candidacy of Lyle Thomas, who is running for Honorary Mayor of Lucerne Valley. The event started at the Y Saloon and ended at the Cadillac Ranch in Apple Valley. There, the group enjoyed lunch provided by Pat Rose, had raffles and a 50/50 drawing. Thomas’s campaign manager Pam Hardwick won the 50/50 and donated it back. Music was provided by Merletallica. There was an auction. Neal Stoller won the poker hand. “Everyone had a great time,” said Hardwick. “The weather was perfect for riding.”

Obituary: William “Bill” DeWitt

June 11, 2013

William “Bill” DeWitt was born on Dec. 7, 1961 in Great Lakes, Ill. and graduated to Heaven on May 23, 2013 in his home with his wife at his side, due to complications from a brain injury.

Bill and his family moved to Lucerne Valley from Spring, Texas in 2002. He was in construction for 20 years until he was injured during an attempted carjacking on August 25, 2004. This took a big toll on the family, but Bill was determined to overcome any obstacle.

Letter to the Editor: Support the rejection of the current DRECP

June 10, 2013

This Wednesday (June 12) at 11 a.m., the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors is holding a special meeting to consider a moratorium on any new commercial wind and solar projects in the county, until the County General Plan can be amended to deal with them. Please e-mail these three supervisor chiefs of staff a short letter such as:

Local residents display love for animals at second annual Valentine's Day in June

June 4, 2013

By MARY JAGGLI
Special to the Leader

In contrast to the past abuse she endured, Valentine the pit bull was showered with love at the second annual “Valentine’s Day in June” outreach June 1 at Pioneer Park in Lucerne Valley.

A happy ending for abused and neglected animals is the goal of event coordinator Regene Fonville, co-founder of the Sounds of Silent Spirits Rescue and Sanctuary.

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