Sheriff's Blotter 07-16-14

July 15, 2014

July 7
10:24 a.m. - A search was conducted on Fairlane Road.
July 6
7:59 p.m. - The Fire Department responded to a call on Mesa Road.
6:39 p.m. - A burglary was reported on Custer Avenue
3:50 p.m. - A call regarding a possible weapon was made on Foothill Road.
3:06 a.m. - A battery was reported on Custer Avenue.
July 5
8:54 p.m. - A resident reported hearing shots in the 38300 block of Old Woman Springs Road.
2:15 p.m. - Trespassing was reported in the 33300 block of Sunrise Road.

Grand Opening: Country Cottage Boutique

July 15, 2014

Barbara Veale, Lucerne Valley resident since 1942, has opened the Country Cottage Boutique, a consignment shop for local artisans. She wanted to thank the Lucerne Valley Leader newspaper for helping to make her grand opening Saturday a success. Many local residents responded to the article and ad in last week’s Leader and dropped by to browse and buy handcrafted goods.

Commentary: CPUC should shelve Coolwater-Lugo application

July 15, 2014


We all need and enjoy the benefits of electricity and its transmission.  Southern California Edison’s job is to keep the lights on.  Renewable energy is a neat idea with wind (but mostly) solar as a potential significant generator in our desert setting.  We also have a unique environment, land-use character, custom and culture that would be adversely affected by even some of these projects with the integrity of our communities being diluted if not destroyed.

Lucerne Valley Market & Hardware store serves as film location for music video

July 9, 2014

LUCERNE VALLEY, California • For one day, small town Lucerne Valley Market & Hardware store was home to a big city film production.

On Wednesday, Saint Raymond, a singer-songwriter from Nottingham, England, a British director and producer brought an Los Angeles-based crew to shoot a music video.

The Market's restaurant area was used in the video's story line.

"It's perfect," said film producer Liz Kessler of London-based Academy Films. "So far we're having happy times."

Fireworks, parade wow town

July 8, 2014

Once again, Lucerne Valley residents enjoyed a complete schedule of events to celebrate America’s independence.

On Thursday, July 3, many gathered at Pioneer Park for a colorful fireworks display. Before the red, white and blue lit up the sky, attendees enjoyed the music of Phat Cat Swinger, games and food provided by several vendors.

“This is the neatest, easiest event to run,” said CSA 29 Manager Reese Troublefield. “It’s so much fun.”


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