Photo: FFA event

November 18, 2014

Chart Your Way to the Treasures of Success: On Nov. 7, the Lucerne Valley FFA program took 18 students to the High Desert Section Leadership Conference in Valyermo. They interacted with other chapters, participated in games led by the section officers, and hiked up the mountain to learn how to repel off of a boulder and do a ropes course. “We played many games, made many new friends, and overall had a great, memorable time,” said FFA Chapter reporter Keagan Weis. “We’re excited to see what next year has in store for us!”


Photo: Veterans Day

November 18, 2014

While there was no official town-wide event to honor our veterans, the community showed its respect and honor for the men, woman and canines that serve and protect our freedom. A group of patriots (including local resident Pam Hardwick) waved the U.S. flag at the Dale Evans freeway overpass. John Miller and his family put up flags along the drive. And loved ones remembered those who have served and passed away at the cemetery.

What's Happening - November 19, 2014

November 18, 2014

Lucerne Valley Blooming and Budding Artists Art Show Nov. 22 and 23
It’s time for the Blooming and Budding Artist to get together for the Annual Art Show on Saturday, Nov. 22 and Sunday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We would like to show case the talents of Lucerne Valley citizens and their families.
We need paintings, sculptures of all kinds, photography, etc. Did your parents or grandparents paint? Bring it in to show it off. Are your children creative? Show samples of their art work.

LVES students learn SafeMoves

November 18, 2014

A group of Lucerne Valley Elementary School students were taught a potentially life-saving lesson last week. Two representatives of the non-profit SafeMoves organization visited the school to teach traffic safety. Students learned to signal as they ride their bicycles and to follow bicycle safety rules. Several got to try their skills while riding a course adjacent to LVES classrooms.

Reporter's Notebook: This 'n That

November 18, 2014

I was chatting with Jerry Bryant, owner of the Lazy Lizard Ranch, last Saturday at the Cadillac Antiques parking lot sale. It turns out that Jerry has known the Muldoons, who own the new business, for decades. Jerry, the Muldoons and other friends envision great things for that part of Highway 18. They see several new businesses popping up and creating a healthy, vibrant synergy. Sounds like a great vision.

Last weekend I tried Holly Sosa’s Mississippi Roast crockpot recipe. Awesome! The next day I had tasty meat to make shredded beef tacos.

Remembering a very special member of our town

November 18, 2014

"Chow Chow" waits for his food in front of the Lucerne Valley Market and Hardware Store. Photo by Bill Lembright


Some people called him “Bear”, I guess, but everyone around here called him just Chow Chow.  He appeared several years ago (3 or 4?), wandering around the parking lot, as do a number of stray dogs periodically.

Weekly Booking Logs: November 12, 2014

November 18, 2014

The Leader publishes the names of those who are arrested in Lucerne Valley as well as Lucerne Valley residents who are arrested elsewhere in San Bernardino County, along with the reason for their arrest. All information comes from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

LOITERING: On Nov. 6 at 3:15 p.m., 30-year-old Andrew William Anderson of Lucerne Valley was arrested in the town of Apple Valley for loitering. He was booked and released the next morning.

Sheriff's Blotter 11-19-14

November 18, 2014


Tuesday, Nov. 11
5:38 p.m. A Sage Street resident reported the VIN number of a vehicle had been tampered with.
3:37 p.m. Deputies were called to keep the peace at a Pawnee Street residence.
3:12 p.m. A drug arrest was made in the 35800 block of Sage Street.
1:41 p.m. A vehicle theft was reported on Fairlane Road.
10:11 a.m. An arrest was made in the 32600 block of Carnelian Road.


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