Lucerne Valley Elementary Booster Club food drive a success

December 30, 2014

ABOVE: From left to right, Joei Miller, Samantha Kerestessy, Britta Smith, Kim Evans, Keri Lindner, Lacey Kalinowski, and Lou Gasper. These are the volunteers who helped sort items and make the food baskets.

Elementary school boosters receive assistance from the LV Lions and Sewing Guild


Staff Report

A canned food drive sponsored by the Lucerne Valley Elementary School Booster Club collected enough food to make nine food boxes.

Each of the boxes was filled with boxed potatoes, rice, noodles, and some had hot cocoa packets.

Quad collides with SUV on Clark Road

December 30, 2014

Staff Report

A driver on a quad sustained major injuries after colliding with a vehicle Monday afternoon.

According to a Daily Press report, the quad driver was hit by a black Ford Escape SUV just after 1 p.m. on Clark Road west of Custer Avenue.

The quad driver was transported by ground ambulance to Pioneer Park where he was transported by air ambulance to a San Bernardino area trauma center with major injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The name of the injured quad driver was unavailable by press time.

What's Happening - December 31, 2014

December 30, 2014

LVEDA Tuesday, Jan. 6

The Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association will hold its next regular meeting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at the Senior Center.
This meeting will be a forum to help draft a unified response to the State’s DRECP and the County’s SPARC (Renewable Energy plans) from unincorporated communities/organizations within the First and Third Supervisorial Districts. Invited will be representatives from the Morongo Basin west to Oak Hills who are actively involved in protecting our respective communities from these pending plans and dictates.

Recipes: Semi-Homemade Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

December 30, 2014


During the holiday season, the term busy is an understatement for what most of us experience. With guests stopping in, often unannounced, and several holiday parties to attend, having an easy to make dessert on hand to entertain and feed those guests is always a good idea. But with all of our extra time devoted to the holiday, who even has time to create an impressive dessert?

Teachers R Heroes awardee Naomi Oyadomari recognized by Mitsubishi

December 22, 2014

Lucerne Valley Middle School teacher Naomi Oyadomari is all smiles after receiving surprises from Mitsubishi Cement plant manager Jim Russell, right, and vice president of operations H.O. “Bud” Biggs. Photo: Peter Day / The Leader

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

The region is coming to realize what Lucerne Valley students and parents have known for a quarter century: Middle school history teacher Naomi “Miss O” Oyadomari is one of the most dynamic teachers around.


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