By HOLLY SOSA
Prepare yourself because I am about to rock your tastebuds with this recipe for a zesty, onion and bacon-filled, cheesy burger. The star of the show is the inside the patty crumbled bacon and finely diced green onion. If you are throwing a barbecue or party in the warm weather this year, you’ll be sure to impress when you whip up these savory cheeseburgers for your family and friends.
Twenty-six Lucerne Valley High School FFA members attended the 86th State FFA Leadership Conference in Fresno from April 12-15.
The conference attracted more than 5,000 members from across the state.
The four days were jammed packed with keynote speakers, national officer speeches, state officer retiring addresses, awards in outstanding agriculture projects, competitions and scholarships. Entertainment was provided by the state FFA band, choir, talent and David Nail in concert.
By PETER DAY
John Wilson of the county’s Ambassador Energy of the Desert program will talk about the program and the Lucerne Valley Community Solar Challenge at the next meeting of the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association.
LVEDA will meet at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6 at the Senior Center.
Additional presentations include an update on the Daily Press and the Leader by Daily Press Editor Steve Hunt and Leader Editor Peter Day.
By RICHARD SELBY
Last December, I wrote a three part series of articles addressing mutual water company issues and needs to help inform the public of just what these types of water purveyors are. I addressed training that happened in January and February. I informed that if there was a good turnout to the training then MWA would see fit to add some funds to its next fiscal year’s budget for Small Water Systems and Disadvantaged Communities (DAC) Assistance. As I write this article, MWA is about to pass this budget.
LUCERNE VALLEY • A centerpiece event for the Lucerne Valley Roadrunners has been canceled.
The Woman, Citizen and Humanitarian of the Year event, which was set for May 17, will not be held, according to even co-organizer Jean Magee.
“Due to lack of participation we are canceling the program for Woman, Citizen, Humanitarian of the Year,” Magee said.
Every year, the Roadrunners hand out awards to Lucerne Valley residents who have made a difference in the community.
Honorary Mayor chicken dinner kickoff to take place at Moose Lodge on May 3
By PETER DAY
It’s deja vu for Honorary Mayor Lyle Thomas who again will face challenger Rock Griffith in the 2014 edition of the annual Honorary Mayor race.
The race officially will kick off at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 3 at the Moose Lodge. The Lucerne Valley community is invited to attend the free chicken dinner event.
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.
PETTY THEFT:On April 17 at 5:25 p.m. in the area of Oracle Road and Old Woman Springs Road, 22-year-old Donovan Bacon of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of petty theft. He was booked into the Victor Valley Station and released the next day.
Wednesday, April 23
Theft — 32600 block of State Highway 18
Annoying Phone Calls — 32800 bock of Zircon Road
Traffic Citation — Planetary Avenue/Buena Vista Road
Missing Person — 37700 block of Foothill Road
Petty Theft — 32900 block of State Highway 18
Tuesday, April 22
Traffic — Highway 18 and Barstow Road
Fire Department — 32800 block of Verdugo Road
Battery — 3500 block of El Dorado Street
Public Disturbance — 35100 block of Foothill Road