Mustangs show their spirit as 46 graduate

June 2, 2015

Lucerne Valley High School principal Patricia Courtney, right, and graduate Doris Taulealo, left, share a moment after graduation. Taulealo presented Courtney with a lei made of treats, a Samoan custom.

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • A small but close-knit class of 46 were graduated Friday evening in Lucerne Valley High School's packed Bryan L. Walker Gymnasium.

Fourth annual End of the Year Carnival at LVES

June 2, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

For the fourth year in a row, Lucerne Valley Elementary School students were treated to an End of the Year Carnival.

Sponsored by the LVES Booster Club, last Friday's event had a wide assortment of fun, games and goodies for the students. There was balloon dart games, face painting, popcorn, hot dogs, chips — and snow cones.

"We've gone through more stuff this year," said Keri Gasper, president of the Booster Club.

Museum News: Elam to speak on June 8

June 2, 2015

Above: Clay Elam will discuss the use of plants by Native Americans at the Lucerne Valley Museum from 6-8 p.m. on June 8.

The first people to walk the desert were the nomadic hunter-gatherers of several Indian tribes who knew how to live off what they found. Explore two of these tribes: The Hohokam people of Arizona, and the Cahuilla tribe of Southern California during a presentation June 8, 6-8 pm. The new Evening Desert series is hosted by L.V. Museum Association and is free to the public.

What's Happening - June 3, 2015

June 2, 2015

Majority Rules Pancake Breakfast on June 6

The annual Majority Rules Pancake Breakfast will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 6 at the Lucerne Valley Lions Club.

Tickets are $5. All proceeds go to Majority Rules' summer trip to Rhode Island.

Parking lot sale on June 13

Several stores in the Lucerne Valley Shopping Center will hold a parking lot sale on Saturday, June 13.

The sale will include jewelry, lapidary rough and slabs, hobbies, arts and crafts and more.

Sheriff's Blotter 06-03-15

June 2, 2015

Tuesday, May 26

7:51 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Crescent Road.

7:43 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Custer Avenue

6:07 p.m. Deputies were called to keep the peace on Midway Avenue.

2:53 p.m. A vehicle theft was reported on Lakota Ranch Road.

10:48 a.m. Deputies investigated a child endangerment allegation on Buenos Aires.

9:27 a.m. A theft was reported in the area of Camp Rock Road and Rabbit Springs Road.

9:16 a.m. A disturbance was reported on High Road.

Monday, May 25

Weekly Booking Logs: June 3, 2015

June 2, 2015

BURGLARY: On May 21 at 6:19 a.m. Helen Rose Moss, 30, of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of burglary. She was booked into the Barstow Station, bail was set at a total of $35,000 over two charges, and she was released later the same day.

DRUNK IN PUBLIC: On May 20 at 6:50 p.m., Steven Christophe Parry, 28, of Apple Valley was arrested by Lucerne Valley deputies on suspicion being drunk in public. He was booked and released the next day.

Churches join for 'Evening in the Park'

June 2, 2015

Above, from left, Michael Ketchum, Mike Neferdorf and David Rader play worship songs in Pioneer Park last Friday evening. David Rader / Special to the Leader

Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and lots of lemonade were consumed free of charge in Pioneer Park last Friday evening as representatives from many different churches in Lucerne Valley gathered to play music, and feed anyone and everyone who came along.

Public comment sought for new solar project proposal in Lucerne Valley

May 30, 2015

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

A public scoping meeting will be held on Thursday, June 4 in Lucerne Valley regarding a proposed 190-acre solar project near two existing farms on Camp Rock Road.

The meeting will be held from 6 to 9 p.m at the Lucerne Valley Community Center at 33187 Highway 247 East in Lucerne Valley.

The project, which is being proposed by Lucerne Valley Solar One, is planned to be a 20 megawatt, photovoltaic solar electric power generating facility. The project would connect with existing Southern California Edison 33-kilovolt electrical line.


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