Sheriff's Blotter 7-10-13

July 16, 2013

BURGLARY: A caller at 10:51 p.m. on July 1 reported that several people came over to the caller’s home in the 30000 area of Emerald Road to take back items. According to the reporting party, the suspects confronted the caller and forced their way into the house.

ARSON: A caller in the 30000 area of Highway 18 reported a fire had been set at a store. The incident was reported at 9:39 on July 2.

BURGLARY: On July 2 at 6:47 p.m., a caller in the 30000 area of Desert View Road reported their home was broken into, wires were cut and a trailer was missing.

Lucerne Valley’s first July 4th event was centered around ice

July 16, 2013


Like it has for the past 41 years, the red, white and blue of the Grand Old Flag shined bright as it made its way down Highway 18 in Lucerne Valley on July 4.

While Lucerne Valley’s first parade was more than four decades ago, its history of celebrating the independence of our country goes back much further.

Religion: God’s Comfort in the Psalms—Part 1

July 16, 2013


Do you know someone who needs real comfort? Here needs are met in God’s song book of the Bible.

Feeling Abandoned? — Psalm 10
“You hear, O Lord, the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry, defending the fatherless and the oppressed…” 10:17

Your World’s Falling Apart? — Psalm 46
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.” 46:1,2

Fast fun for the family

July 3, 2013

Photo by Peter Day

With the voice of track operator Diego Lopez calling the action over the public address system, BMX competitors raced around the Lucerne Valley X Roads BMX track during Olympic Day competition last Sunday night.

Families came to the track to support their children, some of whom were competing for the first time during the event that was free and open to the public. Above, a father helps his young competitor at the starting gate.


SCE hosts open house

July 3, 2013


A small but highly interested number of Lucerne Valley residents attended last Thursday’s open house hosted by Southern California Edison at the Senior Center.

Dozens of tasty-looking cookies and other refreshments were untouched, however, as the attendees were more concerned about digesting how SCE’s Coolwater-Lugo Transmission Project may affect them.


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