Lucerne Valley High School Class of 2015 Graduates

June 9, 2015

Alma Alba-Medina

Manuel De Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez

Herlinda Carlos-Limas

Brittany Castellon

Belen M. Cervin

Jacquline Angela Marie Chance

Deven DeFontaine

Samantha Ann Elam

Johnny Obe Franco (Adams)

Angel Gaeta

Emma Megan Quinn Garcia

Braelynn Gasper

Erika Natalie Gomez

Cinthia G. Gonzalez Portillo

Brittany Ann Guzman

John Hall

Christina Marie Horton

Mauricio Lopez (Noriega)

Kameron Zachary Marx

Marissa Anne Matlock

Analise Beth McFarland

Weekly Booking Logs: June 10, 2015

June 9, 2015

WARRANT: On May 31 at 4:45 p.m. in Twin Peaks, Jeremy George Roberts, 32, of Lucerne Valley was arrested on a total of $50,000 warrants for domestic battery and drug possession. He was booked into the Glen Helen Regional Center.

PARAPHERNALIA: On May 27 at 12:58 a.m. in Apple Valley, Wayne Eugene Bowers of Lucerne Valley was arrested on a vehicle citation and being under the suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Apple Valley Town station and released the same morning.

Obituaries: Roger Dean Barden, Rebecca Reed

June 9, 2015

Above: Roger Dean Barden

Roger Dean Barden

1940 - 2015

Roger Dean Barden passed away on May 29, 2015. Born in 1940, he was 75. He passed away after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

He was a very kind and gentle man who loved reading science history and music. He was an accomplished classical guitarist and enjoyed playing his lute daily. He spoke three different languages fluently.

Lucerne Valley helping fire victims

June 5, 2015

The Hernandez family home was boarded up following the tragic fire of June 3 that claimed the life of Paul Hernandez. Caroline Lieber / For the Leader

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

Lucerne Valley residents are springing into action to help the Hernandez family after husband/father Paul Hernandez was killed in an early morning fire at their Topaz Avenue home on June 3.

Trailer fire in Joshua Tree kills goats

June 3, 2015

From Staff Reports

JOSHUA TREE — Several goats were killed when a trailer fire threatened structures in the 64000 block of Moonlight Mesa Road in Joshua Tree on Tuesday afternoon, according to the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

County firefighters responded to a reported motorhome fire at 3:45 p.m. The call was later upgraded to a full structure fire response due to multiple reports indicating adjacent structures involved.

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


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