LV players to play at Little League opening day

March 4, 2014

As many as 30 boys and girls from Lucerne Valley are expected to participate in the Apple Valley Little League opening day ceremonies on March 8.

“We have about 840 signups and 62 teams,” said James Phelan, an Apple Valley Little League board member helping to spread the word to Lucerne Valley players and families. We had one of the biggest signups in years.”

Opening Ceremonies will take place at James Woody Park in Apple Valley where AVLL home games are played.

The Apple Valley Little League is a member of Little League’s 49th District.

Letter: Donald L. Fife

March 4, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following is a condensed version of a letter sent to the San Bernardino County Land Use Services Department by longtime Lucerne Valley resident, local historian and professional geologist Donald L. Fife.

Dear Planning Commission
and Board of Supervisors:
I just received notice of this proposed expansion. My father Edward J. Fife started the Hove’s Hi-Grade Aggregate Operation in 1951. As a teenager I worked on this family business known as Lucerne Valley Mining and Materials Co.

Photo: LVES Drama Club Visits School Board

February 19, 2014

Members of the Lucerne Valley Elementary School’s Drama Club presented samples of their upcoming play, “Conflict Resolution In Oz,” to the LVUSD school board last week. The performances will be held during the evenings of Feb. 26 and 27, with one of the performances featuring a dinner theater style meal. “this is truly a collaboration,” said teacher Kay Hall. “These kids are so talented, and the parents have been just amazingly supportive.” Peter Day / The Leader

Photo: Majority Rules

February 19, 2014

A high school student shares his thoughts during last week’s Majority Rules presentation to the LVUSD school board. The organization, whose advisor is Karol Thompson, announced it will hold its 8th annual Majority Rules 10-Mile Walkathon for Drug Free Teens on Saturday, April 5. The event starts at 7 a.m. at Lucerne Valley High School. The Lucerne Valley Majority Rules Club is a youth led drug prevention group that organizes events, activities and community proujects in our schools and in our communities in an effort to keep kids off drugs and to make our communities better.

His Closet yard sale a success

February 19, 2014

Special to the Leader

Windy days did not deter bargain shoppers at the first His Closet Yard Sale.  A small army of volunteers turned out for days prior to the event to sort and ready donated items for sale. 

“We are so honored by the support of the community” said founder Donna Guisa, “and we are thrilled that we were able to raise enough money to support our upcoming projects.” 

The recent week’s yard sale was a truly successful event, although normally all items are given away freely.


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