North Peak Wind project application withdrawn

October 28, 2014


APPLE VALLEY — The Victorville Daily Press last Friday reported the application for the North Peak Wind Energy project is in the process of being withdrawn.

The proposed North Peak Wind Energy project would have featured dozens of industrial-sized windmills in the highlands south of Lucerne Valley and rural Apple Valley.

The request was received by Bureau of Land Management Barstow Field Office Manager Katrina Symons, according to a Daily Press Report.

Weekly Booking logs: October 29, 2014

October 28, 2014


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.

BURGLARY: On Oct. 20 at 1:30 p.m. in Big Bear Lake, 22-year-old Donovan Rea Bacon of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of burglary. He was booked into the Big Bear Station and bail was set at $25,000.

Orange Fanta Bundt Cake

October 28, 2014


This October, I’m all about fun and interesting snacks for Halloween. I love making something festive for my kids to come home from school to. I especially love when it earns me an extra hug or two. This super moist, incredibly delicious Orange Fanta bundt cake is beautiful to look at and earns me those extra hugs I love so dearly.

I dressed up this classic bundt cake recipe with some fun Orange Fanta flavored frosting to give it just an extra touch of Fanta flavor and color.

Lucerne Valley Youth Project seeks donations

October 28, 2014

ABOVE: Pam Hardwick, founder of the Lucerne Valley Youth Project

Senior Reporter

The Lucerne Valley Youth Program is gearing up for the holidays and inviting the community to donate to its annual teen backpack gift program.

Donors are encouraged to give items, or money, to the organization, which provides already filled backpacks to more than 100 teenagers ages 13-17.

High coliform levels cause Lucerne Valley Elementary to use only bottled water

October 25, 2014

Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • Lucerne Valley Elementary School students and staff are drinking only bottled water after a recent testing of the school's well showed higher than average levels of coliform.

"We, in an abundance of caution, have provided bottled water for students and staff," Lucerne Valley Unified School District Superintendent Suzette Davis wrote in an Oct. 24 letter that was sent to school parents and guardians. "In addition, any utensils used in any food prep was advised to be washed with a bleach solution."

Mitsubishi golf tournament benefits library, shelter

October 24, 2014

From left: Gena Oliver, Sharon Ravenstein, Jim Russell, Martha Rader and Pat Hart.

Photo Courtesy Friends of the Library

Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • Proceeds from a recent golf tournament hosted by Mitsubishi Cement Corp. will help two local organizations.

The Friends of the Lucerne Valley Library and the Lucerne Valley Domestic Violence Outreach each received checks for more than $6,000 from Mitsubishi Cement, which held its tournament in Spring Valley Lake on Sept. 29.


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