Burn victim tells hospital staff he was making bomb

August 26, 2014

By ANNELI FOGT
Staff Writer

LUCERNE VALLEY — Sheriff’s deputies and San Bernardino County Fire Department officials were investigating a home on High Road Tuesday evening after a man told St. Joseph Health, St. Mary staff he was making a bomb when it detonated and burned him last week.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said the man was admitted to the hospital around 3 p.m. Aug. 19 with burns. While he was there, he told the hospital staff that he was burned when the bomb he was making detonated.

Residents offer input for Coolwater-Lugo reports

August 26, 2014

U.S. Bureau of Land Management EIS project manager Noel Ludwig presents information regarding Southern California Edison's Coolwater-Lugo Transmission Project during the California Public Utilities Commission public hearing at Lucerne Valley Community Center last Wednesday. David Pardo, Lucerne Valley Leader
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By Gary Brodeur
Staff Writer

Author to share Civil War stories at Root Diggers meeting

August 26, 2014

Roberta Smith recently published book based on great-great-grandfather’s 1864 diary

From Staff Reports

Frank Steinbaugh served in the United States military during the American Civil War some 150 years ago. He kept a diary during 1864, and now his great-great-granddaughter is sharing his stories with the world.

Accreditation rumor concerns Morosco

August 26, 2014

Former bank manager wants public to know Lucerne Valley High School is WASC accredited

BY PETER DAY
Senior Reporter

For more than two decades, former longtime First Mountain Bank manager Jan Morosco has worked diligently to raise scholarship funds for Lucerne Valley High School graduating seniors.

So when a rumor recently started that the high school is not accredited, Morosco became upset.

“If this rumor is believed it could affect our scholarship program,” Morosco said.

Museum News: Oxen yoke

August 26, 2014

MUSEUM NEWS
Inside the Outdoor Museum

By Barbara ‘Rusty’ LaGrange
For the Leader

Whether the pioneers were moving slowly on the way to their new frontier, or whether their farmland was established, oxen were considered the equivalent of today's tractor.

The biggest and most stalwart beast that could be domesticated for farming was the ox. They had stamina, muscle, brute force when needed, and lived on field hay and grains.

The oxen yoke was first devised back in the time of the pharaohs. Egyptians designed the basic yoke as we see it today.

What's Happening - August 27, 2014

August 26, 2014

Red Hat Classy Lassies host luau at Lazy Lizard

On Aug. 12, the Red Hat Classy Lassies hosted a luau at the Lazy Lizard. 
Eleven frisky Red Hat girls from Hesperia joined them for lots of fun and games, including dominoes, cards and pool. Other activities included a refreshing swim, as well as a silent auction and 50/50 raffle. A delicious chicken meal was served. 
Anyone who would like more information about the Red Hat Classy Lassies group should call Marci at 760-963-3775.

Sheriff's Blotter 08-27-14

August 26, 2014

Saturday, Aug. 23
7:08 p.m. — Deputies responded to a report of battery in the area of Harbor Road and Cove Road, but the reporting party did not wish to file a police report.

5:53 p.m. — A person was arrested on suspicion of petty theft in the 32900 area of Highway 18.

Friday, Aug. 22
1:11 p.m. — A deputy filed a report after following up on a child protective services call in the 36400 area of Cochise Road.

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