Aug 22, 2019
Vehicle Rollover Ignites Vegetation FirePhotos courtesy of Big Bear Fire DepartmentBig Bear Lake, CA, August 22, 2019 ____ Early Thursday morning the Big Bear Fire Crews and Cal Fire Crews responded to a report of a traffic collision resulting in a vegetation fire northeast of Big Bear City. Big...
Aug 22, 2019
BBFD Emergency WarningSiren Test OutcomesRange & Functional Issue IdentifiedBig Bear Lake, CA, August 22, 2019___ Big Bear Fire Department conducted its first test of its local Emergency Warning Sirens, since they were silenced approximately 10 years ago due to changes in technology and rad...
Aug 18, 2019
Officer down…Officer ANDRE MOYE JRAugust 16, 2019Riverside Police Officer Ryan J. Railsback PIOMonday, August 12, 2019, at approximately 5:37 P.M. a call to Riverside Police Department, for immediate assistance for an “officer down” , was requested by California Highway Patr...
Aug 16, 2019
Update: 60 SWARM Continues Repairs on State Route 60WEEK #4 BE AWAREWeekend CongestionSan Bernardino, The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) 60 SWARM Projects continue on State Route 60 (SR-60) to repair deteriorated pavement slabs and replace the Pipeline, Monte Vista and Bens...
Aug 15, 2019
Emergency SIREN TestsPhoto by E TIn BIG BEAR VALLEY next WeekARE You Prepared??Monthly SIREN Tests BeginThe Public will be Notified by Siren in an Actual EmergencyAugust 15, 2019____ Sirens will once again become a tool of Big Bear Fire Department to notify the public of emergency situations requ...
Aug 13, 2019
BARSTOW FireSan Bernardino Local Responsibility Area (LRA),adjacent to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) landLucerne Valley Vegetation FirePhoto courtesy SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENTMonday August 10:54 A.M.____SanBernardino County Fire (SBCoFD) crews were dispatched to a reportedvegetation...
Aug 09, 2019
Congressman PAUL COOKRequests AssistanceU.S. Small Business AdministrationWashington D.C.____ Tuesday, August 6, 2019U.S. Representative Paul Cook (CA-08) sent a letter to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton requesting both Kern and San Bernardino coun...
Aug 05, 2019
AUGUST 6, 2019The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)PostponedRock Scaling Work on Route 178 (SR-178) in Ridgecrest.CALTRANS Crews in RidgecrestTuesday, August6, 2019, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin rock scaling work on State Route 178 (SR-178)...
Aug 04, 2019
At Lytle CreekVIDEO Hoist Rescue in Action:https://www.facebook.com/sbcountysheriff/videos/2911299972244618/?__xts__[0]=68.ARAq0KZ9ZVWt-GHtpy4Tr_W3LiA3QRx1_aeokfEecYWoCpJR7b_BtG5_CsMZCxj1GziGFpBJ3qC8rSoa1Yx6kqvJjDGw1Xtv5jTVUzsHpBNb4WRo7VzVYd62Kzx-rCrsOnPGeWhFczm2Plb6RBRJbNPgd3hMYsyUIVRkRrz0uf9cfD3l1...
Jul 30, 2019
2 PUBLIC MeetingsBig Bear LakeWEDNESDAY July 31stState Route 330 Closure Information Meetings9:00 A.M. Wednesday morning -RUNNING SPRINGS TO HIGHLAND: 20 mins [0 min Delay]HIGHLAND TO RUNNING SPRINGS: 22 mins [1 min Delay]One-Way Traffic SR-330 from Dollar Bill Curve (Running Springs) to Live Oa...
Jul 29, 2019
Sheriff's AviationConducts Hoist RescueSaturday, July 27th, Douglas Hill and his son Casey Hill were hiking the Pacific Crest Trail east from Lake Silverwood. During the hike, Douglas suffered from dehydration and heat related illness. Douglas lost consciousness and Casey used his cell phone t...
Jul 28, 2019
New FEATURESNew ACCOUNT NUMBERSBig Bear Lake Department of Water (DWP) customers will soon be able to pay their bills using a credit card at the DWP office with no fees. This among other benefits is one reason the DWP will soon make the transition to a new customer information system and online ...
Jul 28, 2019
TAXPAYER UpdateJULY 26, 2019____The LA Times Editorial Board did a good job outlining a new legislative proposal that is trying to take away voter transparency. In a last minute gut and amend of Senate Bill #268, the proponents are clearly trying to ram this bill through the legislative process ...
Jul 26, 2019
JULY 25 2019AVOID the SWARM this weekendon State Route 60 between Interstate 15 andState Routes 60/91/215 in Riverside!Buzz around on the detours to avoid delays!Project Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8p-wu054dEProject Website: https://www.60swarm.com/60 Swarm Hotline: 833-60-SWARM (833...
Jul 25, 2019
60 SWARM SpanishMaps and InformationJULY 25 2019Project Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8p-wu054dE
Jul 23, 2019
Monsoon Weather May AffectRoadways State Routes 74 & 243Cranston Burn ScarJuly 23, 2019, San Bernardino ____The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting the traveling public that the National Weather Service (NWS) has projected an influx of monsoonal moisture which may ...
Jul 22, 2019
About Public Safety IssuesAssemblyman Jay ObernolteCalifornia’s budget was just signed and it includes some worthwhile new investments to keep our communities safe:$25 million to support regional emergency responseand readiness.$50 million to support crime prevention and victimassistance.$7...
Jul 21, 2019
The 36TH ANNUALNational Night OutBig Bear Valley Homeowners, Families and Friends are invited to come and enjoy the National Night Out hosted by Sheriff Captain Mitch Datillo and the Big Bear Sheriff Department. The Tuesday Evening Event will begin at 4:00 P.M. and end at 7:00 P.M. at Big Bear L...
Jul 18, 2019
Emergency Road Repairs on State Route 18San Bernardino, CA____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will start the next phase of emergency drainage, guardrail and slope repairs on State Route 18 (SR-18) (Mile Marker #19.6 to #20.6) in the San Bernardino Mountains.The work will ...
Jul 18, 2019
Photo by RICHARD MILLENER 2018Rock Fall Barrier Installation BeginsEXPECT Delays near Runnings SpringsSan Bernardino Mountains, California ____ July 17, 2019The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has begun a Rock Fall Barrier Installation Project on State Route 330 (SR-330) near ...
Jul 16, 2019
CITY MANAGERJEFFMATHIEU His AnnouncesUpcomingRetirementBig Bear Lake, CA___ After 13 years proudlyserving as the City of Big Bear Lake City Manager, Jeff Mathieu will soon beretiring.Jeff Mathieu came to Big Bear Lake in 2006 afteran earlier 31-year management career primarily with the City of Santa...
Jul 14, 2019
Air Rescue 306 & 40-King CrewsConduct Injured Hiker RescueSaturday afternoon, July 13th, Kyle Jeefoong Chan hiked to the summit of Mount Baldy with friends. Upon their descending hike, at the 6,100' level, Chan sustained a leg injury and was unable to walk. The injured hiker, 23 year-old Ch...
Jul 13, 2019
To Earthquake Shattered TRONAPhotos courtesy of Assemblyman Obernolte staff 071019Town Hall Community Comes TogetherRepresenting the 33rd Assembly District, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) issued the following statement when he spoke to the Earthquake Town Hall a community gathering, at Tr...
Jul 13, 2019
July 15, 2019 - Updated from the Office of Michael FresquezSenior Advisor-Communications DirectorCongressman Paul Cook | Eighth District of California1027 Longworth | Washington, DC 20515“Rep. Cook has been working with Representative McCarthy and California’s Senators to secure a fe...
Jul 12, 2019
Congressman Paul CookOffers Assistance & SupportMap shows epicenter of the M7.1 July 5, 2019 southern California earthquake (USGS)Last Friday, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Ridgecrest and was felt throughout southern California. This earthquake followed the 6.4 magnitude foreshock in t...
Jul 12, 2019
Governor NewsomSecures Earthquakes Emergency DeclarationSACRAMENTO – Continuing to provide aid and support to those impacted by multiple large magnitude earthquakes near Ridgecrest, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday, July 9th, that the White House has approved his request for a Pres...
Jul 11, 2019
Swiftly Knock DownBaldwin Lake Residence FIREThursday July 12, 2019___ Big Bear Fire Crews responded to an originally reported to be a vegetation fire and soon corrected to be a structure fire, when the Fire Fighters found it to be a residential located at Parkway Drive in Baldwin Lake at approx...
Jul 11, 2019
Big Bear Lake CouncilIntroduces NEW TEAMPhoto courtesy City of Big Bear LakeLeft to right: Steve Raney (Chief Building Official), Phil Mosley (Director of Community Services), Kelly Ent (Director ofGovernment Services), Erica Stephenson (City Clerk/Director of Administrative Services), Jae Hill ...
Jul 05, 2019
MET Deputies Make ArrestThursday, July 4th at 8:35 P.M., San BernardinoCounty Sheriff Deputies assigned to the MultipleEnforcement Team (MET) at the Highland Police Department were dispatched tothe 7400 block of Elm Street in Highland. The Team assisted CalFire personnelwho were responding to a repo...
Jul 03, 2019
In Big Bear LakeThe Traffic Management Plan was designed to help move vehicles along at a faster, more controlled pace.The plan involves limiting left-turns onto Big Bear Boulevard, while right-hand turns are encouraged.__________Thursday July 4, 2019 in Big Bear Lake, California, after dark, th...
Jul 02, 2019
Drive Sober OR…Get Pulled July 4th HolidaysDrive Sober or Get Pulled Over This 4th of July HolidayThe 4th of July Holiday season is a time to enjoy fireworks and show country pride, but is also traditionally one of the more dangerous times on the road.To keep families safe this Independence...
Jun 30, 2019
Big BearAirport GatesOpen to the Public at 10:00 A.M.Saturday morningJULY 6thAir FAIRSATURDAYBig Bear AIRPORTFantastic Fairway FUN * FOOD **Family & Friends *Aircraft DISPLAYPLANES HELICOPTERSMilitary * Law Enforcement * IndependentPlanesof FameP-38LightningP-47ThunderboltP-51MustangB-25Mitchell...
Jun 30, 2019
PersonalFireworks ARE ILLEGALin Big Bear ValleyPhoto courtesy of Rim of the World Media Marketing 0619Located in Big Bear Lake, California in the San Bernardino Mountains,the Big Bear Assistant Chief-Fire Marshal Mike Maltbyasks that everyone be alert and aware of the importance of a state legal ...
Jun 29, 2019
Bear Valley Electric Service Repairs >> Restores>> CompletesJUNE 28, 2019Big Bear Lake, California ____ Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) has completed repairs and restored power to all customers, following an outage that temporarily impacted service to the south side of the valle...
Jun 26, 2019
Sheriff DeputiesCalled to Lucerne Valley AddressFORCED ENTRYTuesday, June 25, 2019, at approximately 12:28 A.M., San Bernardino County /Victor Valley Sheriff Deputies responded to a residence in the 35000 block of Harvest Moon Street in Lucerne Valley following the report of a shooting.Upon a...
Jun 24, 2019
Injured From FallSan Bernardino County Sheriff 40-King 307Saturday, June 22, 2019 Christina Mallon, went hiking with friends and family in the remote area known as The Pinnacles, located just northwest of Lake Arrowhead. The group decided to hike off-trail through the large boulders which cov...
Jun 23, 2019
At Mile Marker 39 (near Rainbow Lane)Sunday June 23, 2019California Highway Patrol (Running Springs) issued a HARD ROAD CLOSURE on State Route 38 due to a fatal Traffic Collision, the result of a one-vehicle, roll-over collision at approximately 7:30 A.M. this morning. Witnesses reported the s...
Jun 22, 2019
Capital UPDATEYOU CAN HelpShape California’s FutureEvery 10 years, California must re-establish the boundaries of its Congressional, State Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization districts to reflect new population data.You can be a part of this process! The Voters First Act gives the ...
Jun 16, 2019
The government continues to take our money,mismanage it, and ask for more.”Thursday, June 13, 2019, Sacramento, California ____Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) released the following statement after the legislature’s passage of the main 2019-20 state budget Bill (Assembly Bill...
Jun 15, 2019
A Huge Disservice to Vulnerable CaliforniansVideo Assemblyman in SacramentoAssemblyman JAY OBERNOLTE33rd Assembly DistrictJUNE 14, 2019"With this budget, California will once again see record state spending at a time when many Californians are struggling with a skyrocketing cost of living and a...
Jun 15, 2019
District Attorney GUEST SPEAKERIt is our mission to be an Educated Conservative Voice inour CommunityBig Bear ValleyRepublican Assembly will meet Tuesday, June 18th at the ConventionCenter at Big Bear Lake, located at 42900 Big Bear Boulevard. The BBVRA memberswelcome everyone to join each third-Tu...
Jun 14, 2019
State 18 to Lucerne ValleyVegetation Wild Fire1:22 P.M., FRIDAY June 14, 2019State Route 18 ALL Lanes OpenBig Bear City to Lucerne ValleyNO Traffic until notified Friday Afternoon9:07 AM, FRIDAY June 14, 2019The PLANT FIRE reported June 13th Thursday evening at 6:56 P.M. was immediately respo...
Jun 10, 2019
Big Bear BlvdAt KNICKERBOCKER RoadOne street east of the Village of Big Bear Lake at Knickerbocker Road and Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake Department of Water closed-off the area to begin the installation of new pipeline, Monday June 17th through Tuesday June 18th. The work area is near th...
Jun 07, 2019
City of Big Bear Lake SeeksPLANNING COMMISSIONERBig Bear Lake, CA ___ The City Council of the City of Big Bear Lake is seeking qualified citizens who are interested in serving on the City’s Planning Commission. The Planning Commission has one (1) vacancy for a four (4) year term ending J...
Jun 06, 2019
SNOW VALLEY Ski ResortArrowhead Area California Highway Patrol, Running Springs, CA May 31, 2019___Thursday, May 30th, 2019, 4:00 P.M. Highway Patrol responded to a call of a solo vehicle traffic collision that occurred on the State Route-18, south of the entrance to Snow Valley Ski Resort.At ...
May 24, 2019
(Solar Traffic Signal Delays)Travelers to Big Bear LakeBy Way of FAWNSKINMotorists traveling to Big Bear Valley and Fawnskin are advised to use State Route 38 from I-10 in Redlands to avoid lengthy delays.PROJECT UPDATEBridge Railing Replacement at 2 locations:SR-330 City Creek Bridge and East Fork...
May 20, 2019
Puts Our Housing In OrderPriorities Matter“New ways to place our spirit of collaboration and innovation at the center of our efforts…”Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) President Bill Jahn spoke following his Installation. Jahn, a City of Big Bear Lake Counci...
May 20, 2019
Senator Michael MORRELL’sResponseto Governor's State Budget RevisionCalifornia Capital Sacramento___Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) Thursday, May 9, 2019 issued thefollowing statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May revision of his2019-20 state budget proposal:&ldquo...
May 18, 2019
Suspect In custodyTraffic Stop Leads to aDeputy Involved ShootingLate Saturday, May 4, 2019, morning, when a Sheriff Deputy of the San Bernardino County Sheriff/Needles Station while on duty driving a Sheriff’s Department official unit near Lenwood Road in Barstow, California, another vehi...