Sep 16, 2020
SBCSD 40-KingDouglas Kircher Arrested for Attempted MurderSBCSD BearcatFriday, September 11, 2020, Yucaipa Police Officers responded to a ‘shots fired’ report at 12:46 A.M. to a Yucaipa residence in the 13300 block of Roberts Road. The reporting party stated they had seen the suspec...
Sep 15, 2020
Updated at 10:00 PM 18,092 acres 61% containmentInjuries: 11 Structures Threatened: 26,031 Residence: Damaged 2 Destroyed Other Structures: Damaged 4 Destroyed: 6Day #10 Tuesday Evening SEPT 15thUNIFIED COMMAND: CAL FIRE BDU/Yucaipa, San Bernardino National Forest,San Bernardino County Fir...
Sep 13, 2020
Big Bear LakeLIQUORSTOREMonday evening, September 20, 2020 at approximately 11:04 P.M., San Bernardino County/Big Bear Sheriff Deputies responded immediately to a 9-1-1 call reporting that anarmed robbery, had just occurred at Alpine Liquor Store in Big Bear Lake.Three males entered the store and br...
Sep 12, 2020
National ForestsCLOSED to PUBLICVallejo, CA, Wednesday September 9, 2020 – Due to unprecedented and historic fire conditions throughout the state, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of an additional ten National Forests, meaning all eighteen Na...
Sep 12, 2020
​San Bernardino National Forest Temporary Closure in effectAs of this week, San Bernardino National Forest is temporarily closed for all activities. This includes camping, hiking, OHVing, scenic driving and permitted wood cutting. These restrictions are for public safety and to reduce the poten...
Sep 11, 2020
State Route 38To? From? Big Bear ValleyBe Prepared!September 10, 2020___Big Bear Fire Chief, San Bernardino County Fire Chief and Cal-Fire issued an Advisory to all communities within the Big Bear Valley.The communities within the advisory area include: City of Big Bear Lake, Big Bear City, Mo...
Sep 10, 2020
​Project to BeginMonday September 21stSeptember 10, 2020___ San Bernardino, CA___ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will soon begin a midwestern guardrail installation and terminal end treatment on State Route 189 (SR-189) from the SR-18/189 split at Lake Gregory Drive to ...
Sep 09, 2020
UPDATE: At 4:42 P.M. Wednesday (090920) it was announced that the El Dorado Fire jumped State Route 38. A mandatory evacuation order was issued for the nearby communities of Angelus Oaks and Seven Oaks. There is no evacuation order for the Onyx Summit or Big Bear Valley communities. The residen...
Sep 07, 2020
​CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT of FORESTRY and FIRE PROTECTIONSAN BERNARDINO/ INYO/ MONO UNIT El Dorado Fire CAUSESeptember 7, 2020 6:00 P.M.___ Yucaipa, CA ___CAL FIRE Law Enforcement has determined the El Dorado Fire, burning near Oak Glen in San Bernardino County, was caused by a smoke generating py...
Sep 07, 2020
As we reflect on LABOR DAY we want to thank the firefighters and first responders, that have worked tirelessly,battling the August-September lightning-siege fires. THANK YOU!!​
Sep 05, 2020
​El Dorado FireOak Glen, Mountain Home Village, Forest Falls, North Bench Yucaipa, State Route 38, Yucaipa Blvd, East BryantUpdate: September 6, 2020, 5:00 P.M.4:17 P.M. updated evacuation order for Yucaipa: north of Yucaipa Blvd and east of Bryant. Please use caution and leave the area.Units r...
Aug 26, 2020
Wildfire Observedabove the MITSUBISHI Cement PlantWednesday August 26, 2020, 12:00 Noon__The call of a vegetation fire was spotted and called at 11:20 A.M. this morning to San Bernardino National Forest Service. Smoke was observed to be coming from a highpoint on the Big Bear City (southeast sid...
Aug 25, 2020
Blasting Operation Thursday on SR 243, west of Saunders Meadow.Caltrans Blasting BetweenSR 243 Idyllwild & Mountain CenterUPDATE Aug 26 2020Riverside –CALTRANS will continue blasting Thursday on State Route 243 west of Saunders Meadow between Idyllwild and Mountain Center. The blasting ...
Aug 25, 2020
Motorists Grateful for Traffic toMove Faster at CITY CREEK BridgesTuesday morning, August 25, 2020, The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) San Bernardino, was pleased to announce the completion the bridge rail replacement project on State Route 330 (SR330) at the West Fork City C...
Aug 24, 2020
​ HELP Unemployed ResidentsCongressman Paul CookGovernor Gavin NewsomWashington D.C.___ Saturday, August 8, 2020, President Trump signed an executive memo directing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to use the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) to provide financial assistance to Americans w...
Aug 22, 2020
​ TASK FORCE Force Rescues 14-year-old FemaleDeshawn Peterson, arrested forHuman Trafficking of a MinorSan Bernardino County Sheriff - Human Trafficking Task ForceThursday, August 20, 2020, at approximately 8:00 P.M., San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force began an investigation af...
Aug 21, 2020
​PANDEMIC mandate response:Frustrations & InconsistenciesBy Senator Mike Morrell 2020Experts in the medical field and those in positions to make decisions over our lives frequently use the word science in reference to the pandemic. Sometimes, though, scientific facts intersect with politics,...
Aug 19, 2020
Finishing touches to….Solar Signal has been removed!City Creek Bridge at SR-330 Replace Railing, Install Guardrails & RestripeAugust 20, 2020__ San Bernardino__ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) crews are in process of work on the bridge rail replacement project ...
Aug 19, 2020
San Bernardino National Forest Battalion Chief Witnesses FireBurns 160 Acres in Joshua TreeSan Bernardino County Fire (SBCoFD) units were dispatched August 18th Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. to a reported vegetation fire in the area of Cascade & 4th in the community of Joshua Tree. A San Bernardino ...
Aug 16, 2020
​​ Assemblyman Obernolte Attends CalVet Stakeholder MeetingsSacramento, CA__ Monday August 10, 2020, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) joined local elected leaders in a stakeholder process to determine the future of Barstow Veterans Home. “During the stakeholder meeting, I made it ...
Aug 14, 2020
National Weather Service Weekend WeatherAugust 1415 16 17?The Southland Region is in store for a significant heat wave beginningAugust 14th Friday and affecting areas away from the coast. Heat risk will be high to very high for most of the population, largely driven by cumulative heat stress...
Aug 12, 2020
​​TASK FORCE Force Rescues26-year-old FemaleSan Bernardino County Sheriff - Human Trafficking Task ForceSan Bernardino County Sheriff - Human Trafficking Task Force Investigators located an online advertisement of a possible juvenile victim of the commercialized sex industry, being advertised at...
Aug 10, 2020
​Left Photo by Don DicarloRight Photo by E TGOLDEN BEAR Cottages FireBig Bear Lake, CA___August 8, 2020___ A fully involved 2-story cottage and another cottage slightly damaged cottage, was the scene the Big Bear Fire Crew observed when they responded to the structure-fire call Saturday morning a...
Aug 08, 2020
APPLE FIRE BURNING Riverside County & San Bernardino County NORTHEAST OF CHERRY VALLEY -29,267 ACRES BURNED - 30% CONTAINED AN "EVACUATION WARNING" (Be Prepared)REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FOREST FALLS & PORTIONS OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY:SMOKE IS VERY VISIBLE FRIDAY AS CREWS WORK ONBACKFIRING OPE...
Aug 02, 2020
Riverside County & San Bernardino CountyBellowing Smoke fills the sky above Big Bear Lake PHOTO courtesy of Forest ServiceAPPLE FIRE Sunday August 2 2020 # 2 update late Sunday P M Incident Information: Start / Report Date: July 31, 2020 Cause: Under Investigation Fuels Involved: Chaparr...
Jul 31, 2020
​Mercy Air is based at Big Bear AirportSlide Peak in Running SpringsScene of Hoist RescueThe San Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation Unit was deployed Thursday, July 30th at 8:00 P.M. when they received a call from the Running Springs Fire Paramedics for a hoist rescue. 31-year old Amanda Ray ha...
Jul 28, 2020
​LEFT Photo Courtesy of Andrew Acosta PhotographyRIGHT Photo Courtesy of Brandy CarlosWildfire Spread at County Line in Fontana & RiversidePhotos Courtesy of Brandy Carlos, FIRE Photo GirlMore than 50 Engines and 250 firefighters worked the Karen Fire.Thanks to our cooperatorsSan Bernardino...
Jul 27, 2020
Resurfacing ProjectJuly 24, 2020___ San Bernardino ___ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin a $1.3million resurfacing project on two routes. On State Route 18 (SR-18) work willbe completed from Central Road in Apple Valley to west of Fairlane Road inLucerne.The Contracto...
Jul 19, 2020
FATAL Hit and Run Collision I-15California Highway Patrol – Victorville, CAThe CHP Barstow Dispatch Center received a call Thursday, July 16, 2020, at approximately 0041 hours, of a two-vehicle traffic collision which occurred on Interstate 15 northbound, south of Bear Valley Road. Witness...
Jul 18, 2020
​ Bear Valley SchoolsMonday August 3rdFriday, July 17, 2020 Dear Bear Valley Unified School District Families and Staff, This afternoon Governor Newsom announced that California counties which have been identified on the watch and monitor list are mandated to begin the school year with dist...
Jul 17, 2020
​Air Attack on Wildfire in the DesertBefore noon today, Friday, July 17, 2020 smoke from a vegetation was visible to Fire-watch cams in the area of Lucerne Valley, north of Big Bear Valley. At 12:45 P.M. San Bernardino County Fire 10-acre wildfire was spotted at Pitzer Buttes Road and Powerline...
Jul 16, 2020
FIRE & SHERIFF DepartmentsTeam-upPhotos courtesy of Tod Sudmeir, 564 FireAt 2:00 P.M. Monday, July 13th, San Bernardino County FIRE Department crews were dispatched to a reported vegetation fire in the area of Waterman Ave and Vanderbilt Way in San Bernardino.ME#231 arrived on-scene within...
Jul 13, 2020
Mayday! Fire Fighter DOWN!!​July 12, 2020__ Sunday evening, at 9:55 P.M., San Bernardino County FIRE Department Crews were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 14400 block of Azalea in the community of Phelan. First arriving crews found a large, single-story home well involved in fire...
Jul 13, 2020
Near Big Bear Lake 40-King Conducts Hoist RescueSan Bernardino County Sheriff Commander Center received a 9-1-1 call at 2:05 P.M., Sunday, July 12, 2020 reporting a climber had fallen approximately 100 feet’ sustaining serious and life-threatening injuries. The rock climber had been cli...
Jul 07, 2020
​San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies ArrestFELON Jesse SotoPossession of a high capacity magazineand Possession of a firearmMonday morning, July 7, 2020, at approximately 9:26 a.m., San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies (Central Station) were in the area of the 7200 block of Garden Drive in...
Jul 06, 2020
​In Rancho CucamongaRancho Cucamonga Policewere dispatched to a call of suspicious activity at a residence on EtiwandaAvenue, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 11:48 P.M.The victim/homeownerreported he just returned home Tuesday morning, from a four-day work trip andnoticed the lights inside his home were ...
Jul 06, 2020
​ San Bernardino County Land Use ServicesMitigate Hazardous Wildfire FuelsIn San Bernardino CountyJuly 2020The San Bernardino County Fire Protection District (SBCoFD) announced an evolution in wildfire community risk reduction. SBCoFD and San Bernardino County Land Use Services (SBCoLUS) will ...
Jul 05, 2020
Please return & check for update.​ Driver leaves the sceneMONDAY 29th eveningDark-colored SUVsouth on Church Street​Highland Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle, Monday evening, June 29, 2020. At approximately 8:30 P.M., the police officers arrived at interse...
Jul 04, 2020
Black sedan AUDI with a broken left taillight ​ USFS photo 070320Officials seek person of interest inMount R Fire InvestigationSaturday July 4, 2020__ San Bernardino, CaliforniaSan Bernardino National Forest officials are seeking help from the public in identifying a person or persons of intere...
Jul 03, 2020
​In Big Bear LakeManufacturing & Distribution ofChild PornographyCA Friday, July 2, 2020__ Big Bear Lake, CA__ San Bernardino County Sheriff (SBCS) Investigators Crimes Against Children Detail (CAC), began an investigation into cyber tips that were reported by an Electronic Service Provider (...
Jun 30, 2020
Assemblyman ObernolteAnnounces Closure Rejected ofBARSTOW VETERANS HOMESacramento, CA___ Monday, June 29, 2020 Assembly Budget Committee Vice Chair Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) responded to the passage of California’s 2020-21 State Budget.“I am elated that the final budget rejects the p...
Jun 30, 2020
​No Seat BeltDriver SpeedingAngeles Oaks, CA___In the afternoon ofWednesday, June 24, 2020, a 35-year-old male, a resident of Los Angeles,California was driving a 2016 Hyundai Veloster westbound on State Route 38,west of Forest Road 1N86 (at milepost marker 24.77).A resident of Murrieta, California,...
Jun 26, 2020
Personal Fireworks ARE Illegalin Big Bear Valley San MOUNTAINSSee Something Say SomethingBig Bear Lake, CA, June 26, 2020___ Fireworks can be beautiful, but they can be unpredictable and deadly. Numerous fires have resulted from the use of personal fireworks, not to mention causing severe injuries...
Jun 26, 2020
​Assembly Bill#5 heavy-handed enforcementon small businesses & independent contractorsSenator Morrell states concern for Millions of Californians2020-21 State BudgetIncreased TaxesBeginning JULY 1stJun 2020, Sacramento, CA ___ Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) released the following ...