Feb 21, 2019
1:15 P.M. UPDATEState Route 38 – Is CLOSEDDue to AvalanceThursday Morning, February 21 2019, Temperature 22` COLD, at 11:30 A.M. Big Bear Lake, CaliforniaStorm Alerts have been consistently being reported and updated by local Fire Departments, Caltrans and California Highway Patrol rep...
Feb 21, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019BEAR VALLEY SchoolsNO CLASSESThis closure includes the following schools:Big Bear Elementary SchoolNorth Shore Elementary SchoolBaldwin Lane Elementary SchoolFallsvale Elementary SchoolBig Bear Middle SchoolBig Bear High SchoolChautauqua High SchoolDue to the revi...
Feb 19, 2019
SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RECEDE to 1,500 feet by February 20thWEDNESDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING &February 21st THURSDAY for the incoming STORM.Valentines Day to Presidents DaySTORMS & more….Caused Major Damage on State RoutesStorm Road Closures in DISTRICT 8February 19, 2019 San Be...
Feb 18, 2019
Sheriff's AVIATION &DIVE TEAMRescues Mojave RiverPhoto Courtesy -San Bernardino County Sheriff DepartmentFebruary 14, 2019 SanBernardino County____San Bernardino CountySheriff Desert Patrol helicopter 40 King 3 responded to a call to rescue people stranded swiftlymoving river water areas, Thurs...
Feb 17, 2019
Driver Suspect of D.U.I.& Vehicular ManslaughterKills Deputy SundayShortly after midnight,units from the Chino Police Department responded to a report of a trafficcollision.When they arrived, theydiscovered Nicholas’ vehicle had been struck by another vehicle. Unfortunately,Nicholas did no...
Feb 17, 2019
Homicide & Crimes Against Children DetectivesArrest Alfonso OrnelasFebruary 16, 2019, Yucaipa, California____Late Saturday morning, San Bernardino County Sheriff (Yucaipa) Deputies responded at approximately 11:44 A.M., to a medical aid call of a six-month old child not breathing. A Deputy ...
Feb 16, 2019
Major Road ClosuresImpact Visitor Access This WeekendFebruary 15, 2019 San Bernardino, California____Visitors to San Bernardino National Forest are urged to plan ahead before heading out this weekend. Damage from Winter’s resent storm, also titled Valentines Storm,(Thursday February 14th)...
Feb 15, 2019
Due to Valentines Day Storm Damage>>Friday evening, Big Bear Fire Authority, FIRE CHIEF JEFF WILLIS update:Confirmed that Highway 38 is open to residents up bound. Just drove it myself. Must show resident ID to pass though. Roadway is looking pretty good. I speculate that it most likely wo...
Feb 14, 2019
VIEW VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/503112256421253/posts/2108484135884049?sfns=moMultiple People RescuedFrom Santa Ana RiverbedThursday, February 14, 2019____There was a large amount of rain in the city of San Bernardino and nearby foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains, from the afternoon ...
Feb 14, 2019
ATTENTION!Motorists, Residents & VisitorsIn & Around S B MountainsSAN BERNARDINO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 is alerting the traveling public that several road closures are taking place due to the current storm activity. Rockfall, flooding an...
Feb 13, 2019
IceDo Not RISK IT!!Big Bear Fire Department Performs Ice Rescue TrainingBigBear Fire Department Station 282 Crewsperformed an Annual Training in the icy covered waters of Big Bear Lake thisweek.The purpose of the Ice Rescue Training is to keep up the crew-team’s skills and techniques and be...
Feb 13, 2019
Another STORM is on the HorizonFebruary 12 2019 San BernardinoThe California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 is alerting the traveling public that the National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting a plume of tropical moisture to be lifted along the coastal mountain slopes beg...
Feb 11, 2019
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTYCivil Grand JuryApplicants Deadline February 28thFebruary 11, 2019____ The San Bernardino County Civil Grand Jury wishes to remind the general public that the deadline to submit an application is February 28, 2019.Successful applicants will serve as Grand Jurors for the fisca...
Feb 10, 2019
To State of the UnionAddressWashington D.C. ____ Tuesday, February 5, 2019,Congressman Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) issued this statement in response toPresident Trump’s State of the Union Address:“President Trumphighlighted many of the accomplishments from the past two years, as well asm...
Feb 10, 2019
The Business of the AssemblymanAssemblyman Jay Obernolte represents the 33rd Assembly District,that includes the San Bernardino County communities of Adelanto, Apple Valley, Baker, Barstow, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Big River, Crestline, Fort Irwin, Hesperia, Johnson Valley, Lake Arrowhead,...
Feb 09, 2019
In ARIZONAYucaipa Police Run-away InvestigationLeads to Discovery of a HomicideFebruary 9, 2019 12:00 P.M.An advisory was released Saturday, to the press of an arrest Yucaipa Police (San Bernardino County Sheriff) Department of two homicide suspects; Friday, February 8, 2019, at approximately 9...
Feb 08, 2019
Nesting at Big BearLakePhoto Coutesy ofSAN BERNARDINO FORESTLocal PhotographersSan Bernardino MountainsWinter Eagle Count SaturdayThe live webcam placedon a Bald Eagles nest at Big Bear Lake Thursday February 7th morningshowed one Bald Eagle jump onto the back of another for a few seconds. While it...
Feb 05, 2019
Tuesday February 5thUPDATED Tuesday February 5, 2019, 10:00 A.M. ____The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 is alerting the traveling public that the National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting sporadic rain in addition to snow in lower elevations to arrive Tuesday, ...
Feb 05, 2019
TUESDAY February 5thAll Bear ValleyUnified Schools will be closedALL DAY - TUESDAY February 5thThis closureincludes the following schools:Big Bear ElementarySchoolNorth ShoreElementary SchoolBaldwin LaneElementary SchoolFallsvaleElementary SchoolBig Bear MiddleSchoolBig Bear HighSchoolChautauqua Hig...
Feb 05, 2019
ALERTSan Bernardino Mountain RegionsMonday, February 4, 2019 ____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 is alerting the traveling public that the National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting rain in addition to snow in lower elevations to arrive Tuesday, February 5, f...
Feb 02, 2019
ON-line ADS Victimize YoungThe San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Forceis a team of investigators in the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department, San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office, San Bernardino Police Department, Ontario Police Department, California State Parole, Of...
Feb 01, 2019
Redlands East Valley High SchoolStudent15-year old ArrestedThursday,January 31, 2019, a Redlands East Valley High School student reported to schoolofficials that another student was in the possession of a firearm andammunition at a Redlands East Valley High School campus. Immediately the schoolresou...
Feb 01, 2019
$10 M+OPEN HOUSEPlanning for 2020San Bernardino, California__ February 2019__ For over 20 years, San Bernardino National Forest has been a recipient of over ten million dollars from California’s Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) grants. The money has gone to creating and maintaining OHV staging ar...
Jan 31, 2019
METMulti-Enforcement TeamMake ArrestsPossession of Heroin +Felony ChargesThe Big Bear Sheriff Multi-Enforcement Team (MET) of the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department, served a search warrant at a Big Bear City residence, Sunday evening 8:00 P.M. January 27, 2019. An ongoing investigatio...
Jan 30, 2019
Shakes Sleeping Wednesday MorningPhoto courtesy of Socalmountains.comJanuary 30, 2019 ____ From the San Bernardino Mountain communities near Big Bear Lake, Big Bear City, State Route-38, Angelus Oaks, Redlands to the City of San Bernardino, some people were awaken with the moderate ‘wake-...
Jan 30, 2019
Surrendered atSAFE HAVEN SiteInto Fire Fighters ArmsDuring the evening hours of Monday January 28th, a young female arrived at Fire Station #302, Hesperia, California, stating she had just given birth to twins and wanted to leave the newborns at the station under Safe-Surrender.San Bernardino Co...
Jan 30, 2019
YOU Can Make A DifferenceJanuary 2019__ Big Bear Lake CaliforniaWith snow in the forecast, residents and businesses can make a difference fighting fires. Big Bear Fire Department is asking the community to partner with them in its Adopt-A-Hydrant program.Adopt A Hydrant!It’s never too la...
Jan 26, 2019
Assemblyman Jay ObernolteOn Housing and AffordabilityThis week our local Habitat for Humanity stopped by my Sacramento office to talk about our affordability and housing crisis. They believe that in order to increase our housing market and reduce housing prices, we need to streamline burdensome ...
Jan 25, 2019
Nominations by February 22ndLeague of Women VotersJanuary 23, 2019____ Since 1975, the League of Women Voters of the San Bernardino Area has honored more than 750 individuals and more recently, groups of citizens, who have enhanced the quality of life in their communities.Award Reception April ...
Jan 21, 2019
BigBearLake.netCurrent WEATHER * RAIN *ROADSSan Bernardino MountainsJanuary 21, 2019Today’s WEATHERhttp://www.bigbearlake.net/weatherTemperature 20.1°Winds 1.8 mphGusts up to 6.6 mph NEMonday, January 21, 2019High Temp 33 Low Temp 16Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers i...
Jan 20, 2019
Assemblyman Obernolte, … “ someone with a strong economic background.”Legislative Analyst Gabriel PetekAssemblyman Jay ObernolteState Assembly, Sacramento, CaliforniaAssemblyman Jay Obernolte 33rd District (R-Hesperia) announced Thursday, January 17, 2019, that Gabriel Petek...
Jan 20, 2019
Fatality at Lower Passing LaneThursday evening, January 17, 2019, 6:39 P.M. __ A Sig Alert was issued for State Route 330 below the Lower Passing Lane, at the 3000 foot level, originally reported as a Traffic Collision, upon investigation discovery of a male body that had been the victim of a ...
Jan 20, 2019
Sheriff Deputies Locate Unregistered loaded semi-automatic PistolShortly after 7:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 16, 2019__Big Bear Sheriff Deputies conducted a traffic stop for a moving violation in Big Bear Lake, on a vehicle near the intersection of Big Bear Boulevard and Summit Boulevard. The Dep...
Jan 18, 2019
BIG BEAR LAKE City CouncilInvites In-put!!The City of Big Bear Lake Council for Year 2019 are(L-R) Councilmen Bill Jahn, David Caretto, Mayor Randall Putz, Rick Herrick and Bob JackowskiBIG BEAR LAKE, California__January, 2019__The City of Big Bear Lake continually strives to provide transparenc...
Jan 17, 2019
Taking the Reins in Santa Barbara CountySan Bernardino County Fire Chief Mark Hartwig Tuesday, January 15th, accepted an offer to serve as fire chief for Santa Barbara County Fire. After serving nearly eight years at the helm of the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District, Chief Hartwig&r...
Jan 16, 2019
PAUL COOK on Steve King's Racist RemarksWashington D.C.____Representative Paul Cook issued the following statement January 9th on Rep. Steve King's recent controversial and racist remarks:"Unfortunately, Rep. Steve King's latest remarks regarding white supremacy are only the latest example in a...
Jan 15, 2019
Congressman CookCalifornia Desert Protectionand Recreation ActWashington D.C.__Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley), Wednesday,January 9, 2019, joinedwith Representative Juan Vargas (D-Imperial Valley) and Representative Pete Aguilar (D-Redlands) inintroducing the California Desert Protection a...
Jan 14, 2019
SNOW in theSan Bernardino MountainsAt 3:49 P.M. Sunday, January 13, 2019, the National Weather Service has predicteda Winter Storm in the San Bernardino Mountains, beginning Monday late morning. Heavy snowfall is possible with the snow level hovering around 5000 feet. The storm could continue un...
Jan 13, 2019
Assemblyman Jay Obernolterepresents the 33rdAssembly District,which includesthe San Bernardino County communities of Adelanto, Apple Valley, Baker,Barstow, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Big River, Crestline, Fort Irwin,Hesperia, Johnson Valley, Lake Arrowhead, Lenwood, Lucerne Valley, Needles, OakHi...
Jan 12, 2019
Governor Newsom'sProposed 2019-20 State BudgetSacramento,California, State Senate– Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) January10, 2019 issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’sstate budget proposal for 2019-20:“Thegovernor pledged in his inaugural ...
Jan 11, 2019
Timber Processing FacilityIn Big Bear VicinityLand Exchange Bill Passes HouseWashington D.C.____Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced Monday December 10, 2018 that his Bill HR 5513, the Big Bear Land Exchange Act, passed unanimously in the House of Representatives this afternoon.H...
Jan 11, 2019
Announces Funding to ModernizeBig Bear Lake Water InfrastructureWashington D.C.____Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) December 5, 2018 announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved a loan of $12,000,000 and a grant of $3,000,000 to the City of Big Bear Lake to...
Jan 10, 2019
Advisory Members Meeting42271 Moonridge Road * Big Bear Lake, CA 92315909-866-4631 www.bearvalleyusd.orgThe newly formed, Bear Valley Unified School District Education Foundation has scheduled its next meeting for Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:00 P.M. at the School District Office. This meeting...
Jan 08, 2019
Paving & Guardrail PROJECTContinues in the San Bernardino MountainsJanuary 8, 2019____The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is continuing work to complete the State Route 18 (SR 18) paving and guardrail project. Although the paving portion of the project is completed, some o...
Jan 08, 2019
REVISED DATES : Full Ramp ClosuresPavement Rehabilitation ProjectJanuary 8, 2019____San Bernardino MountainsThe California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance Crews continue to work on the Interstate 10 (I-10) Pavement Rehabilitation Project in the City of Redlands, between Oran...
Jan 04, 2019
WINTERin the San BernardinosJanuary 4, 2019____ California Department of Transportation(Caltrans) District 8 is alerting the traveling public that the NationalWeather Service (NWS) is predicting rain and snow in Southern Californiabeginning Saturday, January 5th through Sunday, January 6th. Snow el...
Jan 04, 2019
Maintenance Crews Repair POTHOLESSan Bernardino Mountains ____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be repairing pothole on State Route 330 (SR-330) near the City Creek Fire Station. Repairs will begin Tuesday morning, January 8 at 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P....
Dec 30, 2018
Keep Roadways SAFEDuring the New Year’s TrafficSan Bernardino County SheriffThe New Year’s holiday is a way to spend time with family and friends ringing in another year, but also a time when people can make poor choices that put themselves and others at risk on the road.To help spre...
Dec 10, 2018
Malabar Way HomePhotoCourtesy BIG BEAR FIRE DEPTDecember 10, 2018, 9:44 A.M.____ A Big Bear City residential structure firewas reported on Malabar Way between Brewer Way and Gilroy Drive, Mondaymorning.Uponarrival of BigBear Fire Engine #283 (Sugarloaf) Fire Fighting Crews observed a single-familyt...