Oct 23, 2018
Valley Fire 100 % ContainmentSan Bernardino National Forest officials announced the VALLEY FIRE was declared 100 percent contained at 4:00 P.M. Monday, October 22, 2018.The decision was based on infrared flights, recent weather, especially the significant rainfall on October 13th, and no recent...
Oct 22, 2018
“Get out and vote November 6th !“Prop 10 is deeply flawed and will make our California housing crisis worse by making housing less available and less affordable.”Vote NOProp 10!Thanks for asking!Annette
Oct 20, 2018
Recovering from Ambush Gunfire“Senseless!” states Assemblyman ObernolteFriday October 19, 2018 UPDATESan Bernardino County Sheriff Deputy Robert Jahn is recovering, in stable condition at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, from critical wounds received when he and partne...
Oct 18, 2018
San Bernardino County SheriffDeputy ROBERT JAHNThursday, October 18, 2018Just after midnight, Thursday morning a gun-battle ensued between several men and San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies, in Adelanto, California, San Bernardino County. A Sheriff Deputy was critically wounded when shot b...
Oct 17, 2018
RIGHT-of-WAY ?Guidelines Regarding TemporaryPolitical SinageCaltrans District #8 Informs the Public ____A major aspect of campaigning and running for office involves the placement of campaign signs. Caltrans, like cities and counties, has rules regulating the placement of these signs to ensure th...
Oct 15, 2018
ATTENTIONBIG BEAR VALLEY Residents
Oct 14, 2018
CommunityComraderyConsiderationUnderstandingAccording to MARIKAY Lindstrom the Big Bear Airport is one of two of the most challenging airports in California; the other is Catalina Island; to be greatly appreciated by experienced pilots. In fact, it is essential for a new pilot checked-out with an...
Oct 13, 2018
ADA IMPROVEMENTSSR-38 Paving ProjectOctober 15th to mid-December 2018October 12, 2018 Caltrans Public Information Officer Emily Leinen announced California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is continuing a project to mill and overlay current pavement and improve ramps per the Americans w...
Oct 11, 2018
State Route 247 Signal Light MaintenanceThe California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 Maintenance crews will be doing signal light maintenance at the intersection of State Route 247 (SR-247) and Rimrock Road in Barstow, California.The maintenance work will take place Friday,...
Oct 10, 2018
For California FamiliesANDSmall Businesses ConsumersIn Sacramento, California, as the State Legislature closed out its (October) Legislative 2018-year,Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) successfully saw signed into law…., several measures that prioritize protecting consumers and tax...
Oct 08, 2018
In Death of Jade Maldonado14Year-old Walking to SchoolCharlean Larue Welch Photo courtesy by ABC 7Arrested Driver Pleas Not GuiltyAt 10:38 A.M. Monday morning, October 8, 2018, the California Highway Patrol (San Bernardino) made an arrest in the hit and run , fatality case of 14 year-old, female...
Oct 08, 2018
It is our mission to be an Educated Conservative Voice in our CommunityTuesday October 16th will be the second this year to ‘Meet the Candidates’ while they take the opportunity to tell their story and purpose for asking to be elected for positions, as well as why they feel they are q...
Oct 07, 2018
PROVENSchool Board LeadershipIt has been my honor to serve as a Trustee for the BearValley Unified School District Board since February 2015, serving now as BoardVice-President. As a member of the current Board, we have successfullyretained a Superintendent who, with the Board’s direction, ha...
Oct 03, 2018
~~~Fox Farm Road to Paine Road to Forest RoadBig Bear Lake Public Works DepartmentSchedules SEWER MAINTENANCEMonday, October 8, 2018, the City of Big Bear Lake Public Works Department will be conducting their bi-annual maintenance on the Big Bear Lake’s sewer system along Big Bear Boulev...
Oct 02, 2018
FIRE CHIEF Jeff Willis….…. invites the residents of Big Bear Valley to attend one of three public meetings to discuss important issues regarding our Fire Fighting Representatives.Big Bear Fire Chief Jeff Willis stresses the importance of information regarding options for the commun...
Sep 30, 2018
Work To Impact AccessMount San Gorgonia from the San BernardinosSanta Ana Fuelbreakat Forest Road #1N09 & Deer CreekSan Bernardino National Forest Officials will be working on two projects along Forest Road #1N09 (locally pronounced with the letter “O” instead of a zero) between ...
Sep 28, 2018
In SCHOOL CROSSWALKPhoto courtesy by California Highway PatrolBy E T RussellThe California Highway Patrol, San Bernardino, California is asking for the public’s help to locating anyone who may have witnessed a one-vehicle collision Friday (September 28, 2018) morning at approximately 7:10...
Sep 26, 2018
Interstate 15 Closed at Noon TODAY ThursdayFIRE BREAKOUT at Cajon Pass11:40 A.M. Thursday September 26, 2018Motorists on the Interstate 15 will need to detour at the Cajon PassBig Bear Lake NewsRoom will post with updates from CALTRANS, CHP, AND Fire Authorities, as it is released to us.Editor E ...
Sep 24, 2018
At REDLANDSThe California Department of Transportation(Caltrans), San Bernardino, Crews continuesto work on the Interstate 10 (I-10) Pavement Rehabilitation Project in the Cityof Redlands between Orange Street and Ford Street.A full-ramp closure started on September 18, atthe eastbound I-10 6th Str...
Sep 24, 2018
Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) is implementing a new plan to mitigate wildfire risk and protect the community when extreme conditions present a clear and imminent danger to public safety.Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) is making it possible to learn about public safety and how to dimini...
Sep 23, 2018
Heather Obernolte gave this speech at the 9/11 Ceremony 2018, Big Bear High School.will they live in?’June 6th, 1944 - the Normandy - D-day InvasionDecember 7th, 1941 - the Attack on Pearl HarborSeptember 11th, 2001All of these dates have one thing in common.Those that lived through them can ...
Sep 22, 2018
SATURDAY AfternoonPhoto By Shahan Ahmed, 'Charlie Fire' in Castaic Visible Across SoCalA brush fire in Castaic quickly grew to over 1,000 acres on Saturday afternoon, with NBC viewers sending in photos fromacross Southern California. A brush fire in Castaic quickly grew to over 1,000 acres on Sa...
Sep 22, 2018
View video in Department of Finance“It’s OUTRAGEOUS that the Legislature voted to take money from victims of foreclosure crisis.”National Mortgage Settlement- - > to backfill its budget deficitREALLY?!!In 2012, California received $410 million as part of the National Mortga...
Sep 21, 2018
NB & SB Lanes Interstate 15NORTHBOUNDSAN BERNARDINO – California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on northbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from State Route 138 (SR-138) for approximately three miles in the Cajon Pass area on Saturday, Septem...
Sep 20, 2018
Quick Action by Fire Fighters Prevents Spread to Neighbors HomesPhoto courtesy by BIG BEAR FIRE DEPARTMENTSIGNIFICANT FIRE DAMAGEto Big Bear City HomeBig Bear Lake, California/September 20, 2018 ____A residential structure fire, located in Big Bear City, on Ashwood Lane was reported Thursday at ...
Sep 19, 2018
Early MorningWednesday 19thAccording to a spokesperson with BEAR VALLEY ELECTRIC SERVICEWednesday 19, 2018 at 4:59 A.M a component failure occurred on the Shay 34kV line, which resulted in the outage affecting approximately 13,000 customers.Crews quickly located the fault and restored power to ap...
Sep 19, 2018
Paving Operation onState Route 18California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) SAN BERNARDINO –Maintenance crews will be reducing State Route 18 (SR-18) to one lane between Milpas Road and Soledad Drive in Apple Valley for pavement repairs.Caltrans announced that the pavement work will...
Sep 17, 2018
# 2Information forCustomersBear Valley Electric Service (BVES) is implementing a new plan to mitigate wildfire risk and protect the community when extreme conditions present a clear and imminent danger to public safety.The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) allows utilities to de-ener...
Sep 17, 2018
MWD Board andBig Bear City Airport BoardCandidates SPEAKThe Big Bear Valley Republicans Assembly will meet Tuesday evening, September 18th, at 6:00 P.M. The public is invited to join the membership at the monthly meetings, that include informative political related projects, guest speakers and com...
Sep 14, 2018
State Route 18 at Arctic CircleWINTER PREP Work Begins October 1stSeptember 14, 2018____California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8, SAN BERNARDINO, will once again start work to prepare State Route 18 (SR-18) at the Arctic Circle in the San Bernardino Mountains, Monday, Oct...
Sep 14, 2018
By Rancho Cucamonga POLICESan Bernardino County Sheriff /Rancho Cucamonga Police are searching for the attempted kidnapping of a nine year old girl. At approximately 5:24 P.M., in her own neighborhood the young girl was picking flowers and playing in the greenbelt area of Tanglewood Court and ...
Aug 28, 2018
UNplanned and PLANNEDBear Valley Electric Service (BVES), Big Bear Lake, California__5:00 P.M. Monday August 27, 2018 announced that most of Big Bear Valley experienced an unexpected electrical outage, affecting approximately 13,030 customers. The affected area expanded from the south-side of B...
Aug 25, 2018
StreamlineArrest & Search Warrants BILLIn Sacramento, California, Tuesday, August 21st,Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) announced that Governor Brown signed AssemblyBill #2710, which streamlines theprocess to obtain search and arrest warrants.“One of my main priorities when I came to...
Aug 24, 2018
Emergency Sink Hole RepairSan Bernardino____ California Department ofTransportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will close State Route 18 (SR 18)in the “Narrows”, between State Route 138 and Crest Forest Drive on Wednesday,August 29 from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. to repair a sink hole.Stat...
Aug 23, 2018
Starting FRIDAY August 24thSouthbound I-215 >> Eastbound I-105 Nightime WEEKENDSCLOSURES RequiredSan Bernardino – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be utilizing alternating lane closures on southbound Interstate 215 (I-215) from Orange Show Road to Washingto...
Aug 17, 2018
Weekend Ramp & Lane CLOSURESSlope and Striping REPAIRFriday August 17 AfternoonCalifornia Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance, San Bernardino, crews will be working this weekend to repair slopes and stripe on the Waterman Avenue on-ramp to State Route 210 (SR-210), Interstate...
Aug 16, 2018
YOU Can Make A Difference!!Inland Empire Regional Vice-Chair to the California Republican Party Heather Obernolte will be a speaker, with information and strategy to ‘Learn how YOU Can Help REPEAL The GAS TAX!’ at the Tuesday August 21s,t Big Bear Valley Republican Assembly meeting. ...
Aug 16, 2018
BIG BEAR FireFightersFire Chief JEFF WILLIS
Aug 16, 2018
“This Bill gives our troops the support and resources they deserve and ensures that we are taking steps to ensure military readiness in the face of increased threats.” assures Congressman Paul CookPresident Signed Into AuthorizationWashington D.C.__ August 2018__ U.S. Representative ...
Aug 14, 2018
San Bernardino County SheriffALWAYS Ready to ServeDid you know San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Aviation partners with Cal Fire,in support of fire fighting efforts? Our flight crews arealways ready for any mission and dedicated to your safety!
Aug 13, 2018
ATTENTIONInternet People !!A new and common attempt to get users to download and install a virus has been going around lately. The hackers send an email that looks like it comes from Microsoft Office 365.It is a request for you to “review” a contract or other work related documents. ...
Aug 12, 2018
State Route 74 & State Route 243State Route 74 & State Route 243To Hemet & Idyllwild CommunitiesCalifornia Department of Transportation and Ames Construction, Saturday, August 11, 2018, announced the finished repairs along State Route 74 (SR-74) and State Route 243 (SR-243), east of...
Aug 12, 2018
16 Days of Arsonist’ DestructionIn the Beautiful San Jacinto MountainsU.S. Forest Service, San Bernardino National Forest____ Reported Friday, August 10, 2018 that muilti-agency Fire Fighters were credited with final success of the Cranston Fire incident, containment of 100%, the evening o...
Aug 07, 2018
U.S. Congressman PAUL COOK says, “I want to be sure that our national parks remain safe and accessible for everyone to enjoy for years to come.Restore Our Parks &Public Lands Act of 2018​Washington D.C. August 2018____Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley,California) recently announ...
Aug 07, 2018
Spending millions of SB 1 GAS TAX Dollars to build toll lanes=DOUBLE TAXATION & WRONG!!Assemblyman Jay Obernolte stateswhile Qualifying for the November 2018 BallotHesperia, CA) – Recently, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte issued the following statement on the qualification of the initiative ...
Aug 07, 2018
SWAT Officers Exchange GunfireResulted In DeathAdvisorySan Bernardino County Sheriff Department -Hesperia responded to a report of a male subject, later identified as Kevin Rinehart, brandishing a weapon in the 9400 block of Tamarisk Avenue in Hesperia, California.Sunday, August 5, 2018, at 11:4...
Aug 05, 2018
Cranston Fire 93% ContainmentFull Containment Expected By ThursdayEngines: 13 Water Tenders:5 Helicopters: 2 Crews: 4 Dozers: 1 Total Personnel: 170Firefighters are monitoring all portions of the fire lines; please do not call 911 to report smoke within the burned area. This places an undue burd...
Aug 04, 2018
$4.9 Million ProjectCalifornia Department of TransportationMentone to Forest FallsLANE CLOSURES BEGINAugust 20, 2018San Bernardino, California____The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is beginning a project to mill and overlay current pavement and improve American Disabilities...
Aug 02, 2018
“HOW Can We HELP?What can your District Office do for you?Your State Government Advocate: If you ever have a problem with a state agency, the District Office will advocate on your behalf and is there to represent you.The District Office can assist you with state agencies such as: Departmen...