Apr 24, 2019
Assemblyman Obernolte …TAXPAYER UpdateProp. 13 protects property owners from out-of-control property tax bills, but some in Sacramento want to eliminate those protections for businesses.Creating a split roll system that taxes commercial property differently will hurt hardworking Californ...
Apr 23, 2019
In the theme of DENIM DAY is Rebecca David and Maria Negrete.Denim Day April 24th!Tonya Schour and Elisa Lind, celebrate in denims, too.This year marks the 20th celebration of Denim Day. The inspiration of Denim Day came from the 1992 case of a young girl who was raped by the driving instructor ...
Apr 23, 2019
May Have BeenStarted by LOST HIKERSSAN BERNARDINO PEAK & STATE ROUTE #38Photo courtesy SoCal Mountains -Monday, April 22, 2019 at 8:38 A.M. it was reported that smoke was coming from the forest area at State Route 38 and Mile Marker #13. According to the Incident Command Center/Post the smoke...
Apr 22, 2019
Cyclist Fatal InjuriesRider Major InjuriesARROWHEADCHPRegionalHeadquarters #31230P.O.Box # 997State Route18RunningSprings, CA 92382909-876-2791State Route-18@ 4,000 ft. levelSaturdayevening, April 20, 2019, Arrowhead California Highway Patrol officers respondedto a call reporting an incident of a so...
Apr 19, 2019
Chief Willis….. “one of the most important actions ahomeowner can take to protect their home!”ALL Big Bear ValleyResumes Popular Chipping ProgramSpring-time in Big Bear Valley is THE TIME to Get your CHIP Together!Go to www.ThinIsIn.org to register for tree and brush trimmin...
Apr 16, 2019
Assemblyman's BillProtects Small BusinessesFrom Onerous PenaltiesApril 4, 2019____ California State Assemblyman Jay Obernolte’s (R-Hesperia) Bill 1545 to allow state agencies discretion when enforcing monetary penalties for regulatory infractions on small businesses passed, out of the Jobs,...
Apr 15, 2019
Counterfeit * Conspiracy * Forgery* Felon in Possesion of a HANDGUNAmanda Christine Gray, age 30 and Amanda Piercy, age 32 both residents of RiversideMultiple Big Bear Valley businesses were the victims of two women.Saturday, April 13, 2019, at approximately 2:43 P.M., San Bernardino County Big...
Apr 12, 2019
In AssemblymanObernolte Capital Update, Thursday, April 11, 2019, he calls attention to:In 2012 the federal government gave California $331million to aid homeowners who were victimizedby abusive lending practices.Instead,former Governor Brown used the money to pay state agencies in housing and other...
Apr 10, 2019
To MOOSE LODGESTORM Damage RecoverySUNDAY is the Day for new beginnings; the day for neighbors to reach out to neighbors with a helping hand and rebuild, restore and renew.Sunday afternoon, April 14th at 1:00 P.M., the American Legion Post #584 is hosting a fundraiser event for the Big Bear Moose...
Apr 08, 2019
The Traffic Management Center Open House will bepostponed until further notice. Due to the tragic lossthat the California Highway Patrol family experiencedover the weekend of CHP Sergeant Steve Licon.
Apr 06, 2019
DAWN ROWESpeaker At Republican MeetingTuesday evening, April 16th, the Big Bear Valley Republicans Assembly will meet at 6:00 P.M. The public is invited to join the BBVRA members at the monthly meetings that include informative political related projects, guest speakers and community interest ...
Apr 05, 2019
Beyond the BridgePhoto courtesy of MILLENER PRODUCTIONSSLOPE REPAIRSComplete by SundayFriday, April 5, 2019, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District #8 announced that the State Route 18 (SR-18) south of the Bridge at Big Bear Lake, in the anticipation of the completion of th...
Apr 04, 2019
A More Affordable CaliforniaProperty Tax Exemption Billby Senator Morrell clears first committeeWednesday, April 3, 2019__While higher costs of living and an increasingly competitive job market are realities faced by many Californians up and down the state, these challenges often hit California&rs...
Apr 03, 2019
Assemblyman JAY OBERNOLTETaxpayer Update – April 2019The long awaited DMV audit by the Department of Finance was just released. It shows a state agency that is highly incompetent, has outdated technology, has a high number of employees who don't show up for work, and a reactive culture that...
Mar 31, 2019
Recognized Israel’s Sovereignty OverGolan Heights TerritorySyrian TerritoryWashington D.C. __Thursday, March 21, 2019, President Trump announced that the United States will formally recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights.During the Six-Day War in 1967, Israel g...
Mar 29, 2019
Tax Sale Scam AlertMarch 29, 2019San Bernardino, CA __ San Bernardino County Tax Collector Ensen Mason warns taxpayers of a recent scam to obtain financial information from property owners. The Tax Collector’s Office received several reports from taxpayers that an individual posing as a Tax...
Mar 28, 2019
ASSEMBLYMAN OBERNOLTEWants To Hear From YOU!Assemblyman Jay ObernolteAssemblymanJay Obernolte represents the 33rd Assembly District,thatincludes the San Bernardino County communities of Adelanto, Apple Valley,Baker, Barstow, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Big River, Crestline, Fort Irwin,Hesperia, Jo...
Mar 26, 2019
Video: Team Responsehttps://www.facebook.com/1529359010621246/posts/2232464333644040?sfns=moResponse to LOST SKIER’sOvernight Cell Phone Call for HELPSan Bernardino County - Twin Peaks Sheriff Deputies responded to a report of a Snow Valley Ski Resort a lost skier, Thursday, March 21, 20...
Mar 24, 2019
Deputies To The RESCUELate Sunday morning, March 17, 2019, San Bernardino County Fire requested assistance from San Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation in the search and rescue of an injured hiker in the Mount Baldy area.At approximately 11:28 A.M. San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies from the F...
Mar 24, 2019
EMERGENCY SLOPEREPAIRSSouth of the Big Bear Lake BridgePhoto courtesy of MILLENER PRODUCTIONS May 2014This is in memoriam of Richard Millener (Richard passed away March 20, 2019 in Big Bear Lake)March 21, 2019____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District #8, is extending t...
Mar 21, 2019
To AssemblymanJAY OBERNOLTEAtthe State Assembly, in Sacramento, California, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte(R-Hesperia) was presented with the National Federation of Independent BusinessGuardian of Small Business Award, Wednesday, March 20th. The award was given to the recipient forhis consistently suppor...
Mar 21, 2019
BYBig Bear High School Performing Arts CHOIRThe Trevor Project BenefitThe Big Bear High School Performing Arts Department is presenting its annual Charity Concert. All proceeds from the concert will benefit The Trevor Project.The event will be Friday, March 22nd, at 7:00 P.M. in The Little Thea...
Mar 20, 2019
Battles High Winds During RescueTuesday, March 19, 2019, the crew of San Bernardino County Sheriff -40King3 was dispatched to the area of Mt. Baldy to assist San Bernardino County Fire Crew, with the report of a cross-country snow skier who fell and was rendered unconscious. Initially, while try...
Mar 18, 2019
HighlandHouse Party ShootingSan BernardinoCounty Sheriff Detectives - Specialized InvestigationsDivision, Homicide Detail is asking for the public’s help in identifyingthe suspect(s) responsible for the death of a young male. In a shooting that happened at a house party held Friday in Highlan...
Mar 18, 2019
Conducted bySBCounty Victor Valley SheriffDeputies respondedTuesday morning, February 26, 2019, to a report of a possible deceased victim located off the roadway and down an embankment. Atapproximately 10:02 A.M., the Deputies arrived to the area of Lone Pine CanyonRoad East of State Route 138, were...
Mar 17, 2019
LateEvening in HighlandFriday,March 15, 2019____Highland Police (San BernardinoCounty Sheriff)responded to a report of shots heard at a Highland, California residencein the 7500 block of Weaver Street, Friday evening just before midnight.Uponarrival, the officers learned that a large party was being...
Mar 17, 2019
By Fire FightersControls Fire to the InteriorPHOTO Courtesy Big Bear Fire DepartmentFire Contained to a couch by Big Bear Fire CrewsMarch 14, 2019 Big Bear Lake, California____Thursday afternoon, the Big Bear Fire Crew responded to a reported structure fire in Big Bear City, located in the 800 bl...
Mar 16, 2019
Governor’s Suspension of the Death PenaltySacramento, California State Assembly , Wednesday , March 13, 2019____ Assemblyman Obernolte (R-Hesperia) released the following statement on Governor Newsom’s executive order to suspend the death penalty.“It is inexcusable that Governo...
Mar 16, 2019
Causes One Fatality, Two InjuredCollision on SR-18 at Gloria RidgeA 2-vehicle head-on collision on State Route 18 near the Gloria Ridge,Arctic Circle resulted with one fatality.Wednesday morning, March 13, 2019 travelling northbound on SR-18 at an undetermined speed, was a 31-year-old male fro...
Mar 12, 2019
Caltrans Crews Are WorkingRepairing Winter Damage to State Route 330LANE CLOSURE Thursday March 14thSan Bernardino, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8, Maintenance Crews will be closing the up-bound lane on State Route 330 (SR-330) for maintenance repairs.During the ...
Mar 12, 2019
ONE Nation Under GODTHURSDAY in MentoneSenator Mike & Joanie Morrell
Mar 11, 2019
FROMHomicide InvestigatorsSan Bernardino County Sheriff Homicide Investigators are conducting the murder investigation of Curtis Smiththat occurred August21, 2018.The Investigatorsare asking anyone with information regarding this shooting to contact theHomicide Detail, Detective Bruce Southworth at ...
Mar 10, 2019
“The Bear Valley Solar Energy Project will prove to be a huge asset to the valley once completed.” BBARWA General Manager David Lawrence.GENERAL ELECTRICNamed Project DeveloperBear Valley Solar Energy ProjectMarch 8, 2019__Big Bear Lake, California ____Friday, Bear Valley Electric Se...
Mar 09, 2019
TO >> Critical Water InfrastructureCOOK Co-sponsors LegislationSee previous article, this website: http://www.bigbearlake.net/account/sites/ETNews/pages/Rural-Water-Infrastructure-March 8, 2019Washington D.C.____ Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced Friday that he has co-s...
Mar 09, 2019
From the desk of Assemblyman Jay Obernolte…“The HIGH SPEED Fail”March 7, 2019___In the governor’s State of the State address last month, he acknowledged that the high-speed rail project is doomed to failure due to its enormous price tag and lack of transparency and over...
Mar 08, 2019
Change Your Clock, Change Your BatteriesTracey Martinez, Public Information Officer (PIO) for San Bernardino County Fire reminds us, Sunday, March 10th is Daylight Saving Time. It’s time to Spring Forward one hour. You know what that means, change your clocks, and change your batteries!T...
Mar 08, 2019
MURDER in SugarloafDOMESTIC DISTURBANCE InvestigationSan Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies of the Big Bear Lake Department responded to the report of a domestic disturbance with shots fired in Sugarloaf, California, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at approximately 11:19 P.M.Upon their arrival, the S...
Mar 07, 2019
West Valley Detention CenterSan Bernardino County Sheriff Specialized Investigative Division is conducting a death investigation ____Early morning Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at West Valley Detention Center, Sheriff Deputies entered the cell of the victim, Perla Alvarado, to clean it. The Deput...
Mar 06, 2019
Representative Cook is grateful, “This is welcome news for mountain residents!”Over LAKE ARROWHEADWashington D.C. Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced Thursday February 21, 2019 that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun work on a new flight pattern over...
Mar 03, 2019
On WATER Down the Drain5 years ago Californians passed a WATER BONDThursday, February 28, 2019 ____ According to a recent article in The LA Times, "California’s wet winter has dumped an estimated 18 trillion gallons of rain in February alone. But much of it is simply going down the drain....
Mar 02, 2019
The STORM of StormsThe story by Jonny____Here we are on Valentine’s Day!So today (February 14, 2019, Big Bear Lake, California) I watched as a large tree came crashing to the ground and four creeks overflowing main the roads. The non-stop rain and snow spilled over into rivers of water hurr...
Mar 01, 2019
Border Patrol Agent In Big Bear LakeCHRISTOPHER J. HARRISChristopher J. Harris is the guest speaker for the Big Bear Valley Republican Assembly, Tuesday evening March 19, 2019, in Big Bear Lake.Harris recently retired from his position as Director of Legislative and Political Affairs. Most of ...
Mar 01, 2019
Injured 24-year-old MotorcyclistAirlifted from Loma Linda HillsFriday March 1, 2019 afternoon, the Crew of San Bernardino County Emergency Operations Division- Aviation Unit Helicopter - 40King 5 was dispatched to assist Loma Linda Sheriff Deputies and the Colton Fire Department Crew in response ...
Feb 28, 2019
Commercial SEX IndustryTEEN Victim of Human TraffickingThe San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force is made up of investigators from theSan Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office,San Bernardino Police Department, Ontario Police Departmen...
Feb 28, 2019
Connector CLOSURE on the State Route91San Bernardino,California____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance Crews will be closing the eastbound State Route 91 (SR-91) connector to the northbound State Route 71 (SR-71) for maintenance repairs.The work will begin Satur...
Feb 26, 2019
NOTICE from the Editor: This important announcement was delayed due to verifying that all information is accurate and up-to-date. Big Bear Lake NewsRoom appreciates the cooperation between City, County and State to publishing this news information.Thanks to our viewers as well. E T RussellGover...
Feb 26, 2019
DRAINAGE and SLOPEPHASE IDue to the February 14th Storm Damage to the slopes and drainage areas along State Route 38 the Caltrans Maintenance Crew will begin repair work Monday, March 4th, starting at 8:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M. each day and completing by Friday, March 8th.Motorists need to be aw...
Feb 25, 2019
Continue On Interstate 10Riverside California Februeary 25, 2019The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be repairing potholes along eastbound and westbound Interstate 10 (I-10) from County Line Road, in Calimesa to Wall Road, near Whitewater.The Caltrans main...