Oct 13, 2019
In Big Bear LakePlumes of Black Smoke FromPhoto courtesy of Big Bear Fire DepartmentFire on Fox Farm Road
Oct 12, 2019
PREPARES FIRSTSan Bernardino County Fire DepartmentOcotober 2019 ___ In anticipation of the forecasted Red Flag Warning, San Bernardino County Fire has added additional units to augment its on-duty firefighting force.A Type 1 Strike Team will pre-position to Devore and will be based out of #SBCoF...
Oct 10, 2019
Assemblyman Obernolte’s Bill 880Signed by GovernorEnsures Passenger SafetyTuesday, October 8, 2019 Assemblyman Obernolte (R-Hesperia) announced that Governor Newsom has signed his Assembly Bill 880 to improve public safety by prohibiting a person from driving for a ride-sharing service, if ...
Oct 08, 2019
OBERNOLTEState Senators Representing8thCongressional DistrictHesperia, CA, September24, 2019__Assemblyman Jay Obernolte announced that hehas received the unanimous endorsement of every State Senator representing the8th Congressional District, which includes all orportions of San Bernardino, Inyo, an...
Oct 06, 2019
The fact that the Governor did not see this Life-savingmeasure as a priority is STUNNING!Governor VetoesAssemblyman Obernolte’s Bill to Fast-Track Fire Safety Escape RoutesWednesday, October 2, 2019, Assemblyman Obernolte (R-Hesperia) expressed his disappointment that Governor Newsom ve...
Oct 03, 2019
Big Bear FIRE AUTHORITYBig Bear Fire Chief JEFF WILLISwants the residents of the Valley to be aware of the challenges facing the Big Bear Fire Authority (BBFA) as they continue to work to provide critical fire protection and emergency services for all the Big Bear Valley.Without additional funding...
Oct 02, 2019
Big Bear FIRE AUTHORITYAsks the Community to Rise to the Challenge…..
Sep 29, 2019
40 King-3 & Air Rescue-306 Helis Teams-upScott Rock Climbing TrailSan Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation Unit responded to an emergency call Sunday morning, September 29th, of an injured rock climber.In the area of Scott Rock Parker Rechsteiner and a hiker-friend were going to attempt a climb...
Sep 29, 2019
What happens to... INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURIALISM?Assemblyman Disagrees onIndependent Contracting BillWednesday, September 11, 2019____ Assemblyman Obernolte (R-Hesperia) issued the following statement on Assembly Bill 5, which severely limits independent contracting in California.“T...
Sep 27, 2019
MARIJUANA GROWNear Lucerne Valley Remote AreaDiscovered bySan Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation UnitImportant according to Google magic.Click to teach Gmail this conversation is not important.San Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation Unit responded Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 4:20 P.M., to 9-1-1...
Sep 22, 2019
Hesperia, CA – Friday, September 20, 2019 Assemblyman Jay Obernolte announced his candidacy for the 8th Congressional District following the announcement that current Congressman Colonel Paul Cook (ret.) would seek election to the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors.Assemblyman Ober...
Sep 19, 2019
Colonel PAUL COOKA STRONG VOICE to EMPOWERFriday, September 20, 2019, Apple Valley, California____Colonel Paul Cook, USMC (ret.) announced his campaign for San Bernardino County Supervisor in District 1.Cook stated, "After twenty-six years in the Marine Corps, my attention turned first to local ...
Sep 19, 2019
Come Saturday September 21stMeet the Highway Patrolmen who help keep our roads safe.The Arrowhead (Running Springs) California Highway Patrol is committed to providing the highest level of Safety, Service and Security to the people of California.Recently, during the full-closure of State Route-3...
Sep 18, 2019
SacramentoDemocrats Jeopardize JobsSenatepasses AB 5 on party-line voteTuesday, September 10, 2019 in Sacramento____ Senate Democrats passed AssemblyBill 5 (Gonzalez, D-San Diego), which would enshrine into state law, theCalifornia Supreme Court’s 2018 Dynamex decision, which furtherrestricts ...
Sep 17, 2019
2 Alarm Structure FireSan Bernardino BusinessSan Bernardino County Fire Department Crews were dispatched Friday night, at 11:37 P.M. to a reported commercial structure fire in the area of Mountain View and Central Avenues in the City of San Bernardino.ME231 arrived at an address on Riverview Driv...
Sep 16, 2019
Big Bear LakeMayor Randall PutzGUEST SPEAKERIt is our mission to be an Educated Conservative Voice in our CommunityBig Bear Valley Republican Assembly will meet Tuesday, September 17th at Nottingham’s Tavern in Big Bear Lake.The BBVRA members welcome everyone to join each third-Tuesday of t...
Sep 13, 2019
Big Bear Airport District Board of Directors convened Wednesday September 11, 2019 at 4:00 P.M. for the regular monthly meeting in the board room of the terminal building, located at 501 West Valley Boulevard in Big Bear City.At the introduction of the meeting, President Steve Castillo announced ...
Sep 09, 2019
Police Find 3 PeopleSeptember 8, 2019____ San Bernardino Police are conducting a homicideinvestigation following a shooting that occurred on the evening of Sunday, September8, 2019. Police officers responded to the 1100 Block of North L Street in San Bernardino,at around 8:50 P.M. after a caller rep...
Sep 09, 2019
Earthquake Mitigation Incentive& Tax Parity ActAlready Tax-FreeAug 28, 2019 Washington D.C. ____U.S. Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced that he is co-sponsoring the Earthquake Mitigation Incentive and Tax Parity Act to exclude grants that support residential seismic retrofits fr...
Sep 07, 2019
Makes the Mountain Drive SAFERBegins Monday, September 9 2019DETOUR - State Route 18 at Running SpringsAlso State Route 38 at Mentone to RedlandsSan Bernardino – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin a Rock Fall Barrier Project on State Route 330 (SR-330) near ...
Sep 07, 2019
Crews Battle 2-AlarmVegetation FireAt Little MountainPhotos courtesy of San Bernardino County FireWednesday, September 4, 2019 San Bernardino County Fire crews, at 7:17 P.M. were dispatched to a reported vegetation fire in the area of 36th and G Street in the City of San Bernardino.Battalion #...
Sep 07, 2019
MORRELL Sends Disaster Victim Relief Bill to GovernorSenate Bill 601- allows the State to waive fees for replacing occupational licenses.September 6, 2019, Sacramento, California____ The State Legislature has given its final approval to (Senate Bill) SB 601, by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho C...
Sep 07, 2019
2019 Fall WINE WALKA Major Funding Event for ...By Kristine YoshidaBig Bear Valley Education Trust Mission- To create interactive and engaging educational opportunities to foster environmental stewardship and lifelong learning for students, community members, and visitors, using the unique resour...
Aug 31, 2019
PhillipWilliamsonWANTED for Murder& Armed RobberyDetectivesare searching for an armed and dangerous suspect Phillip Williamson wanted formurder & strong arm robberySan Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies assigned to theApple Valley Police Department respondedsuspicious circumstances call at a...
Aug 29, 2019
Bureau of Land Management Proposed RuleStreamline Royalty Rate ReductionProcess for Non-Energy Solid MineralsAugust 28, 2019, Washington D.C. ____ Representative Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) applauded the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) announcement today of a proposed rule to provide mu...
Aug 28, 2019
Extended Escort ScheduleState Route 74 & 243Begins Friday, August 30th 6:00 A.M.Ends Tuesday, September 3rd 6:00 P.M.Emergency Work UpdatesAugust 28, 2019, San Bernardino, CA____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is pleased to announce that State Route 74 (SR-74) will e...
Aug 27, 2019
California average home price 2½ times above the national averageAssess Regional Housing NeedsFrom SCAG President BILL JAHN:“Your voice is important in determining local housing need.”No community is immune from the safety, health and economic consequences of the housing crisis...
Aug 24, 2019
Felon in Possession of a FirearmPENI Gang MemberArrested for Parole ViolationSaturday, August 17th, 9:15 P.M., the San Bernardino County Multi-Enforcement Team (MAIT) and Big Bear Sheriff Patrol Deputies conducted a routine compliance check at a residence in the 200 block of Holmes Lane in Sug...
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 ...