Sep 26, 2018
AssemblymanObernolte RecognizesBUTCHER’s BLOCKAssemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-33rdAssembly District) has honored Outstanding Small Business of the Month forSeptember, 2018 to Butcher’s Block of Lucerne Valley.Robert H. Butcher, Jr. founded Butcher's Blockin 1980. The owner, Bob Butcher, was...
Sep 14, 2018
Veterans' Care ImprovementSeptember 13, 2018, Washington D.C., Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for HR 5895, which will improve Veterans’ care and strengthen oversight at the VA. The Bill passed the House overwhelmingly.Bill HR 5895 improves Veterans’ care in several ways....
Sep 10, 2018
In Service to the BIG BEAR ValleyThe PODUS CLUB is a group of Big Bear High School students who are dedicated to serving their community. The Students organize events such as the 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony that is scheduled for Tuesday morning at the High School. Visit: http://www.bigbearlake.net...
Sep 10, 2018
Big Bear High School students cordiallyinvite the public to the Seventeenth Annual 9-11 Ceremony at BigBear High School. In tribute to those lost in the World Trade Center, New YorkCity tragedy, the solemn ceremony will begin at 6:30 A.M. Tuesday, September 11,2018, at the High School Quad (outdoor ...
Aug 15, 2018
Saturday August 18thMemorial Service~~~Dale Andrew DerstineCommunity Church by the LakeLocated in Big Bear Lake, California11:00 A.M. A Reception will follow the service.Dale Andrew Derstine was born February 17, 1986, to Francine T. Derstine and Robert Dale Derstine in Edmonton Alberta, Canada...
Jul 20, 2018
Big Bear Fire ARV to the RESCUELocal Knowledge is VitalFirefighter/Paramedics Huether and Medeck and Firefighter/EMT Unger.Photos Courtesy of Big Bear Fire Department:Big Bear Lake, CA, July 19, 2018____ Forest Road 2-N90, a rocky and steep 4x4 road to Tip Top Mountain, northeast of Big Bear Ci...
Jul 01, 2018
19 Granite Mountain Hotshots perished while fightingthe Yarnell Wild-Fire in Prescott, Arizona in June 2013.Those heroes in Memorial are:Andrew Ashcraft. 29Robert Caldwell, 23Travis Carter, 31Dustin Deford, 24Eric Marsh, 43Grant McKee, 21Sean Misner, 26Scott Norris, 28Wade Parker, 22John Percin, 24A...
Jun 23, 2018
Assemblyman Obernolte RecognizesRobert ReadAssemblyman Jay Obernolte on the Assembly floor with Robert Read 2018 Veteran of the YearJune 21, 2018, ____ Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) recognized United States Army Specialist Robert Read as his 2018 Veteran of the Year for the 33rd Assemb...
Jun 10, 2018
Off-Duty Firefighters Save A LIFEFirefighters honored with Lifesaving Citation AwardJust another ordinary day, but maybe not for two off-duty San Bernardino County Fire Fighters, while shopping with their families at the Sprouts Market located in Rancho Cucamonga. Captain/Paramedic Brett Dicker...
May 27, 2018
We honor The GOLD STAR Families and remember The FALLEN.In Remembrance to Those Veterans and Sacrificed-All in past wars, as well as those who Died in current battles, such as Iraq and Afghanistan, let’s take a purposeful moment to those that gave their lives for each of us to live, move a...
May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018
Passed BIG TIME!!Paul Cook ReportsAnnual National Security BillThursday May 24th in Washington D.C., Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for House of Representatives Bill #5515, the Annual National Security Authorization Bill. Bill #5515 passed the House overwhelmingly with bipartisan ...
May 26, 2018
Congressman Cook comments, “Too often Veterans get lost in bureaucracy…”COOK VOTEDTo Improve VETERANS HealthcareVeterans Hospital Loma Linda, 26001 Redlands Boulevard, Redlands, California 92373U.S. Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted Wednesday May 16, 2018 in support...
May 25, 2018
150 years ago…In May 1868, our nation observed the first Decoration Day - a time for communities to decorate the graves of fallen soldiers, particularly those who had lost their lives during the Civil War.At a ceremony in Arlington Cemetery that year, Union General and Ohio Congressman Jam...
May 21, 2018
~~~~~~~~~~~In Remembrance of THEMCommemorative Memorial Day Services will be offered to the public at the Big Bear Lake Veterans Park, Monday, May 28, 2018, beginning at 11:00 A.M.The United States Veterans, Families and Friends are welcome to join others for this memorable occasion to give tribu...
May 21, 2018
Speaks atMemorial Day CeremonyFor the first time in history, a woman, Captain Karen Anne Holliday was assigned to lead a platoon of infantry Marines after becoming the first female to complete the notoriously demanding officer training course.The female lieutenant and her male colleagues recently...
Apr 30, 2018
A Rude AwakeningSubmitted by Robin WhitmoreIn July 2012, Tony Viliane and wife Robin were faced with their worst fear, when Tony was diagnosed with the incurable Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. ALS is a progressive, fatal neuromuscular disease that slo...
Apr 24, 2018
U.S. Marines‏Verified account @USMC April 21, 2018Copy link to TweetEmbed TweetNavajo Code Talker Roy Hawthorne, died Saturday at 92 years old. Hawthorne, one of the last surviving Code Talkers from WWII, enlisted in the Corps at 17 and became part of a legendary group of Native Americans wh...
Apr 19, 2018
COMING to Big Bear LakeLEFT: Dan and Kara Hike the Appalachian Trail: 3/22 Pig Pen Returns and ...Dan and Kara Hike the Appalachian Trail (man standing to right is Sean Gobin, co-founder of the Warrior Hike)RIGHT: Warrior Hikers stop in Franklin for 5th year - The Macon County NewsThe Macon Cou...
Mar 09, 2018
Hero of the GameWednesday,March 14th, Lieutenant Jim Considine of the San Bernardino CountySheriff’s Department will be honored as the Hero of the Game. Prior to the Ontario Reign Hockey Game at theCitizens Bank Arena, the ceremony to acknowledge Lt. Considine will be at 7:00P.M. He has been a...
Feb 22, 2018
Big Bear Masonic Lodge No. 617We Make Good Men BetterMason Jim and Barbara Weyant with John WellsSubmitted by John WellsFellow Masons, Family and Friends gathered for a special recognition of James (Jim) Weyant, a resident of Big Bear City and a public servant of the Valley, as well as Southern...
Feb 03, 2018
LEFT Rosa Parks statue with sculptor, Patrick JewettRIGHT Rosa Parks Memorial Building is a 12-story high-rise building in San Bernardino, California; the second tallest in the city.San Bernardino Black Culture FoundationUnveiling of ROSA PARKS STATUECaltrans, in partnership with the San Bernar...
Jan 14, 2018
A Day to HonorOUR PEACE OfficersPosted by the San Bernardino Police Department, “Each and every day, our brave men and women – as well as officers around the world, protect their communities and make our world a safe place. We appreciate you today and every day.”JANUARY 9thLaw...
Dec 23, 2017
Dedicated to All Military PersonnelWhether you are in the States or abroad ~ may you know that you are in our prayers at this holiday time ~ and always ~ that you be safe and return home soon! Thank you for serving in the military of the United States of America.THE SOLDIERS NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMA...
Dec 21, 2017
Recognized by Assemblyman ObernolteLeft to Right: Assemblyman Obernolte, Big Bear High School Teacher Mike Benson andBear Valley Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Mary SuzukiWednesday December 20th, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) honored Mike Benson from Bear Valley Unified Scho...
Dec 01, 2017
In Their Memory…Those killed in the rampage at the Inland Regional Center, where a work event and holiday function for the San Bernardino County Health Department were taking place.The December 2, 2015 victims are: Shannon Johnson, 45, Benneta Bet-Badal, 46, Aurora Godoy, 26, Isaac Amani...
Nov 30, 2017
MEMORIAL Signs For The FALLENUNITED STATES ARMYUnveiled on State Route 247San Bernardino, California ____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) joined family, friends, local leaders, and other countless individuals to honor the life of United States Army Sergeant Brian Walker wit...
Nov 24, 2017
Veterans Day is an opportunity to thank the men and women ofour Armed ForcesVeterans Day 2017Veterans Day is an opportunity to thank the men andwomen of our Armed Forces who have served to keep us safe and guard thefreedoms enshrined in our founding documents — now, and throughout ourhistory.I...
Nov 20, 2017
She Touched My Life!With exciting anticipation several of the graduating and ministers-in-training went into great detail to welcome a visiting minister to the San Jose Religious Science Church pulpit. The large congregation with two Sunday services has been honored by many high-profiled spirit...
Nov 10, 2017
Gold Star Family Marker DedicationJared Landaker’s quote: Hero: “Anyone who has put their life on the line serving this country”.Gold Star Families for Peace (GSFP) is a United States-based organization founded in January 2005 by individuals who lost family members in the Iraq Wa...
Nov 10, 2017
VETERANS DAYWe’ll always remember.11 Month – 11 Day – 11 Hour – 11 MinuteNovember 11th at 11:11 A.M.Big Bear Lake Veterans ParkBig Bear Blvd & Knickerbocker RoadGold Star Family Marker DedicationCity of Big Bear Lake, California ____ Each November 11th, Americans are...
Nov 09, 2017
In Big Bear Lake, California, the Marine Corps LeagueDetachment #1038 Friday evening November 10th will commemorate the242nd Birthday of the United States Marine Corps.For 242 years, the brave members of the U.S. Marine Corpshave looked life-threatening danger in the eye to defend our Constitution a...