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 ...
Jul 16, 2019
CITY MANAGERJEFFMATHIEU His AnnouncesUpcomingRetirementBig Bear Lake, CA___ After 13 years proudlyserving as the City of Big Bear Lake City Manager, Jeff Mathieu will soon beretiring.Jeff Mathieu came to Big Bear Lake in 2006 afteran earlier 31-year management career primarily with the City of Santa...
Jul 14, 2019
Air Rescue 306 & 40-King CrewsConduct Injured Hiker RescueSaturday afternoon, July 13th, Kyle Jeefoong Chan hiked to the summit of Mount Baldy with friends. Upon their descending hike, at the 6,100' level, Chan sustained a leg injury and was unable to walk. The injured hiker, 23 year-old Ch...
Jul 13, 2019
To Earthquake Shattered TRONAPhotos courtesy of Assemblyman Obernolte staff 071019Town Hall Community Comes TogetherRepresenting the 33rd Assembly District, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) issued the following statement when he spoke to the Earthquake Town Hall a community gathering, at Tr...
Jul 13, 2019
July 15, 2019 - Updated from the Office of Michael FresquezSenior Advisor-Communications DirectorCongressman Paul Cook | Eighth District of California1027 Longworth | Washington, DC 20515“Rep. Cook has been working with Representative McCarthy and California’s Senators to secure a fe...
Jul 12, 2019
Congressman Paul CookOffers Assistance & SupportMap shows epicenter of the M7.1 July 5, 2019 southern California earthquake (USGS)Last Friday, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Ridgecrest and was felt throughout southern California. This earthquake followed the 6.4 magnitude foreshock in t...
Jul 12, 2019
Governor NewsomSecures Earthquakes Emergency DeclarationSACRAMENTO – Continuing to provide aid and support to those impacted by multiple large magnitude earthquakes near Ridgecrest, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday, July 9th, that the White House has approved his request for a Pres...
Jul 11, 2019
Swiftly Knock DownBaldwin Lake Residence FIREThursday July 12, 2019___ Big Bear Fire Crews responded to an originally reported to be a vegetation fire and soon corrected to be a structure fire, when the Fire Fighters found it to be a residential located at Parkway Drive in Baldwin Lake at approx...
Jul 11, 2019
Big Bear Lake CouncilIntroduces NEW TEAMPhoto courtesy City of Big Bear LakeLeft to right: Steve Raney (Chief Building Official), Phil Mosley (Director of Community Services), Kelly Ent (Director ofGovernment Services), Erica Stephenson (City Clerk/Director of Administrative Services), Jae Hill ...
Jul 05, 2019
MET Deputies Make ArrestThursday, July 4th at 8:35 P.M., San BernardinoCounty Sheriff Deputies assigned to the MultipleEnforcement Team (MET) at the Highland Police Department were dispatched tothe 7400 block of Elm Street in Highland. The Team assisted CalFire personnelwho were responding to a repo...
Jul 03, 2019
In Big Bear LakeThe Traffic Management Plan was designed to help move vehicles along at a faster, more controlled pace.The plan involves limiting left-turns onto Big Bear Boulevard, while right-hand turns are encouraged.__________Thursday July 4, 2019 in Big Bear Lake, California, after dark, th...
Jul 02, 2019
Drive Sober OR…Get Pulled July 4th HolidaysDrive Sober or Get Pulled Over This 4th of July HolidayThe 4th of July Holiday season is a time to enjoy fireworks and show country pride, but is also traditionally one of the more dangerous times on the road.To keep families safe this Independence...
Jun 30, 2019
Big BearAirport GatesOpen to the Public at 10:00 A.M.Saturday morningJULY 6thAir FAIRSATURDAYBig Bear AIRPORTFantastic Fairway FUN * FOOD **Family & Friends *Aircraft DISPLAYPLANES HELICOPTERSMilitary * Law Enforcement * IndependentPlanesof FameP-38LightningP-47ThunderboltP-51MustangB-25Mitchell...
Jun 30, 2019
PersonalFireworks ARE ILLEGALin Big Bear ValleyPhoto courtesy of Rim of the World Media Marketing 0619Located in Big Bear Lake, California in the San Bernardino Mountains,the Big Bear Assistant Chief-Fire Marshal Mike Maltbyasks that everyone be alert and aware of the importance of a state legal ...
Jun 29, 2019
Bear Valley Electric Service Repairs >> Restores>> CompletesJUNE 28, 2019Big Bear Lake, California ____ Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) has completed repairs and restored power to all customers, following an outage that temporarily impacted service to the south side of the valle...
Jun 26, 2019
Sheriff DeputiesCalled to Lucerne Valley AddressFORCED ENTRYTuesday, June 25, 2019, at approximately 12:28 A.M., San Bernardino County /Victor Valley Sheriff Deputies responded to a residence in the 35000 block of Harvest Moon Street in Lucerne Valley following the report of a shooting.Upon a...
Jun 24, 2019
Injured From FallSan Bernardino County Sheriff 40-King 307Saturday, June 22, 2019 Christina Mallon, went hiking with friends and family in the remote area known as The Pinnacles, located just northwest of Lake Arrowhead. The group decided to hike off-trail through the large boulders which cov...
Jun 23, 2019
At Mile Marker 39 (near Rainbow Lane)Sunday June 23, 2019California Highway Patrol (Running Springs) issued a HARD ROAD CLOSURE on State Route 38 due to a fatal Traffic Collision, the result of a one-vehicle, roll-over collision at approximately 7:30 A.M. this morning. Witnesses reported the s...
Jun 22, 2019
Capital UPDATEYOU CAN HelpShape California’s FutureEvery 10 years, California must re-establish the boundaries of its Congressional, State Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization districts to reflect new population data.You can be a part of this process! The Voters First Act gives the ...
Jun 16, 2019
The government continues to take our money,mismanage it, and ask for more.”Thursday, June 13, 2019, Sacramento, California ____Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) released the following statement after the legislature’s passage of the main 2019-20 state budget Bill (Assembly Bill...
Jun 15, 2019
A Huge Disservice to Vulnerable CaliforniansVideo Assemblyman in SacramentoAssemblyman JAY OBERNOLTE33rd Assembly DistrictJUNE 14, 2019"With this budget, California will once again see record state spending at a time when many Californians are struggling with a skyrocketing cost of living and a...
Jun 15, 2019
District Attorney GUEST SPEAKERIt is our mission to be an Educated Conservative Voice inour CommunityBig Bear ValleyRepublican Assembly will meet Tuesday, June 18th at the ConventionCenter at Big Bear Lake, located at 42900 Big Bear Boulevard. The BBVRA memberswelcome everyone to join each third-Tu...
Jun 14, 2019
State 18 to Lucerne ValleyVegetation Wild Fire1:22 P.M., FRIDAY June 14, 2019State Route 18 ALL Lanes OpenBig Bear City to Lucerne ValleyNO Traffic until notified Friday Afternoon9:07 AM, FRIDAY June 14, 2019The PLANT FIRE reported June 13th Thursday evening at 6:56 P.M. was immediately respo...
Jun 10, 2019
Big Bear BlvdAt KNICKERBOCKER RoadOne street east of the Village of Big Bear Lake at Knickerbocker Road and Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake Department of Water closed-off the area to begin the installation of new pipeline, Monday June 17th through Tuesday June 18th. The work area is near th...
Jun 07, 2019
City of Big Bear Lake SeeksPLANNING COMMISSIONERBig Bear Lake, CA ___ The City Council of the City of Big Bear Lake is seeking qualified citizens who are interested in serving on the City’s Planning Commission. The Planning Commission has one (1) vacancy for a four (4) year term ending J...
Jun 06, 2019
SNOW VALLEY Ski ResortArrowhead Area California Highway Patrol, Running Springs, CA May 31, 2019___Thursday, May 30th, 2019, 4:00 P.M. Highway Patrol responded to a call of a solo vehicle traffic collision that occurred on the State Route-18, south of the entrance to Snow Valley Ski Resort.At ...
May 24, 2019
(Solar Traffic Signal Delays)Travelers to Big Bear LakeBy Way of FAWNSKINMotorists traveling to Big Bear Valley and Fawnskin are advised to use State Route 38 from I-10 in Redlands to avoid lengthy delays.PROJECT UPDATEBridge Railing Replacement at 2 locations:SR-330 City Creek Bridge and East Fork...
May 20, 2019
Puts Our Housing In OrderPriorities Matter“New ways to place our spirit of collaboration and innovation at the center of our efforts…”Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) President Bill Jahn spoke following his Installation. Jahn, a City of Big Bear Lake Counci...
May 20, 2019
Senator Michael MORRELL’sResponseto Governor's State Budget RevisionCalifornia Capital Sacramento___Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) Thursday, May 9, 2019 issued thefollowing statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May revision of his2019-20 state budget proposal:&ldquo...
May 18, 2019
Suspect In custodyTraffic Stop Leads to aDeputy Involved ShootingLate Saturday, May 4, 2019, morning, when a Sheriff Deputy of the San Bernardino County Sheriff/Needles Station while on duty driving a Sheriff’s Department official unit near Lenwood Road in Barstow, California, another vehi...
May 11, 2019
RED FLAGSan Bernardino County CommunitiesAs Santa Ana winds and the possibility of wildfires loom on the horizon, your local San Bernardino County Fire Department (SBCoFD) has implemented some important programs to keep this county safe.To promote Wildfire Readiness within San Bernardino Coun...
May 07, 2019
Hot Water Heater Fire Causes Minor DamageMay 7, 2019, Big Bear Lake____Big Bear Fire Department reported a structure fire at approximately 8:01 A.M., Monday, May 6, 2019. The residence is located in Erwin Lake near Ash Lane between State Lane and Oak Lane.Upon arrival, Big Bear Fire Department Cr...
May 05, 2019
Sheriff’s DIVE TEAMRecovers Drowning VictimSan Bernardino County Sheriff Dive TeamSaturday, May 4, 2019, San Bernardino County Sheriff /Big Bear Station Deputies were notified at 1:46 P.M. to possible two victims drowning in Big Bear Lake. The Sheriff Deputies arrived on the scene at ap...
May 05, 2019
Zeros in,“We’ve got to aggressively deal with the housing issue NOW!”SCAG President Bill JahnSets Housing &Broader Collaboration as Policy PrioritiesMay 4, 2019 Palm Desert, California ____ Addressing the housing crisis and developing broader collaborations at the state and...
May 04, 2019
Forest Service 3N-07 at 3N-16 RoadsEarly Saturday AfternoonU.S. FOREST SERVICE in the San Bernardino Forest, north of Big Bear Lake, California a vegetation fire was determined at 1:52 P.M., Saturday, May 4, 2019, located at Forest Roads 3N-07 at 3N-16, near the Pinnacles in Holcomb Valley (a ...
May 03, 2019
May 21st at The CAVEIn the Village of Big Bear Lake
Apr 30, 2019
6 year-old Apple Valley BOYDUKE FLORESUPDATE: Tuesday, April 30th at 5:00 P.M.Search efforts at the Victorville landfill have been suspended for the day. San Bernardino County Sheriff Homicide Detectives, 19 Department volunteers, 2 search dogs, and 17 additional Department personnel have been...
Apr 29, 2019
A Tractor-trailer and Pick-up CollisionAt SR-18 & Upper Waterman Canyon RoadThursday, April 25, 2019_ In the San Bernardino Mountains, on State Route 18 near Crestline, California at approximately 12:35 P.M. Arrowhead Regional Headquarters California Highway Patrol officers responded to a t...
Apr 29, 2019
Injured in Collision While Responding to A Fatal CollisionThursday, April 25, 2019 near Rim Forest, California, at approximately 12:53 P.M., an Arrowhead Regional Headquarters California Highway Patrol Officer responded to a fatal traffic collision that occurred on State Route 18. The Highway ...
Apr 26, 2019
Growing Pains & Money ProblemsBIG BEAR FIRE AUTHORITYBy E T RussellIn the past few months, really the past couple of years until the present, Big Bear Fire Chief Jeff Willis has been at the forefront of a battle in the Big Bear Valley making all efforts to bring the best of the Big Bear Fire...
Apr 26, 2019
Speaking About Big Bear Fire AuthorityCity of Big Bear Lake Mayor Randall PutzAs Chief Willis, BBFA Board Members, and even members of the public pointed out Wednesday,April 17, 2019, the funding shortage for the Fire Authority is not a new issue. Big Bear’s Fire agencies have worked hard ...
Apr 26, 2019
Speaking About Big Bear Fire AuthorityCity of Big Bear Lake Councilman Dave CarettoI have been asked to expand upon my comments that I made at the Fire Authority Board meeting, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, regarding the current distribution of revenue between the Big Bear Fire Protection District...
Apr 25, 2019
17th AnnualDonate Life Run/Walk & Family FestivalSaturday, April 27, 2019Cal State FullertonNow in its seventeenth year, the Donate Life Run/Walk supports OneLegacy Foundation’s mission to save and heal lives by inspiring and advancing donation and transplantation of organs and tissues ...
Apr 24, 2019
YOUNG CHILDREN found in the pursued vehicle by CHP Officers of the Arrowhead Regional Headquarters, located in Running Springs.Early Tuesday evening, April 23, 2019 California Highway Patrol Officer Williams observed a white Mazda MPV traveling southbound on State Route-18, in the San Bernardino ...
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 ...