May 28, 2017
Rep. CookVotes for -Both BILL HR 1973 and BILL HR 1761Protecting Young Victims from SEXUALABUSE ACTCombat CHILD ABUSE & EXPLOITATIONWashington D.C.____ U.S. Congress Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley)Thursday May 25th, voted for two important Bills to combat childabuse and exploitation. T...
May 27, 2017
ARIZONA Bound for the Weekend?Eastbound LaneBeginningMEMORIAL DAY >>Wide-loadsuseInterstate-8 or Interstate-40EDITOR’s Note: My friend Terri Kasinga, CALTRANS PIO keeps me informedabout road conditions, so that we can relay the information to motorists,especially traveling the highways o...
May 26, 2017
MEMORIAL DAY Monday May 29, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.the Big Bear Valley Marine Corps League Detachment #1038 and the American Legion Post #584 will participate in a special program commemorating the sacrifices of the United States military personnel who have died serving our Country. Veterans Park is ...
May 25, 2017
TUESDAYMay 3oth ~ 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.THE NEWInterstate10 - Pepper Avenue InterchangeThe San Bernardino CountyTransportation Authority, formerly known as San Bernardino Associated Governments,in partnership with the City of Colton, County of San Bernardino and Caltrans,is constructing a new Inters...
May 25, 2017
To Korean War Veteran’sFamily MembersBig BearSheriff Deputies in August 2014, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 100block of South Winding Lane in Big Bear City and recovered stolen property thatincluded a Bronze Star medal with a "V" Device. The Bronze Star hadthe name Dell Bende...
May 23, 2017
Immediate Response byBig Bear Sheriff and DeputiesBaldwin Lane Elementary School classrooms and grounds in Sugarloaf were the scene of a Bomb Threat Investigation, yesterday (Tuesday May 23, 2017) afternoon, by Big Bear Sheriff and Deputies. The Big Bear Sheriff Station Dispatch was alerted 2:18...
May 23, 2017
The Knickerbocker Vegetation Fire late afternoon Tuesday caused a neighborhood alarm with an immediate response to a watchful property owner’s 9-1-1 call, atapproximate 4:00 P.M. Fire units reported that they saw smoke on the mountain-side from the Big Bear Fire Station on Big Bear Boulev...
May 18, 2017
CALTRANS Changeable Message SignSign on Big Bear Boulevard shows current‘Heads-up’ on the road ahead
May 16, 2017
AMGEN Tour of California 2017Big Bear Time Trial Events
May 14, 2017
Legality of the $1 Billion“TransPork” Bill ??Thursday May 4th, in Sacramento, California____Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) requested that the Legislative Counsel investigate the legality of Senate Bill 132, which was signed by the Governor last week.SB #132 Bill allocates ne...
May 13, 2017
ThursdayMay 11, 2017____ Assembly BudgetCommittee Vice Chair Obernolte (R-Hesperia)issued the following statement in response to the release of Governor Brown’sMay revision of his 2017-18 budget proposal:“Inlight of the uncertainty facing California, the Governor’s budget proposal...
May 13, 2017
Santa Ana River TrailOVER-the-Side Near Angelus OaksThursday May 11th evening, San Bernardino County Fire Rescue Units from Stations 98 and 99 responded to a 9-1-1 report of a rider on horse-back accidentally falling 300 feet over the side of the Santa Ana River Trail, in the Angelus Oaks area....
May 13, 2017
San Bernardino County AssessorDelivers Supplemental RollSAN BERNARDINO, CA (May 12, 2017) – On Thursday, May 11, 2017, San Bernardino County Assessor Bob Dutton signed the Supplemental Tax Assessment Roll. State law requires county assessors to reappraise property upon a change in ownershi...
May 12, 2017
Prepare YourProperty Againstthe Threat of WildfireGet your CHIP together, then log into ThinIsIn.orgBig Bear Lake, CaliforniaGet informed about Wildfires in yourneighborhood. Learn about proper removal of your trees and brush trimmings.Fuel reduction through trimming vegetation overgrowth is one of ...
May 08, 2017
To…..San Bernardino CountyRepublican PartyJAN LEJA Chairperson comments,"With Proposition 54 and AB 109,California and our local neighborhoods have faced rising crime anddrug abuse, it is more important than ever to hear from our public safetyleaders like San Bernardino County Sheriff John M...
May 06, 2017
San Bernardino CountyRepublican PartyRecently elected as the 2017 Chairperson of the SanBernardino County Republican Party Jan Leja has taken the leadershiprole seriously. Jan is also active invarious philanthropic organizations. She serves as Board President for RenuHope Foundation, Friends of Wil...
May 06, 2017
SNOW?... in the San Bernardinos?Sunday ~ Monday ~ TuesdayNational Weather Service – San DiegoShowers and Thunderstorms Possible Sunday-Tuesday (May 7-9)Weather SummaryA big pattern change will occur this weekend as a cold low pressure system from the north will bring much cooler weather star...
May 04, 2017
Signing of Largest Increase of Gas Tax $$$Friday April 28, 2017 in Sacramento, CaliforniaSenate - Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) issued the following statement after GovernorJerry Brown signed into law the largest gas tax increase in state history:"Californiansknow they already pay enoug...
May 02, 2017
On North Shore Drive Suppressedby Big Bear Fire DepartmentAerial view from Bear Mountain ofstructure fire on North Shore DriveCourtesy of Socalmountain.comBig Bear Lake, California____ Tuesday May 2nd, a residential structure fire was reported before 7:30 A.M. tothe Big Bear fire Department. The hou...
Apr 27, 2017
Expect High TrafficVolumes AgainStateof California • Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District #8 is advisingmotorists traveling to and from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival willexperience heavy traffic delays throughout the weekend…. The delays are expected on Friday...
Apr 26, 2017
Assembly Bill Mitigates Regulation Penalties onSmall Businesses Passes CommitteeState Assemblyman Jay Obernolte’s (R-Hesperia) Assembly Bill 912 to allow State agencies discretion when enforcing monetary penalties for regulatory infractions on small businesses passed out of the Assembly Acc...
Apr 26, 2017
The Fire Fee is an illegal tax that should ultimately be repealed….”Clears Legislative HurdleState Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia)announced that his Assembly Bill 288 Fire Fee Due Date Extension Bill passed out of the AssemblyCommittee on Natural Resources. Assembly Bill 288 wou...
Apr 25, 2017
In Big Bear LakeTUESDAY APRIL 25 3:30 P.M.A few minutes before 9:00 A.M. TuesdayApril 25, 2017, Big Bear Fire Rescue Personnel and Big Bear Sheriff Deputiesresponded to a call of a male body discovered on the south-shore of Big BearLake.As soon as the circumstances have been confirmedby San Bernardi...
Apr 18, 2017
TrafficDelayed Saturday AfternoonCalifornia Highway Patrol – (Running Springs) Arrowhead Regional Headquarters Officers responded to the scene of afatal traffic collision on State Route-330, just north of HighlandAvenue, SaturdayApril 15, 2017, 5:32 P.M.The HighwayPatrolmen learned that the ow...
Apr 16, 2017
NavajoRoad & Kiowa RoadMedianBarrier ProjectBeginsNext Week thru SummerCalifornia Department of Transportation (CALTRANS)District: 8 – Riverside/San Bernardino and Sully-Miller Construction began work on a raised curb medianproject on State Route 18 (SR-18) in Apple Valley. The constructio...
Apr 13, 2017
>>PITManeuver to >> DUI to>> ARREST!Wednesdayafternoon April 12th in Big Bear City, San Bernardino County SheriffDeputy Hunsicker of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, attempted to conduct atraffic stop after observing a white Mustang with expired registrationtags.Near the inte...
Apr 12, 2017
Understory BurnProjectCourtesy of Don ShadeSanBernardino, California ____Fire crews from the San Bernardino NationalForest will be conducting burn operations in the vicinity of Angelus Oaks, CAthe week of April 17, 2017.Smokemay be visible along the Stste Route 38 corridor from Big Bear Valley toMen...
Apr 10, 2017
Washington D CToday Monday April 10, 2017, RepresentativePaul Cook (R- Apple Valley) issued the following statement on the North ParkElementary School shooting:“Although details are stillcoming in about today's tragic shooting at North Park Elementary School in SanBernardino, California, I wan...
Apr 10, 2017
From theCounty of San BernardinoBoard of SupervisorsOur thoughts and prayers are with everyone affectedby today's attack at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino.We are at a loss to understand the evil that inflicts such senseless violenceon innocent victims - and at an elementary school, n...
Apr 10, 2017
An8-Year OldSPECIAL NEEDS BOY DIED TODAY !!San Bernardino Police DepartmentThis Monday morning, at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California a man identified as the husband of Karen Elaine Smith, a Special Needs teacher, entered the school to make a delivery to his wife.As soon asin...
Apr 05, 2017
….. the Bill (H.R. 479) sets the stageto restore North Korea’swell-deserved place on the list of official state sponsorsofterror.” Congressman Cook points out.Targeting North KoreaWashington D C ____ Representative PaulCook (R-Apple Valley) Monday April 3, 2017 voted for House o...
Apr 03, 2017
Senator Morrell Responds$ 5 Billion @ Year In New Gas TaxesSacramento Democrats' DealPermanent IncreaseSacramento,California ____WednesdayMarch 29th, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) issued thefollowing statement after Governor Jerry Brown and legislative Democratsannounced a plan to enact ...
Apr 03, 2017
Early Morning Fire in Strip MallSunday April 2, 1:03 A.M., San Bernardino County Fire Crews responded to a single-story strip mall fire located in Fontana at the 9700 block of Sierra Avenue. The Fire Crews arrived to find smoke and active fire coming from a T-shirt shop located within the strip ...
Mar 26, 2017
"Think Nature" CampaignSouthern California Mountains FoundationConnects Communities with Efforts to Protect Public LandsSan Bernardino, California, March 21, 2017____Southern California Mountains Foundation (SCMF), a nonprofit conservation and education organization, announced the launch of #Thi...
Mar 25, 2017
Gather Sunday at Memorial GardenIn Memoryof Nick Thalasinos Healing GroveSunday March 26, theIncredible Community Garden will commemorate and plant a Healing Grove Memorialhonoring the Life of Nick Thalasinos. Thalasinos was one of thirteen co-workersand friends who lost their lives in the December ...
Mar 24, 2017
ImproveCalifornia JOBSSenateBills provide tax relief for new small businessesandshine light on onerous regulationsMarch 22, 2017State Senate, Sacramento, California - Noting that the state's economic recoveryhas been a slow and uneven one, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga)announced that he ...
Mar 22, 2017
Public Assistance RequestedCARD SKIMMING OPERATION in BIG BEAR VALLEYSheriff Department – Big Bear Lake, 477 Summit Boulevard, Big Bear Lake(909) 866-0100March 22 2017The San Bernardino County-Big Bear Sheriff continues to receive a high volume of reports of fraudulent credit card use.The Spe...
Mar 22, 2017
WARNS !!1OO’Sof Victims $100’sSkimming Credit / Debit Cardsin Big Bear ValleyThe San BernardinoCounty -Big Bear Sheriff as recent as Tuesday March 21, 2017, has received numerouscalls for service, reporting unauthorized and fraudulent use of credit /debit cards. Local Sheriff Deputies a...
Mar 21, 2017
CostlyBond Bill-18Places $3.1 Billion Bond on 2018 PrimaryBallotSacramento, California, TuesdayMarch 21, 2017____ Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) announced thatAssembly Bill 18 passed off the Assembly floor, which seeks to place a $3.1billion bond on the June 5, 2018 ballot. The funding for t...
Mar 21, 2017
Invited to Lend a HandPacific Southwest RegionHelpIdentify Priority Trail Maintenance WorkPartners,volunteers integral to addressing maintenance backlogSanBernardino, California, March 20, 2017____The Pacific Southwest Region (Region 5) is invitesthe public to help identify trails that will be part ...
Mar 19, 2017
Certificateof Excellence AwardedThe mission of Big Bear Airport District is toserve the Big Bear Valley by providing a safe, efficient, and superior venuefor aviation operations.Big Bear Airport Dustin Leno, General Manager announcedWednesday March 15, 2017, the Big BearAirport District received the...
Mar 19, 2017
TUESDAY NIGHT RepublicansIt is our mission to be an Educated Conservative Voice in our CommunityEveryone is welcome to join the Big Bear Valley Republican Assembly meeting, Tuesday evening, March 21st at 6:00 P.M. Guest speaker Teresa Rochester, will share information about the Barstow Veteran's Hom...
Mar 17, 2017
League of Women Voters of the San Bernardino Area announces: formal POSITION ON PROPOSED Nestlé Waters North America Inc. Special Use Permit San Bernardino National Forest Project Proposal #7285 (permit) FOR CONTINUED WATER EXTRACTION SYSTEM in the San Bernardino National ForestBackgroun...
Mar 16, 2017
Vladimir Putin no friend of the United StatesForeignAffairs Committee HearingRussia’sEfforts to UndermineDemocraticUnited StatesWashingtonD C, Thursday March 9, 2017,____ The House Foreign Affairs Committee helda hearing on Russian disinformation efforts and their attempts at underminingdemocr...
Mar 15, 2017
Award of ExcellenceLeft to Right- Sherilyn Hammond: Public Sector Partners, Inc. Director, Events and Logistics, Lori Staffler: Caltrans/IT/ Information Technology Solutions Division (ITSD), George Akiyama: Chief Information Officer, Caltrans/Information Technology Division, Paul Allen: Caltrans/IT/...
Mar 07, 2017
SCOTT HUELE of Big Bear City CommunityServices DistrictMonday evening, March 6,2017, Big Bear City, California – Scott Heule, the General Manager of the BigBear City Community Services District (BBCCSD) since 2014, announced he willretire from his position as head of the agency on July21, 2017...
Mar 05, 2017
MIKE MORRELLSenator 23rd DistrictCenter back row: San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahonFront row: Center right Assemblyman Jay Obernolte ….. Senator Mike MorrellSenator Morrell represents the 23rd State SenateDistrict, which covers portions of Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles C...