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 ...
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