Jul 26, 2017
Countering Adversarial Nations Through Sanctions ActRegimes: Russia, North Korea, & IranWashington D.C. ____Tuesday July 25th, House of Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for HR Bill 3364, the Countering Adversarial Nations Through Sanctions Act. The Bill includes a package...
Jul 24, 2017
NEW UPDATE SR 18Preventative Maintenance CONTINUES$2.3 M REHAB ProjectSan Bernardino ____ California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) began preventative maintenance repairs on State Route 18 (SR-18) in various locations from Hilltop Boulevard in Running Springs to south of Lakeview Point n...
Jul 23, 2017
Claims Life ofBig Bear City ResidentCalifornia Highway Patrol – RunningSprings____ early Friday afternoonJuly 21, 2017, responded to the scene of a traffic collision on State Route 38, east ofAngelus Oaks.FrankJ. Zuppinger, a resident of Big Bear City, C was driving a gray, 1994, JeepGrand Che...
Jul 23, 2017
Underground Utility ProjectRed Ant Hill & Big Bear Boulevard.PHOTO CREDIT – Richard MillenerJuly 21, 2017CURRENT ROADWORK UPDATEWEEKMonday July 24th, roadwork consists of paving operationsthroughout the project area from Pine View Drive to Division Drive andMountainaire Lane to Talmadge...
Jul 21, 2017
$69 Million REHAB ProjectWorking toward CompletionRiverside, California ____ California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues work on the $69 million Interstate 10 (I-10) Pavement Rehabilitation Project which began in May 2016. The project is rehabilitating 128 lane miles of pavemen...
Jul 20, 2017
AMERICAN RED CROSSAn opportunity for Big Bear Valley residents to register as an Incident-based Volunteer. Those attending will not become full-time Red Cross Volunteers, (unless so desired); instead each attendee can become a volunteer to support shelter operations in the Valley in the event o...
Jul 19, 2017
Enhance Punishments forIllegal Immigrant FelonsWashington D.C. ____ In late June 2017, RepresentativePaul Cook voted to pass Bill HR 3004, Kate’s Law. It passed the House ofRepresentatives and is now headed to the Senate. This Bill protects the public by enhancing penalties for deported felons...
Jul 16, 2017
Paul Cook Voted For BILL HR 2810National Security LegislationRailroad spur at Army National Training Center at Fort IrwinJuly 14, 2017____Washington D C, Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for HR 2810, the annual National Security Authorization Bill HR 2810. The bill passed the House...
Jul 16, 2017
CURRENT ROADWORK UPDATEThis coming week,roadwork and pavement restoration will occur at Pine Knot Avenue to TalmadgeRoad.Due to thecomplexity of work being performed while continuing to maintain service toour customers, a completion date for each work area cannot be established atthis time. However,...
Jul 14, 2017
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Jul 12, 2017
Parish in MARINE KC-130Tanker CrashPhoto Courtesy of FOX NEWSWashington D.C. ___Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement after Thetragic crash of the Marine KC-130 aircraft over Mississippi, that killed16 service members:“Monday (July 10th)we lost fifteen Marines a...
Jul 12, 2017
With Big Bear Valley’s ground water source, water conservation in the mountain communities is an accepted way of life; but it doesn’t necessarily mean we can’t have beautiful gardens.Saturday take time to tour beautiful gardens, that are vibrantly healthy and natural to the en...
Jul 07, 2017
Travel Tips for HOT WEATHERBy Caltrans Terri KKnow before you go! Caltrans always tells the traveling public this phrase but by checking traffic conditions you make your drive a safer one for all.Use Caltrans Quick Map at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/.Make sure your vehicle is in good repair &ndash...
Jul 05, 2017
by San Bernardino CountyFire InvestigatorsREPORTED Monday July 3, 2017BY San Bernardino County FireOver 33,000 pounds of dangerous and illegal fireworks have been confiscated through weeks of interdiction operations conducted by a multi-agency task force led by San Bernardino County Fire Invest...
Jul 04, 2017
Across the 23rd Senate DistrictENJOY Independence DaySenator Mike MorrellJohn Adamsbelievedthat the day marking our nation’s birth would be “celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the Great AnniversaryFestival.” He expected and encouraged all Americans to commemorate the occasio...
Jul 02, 2017
EASE of TRAFFIC PlanTuesday JULY 4thBy City of Big Bear LakeIn Big Bear Lake, the on-going construction projects related to undergrounding of utilities along Big Bear Boulevard will put a hold on traffic-flow during the July 4th Holiday Weekend. The construction, road work will not be done Friday...
Jul 02, 2017
FIREWORKS Tuesday JULY 4thCity of Big Bear LakeThank You!!City of Big Bear Lake
Jul 01, 2017
9-1-1Personal Fireworks Illegalin Big Bear ValleyBig Bear Lake, California, July 1, 2017 ____ Fireworks can bebeautiful but they can be unpredictable and deadly. Numerous fires haveresulted from the use of personal fireworks, not to mention causing severeinjuries to the users. Personal fireworks are...
Jun 29, 2017
A Once a Year ExperiencePhotos by Rotarian Alan B Clarkhttp://www.bigbearlake.net/ETNews/Hosts-Big-Bear-Lake-ROTARY-CLUB-
Jun 29, 2017
Previously Confiscated atSan Bernardino County FireTuesday June 27, 2017, San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies from the Victorville Police Department wererequested by San Bernardino County FireInvestigators to respond to an undisclosed location in Victorville for aburglary that occurred overnight....
Jun 27, 2017
MARTWildFire in HighlandStateRoute RE-OPENED 9:55 P.M.U.S. FOREST SERVICE, San Bernardino, California,June 27, 2017Firefightersare battling a wildland fire east of San Bernardino and north of Highland. The fire began shortly after 3:00 P.M., andquickly grew to over 900 acres.Over560 firefighters fr...
Jun 26, 2017
H.R. 2842 a good bill and a significant step inhelping move people from welfare to work.”Welfare-to-Work LegislationJun 23, 2017Washington D.C. ____ Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) Fridayvoted for H.R. 2842, the AcceleratingIndividuals into the Workforce Act. Bill 2842 passed the Ho...
Jun 25, 2017
TODAY Containment 91%SUNDAY Morning JUNE 25thU.S. FOREST SERVICE, San Bernardino, California, June 25, 2017 ___Fire Fighters Southern California Incident Management Team 2 will be transferring incident command back to the San Bernardino National Forest as of 6:00 P.M. Saturday with Michael Koont...
Jun 24, 2017
HOLCOMB VALLEY FIRE NewsEditor E T Russell, June 24, 2017___ THANK YOU FIREFIGHTERS!Briefly, the Good News is that our Fire Fighting Teams of approximately 1650 Fire Fighters (ground-pounders, air attackers/pilots) are to credit with the announced 80% containment with the decreased acreage to 15...
Jun 23, 2017
1,562 acres / Containment 75%Holcomb Fire Evening UpdateFriday Day #5U.S. FOREST Service, San Bernardino, California, June 23, 2017 – Hard work, in Rough Terrain and dangerous obstacles, in Extreme Hot temperatures and continued progress by Fire Fighters helped maintain fire size at 1,562 acr...
Jun 23, 2017
HELP is on the Way!!UPDATE(as of Friday June 23, 2017, 1:33P.M.)Due to damage caused by theHolcomb Fire to Southern California Edison’s (SCE) power lines that feed BigBear Valley from Lucerne,SCE has been conducting repairs as efficiently as possible while minimizinginterruptions to service.To...
Jun 22, 2017
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Jun 22, 2017
THURSDAY Day #4HOLCOM FIRE – Incident Command CenterState Route 18 CLOSEDbetween the Mitsubishi Cement Plant and Delta Avenue near Baldwin Lake.PHOTOS Courtesy of Bruce Black, SugarloafHolcomb Fire Wednesday Evening UpdateU.S. FOREST Service, San Bernardino, California, June 21, 2017 &ndash...
Jun 21, 2017
WEDNESDAY Day #3HOLCOM FIRE – U S Forest ServiceU.S. FOREST Service, San Bernardino, California, June 20, 2017 – Fire Fighters are battling a wildland fire north of Baldwin Lake in the Big Bear Lake area.There was little growth on the Holcomb Fire overnight (Tuesday P.M.) as temperat...
Jun 20, 2017
TUESDAYHOLCOM FIRE – U S Forest ServiceU.S. FOREST Service, San Bernardino, California, June 20, 2017 – Fire Fighters are battling a wildland fire north of Baldwin Lake in the Big Bear Lake area.Reported shortly after 3:00 P.M. Monday June 19th, the Holcomb Fire grew quickly, and by e...
Jun 20, 2017
WildFIRE Holcomb Valleypage 2PHOTOS Courtesy of Heather Obernolte Big Bear LakeTuesdayHOLCOM FIRE – Update
Jun 19, 2017
Late Monday AfternoonHOLCOM FIRE – StatusPHOTOS Courtesy of Heather Obernolte Big Bear LakeBigbearscanner.comPER AIR ATTACK - 7 AIR TANKERS ON OR ENROUTE TO THIS FIRE. VLAT (VERY LARGE AIR TANKER) ALSO ENROUTE TO THE FIRE.SOURCE: SCANNER REPORTER:SCMALERTMON JUN 19 4:24 PMTHE ONLY EVACUATI...
Jun 19, 2017
First Church of Christ ScientistLocated in Village at Big Bear LakeFriday June 16th at noon Big Bear Fire Department received a 9-1-1 call to a structure fire in the Big Bear Lake Village, including other calls of black smoke seen in the Village from the Big Bear Lake. After Fire Personnel arriv...
Jun 19, 2017
THURSDAY June 22ndEast Valley Job FairJob seekers will have anopportunity to connect with hiring employers at the 2017 East Valley Regional JobFair on June 22. The event will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in theRenaissance Room of the National Orange Show, 689 South E St. in SanBernardino.Even...
Jun 18, 2017
Annual JULY 4th BBQ Fireworksat BIG BEAR LAKE Marina ResortBEST VIEW, BEST LOCATIONFor 40+ years the Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake has hosted the Annual July 4 BBQ. Rotary, in conjunction with the Marina Resort, annually hosts this BBQ in the resort’s Events Tent and Big Bear Lake shorel...
Jun 16, 2017
Type page content here...You can also set the width, height, background, etc. at the bottom of the editorCALTRANS Road ClosuresI-215 & I-259 for MaintenanceFriday June 16, 2017 San Bernardino ____The CaliforniaDepartment of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the Route 259 (SR 259)connector to ...
Jun 16, 2017
$$$$Passage of 2017-18 State BudgetTwitterFacebookGoogle+RedditPrintFriendlyThursday June 15, 2017 in Sacramento – Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) issued the following statement in response to legislative Democrats’ passage of the 2017-18 state budget:“Sacramento Democr...
Jun 15, 2017
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTTEMPERATURES VS. DAILY RECORDSLAST FORECAST ISSUANCE JUNE 15, 2017 1:00 PMFORECAST HIGH/LOW FROM GRIDS...RECORD HIGH/LOW FROM NCDC* INDICATES A RECORD IS FORECAST TO TIE OR BREAKFor updated Forecast Temperatures compared to daily record temperatures.http://www.w...
Jun 15, 2017
BIG BEAR LAKEHome Damaged by FIREPhotos: Courtesy of Big Bear Fire DepartmentAbout Big Bear Fire Department:Big Bear Fire Authority was formed under a Joint Powers Agreement in 2012 combining Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District and Big Bear City Fire Department, now commonly known as Big Bear Fir...
Jun 14, 2017
LAKE ARROWHEADand BIG BEAR VALLEYSaturday June 17, SenatorMike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) will join Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-BigBear Lake) at twocommunity forums to discuss the status of the controversial StateFire Prevention FEE, more commonly known as the Fire Tax.Allconstituents and/or Prop...
Jun 12, 2017
40 citations totaling $50,000 IssuedSan Bernardino County FireInvestigators ConfiscateA San Bernardino County Multi-agency Task Force led by San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Fire Investigations Unit seized 7,500 pounds of dangerous and illegal fireworks during operations conducted ...
Jun 09, 2017
Next Generation of Aviators!http://www.bigbearlake.net/EPIC-Entertainment Young Eagles Fly FREE
Jun 05, 2017
Illegal Fire Tax Community ForumAssemblyman& Senatorto HostIllegal Fire TaxCommunity DiscussionSacramento, California____ Friday, AssemblymanJay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) announced that he will host a series of communityinformation forums to discuss the Fire Prevention Fee, and will be joined bySen...
Jun 04, 2017
Evading aPeace Officer to JAILYucaipa Police Officers & SanBernardino County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched on a Domestic Violation Reportand Violence Restraining Order, early Thursday June 1 at 1:20 A.M.The suspect was identified as LeonardGerra of Redlands, California. Gerra had made comment...
Jun 01, 2017
In concert withThe Voice Studio of Diane Sloan KubejaPROUDLY PRESENTS2017 Summer Voice RecitalDiscover the most accomplished, award-winningvocal talent in Big Bear LakeIn a fun-filled, truly entertaining event!One Night Only:Saturday June 3rd at 7:30 P.M.At the Performing Arts Center in Big Bear ...
May 31, 2017
Bill to Increase Legislative AccountabilitySacramento____ Wednesday May 31, 2017, the California State Senatevoted to approve Senate Bill 679 (link is external) bySenator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), which would take a step towardfurther discouraging the revolving door of legislators resigni...
May 30, 2017
$2 BILLIONover the voter-approved spending limit.Brown Administration Changes Budget Calculation Following Republican Lawmakers’ Call for Transparency and ahead of Tuesday’s Budget Conference CommitteeTuesday May 30, 2017____ State Lawmakers in the California Senate and the Assembly ...
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 ...