May 23, 2018
Memorial DayBE Seat Belt SAFECHP Officer Juan Quintero assists parent with proper installationof child car seat at a MOMS & DADS Clinic. Photo courtesy of Big Bear Lake NewsRoomMay 22, 2018 __California Highway Patrol, Sacramento, CaliforniaAs the unofficial start of Summer, Memorial Day w...
May 15, 2018
THE Military ManKnown by many in Big Bear Valley, as a good friend, a public servant, the Civil Air Patrol ‘Guy’; as well as unlimited military personnel throughout Southern California, will be missed dearly. Bruce Black passed away a few days ago, at his home in Sugarloaf. Friends ...
May 14, 2018
MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Bill 1485 isscheduled May 16, 2018, to beconsidered by the Senate Governance &Finance Committee.$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$Millions Of Dollars - $ 20 Bills123RF.comTaxpayers PreferenceNot More GovernmentPolling indicates that 74 percent of voters would prefer to see their money go...
May 11, 2018
May 08, 2018
Congressman Paul Cook says,“The more we train for a scenario now, the better we will be prepared.”National Defense AuthorizationPhoto credit: Small Wars JournalMay 3, 2018 Washington D.C.Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) recently proposed language in the National Defense Authoriz...
May 05, 2018
SOBRIETY CheckPointSan Bernardino Mountains !!The Arrowhead California Highway Patrol (CHP) Running Springs, California will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint, Saturday, May 5, 2018, in the unincorporated mountain area of San Bernardino County.The California Highway Patrol‘s goal is to e...
May 04, 2018
WILDFIREEach time an arsonist sets a fire, firefighters lives are put at risk. Arson fires also resultin millions of dollars of damage to wildland, structures and natural resources.Arson Awareness Week Reducing Arson at Vacant and Abandoned BuildingsEvery year during the first full week, May 6-...
May 04, 2018
Is Your Home Ready for a Fire?San Bernardino County Fire has a Ready! Set! Go! Personal Wildfire Action Plan to give you the tips and tools to successfully prepare for a wildfire. It will give you guidance on retrofitting your home with fire-resistive features, and show you how you can create ...
May 04, 2018
CLOSED for Electrical WorkEastbound SR-138 > Southbound I-15 ConnectorCalifornia Department of Transportation (Caltrans) San Bernardino and Riverside countieswill be performing electrical repairs on the connector between eastbound State Route 138 (SR-138)and southbound Interstate 15 (I-15) o...
May 02, 2018
**** In the San Bernardinos ****No, its not a Thomas Kincade (light in the windows); but a 5:30 AM from Knickerbocker Headquarters.EDITOR E T Russell, May 2, 2018YES, Chains required!UPDATE at 8:30 AMCHP ( Running Springs) reports the Bike Races out of Redlands has been cancelled.Snowing on North...
May 01, 2018
Assemblyman’s Bill Passes Education CommitteeIn order to qualify for the Seal, students must meet certain thresholds (including four years of math and science) and must prove proficiency in STEM courses through their GPA and standardized test scores.Recognizes High School Students for Exce...
May 01, 2018
NEW FLIGHT PATHPhoto courtesy Airport Hotel GuideFAA to Move Nighttime FlightsWashington D.C. April 26, 2018____ Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will begin redirecting nighttime arrivals into Ontario International Airpo...
Apr 26, 2018
In Snow Valley AreaArmed Female Aims at Passing MotoristsNOTES by Editor E T Russell –The Incident Report from California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Sheriff, Public Information Officers was delayed to be released/submitted to the Press, because of the Investigation the inciden...
Apr 21, 2018
MOVE OVER !!National Work Zone Awareness WeekImportant Highlights of LawCALTRANS video can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/4CkM2X-BFIkApril 2018, Redding, California ____As construction season ramps up across the state, Caltrans (California Department of Transportation) recognized National Work Zo...
Apr 16, 2018
Friday April 20thIn Big Bear LakeHosted by Bear Valley Electric ServiceBig Bear Lake, California____ Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) is hosting its Annual Earth Day Expo on Friday, April 20, from 11:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. The free-to-the-public Event will take place in Big Bear Lake at Bear ...
Apr 07, 2018
Fontana Man Confesses to Detonating ExplosivesOntario Police have arrested a suspect who set off two explosive devices at Sam’s Club. On April 5, 2018, at approximately 2:08 PM, Ontario Police Officers responded to the Sam’s Club located at 951 N. Milliken Avenue in the City of Ontario ...
Mar 29, 2018
TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH MAJOR INJURIES ON SR-330 AT THE MIDDLE PASSING LANERUNNING SPRINGS, Calif. - On October 25, 2018, at approximately 0830 hours, Arrowhead Area Officers responded to the scene of a solo vehicle traffic collision on SR-330 at the middle passing lane. Brian Warner, a 34-year-old ...
Mar 22, 2018
SNOW VALLEY to BIG BEAR DAMThursday morning rock fall on State Route 18 in the Arctic Circle.Mountain travelers still cautioned to be vigilant of possible rock falls.San Bernardino, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has reopened State Route18 (SR 18) between Snow Valley Ski Resor...
Mar 22, 2018
State Route 2 CLOSEDNoon ThursdayUntil Further NOTICERock slide on State Route 2 west of Vincent’s GapSan Bernardino, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)has closed State Route 2 (SR-2) once again between Vincent’s Gap and Islip Saddle due to rock slides on the route.The...
Mar 16, 2018
National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationDON’T Rely on LuckDESIGNATE A SOBER DRIVERMarch 2018Sacramento, CaliforniaWhile the public makes plans to celebrate St. Patricks Day, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is preparing to keep the roadways free of impaired drivers so that every...
Mar 15, 2018
KEEP SCHOOLS SAFECongressman COOKFOR Combat School ViolenceMarch 14, 2018Washington D.C.U.S. Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted Wednesday for HR 4909, the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act. The bipartisan bill passed the House with overwhelming suppor...
Mar 14, 2018
March 14, 2018National School WALK-OUT DayPhoto courtesy of DailywireToday, many schools across the United States participated in a National School Walk-out, a peaceful demonstration in support of ‘gun control’, especially in public schools.The recent school shooting at Marjory Ston...
Mar 13, 2018
Departure of Secretary of StateREX TILLERSONTuesday, March 13, 2018Washington D.C. ____ Today, Representative Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere,issued the following statement on the departure of Rex Tillerson from hi...
Mar 04, 2018
ANOTHER Hit and RunFatality!!A 42 year-old Man, a Son, may be aBrother, a Husband, a Father, was a Friend, was walking on the shoulder of U.S.Highway #395, in daylight just before noon Friday. The driver/operator of a dark coloredfour-door vehicle traveling in the same direction as the man walking,...
Mar 03, 2018
Saturday Morning Rescuers ActivatedSUNDAY March 4, 2018 Update __Village of Mammoth Lakes courtesy of BigBearLake.netKTLA reported:Eight people — including two guests at the ski resort and six employees — were partially buried in the avalanche but were able to free themselves, resort...
Mar 02, 2018
__________________________________________________________English & SpanishSan Bernardino County SupervisorsHelp KEEP MOUNTAINS CLEANSAN BERNARDINO — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is proud to partner with San Bernardino County Supervisors Janice Rutherford and Ja...
Mar 01, 2018
“Being a successful entrepreneur in today’s economy is no easy task,”Assemblyman Obernolte said.Assemblyman Obernolte RecognizesThe SMALL BUSINESS of the MonthLEFT to RIGHT: Mark Creffield, President/CEO of Victor Valley Chamber of Commerce, Angela Young, Stuart Young,and Assemb...
Feb 28, 2018
San Bernardino County Public WorksPassable:Less than 8" of snow on road. Open to travel with properly equipped vehicle.(Chains on all drive wheels.)Open:Plow has made at least one pass on road.Clear:Plow has made at least two passes on road. Plowed to maximum width to allow two-way traffic.Yard...
Feb 27, 2018
Correction: TUESDAY not ThursdaySNOW DAY February 27 2018All schools in the Bear Valley Unified School District will be closed TUESDAY, February 27, 2018.This closure includes the following schools:Big Bear Elementary SchoolNorth Shore Elementary SchoolBaldwin Lane Elementary SchoolFallsvale ...
Feb 26, 2018
With lasting winter weather conditions, firefighters will continue pile burning projectsto protect communities and contribute to forest health.Scheduled Throughout Our ForestMultiple locations throughout the national forest:- Angelus Oaks (new): Up to 20 acres worth of piles could be burned to ...
Feb 24, 2018
Slab Repair SUNDAY on Interstate 215sbSAN BERNARDINOSan Bernardino, The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be doing emergency slab repair on southbound Interstate 215 (I-215) in San Bernardino between Mill Street and Orange Show Rd. this Sunday, February ...
Feb 23, 2018
What if?Editor E T Russell____February 23,2018____ The tragedy of Valentines Day, February 14, 2018, that occurred at MarjoryStoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, within minutes sent shockwavesthroughout our United States. We seem tohave more aftershocks while we seek normality but men...
Feb 19, 2018
“I believe this partnership will translate to exceptional medical service during times of critical need. It places a critical patient care team and an air ship in Big Bear Valley that will save lives,” stated Fire Chief Jeff Willis.Big Bear ValleyAIR MEDICAL SERVICES CommenceBIG BEAR...
Feb 19, 2018
CHAINS REQUIREDState Routes 18 * 330 * 38Monday February 19th Morning
Feb 18, 2018
It is our mission to be an Educated Conservative Voice inour CommunityTuesday evening February 20th, the Big Bear Valley Republicans Assembly will meetat 6:00 P.M. The public is invited to join the membership at the monthly meetings, that include informative political relatedprojects, guest speakers...
Feb 10, 2018
Victorville LANE CLOSURESFebruary 9, 2018, San Bernardino ____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be closing one-lane in each direction of Interstate 15 (I-15) between Quarry Road and Meridian Road nightly between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 4:00 A.M.The details of work ...
Feb 09, 2018
San Bernardino CountyDistrict Attorney MIKE RAMOS“The parole board hearings are now an adversarial process in which our prosecutors have to go in and battle with the California Board of Parole members who are looking for ways to release the ‘worst of the worst’ back into our ...
Feb 07, 2018
HOT AIR BALLOONSOver Chapman Heights NeighborhoodSan Bernardino County Sheriff-Yucaipa Police Department received numerous 9-1-1 calls regarding two hot air balloons that may have crashed in a Yucaipa residential area. Early morning Tuesday, February 6, Sheriff Deputies were dispatched immedi...
Feb 02, 2018
FANS DON’T Let Fans Drive DRUNKSUPER BOWL Sunday, February 4 football fans across the country will gather with friends and family to watch Super Bowl LII. The California Highway Patrol (Sacramento, California) is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to remind m...
Feb 01, 2018
BVES Crews Worked Throughthe NightTo Replace Utility PoleJanuary31, 2018, Big Bear Lake, California____Bear ValleyElectric Service (BVES) fully restored power to customers, following a trafficincident (Tuesday,January 30th) that damaged autility pole and prompted an electric outage for approximately...
Jan 31, 2018
Questionable Issues in Death ofOne Man Dead and Another InjuredJanuary31, 2018San Bernardino County Sheriff HomicideDetail are conducting a murder investigation following the death of onemale and the shooting of another male, discovered at the scene of a Victorville home, Tuesday,January 30, 2018, a...
Jan 29, 2018
Congressman COOK Votes to Protect Young Athletesfrom SEXUAL ABUSEWashingtonD.C.____ U.S. Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) Monday, January 29,2018 voted for S. 534, the ProtectingYoung Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2018. The bill passed the House withoverwhelming bipartisan support.S. 534...
Jan 25, 2018
ON……STATE of the STATE AddressBy Governor BrownSacramento, California, Thursday, January 25, 2018____Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s State of the State:“In Govern Brown’s final State of the State a...
Jan 21, 2018
Paul Cook Voted to END SHUT-DOWNJan 22, 2018Washington D.C. ____ U.S. Representative Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) voted today to end the three-day Schumer Shutdown of the federal government. The legislation cleared the Senate earlier in the day and passed the House with overwhelming support thi...
Jan 20, 2018
Small-engine & OccupantsSAFE at Santa’s VillageIn the San Bernardino MountainsBy E T Russell____ Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at approximately 11:30 A.M., the Twin Peaks Station and San Bernardino County Fire Personnel were dispatched to Sky Park at Santa’s Village, distress call...
Jan 19, 2018
It Took TEAMwork!!San Bernardino County SheriffSan Bernardino County Fire DepartmentCal FireUnited States Forest ServiceSan Bernardino County Sheriff AviationMonday, January 15, 2018, at 7:44 A.M., San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies of the Central Station, responded to a fire call at Glen Hele...
Jan 17, 2018
Noon Tuesday Alarm Call Went Out toBIG BEAR DepartmentPhotos property of Big Bear Fire Dept 011618Tuesday January 18, 2018 Big Bear Fire Department was alerted of a structure fire at in Erwin Lake by a neighbor that saw smoke coming single-story from a home, located near Oak Road. Several unit...
Jan 15, 2018
FAA Officials to Address Flight Path Concerns in LakeArrowheadWashington D.C. ____ Representative Paul Cook(R-Apple Valley) announced today that the Lake Arrowhead Municipal AdvisoryCouncil (MAC) will host a Community Meeting with Federal AviationAdministration (FAA) officials at 6:00 P.M., Thursday...
Jan 12, 2018
300% In One WeekPublic Health OfficerUrges SHOTS for EveryoneMonday,January 8, 2018____SanBernardino County Public Health Officer Lana Cao, “…. strongly encourages SanBernardino County residents to get the FLU SHOT. Initial influenza reports havesharply increased nearly 300% in the last...