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
Mar 11, 2019
FROMHomicide InvestigatorsSan Bernardino County Sheriff Homicide Investigators are conducting the murder investigation of Curtis Smiththat occurred August21, 2018.The Investigatorsare asking anyone with information regarding this shooting to contact theHomicide Detail, Detective Bruce Southworth at ...
Mar 10, 2019
“The Bear Valley Solar Energy Project will prove to be a huge asset to the valley once completed.” BBARWA General Manager David Lawrence.GENERAL ELECTRICNamed Project DeveloperBear Valley Solar Energy ProjectMarch 8, 2019__Big Bear Lake, California ____Friday, Bear Valley Electric Se...
Mar 10, 2019
YouTube videosAt Big Bear Lake DamExpect 30-minute full closure(CALTRANS performed a major Scaling and Rock Removal late 2018, on State Route 18 in the Arctic Circle area near the Big Bear Lake Dam. SEE - http://www.bigbearlake.net/ETNews/Winterizing-the-ARCTICCIRCLE-2018- nSEE YouTube VIDEOS ...
Mar 09, 2019
TO >> Critical Water InfrastructureCOOK Co-sponsors LegislationSee previous article, this website: http://www.bigbearlake.net/account/sites/ETNews/pages/Rural-Water-Infrastructure-March 8, 2019Washington D.C.____ Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced Friday that he has co-s...
Mar 09, 2019
From the desk of Assemblyman Jay Obernolte…“The HIGH SPEED Fail”March 7, 2019___In the governor’s State of the State address last month, he acknowledged that the high-speed rail project is doomed to failure due to its enormous price tag and lack of transparency and over...
Mar 08, 2019
Change Your Clock, Change Your BatteriesTracey Martinez, Public Information Officer (PIO) for San Bernardino County Fire reminds us, Sunday, March 10th is Daylight Saving Time. It’s time to Spring Forward one hour. You know what that means, change your clocks, and change your batteries!T...
Mar 08, 2019
MURDER in SugarloafDOMESTIC DISTURBANCE InvestigationSan Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies of the Big Bear Lake Department responded to the report of a domestic disturbance with shots fired in Sugarloaf, California, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at approximately 11:19 P.M.Upon their arrival, the S...
Mar 07, 2019
West Valley Detention CenterSan Bernardino County Sheriff Specialized Investigative Division is conducting a death investigation ____Early morning Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at West Valley Detention Center, Sheriff Deputies entered the cell of the victim, Perla Alvarado, to clean it. The Deput...
Mar 06, 2019
Representative Cook is grateful, “This is welcome news for mountain residents!”Over LAKE ARROWHEADWashington D.C. Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced Thursday February 21, 2019 that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun work on a new flight pattern over...
Mar 03, 2019
On WATER Down the Drain5 years ago Californians passed a WATER BONDThursday, February 28, 2019 ____ According to a recent article in The LA Times, "California’s wet winter has dumped an estimated 18 trillion gallons of rain in February alone. But much of it is simply going down the drain....
Mar 02, 2019
The STORM of StormsThe story by Jonny____Here we are on Valentine’s Day!So today (February 14, 2019, Big Bear Lake, California) I watched as a large tree came crashing to the ground and four creeks overflowing main the roads. The non-stop rain and snow spilled over into rivers of water hurr...
Mar 02, 2019
Bear Mountain welcomes all!3 WAYS UP & 3 WAYS HOMENestled in the heart of the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear Mountain Resort is a short, scenic drive from most Southern California locations. There are multiple ways to get up to Big Bear Mountain Resort, so please choose your route a...
Mar 01, 2019
Border Patrol Agent In Big Bear LakeCHRISTOPHER J. HARRISChristopher J. Harris is the guest speaker for the Big Bear Valley Republican Assembly, Tuesday evening March 19, 2019, in Big Bear Lake.Harris recently retired from his position as Director of Legislative and Political Affairs. Most of ...
Mar 01, 2019
Injured 24-year-old MotorcyclistAirlifted from Loma Linda HillsFriday March 1, 2019 afternoon, the Crew of San Bernardino County Emergency Operations Division- Aviation Unit Helicopter - 40King 5 was dispatched to assist Loma Linda Sheriff Deputies and the Colton Fire Department Crew in response ...
Feb 28, 2019
Commercial SEX IndustryTEEN Victim of Human TraffickingThe San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force is made up of investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office, San Bernardino Police Department, Ontario Police Departm...
Feb 28, 2019
Connector CLOSURE on the State Route91San Bernardino,California____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance Crews will be closing the eastbound State Route 91 (SR-91) connector to the northbound State Route 71 (SR-71) for maintenance repairs.The work will begin Satur...
Feb 26, 2019
NOTICE from the Editor: This important announcement was delayed due to verifying that all information is accurate and up-to-date. Big Bear Lake NewsRoom appreciates the cooperation between City, County and State to publishing this news information.Thanks to our viewers as well. E T RussellGover...
Feb 26, 2019
DRAINAGE and SLOPEPHASE IDue to the February 14th Storm Damage to the slopes and drainage areas along State Route 38 the Caltrans Maintenance Crew will begin repair work Monday, March 4th, starting at 8:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M. each day and completing by Friday, March 8th.Motorists need to be aw...
Feb 25, 2019
Continue On Interstate 10Riverside California Februeary 25, 2019The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be repairing potholes along eastbound and westbound Interstate 10 (I-10) from County Line Road, in Calimesa to Wall Road, near Whitewater.The Caltrans main...
Feb 24, 2019
San Bernardino County Sheriff AviationSan Bernardino County Sheriff Detectives of theSpecializedInvestigations Division, Homicide Detailresponded to the scene to conduct theinvestigation. While the investigationis ongoing, anyone with information is urged to contact the SpecializedInvestigations Di...
Feb 23, 2019
CLOSURES & CHECKPOINTSExtensive Storm DamageBeaumont, California ____ The California Highway Patrol (CHP), San Gorgonio Pass Headquarters and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 is providing the following information regarding road closures and checkpoints rela...
Feb 22, 2019
BIG BEAR FIRE AUTHORITY…wants the residents of the Big Bear Valley to be prepared when at any moment a medical crisis occurs and a 9-1-1 Call is made, that the possibility of Ground or Air Transportation would be needed.Mercy Air Crew keeps the Air Ship ready to respond to the next 9-1-1On...
Feb 22, 2019
Sheriff Detectives Make ArrestAfter 80-year old Man Found DeadFebruary 22, 2019 San Bernardino California____San Bernardino County Fire Department personnel requested assistance from the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department in Victorville at the Mountain Vista Apartment complex for a medic...
Feb 21, 2019
Bear Valley Electric Service“The combination of powerful wind gusts and saturated grounddid a lot of damage throughout the community,” saidBVES Director Paul Marconi. “We thank the first respondersand public safety officials who serve the community and workedso hard over the pa...
Feb 21, 2019
1:15 P.M. UPDATEState Route 38 – Is CLOSEDDue to AvalanceThursday Morning, February 21 2019, Temperature 22` COLD, at 11:30 A.M. Big Bear Lake, CaliforniaStorm Alerts have been consistently being reported and updated by local Fire Departments, Caltrans and California Highway Patrol rep...
Feb 21, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019UPDATE: 11:00 P.M. Thursday evening, February 21st ]The weather forecast of below freezing temperatures and unsafe road conditions is predicted to continue through Friday, February 22, in the communities of the Bear Valley Unified School District. The BVUSD has decid...
Feb 19, 2019
SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RECEDE to 1,500 feet by February 20thWEDNESDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING &February 21st THURSDAY for the incoming STORM.Valentines Day to Presidents DaySTORMS & more….Caused Major Damage on State RoutesStorm Road Closures in DISTRICT 8February 19, 2019 San Be...
Feb 18, 2019
Sheriff's AVIATION &DIVE TEAMRescues Mojave RiverPhoto Courtesy -San Bernardino County Sheriff DepartmentFebruary 14, 2019 SanBernardino County____San Bernardino CountySheriff Desert Patrol helicopter 40 King 3 responded to a call to rescue people stranded swiftlymoving river water areas, Thurs...
Feb 17, 2019
Driver Suspect of D.U.I.& Vehicular ManslaughterKills Deputy SundayShortly after midnight,units from the Chino Police Department responded to a report of a trafficcollision.When they arrived, theydiscovered Nicholas’ vehicle had been struck by another vehicle. Unfortunately,Nicholas did no...
Feb 17, 2019
Homicide & Crimes Against Children DetectivesArrest Alfonso OrnelasFebruary 16, 2019, Yucaipa, California____Late Saturday morning, San Bernardino County Sheriff (Yucaipa) Deputies responded at approximately 11:44 A.M., to a medical aid call of a six-month old child not breathing. A Deputy ...
Feb 16, 2019
Major Road ClosuresImpact Visitor Access This WeekendFebruary 15, 2019 San Bernardino, California____Visitors to San Bernardino National Forest are urged to plan ahead before heading out this weekend. Damage from Winter’s resent storm, also titled Valentines Storm,(Thursday February 14th)...
Feb 15, 2019
Due to Valentines Day Storm Damage>>Friday evening, Big Bear Fire Authority, FIRE CHIEF JEFF WILLIS update:Confirmed that Highway 38 is open to residents up bound. Just drove it myself. Must show resident ID to pass though. Roadway is looking pretty good. I speculate that it most likely wo...
Feb 14, 2019
VIEW VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/503112256421253/posts/2108484135884049?sfns=moMultiple People RescuedFrom Santa Ana RiverbedThursday, February 14, 2019____There was a large amount of rain in the city of San Bernardino and nearby foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains, from the afternoon ...
Feb 14, 2019
ATTENTION!Motorists, Residents & VisitorsIn & Around S B MountainsSAN BERNARDINO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 is alerting the traveling public that several road closures are taking place due to the current storm activity. Rockfall, flooding an...
Feb 13, 2019
IceDo Not RISK IT!!Big Bear Fire Department Performs Ice Rescue TrainingBigBear Fire Department Station 282 Crewsperformed an Annual Training in the icy covered waters of Big Bear Lake thisweek.The purpose of the Ice Rescue Training is to keep up the crew-team’s skills and techniques and be...
Feb 13, 2019
Another STORM is on the HorizonFebruary 12 2019 San BernardinoThe California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 is alerting the traveling public that the National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting a plume of tropical moisture to be lifted along the coastal mountain slopes beg...
Feb 11, 2019
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTYCivil Grand JuryApplicants Deadline February 28thFebruary 11, 2019____ The San Bernardino County Civil Grand Jury wishes to remind the general public that the deadline to submit an application is February 28, 2019.Successful applicants will serve as Grand Jurors for the fisca...
Feb 10, 2019
To State of the UnionAddressWashington D.C. ____ Tuesday, February 5, 2019,Congressman Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) issued this statement in response toPresident Trump’s State of the Union Address:“President Trumphighlighted many of the accomplishments from the past two years, as well asm...
Feb 10, 2019
The Business of the AssemblymanAssemblyman Jay Obernolte represents the 33rd Assembly District,that includes the San Bernardino County communities of Adelanto, Apple Valley, Baker, Barstow, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Big River, Crestline, Fort Irwin, Hesperia, Johnson Valley, Lake Arrowhead,...
Feb 09, 2019
In ARIZONAYucaipa Police Run-away InvestigationLeads to Discovery of a HomicideFebruary 9, 2019 12:00 P.M.An advisory was released Saturday, to the press of an arrest Yucaipa Police (San Bernardino County Sheriff) Department of two homicide suspects; Friday, February 8, 2019, at approximately 9...
Feb 08, 2019
Nesting at Big BearLakePhoto Coutesy ofSAN BERNARDINO FORESTLocal PhotographersSan Bernardino MountainsWinter Eagle Count SaturdayThe live webcam placedon a Bald Eagles nest at Big Bear Lake Thursday February 7th morningshowed one Bald Eagle jump onto the back of another for a few seconds. While it...
Feb 05, 2019
Tuesday February 5thUPDATED Tuesday February 5, 2019, 10:00 A.M. ____The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 is alerting the traveling public that the National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting sporadic rain in addition to snow in lower elevations to arrive Tuesday, ...