Jul 18, 2018
UPDATE: Thursday July 19, 2018___ 9-1-1 from landlines appears to be fully operational now. However, if any caller still experiences a problem they can still call (909) 387-8313.Not CELL PHONES!Problems Near INTERSTATE-15 CORRIDORImpacting Big Bear ValleyJuly 18, 2018Big Bear Lake, CA ____ The B...
Jul 17, 2018
BVES Announces PartnershipAgreement with BBARWABear Valley Electric Service (BVES), Big Bear Lake, California__Thursday, July 12th, BVES announced the execution of its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency (BBARWA) for the partnership to commence the Bea...
Jul 14, 2018
SATURDAY JULY 14th P.M.Fire Information Line: (909) 383-5688, https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5900/STATUSIncident Start Date: July 6, 2018Incident Start Time: 1:33 P.M.Incident Type: Wildland FireCause: Under InvestigationIncident Location: CA-38 x Valley of the Falls Dr., ForestFalls, CAAcreag...
Jul 13, 2018
Loma Linda Doctors DiscoverInfant with fractured ribsLoma Linda Children’s HospitalA 5-month-old BABY GIRL is in the safety of care-giving authorities at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) where the infant female was examined and found to have three fractured ribs, all in the hea...
Jul 10, 2018
VALLEY Forest Falls FIRESan Bernardino Forest & MountainsUPDATE: Monday July 9, 2018663 Total Personnel fighting the wildfire of 1348 acres, northeast Forest Falls off of State Route-38. This is Day-4 and the 13% containment of 1348 acres hasn’t been a big accomplishment as of yet. E...
Jul 08, 2018
UPDATE: SUNDAY July 8th 10:00 P.M.Friday at approximately 2:00 P.M. the area of Valley of the Falls Drive andState Route-38, Calfornia Highway Patrol Caltrans and U.S. Forest Service.PHOTO Courtesy of San Bernardino Forest ServiceTotal Personnel: 504Cooperating Agencies: BLM, California Highwa...
Jul 07, 2018
VALLEY Forest Falls FIRESan Bernardino Forest & MountainsCourtesy of Press Telegram Friday afternoonSan Bernardino National Forest, California, July 6, 2018 ____ Firefighters from multiple agencies battled record high temperatures and dry conditions in their attempts to control several brus...
Jul 06, 2018
Courtesy of ABC 7 Eye Witness NewsSTATE ROUTE – 38 CLOSED Due to BRUSH FireFriday, July 6, 2018, discovered before 1:30 P.M. The VALLEY FIRE (Forest Falls Fire), a vegetation wildfire has required immediate response from extended resources.**EXPANDED CLOSURE** HWY 38 IS CLOSED BETWEEN LAKE...
Jul 04, 2018
And How Will You Get There ….?JULY 4th Traffic PlanTo assist with the increased traffic during peak times on the fourth of July (9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.) the City of Big Bear Lake, in conjunction with the Big Bear Sheriff Department, Big Bear Fire Department, California Highway Patrol (CH...
Jul 04, 2018
Over BIG BEAR LAKEBest View * Best BBQ * Best FireworksJuly 4th Evening, the Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake Clubwill dazzle 1000’s when the heavens above the San Bernardino Mountains,offer a most incredible lighting performance. Classic Patriotic Music by DJ Joe Vonesh, ques the first-act o...
Jul 03, 2018
1000’s Lbs Illegal FireworksZERO-Tolerance PolicyNearly31,000 pounds of dangerous and illegal fireworks have been confiscatedthrough weeks of interdiction operations conducted by a multi-agency taskforce led by San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Fire InvestigationsUnit. County Fire ...
Jul 03, 2018
The businesses, service organizations and individuals of Big Bear Valley have again, made it happen. THANK YOU !!Those Sponsors who contributed to the successfulBIG BEAR LAKE Fireworks 2018 are:Big Bear MountainResortsBig Bear VisitorsBureauDIY Do ItYourself Center3rd DistrictSupervisor James Ra...
Jul 01, 2018
Agriculture Inspection StationProject Phase IIThe California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues the work on Phase II at the Joint Port of Entry on Interstate 15 (I-15) near the California/Nevada state line.The $43 million project will construct a new Agriculture Inspection Station...
Jul 01, 2018
GANG TEAM City of HesperiaSan Bernardino County Fire DepartmentCitations issued to Christian Perez, Ernest Vasquez and Carl WillisDuring the last three weeks, the Hesperia Station’s Gang Team conducted several operations to reduce the sales and use of illegal fireworks in the City of Hespe...
Jul 01, 2018
District Attorney Files12 CHILD ABUSE Felony ChargesSan Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon andSan Bernardino County District Attorney Mike RamosPhoto courtesy of San Diego Union TribuneUPDATE – Friday, June 29, 2018_ San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputy /PIO Cindy BachmanFriday, June 29,...
Jun 30, 2018
JULY 4th Holiday TravelSan Bernardino, California____The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that travel experts are predicting record breaking numbers of motorists (47 million Americans) on the highways for the Fourth of July holiday.This year the fourth i...
Jun 30, 2018
ImmediateResponse to Vegetation FireAt 12:13 P.M. Saturday,June 20, 2018 - A Vegetation Wildfire was reported to be at State Route 330 OldCity Creek (Fredalba). Firstreport of fire 1 acre, pushing uphill.CalFireTacs, Air and Ground Crews responded immediately. Additional units responding: Calcom, ...
Jun 28, 2018
Attempted MurderSuspectNear TippecanoeIn HighlandA man fired shots at occupants of avehicle following a road rage incident, afternoon of Monday, June 25th.San Bernardino County Highland and Central Stations, authorities responded to ashooting near the intersection of 5th Street and Tippecanoe Avenue...
Jun 22, 2018
Over the side on State Route 330Cal Fire, San Bernardino County Fire, California Highway Patrol, Running Springs Fire,Big Bear Fire and a San Bernardino County Sheriff-------------------------------------Arrowhead Area CHP Headquarters, Running Springs, California, reported that today /Friday, J...
Jun 16, 2018
SR-18 Expect DELAYPavement work and upgrade Guardrail SR-18 between Old Waterman Canyon Roadand SR-138. Completion scheduled late 2018Photo courtesy BigBearLake.netSan Bernardino____The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)District #8 began a maintenance project to mill and overlay cu...
Jun 15, 2018
Fully Involved FirerSan Bernardino County Fire Fighters work at the scene of a fatal plane crash near Hesperia AirportFriday, June 15, 2018, in Hesperia, Calif. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP)Associated Press ____ Friday, June 15th at six minutes after 5:00 P.M. an aircraft down, near the ...
Jun 14, 2018
A Growing EpidemicCongressman COOK Votes to Take ActionWashington D.C. ____ Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) joined his colleagues in the House in voting for a number of Bills aimed at fighting the growing opioid epidemic. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, ...
Jun 12, 2018
The People’sSHERIFFSheriff John McMahon spoke about his successful win as San BernardinoCounty’s sheriff with BigBearLake.net News Editor E T Russell. His upfrontstatement of gratitude was of how very humbled he was that the voters of Countyelected him to fill the shoes as their sheriff ...
Jun 12, 2018
PRESIDENT of San Bernardino County Transportation AuthoritySupervisor James Ramos and Grand Terrace Mayor Darcy McNaboe at the Ground-Breaking Ceremony for the I-215 Barton Road Interchange Project. Mayor McNaboe will serve as Vice President of SBCTA.Photo Credit: Victor SuarezWednesday, June 6,...
Jun 04, 2018
WILDFIRES * FLOODS* EARTHQUAKES*NATURAL DIASTERSSenator Mike Morrell gets the Senate to Agree with him: Let Activated THE GUARD Members Keep More of their Pay for Emergency Service. California National Guard serves at the command of the governor, when called up during emergencies.Senate Bill ...
May 30, 2018
“Don’t travel the Cajon Pass area Today, unless absolutely necessary!” Terri Kasinga, PIO District 8.Wednesday I-15 Cajon Pass, photos by San Bernardino County FireCALTRANS ALERT Major Collision on Interstate15 at the Cajon Pass …. Between Oakdale and Highway 138, unlimi...
May 25, 2018
JOSHUA TREE to NATIVE AMERICANLAND ConservancyTuesday, May 22, 2018, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors authorized the conveyance of 30.25 acres of unincorporated area in Joshua Tree to the Native American Land Conservancy (NALC), which will take appropriate steps to ensure proper pr...
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
Must Dismantle the IranianNUCLEAR & MISSILE ProgramsCongressman Paul Cook Issues his Statement on Iran,Tuesday May 8, 2018, in Washington D.C. President Donald Trump announced that the United States was ending it's participation in the Iran Deal:"Today's decision by President Trump to withdr...
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 ...
Mar 29, 2018
TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH MAJOR INJURIES ON SR-330AT THE MIDDLE PASSING LANERUNNING SPRINGS, Calif. - On October 25, 2017, 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 w...
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...