Sep 22, 2018
View video in Department of Finance“It’s OUTRAGEOUS that the Legislature voted to take money from victims of foreclosure crisis.”National Mortgage Settlement- - > to backfill its budget deficitREALLY?!!In 2012, California received $410 million as part of the National Mortga...
Sep 21, 2018
NB & SB Lanes Interstate 15NORTHBOUNDSAN BERNARDINO – California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on northbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from State Route 138 (SR-138) for approximately three miles in the Cajon Pass area on Saturday, Septem...
Sep 20, 2018
Quick Action by Fire Fighters Prevents Spread to Neighbors HomesPhoto courtesy by BIG BEAR FIRE DEPARTMENTSIGNIFICANT FIRE DAMAGEto Big Bear City HomeBig Bear Lake, California/September 20, 2018 ____A residential structure fire, located in Big Bear City, on Ashwood Lane was reported Thursday at ...
Sep 19, 2018
Early MorningWednesday 19thAccording to a spokesperson with BEAR VALLEY ELECTRIC SERVICEWednesday 19, 2018 at 4:59 A.M a component failure occurred on the Shay 34kV line, which resulted in the outage affecting approximately 13,000 customers.Crews quickly located the fault and restored power to ap...
Sep 19, 2018
Paving Operation onState Route 18California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) SAN BERNARDINO – Maintenance crews will be reducing State Route 18 (SR-18) to one lane between Milpas Road and Soledad Drive in Apple Valley for pavement repairs.Caltrans announced that the pavement work wil...
Sep 17, 2018
# 2Information forCustomersBear Valley Electric Service (BVES) is implementing a new plan to mitigate wildfire risk and protect the community when extreme conditions present a clear and imminent danger to public safety.The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) allows utilities to de-ener...
Sep 17, 2018
MWD Board andBig Bear City Airport BoardCandidates SPEAKThe Big Bear Valley Republicans Assembly will meet Tuesday evening, September 18th, at 6:00 P.M. The public is invited to join the membership at the monthly meetings, that include informative political related projects, guest speakers and com...
Sep 14, 2018
State Route 18 at Arctic CircleWINTER PREP Work Begins October 1stSeptember 14, 2018____California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8, SAN BERNARDINO, will once again start work to prepare State Route 18 (SR-18) at the Arctic Circle in the San Bernardino Mountains, Monday, Oct...
Sep 14, 2018
By Rancho Cucamonga POLICESan Bernardino County Sheriff /Rancho Cucamonga Police are searching for the attempted kidnapping of a nine year old girl. At approximately 5:24 P.M., in her own neighborhood the young girl was picking flowers and playing in the greenbelt area of Tanglewood Court and ...
Aug 28, 2018
UNplanned and PLANNEDBear Valley Electric Service (BVES), Big Bear Lake, California__5:00 P.M. Monday August 27, 2018 announced that most of Big Bear Valley experienced an unexpected electrical outage, affecting approximately 13,030 customers. The affected area expanded from the south-side of B...
Aug 25, 2018
StreamlineArrest & Search Warrants BILLIn Sacramento, California, Tuesday, August 21st,Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) announced that Governor Brown signed AssemblyBill #2710, which streamlines theprocess to obtain search and arrest warrants.“One of my main priorities when I came to...
Aug 24, 2018
Emergency Sink Hole RepairSan Bernardino____ California Department ofTransportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will close State Route 18 (SR 18)in the “Narrows”, between State Route 138 and Crest Forest Drive on Wednesday,August 29 from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. to repair a sink hole.Stat...
Aug 23, 2018
Starting FRIDAY August 24thSouthbound I-215 >> Eastbound I-105 Nightime WEEKENDSCLOSURES RequiredSan Bernardino – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be utilizing alternating lane closures on southbound Interstate 215 (I-215) from Orange Show Road to Washingto...
Aug 17, 2018
Weekend Ramp & Lane CLOSURESSlope and Striping REPAIRFriday August 17 AfternoonCalifornia Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance, San Bernardino, crews will be working this weekend to repair slopes and stripe on the Waterman Avenue on-ramp to State Route 210 (SR-210), Interstate...
Aug 16, 2018
YOU Can Make A Difference!!Inland Empire Regional Vice-Chair to the California Republican Party Heather Obernolte will be a speaker, with information and strategy to ‘Learn how YOU Can Help REPEAL The GAS TAX!’ at the Tuesday August 21s,t Big Bear Valley Republican Assembly meeting. ...
Aug 16, 2018
BIG BEAR FireFightersFire Chief JEFF WILLIS
Aug 16, 2018
“This Bill gives our troops the support and resources they deserve and ensures that we are taking steps to ensure military readiness in the face of increased threats.” assures Congressman Paul CookPresident Signed Into AuthorizationWashington D.C.__ August 2018__ U.S. Representative ...
Aug 14, 2018
San Bernardino County SheriffALWAYS Ready to ServeDid you know San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Aviation partners with Cal Fire,in support of fire fighting efforts? Our flight crews arealways ready for any mission and dedicated to your safety!
Aug 13, 2018
ATTENTIONInternet People !!A new and common attempt to get users to download and install a virus has been going around lately. The hackers send an email that looks like it comes from Microsoft Office 365.It is a request for you to “review” a contract or other work related documents. ...
Aug 12, 2018
State Route 74 & State Route 243State Route 74 & State Route 243To Hemet & Idyllwild CommunitiesCalifornia Department of Transportation and Ames Construction, Saturday, August 11, 2018, announced the finished repairs along State Route 74 (SR-74) and State Route 243 (SR-243), east of...
Aug 12, 2018
16 Days of Arsonist’ DestructionIn the Beautiful San Jacinto MountainsU.S. Forest Service, San Bernardino National Forest____ Reported Friday, August 10, 2018 that muilti-agency Fire Fighters were credited with final success of the Cranston Fire incident, containment of 100%, the evening o...
Aug 07, 2018
U.S. Congressman PAUL COOK says, “I want to be sure that our national parks remain safe and accessible for everyone to enjoy for years to come.Restore Our Parks &Public Lands Act of 2018​Washington D.C. August 2018____Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley,California) recently announ...
Aug 07, 2018
Spending millions of SB 1 GAS TAX Dollars to build toll lanes=DOUBLE TAXATION & WRONG!!Assemblyman Jay Obernolte stateswhile Qualifying for the November 2018 BallotHesperia, CA) – Recently, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte issued the following statement on the qualification of the initiative ...
Aug 07, 2018
SWAT Officers Exchange GunfireResulted In DeathAdvisorySan Bernardino County Sheriff Department -Hesperia responded to a report of a male subject, later identified as Kevin Rinehart, brandishing a weapon in the 9400 block of Tamarisk Avenue in Hesperia, California.Sunday, August 5, 2018, at 11:4...
Aug 05, 2018
Cranston Fire 93% ContainmentFull Containment Expected By ThursdayEngines: 13 Water Tenders:5 Helicopters: 2 Crews: 4 Dozers: 1 Total Personnel: 170Firefighters are monitoring all portions of the fire lines; please do not call 911 to report smoke within the burned area. This places an undue burd...
Aug 04, 2018
$4.9 Million ProjectCalifornia Department of TransportationMentone to Forest FallsLANE CLOSURES BEGINAugust 20, 2018San Bernardino, California____The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is beginning a project to mill and overlay current pavement and improve American Disabilities...
Aug 02, 2018
“HOW Can We HELP?What can your District Office do for you?Your State Government Advocate: If you ever have a problem with a state agency, the District Office will advocate on your behalf and is there to represent you.The District Office can assist you with state agencies such as: Departmen...
Aug 01, 2018
Cranston Fire Road ClosureAugust 1, 2018 Riverside, California____California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in partnership with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Riverside County Sheriff, Riverside County Emergency Management, United States Forest Service, Cal-Fire, Riverside County...
Jul 25, 2018
Made Arsonist ArrestPhoto Courtesy ABC-7Intentionally IgnitedCRANSTON FIRE + morePRESS RELEASE Received at 9:00 P.M. July 25, 2018____CAL FIRE Law Enforcement Officers arrested Brandon N. Mc Glover, 32 of Temecula for allegedly setting multiple fires in southwest Riverside County on July 25, ...
Jul 25, 2018
FIRE on the MountainIdyllwild * Mountain Center * Hemet * Banning San Jacinto MountainsOne of California’s Most BeautifulCurrent Fire Information - Cal Fire - State of Californiawww.fire.ca.gov/current_incidentsWednesday 12:37 P.M. – State Route 243 and State Route 74ROAD CLOSURES...
Jul 23, 2018
1.5 million Prescriptions Written in San Bernardino County for opioids during 2017Lawsuit Filed on Firms Responsible for OPIOIDEPODEMICThe County of San Bernardino Thursday, July 19, 2018 filed a lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies, drug distributors and pharmacies, over the aggress...
Jul 22, 2018
VALLEYFIRE Remains ActiveAt1328 AcresSunday, July 21, 2018____ Fifteendays after it started, the Valley Fire is still active in very steep, ruggedterrain, difficult and dangerous for firefighters. Fire activity has beenminimal over the last week, but smoke may increase as hotter and drierweather con...
Jul 20, 2018
SKYLINE FIRE Road Closure9:00 A.M. Friday JULY 20, 2018The Corona Fire Department has shut-down traffic - Foothill Parkway remains closed from Lincoln to Paseo Grande.http://www.CoronaCA.gov/SkylineFire or call 951-293-0268
Jul 20, 2018
$17 Million ProjectLower Waterman Canyon & State Route 138California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District #8, San Bernardino, Friday July 20, 2018, issued an update that work continues with the paving and guardrail project on State Route 18 (SR 18) to mill and overlay pavement and...
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...