Jul 02, 2022
​Sheriff DeputiesAsk thePublic's HelpSanBernardino County/Big Bear Sheriff Department received a Missing Person report, at 9:00 P.MMonday, June 27, 2022, by the family 0f a Big Bear City man, Eric Smith. Smithwas last seen at about 11:00 A.M., Monday morning; whenhe walked away from his residence lo...
Jun 30, 2022
Highest rate in 40 yearsCalifornia Congressional DelegationWashington D.C. June 29, 2022 ___Congressman Jay Obernolte (CA-08), Congressman David Valadao (CA-21) and members of the California Congressional Delegation renewed their call to Governor Gavin Newsom to suspend the state’s gas tax,...
Jun 29, 2022
Big Bear Lake Residence Shed Avoids Further Spread of FireBig Bear Lake, CA__ June 29, 2022 __ Big Bear Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire Wednesday at 6:30 A.M. in Big Bear Lake, in the 400 block of Jeffries Road. Upon arrival, Fire Crews discovered a shed at the residenc...
Jun 20, 2022
Heavy Damageto Commercial BuildingMonday morning, June 14th, the San Bernardino County Fire Crews were dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire in the San Bernardino area of West 5th Street and North ‘F’ Street. Multiple 9-1-1 callers reported that smoke was coming from the ...
Jun 06, 2022
San Bernardino County Fire CrewsDispatched Monday Morningto Commercial FireJune 6, 2022, Monday morning, San Bernardino County Fire Crews were dispatched to a reported commercial fire in the area of South Waterman and East Mill Street in San Bernardino. Multiple 9-1-1 callers stated smoke and fi...
Jun 05, 2022
Sheriff Deputies RequestPublic HelpIdentify Armed RobbersJune 5, 2022 __ Big Bear Lake, CA__At the business, T-Mobile, Big Bear Lake at 42156 Big Bear Boulevard, located in the Interlaken Center the employees were closing the store after 8:30 P.M. Thursday evening, June 2, 2022. An employee exite...
Jun 04, 2022
Regional Occupational Program Teacher Contacted a Minorwith Intent to Commit a Sex CrimeFriday, April 22, 2022, San Bernardino County Sheriff Investigators and Crimes Against Children (CAC) Detail and Central Station conducted an investigation regarding an inappropriate relationship between CR...
May 29, 2022
Some Gave AllA hero, yes, was heLeft a boy, came back a manStill many just don’t understandAbout the reasons that we are freeI can’t forget the look in his eyesOr the tears he criesAs he said these words to me“All gave some and some gave allAnd some stood through for the red, white...
May 26, 2022
Again, again, & again…The HAMMER STRIKES again41 Search Warrants Served244 Illegal Grows Eradicated$33,700.00 CashOver the past two weeks, San Bernardino County Sheriff 's personnel located and arrested 60 suspects. Investigators seized 58,979 marijuana plants, 6,600 pounds of proce...
May 18, 2022
​SB County, other Agencies& Off-Road TeamJoin Forces with OHV EnthusiastsDuring the months of March and April 2022, the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department, Off-Road Team, collaborated with the United States Department of Agriculture – Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, A...
Apr 26, 2022
Operation Hammer StrikesAPPLE VALLEYMarijuana Enforcement Team (MET)Seized One Millionth Marijuana PlantApple Valley, California___Monday, April 18th the San Bernardino County Sheriff Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served a search warrant at a residence on Cascade Trail in Apple Valley. MET per...
Apr 18, 2022
Looks Ahead at the Week April 18, 2022In an effort to keep my constituents informed of what is going on in Sacramento, my office has assembled this list of notable bills that will be heard in Senate Committees this week. This is for informational purposes only; it does not represent me taking a ...
Apr 04, 2022
​Big Bear Fire DepartmentInvites the PublicTuesday April 12th 5:00 PMCome help us push the Brush Engine!
Mar 28, 2022
Motorists traveling in the San Bernardino Mountains need to stay informed ofpossible weather changes and road conditions and prepare accordingly.
Mar 28, 2022
Residential Structure Fire Contained to the BedroomMarch 25, 2022 Big Bear Lake, CA___Early Friday morning, a residential structure fire was reported in the 500 block of Riverside Avenue, Sugarloaf, at approximately 4:05 A.M. Upon arrival, Big Bear Fire Crews observed smoke showing from the seco...
Mar 25, 2022
2 Adults Arrested forCruelty to a 4-year-old Boy Severely Inflicting InjuriesMonday, March 21, 2022___ San Bernardino County SheriffInvestigators /Crimes Against Children (CAC) Detail - Yucaipa Sheriff Stationare conducting an investigation regarding a four-year-old male victim who wasadmitted to Lo...
Mar 25, 2022
Scheduled for FridaySan Bernardino National Forest FireCrews are planning for more prescribed burning activities in theBig Bear Lake area later this week. Up to 20 acres on Forest Serviceland will be targeted on Friday, March 25th, in the vicinity of ClubView Drive and Willow Avenue of the Moonridge...
Mar 15, 2022
Large Commercial Building OccupancyDestroyed in San Bernardino FireNote: According to San Bernardino County Fire Battalion Chief Mike McClintock,the building that burned was previously the Scottish Rite; also a Masonic Lodge as well. Saturday evening, March 13, 2022, San Bernardino County Fire ...
Mar 12, 2022
​A Celebration of Life NEAL HERTZMANN…One-of-a-kind true friend to many, Neal Hertzmann passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family February 21, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents Louis and Olga (Betty) Hertzmann and Neal’s dearest wife of forty-three years Peg...
Feb 26, 2022
CONGRATULATIONS! $35 M Awarded to MP MaterialsFebruary 2022 San Bernardino County First District Supervisor Paul Cook congratulates MP Materials Corp. on being awarded $35 million from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to develop a commercial-scale heavy rare earth element processing and sep...
Feb 22, 2022
​In Our CountryIn OUR COUNTYSan Bernardino County SheriffInland Regional Narcotics Enforcement TeamCalifornia 8th District Congressman Jay Obernolte emphasizes “Our country is facing a fentanyl crisis. Since 2018, San Bernardino County has seen the number of fentanyl related deaths per yea...
Feb 21, 2022
Motorists Caution of Driving Conditions YES!! CHAINS ARE REQUIRED!!National Weather Service /San Diego, CACALTRANS Riverside & San Bernardino Counties February 20 2022___CALTRANS District #8 and @National Weather S San Diego warning -Motorists are advised that a cold storm with snow will af...
Feb 18, 2022
Operation Hammer Strike, Week #24Again & again & again ...the HAMMER STRIKESInvestigators Arrested 17 SuspectsEradicated 107 GreenhousesSeized 25,134 marijuana plants Processed marijuana 717 poundsMitigated 2 THC extraction Labsone gunRecovered over $9,500.00 in cashInvestigated 2 Electr...
Feb 17, 2022
Sheltered & unsheltered persons & families?Point-in-Time CountSupervisor Joe Baca Jr.Encourages VolunteersSan Bernardino County Fifth District Supervisor Joe Baca Jr. is encouraging members of our community to volunteer at the 2022 Point-in-Time Count (PITC) that will take place Thursday...
Feb 15, 2022
? That is the QuestionSan Bernardino County doesn’t have mask rules for adults or children, but the State applies its mask requirements to everyone in California. Those State rules are about to ease now that the Omicron case and hospitalization numbers boosted by the Omicron surge have dr...
Feb 12, 2022
Marijuana Enforcement Team​Again & again the HAMMER STRIKESOperation Hammer Strike, Week 23 31 Suspects ArrestedEradicated 424 GreenhousesRecovered $471,000 in cashJanuary 31, 2022, through February 6, 2022____San Bernardino County Sheriff Department - Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET), Invest...
Feb 11, 2022
​Learn what’s happening inSan Bernardino CountyIn Today's Update: • San Bernardino County encourages safety this Super Bowl Sunday • King of the Hammers comes to San Bernardino County • Department of Behavioral Health celebrates Black History Month • Public input ...
Feb 08, 2022
As the Result of a Head-on CollisionBarrier netting has been installed to close off the Baker Pond bridge. A car battery remains at the site.Photos courtesy of Darin Cohen Baker Pond at Big Bear LakeBy E T Russell__Thursday, February 3, 2022 in Big Bear Lake, CA___In immediate response to a 9-1...
Feb 07, 2022
Early Morning Fire in Big Bear LakePhoto Courtesy of San Bernardino County Sheriff /Big Bear StationMonday February 7, 2022__ A residential structure fire was reported to be located in Big Bear Lake, in the early Monday morning hours, at approximately 3:17 A.M.Upon arrival at the 40000 block of ...
Feb 05, 2022
Forest Seeks Public Comment 2023 Off-highway Vehicle GrantsThe San Bernardino National Forest staff are planning to apply for 2023 grant funds from the State of California to help enhance and manage off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation on the Forest. To inform the grant proposal with ideas from...
Feb 03, 2022
Senator Ochoa Bogh Issues Statement in Support of Parental RightsSenator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh represents the 23rd Senate District that includes portions of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh represents the 23rd Senate Districtthat includes portions ...
Feb 02, 2022
CALL and APPLY to be a SpeakerHigh school students can register for the annual Speech Trek Contest sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Big Bear Valley, now. For more detailed information, visit: https://www.bigbearlake.net/EPIC-Entertainment/SPEECH-TREK-Resets-Date...
Jan 29, 2022
While on First Accident SceneJanuary 26, 2022, Wednesday evening San Bernardino County Fire /San Antonio Heights Station Medic Engine #12 was working a traffic accident at the intersection of North Euclid and 21st, City of Upland. The ME#12 was positioned to block the scene, ensuring that it w...
Jan 28, 2022
Vehicles Collide Head-on State Route 330Monday January 24, 2022, at 1:15 P.M.___ A San Bernardino 26-year-old woman was driving a 2013 Blue Hyundai Accent on State Route 330 southbound and south of Highland Avenue, at an unknown speed. A second woman, 39-year-old from Arrowbear Lake, was driving...
Jan 26, 2022
Planned Outage Thursday January 27thATTENTION: Valued Lake Williams Customers!Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc (BVES) will temporarily interrupt service to customers in the Lake Williams areae – From Lake Williams Drive to Oakes Camp Road – on Thursday, January 27, 2022, beginning a...
Jan 22, 2022
LANES ARE OPEN NOW!!!Photos courtesy of CALTRANS District #8State Route 18 Near Crestline Crews finished Emergency Repair Projectearlier than anticipated.January 21, 2022 San Bernardino, CA___ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues repairs on an emergency project at a ...
Jan 21, 2022
Thursday morningPhotos Courtesy of: Big Bear Fire DepartmentContained Within MinutesJanuary 20, 2022 9:03 A.M.Big Bear Lake, CA___ A structure fire was reported Thursday morning located in Big Bear City, on East Barrett Way. Upon arrival of Big Bear Fire Crews observed a multi-unit residence w...
Jan 18, 2022
Two Alarm Fire Damages Several UnitsJanuary 18, 2022___Monday afternoon San Bernardino County Fire Crews were dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire in the 1500 block of West 8th Street in Upland. Multiple calls stated the fire was located at an apartment complex at the corner of Bens...
Jan 14, 2022
there may be additional victimsJoseph NardellaArrested for Continuous Abusing a MinorSan Bernardino County Sheriff Specialized Investigations Division, of the Crimes Against Children Detail (CAC), began an investigation Thursday, January 13, 2022, regarding an 18-year-old male who disclosed he ...
Jan 13, 2022
Closed Saturday, January 15thTrash Cleanup at Bee CanyonSan Bernardino, CA ___ Forest Road #5-S07, known as Bee Canyon (OHV) Road, will be closed Saturday, January 15, for a volunteer cleanup event. Large amounts of trash and litter, largely leftover from target shooting activities, will be addr...
Jan 13, 2022
County Fire Crews Battle Commercial FirePhoto courtesy by San Bernardino County Fire Battalion Chief / PIO Mike McClintockJanuary 12, 2022, Wednesday afternoon San Bernardino County Fire Firefighters were dispatched 4:35 P.M. to a reported commercial fire located in Adelanto near Baldwin & ...
Jan 11, 2022
Armed Suspect Charges Deputies,Officer Involved Shooting OccursMonday January 10, 2022, the San Bernardino County Sheriff Specialized Enforcement Division were working in conjunction with U.S. Marshall officers to locate and apprehend a suspect wanted for attempted murder in Grand Terrace. The s...
Jan 08, 2022
San Bernardino National Forest​San Bernardin0 Forest at Big Bear LakeSan Bernardino, CA___Fire restrictions on the San Bernardino National Forest will be relaxed beginning Saturday, January 8, 2022. Multiple winter storms in December 2021 brought significant rain and snow to the area, decreasing ...
Jan 08, 2022
George Munoz Arrested Discharged Laser at 40-King 1 During Street TakeoverThe San Bernardino County Sheriff Department reminds the public thatpointing any kind of laser at an aircraft, while in motion/flight, can seriouslyhinder the pilot's and/or a crew member’s ability to safely contro...
Jan 06, 2022
National Defense Authorization ActPasses Congress as Winnerfor High Desert Military BasesPhoto courtesy of Congressman Obernolte 122021January 2022 Washington D.C.The updated National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which was signed into law by President Biden, Monday December 27, 2021, includes...
Jan 02, 2022
San Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation UnitsFive Separate RescuesSan Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation 40 King#5 Deadman HillsJoint Efforts by Aviation CrewsHoist Airlift Injured ManDecember 28, 2021, Victor Valley Station San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputies received a request for assistanc...
Dec 30, 2021
Near Panorama Point, CrestlineEmergency Repair Project​ Photos courtesy of CALTRANS #8 December 2021Update: December 30, 2021___State Route 18 Emergency Repair Project near Crestline San Bernardino CountyThe California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues repairs on an emergency ...
Dec 28, 2021
State Route - 18 Emergency Repair ProjectPhoto courtesy Caltrans District #8 near Panorama Point between 40th Street & SR-138 near CrestlineFriday December 24, 2021San Bernardino, CA___ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has initiated a $4.2 million emergency project t...
Dec 27, 2021
NEWS from SacramentoCaltrans Planning & Design callsfor ‘Complete Streets’December 2021 Sacramento, CA___Caltrans announced Monday December 20th, its new policy for all new transportation projects it funds or oversees to include complete street features that provide safe and ac...
Dec 19, 2021
Operation Hammer Strike Week 14Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) 19,117 Plants +10,844 lbs. Processed Marijuana + 9 Guns +$99,000.00 in cash+ + +WEEK #14: Between November 29 and December 5, 2021__San Bernardino County Sheriff Investigators - Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET), and Sheriff Deput...