Mar 23, 2022
16 year-old Firefighter’sHonorary CeremonyBy San Bernardino County Fire Public
Information Officer Tracey MartinezMuscoy, Ca. - Tuesday February 22, 2022, Ryan Asher displayed
his bravery by performing the Heimlich Maneuver on his mother, Stephanie Clark,
ultimately saving her life.
Mar 23, 2022
Widow of Machine GunnerMarch 23, 2022 Washington D.C.___
Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) presented High Desert resident
Carolyn Hodgson with her husband’s Purple Heart medal in a ceremony at the Congressman’s
District #33, Hesperia office, Monday afternoon.The...
Mar 13, 2022
A Tribute to
NEAL HERTZMANN…March 2022____ There’s much m0re to the Neal Hertzmann story/legacy…
than time and space will allow. We ‘ve announced the Celebration of Life
scheduled to be Saturday, March 19th (https://www.bigbearlake.net/ETNews/THE-Neal-Hertzmann-) Here&rs...
Dec 30, 2021
Welcome RetreatLeft image: Friends,
Neighbors, Veterans gather to watch the new sign installed.SoCal Veterans Campground owner Adam Brown
Right image: San
Bernardino County Fire Unit #98 located at Angelus Oaks isPaid Firefighter Phil
Lattuca, Lisa Comnick and Robert FollettSoCal
Dec 17, 2021
of Life Saturday, December 18thRon loved boating on Big Bear LakeWe’ll miss Ron so very much…Ron Cotta passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021,
while a patient at Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, CA. Ron is
survived by his wife and longtime companion, Patti...
Dec 07, 2021
ServiceDecember 7, 2021__ The San Bernardino National
Forest is mourning the passing of Acting Airtanker Base Manager Edward Godinez. The Forest staff joined his family for
a memorial service in Yucaipa on Wednesday, December 8. It was live-streamed on
the Forest's Facebo...
Nov 10, 2021
11-11-11 a.m. 2021Photos by Richard Millener 2018 Veterans Day originally named ‘Armistice Day’, November 11,
1919, was the first anniversary
of the end of World War I. In 1926 U.S. Congress passed a resolution for an annual day of observance,
thus November 11th became ...
Nov 09, 2021
ABE LARAChaplain Abe Lara is presently
a United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Chaplain, serving active-duty Coast Guard
personnel and their families; currently appointed to the position of Pacific
Branch Chief and holds the rank of Commander. He also serves as Chaplain for
the Big Bear Military M...
Jun 07, 2021
In Memory ofGabe VelasquezNovember19 1938April27 2021A greatfriend to many in Big Bear Valley and Apple Valley, California, Gabe Velasquezpassed away with family members by his bedside, April 27, 2021. Gabe (Gabriel)Velasquez was born November 19, 1938.GabeVelasquez enlisted in the U.S. Army and se...
Nov 01, 2020
Councilman BOB JACKOWSKI is an Incumbent Candidate for the City of Big Bear Lake Council Distrct #5.During the eight years that the Councilman has been with theCouncil, he has served on special committees, such as the Big Bear Lake FireAuthority; The Councilman meets with the City Council on a month...
Oct 30, 2020
GREG MOTE is a Candidate for the Bear Valley CommunityHealthcare District Board of Directors.Because of his extensive career as a SmallBusiness Owner in the Medical Industry / Industrial Designer of medicalequipment for clients like Cepheid, Derm-Lite, 3Gen and more, qualified toserve on the Bear Va...
Oct 30, 2020
BYNETTE MOTE is acandidate for Council-Woman of the City Council of Big Bear Lake.Bynette Motefeels that she is qualified to be the new City of Big Bear Lake Council-Womanin District #5. Bynette Mote’sprofessional background has been in the Insurance Industry, Business ManagementLeadership, O...
Oct 30, 2020
MAUREEN Auer is a candidate forCouncil-Woman of the City Council of Big Bear Lake, District #1.Councilman Bill Jahn announced his retirement fromCity Council, a few months ago; leaving his position for District #5 availablefor another elected person.Maureen and husband,Hans have lived, worked, and r...
Oct 28, 2020
STEVE CASTILLO2021Incumbent candidatefor 3rd-termBig Bear AirportDistrict Board of DirectorsAfter serving for eight years, includingthree-years as the current Board President of the Big Bear Airport, Steve Castillo feels he’slearned a lot about the function of the Board and wants to continue ...
Oct 24, 2020
who will Protect Taxpayers in CongressOBERNOLTE Endorsed byProminent
Jay Obernolte for U.S. Congress
Endorsements Firmly Establish Obernolte asThe Candidate
who will Protect Taxpayers in CongressOctober 2020__Hesperia,
CA __The Howard Jarvis ...
Jul 27, 2020
Mental Health Assistance for
Veterans’ FamiliesFrom Congressman Paul CookJuly 2020Mental Health is as important as physical health
Mental wounds are just as difficult to heal as
physical wounds – and treating them is just as important. Through a national
network of clinics, Veterans...
Jul 25, 2020
How Military VeteransCan Cope with Jobs &MoneyDespite Covid-19??I recently joined a number of my colleagues in calling foran audit of EDD.https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-06-26/california-unemployment-agency-audit-criticism-eddWhile California families have been strugglingwith the C...
Jun 13, 2020
Mother and DaughterResidents of Big Bear City, Shery Doucette and eleven year-old
daughter, Gineva were fatally injured in an aircraft accident, Friday, June 5th. More information will be posted when it is released to Big Bear
May 24, 2020
Join us in Barstow Memorial Day 2020Thank You, VETERANS!!
May 19, 2020
Firefighter Brent Michael WithamMay18, 2020__ Mentone, CA__ Honoring thelife of U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Brent Michael Witham, Caltrans thisweek installed a sign on a portion of State Route 38 in San BernardinoCounty, renaming it in his memory. Pursuantto SenateConcurrent Resolution 32 (201...
May 09, 2020
Video : 30th
Annual MemorialApart in Person,
Close in SpiritView the video at: bit.ly/CT_Memorial_News_Flash_22130th Annual Workers
8, 2020__ Last week, Caltrans preserved the tradition of honoring our Fallen Heroes
in the 30th annual Workers Memorial. “Though we weren’t...
Sep 26, 2019
"We Make Good Men Better"An
Bear Masonic Lodge No. 617Steven Combs, Past
Master, Inspector 814th District, John Channon, Past Master,
Inspector At Large Division 8,Cesar Falconet, Master Big Bear Lodge 617,
Franklin R. Lee, Past Master, Past Assistant Grand Lecturer Division
Sep 25, 2019
In Tribute of …A Female TrailblazerBuilder, Racer & EntrepreneurJESSI COMBSdirt.bike.off-road.comU.S. Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) attended the Jessi
Combs Tribute Exhibit Opening & Celebration of Life, Saturday 21,
2019. He presented the following
Congressional Record t...
Sep 15, 2019
The twin towers of the World Trade Center burn behind the Empire
State Building in New York, September 11, 2001. In a horrific sequence of
destruction, terrorists crashed two planes into the World Trade Center causing
the twin 110-story towers to collapse. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)A DAY in Hi...
Sep 01, 2019
SaturdaySeptember 7thClimb to ConquerCANCEREarlySaturday, September 7, 2019 residents and visitors from the San Bernairdino Mountaincommunities along with avid hikers are welcome to participate in the 2ndAnnual Climb to Conquer Cancer event. Bydoing so the activity will help the American Cancer Soc...
Aug 18, 2019
Lucy did it!A killer lemonade recipe! Lucy Vann Pacheco-Limonset-up a lemonade stand in her front yard and raised twenty dollars. When Lucy’smom, Michelle Limon, asked the nine-year-old what she would like to purchasewith her twenty dollars. Lucy replied that she would like to give her money t...
Aug 12, 2019
Internship-style Day CampConcludes with Culmination CeremonyThe
Zoo Experience, a one-week internship-style day camp held July 22nd
– 26th at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo, wrapped up on
Friday with a culmination ceremony for the four young women who participated in
Jul 29, 2019
Representative Paul Cookand Bipartisan GroupHandwash The MemorialWashington D.C.____ Friday morning, July 26,2019, Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) joined a bipartisan group offellow Representatives, to wash the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by hand to showrespect and gratitude for those who lo...
Jun 07, 2019
Navy and U.S. ArmyNational Training CenterU.S. Congressman Paul Cook
recently visited Fort Irwin National Training Centerto observe the U.S. Army
execute complex joint training exercises with the U.S. Navy.Fort Irwin Base has been
an integral part of theUnited States Counterinsurgency Opera...
Jun 06, 2019
Making California More
Affordable forDISABLED VETERANSThursday,
May 23, 2019,
California____ The State Senate has passed a package of Bills authored by
Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), both aimed at providing financial
relief to California’s Disabled Veterans.&ld...
May 27, 2019
The Private Corrado PiccoliReintroducedMay 24, 2019___ In WashingtonD.C., this week, Representative Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) reintroduced Houseof Representatives Bill 2911, the Private Corrado Piccoli Purple HeartPreservation Act.The Bill prohibits the sale of any Purple Heart medal presented by t...
May 26, 2019
In Remembrance of THE
FALLENBig Bear Lake Veterans
ParkA Commemorative Memorial Day Ceremony will
be offered to the public at the Big Bear Lake Veterans Park, Monday, May 27,
2019, beginning at 11:00 A.M.The United States Veterans, Families and
Friends are welcome to join others for this memora...
May 26, 2019
On DECORATION DayLegacies
of the BRAVE!JACK GREEN, Jon Green’s father, Big Bear City,
CABy Senator Michael
Morrell -Each year on Memorial
Day, our nation pauses to reflect on the legacies of those men and women who
have given their lives in service to our country. We honor individuals in ...
May 20, 2019
Join the Sheriff’s Teamin Big Bear ValleyAt the San Bernardino County Sheriff - BigBear Station, three Sheriff Explorerswere sworn-in to the local big Bear SheriffExplorers Team, Monday, May 6, 2019.Captain Mitch Dattilo and the SheriffDepartment in Big Bear Lake are proud towelcome Alexis Ber...
Apr 15, 2019
Richard Anton MillenerFebruary 1, 1952 – March 20, 2019RichardAnton Millener passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at his home in Big BearLake, California. Richard was bornFebruary 1, 1952 in San Diego, California to George Hardin and Eleanor HelenMillener. Richard is survived by his wife, Va...
Nov 27, 2018
Not SelfAgain this year the American Legion Post #584, Big Bear Lake served local Veterans and families with Thanksgiving
food baskets. Students in Teacher Sue Reynolds class at Bear
Valley High School, held a Food Drive
that gleaned a variety of canned goods, fresh vegetables, pies, bre...
Nov 21, 2018
U.S. MARINE CORPSMarine Congressman Paul Cook remarks
on November 10, 2018 ____“Last week, I had the honor to participate in the 243rd U.S. Marine Corps
Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony. Each year on November 10, we gather to remember
the commitment, accomplishments, and sacrifices of all Mar...
Sep 26, 2018
AssemblymanObernolte RecognizesBUTCHER’s BLOCKAssemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-33rdAssembly District) has honored Outstanding Small Business of the Month forSeptember, 2018 to Butcher’s Block of Lucerne Valley.Robert H. Butcher, Jr. founded Butcher's Blockin 1980. The owner, Bob Butcher, was...
Sep 14, 2018
Veterans' Care ImprovementSeptember
13, 2018, Washington D.C., Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple
Valley) voted for HR 5895, which will improve Veterans’ care and strengthen
oversight at the VA. The Bill passed the House overwhelmingly.Bill HR 5895 improves Veterans’ care in several ways....
Sep 10, 2018
In Service to the BIG BEAR ValleyThe PODUS
CLUB is a group of Big Bear High School students who are dedicated to serving
their community. The Students organize events such as the 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony that is scheduled for Tuesday
morning at the High School. Visit: http://www.bigbearlake.net...
Sep 10, 2018
Big Bear High School students cordiallyinvite the public to the Seventeenth Annual 9-11 Ceremony at BigBear High School. In tribute to those lost in the World Trade Center, New YorkCity tragedy, the solemn ceremony will begin at 6:30 A.M. Tuesday, September 11,2018, at the High School Quad (outdoor ...
Aug 15, 2018
Service~~~Dale Andrew DerstineCommunity Church by the LakeLocated in Big Bear Lake,
California11:00 A.M. A Reception will
follow the service.Dale Andrew Derstine was born February 17, 1986, to Francine
T. Derstine and Robert Dale Derstine in Edmonton Alberta, Canada...
Jul 20, 2018
Big Bear Fire ARV to
the RESCUELocal Knowledge is VitalFirefighter/Paramedics
Huether and Medeck and Firefighter/EMT Unger.Photos Courtesy of Big Bear Fire Department:Big Bear Lake, CA, July
19, 2018____ Forest Road 2-N90,
a rocky and steep 4x4 road to Tip Top Mountain, northeast of Big Bear Ci...
Jul 01, 2018
19 Granite Mountain Hotshots perished while fightingthe Yarnell Wild-Fire in Prescott, Arizona in June 2013.Those heroes in Memorial are:Andrew Ashcraft. 29Robert Caldwell, 23Travis Carter, 31Dustin Deford, 24Eric Marsh, 43Grant McKee, 21Sean Misner, 26Scott Norris, 28Wade Parker, 22John Percin, 24A...
Jun 23, 2018
Assemblyman Obernolte RecognizesRobert
ReadAssemblyman Jay Obernolte on
the Assembly floor with Robert Read 2018
Veteran of the YearJune 21, 2018, ____ Assemblyman Jay
Obernolte (R-Hesperia) recognized United States Army Specialist Robert Read as
his 2018 Veteran of the Year for the 33rd Assemb...
Jun 10, 2018
Off-Duty Firefighters Save
A LIFEFirefighters honored with
Lifesaving Citation AwardJust another ordinary day, but maybe not for two
off-duty San Bernardino County Fire Fighters, while shopping with their
families at the Sprouts Market located in Rancho Cucamonga. Captain/Paramedic Brett Dicker...
May 27, 2018
honor The GOLD STAR Families and remember The FALLEN.In Remembrance to
Those Veterans and Sacrificed-All in past wars, as well as those who Died in current
battles, such as Iraq and Afghanistan, let’s take a purposeful moment to those
that gave their lives for each of us to live, move a...
May 26, 2018
Passed BIG TIME!!Paul Cook ReportsAnnual National Security BillThursday
May 24th in Washington D.C., Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley)
voted for House of Representatives Bill #5515, the Annual National Security Authorization
Bill. Bill #5515 passed
the House overwhelmingly with bipartisan ...
May 26, 2018
Congressman Cook comments, “Too
often Veterans get lost in bureaucracy…”COOK VOTEDTo Improve VETERANS
Hospital Loma Linda, 26001 Redlands Boulevard, Redlands, California 92373U.S.
Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted Wednesday May 16, 2018 in support...