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  • Eighth Annual Quilt Walk Returns To Blue Jay Village

    By W. Edward Clark Blue Jay, CA – You’re invited to stroll through Blue Jay Village and take in some beautiful quilts that will be on display during the Eighth Annual Blue Jay Quilt Walk on Saturday, September 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. FRIENDS IN THE FOREST Sponsored by the Willow Woods Quilt Guild and the Lake Arrowhead […]

    Eighth Annual Quilt Walk Returns To Blue Jay Village
  • Highland Fire’s Smoke Visible In Mountain Communities And 210 Freeway

      By Michael P. Neufeld Highland, CA – Highland Fire (CALFIRE) made quick work of a vegetation fire just north of the 210 Freeway Sunday afternoon with smoke visible from some mountain communities and along the freeway. Firefighters prevented the fire from reaching at least three homes and there were no evacuations from the fire that was reported about 4 […]

    Highland Fire's Smoke Visible In Mountain Communities And 210 Freeway
  • Bogus Internal Revenue Agents Demanding Payments From Mountain Residents

    By G. T. Houts Mountain Communities – Once again, mountain residents are reporting phone calls from individuals posing as United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees demanding immediate payment for “past taxes” or face the consequences. Calls have been reported from Crestline, Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear City and other mountain areas. Don’t fall for the scam as the IRS […]

    Bogus Internal Revenue Agents Demanding Payments From Mountain Residents
  • Cedarpines Park Man Facing Seven Felony Counts of Child Abuse

    By G. T. Houts Twin Peaks, CA – A 54-year-old Cedarpines Park man is facing seven felony counts of child abuse following his arrest by Twin Peaks Sheriff’s deputies for alleged ongoing lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14. Authorities identified the suspect as Matthew Lyons Low and feel there may be additional victims. THE […]

    Cedarpines Park Man Facing Seven Felony Counts of Child Abuse
  • MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS: Marshall Tucker Band Headlines September 3 Concert

    By Michael P. Neufeld Fawnskin, CA – You’re sure to hear a refreshing rendition of “Take The Highway” when the Marshall Tucker Band” takes center stage in the final Music In the Mountains Concert on Saturday, September 3, at the Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater. Shawn Jones, the epitome of American Blues/Roots/Rock music, will open the finale concert at 6 […]

    MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS: Marshall Tucker Band Headlines September 3 Concert
  • Native Plant Sale Coming To Heaps Peak Arboretum September 3

    By Michael P. Neufeld Heaps Peak – Great deals are available on native plants and shrubs at the Heaps Peak Arboretum’s Plant Sale on Saturday, September 3, but you’d better come early! The sale starts at 9 a.m. The Rim of the World Interpretative Association (ROWIA) will be staging their Annual Fall Plant Sale at the Heaps Peak Arboretum on […]

    Native Plant Sale Coming To Heaps Peak Arboretum September 3
  • HIGHWAY 138: September 6 Start For Realignment Project Eliminating Switchbacks

      By Michael P. Neufeld Hesperia, CA – Skanska USA will begin the $21.3 million Highway 138 East Alignment Project on Tuesday, September 6, according to a media advisory issued by Caltrans. As the project progresses, the switchbacks and steep grades between Silverwood Lake and I-15 will disappear. The Caltrans release explains the project realigns the roadway, constructs outside shoulders and three […]

    HIGHWAY 138: September 6 Start For Realignment Project Eliminating Switchbacks
  • BICYCLE SAFETY RODEO: Lake Gregory Regional Park August 28

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – As more and more young mountain residents rediscover the bicycle, it’s critical that they understand how to safely ride a bike. That’s why the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol and Lake Gregory Regional Park are sponsoring a free Bicycle Safety Rodeo on Sunday, August 28. The fun starts at noon […]

    BICYCLE SAFETY RODEO: Lake Gregory Regional Park August 28
  • Former Mountain Resident Charged With Distributing Pornography To 12-Year-Old

    By G. T. Houts Twin Peaks, CA – A 30-year-old former Running Springs resident — Paul Michael Madison — has been charged with sending harmful material to a 12-year-old girl in Denton, Texas. Madison was arraigned on the charge August 25 via video from the West Valley Detention Center where he is being held on $26,000 bail. He entered a […]

    Former Mountain Resident Charged With Distributing Pornography To 12-Year-Old
  • HIGHWAY 18: Thrie-Beam Median Barrier About 85 Percent Completed

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – The Thrie-Beam Barrier Project on Highway 18 between the Crestline Bridge (Highway 138) and Sierra Way in San Bernardino is now about 85 percent completed. Alcorn Fence Company crews have roughly a mile to go on the 9-mile project that cost $4 million. The project began in April. “The project was put into […]

    HIGHWAY 18: Thrie-Beam Median Barrier About 85 Percent Completed

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Eighth Annual Quilt Walk Returns To Blue Jay Village

Eighth Annual Quilt Walk Returns To Blue Jay Village

August 29, 2016 at 12:01 am

The Eighth Annual Blue Jay Quilt Walk begins at 10 A.M. on Saturday, September 24. (Contributed Photo) By W. Edward Clark Blue Jay, CA – You’re invited to stroll through...

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Eighth Annual Quilt Walk Returns To Blue Jay Village

Eighth Annual Quilt Walk Returns To Blue Jay Village

August 29, 2016 at 12:01 am

The Eighth Annual Blue Jay Quilt Walk begins at 10 A.M. on Saturday, September 24. (Contributed Photo) By W. Edward Clark Blue Jay, CA – You’re invited to stroll through...

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November 8 Election: Candidate Filing Extended/Contested And Uncontested Races

November 8 Election: Candidate Filing Extended/Contested And Uncontested Races

August 14, 2016 at 12:04 am

By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – The candidate filing deadline for the November 8 Presidential General Election has been extended until 5 p.m. to Wednesday,...

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SKYPARK At Santa's Village: Santa Seeking Multi-Talented Villagers

SKYPARK At Santa’s Village: Santa Seeking Multi-Talented Villagers

August 26, 2016 at 12:05 am

You can make Santa’s “GOOD” list if you’re a shiny, happy and multi-talented person seeking full or part-time employment as a Villager at SKYPARK At...

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Former Mountain Resident Charged With Distributing Pornography To 12-Year-Old

Former Mountain Resident Charged With Distributing Pornography To 12-Year-Old

August 27, 2016 at 12:01 am

Paul Michael Madison, 30, a former Running Springs resident, has entered a not guilty plea to distributing pornographic material to a 12-year-old Texas girl. (File Photo) By...

 

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SHERIFF'S LOG - Saturday, August 27

SHERIFF’S LOG – Saturday, August 27

August 28, 2016 at 12:01 am

Mountain Communities – The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has released the daily incident reports for the Big Bear Station, City of Big Bear Lake...

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Unleash Your Inner Picasso At Lake Gregory’s Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

Unleash Your Inner Picasso At Lake Gregory’s Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

By W. Edward Clark Crestline, CA – This Labor Day Lake Gregory Regional Park invites you to be a kid again at the Annual Sand Sculpture Contest on Monday, September 5. 25 TONS OF SAND TO PLAY IN Twenty-five tons of sand deposited on the shores of Lake Gregory will be divided into twenty-five piles – one ton per contestant. […]

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SKYPARK At Santa's Village: Santa Seeking Multi-Talented Villagers

SKYPARK At Santa’s Village: Santa Seeking Multi-Talented Villagers

By Michael P. Neufeld Skyforest, CA – Santa, the elves and everyone involved is working hard to open SKYPARK At Santa’s Village for the Christmas 2016 season…but Santa is looking for some shiny, happy, multi-talented new Villagers to join his team! Santa is currently recruiting multi-talented Villagers for full and part-time employment and you can make Santa’s “GOOD” list very quickly if […]

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