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  • Little Mountain Fire Burns 40 Acres In San Bernardino

    By Michael P. Neufeld San Bernardino, CA – At about 10:40 p.m. Friday, San Bernardino County Fire was dispatched to a grass fire on Little Mountain in San Bernardino. Early Saturday morning the fire was contained and held to 40 acres. Flames were visible from several mountain locations. Minimal winds in the area allowed responders to mitigate any threat to […]

    Little Mountain Fire Burns 40 Acres In San Bernardino
  • HIGHWAY 18: The Narrows Closure Continues August 1-4

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – Caltrans rock-climbers continue working up and down the rocky slopes in The Narrows on Highway 18 through Thursday, August 4, dislodging loose rocks and debris. There are no weekend closures. The Narrows closure — between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily — is needed to ensure the safety of both motorists and the […]

    HIGHWAY 18: The Narrows Closure Continues August 1-4
  • UPDATE: Kidnapping Suspect Released From Custody – Lack Of Sufficient Evidence

    By G. T. Houts UPDATE: Friday, July 29 – 3:43 p.m. San Bernardino, CA – The San Bernardino County District Attorney has turned down the kidnapping case against 18-year-old Logan Kristofer Padberg from Twin Peaks citing a lack of sufficient evidence. Public Affairs Officer Christopher Lee told ROTWNEWS.com July 30 that the District Attorney’s office had reviewed the evidence presented at the […]

    UPDATE: Kidnapping Suspect Released From Custody - Lack Of Sufficient Evidence
  • Mountain Residents Invited To Participate In CHP Community Service Survey

    By W. Edward Clark Running Springs, CA – Do you have an idea or a suggestion on how the California Highway Patrol (CHP) can better serve the needs of the mountain community? SURVEYS HELP IMPROVE SERVICES In an ongoing effort to improve their services the CHP is inviting mountain residents to participate in a brief online community service survey. Participation […]

    Mountain Residents Invited To Participate In CHP Community Service Survey
  • Suzy Cadham Strikes Gold In “Golddigger (Not That Kind)” August 6

    By W. Edward Clark Big Bear Lake, CA – For Suzy Cadham there’s no shame in being thought of as a Golddigger. In fact, she’s been a Golddigger for nearly fifty years and is very proud of it. On August 6 at 7:30 p.m. Cadham, one of Dean Martin’s original TV Golddiggers, will grace the stage of the Big Bear […]

    Suzy Cadham Strikes Gold In “Golddigger (Not That Kind)” August 6
  • HIGHWAY 18: Dust From Caltrans Construction Prompts Reports Of Fire

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – San Bernardino County Fire and U.S. Forest Service firefighters were dispatched at 3:17 p.m. to reports of a vegetation fire by motorists on Highway 18 near Panorama Point. When units arrived on scene they reported the “smoke” was actually dust from Caltrans maintenance operations in the closed section of The Narrows as crews […]

    HIGHWAY 18: Dust From Caltrans Construction Prompts Reports Of Fire
  • Adult Learning And Referral Center To Close July 31

    By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – Effective Sunday, July 31, the Adult Learning and Referral Center in Big Bear Lake will be closing their doors due to a lack of interest by the adult Big Bear community, according to a press release issued by the organization. The Adult Learning and Referral Center — which has been sponsored […]

    Adult Learning And Referral Center To Close July 31
  • Rim Unified’s Bus Pass Office Open Weekdays

    By Marc DelReal Blue Jay, CA – The Rim of the World Unified School District Bus Pass Office is now open for the 2016-17 school year. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. BUS PASSES Full price bus passes are available for $225 for the first child in a family, $207 for the […]

    Rim Unified's Bus Pass Office Open Weekdays
  • Smokey Bear’s Birthday Bash At The Mountain History Museum

    By W. Edward Clark Lake Arrowhead, CA – Smokey Bear turns 72 this year! And the Mountain History Museum is helping the beloved American icon celebrate his birthday in grand style. HELP SMOKEY CELEBRATE HIS BIG DAY On Sunday, August 7 from noon to 3 p.m. you can wish Smokey happy birthday and enjoy a birthday cupcake, popcorn and lemonade, […]

    Smokey Bear’s Birthday Bash At The Mountain History Museum
  • Rim Of The World Historical Society Offers Lake Arrowhead Tunnel Tours

    By W. Edward Clark Lake Arrowhead, CA – The Rim of the World Historical Society will be sharing one of Lake Arrowhead’s best kept secrets this summer. On August 6, the group will offer the first of three planned “Tunnel Tours” beginning at the Mountain History Museum. This exclusive tour of the Lake Arrowhead outlet tunnel event is only available […]

    Rim Of The World Historical Society Offers Lake Arrowhead Tunnel Tours

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Little Mountain Fire Burns 40 Acres In San Bernardino

Little Mountain Fire Burns 40 Acres In San Bernardino

July 30, 2016 at 3:58 am

A 40-acre grass fire burned on Little Mountain in San Bernardino late Friday night and was knocked down before it could threaten structures. Flames were visible in the mountain...

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Suzy Cadham Strikes Gold In “Golddigger (Not That Kind)” August 6

Suzy Cadham Strikes Gold In “Golddigger (Not That Kind)” August 6

July 29, 2016 at 12:03 am

Suzy Cadham, one of Dean Martin’s original TV Golddiggers, will appear on the stage of the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center on August 6. (Contributed Photo) By W. Edward...

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POLITICS/ELECTIONS »

Foltz And LaPlante Lead Local Delegation To Democratic National Convention

Foltz And LaPlante Lead Local Delegation To Democratic National Convention

July 25, 2016 at 12:05 am

California will be represented at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia starting July 25 by 546 delegates including Roger LaPlante and David Foltz from Big Bear...

Business »

Career Institute Hosts Next Business Over Breakfast June 28

Career Institute Hosts Next Business Over Breakfast June 28

June 19, 2016 at 12:02 am

By Michael P. Neufeld Lake Arrowhead, CA – CAREER INSTITUTE invites you to meet and greet the newest group of students training for internships during the June 28 Business...

Crime & Most Wanted »

UPDATE: High Speed Pursuit Suspect's Bail Set At $175,000

UPDATE: High Speed Pursuit Suspect’s Bail Set At $175,000

June 21, 2016 at 10:13 am

Michael Joseph Emmi, Jr., 24, faces four felony counts following a 90-second high speed pursuit Saturday on Big Bear Boulevard. (File Photo) By G. T. Houts UPDATE: Tuesday,...

 

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SHERIFF'S LOG - Friday, July 29

SHERIFF’S LOG – Friday, July 29

July 30, 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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FLEX ALERT: Mountain Residents Encouraged To Conserve Electricity Thursday

FLEX ALERT: Mountain Residents Encouraged To Conserve Electricity Thursday

By Michael P. Neufeld A  “FLEX ALERT” has been issued by California’s power grid operators, urging everyone — including residents of the mountain communities — to conserve electricity at least through 9 p.m. Thursday. The California Independent System Operator (ISO), which runs California’s transmission grid, called for the FLEX ALERT. Everyone is encouraged to hold off on using heavy appliances […]

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Rebuilding Together Seeking Low-Income Homeowners For Rebuilding Day 2017

Rebuilding Together Seeking Low-Income Homeowners For Rebuilding Day 2017

By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities –  The deadline for submitting applications from qualified homeowners for the “Christmas In April” Rebuilding Day 2017 is Saturday, October 31. And while the actual Rebuilding Day isn’t until April 29 of next year, the process of selecting deserving, low-income homeowners to improve their living conditions is underway. “Last year,” Rebuilding Together spokesperson Deidre […]

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