• Bonfires To Launch Holiday Season — Blue Jay, Lake Arrowhead And Crestline

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – Over the next few days, community bonfires will help launch the 2014 Holiday Season in Blue Jay, Lake Arrowhead and Crestline. Everyone is invited to participate in the free events. BLUE JAY The event — made possible by  San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters Local 935 and the Blue Jay Merchants Association and sponsored […]

    Bonfires To Launch Holiday Season -- Blue Jay, Lake Arrowhead And Crestline
  • 15th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner To Be Served By Santa And His Elves

      By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – Santa and his elves will be serving up the 15th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner at San Moritz Lodge from noon until about 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome and parking is free. Terry “Santa” Dunlap promises plenty of turkey, dressing, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams, cranberry sauce and pies for all […]

    15th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner To Be Served By Santa And His Elves
  • In Your Firehouse – November 24

    By Marc Peebles, Battalion Chief/PIO - San Bernardino County Fire I hope everyone continues to enjoy the cooler weather and the occasional light rains we’ve had. As most everyone is aware, we are still in fire season and that fire season is really an all year event. This especially is true given the drought conditions both locally and around the state. […]

    In Your Firehouse – November 24
  • Mack Z Records “Christmas All Year Long” At SkyPark at Santa’s Village

    By Michael P. Neufeld Sky Forest, CA –  ”Christmas All Year Long,” a video by Mack Z has just been released in time for the holidays. The 10-year-old star of her YouTube channel recorded the song on location at SkyPark at Santa’s Village this summer. The video displays many of the favorite spots at the former Santa’s Village. Mack Z […]

    Mack Z Records "Christmas All Year Long" At SkyPark at Santa's Village
  • Everyone Welcome At Free Community Thanksgiving Day Feast

    By Michael P. Neufeld Twin Peaks, CA – The annual Mountain Community Thanksgiving Day Feast at the Masonic Temple in Twin Peaks is open to everyone on Thursday, November 27. There will plenty of food for everyone. The menu includes roast turkey, homemade dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls and butter, ambrosia salad […]

    Everyone Welcome At Free Community Thanksgiving Day Feast
  • CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive Needs Unwrapped Toys

    By Michael P. Neufeld Running Springs, CA - Join the California Highway Patrol in making this holiday season magical for a less fortunate child or teen in the mountain communities. The CHiPs For Kids Holiday Toy Drive needs donations of unwrapped toys. The toys will then be distributed to less fortunate families so that the children will have presents to open […]

    CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive Needs Unwrapped Toys
  • UPDATE: Highway 18 Roll-Over Crash Under Investigation By CHP

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Saturday, November 22 – 3:26 p.m. Crestline, CA -The accident that closed the up-bound lanes on Highway 18 Saturday morning remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol. The initial investigation report indicates the unidentified driver of a black Toyota pick-up struck the side of the mountain and overturned landing on the roof blocking both […]

    UPDATE: Highway 18 Roll-Over Crash Under Investigation By CHP
  • VOLUNTEER ALERT: Mountain Meals On Wheels Needs Drivers

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – The meals delivered  by Meals On Wheels are lifesavers for many individuals. And that’s the main reason Ken Witte volunteers as a driver. . .to help his fellow mountain residents. Witte, who donates about two hours a week to Meals On Wheels, encourages others to become drivers and donate as much time as […]

    VOLUNTEER ALERT: Mountain Meals On Wheels Needs Drivers
  • Tips For Driving In Fog On Mountain Roads

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – Visibility on mountain roads due to fog is a concern to many motorists. Fog is often a morning or evening weather phenomena, so if possible, avoid driving during these times. Don’t be afraid to ask your passengers to help keep an eye out for oncoming cars and obstacles on the road. DRIVING TIPS Here […]

    Tips For Driving In Fog On Mountain Roads
  • City Of Big Bear Lake Selling Snow Poles To Big Bear Residents

    By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – Snow poles are now available for purchase by residents of Big Bear Lake at Milton W. Hofert Hall (Civic Center) The poles — which sell for $13.50 per pole or $27 for a pair (plus tax) at the Milton W. Hofert Civic Center complex at 39707 Big Bear Boulevard in Big […]

    City Of Big Bear Lake Selling Snow Poles To Big Bear Residents

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Bonfires To Launch Holiday Season -- Blue Jay, Lake Arrowhead And Crestline

Bonfires To Launch Holiday Season — Blue Jay, Lake Arrowhead And Crestline

November 24, 2014 at 12:02 am

Mountain residents are invited to free community bonfires in Blue Jay (November 29), Lake Arrowhead (December 1) and Crestline (December 6). Santa will be making a special...

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15th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner To Be Served By Santa And His Elves

15th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner To Be Served By Santa And His Elves

November 24, 2014 at 12:02 am

  Volunteers serve meals during Santa’s Thanksgiving Feast held each year at the San Moritz Lodge in Crestline. This year’s meal will be served from noon...

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A St. Louis-area grand jury was expected on Monday to resume deliberations over whether to bring charges against a white policeman who shot and killed a black teenager in a case that has triggered months of demonstrations and set the city on edge. With no one knowing how... [...]
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On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.LaSalle Street Church had received a tidy $1.6 million from a real estate deal, the pastor said, and $160,000 - a typical 10... [...]
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The benefits of the U.S. recovery that began more than five years ago are flowing downward.Lower-wage workers saw bigger pay gains over the past year than the highest earners, reversing the trend from earlier stages of the recovery, according to economists at RBS Securities... [...]
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POLITICS/ELECTIONS »

Senior Legislature Honors State Senator Mike Morrell

Senior Legislature Honors State Senator Mike Morrell

November 19, 2014 at 12:01 am

By Michael P. Neufeld Sacramento, CA – During the opening ceremonies of the 34th Annual Legislative Session of the California Senior Legislature, the organization honored...

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ROTWNEWS.com Welcomes 141,193 Readers And New Advertisers

ROTWNEWS.com Welcomes 141,193 Readers And New Advertisers

November 20, 2014 at 12:01 am

ROTWNEWS.com welcomed 141,193 page views in October and added a host of new advertisers. PLEASE patronize the businesses that help bring the news to you 24/;7. (File Photo) By...

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Sheriff's Department Warns Citizens About Local Phone Scams

Sheriff’s Department Warns Citizens About Local Phone Scams

November 21, 2014 at 12:02 am

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is advising mountain residents of a series of phone scams that are currently being utilized by scammers. (File Photo) By...

 

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SHERIFF'S LOG - Saturday, November 22, 2014

SHERIFF’S LOG – Saturday, November 22, 2014

November 23, 2014 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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PHOTO UPDATE: Strawberry Fire Caused By Lightning Strike

PHOTO UPDATE: Strawberry Fire Caused By Lightning Strike

By Michael P. Neufeld Rimforest, CA – The Strawberry Fire — a lightning caused snag fire near Strawberry Peak in the Rimforest area — was reported about 7:45 a.m. Friday in a remote area  between Highway 18 and Highway 189. At 7:57 a.m, firefighters indicated there was  a single lighting snag fire not accessible and no threat of spread and […]

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BIG BEAR TURKEY TROT: Run Before You Gobble On Thanksgiving Day

BIG BEAR TURKEY TROT: Run Before You Gobble On Thanksgiving Day

By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – Before you stuff your face Thanksgiving Day, with turkey, dressing, candied yams and pumpkin pie, the Big Bear Turkey Trot is offering an opportunity to run before you gobble. Inspired runners, young and old alike, are encouraged to get up, race and earn their turkey dinner by enjoying a 3-mile, 6-mile […]

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