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  • TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN: Swift Water Rescue In Cajon Pass

    By Michael P. Neufeld Cajon Pass – A swift water rescue Sunday afternoon of two persons trapped in their pickup truck serves as a reminder to all motorists — TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN. THE INCIDENT The incident — which was reported about 2:30 p.m. — occurred in storm water near Old Cajon Boulevard and Swarthout Canyon in the Cajon Pass […]

    TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN: Swift Water Rescue In Cajon Pass
  • CHAIN SCAM: Don’t Fall Victim To Opportunists Selling Chains

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department are cautioning residents and visitors not to become a victim of opportunists attempting to force motorists to purchase their chains. CHAIN CONTROL STATIONS The media advisory states: “The only people who can tell you that you have to put on chains are […]

    CHAIN SCAM: Don't Fall Victim To Opportunists Selling Chains
  • LAKE GREGORY YACHT CLUB: Sails To SCYA Club Of The Year Honors

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – News that the Lake Gregory Yacht Club (LGYC) won the 2016 Club of the Year award from the Southern California Yachting Association (SCYA) traveled back to Crestline and the shores of Lake Gregory faster than someone claiming the America’s Cup (Auld Mug). . .the oldest international sporting trophy. This is the third consecutive […]

    LAKE GREGORY YACHT CLUB: Sails To SCYA Club Of The Year Honors
  • ROAD CLOSED: Highway 18 Between Arrowbear And Snow Valley

    By Michael P. Neufeld Running Springs, CA – Highway 18 was closed Sunday evening due to flooding from 3 miles north of the junction of Highway 330 (Arrowbear) to 3.7 miles north of the Big Bear Dam. Multiple vehicles reportedly stuck in the closed area. The CHP and Caltrans have not indicated when they anticipate reopening the roadway. Motorists are […]

    ROAD CLOSED: Highway 18 Between Arrowbear And Snow Valley
  • SNOW DAY: Bear Valley & Rim Unified Students To Take Day Off (UPDATE)

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Sunday, January 22 – 8:30 p.m. Mountain Communities – Both the Rim of the World and Bear Valley Unified School Districts have designated Monday, January 23, as a Snow Day!     ORIGINAL STORY Mountain Communities – A Snow Day has been declared for Monday, January 23, by the Bear Valley Unified School District. ROTWNEWS.com has […]

    SNOW DAY: Bear Valley & Rim Unified Students To Take Day Off (UPDATE)
  • ROAD CLOSED: Highway 138 In Summit Valley

    By Michael P. Neufeld Hesperia, CA – Caltrans is reporting Highway 138 in Summit Valley is closed in both directions from I-15 to Summit Valley Road (3 miles west of the junction of Highway 173) due to flooding and slides. The duration of the closure is unknown at this time.     (478)

    ROAD CLOSED: Highway 138 In Summit Valley
  • SEARCH & RESCUE: Snow Cat Retrieves Very Cold Skier (UPDATE 3)

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 3: Sunday, January 22 – 7:22 p.m. Barton Flats – The unidentified skier rescued in the Barton Flats area by Scow Cat6 98 has been transported to the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station. No additional information was available. The Summit Incident Commend has now been terminated at all rescuers are safely off the mountain, according to […]

    SEARCH & RESCUE: Snow Cat Retrieves Very Cold Skier (UPDATE 3)
  • WEATHER ALERT: Next Storm Could Deliver Major Punch

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – The mountain communities — having just started recovery from a series of storms, numerous power outages and closed highways — are bracing for what weather forecasts predict may dump several feet of snow at resort levels. The National Weather Service is calling for rain before 10 p.m. Sunday, then snow showers. The rain […]

    WEATHER ALERT: Next Storm Could Deliver Major Punch
  • HIGHWAY 138: Temporary Bypass Road Delayed Until Further Notice

    By Michael P. Neufeld Hesperia, CA – Caltrans has announced that the opening of the temporary bypass road on Highway 138 near Hog Ranch Creek Bridge has been delayed until further notice due to the series of weather systems moving through the area. It’s all part of  the $23 million Highway 138 East Alignment Project that will eliminate the switchbacks just […]

    HIGHWAY 138: Temporary Bypass Road Delayed Until Further Notice
  • $5 MILLION GRANT: County Preschool Services To Offer More Classroom Time

    By W. Edward Clark San Bernardino County – In a move that will provide more classroom time and classroom space to county preschool students, the U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $5 million grant to the San Bernardino County Preschool Services Department. FULL DAY OF CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION The grant will provide full days of instruction to students who are […]

    $5 MILLION GRANT: County Preschool Services To Offer More Classroom Time

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TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN: Swift Water Rescue In Cajon Pass

TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN: Swift Water Rescue In Cajon Pass

January 23, 2017 at 12:09 am

Two people were rescued after they were trapped in their pickup in swift water in the Cajon Pass area. An excellent reminder to TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN. (Photo by Doug...

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BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Bill’s Villager Coffee Shop Plays Host

BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Bill’s Villager Coffee Shop Plays Host

January 19, 2017 at 12:03 am

The Business Over Breakfast networking event at Bill’s Villager in Blue Jay on Tuesday, January 24 can help your business grow. (Contributed Photo) By W. Edward Clark Blue...

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TRANSPARENCY: Obernolte's A.B. 195 Expands Proposed Local Tax Requirements

TRANSPARENCY: Obernolte’s A.B. 195 Expands Proposed Local Tax Requirements

January 21, 2017 at 12:04 am

Assemblyman Jay Obernolte has introduced legislation that would require the ballot statement of any proposed local ordinance that imposes a tax to include specified information...

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BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Bill’s Villager Coffee Shop Plays Host

BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Bill’s Villager Coffee Shop Plays Host

January 19, 2017 at 12:03 am

The Business Over Breakfast networking event at Bill’s Villager in Blue Jay on Tuesday, January 24 can help your business grow. (Contributed Photo) By W. Edward Clark Blue...

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ASSAULT ARREST: Suspect Also Charged With Manufacturing An Explosive Device

ASSAULT ARREST: Suspect Also Charged With Manufacturing An Explosive Device

January 14, 2017 at 12:06 am

A 56-year-old man is under arrest on an assault with a deadly weapon charge and for manufacturing an explosive device that brought the Bomb and Arson Unit to a Cedarpines...

 

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SHERIFF'S LOG - Thursday, January 19

SHERIFF’S LOG – Thursday, January 19

January 20, 2017 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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CHAIN CONTROLS: Be Prepared With Chains And Trash Bags

CHAIN CONTROLS: Be Prepared With Chains And Trash Bags

Mountain Communities – Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol urge motorists utilizing state highways in the San Bernardino mountains to BE PREPARED and always carry chains and emergency supplies in their vehicles. Visitors should also bring trash bags to deposit their trash and take back home after their visit to the mountain communities. Chain control locations are subject to change […]

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COFFEE WITH A COP: Meet Deputies And CHP Officers February 1

COFFEE WITH A COP: Meet Deputies And CHP Officers February 1

By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – Here’s your chance to meet deputies from the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station and officers from the Arrowhead California Highway Patrol office during “Coffee With A Cop” on Wednesday, February 1, at 8:30 a.m. at the Lake Gregory Coffee House in Crestline. Twin Peaks Captain Dale Gregory and CHP Commander Tel Preszler encourage residents to […]

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