• UPDATE: Most Wanted Subject Gary Simrak Now In Custody

    By G.T. Houts UPDATE: Friday, May 22 – 11:20 a.m.  San Bernardino, CA – Most Wanted subject Gary Michael Simrak, 49, is now in custody at the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino. Bail has been set at $75,000. He was wanted by the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station on a variety of drug-related charges. THE ARREST At about 5:20 p.m. […]

    UPDATE: Most Wanted Subject Gary Simrak Now In Custody
  • Memorial Day: Closings May 25

    By Michael P. Neufeld Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. During the first celebration of Decoration Day, General James Garfield made a speech at Arlington National Cemetery, after which 5,000 participants helped to decorate the graves of the more than 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers buried in the cemetery. […]

    Memorial Day: Closings May 25
  • Friends Of The Library Book Sales May 23 In Crestline And Lake Arrowhead

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – The Friends of the Library in Lake Arrowhead and Crestline are holding book sales on Saturday, May 23. There will be bargains galore at both sales and you just might pick up a James Patterson, Tom Clancy, Nora Roberts, Patricia Cornwell, John Sandford or Sue Grafton book you haven’t read yet. Both locations have […]

    Friends Of The Library Book Sales May 23 In Crestline And Lake Arrowhead
  • Grand Marshal Named For Heritage Parade: Assemblyman Jay Obernolte

    By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – On Saturday, June 13, at 11 a.m., Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear Lake/33) will serve as grand marshal of the Big Bear Heritage Parade. Obernolte, who participated in last year’s parade as Mayor of Big Bear Lake, represents the mountain communities in Sacramento. Last year’s grand marshal was Liz Harris,  a […]

    Grand Marshal Named For Heritage Parade: Assemblyman Jay Obernolte
  • UPDATE: Arraignment Of Lake Arrowhead Man On Murder Charge Delayed

    By G. T. Houts UPDATE: Friday, May 22 – 4:29 a.m. San Bernardino, CA – The arraignment of 24-year-old Joshua Adam Navarro from Lake Arrowhead on murder charges has been delayed due to his current medical condition,. Navarro’s murder charge is related to the fatal head-on collision on Highway 138 near Phelan that killed his 18-year-old passenger. On Thursday, May […]

    UPDATE: Arraignment Of Lake Arrowhead Man On Murder Charge Delayed
  • Great Deals During Mountain Sunrise Rotary Garage Sale May 22-23

    By Michael P. Neufeld Lake Arrowhead, CA – Mountain Sunrise Rotary — the organization that stages its annual TV Auction fund-raiser — has come up with a new way to raise funds for supporting the community — a GARAGE SALE. On Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23, Mountain Sunrise Rotary’s Garage Sale will offer everything from microwaves, lamps, purses, […]

    Great Deals During Mountain Sunrise Rotary Garage Sale May 22-23
  • UPDATE: Highway 330 Traffic Impacted By Truck Rollover

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Wednesday, May 20 – 5:16 p.m. Running Springs, CA – A overturned truck incident on Highway 330 impacted traffic for an extended period May 20. The incident was reported about 3 p.m.   UPDATE: Wednesday, May 20 – 4:40 p.m. Running Springs, CA – Caltrans is now advising motorists to utilize either Highway 18 or […]

    UPDATE: Highway 330 Traffic Impacted By Truck Rollover
  • An Iceberg Coming To “The Waterpark at Lake Gregory”

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – A 16-foot-tall iceberg will be floating in Lake Gregory when Lake Gregory Regional Park opens for the 2015 season. It’s just one of many WiBit plastic structures that will make up “The Waterpark at Lake Gregory” this year. The so-called IceTower has two rock climbing walls and when climbers reach the peak they’re rewarded […]

    An Iceberg Coming To “The Waterpark at Lake Gregory”
  • Big Bear Alpine Zoo: Grand Opening Of Raccoon Saloon Habitat May 23

    By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – The new interactive Raccoon Saloon Habitat at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo opens Saturday, May 23, and the raccoons are already looking forward to showing you how much they enjoy their new exhibit. There will be a special ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. and then you’ll have plenty of time to […]

    Big Bear Alpine Zoo: Grand Opening Of Raccoon Saloon Habitat May 23
  • Second Annual Skyforest Festival Set For May 24

    By W. Edward Clark Skyforest, CA –  Skyforest, CA – On Sunday, May 24, the merchants and restaurants in Skyforest are hosting the Second Annual SKYFOREST FESTIVAL complete with over 40 artists, musicians, organizations and vendors with unique items from noon to 5 p.m. There will be something for basically every member of the family and special children‘s activities. And […]

    Second Annual Skyforest Festival Set For May 24

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UPDATE: Most Wanted Subject Gary Simrak Now In Custody

UPDATE: Most Wanted Subject Gary Simrak Now In Custody

May 22, 2015 at 12:05 am

Gary Michael Simrak, 49, who was sought by the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station on a variety of drug charges is now in custody. (File Photo) By G.T. Houts UPDATE: Friday,...

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Friends Of The Library Book Sales May 23 In Crestline And Lake Arrowhead

Friends Of The Library Book Sales May 23 In Crestline And Lake Arrowhead

May 22, 2015 at 12:02 am

The Friends of the Crestline and Lake Arrowhead Libraries will be staging Book Sales on Saturday, May 23, at both branch libraries. (Photo by Wikimedia Commons) By Michael...

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A widely circulated study that suggested people become more receptive to same-sex marriage after talking with someone who is gay has been retracted by one of its authors, the Daily Signal reports. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015
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As part of his ongoing pursuit to be remembered as the environmental president, Barack Obama is expected to soon announce new clean water regulations, a measure he intends to make law by bypassing Congress and issuing an executive order, according to The New York Times. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015
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Some of President Barack Obama's biggest electoral supporters are turning against him and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over fears that Obama's plan to cut power plant emissions by 30 percent by 2030 will mean increased economic hardship for the poor. [...]
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Cook Introduces Bi-partisan Bill To Help Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Cook Introduces Bi-partisan Bill To Help Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

May 11, 2015 at 12:03 am

The Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 20o15 has been co-authored by Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley/8). By Michael P. Neufeld Washington, D.C. – Congressman...

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Sleepy Hollow Cabins & Hotel Hosts Next Business Over Breakfast

Sleepy Hollow Cabins & Hotel Hosts Next Business Over Breakfast

May 19, 2015 at 12:02 am

The next Lake Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce Buisness Over Breaklfast meeting will be May 26 at Sleepy Hollow Cabins & Hotel in Crestline. (File Photo) By W....

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UPDATE: Most Wanted Subject Gary Simrak Now In Custody

UPDATE: Most Wanted Subject Gary Simrak Now In Custody

May 22, 2015 at 12:05 am

Gary Michael Simrak, 49, who was sought by the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station on a variety of drug charges is now in custody. (File Photo) By G.T. Houts UPDATE: Friday,...

 

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SHERIFF'S LOG - Thursday, May 21

SHERIFF’S LOG – Thursday, May 21

May 22, 2015 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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Search Warrant Leads To Four Drug-Related Arrests

Search Warrant Leads To Four Drug-Related Arrests

By G. T. Houts Crestline, CA – Twin Peaks Sheriff’s deputies and detectives made four drug-related arrests following the execution of a search warrant in the 23800 block of Lake Drive in Crestline. The warrant was issued following an investigation that reportedly uncovered that the residence attached to a Lake Drive business may have been involved with the sales of […]

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Youth Orchestras Unite For A Musical Afternoon

Youth Orchestras Unite For A Musical Afternoon

By W. Edward Clark Big Bear Lake, CA – In a spirit of exceptional musical collaboration the mountain communities very own Mountain Top Strings of California (MTSC) Youth Orchestra will be joined by the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center for “Youth Orchestras Unite!” on Sunday, May 31. SHARING THE GIFT OF MUSIC Under […]

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