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  • CalTrans Announces Highway 18 Closure

    CRESTLINE, CA –Southern California has been hit by several major winter storms in the past month, and the San Bernardino mountain areas have experienced significant precipitation and snow events as a result. These storms produced heavy rock flows that damaged an existing rock barrier on State Route 18 (SR-18). The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to begin emergency repairs to […]

    CalTrans Announces Highway 18 Closure
  • Alleged Child Molester Commits  Suicide While in Custody

    Big Bear, California – San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department has released a statement stating that Richard Harold Todd, a 60 years old resident of Big Bear City, was taken into custody on suspicion of child molestation. Todd was apprehended on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1:20 p.m, without incident, when a search warrant was served on a residence located in the 300 […]

    Alleged Child Molester Commits  Suicide While in Custody
  • Couple Drive Vehicles Off Highway 18 in Suspected Suicide Attempts

    Running Springs, CA – Two vehicles that went over the side of Highway 18 in Running Springs on Saturday, hours apart, are suspected to be related suicide attempts, one of them successful, the California Highway Patrol has determined. The drivers of the two vehicles were boyfriend and girlfriend, both from Riverside, according to the CHP news release. About 9 a.m. Saturday, CHP officers […]

    Couple Drive Vehicles Off Highway 18 in Suspected Suicide Attempts
  • Nominations Sought for Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women

    ​What is a Ruby? A GEM! Precisely the nominations we are looking for. A “Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women” recipient is…a gem! This award honors a non-Soroptimist woman that is making extraordinary efforts on behalf of other women. Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement, working together to transform the lives of women and girls, through a network […]

    Nominations Sought for Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women
  • Chain Controls Now in Effect in the Mountain Communities

    San Bernardino Mountains UPDATE: 2-18-17 @ 00:30 This will be the final update of the evening. SR 330 Per CHP — Manned Chain Control at the Middle Passing Lane on Hwy 330. UPDATE: 2-17-17 @ 23:53 SR 189 [IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA] CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM […]

  • Celebration of Life Michael P. Neufeld

    The Neufeld family would like to thank everyone that have sent cards and donated to the Go fund me account. Also thank you to everyone that attended Mike’s Celebration of Life on Sunday.  I always knew Mike was well liked and respected but the outpouring of love was almost overwhelming. (345)

    Celebration of Life Michael P. Neufeld
  • Celebration Of Life – Michael P Neufeld

    Michael P. Neufeld, “Mike” and his wife of 50 years, Susan are perhaps best known as the owners of ROTWNEWS, a voice of the Mountain Communities. He co-founded Crestline Connect ten years ago with Penny Shubnell, which meets every Wednesday with over 30+ businesses and organizations across the mountain. Mike may have never missed a gathering. He believed deeply that […]

    Celebration Of Life - Michael P Neufeld
  • RIP Michael P. Neufeld

    ROTWNEWS and the RIMOFTHEWORLD.net family is saddened to announce the passing of Michael P. Neufeld on Jan. 30th.  Mike joined RIMOFTHEWORLD.net in 2007 and helped spin off the new ROTWNEWS.com.   (1142)

    RIP Michael P. Neufeld
  • Update: SEARCH ON FOR MISSING MAN IN LAKE ARROWHEAD

    UPDATE: Sunday – January 29, 2017 At approximately 1:10 a.m., Sheriff’s Dive Team members continued their search of Lake Arrowhead and located a deceased male in about 30 feet of water near the Yacht Club. The Coroner responded and confirmed the victim was Dawson Hartwig.   Original Story Lake Arrowhead CA. – Jan 28 2017. Dawson Hartwig, son of San […]

    Update: SEARCH ON FOR MISSING MAN IN LAKE ARROWHEAD
  • SNOW DAY RELIEF: School Districts To Recoup ADA Funds

    By Michael P. Neufeld Sacramento, CA – Bear Valley and Rim of the World Unified School Districts are now eligible to recoup Average Daily Attendance (ADA) funds because they were closed due to extreme weather and flooding. On Monday, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson directed the California Department of Education to work with all schools and school districts […]

    SNOW DAY RELIEF: School Districts To Recoup ADA Funds

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Nominations Sought for Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women

Nominations Sought for Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women

February 22, 2017 at 4:10 pm

​What is a Ruby? A GEM! Precisely the nominations we are looking for. A “Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women” recipient is…a gem! This award honors...

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LIFESTREAM BLOOD DRIVE: Twin Peaks Sheriff's Station January 30 (UPDATE)

LIFESTREAM BLOOD DRIVE: Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station January 30 (UPDATE)

January 19, 2017 at 12:03 am

On Monday, January 30, the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station will host a LifeStream Blood Drive. Donating between 2 and 6 p.m. will help save lives and create a million smiles....

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POLITICS/ELECTIONS »

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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LAKE ARROWHEAD CHAMBER: Robin Bull Named Executive Director

LAKE ARROWHEAD CHAMBER: Robin Bull Named Executive Director

January 6, 2017 at 12:04 am

A new Executive Director has been hired by the Lake Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce. Robin Bull has stepped up to replace retiring Polly Sauer. (File Photo) By Michael...

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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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Alleged Child Molester Commits  Suicide While in Custody

Alleged Child Molester Commits  Suicide While in Custody

February 24, 2017 at 3:33 pm

Big Bear, California – San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department has released a statement stating that Richard Harold Todd, a 60 years old resident of Big Bear City,...

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SoCal GAS: Company Extends Natural Gas Advisory Until Further Notice

SoCal GAS: Company Extends Natural Gas Advisory Until Further Notice

By Michael P. Neufeld   Mountain Communities – Residents of the mountain communities are once again being asked by the Southern California Gas Company to reduce the use of natural gas due to high demand caused by the cold weather system. A SoCalGas Advisory has been issued requesting customers to immediately reduce their natural gas use to help lower the […]

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HIGHWAY 18: Delivery Truck Cleared - One Southbound Lane Now Closed

HIGHWAY 18: Delivery Truck Cleared – One Southbound Lane Now Closed

By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Wednesday, January 25 – 3:57 p.m. Big Bear, CA – Highway 18’s northbound lanes near the Big Bear Dam have reopened, according to Caltrans. Southbound traffic reduced to 1 lane 1.6 mi south of Big Bear Lake.   ORIGINAL  STORY Big Bear, CA – The northbound lanes on Highway 18 at the Big Bear Dam […]

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