• Memorial Day Traffic Impacts Mountain Highways

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – Memorial Day traffic is impacting mountain highways as motorists head out of town and into the mountains. Caltrans spokesperson Terri Kasinga told ROTWNEWS.com, that “motorists who haven’t left home should wait until Saturday morning about 6 a.m. to head to their Memorial Day destinations.” Traffic backups are reported on basically every mountain highway […]

    Memorial Day Traffic Impacts Mountain Highways
  • 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
  • UPDATE: Sunset And Jazz At Lake Gregory Moved To San Moritz Lodge

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Friday, May 22 – 12:57 p.m. Crestline, CA - ”Sunset and Jazz” on Saturday, May 23, has been moved to the San Moritz Lodge starting at 5 p.m.   ORIGIONAL STORY Crestline, CA – “Sunset and Jazz” on May 23 will offer a steak dinner, wine and music at sunset at Lake Gregory Point. The steaks […]

    UPDATE: Sunset And Jazz At Lake Gregory Moved To San Moritz Lodge
  • 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
  • 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

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Memorial Day Traffic Impacts Mountain Highways

Memorial Day Traffic Impacts Mountain Highways

May 22, 2015 at 5:22 pm

By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – Memorial Day traffic is impacting mountain highways as motorists head out of town and into the mountains. Caltrans spokesperson...

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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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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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