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  • 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. (321)

    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.   (1127)

    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
  • 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 […]

    SoCal GAS: Company Extends Natural Gas Advisory Until Further Notice
  • 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 […]

    HIGHWAY 18: Delivery Truck Cleared - One Southbound Lane Now Closed
  • WARNING: Stay Off Lake Ice (VIDEO)

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – Fines of up to $500 can be accessed for venturing out onto lake ice. The recent storm systems that moved through the area have contributed to additional ice being formed on several mountain lakes. With that in mind, authorities are cautioning residents and visitors to STAY OFF THE ICE! The lake ice may […]

    WARNING: Stay Off Lake Ice (VIDEO)

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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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SHERIFF'S LOG - Tuesday, January 24

SHERIFF’S LOG – Tuesday, January 24

January 25, 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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STICK IT TO THE FLU: Get Your Flu Shot

STICK IT TO THE FLU: Get Your Flu Shot

By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – It’s time to stick it to the flu. San Bernardino County’s Department of Public Health is strongly encouraging mountain residents County residents to get their flu shot. Influenza activity has been on the rise in California. Getting vaccinated against the flu can reduce flu illnesses and prevent flu-related hospitalizations or unnecessary trips to […]

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SNOW DAY: Rim Unified Announces Cancellation Of Classes

SNOW DAY: Rim Unified Announces Cancellation Of Classes

By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – A Snow Day has been declared for Thursday, January 26, by the Rim of the World Unified School District. RIM OF THE WORLD UNIFIED The district announced that all schools in the Rim of the World Unified School District will be closed due to snow conditions. Administrators posted that the Snow Day was […]

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