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  • UPDATE 4: Firefighters Extinguish Rose Fire In San Bernardino – 3.5 Acres Burned

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 4: Tuesday, July 26 – 7:11 p.m. San Bernardino, CA – The Rose Fire near the intersection of Sterling Avenue and East Foothill Drive in San Bernardino was reported at 3:18 p.m. Tuesday. Initial reports from the first units on scene included fire on the hillside with black smoke showing. Reports of an aircraft down […]

    UPDATE 4: Firefighters Extinguish Rose Fire In San Bernardino - 3.5 Acres Burned
  • 18-Year-Old Male Arrested For Kidnapping Teenage Girl

    By G. T. Houts Twin Peaks, CA – An 18-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly kidnapped a 16-year-old girl on Monday, July 25, according to the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station. The suspect — identified as Logan Kristofer Padberg from Twin Peaks — is being held on $250,000 bail at the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino. THE INCIDENT […]

    18-Year-Old Male Arrested For Kidnapping Teenage Girl
  • Silverwood Lake Drowning Under Investigation

    By Michael P. Neufeld Silverwood Lake, CA – The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a drowning incident at Silverwood Lake that claimed the life of a Hesperia resident — Maria Lara De Carmona, 68. The San  Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner reports that about 5:43 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, the victim was visiting Silverwood Lake with her family. The victim […]

    Silverwood Lake Drowning Under Investigation
  • Injured Hiker Airlifted From Deep Creek Riverbed

    By Michael P. Neufeld Hesperia, CA – A 32-year-old hiker from Hesperia had to be airlifted from the Deep Creek Riverbed after sustaining non-life threatening injuries. The incident involving the injured hiker — identified by authorities as Elizabeth Heaton — was reported about 2:39 p.m. on Monday, July 25. THE INCIDENT San Bernardino County Fire communications dispatched Air Rescue 306 […]

    Injured Hiker Airlifted From Deep Creek Riverbed
  • Governor Brown Signs Two More Of Assemblyman Obernolte’s Bills

    By Michael P. Neufeld Sacramento, CA – Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. has signed two additional bills authored by Assemblymember Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear Lake/33). The first, A.B. 1593 deals with pupil attendance and excused absences to attend naturalization ceremonies. The second, A.B. 1734 addresses issues related to recording mining claims. ASSEMBLY BILL 1593 Obernolte’s bill permits school districts to […]

    Governor Brown Signs Two More Of Assemblyman Obernolte’s Bills
  • Bill’s Villager Celebrates 15 Years With Chamber Of Commerce Mixer

    By W. Edward Clark Blue Jay, CA –Celebrating 15 years of excellent service, Bill’s Villager Restaurant will host the Lake Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce Mixer on Thursday, July 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. MAKE VALUABLE BUSINESS CONTACTS Chamber mixers are an important social link for businesses serving the Lake Arrowhead community, and attendees have the opportunity to […]

    Bill’s Villager Celebrates 15 Years With Chamber Of Commerce Mixer
  • Clean Out The Trunk…Crest Forest Seniors Hosting A White Elephant Auction

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – The White Elephant Auction hosted by the Crest Forest Senior Citizens Club is a great opportunity to donate an item from a trunk, closet or garage and help the seniors at the same time…plus you just might find something “that you just can’t live without!” The White Elephant Auction — Saturday, August 6 […]

    Clean Out The Trunk...Crest Forest Seniors Hosting A White Elephant Auction
  • Foltz And LaPlante Lead Local Delegation To Democratic National Convention

    By Michael P. Neufeld Philadelphia, PA – The political world converges on Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention starting July 25 with the opening gavel at 4 p.m. (ET). Big Bear residents David Foltz and Roger LaPlante will be among the 546 delegates from California. The “Let’s Make History Again” themed convention runs through Thursday, July 28. Foltz and LaPlante […]

    Foltz And LaPlante Lead Local Delegation To Democratic National Convention
  • Big Bear Alpine Zoo Launches Fund-raiser For Anesthesia Machine

    By W. Edward Clark Big Bear Lake, CA – Many of us are aware of the pain and misery associated with bad teeth. For the four-legged animal friends at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo a healthy mouth is tantamount to overall wellness. The zoo is currently sponsoring a T-shirt fund-raising campaign to purchase an anesthesia machine for the larger mammals. […]

    Big Bear Alpine Zoo Launches Fund-raiser For Anesthesia Machine
  • SAND FIRE: County Fire Dispatches 3 Strike Teams (UPDATE)

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Monday, July 25 – 5 a.m. Santa Clarita, CA – San Bernardino County’s resources at the Sand Fire near Santa Clarita include several management personnel including Public Information Officer Marc Peebles, a Battalion Chief from Lake Arrowhead. This morning, Peebles posted: “Infrared flight conducted shows new acreage of 33,117 acres and still ten (10) percent […]

    SAND FIRE: County Fire Dispatches 3 Strike Teams (UPDATE)

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UPDATE 4: Firefighters Extinguish Rose Fire In San Bernardino - 3.5 Acres Burned

UPDATE 4: Firefighters Extinguish Rose Fire In San Bernardino – 3.5 Acres Burned

July 26, 2016 at 3:32 pm

The rose Fire in San Bernardino was contained in 45 minutes and held to 3.5 acres. (Photos by Brandon Barsugli & Tod Sudmeier EPN564) By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 4: Tuesday,...

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Bill’s Villager Celebrates 15 Years With Chamber Of Commerce Mixer

Bill’s Villager Celebrates 15 Years With Chamber Of Commerce Mixer

July 26, 2016 at 12:02 am

Valuable business connections are in store on July 28 when Bill’s Village in Blue Jay celebrates its 15th anniversary with a Lake Arrowhead Chamber Mixer. (File Photo) By...

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Foltz And LaPlante Lead Local Delegation To Democratic National Convention

Foltz And LaPlante Lead Local Delegation To Democratic National Convention

July 25, 2016 at 12:05 am

California will be represented at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia starting July 25 by 546 delegates including Roger LaPlante and David Foltz from Big Bear...

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Career Institute Hosts Next Business Over Breakfast June 28

Career Institute Hosts Next Business Over Breakfast June 28

June 19, 2016 at 12:02 am

By Michael P. Neufeld Lake Arrowhead, CA – CAREER INSTITUTE invites you to meet and greet the newest group of students training for internships during the June 28 Business...

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UPDATE: High Speed Pursuit Suspect's Bail Set At $175,000

UPDATE: High Speed Pursuit Suspect’s Bail Set At $175,000

June 21, 2016 at 10:13 am

Michael Joseph Emmi, Jr., 24, faces four felony counts following a 90-second high speed pursuit Saturday on Big Bear Boulevard. (File Photo) By G. T. Houts UPDATE: Tuesday,...

 

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SHERIFF'S LOG - Monday, July 25

SHERIFF’S LOG – Monday, July 25

July 26, 2016 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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Three Big Bear Olympians Heading To Rio - Send Off Party July 26

Three Big Bear Olympians Heading To Rio – Send Off Party July 26

By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – Over 10,500 athletes from 200 countries are expected to participate in the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 5-21. . .including three — Kim Rhode, Boris Berlan and Brenda Martinez — from Big Bear. A special send off party is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, at […]

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Smoke Advisory In Effect Through Tuesday Night Due To Sand Fire

Smoke Advisory In Effect Through Tuesday Night Due To Sand Fire

By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued a Smoke Advisory effective until midnight Sunday based on unhealthy air quality conditions as a result of the Sand Fire in the Angeles National Forest. Residents of several mountain communities are reporting smoky conditions and in some cases even ash from the fire that […]

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