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  • BIG BEAR FIRE: Adopt A Fire Hydrant. . .Be The Hero!

    By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – You can be a real life Hero — with or without a mask and cape — by joining forces with the Big Bear Fire Department and adopting a fire hydrant close to your home or business. Should you decide to go the Hydrant Hero route, you may want to consider a hero […]

    BIG BEAR FIRE: Adopt A Fire Hydrant. . .Be The Hero!
  • ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON: Bail Set At $175,000

    By G. T. Houts Cedar Glen, CA – A 37-year-old Cedar Glen man — identified as Ryan Richard Dischner — is being held on $175,000 bail, charged with two felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon, a count of causing great bodily injury on a person and burglary. Dischner was arraigned via video on December 8 from the West […]

    ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON: Bail Set At $175,000
  • SKYPARK AT SANTA’S VILLAGE: “Local Afternoons” Rates Announced

    By Michael P. Neufeld Skyforest, CA – A special “LOCAL Afternoons” rate of $10 has been launched by SKYPARK At Santa’s Village to thank the community that has supported the park from the very beginning. LOCAL AFTERNOONS During the “LOCAL Afternoons” residents should show proof of residency — a driver’s license with a local Post Office Box or even a […]

    SKYPARK AT SANTA'S VILLAGE: "Local Afternoons" Rates Announced
  • BEAR VALLEY UNIFIED: Applications Being Accepted For Board Vacancy

    By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – Paul Zamoyta, a member of Bear Valley Unified School District’s Board of Trustees since 2008, has resigned and the recruitment to find a replacement is now underway with applications due on or before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4. Zamoyta was recently re-elected to the post but has declined to take the […]

    BEAR VALLEY UNIFIED: Applications Being Accepted For Board Vacancy
  • CSUSB COMMENCEMENT: Fall Ceremonies Set For December 10

      By Michael P. Neufeld San Bernardino, CA – The strains of Pomp and Circumstance will echo through California State University San Bernardino’s 3,500-seat Coussoulis Arena on Saturday, December 10. Roughly 1,080 graduates — including several from the mountain communities — are expected to participate in the two scheduled graduation ceremonies. THE CEREMONIES The first ceremony will be at 9 […]

    CSUSB COMMENCEMENT: Fall Ceremonies Set For December 10
  • FAT BIKE CHAMPIONSHIP: Rim Nordic Mountain Bike Park Plays Host

    By Michael P. Neufeld Running Springs, CA – Mountain residents and motorists on Highway 18 are starting to see strange looking mountain bikes with fat tires strapped to racks on top of cars. That’s because on Saturday, December 10, Rim Nordic Mountain Bike Park is playing host to the California State Fat Bike Championship. The tires on fat bikes sport […]

    FAT BIKE CHAMPIONSHIP: Rim Nordic Mountain Bike Park Plays Host
  • MOUNTAIN FIFES & DRUMS: A Colonial Christmas Concert

    By W. Edward Clark Crestline, CA – It’s a colonial Christmas that would make George Washington proud. On Sunday, December 11, the Mountain Fifes & Drums will hold its Colonial Christmas Concert at 6:30 p.m. at the San Moritz Lodge in Crestline. Doors open at 6 p.m. and cider and coffee and dessert will be served. A MOUNTAIN TRADITION The […]

    MOUNTAIN FIFES & DRUMS: A Colonial Christmas Concert
  • HANDBELL CONCERT: Ring In the Holidays December 11

    By W. Edward Clark Lake Arrowhead, CA – A highly-anticipated seasonal tradition, the Chapel Ringers of Lake Arrowhead Community Presbyterian Church return for the 10th Annual Handbell Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 11 at 4 p.m. A SELECTION OF CHRISTMAS FAVORITES Under the direction of Billie Weiss, the free concert presents a selection of seasonal favorites, including “White Christmas,” “It’s […]

    HANDBELL CONCERT: Ring In the Holidays December 11
  • SANTA CROSS & KIDS: A Christmas Holiday Celebration December 9

    By W. Edward Clark Big Bear Lake, CA – Join Big Bear’s own Piano Man, Mike Cross as he rings in the holidays with the Lighthouse Youth Orchestra and Bear Valley Strings performers. Presented by the Bear Valley Unified School District Strings Program and Lighthouse Strings, the “Santa Cross & Kids” concert takes place on December 9 at 7:30 p.m. […]

    SANTA CROSS & KIDS: A Christmas Holiday Celebration December 9
  • HATE CRIME: Obernolte Bill Will Help Protect Public Safety Officers

    By G. T. Houts Sacramento, CA – Recently, mountain residents and their fellow Americans have witnessed numerous reports of ambush-style shootings of police officers in Dallas, Baton Rouge and other communities. The news reports show how inherently vulnerable those working the beat are to violence. That public safety officials could be picked off while doing little more than monitoring a […]

    HATE CRIME: Obernolte Bill Will Help Protect Public Safety Officers

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BIG BEAR FIRE: Adopt A Fire Hydrant. . .Be The Hero!

BIG BEAR FIRE: Adopt A Fire Hydrant. . .Be The Hero!

December 10, 2016 at 12:05 am

You can be the hero by adopting a fire hydrant in or near your home or place of business. Sign up online and BE THE HERO! (Contributed Photo) By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear...

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FAT BIKE CHAMPIONSHIP: Rim Nordic Mountain Bike Park Plays Host

FAT BIKE CHAMPIONSHIP: Rim Nordic Mountain Bike Park Plays Host

December 8, 2016 at 12:03 am

Motorists on Highway 18 are reporting strange looking mountain bikes with fat tires on top of cars. They’re heading to the California State Fat Bike Championships in...

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NOVEMBER 8 ELECTION: Final Certified Results

NOVEMBER 8 ELECTION: Final Certified Results

December 6, 2016 at 12:08 am

By Michael P. Neufeld San Bernardino, CA – The final certified results of the November 8 General Presidential Election have been posted by county election officials...

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SKYPARK AT SANTA'S VILLAGE: "Local Afternoons" Rates Announced

SKYPARK AT SANTA’S VILLAGE: “Local Afternoons” Rates Announced

December 9, 2016 at 12:05 am

Santa has a special deal for local residents at SKYPARK At Santa’s Village. The park has established a “LOCAL Afternoons” rate of $10 weekdays from 2 to...

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ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON: Bail Set At $175,000

ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON: Bail Set At $175,000

December 10, 2016 at 12:05 am

Bail has been set at $175,000 for a 37-year-old Cedar Glen man charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, burglary and causing great bodily injury on a person....

 

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SHERIFF'S LOG - Monday, December 5

SHERIFF’S LOG – Monday, December 5

December 6, 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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TRAFFIC ACCIDENT: Driver Transported To Loma Linda Medical Center

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT: Driver Transported To Loma Linda Medical Center

By G. T. Houts Arrowbear, CA – A single-vehicle traffic accident on Highway 18 near Arrowbear Drive has resulted in the driver being transported to Loma Linda University medical Center for treatment, according to the California Highway Patrol. The incident — which was reported about 2:30 p.m. — blocked Highway 18 for a time while the driver was attended to […]

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STRUCTURE FIRE: Firefighters Knock Down Fire On Crest Forest Drive

STRUCTURE FIRE: Firefighters Knock Down Fire On Crest Forest Drive

By Michael P. Neufeld Cedarpines Park, CA – A residential structure fire in the 21000 block of Crest Forest Drive in Cedarpines Park was reported just before 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Responding units observed flames coming from the roof of the structure and, once on scene, safely evacuated the occupants of the structure. THE RESPONSE San Bernardino County Fire, CALFIRE and […]

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