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  • Horsethief Creek Bridge On Highway 138 Completed

    By Michael P. Neufeld Hesperia, CA – The temporary traffic signals are gone and motorists on Highway 138 are now able to utilize the new Horsethief Canyon Bridge near Silverwood Lake. The bridge was built in two halves and took two years to complete, between October 2014 and October 2016. HORSETHIEF CREEK BRIDGE The Horsethief Creek Bridge was replaced by […]

    Horsethief Creek Bridge On Highway 138 Completed
  • Give BIG San Bernardino County Recruiting Non-Profit Organizations

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – Give BIG San Bernardino County — which will take place on Tuesday, November 29 — is currently encouraging non-profit organizations in the mountain communities to participate in the 2016 Give BIG 24-hour fund-raising event. Currently, The Community Foundation — serving San Bernardino and Riverside counties — is accepting online applications from non-profits that […]

    Give BIG San Bernardino County Recruiting Non-Profit Organizations
  • Crash On I-15 Near Highway 138 Claims One Life

    By Michael P. Neufeld Cajon Pass – A Thousand Oaks woman — 22-year-old Amanda Giordano — died early Sunday morning on I-15 near Highway 138, according to the California Highway Patrol and the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner. Giordano was a passenger in a vehicle that struck the back of a tractor trailer at about 3 a.m. Sunday. Paramedics pronounced her […]

    Crash On I-15 Near Highway 138 Claims One Life
  • Firefighters Battle Canyon Fire In Lower Waterman Canyon

    By Michael P. Neufeld San Bernardino, CA – Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to the Canyon Fire along Lower Waterman Canyon Road Monday morning about 12:31 a.m. The U.S. Forest Service, CALFIRE and San Bernardino County Fire personnel were assisted by dozers and helicopter 531 and were able to hold the fire to roughly two acres. A  hose line was […]

    Firefighters Battle Canyon Fire In Lower Waterman Canyon
  • UPDATE: MacKay Park – Supervisors Approve Property Exchange

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Tuesday, September 27 – 11:48 a.m. San Bernardino, CA – The property exchange that will allow the expansion of MacKay Park in Lake Arrowhead between Papoose Lake and Mountains Community Hospital has been approved by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors. Supervisors authorized conveyance of 37,568 square feet of vacant land to Mountains Community Hospital […]

    UPDATE: MacKay Park - Supervisors Approve Property Exchange
  • SKYPARK AT SANTA’S VILLAGE: Theme Park Launches “Clear The Hurdles” Campaign

    By Michael P. Neufeld Sky Forest, CA – In an effort to clear some last minute hurdles, SKYPARK at Santa’s Village is asking the public to encourage San Bernardino County to help get the park open for business. In an E-mail blast, SKYPARK at Santa’s Village encourages mountain residents to  send a note to County Planning Director Terri Rahhal asking […]

    SKYPARK AT SANTA'S VILLAGE: Theme Park Launches "Clear The Hurdles" Campaign
  • Kitchen & International Tasting Tour Showcases Five Distinctive Kitchens

    By W. Edward Clark Lake Arrowhead, CA – People to People International and Rim of the World Education Foundation invites you to tour five distinctive kitchens in five private residences during the Fourth Annual Kitchen & International Tasting Tour on October 15. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests will move from home to home, sampling international treats from around […]

    Kitchen & International Tasting Tour Showcases Five Distinctive Kitchens
  • AAUW Staging Voter Registration Drive September 27

    By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, September 27, and hundreds of events are being planned across the nation including the Big Bear Valley American Association of University Women’s drive at Starbucks in Big Bear Lake. AAUW volunteers will be on hand to register voters from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will […]

    AAUW Staging Voter Registration Drive September 27
  • UPDATE: “Water Fire” Forward Rate Of Spread Stopped

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Sunday, September 25 – 5:34 p.m. San Bernardino, CA – San Bernardino County Fire is reporting the forward rate of spread of the “Water Fire” has been stopped.   ORIGINAL STORY San Bernardino, CA – Shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday, San Bernardino County Fire responded to the “Water Fire” near Sterling and Foothill. The U. […]

    UPDATE: "Water Fire" Forward Rate Of Spread Stopped
  • UPDATE: All American Asphalt To Begin Highway 18 Paving September 27

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Monday, September 26 – 9:10 a.m. Running Springs, CA – Caltrans spokesperson Terri Kasinga has ikformed ROTWNEWS.com that the $2.3 million asphalt overlaw project on Highway 18 near Snow Valley will now begin on Tuesday, September 27. Kasinga indicated that the delay was due to a California Highway Patrol permit. “It’s most like a filming […]

    UPDATE: All American Asphalt To Begin Highway 18 Paving September 27

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Horsethief Creek Bridge On Highway 138 Completed

Horsethief Creek Bridge On Highway 138 Completed

September 27, 2016 at 12:04 am

The new $5.8 million Horsethief Creek Bridge on Highway 138 near the junction of Highway 173 has been completed by Caltrans. (Photo by Caltrans) By Michael P. Neufeld Hesperia,...

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Kitchen & International Tasting Tour Showcases Five Distinctive Kitchens

Kitchen & International Tasting Tour Showcases Five Distinctive Kitchens

September 26, 2016 at 12:01 am

The Fourth Annual Kitchen & International Tasting Tour on October 15 is presented by People to People International and Rim of the World Education Foundation. (File Photo) By...

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POLITICS/ELECTIONS »

UPDATE: Arrowhead Lake Association Election Results Announced

UPDATE: Arrowhead Lake Association Election Results Announced

September 24, 2016 at 12:02 am

Two seats on the Arrowhead Lake Association’s Board of Directors will be filled by Jack Tingley and Brian Hall. (File Photo) By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Saturday,...

Business »

BUSINESS: Pandoraz Clozet Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Signals Grand Opening

BUSINESS: Pandoraz Clozet Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Signals Grand Opening

September 23, 2016 at 12:01 am

PANDORAZ CLOZET in Blue Jay is now “officially” open for business after owner Heidi Rock cut the bright red ribbon and invited the public to come and browse through...

Crime & Most Wanted »

UPDATE: Service Of Felony Warrant Leads To Forgery Charge

UPDATE: Service Of Felony Warrant Leads To Forgery Charge

September 20, 2016 at 12:02 am

  William Ralph Marsh, 43, has been arrested in Big Bear City following the service of a no bail felony warrant and an updated charge of forgery not exceeding $950 ....

 

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SHERIFF'S LOG - Monday, September 26

SHERIFF’S LOG – Monday, September 26

September 27, 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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Assemblyman Obernolte's Bill Creating Motorcycle-Themed Traffic School Signed

Assemblyman Obernolte’s Bill Creating Motorcycle-Themed Traffic School Signed

By Michael P. Neufeld Sacramento, CA – Governor Jerry Brown signed 52 bills Saturday including Assemblyman Jay Obernolte’s (R-Big Bear Lake/33) A.B. 1932 giving motorcyclists the option of attending a California Motorcyclist Safety Program (CMSP) course to satisfy the requirements of traffic school. The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) approves and licenses traffic schools and allows drivers who attend […]

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Firefighters Preparing For Santa Ana Winds - Are You Prepared? (VIDEO)

Firefighters Preparing For Santa Ana Winds – Are You Prepared? (VIDEO)

By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities -Federal, state, county and local firefighters are preparing for Santa Ana wind conditions with increased staffing and are urging mountain residents to be prepared for several days of strong, breezy conditions. The National Weather Service has issued “red flag warnings” due to low humidity and gusty winds that could reach up to 55 miles […]

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