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  • RESIDENTS ONLY: Restrictions Lifted – State Of Emergency (UPDATE 3)

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 3: Tuesday, January 24 – 3:40 a.m. Mountain Communities – Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol lifted RESIDENTS ONLY restrictions shortly after 7 p.m. Monday. State highways in the mountain communities may have snow and ice so motorists are advised to slow down and always carry chains. STATE OF EMERGENCY Meanwhile, Governor Jerry Brown declared […]

    RESIDENTS ONLY: Restrictions Lifted - State Of Emergency (UPDATE 3)
  • SNOW DAY: Rim & Bear Valley Unified Announce Cancellation Of Classes

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – A Snow Day has been declared for Tuesday, January 24, by the Rim of the World and Bear Valley Unified School Districts. 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: Rim & Bear Valley Unified Announce Cancellation Of Classes
  • SNOW VALLEY: Resort To Reopen January 24 (UPDATE 2)

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 2: Tuesday, January 24 – 3:55 a.m. Running Springs, CA – Crews at Snow Valley Mountain Resort have been working to prepare the resort for a 9 a.m. reopening today (January 24). The resort received 26-28 inches of new snow since Sunday triggering a closure on Monday but the resort should be open for business […]

    SNOW VALLEY: Resort To Reopen January 24 (UPDATE 2)
  • BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Meeting Cancelled Due To Weather (UPDATE)

    By W. Edward Clark UPDATE: Tuesday, January 24 – 2:50 a.m. Blue Jay, CA – The Lake Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce has cancelled today’s Business Over Breakfast networking meeting at Bills Villager in Blue Jay due to weather conditions.   ORIGINAL STORY Blue Jay, CA – Are you looking for ways to expand your business? The Business Over Breakfast […]

    BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Meeting Cancelled Due To Weather (UPDATE)
  • ROAD CLOSED: Highway 18 From Highway 138 To Crest Forest Drive (UPDATE 2)

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 2: Monday, January 23 – 11 a.m. Crestline, CA – Caltrans has announced that The Narrows  will remain closed for an unknown duration due to a massive rock slide between Highway 138 and Crest Forest Drive. Caltrans spokesperson Terri Kasinga told ROTWNEWS.com that “an emergency contract is in the work for repairs.” Heavy fog in […]

    ROAD CLOSED: Highway 18 From Highway 138 To Crest Forest Drive (UPDATE 2)
  • COFFEE WITH A COP: Meet Deputies And CHP Officers February 1

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – Here’s your chance to meet deputies from the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station and officers from the Arrowhead California Highway Patrol office during “Coffee With A Cop” on Wednesday, February 1, at 8:30 a.m. at the Lake Gregory Coffee House in Crestline. Twin Peaks Captain Dale Gregory and CHP Commander Tel Preszler encourage residents to […]

    COFFEE WITH A COP: Meet Deputies And CHP Officers February 1
  • TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN: Swift Water Rescue In Cajon Pass

    By Michael P. Neufeld Cajon Pass – A swift water rescue Sunday afternoon of two persons trapped in their pickup truck serves as a reminder to all motorists — TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN. THE INCIDENT The incident — which was reported about 2:30 p.m. — occurred in storm water near Old Cajon Boulevard and Swarthout Canyon in the Cajon Pass […]

    TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN: Swift Water Rescue In Cajon Pass
  • CHAIN SCAM: Don’t Fall Victim To Opportunists Selling Chains

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities – Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department are cautioning residents and visitors not to become a victim of opportunists attempting to force motorists to purchase their chains. CHAIN CONTROL STATIONS The media advisory states: “The only people who can tell you that you have to put on chains are […]

    CHAIN SCAM: Don't Fall Victim To Opportunists Selling Chains
  • LAKE GREGORY YACHT CLUB: Sails To SCYA Club Of The Year Honors

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – News that the Lake Gregory Yacht Club (LGYC) won the 2016 Club of the Year award from the Southern California Yachting Association (SCYA) traveled back to Crestline and the shores of Lake Gregory faster than someone claiming the America’s Cup (Auld Mug). . .the oldest international sporting trophy. This is the third consecutive […]

    LAKE GREGORY YACHT CLUB: Sails To SCYA Club Of The Year Honors
  • ROAD CLOSED: Highway 138 In Summit Valley

    By Michael P. Neufeld Hesperia, CA – Caltrans is reporting Highway 138 in Summit Valley is closed in both directions from I-15 to Summit Valley Road (3 miles west of the junction of Highway 173) due to flooding and slides. The duration of the closure is unknown at this time.     (560)

    ROAD CLOSED: Highway 138 In Summit Valley

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RESIDENTS ONLY: Restrictions Lifted - State Of Emergency (UPDATE 3)

RESIDENTS ONLY: Restrictions Lifted – State Of Emergency (UPDATE 3)

January 23, 2017 at 2:25 pm

By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 3: Tuesday, January 24 – 3:40 a.m. Mountain Communities – Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol lifted RESIDENTS ONLY restrictions...

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BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Meeting Cancelled Due To Weather (UPDATE)

BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Meeting Cancelled Due To Weather (UPDATE)

January 23, 2017 at 11:02 am

The Business Over Breakfast networking event scheduled for today at Bill’s Villager in Blue Jay has been cancelled. (Contributed Photo) By W. Edward Clark UPDATE: Tuesday,...

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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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BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Meeting Cancelled Due To Weather (UPDATE)

BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST: Meeting Cancelled Due To Weather (UPDATE)

January 23, 2017 at 11:02 am

The Business Over Breakfast networking event scheduled for today at Bill’s Villager in Blue Jay has been cancelled. (Contributed Photo) By W. Edward Clark UPDATE: Tuesday,...

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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 - Monday, January 23

SHERIFF’S LOG – Monday, January 23

January 24, 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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CHAIN CONTROLS: Use A Turnout When Installing Chains (UPDATE)

CHAIN CONTROLS: Use A Turnout When Installing Chains (UPDATE)

  Mountain Communities – The California Highway Patrol and Caltrans urge motorists utilizing state highways in the San Bernardino mountains to BE PREPARED and always carry chains and never install chains in the middle of a roadway. Visitors should also bring trash bags to deposit their trash and take back home after their visit to the mountain communities. Chain control […]

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SEARCH & RESCUE: Snow Cat Retrieves Very Cold Skier (UPDATE 3)

SEARCH & RESCUE: Snow Cat Retrieves Very Cold Skier (UPDATE 3)

By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 3: Sunday, January 22 – 7:22 p.m. Barton Flats – The unidentified skier rescued in the Barton Flats area by Scow Cat6 98 has been transported to the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station. No additional information was available. The Summit Incident Commend has now been terminated at all rescuers are safely off the mountain, according to […]

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