By Michael P. Neufeld
Mountain Communities – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday which has been observed since the 1980’s. Government offices and schools are closed in honor of the fallen civil rights leader and champion of nonviolence.
Below are scheduled closings in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:
BANKS – Financial institutions will be closed on Monday, January 16.
CALTRANS – There are no planned lane closures.
CITY OF BIG BEAR LAKE – City offices will be closed January 16.
COURTS – All San Bernardino County Courthouses will be closed January 16.
MAIL DELIVERY – There will be no mail delivery on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
STATE/COUNTY OFFICES – State and county offices will be closed in observance of the holiday.
TRANSPORTATION – Mountain Transit offices will be closed January 16. Visit MOUNTAIN TRANSIT online for schedule details.
TRASH PICK-UP – Trash pick-up may be delayed one day. Check with your local provider.
SCHOOLS – Rim of the World Unified School District and Bear Valley Unified School District campuses will be closed. California State University San Bernardino will also be closed.