Author: Mike Evans

Move Over Or Slow Campaign Rolled Out

Sacramento, CA, April 16, 2013 – Today marks the official statewide roll-out of the Move-Over or Slow Campaign in conjunction with National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, April 15-19. The California Highway Patrol and Caltrans have joined together to educate the public about the Move Over or Slow Law in California and to acknowledge the installation of the “Move Over” signs throughout California. The Move Over law, which took effect in 2007, specifying law enforcement and emergency responders, was amended in 2009 to add Caltrans vehicles displaying flashing amber lights to the list of vehicles for which motorists must move over if safe to do so, or slow...

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Missing Man Found Dead In Big Bear Lake

Fawnskin, CA, April 15, 2013 – A man was found dead in Big Bear Lake yesterday. According to the San Bernardino Sun, the 50-year-old missing man from Sugarloaf was found in a car submerged in Big Bear Lake. Richard Adrian Cisneros was last seen on March 31 when he left a friend’s home in Fawnskin. He was later reported missing. The San Bernardino County Coroner said Cisneros was found by officials in a car at the bottom of the lake near Barbara Lee Lane. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the...

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Board Supports Inmate Education Program

San Bernardino, CA, April 13, 2013 – The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors passed an item at the April 9 board meeting that will provide job skills to County inmates. As a result of the board’s decision, the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center will now have an additional instructor for the Sheriff’s Inmate Culinary Program. The county offers more than 25 classes through the Sheriff’s Department InROADS program, which helps inmates attain employment and ease their transition upon release. Students who successfully complete the program receive a Certificate in Competency in Restaurant Occupations from the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and a Food Handler’s Certificate from the County’s Department of Public Health. The InROADS program also offers bakery, print shop, landscaping, computer and other vocational classes to...

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CDFW Asks The Public To Leave Young Wildlife Alone

Big Bear Valley, CA, April 12, 2013 – Spring is here and deer, bears, birds and other wildlife are busy caring for their newborn offspring. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife recommends that people leave young wildlife alone if they see them in the outdoors. The improper handling of young wildlife is a problem in California and across the nation, most commonly in the spring. People frequently encounter young wild animals and assume they need assistance or have been orphaned. However, in most cases neither assumption is true, and the animals should be left alone. Once a wild animal is separated from its mother, it can lose its ability to survive in the wilderness. The same danger applies to most animals, including bears, coyotes, raccoons and most birds. Disease is another reason that wild animals should never be handled. Wild animals can transmit diseases to humans, and the animals can also carry ticks, fleas and lice. The responsibility for intervention should be left to the Department of Fish & Wildlife. It is illegal to keep orphaned or injured animals for more than 48 hours in California. People can call a rehabilitator, who will determine whether there is a need for a rescue. For more information on wildlife rehabilitation, visit...

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