City Council Of Big Bear Lake And Mayor Jahn Present Proclamations

Saunders-Retirement

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 17, 2012, 8:00am - The City Council of Big Bear Lake and Mayor Jahn presented three proclamations at Monday’s city council meeting.  For his years of service and dedication to our community as commander of the California Highway Patrol, Arrowhead office, Lieutenant Rick Saunders was thanked and acknowledged.  It was … [Read more...]

Start Smart Program

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Running Springs, CA, March 20, 2012, noon - Classes for Start Smart begin next week. The Start Smart program is a cooperative effort between the CHP, teenagers, and their parents.  The goal of the class is to help young drivers and their parents understand the responsibilities associated with driving a motor vehicle.  The class will also show how … [Read more...]

California Motorists Urged To Share The Road

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Sacramento, CA, March 13, 2012, noon - During the next several months, the CHP will use a federal grant to assist in reducing the number of people killed and injured in motorcycle-involved collisions. The Department continues to improve safety for everyone by placing an emphasis on the concept of sharing the road.  Enforcement and education … [Read more...]

CHP Teaches Mobility Independence

Sacramento, CA, February 20, 2012, 8:00am – Driving a car is part of maintaining an active, rewarding lifestyle. It means independence and freedom at any age. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) understands how much seniors enjoy driving, and offers a program to help seniors continue driving as long as possible and save lives. CHP personnel are … [Read more...]

Click It or Ticket

Big Bear, Ca, November 22, 2011, 3:00pm - The California Highway Patrol is participating in the Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign now through November 27th.  During this time, law enforcement throughout the state and the Big Bear Valley will be actively looking for drivers and passengers who are unbuckled.  The Click It or Ticket … [Read more...]

Highway 330 Temporarily Closed Due to Auto Accident

Big Bear, Ca, October 4, 2011, 12:00pm - Highway 330 is currently closed due to an accident involving a Sisco food truck, and a Ford Edge earlier today.  According to the California Highway Patrol approximately 40-60 gallons of fuel was spilled onto the roadway, and is currently being cleaned up.  One of the people involved in the accident has … [Read more...]

Highway 38 Closure Update

Angelus Oaks, CA, September 25, 2011, 7:00am - State Route 38 remains closed from Angelus Oaks to Jenks Lake Road West in the San Bernardino Mountains as a result of the traffic collision involving a fuel truck that released approximately 6,000 gallons of gasoline along the south shoulder of the highway. The contaminated material has been removed … [Read more...]

Overturned Oil Tanker Closes Highway 38

Big Bear, Ca, September 20, 2011, 8:30am - On September 19, at approximately 10:20 p.m., a fuel tanker filled with approximately 9000 gallons of gasoline overturned on Highway 38 approximately two miles east of Angelus Oaks.  According to Cal Trans and the California Highway Patrol approximately 8,300 gallons of fuel has spilled into the … [Read more...]

Big Bear Sheriff’s Station and CHP Had a Busy Weekend

Big Bear, Ca, September 19, 2011, 4:00pm - The California Highway Patrol, and the Big Bear Lake Sheriffs Department were both very busy this past weekend in Big Bear.  On Sunday a Hell’s Angels event was held at Chad’s Place in the village, bringing motorcycle clubs up to Big Bear from across California.  According to a representative from … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Motorcycle Fatality Identified as Cheryl Hightower

Big Bear, CA, August 31, 2011, 7:00pm - The victim of this morning’s fatal motorcycle accident at Greenway and North Shore Drive in Big Bear City has been identified as Cheryl Hightower, 65, of Hesperia.  Ms. Hightower had been a long time employee of the Snow Summit Corporation and was phasing out her employment for retirement.  Additionally, … [Read more...]