Category: ALERTS/Breaking Big Bear News

Don’t Trash The Mountains

Big Bear, CA, December 29, 2016 – Hundreds of thousands of visitors will travel to San Bernardino Mountain resorts this winter for recreation. The California Department of Transportation released survey data in June 2016 that shows nearly half of all motorists surveyed admit to sometimes littering along the state’s highways. Yesterday, the Director of Caltrans District 8 joined San Bernardino County Supervisor (Second District) Janice Rutherford, the California Highway Patrol, the California Department of Forestry with support from the United States Forest Service, San Bernardino County Fire, Sheriff’s Department and County Public Works for a news conference to urge the public to...

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CalTrans Paving Project On State Route 18

Big Bear, CA, December 19, 2016 – The California Department of Transportation District 8 will be fog sealing and refreshing the temporary striping on State Route 18 this week between Running Springs and Snow Valley. This is to enhance the safety of the roadway during winter weather. The work is scheduled for Monday, December 19 through Wednesday, December 21 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Lane closures will be required so please plan on extra time for your commute. Know before you...

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Bear Valley Unified School District Seeks Applicants for Governing Board Seat

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 8, 2016 – The Bear Valley Unified School District Governing Board is now accepting applications from residents within the school district boundaries who are interested in serving on the Governing Board.  The vacant position was created by the resignation of Governing Board Member Paul Zamoyta.  The appointed individual will serve a term through December 2018.  Applications are available as of December 8th from the Bear Valley Unified School District office at 42271 Moonridge Road.  The deadline to submit completed application materials is 4pm on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.  The Governing Board will interview all qualified...

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Give BIG San Bernardino County Raises $271,044 for Nonprofits

San Bernardino County, CA, December 7, 2016 – Organizers are excited to announce that Give BIG San Bernardino County raised $271,044 for local nonprofits, surpassing last year’s $241,217 total. The Give BIG San Bernardino County campaign is a 24-hour fundraising web-a-thon benefiting San Bernardino County nonprofit organizations. The county proved it can come together in a spirit of generosity around Give BIG San Bernardino County to help and give hope to many who need it.  The 24-hour fundraising web-a-thon began at 12 a.m.the morning of November 29 and concluded at midnight that same night. Benefiting organizations with a range of missions including providing education to young parents, cultivating young philanthropists, connecting...

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Homicide Investigation in Running Springs

Running Springs, CA, December 5, 2016 – On Friday, December 2, 2016, at approximately 9:06 p.m., deputies from the Twin Peaks Station responded to the 31000 block of Wagon Wheel Drive in Running Springs for a report of a man suffering from trauma to his upper torso. The man, later identified as John Eastwood, a 45 year old resident of Twin Peaks, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail were requested and are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Troy Mooradian or Sergeant David Johnson at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at...

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