Prescribed Fire Near Angelus Oaks Delayed To Wednesday

Angelus Oaks, CA, April 9, 2013 - The prescribed fire planned for Tuesday near Angelus Oaks has been delayed to Wednesday April 10 due to unfavorable conditions. Firefighters will continue to assess the weather and resources before starting the burn project. … [Read more...]

Bumpy plane landing results in minor injuries

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 5, 2013 - On Saturday, April 06, 2013 at 10:41 a.m., sheriff’s dispatch received a call of a plane down in Big Bear.  The plane went down (in what was probably more of a hard landing) near the south shore line. Several passengers were able to exit the plane and two of them have minor injuries.  Deputies and medical aid … [Read more...]

Micro-Earthquake Near Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA, March 26, 2013 - A micro earthquake occurred at 1:17pm this afternoon. The magnitude 2.9 event occurred 5 miles East South-East of Big Bear City. There are no reports of any damage or injuries. … [Read more...]

US Forest Service Prescribed Burn

Seven Oaks, CA, March 26, 2013 - Smoke may be visible today (Tuesday, March 26) near Glass Road and Highway 38 near Seven Oaks. The US Forest service wants the public to know that a prescribed burn will be taking place today, so you may see smoke in the area. … [Read more...]

Arson Suspect Charged

San Bernardino, CA, March 22, 2013 - The man suspected of starting five wildfires yesterday in Waterman Canyon, Jaried Escobedo, has been charged with arson and bail set at $250,000. The fires in Waterman Canyon above San Bernardino were quickly knocked down Thursday afternoon by firefighters. The suspect, 27-year-old Jaried Escobedo of San … [Read more...]

Waterman Canyon Fires

San Bernardino, CA, March 21, 2013 - Five suspicious fires in Waterman Canyon above San Bernardino were quickly knocked down Thursday afternoon and a suspect has been taken into custody. Initially, it was unclear what charges Jaried Escobedo will face. The 27-year-old from San Bernardino was treated for injuries he sustained when he was trying to … [Read more...]

Suspect on the loose after Yucaipa shooting

Brian David Forrett 664.187 Yucaipa

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 2, 2013 - Local sheriffs are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for the attempted murder of a peace officer. On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:19 a.m. a deputy from the Yucaipa station responded to a report of an unwanted person, and was met with gunfire.  The suspect also rammed the patrol car with his … [Read more...]

Sheriff Schedules Press Conference

San Bernardino,  CA, February 13, 2013 - Sheriff John McMahon will be having a press conference at  4:00 p.m. today, February 13th. The press conference will be held at Sheriff’s Headquarters located at 655 E. Third Street in San Bernardino.  Information regarding the Christopher Dorner investigation will be released at that time. Identities … [Read more...]

Shootout: 1 deputy killed, 1 wounded, sources tell L.A. Times

From The Los Angeles Times One of the deputies involved in a gun battle Tuesday afternoon with fugitive former police officer Christopher Dorner has died of his wounds, law enforcement sources told The Times. The San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, … [Read more...]

Dorner Manhunt Intensifies In The Big Bear Area

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 12, 2013 - According to the Press Enterprise all mountain roads are closed, including Highway 18, 330 and Highway 38,” Sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said. “No one’s coming off the mountain and no one’s getting off.” No injuries have been reported. Shortly after 12:30, a woman called to report she was … [Read more...]