San Bernardino County bolsters public safety with addition of more sheriff’s deputies
Thirteen new deputies have been added to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in an effort to bolster public safety across three county supervisory districts. The additional deputies strategically be placed across the district, focusing on areas identified as priority zones for crime prevention and proactive policing efforts. Their duties will encompass various responsibilities,...
Dog attacks two children on walk to school in Victorville
VICTORVILLE, Calif. - Two children were attacked by a dog on their walk to school Thursday morning, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. Deputies from the Victorville Police Station were dispatched at approximately 7:02 a.m. to the 13800 block of Mesa Linda Avenue after receiving a report of a child who was bitten by a dog.
Winter Storm Warning issued March 1 at 12:01PM PST until March 3 at 6:00AM PST by NWS San Diego CA
* WHAT…Heavy snow expected above 6500 feet. Total snow. accumulations of 2 to 6 inches at 6500-7000 feet, and 8 to 12. inches above 7000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 80 mph. * WHERE…San Bernardino County Mountains. * WHEN…From 10 PM this evening to 6 AM PST...
🚒 Update: Fire-Induced Closure on I-15 Northbound in San Bernardino County
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. Local transportation officials have issued a fire alert leading to the closure of the northbound lanes on Interstate 15 near the Blue Cut area. The incident, which has necessitated the immediate shutdown of this portion of the Mojave Freeway, is expected to impact traffic patterns in the region. Commuters traveling northbound on I-15 in San Bernardino County are advised to seek alternative routes as emergency services are on the scene dealing with the situation. Updated information will be provided as it becomes available to ensure the public is informed on this ongoing incident.
Palms ‘n Paws animal shelter offering special “29” dog adoptions
The Twentynine Palms animal shelter is offering a special “29” themed dog adoption event. Any dog who has been in the shelter for more than 29 days can be adopted for the discounted fee of $29. All month long, the city-run Palms ‘n Paws Animal Shelter will be...
San Bernardino County Seniors 55+: Secure Permanent Jobs with DAAS-PG's Paid Training Program
The Department of Aging and Adult Services-Public Guardian (DAAS-PG) is calling for seniors aged 55 and above to join the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). This program, funded by the Older Americans Act Title V, offers part-time job training for eligible, unemployed San Bernardino County residents who meet federal low-income criteria. The SCSEP aims to help seniors secure permanent jobs.
🔥 Update on SR-330 Fire Incident Near Manzanita Flats, San Bernardino County
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. Local authorities have issued a fire alert for SR-330 in the vicinity of Manzanita Flats. The incident has occurred along the Steve Faris Memorial Highway in San Bernardino County. Emergency services are currently on the scene, and it is advised that commuters avoid the area and seek alternate routes until further notice. The coverage of the incident is ongoing, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
🌫️ Update: Low Visibility Alert for Cajon Pass - Drive Carefully
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. Local transportation authorities have reported low clouds and fog in the Cajon Pass area affecting visibility for drivers traveling on the Mojave Freeway. Motorists are advised to drive with caution while passing through this location. Ensure that headlights are on and maintain a safe following distance to prevent any accidents. Stay tuned for further updates on these conditions and drive safely.
San Bernardino County Honored with State and National Awards for Community Programs
San Bernardino County has received two California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Challenge Awards, distinguishing it among California's 58 counties. The awards were given at a Board of Supervisors meeting on February 27, 2024. CSAC CEO Graham Knaus praised the county's commitment to the community.
⚠️ Traffic Alert Update: Ongoing Daytime Work on I-15 and SR-138 in San Bernardino County, CA 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Southern California. Local commuters and travelers in San Bernardino County should be aware of the continuing daytime work that is taking place on both I-15 and SR-138. According to the latest updates, this work started on March 4th and will continue through March 8th, between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:30 pm each day. While commuter access remains open, significant delays can be expected as the construction work progresses. All those planning to use these routes during the said times are advised to plan their route ahead to avoid any inconvenience. For a smooth transit, it's important for travelers to check for the latest alerts and updates regarding the ongoing work.For more detailed information, commuters can consult the recent alerts by visiting the provided links: For the English version: https://t.co/zdxmHswauzFor the Spanish version: https://t.co/XZpDAmYTRGRemember that staying informed can save time and help manage better travel itineraries during construction periods.
Charges Filed Against Suspects for the Mass Murder of Six Men in Rural San Bernardino County Desert
On January 23, 2024, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department responded to the rural unincorporated desert area of Adelanto after a 911 call from Franklin Bonilla, stating he had been shot. Upon arrival, five deceased individuals were located and a short time later, Mr. Bonilla was found deceased nearby. Detectives with San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department Specialized Investigations Division Homicide Detail assumed the investigation and identified five suspects. Jose Nicolas Hernandez-Sarabia, Toniel Beaz-Duarte, Mateo Beaz-Duarte, Jose Gregorgio Hernandez Sarabia, and Jose Manuel Burgos Parra.
'We will stop this': Neighbors challenge plans for Twentynine Palms resort
TWENTYNINE PALMS — A group of Indian Cove residents objected to a company’s plans to build a 130-cabin resort in their neighborhood during a meeting held Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Elks Lodge. “I don’t understand why it needs to be in our neighborhood,” Dana Longuevan told company...
⚠️ Chain Requirement Update for Local Mountains in San Bernardino County
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. Local authorities have issued a chain alert for motorists planning to travel through the mountains in San Bernardino County. Chains are now required due to current weather conditions affecting the area of 41135 Detective Jeremiah MacKay Memorial Highway. Drivers are advised to exercise caution and be prepared with the necessary equipment before entering the mountain roads. This safety measure is to ensure the safety of all travelers amidst the challenging driving conditions. Please stay updated on any further announcements from transportation agencies.
San Bernardino County Introduces ODASH to Combat Local Opioid Crisis
San Bernardino County has introduced the Opioid Data Analytics and Surveillance for Harm Reduction (ODASH). This tool aims to provide insights into the opioid crisis through visual data representation. It includes overdose rates, geographic and demographic trends. Healthcare professionals, policymakers, and public health officials can use it to address this health issue.
Celebrating Our Local Heroes: San Bernardino County Honors Social Workers This March
March is Social Worker Appreciation Month, a time to honor the work of social workers. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has chosen 'Empowering Social Workers' as the theme for 2024. San Bernardino County is using this month to highlight the work of social workers, especially those in Children and Family Services (CFS), the Department of Aging and Adult Services-Public Guardian (DAAS-PG), and the Department of Behavioral Health.
Bailey and Maggie’s Cap Rock Ceremony With Matching Heart Sunglasses & an Epic Convertible
Bailey and Maggie decided to rock the cool desert vibe during their elopement with matching sunglasses in Joshua Tree. They even drove out to their ceremony in a convertible and danced under the sunset. Get all the details from their adventure and their ceremony at Cap Rock. Are you ready...