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Thursday 04/30/2015
Outings Leave 1 Dead, 1 Rescued
Posted: April 30, 2015

Having fun in the San Bernardino mountains has left one Deep Creek swimmer dead, while an injured hiker just below the old Cliffhanger restaurant ended up being a lot luckier.

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Thursday 04/30/2015
LACSD Anxiously Awaits State Ruling

BULLETIN—State water officials late Tuesday issued a final draft water-conservation framework for the state’s urban water suppliers, reducing the Lake Arrowhead Community Services District’s mandatory conservation figure to 16 percent, down from 28 percent. The change reflects LACSD officials’ argument that the former figure was too high because it was based on erroneous population statistics the state had used.

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Dam Commission Looking Closely at Planting Trees

In light of the governor’s executive order for water purveyors to reduce their consumption, Reese Troublefield, interim operations manager for the county’s Special Districts Department, met with Mark Lopez at the Lake Arrowhead Community Services District to discuss the Dam Commission’s wish to plant some trees and shrubbery at MacKay Park.

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Proposed Cell Tower Stirs Protests

Residents living off North Bay Road in Lake Arrowhead are protesting plans by the San Bernardino National Forest (SBNF) to construct a 74-foot-high cell tower on federal land homeowners say would be a blight on the beauty of the forest.

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Trustees Review Candidate Packets

After meeting for nearly 12 hours in closed session, Rim of the World Unified School District’s school board trustees on April 25 sorted through 22 applications for the job of Rim school superintendent.

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Monday 04/27/2015
LACSD Loses Round to State

State water officials have released a revised list of conservation targets water suppliers must achieve because of the drought, and the new figures have management at the Lake Arrowhead Community Services District (LACSD) scrambling to understand why their mandated goal has been raised.

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Grandview Closure Scatters Students

The impact of closing Grandview Elementary School, dispersing its 436 students among the three remaining Rim of the World elementary schools, is just beginning to be felt by students, parents and school district employees.

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Thursday 04/23/2015
Brush Fire Contained

A hiker’s cell phone call and help from a Forest Service spotter aircraft directing firefighters to the scene kept a Sunday afternoon vegetation fire not far from Grandview Elementary School limited to just a half-acre.

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Defensible Space: Critical to Your Home’s Safety

Given the four-year drought and the resurgence of the bark beetle, creating defensible space around your home is more important than ever.

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Fire Agency Closure Hearing Set

A protest hearing, one of the final steps needed before Crest Forest Fire Protection Agency closes its doors, is set for May 21 at 1 p.m. at the Local Agency Formation Commission for San Bernardino County’s (LAFCO) headquarters.

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Superintendent Hunt Narrows

By Mike Harris, Reporter

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