The New Big Bear Alpine Zoo

Big Bear Lake, CA August 26, 2015 - Big Bear is one step closer to getting a new zoo.   Supervisor James Ramos announced at Monday's Big Bear Lake City Council meeting that a ground breaking ceremony will take place as early as December of this year.   The building plans and specifications are nearly complete which include a peer review.   Next the construction bidding … [Continue reading]

Summit Fire

Big Bear, Ca, 8/26/15, 10:00am UPDATE - Fire personnel have increased the containment of the Summit Fire to 50% today with the size of the fire remaining at 100 acres. Big Bear, Ca, 8/25/15, 1:10pm UPDATE- Today, fire crews and sawyers, timber cleaning personnel, are working to mitigate the standing dead and burned trees within the Summit Fire area and improve and extend … [Continue reading]

All BVUSD Schools Re-Open Tomorrow

Big Bear, CA, August 25, 2015, 1:10pm - The Bear Valley Unified School District has announced that Big Bear Valley schools will re-open and be back in session tomorrow, Wednesday, August 26th. … [Continue reading]

Another Day of No School for BVUSD Students in Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 24, 2015 - As a result of the poor air quality caused by the Summit Fire, all schools in the Bear Valley Unified School District will be closed again on Tuesday, August 25th.  This does not effect Fallsvale School in Forest Falls which will be open.  The District Office will be opened on Tuesday. … [Continue reading]

No School Today For Sites Within the Big Bear Valley

Big Bear Lake, Ca 6:00 am - School cancelled for Monday August 24th. The Bear Valley Unified School District has determined that because of evacuation orders that include areas near their schools and citing student and staff safety, schools in the Big Bear Valley will be closed today.  The Fallsvale school site will remain in session today.  Additionally, school facilities … [Continue reading]

Boating Under the Influence

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 19, 2015 - Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on August 17, deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a male adult being severely injured as a result of a boating accident on Big Bear Lake. While on vacation in Big Bear, Shillan Jalalian and Iman Jalalian, sister and brother, rented a boat from a local marina. Shillan was driving … [Continue reading]