State Route 18 Closure Scheduled For Winter Weather Preparation

UPDATE!! CHANGE OF TIME OF CLOSURE. AS OF OCTOBER 2, 2015 CALTRANS IS REPORTING THAT THE CLOSURE IS NOW SCHEDULED AS A DAYTIME EVENT. HIGHWAY 18 WILL BE CLOSED FROM 8:00 AM TILL 4:00 PM, OCTOBER 12 TO OCTOBER 29, 2015.  ORIGINAL REPORT Big Bear, CA September 21, 2015 - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), will close State Route 18 in the “Arctic … [Continue reading]

Give BIG San Bernardino County Returns December 1st

Big Bear, CA October 5, 2015 - The 24-hour online web-a-thon is an easy and convenient way to give to favorite causes, charities, and nonprofits in the community.  Last year, the 2014 Give BIG campaign provided $548,214 to support the work of nonprofits in our region.  Big Bear was well represented in the campaign and took the top three spots in the number of individual … [Continue reading]

Hear The Beep Where You Sleep

Big Bear, CA, October 4, 2015 - Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!? This is the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, 2015. Studies show that half of home fire deaths result from fires reported at night between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. when most people are asleep. Home smoke alarms can alert people to a fire before it spreads, … [Continue reading]

Kristine Yoshida selected to receive Woman of Distinction Award

Big Bear, CA October 3, 2015 - State Senator Mike Morrell of the 23rd District recognizes woman who have gone above and beyond to serve others through community service or civic involvement.  Kristine Yoshida, from Big Bear Lake has been selected to receive the Woman of Distinction award on October 16th, 2015. Kristine, along with her husband Jeff and two teenage sons Cole … [Continue reading]

Be Prepared As We Enter Height of Fire Season

Big Bear, CA, October 1, 2015 - Although fire season has become year round, the height of fire season in San Bernardino County is October and November when the Santa Ana winds blow. As fires burn across California and no end in sight of a four-year drought, now is the time to prepare for wildfire and a possible evacuation. In June of this year over 31,000 acres were scorched in … [Continue reading]

Traffic Collision on Big Bear Blvd

Big Bear Lake, CA 9-29-15 2:45 PM - At approximately 12:37 pm today, a traffic collision was reported in front of Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain.  Reports indicate a two  vehicle collision with only one passenger in each vehicle.  The Male driver of Vehicle A  was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional to be treated for major injuries and the Female driver of Vehicle B was taken … [Continue reading]