Speech Contest Focuses on Bullying

Big Bear, Ca, February 24, 2012, 3:00pm - The American Association of University Women in conjunction with Bearly Speaking Toastmasters will be holding a speech contest on February 28th for actively enrolled high school students.  The speech contest will focus on the topic of “Bullying: So What?” and so far there are 10 contestants, and more … [Read more...]

BVUSD Board Of Trustees To Meet For Special Workshop

Big Bear, Ca, February 23, 2012, 3:00pm - There will be a special meeting of the  Bear Valley Unified School District on Friday, February 24th at the Big Bear Middle School Library at 5:00pm.  The meeting will focus on a workshop discussing the second interim, which entails the BVUSD board of trustees setting a goal of having a positive … [Read more...]

Fire Restrictions Reduced on National Forest Land

Big Bear, Ca, February 23, 2012, 12:00pm - With the recent winter weather the Big Bear Valley, and surrounding San Bernardino National Forest received, fire restrictions have once again been reduced.  Under normal winter weather conditions fire restriction remain reduced throughout the winter months, however this year fire restrictions were … [Read more...]

15 Year Old Resident Arrested After Being Linked to Local Burglaries

Big Bear, Ca, February 22, 2012, 5:00pm - At approximately 12:30 p.m. today, Detectives of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station arrested a 15-year-old male juvenile, resulting in the clearance of at least five burglary cases in Sugarloaf.  Detectives received information that the juvenile was breaking into and staying at vacant houses.  Detectives … [Read more...]

Cross & Kids Jam For Strings!

Big Bear, Ca, February 22, 2012, 1:00pm - With statewide budget cuts to education over the last few years, extra curricular programs such as the Big Bear Elementary Strings program have not received funding, resulting in the need to self fund the program.  There will be a fundraiser for the Bear Valley Unified School District Elementary Strings … [Read more...]

Fundraiser for 25 Year Old Kim Fares, Who is Battling Stage 4 Breast Cancer

Kim after donating her hair

Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2012, 5:00pm - The Hacienda Grill will be holding a fundraiser for local 25 year old Kim Fares, who is currently fighting Stage 4 Breast Cancer.  The Hacienda Grill will donate 30% of their proceeds from orders off their regular menu on Wednesday, February 21st, and will also donate 50 cents for each “like” they get … [Read more...]

Big Bear Idol Competition Sends 11 Finalists to District Competition Finals

Big Bear Idol 2012 Contestants

Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2012, - Big Bear Idol took place this last Saturday, and high schoolers from throughout the Big Bear Valley competed for cash prizes in the Big Bear Lake Rotary Club sponsored event!  Nineteen contestants performed in one of three categories: Classical, Non-Classical, and Instrumental.  Those who received 1st place in … [Read more...]

Big Bear Airport and Bear Valley Electric Work Together: Save $, Save Energy


Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2012, 12:00pm - The Big Bear Airport District is saving money, and helping Bear Valley Electric save energy in the process.  The Airport and Bear Valley Electric have been working together to save energy at the airport for over a year, by doing two main projects:  retrofitting the old inefficient lighting in the … [Read more...]

USARC Ski-A-Thon Helps Those With Disabilities Enjoy The Slopes


Big Bear, Ca, February 20, 2012, 3:00pm - Skiers and snowboarders can spend a day on the slopes, never wait in a lift line, enjoy a complimentary lunch, have chances to win great prizes, celebrate at an after-ski party with silent auction and entertainment, and do it all to support children and adults with disabilities. The 2012 USARC Ski-A-Thon is … [Read more...]

USARC Ski-A-Thon

The United States Adaptive Recreation Center in Big Bear Lake is having a Ski A Thon on Saturday, March 3rd at Bear Mountain Resort in Big Bear.  Individuals or Teams of four can enter the event which will include lift ticket, line cutting privileges, t shirt, lunch and more.  For more information call 909 584-0269. … [Read more...]