Women’s Club Flower Show

70th Annual Flower Show presented by the Women's Club of Big Bear Lake.  Theme:  Forest Friends & Flowers.  Free admission. Entries accepted 8:00 - 10:00 am fur judging in 17 categories.  Call 909-866-6777 for additional information.  Show held at the Big Bear Lake Civic Center, 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 … [Read more...]

Paving Repairs on Highway 18 May Cause Delays

Big Bear, Ca June 21, 2011 4:00 pm - A pavement repair project on State Route 18 going towards Lucerne Valley may affect commuters and other travelers on the highway between the hours of 6:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday CalTrans announced this morning.  This portion of the project began in the Big Bear Valley today and is expected to … [Read more...]

CSD Budget Approved

Big Bear City, CA  June 21, 2011 1:00 pm - At last night’s Community Services District meeting, the proposed 2011-2012 budget resolution was passed unanimously with no changes.  With all members present except for Karyn Oxandaboure, the board also passed the proposed ordinance to collect sewer fees with property taxes, and the proposed … [Read more...]

Big Bear Hams Have A Field Day

Photo courtesy Big Bear Amateur Radio Club

Big Bear, CA June 21, 2011 12:00 pm - What do communities do when phone lines, the Internet, and other communications are not working? During the recent tornadoes in the mid-west, amateur radio operators, often called “Hams”, stepped in.  Many times this was the only way emergency services personnel and victims of the storms could communicate. … [Read more...]

Paddling Under the Moon on Big Bear Lake

Paddle Under the Moon on Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, Ca  June 5, 2011 12:00 pm - Big Bear Lake has attracted canoe and kayak enthusiasts for many years.  With the large increase in the popularity of paddle sports, there have been even more paddlers on the lake each year.  A tradition during the warmer months has been the monthly full moon paddles run by the Mountain Paddle … [Read more...]

New Big Bear Wine Tasting Room is Open

Le Dolce Vita Wine Tasting

Big Bear Lake, Ca June 5, 2011 9:00 am - Le Dolce Vita is Big Bear’s new wine tasting room.  The wine bar opened May 28th in the Village, across from Northwoods Resort.  With a cozy Tuscan atmosphere, the tasting room features wines from boutique California wineries in tasting flights, by the glass, and by the bottle.  As part of this … [Read more...]

Public Asked to Help Find Missing Woman

Missing woman Kyle Anne Bates

Big Bear, Ca June 4, 2011 8:30 am - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s assistance to find a missing woman.  Kyle Anne Bates was last seen in the 700 block of Pine Avenue in Sugarloaf at 10:00 pm last night. She was wearing a Green Bay Packers green and gold jacket, blue jeans with black and white tennis shoes.  The … [Read more...]

Ski Pass for Sky Chair and Mountain Biking Too

Big Bear, Ca May 29, 2011 12:00 pm - In Big Bear this weekend, we are not sure if it is summer or winter.  As in other areas around the country, the cold and windy weather is reminding us that mountain conditions can be changeable in all seasons.  This last gasp of winter also reminds residents and visitors this is the last weekend to get a … [Read more...]

Book signing for School Gardens

Beth Gardner, lead author of What Grows in a Garden?, will join Katie Adams, the book's illustrator and a Big Bear High School sophomore, for a book signing on Sun., May 29 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Big Bear Book & Bean in the Village. Published by The Lighthouse Project, What Grows in a Garden? tells the story of Big Bear Elementary students, … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Ceremony in Veterans Park


Big Bear, Ca May 28, 2011 12:00 pm - A special program commemorating Memorial Day and the sacrifices made by United States military personnel will be held in Big Bear Lake on Monday.  A procession will leave will leave the intersection of Village Drive and Pine Knot Avenue at 9:30 am lead by Major Nelson Reynolds, US Air Force Retired and San … [Read more...]