Author: Cathy Herrick

School District Holds Local Contractor Reception

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 2, 2016 – The Bear Valley Unified School District will be holding a reception for local contractors to share information on the Department of Industrial Relations and Public Works bidding process.  The guidelines changed in 2014 for public work contractors doing business where public funding is used for projects costing $1000 or more.  In an effort to encourage and educate local contractors on the bidding process for Big Bear school district jobs, the reception will be held on Thursday, December 8th from 3 to 5pm at the Bear Valley Unified School District Office at 42271...

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Rock & Brews To Open At San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino

Highland, CA, Wednesday, September 14, 2016 – Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS, greeted press at the future location of their upcoming restaurant, Rock & Brews, inside the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.  Simmons and Stanley were joined by restaurant co-founders Michael Zislis and Dave and Dell Furano on Wednesday to celebrate the brand’s ninth restaurant in California and nineteenth in the US and Mexico.  Rock & Brews is a one-of-a-kind, multi-sensory rock and roll inspired dining and entertainment concept designed to engage people of all ages.  As the first casino...

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Frontier Communications Landlines Down

UPDATE : August 23, 2016 – The cause of yesterday’s loss of phone service was due to a damaged fiber-optic cable providing service for Frontier Communications. Multiple agencies including Bear Valley Electric Service, Southwest Gas, Frontier, and CalTrans are working on projects on Big Bear Boulevard.  Yesterday early afternoon, a third-party construction contractor was digging equipment and damaged the underground fiber optic cable on Big Bear Boulevard near Stanfield Cutoff causing a temporary interruption of telecommunication service for Frontier’s customers.  Frontier technicians responded to assess the damage and restore service.  All services were restored by 5:11pm.  If Frontier customers are still without service or are in need of assistance, residential customers should call 800-921-8101 and business customers should call 800-921-8102. Big Bear, CA, August 22, 2016 – According to Fire Chief Jeff Willis, Frontier Communications landlines are not working.  The cause for this interruption of service is unknown.  Local fire authorities are working on a solution.  If you have an emergency, call 911 on either a cell phone or Charter Communications internet...

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Fatal Accident on SR-38

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 5, 2016 – On the morning of Sunday, July 3rd, Arrowhead Area CHP officers responded to the scene of a traffic collision on SR-38, also known as North Shore Drive, west of Minnesula Road by Juniper Point.  Eric Rhydale Caston, a 35 year old resident of Big Bear City, California, was driving west on the 38 in a White, Ford, F-250.  For an unknown reason, Caston allowed his vehicle to travel off the road and down an embankment.  Caston was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle.  As a result, he sustained fatal injuries and...

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Local Suspect Identified and Booked on Felony Charges of Starting a Fire

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 22, 2016 – Shortly before noon today, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a fire in the 200 block of North Starvation Flats Road in Big Bear Lake. Witnesses reported that the fire started immediately after two subjects left the area in a vehicle. Deputies conducted an area check and located the vehicle and subjects matching the description that was provided by witnesses. The occupants of the vehicle were identified as 47-year-old Lori Goetz and 30-year-old Dominique Deangelis, both local residents of Big Bear Valley. Through investigation, deputies...

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