Highway 18 Closed from Baldwin Lane to Lucerne Valley

Big Bear, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - At 2:47pm this afternoon, the Big Bear Sheriff's Department alerted KBHR of a road closure due to an accident on Highway 18 from Baldwin Lane to Lucerne Valley.  Around 1:45pm today, a deputy of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station was patrolling the area of E. Shay Road and N. Palamino Road in Baldwin Lake and … [Read more...]

CalTrans Works to Re-Open Hwy 18

Big Bear, CA, March 1, 2014, 10:00am - According to Terry Kasinga of CalTrans, crews are working to re-open Highway 18, the front grade, after closing the roadway yesterday morning due to large boulders and debris on the road as a result of severe weather conditions.  The route was closed at both the Big Bear Dam and Snow Valley, however, as of … [Read more...]

Charter Working Towards Full Restoration of Services

Big Bear, CA, December 3, 2013 - According to Charter's Regional Director of Communications, Brian Anderson, Charter crews are working towards complete restoration of Charter services to the Big Bear Valley.  Just before 2am this morning, it came to their attention that a large section of the Big Bear Valley was without service.  Upon … [Read more...]

Caltrans Continues Roadwork on Highway 18 Weekdays Through Monday

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 18, 2013 - Work is expected to continue on Big Bear Boulevard/Highway 18 in Big Bear Lake weekdays only between now and Monday, September 23rd between the hours of 7am and 12noon.  Caltrans only released information about their notice of work on this section of the highway as of 6pm last night, after the project was … [Read more...]

BVUSD Reviews Policy for Fundraising

Big Bear, CA, September 5, 2013 - Moving the open session of last night’s meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Bear Valley Unified School District proved to be a wise decision as community and school staff members filled the common room at North Shore Elementary School.  The hot topic was the issue of the sale of non-nutritious food for … [Read more...]

Arrest Made in Attempted Murder in Big Bear

Big Bear City, CA, August 26, 2013 - In a press release today issued by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, an arrest was made in the early morning hours on Saturday in Big Bear City for attempted murder.  The incident occurred Friday night, August 23rd, at 11:30pm in the 900 block of West Sherwood Boulevard involving the suspect, … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Phone System Failure Prompts Unavailability of “911″ System – Temporary Alternate Number Available

Big Bear, CA, August 22, 2013 - We have received reports that the Verizon and AT&T telephone systems are down in Running Springs, Arrowbear and Big Bear.  The cause is unknown.  According to Jeff Willis, Big Bear Fire Chief, the system failure has also prompted the "911" emergency system to be down.  Residents in need of "911" emergency … [Read more...]

Verizon Experiencing Problems – 911 Emergency System is Down – Alternate Number Available

Big Bear, CA, August 22, 2013 - The Verizon telephone system is down in Running Springs, Arrowbear and Big Bear.  The cause is unknown.  According to Jeff Willis, Big Bear Fire Chief, the Verizon failure has also prompted the "911" emergency system to be down.  Residents in need of "911" emergency service are advised to call 1-800-340-9110 until … [Read more...]

Small Earthquake Hits Sunday Morning East of Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA, July 28, 2013 - A small earthquake hit 6km East of Big Bear City this morning, according to the USGS, the United States Geological Survey team.  The earthquake occurred at 8:57am with a 2.6 magnitude. … [Read more...]

Death Investigation in Boulder Bay Area

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 25, 2013 - A report of the San Bernardino County Coroner’s department retrieving a body near Boulder Bay uncovered a presumed suicide according to the Big Bear Sheriff’s Department.  A call to law enforcement came in just before 9am this morning as a death investigation on Point Road in Big Bear Lake.  The identity … [Read more...]