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...]

Fire Personnel Respond Quickly to Small Fire near Butler Peak

Big Bear, CA, July 25, 2013 - A small spot fire was reported just before 10am in the area of Butler Peak above Fawnskin.  The origin of the fire was originally reported as a possible downed aircraft but it has been confirmed that is not the case.  The fire is at about a quarter acre and appears to be a single tree lightening snag with heavy fuels … [Read more...]

Highway 38 Fully Opened and Crews Continue to Improve Mill Fire Line

Yucaipa, CA, June 29, 2013 - As of 8am this morning, Highway 38 completely re-opened eliminating the need for the detour through Oak Glen put into place last night as a result of the Mill Fire.  CAL Fire was assigned to the Mill Fire and crews continue to battle the blaze which has remained at 350 acres overnight and is at 20% containment as of … [Read more...]

CAL Fire Reaching Containment on Mill Fire

Yucaipa, CA, June 28, 2013 - As of 7pm, CAL Fire has reached 5% containment on the Mill Fire that has grown to 350 acres.  Additional hand crews have been ordered for tonight to work on the fire line and excellent progress is being made by fire personnel.  The fire still remains as no threat to the Big Bear Valley. … [Read more...]

Mill Fire Update and Highway 38 Re-Opens with Detour

Yucaipa, CA, June 28, 2013 - Cal Fire, the agency assigned to the Mill Fire, is reporting the fire to be remaining at 200 plus acres with no containment.  An evacuation was ordered earlier this afternoon for north of Carter and west of Bryant in the areas of Mentone and Yucaipa.  One house was partially damaged due to the fire.  Highway 38 has … [Read more...]