Prescribed Fire Planned Near Angelus Oaks

San Bernardino, CA, April 2, 2013 – Forest Service Fire crews are planning to burn about 120 acres as part of the Angelus Oaks Fuel Reduction project. Weather conditions permitting, firefighters expect the project to last one week, and they’re planning to begin work as early as April 8. The project area is located along Forest Road 1N12 … [Read more...]

Wildfire Home Assessment & Checklist

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 30, 2013 - A dry winter in California has officials concerned that this year’s wildfire season could arrive early and have more severe impacts. Already the state has had to battle early wildfires, including a fire in Riverside County on February 28. According to the National Weather Service, many areas in Southern … [Read more...]

Jeff Willis Is Fired Up Against Teen Violence

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 29, 2013 - As one of three candidates for Man About Town, Jeff Willis is seeking votes for the cause. All votes for the candidates come in the form of dollars, and the man raising the most money at the end wins the coveted title. Man About Town is a fundraiser sponsored by Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley. All … [Read more...]

Marine Corps Plane Disabled At Airport

Big Bear City, CA, March 28, 2013 - According to a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman, a Marine Corps T-34 was disabled on the runway of the Big Bear City Airport yesterday afternoon. Runway 26 at the airport was closed for about an hour. The nose wheel collapsed on the US Marine Corps training plane. An instructor and a pilot were on board … [Read more...]

Vietnam Veterans’ National Day Of Recognition

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 28, 2013 - American Legion Post 584 will “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans” on Saturday, March 30. The post, at 41606 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, will put out a food spread at 3 p.m. for all veterans who served in Vietnam. Interim Commander Bill Wilson said the post celebrates the national day of recognition and looks … [Read more...]

Tax Preparation Precautions

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 27, 2013 - It’s time to file your taxes, and you should be aware of safety precautions to protect your personal identity from being stolen. During tax season, a lot of sensitive, private information is exchanged causing consumers to be vulnerable. The following five tips will protect your personal identification during … [Read more...]

Micro-Earthquake Near Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA, March 26, 2013 - A micro earthquake occurred at 1:17pm this afternoon. The magnitude 2.9 event occurred 5 miles East South-East of Big Bear City. There are no reports of any damage or injuries. … [Read more...]

US Forest Service Prescribed Burn

Seven Oaks, CA, March 26, 2013 - Smoke may be visible today (Tuesday, March 26) near Glass Road and Highway 38 near Seven Oaks. The US Forest service wants the public to know that a prescribed burn will be taking place today, so you may see smoke in the area. … [Read more...]

New Electronic Health Record System

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 26, 2013 - In order to improve service, Bear Valley Community Healthcare District will be implementing a new electronic health record system beginning April 1, 2013. The new system will improve the hospital’s ability to access records, and coordinate care and services provided. On your next visit to the hospital, you will … [Read more...]

Big Bear THRIVES! Gathering

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 23, 2013 - The next Big Bear THRIVES! gathering will be on Sunday, March 24th from 3:00 – 5:30 pm at the Big Bear Discovery Center.  “Urban farmer” Fran Wyman will give a presentation on Starting Indoors for a Great Outdoor Vegetable Garden.  Fran is well known as the co-founder of the Community Garden, and she’s … [Read more...]