The “Lake Fire” Complete Story as Updated

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Big Bear City, CA June 29, 2015 8:30 PM - The Lake Fire is entering the second week, containment remains at 60% with 30,726 acres in the burn zone.  Many fire personnel are reaching their maximum work period of 14 days in a row and will get 2 days off before they are allowed to return.  The Incident Command Center at Big Bear High School was … [Read more...]

Overturned Truck on Highway 38 Forces Full Closure

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Angelus Oaks, CA June 6, 2015 - Shortly after 7:00 a.m. this morning, a big rig carrying lumber overturned on Highway 38 approximately 5 miles east of Angelus Oaks. As a result, there is a hard closure in place on Highway 38 from Angelus Oaks to Lake Williams. The closure is anticipated to last 4-6 hours. Information will be updated as it … [Read more...]

EBBIE Award for Excellence in Business

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The Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting on Tuesday June 2nd, 2015.  It was well attended with over 120 in attendance.   The program was highlighted by the presentations of the Business of the Year awards so called EBBIE Award for Excellence in Business.    Big Bear Lake Brewing Company, Re Max Big Bear and Big Bear Helicopters were … [Read more...]

Suspicious Fire Under Investigation

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Big Bear City, Ca May 15, 2015 – The Big Bear Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 400 block of Barrett Way in Big Bear City at approximately 7:30 am on Friday, May 15, 2015.  Upon arrival of fire crews, a single family home was engulfed in flames with fire exposure to the neighboring house.  Big Bear Boulevard had to … [Read more...]

FRIDAY’S MEN’S & WOMEN’S INDIVIDUAL TIME TRIALS WILL BE RELOCATED TO SANTA CLARITA DUE TO WEATHER CONCERNS

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Big Bear Lake, CA - May 13, 2015 – Due to the forecast of snow and low temperatures, the Amgen Tour of California organizers have determined that race day conditions will not be safe for riders, teams, partners, fans or staff participating or attending the Individual Time Trial events scheduled for Friday, May 15 at Big Bear Lake. In order … [Read more...]

Traffic Delays and Hard Road Closures – Amgen Tour of California – Friday, May 15th – Big Bear Lake to Fawnskin – Ending 4:00 PM

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Big Bear Lake, CA - May 15, 2015 - Traffic Delays and Hard Road Closures - Amgen Tour of California - Friday, May 15th - Big Bear Lake.   Click on the story for route maps.  Be prepared for travel disruptions on Friday, May 15th, 2015 for Stage 6 of the Amgen Tour of California.   Regardless of the possibility of wet weather, hundreds of … [Read more...]

Settlement Announced For Horse Chase Incident Aired on NBC

San Bernardino CA, April 21, 2015 -   In order to avoid litigation expenses, the County and Francis Jared Pusok have finalized a $650,000 settlement in connection with Pusok's April 9th arrest in the High Desert. Suspect, Francis Pusok, fled in a vehicle. Deputies pursued Pusok through areas of Apple Valley then he fled on foot then followed by … [Read more...]

World-Class Drivers at Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

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Long Beach, CA April, 15, 2015 - The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach returns this weekend so it’s time to enjoy some turbocharged action.  Motor sports racing is one of America’s favorite spectator sports.   I don’t need to explain to passionate sports fans why that is.   Motorsports racing delivers the burning desire to win, … [Read more...]

Mammoth now owns Big Bear Mountain Resorts

Big Bear Lake, CA. March 3, 2015 - In a recent letter sent to Snow Summit stockholders sale of Big Bear Mountain Resorts to Mammoth Mountain was closed on Friday, February 27th.  A momentous day for the Big Bear Valley but it was possibly overshadowed by the pending weekend snowstorms.  Snow Summit began life as a modest ski endeavor with a … [Read more...]

Lucky Kayakers get Quick Rescue from Big Bear Lake Patrol

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Big Bear Lake, CA February 12 , 2015 -  Spending time on the lake in a boat or kayak in the winter months can be a deadly combination even if the sun is out and temperatures are a balmy 50 degrees.  Always use caution, wear a life vest and realize that regular patrol of the lake is not possible in the colder months.   The water is cold and … [Read more...]