Shootout: 1 deputy killed, 1 wounded, sources tell L.A. Times

From The Los Angeles Times One of the deputies involved in a gun battle Tuesday afternoon with fugitive former police officer Christopher Dorner has died of his wounds, law enforcement sources told The Times. The San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, … [Read more...]

Sheriff McMahon has asked that helicopters pull back

Sheriff McMahon has asked that helicopters pull back or leave the area of the barricaded suspect. Gunfire is being exchanged between law enforcement and the suspect; news personnel are in danger and could contribute to officer safety on the ground. View Larger Map … [Read more...]

Cabin Fire Near Big Bear City Airport

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Big Bear City, Ca - January 14, 2013, 11:50 AM - Fire crews of Big Bear Fire responded to a reported fire in the 700 block of West Country Club, just after 11 AM today.  As they arrived one small cabin was fully engulfed and a second cabin next door was also involved.  A lot of  smoke was seen throughout the Big Bear Valley prompting many calls … [Read more...]

City Council reorganized for the upcoming year

Mayor Jahn presents Liz Harris with a "schooled" bear for her retirement from Big Bear Lake City Counil

At Monday night’s Council meeting, City Council reorganized for the upcoming year as follows.  The council selected Jay Obernolte for the position of Mayor.  David Caretto was elected as Mayor Pro Tem.  Rick Herrick was selected as Chair of the Successor Agency and Bill Jahn as Vice-Chair.  Bill Jahn was selected to service as Chairman of the … [Read more...]

A Celebration of Life for Debby Dokter

Big Bear Lake, CA November 24, 2012 11:30 am - Celebration of the Life of Debby Dokter will be Thanksgiving Sunday, November 25. After a long illness, Debby passed away on November 4 at the family home with her husband Garry and family at her side.The afternoon occasion will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.at the Dokter home, located at … [Read more...]

Big Bear Election Results

The candidates in BOLD will take office. The final and official count will be tallied later. Congressional - District 8 PAUL COOK 58.85% GREGG IMUS 41.15% State Senator - District 23 BILL EMMERSON 56.72% MELISSA O'DONNELL 43.28% State Assembly - District 33 TIM DONNELLY 61.50% JOHN COFFEY 38.50% Bear Valley Unified School … [Read more...]

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Car Enthusiasts and the Monterey Peninsula 2012

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Monterey Peninsula, CA - Big Bear Lake, CA, August 22, 2012 - The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion attracted over 30,000 spectators and is crowned as it is the biggest and best vintage event of the year attracting over 550 race cars.  In celebration of Carroll Shelby's life the Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca managed to attract greatest gathering … [Read more...]

This Weeks Car Events on the Monterey Peninsula is an Attainable Automobile Treat

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Monterey, CA, August 14, 2012 - For most car enthusiasts there are only a few bucket list events that one can realistically attend, perhaps  Daytona or Indy but for everyone who lives on the West Coast this weeks car events on the Monterey peninsula is an attainable automobile treat.  With so many great car shows, races and auctions crammed into … [Read more...]

For Ryan Hall “It just wasn’t in the cards

Ryan Hall and teammate Abdi Abdirahman drop out of Olympic Marathon around mile 11 and within minutres of each other. Hall described his race in an interview with NBC. “Just had some hamstring tightness going into the race and it was something that was getting progressively worse as I was going, and I start to feel my stride start to alter. … [Read more...]