Skip Suhay passes away … “We mourn the loss of this dedicated leader”

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Big Bear Lake, Ca May 7, 2014 - After his battle with cancer Skip Suhay, business owner and local political leader passes away on May 4th, 2014. This statement was released from the Big Bear Lake Municipal Water District: “It is said that the measure of a great Board member is the value and effectiveness of the policies he or she develops over … [Read more...]

First National Bank of Southern California and First Mountain Bank Announce Merger Agreement

San Diego and Big Bear Lake, California, May 5, 2014 - First National Bank of Southern California and First Mountain Bank announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which First National Bank of Southern California will acquire First Mountain Bank for approximately $14.1 million in cash.  The purchase price is … [Read more...]

KBHR Motor Sports Report 5-9-2014

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Big Bear City, Ca.  May 9, 2014- On the local racing scene it was a full house for the season kickoff at the Orange Show in San Bernardino.  The Big Bear fans were out in force as the promoters proved once again that entertainment priced well will attract families.   With 70 cars racing and over 2500 in attendance Bir Bear racer Jesse Lawson in … [Read more...]

KBHR Motor Sports Report

The KBHR motorsports report is up next …   fueled with passion .. driven on the edge.  20 years ago .. Senna .. the F1 racer will killed in Imola, Italy, in fact he was described as perhaps one of the best drivers of all time but that shocking weekend began with the death of Austrian rookie Ratzenberger as well.  All worth mentioning as … [Read more...]

Grand Prix of Long Beach “Bucket Seats”

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Long Beach, Ca April 9, 2014 - The best street race and road race festival of the year returns “The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach”.  The Grand Prix of Long Beach is a special place where open wheel cars and Endurance sports cars battle it out on the narrow confines of the street track backdropped by the Shoreline Village Marina.  Formula … [Read more...]

Bottom time for Pirate Ship “Time Bandit”

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Big Bear Lake, CA  March 2 2014 - The tour boat with it's famous movie history "Time Bandit" or simply known as "The Pirate Ship" fell victim to recent hard rains and heavy wet snow.  The Time Bandit is now sitting on the bottom at it's home port Holloway's Marina.  According to owner Loren Hafen, he believes that the storm was just too much for … [Read more...]

Acosta Bankruptcy Halts Property Auction

Big Bear City, CA 2/28/2014 6:30 pm  - According to owner of A.J. Acosta Tree Service, Andy Acosta today filed personal and business bankruptcy in federal court.  This has resulted in halting the auction of his property on North Shore for now, which was scheduled to begin Saturday March 1, 2014.  According to Mr. Acosta, federal bankruptcy was … [Read more...]

Widespread Power Outage, Tree Branches Blamed

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Big Bear Valley, CA October 2, 2013 - A widespread power outage affected most of the Big Bear Valley this morning.  It was described by a Big Bear Firefighter as a minor tree branch issue.  Although minor it was on a critical line in Big Bear City near Greenway.  It took about an hour to restore power to the majority of the valley, with some … [Read more...]

Major Structure Fire At Riffenburgh Lumber Yard

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Big Bear Lake, CA September 29, 2013 9:00 am - A major structure fire was reported Sunday morning around 7:00 am burning at the Riffenburgh Lumber property.  Two structures near the rear of the property on the north end were fully engulfed in flames as the Big Bear Fire department arrived.  Both structures could be considered a total loss. … [Read more...]

Passing of Marge McDonald

Big Bear City, CA August 10, 2013, updated:  Marge McDonald of Sugarloaf passed away on Friday August 9, 2013. The Memorial Service is scheduled for Sunday, August 18th at 4:00 PM at Summit Christian Fellowship located at 41965 Garstin Dr. in Big Bear Lake, across from the DWP office. Marge McDonald served the public as an elected official on … [Read more...]

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