IRS Phone Scam

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Big Bear, CA, September 4, 2015 - Yesterday, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station received a report from a local resident who conveyed they had been contacted via telephone by a subject claiming to be a representative from the IRS. They were able to provide personally identifying information about the resident to initially make them believe the call … [Read more...]

SR 18 Paving Project Set to Begin September 9th

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Big Bear, CA, Sept. 2, 2015 - The California Department of Transportation District 8 has awarded a $4.1 million project to Matich Corporation that will pave three major segments of State Route 18 between Talmadge Road (at Red Ant Hill) to the SR-138 junction in Crestline, CA. The segments are: Talmadge Road in the City of Big Bear Lake to SR-38 … [Read more...]

Personnel Changes for BVUSD

Big Bear, CA, August 28, 2015, 8:00am - Internal personnel changes within the Bear Valley Unified School District will help to fill the voids left by Mike Ghelber and Paulina Ugo.  Ghelber has been Big Bear High School's Principal for 8 years and has accepted the position of Director of Human Resources for the Coachella Valley Unified School … [Read more...]

Boating Under the Influence

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Big Bear Lake, CA, August 19, 2015 - Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on August 17, deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a male adult being severely injured as a result of a boating accident on Big Bear Lake. While on vacation in Big Bear, Shillan Jalalian and Iman Jalalian, sister and brother, rented a boat from a … [Read more...]

First Death From West Nile Virus Confirmed

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San Bernardino County, CA, August 18, 2015 - San Bernardino County Department of Public Health has confirmed the first death from West Nile Virus in 2015. A total of five WNV cases have been confirmed within the County this year. San Bernardino County reported eight confirmed cases at this time in 2014 with no deaths. Throughout the state, there … [Read more...]

Fun Run Car Show This Weekend

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Big Bear Lake, CA, August 7, 2015 - The 26th annual Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club Fun Run Car Show will take place on Saturday August 8th from 9 am until 3 pm in the downtown Village area of Big Bear Lake. The Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club reports a total sell-out of 535 pre-1975 automobiles, pick-up trucks,Cobras, Corvettes, Hot Rods, … [Read more...]

Bounty Offered for Drone Operators

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San Bernardino County, CA, August 5, 2015 - Drone operators have been asked repeatedly not to fly their aircraft during wildfires. But at crucial moments in each of the wildfires that have broken out in San Bernardino County so far this year, fire-fighting air tankers had to be diverted away from their targets because of the presence of small … [Read more...]

Board of Supervisors Seeks Applicants For Two New Construction Panels

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Big Bear, CA, July 29, 2015 - The County Board of Supervisors is looking for residents to serve on two newly created construction review panels, the Building and Safety Appeals Board and the Physically Disabled Access Appeals Board. "The missions of these boards are important, and I urge anyone who feels they are qualified and who is interested … [Read more...]

City, Parks, and Schools Compete For DWP’s Biggest Loser

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Big Bear, CA, July 27, 2015 - The spreadsheets are complete, the meters read, the data is entered and the results are in. The Bear Valley Unified School District  has won Round One for the Big Bear Lake Department of Water’s Biggest Loser competition. In May Reggie Lamson, the DWP General Manager, and Sierra Orr, Water Conservation and Public … [Read more...]

Fire Fighters Host Blood Drive

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  Big Bear, CA, July 22, 2015 - On July 28, 2015, the Big Bear Professional Fire Fighters of Local 935 will be hosting a Blood Drive. Lifestream, your local blood bank, issued a challenge to local fire fighters and police officers to participate in the second annual “Guns and Hoses” blood drive competition. The Big Bear Fire Fighters … [Read more...]