First Death From West Nile Virus Confirmed


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


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


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


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


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


  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...]

Burglary Suspect Arrested After Assaulting Officer


Big Bear, CA, July 16, 2015 - Shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 700 block of E. Maltby Blvd. in Big Bear City. The homeowner reported a male subject had attempted to break in to the victim’s garage through a side door. When the victim … [Read more...]

Alert Citizen Provides Information Which Leads to Arrest

Big Bear, CA, July 10, 2015 - On June 25, 2015, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station received information from a private citizen reporting a suspicious male subject walking in a field near the 1300 block of Midway Blvd. in Big Bear City. The subject was reported to be inquiring with local residents about a television he purportedly found in the bushes. … [Read more...]

BVUSD Board Selects Interim Superintendent of Schools and Interim Assistant Superintendent of Business Services


Big Bear, CA, June 5, 2015 - On Wednesday evening, during a Regular Board Meeting, the BVUSD Governing Board appointed Mr. Ron Peavy to serve as Interim Superintendent of Schools and Dr. John Niederkorn to serve as Interim Assistant Superintendent of Business Services for Bear Valley Unified School District effective July 1, 2015. Mr. Peavy … [Read more...]

Get Outdoors for National Trails Day

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Fawnskin, CA, June 4, 2015 - Since 1993, National Trails Day, sponsored by the American Hiking Society, has grown to inspire many thousands of people nationwide to celebrate and give back to the trails they love on one dedicated day. America's 200,000 miles of trails allow access to our natural world for recreation, education, exploration, … [Read more...]