Tag: Big Bear Lake Village

DOVES ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ Event Raises Community Awareness

Big Bear, CA, September 22, 2016 – Each year, an ever-increasing number of men, women and their families are joining Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. A Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event is a playful opportunity for men to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes, effects and remediations to men’s sexualized violence against women. There is an old saying: “You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” Walk a Mile in Her Shoes asks men to literally...

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Olympian To Lead Kodiak 100 Parade Lap

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 13, 2016 – United States Olympian Brenda Martinez of the Big Bear Track Club is set to lead the ceremonial parade lap to start the Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon in Big Bear Lake on Friday September 16th. The parade lap takes runners on a short loop through The Village of Big Bear Lake running right down Village Drive before they depart on their 100 mile trail run around the lake. The community is invited to come out and support our local Olympian and the runners taking on one of the toughest races in the country. The parade...

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City Council Says Yes to Horse Drawn Carriages

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 6, 2016 – Victoria Park Carriages, a horse-drawn carriage operation owned and operated by Mr. Michael Homan, had been requesting a Horse-Drawn Vehicle Permit to place a horse-drawn vehicle stand in the public right-of-way on the north side of Pedder Road, adjacent to the Teddy Bear Restaurant parking lot. In 2013, the stand located on Pine Knot could no longer be used by the applicant. Several structural deficiencies were identified in the building and former gas island canopy, which required the rehabilitation of these structures. In order to protect the general public during this rehabilitation,...

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Planned Power Outage Thursday Morning

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 20, 2016 – Bear Valley Electric Service will be conducting a brief power outage (approx. 3 minutes) on Thursday, 1/21 at 5:00 AM to switch equipment over to their peak source. The planned outage will temporarily affect customers in the Village and Boulder Bay areas. For additional information, please contact BVES...

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‘Old Red’ Lights Up For The Holidays

Big Bear, CA, December 23, 2015 –  The Big Bear Fire Department will spread Christmas cheer this year as “Old Red” lights up for the Holidays! The 1950 FWD fire engine was recently featured in a mini parade, decorated bumper to bumper in Christmas lights with American flags blazing, followed closely by Medic Engine 281 playing Christmas carols through their P.A. system and Medic Ambulance 281 with some flashing lights of it’s own.  Big Bear Fire Department will continue to share “Old Red” with the community through Christmas Eve. It is the department’s way of saying thank you for the support the community shows throughout the year. Weather permitting, Old Red will roll through the streets each evening for viewing sometime between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The parade will start at the fire station located on Big Bear Boulevard and head west. “Old Red” will then turn South on Pine Knot and west on Village Drive. The trio of vehicles will turn around at Bonanza Drive, returning on the same...

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