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Caltrans Signals “Get Prepared for the Next Storm”

    During winter storm conditions, motorists should anticipate unexpected delays and closures. Caltrans strives to reduce the frequency and the length of unplanned closures on state highways. The following tips will assist you in making your winter driving experience safe and pleasant: Allow enough time for your trip. Be observant of everything around you. Remember – black ice is nearly invisible! Keep your fuel tank full and your windows clear. Drive as conditions permit – slower acceleration, slower speeds, and slower braking in winter conditions. Reduce speed and leave extra room between you and the vehicle in front...

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Deep Snow – Challenging Road Conditions – Power Outages

Big Bear Lake, CA January 7, 2016 -The weather phenomenon El Nino has produced a major pacific storm that has and is still pumping deep snow conditions on Southern California mountains. Snow Summit is reporting two feet of powder has fallen over two days and the snowfall will continue as the National Weather Service has extended the Winter Warning until early Friday morning. Call yourself lucky if you can get to the slopes for a day of powder skiing. For others the roads around Big Bear are a challenge for even experienced mountain drivers with deep snow, accidents and...

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Over 1100 Bicycle Riders in Big Bear Tour

Big Bear Lake, CA August 3, 2012 4:00 pm –  Bicycle riders from all over Southern California are arriving in Big Bear today to participate in the Tour de Big Bear.  The numbers have grown substantially from the modest beginnings during the May 2010 Tour of California which ended in Big Bear at Snow Summit.   At last count 1125 riders have signed up.  The roads around Big Bear will fill with riders Saturday morning August 3 as many groups will begin ridding at 7:00 am and the final riders finishing the 100 mile ride could be on the road until sometime in the afternoon. Please be aware, dive with caution and share the road with our visiting...

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