4th of July in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake's "Fireworks Spectacular" will explode at 7,000' reflecting its shower of brilliance over Big Bear Lake on Wednesday, July 4th.  Come attend the biggest 4th of July fireworks display in Southern California. The fireworks are shot off from a barge on the Lake and are viewable from any of our public parks or the best spot, from a boat … [Read more...]

MARTA Seeks Public Opinion

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Big Bear, Ca, February 16, 2012, 4:00pm - The Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority (MARTA) is currently updating its Short Range Transit Plan.  According to MARTA, the plan will guide fixed route and Dial-a-Ride transit services in the Rim area and Big Bear Valley over the next five years. Last summer, extensive market research and outreach … [Read more...]

Village Improvements Coming Soon

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Big Bear, Ca, February 15, 2011, 12:00pm - The Village of Big Bear Lake will receive a major face lift this coming summer.  According to David Lawrence with the City of Big Bear Lake, construction is set to start in April, weather dependent, and will continue for about five months.  Construction must take place in the warmer months, as it is … [Read more...]

Tour de Big Bear

The Tour de Big Bear is a cycling event where road cyclists can ride a 25, 50, 75 or 100 mile ride through the Big Bear Valley.  There will be aid stations, an expo, and some amazing views.   Go to www.tourdebigbear.com for more information, and to register. … [Read more...]

Amgen Tour of California: Stage 6- Palmdale to Big Bear Lake

Big Bear will once again be a stage finish for the Amgen Tour of California for Stage 6.  The route will take professional male cyclists from Palmdale to Big Bear with over 12,000 feet of climbing.  Riders are expected to finish in Big Bear between 2:30 and 3:30. … [Read more...]

Big Bear Paddlefest

Big Bear PaddleFest is a festival of clinics and races for kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddleboards on Big Bear Lake, hosted by North Shore Trading Company. For two days in July, paddlers can test their stamina at 6700', take beginner through advanced clinics, and learn about the latest in paddling gear from vendors and sponsors. With 5k, 10k, … [Read more...]

Public Hearing on Parcel Tax Set for March 21st

Big Bear, Ca, February 14, 2012, 4:00pm - Due to the recent proposed budget cuts to the Bear Valley Unified School District, including cuts to the home to school transportation fund, the BVUSD Board of Trustees is considering the option of funding through a parcel tax.  Part of the process to implement a parcel tax is to hold a public hearing on … [Read more...]

Attempted Murder Suspect Christina Johnson Arrested In Big Bear

Big Bear, Ca, February 14, 2012, 12:00pm - Attempted murder suspect Christina Johnson was arrested after deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff Station located her vehicle in the 39000 block of Willow Landing in Big Bear Lake on Monday night.  Johnson was wanted for arrest after stabbing a man working for a repossession company on Friday, February 10th … [Read more...]

Kent Kessler Recognized by City Council for Graffiti Removal Efforts

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Big Bear, Ca, February 14, 2012, 12:00pm - At Monday nights City Council meeting, Kent Kessler, a member of Big Bear Valley Citizens on Patrol, received a proclamation from the City of Big Bear Lake for his graffiti removal cleanup efforts.  According to Tiffany Swantek, Public Information Officer for the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, Mr. Kessler … [Read more...]

Saturday Night League and Goldsmiths Race Results

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Big Bear, Ca, February 13, 2012, 3:00pm - This past weekend brought a little snow to our valley, along with some ski races.  The Saturday Night Race League held their second race for the 18 and over crowd, with more racers showing up to participate in the series that helps support the Snow Summit Race Team.  Kelly Kai Tokanaga, who races for Snow … [Read more...]