Though you may have thought it more strong winds, we did have an earthquake in our area yesterday evening. At 6:29pm Monday, and centered seven miles west northwest of Big Bear Lake, six miles northeast of Running Springs, there was an earthquake of a 1.9 magnitude. It was just last week that we had three earthquakes, all of which were centered in this same vicinity, just … [Read more...] about Earthquake of 1.9 Magnitude Is Fourth in a Week, Centered Between Big Bear Lake and Running Springs
Big Bear City, CA -- In light of yesterday’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Baja Mexico, which was felt here (as a long, slow roll) in the Big Bear Valley at 3:40pm--and two local earthquakes since*--the Big Bear City Fire Department offers another “quake-up” call to residents; all are reminded to check disaster preparedness plans and supplies, as we never know when we will be … [Read more...] about Baja’s 7.2 Tremor on Easter Prompts Another “Quake-Up” Call: Are You Earthquake Prepared?
Big Bear Valley, CA -- Our local fire agencies--including the Big Bear City Fire Department, the Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District, and San Bernardino County Fire, which has stations in both Fawnskin and Baldwin Lake--have issued a joint press release, urging Big Bear Valley residents to be prepared for the next storm event. Though we are enjoying sunny skies today, more … [Read more...] about Ready for the Next Big One? Fire Departments Partner to Offer Tips on Surviving the Next Snow Storm, Earthquake or Wildfire
Given the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti and the 6.5 quake in Northern California this week, the Big Bear City Fire Department reminds Valley residents to check disaster preparedness plans and supplies, as we never know when a big quake (such as the 6.4 magnitude tremor we had in June 1992) will strike; in fact, just this morning, we had a 1.2 magnitude quake … [Read more...] about Bear City Fire Department Issues “Quake-Up Call”; Are You Earthquake Prepared?
If you felt a little rattle just after the 9am hour [today, December 15], that was a 1.7 magnitude earthquake, centered six miles northwest of Big Bear Lake at 9:09am. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the 1.7 quake registered a depth of over five miles. … [Read more...] about Morning Earthquake of 1.7 Magnitude Centered Outside Big Bear Lake
The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, under the direction of Captain Greg Garland, has been working to clean up the Big Bear Valley, in part by addressing code enforcement violations and conducting code sweeps over a six-month period this year. Code sweeps, in conjunction with the San Bernardino County Code Enforcement Division, have resulted in cleaner neighborhoods and, all told, … [Read more...] about Sheriff’s Department Oversees Dismantling of House Considered Blight to Sugarloaf Neighborhood