State Route 18 Closure Scheduled For Winter Weather Preparation


UPDATE!! CHANGE OF TIME OF CLOSURE. AS OF OCTOBER 2, 2015 CALTRANS IS REPORTING THAT THE CLOSURE IS NOW SCHEDULED AS A DAYTIME EVENT. HIGHWAY 18 WILL BE CLOSED FROM 8:00 AM TILL 4:00 PM, OCTOBER 12 TO OCTOBER 29, 2015.  ORIGINAL REPORT Big Bear, CA September 21, 2015 - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), will close State … [Read more...]

Mountain Travel Tips For Driving In Winter Weather


Big Bear Lake, CA, March 16, 2012, noon - Winter storms have been sporadic this year, but K-BEAR Meteorologist Ben Brissey says there’s a big one projected for this weekend that could bring several inches of snow. So if you must get in your car and travel anywhere in the mountains this weekend, Caltrans has a few helpful tips to make your drive … [Read more...]

Prepare Vehicle For Winter Weather

Big Bear, Ca, November 15, 2011, 8:00am - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is encouraging all motorists to be prepared for the winter months.  The Sheriff’s Department is advising that motorists not only get their vehicle winter ready, but to also have emergency supplies in your vehicle.  Make sure your brakes, windshield wipers, defroster, … [Read more...]