Give BIG San Bernardino County returns December 1


San Bernardino, CA, November 28th, 2015 - Give BIG San Bernardino County returns December 1. It’s a 24-hour -- online web-a-thon that’s an easy and convenient way to give to favorite causes, charities and nonprofits in the community.  Last year, the 2014 Give BIG campaign provided nearly $550,000 to support the work of nonprofits in our … [Read more...]

Big Bear Kicks Off the Holidays with Christmas Tree Lightings and Santa


Big Bear, Ca, November 27, 2015 - Now that the Thanksgiving turkey has been eaten, it's time to ring in Christmas in Big Bear. Tonight, in the heart of the village, you can join 6000 locals and visitors for the annual Village Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Santa's Grand Entrance. Festivities begin at 5:00 pm with entertainment provided by Big … [Read more...]

Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake Brings Christmas Cheer with Home Santa Visits in December


Big Bear, CA, November 22, 2015 - Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake Brings Christmas Cheer with Santa Visits in December.  The Santa visit program will be providing Valley youngsters a treat that they won’t soon forget. The visits this year will take place on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, December 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2015.  Santa will visit any … [Read more...]

Big Bear City Airport Selected for High Altitude Testing


Big Bear City, CA, November 19, 2015 - The Big Bear City Airport was selected by Agusta Westland Helicopters as a high altitude airport to test the AW169 helicopter. The tests they are performing are required to gather data at low speeds (up to 50KTS) around the hover with a CARGO load of one ton connected to the helicopter HOOK. They recently … [Read more...]

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning The “Silent Killer” Can be Prevented

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Big Bear Lake, Ca, November 16th, 2015 – Winter is fast approaching, and the Fire Department encourages everyone to practice safe winter heating.  Big Bear Valley residents and tourists alike are now lighting pilot lights and finding other ways to keep warm during the chill of the season. When not functioning properly, the heating appliances … [Read more...]

San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Accepts Resignation of Human Resources Director


UPDATE   San Bernardino County, CA, November 13, 2015 - In March, San Bernardino County Human Resources Director Andrew Lamberto, was cited and later pleaded guilty to agreeing to engage in prostitution. County CEO Greg Devereaux did not inform the Board of Supervisors about the incident until Oct. 21. Yesterday, the Board of Supervisors … [Read more...]

IRS Telephone Scam Alert


Big Bear, CA, November 6, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station has received numerous reports of a telephone scam wherein callers falsely identify themselves as representatives of the IRS and make demands for immediate payment of back taxes with Green Dot or other prepaid debit cards. These thieves use the IRS name to try to steal money or … [Read more...]

County HR Director’s Arrest Initially Hidden From County Supervisors


San Bernardino, CA, November 4, 2015 - Recently the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors was notified by County CEO, Greg Devereaux, that the County Director of Human Resources, Andrew Lamberto, had been arrested in Orange County in March of this year for prostitution engagement.  Chairman Ramos and other supervisors expressed disappointment … [Read more...]

Big Bear City Resident Involved In Fatal Accident


Big Bear City, CA, October 28, 2015 - On October 25, 2015, at approximately 1:12 PM, a fatal traffic collision occurred on SR-38, east of Canyon Road. At the time of the collision, there was a high overcast with clear visibility in place. Mr. Michael Gardner, an 18 year old male out of Hesperia, California, was driving a 2005 Ford F-150 and was … [Read more...]

Amgen Tour of California Interested in Big Bear Lake Return


Big Bear, CA October 26, 2015 - The Amgen Tour of California officials tell local organizers that Big Bear is looking good for a 2017 return. Kristen Klein, President of Amgen Tour stated “Big Bear Lake is a very important partner for the Tour.  We have enjoyed an outstanding relationship with the City, as we have hosted three stages in the … [Read more...]