Category: Community

More Roadwork on the Front Grade

Big Bear, CA, September 23, 2016 – The California Department of Transportation District 8 is set to begin the paving project on State Route 18 on Monday, September 26.  The $2.3 million contract was awarded to All American Asphalt and will provide a pavement overlay from Running Springs to just south of Lake View Point. The work hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with no work on Fridays.  Traffic control, or flagging, will be necessary during the work hours. Motorists driving to Big Bear are advised to use State Route 38 to avoid this project, the...

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DOVES ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ Event Raises Community Awareness

Big Bear, CA, September 22, 2016 – Each year, an ever-increasing number of men, women and their families are joining Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. A Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event is a playful opportunity for men to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes, effects and remediations to men’s sexualized violence against women. There is an old saying: “You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” Walk a Mile in Her Shoes asks men to literally...

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US Forest Service Needs Volunteers

Big Bear, CA, September 21, 2016 – The Southern California Mountains Foundation in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service is calling for volunteers, ages 6 and older, to join them on National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands, on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Volunteers are needed to help plant hundreds of milkweed plants in the San Bernardino National Forest for monarch butterfly habitat enhancement. “Bring your family, friends, students, or coworkers to spend the day outdoors giving back to your favorite mountains, the San Bernardinos.  Your work will help ensure our public lands continue to...

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Bear Valley Electric Service Planned Outage Notification

Big Bear, CA, September 19th, 2016 – BVES will be conducting testing and maintenance on Wednesday September 21, 2016 and Thursday September 22, 2016.  The testing and maintenance process will result in a brief service disruption for properties between Georgia St. and Lynn Rd along Big Bear Blvd.  The outage is expected to occur both days at 4:00 am with power being restored by 6:00 am. BVES will strive to keep the outage time as short as possible. Customers seeking additional information can contact (800) 808-2837  ...

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The Columbia Gorge Film Festival in Big Bear with Environmental Themes

Big Bear CA, September 18th, 2016 –  The Columbia Gorge International Film Festival is announcing it’s full line up of films and screenplays. The four-day festival, which remains completely free to attend, will take place September 22-25, 2016 and will open with a film for the whole family, SUSTAINABLE by Matt Wechsler & Annie Speicher in the Big Bear Performing Arts Center, preceded by a live dance performance over the film SIRENA, directed by Robin Bisio, followed by live music an cocktails after the film. The festival will present 120 films and screenplays from around the globe in all categories, genres and lengths. The festival...

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