12th Annual Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails Kicks off the Winter Season


Big Bear Lake, CA September 14, 2015 - The 12th Annual Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails takes place on September 19th, and will host over 50 professional riders from all over the world competing for $16,000 worth of cash prizes.  Guests will be able to enjoy access to over 40 of the industry's leading vendors. Bear Mountain will also ship in over 140 tons … [Read more...]

Brent Tregaskis Summit VP/GM is named GM at Colorado’s Eldora Resort


Big Bear Lake, CA 9/8/15 - Brent Tregaskis long time Summit employee and current Vice President/General Manager announced that he is taking a position as General Manager at Colorado resort Eldora near the town of Boulder Colorado.  Brent went to to describe this a great opportunity for him and his wife Bonnie to be close to family living in … [Read more...]

Community Input Needed for Superintendent Search


Big Bear, CA, September 8, 2015 - The Governing Board of Bear Valley Unified School District will be selecting a new district superintendent. The trustees are soliciting community input about the desired characteristics to be used in recruiting and selecting this person. For instance, what personal and professional qualities for an incoming … [Read more...]

20th Annual Run for the Grizzlies – A Motorcycle Poker Run


Big Bear Lake, CA September 7, 2015 - The friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo invite you to their 20th Annual Run for the Grizzlies on September 12, 2015 from 9am to 4pm.  This year's event will be held at 630 Bartlett Rd in the Village, behind the Chamber of Commerce.  This is an annual fundraiser supporting the Big Bear Alpine Zoo's grizzly … [Read more...]

IRS Phone Scam


Big Bear, CA, September 4, 2015 - Yesterday, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station received a report from a local resident who conveyed they had been contacted via telephone by a subject claiming to be a representative from the IRS. They were able to provide personally identifying information about the resident to initially make them believe the call … [Read more...]

SR 18 Paving Project Set to Begin September 9th


Big Bear, CA, Sept. 2, 2015 - The California Department of Transportation District 8 has awarded a $4.1 million project to Matich Corporation that will pave three major segments of State Route 18 between Talmadge Road (at Red Ant Hill) to the SR-138 junction in Crestline, CA. The segments are: Talmadge Road in the City of Big Bear Lake to SR-38 … [Read more...]

The New Big Bear Alpine Zoo


Big Bear Lake, CA August 26, 2015 - Big Bear is one step closer to getting a new zoo.   Supervisor James Ramos announced at Monday's Big Bear Lake City Council meeting that a ground breaking ceremony will take place as early as December of this year.   The building plans and specifications are nearly complete which include a peer review. … [Read more...]

Summit Fire


Big Cear, CA, 8/28/15 UPDATE - Due to more accurate mapping, the acreage burned has been decreased to 55 acres and is now 75% contained. Big Bear, Ca, 8/26/15, 10:00am UPDATE - Fire personnel have increased the containment of the Summit Fire to 50% today with the size of the fire remaining at 100 acres. Big Bear, Ca, 8/25/15, 1:10pm … [Read more...]

Another Day of No School for BVUSD Students in Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 24, 2015 - As a result of the poor air quality caused by the Summit Fire, all schools in the Bear Valley Unified School District will be closed again on Tuesday, August 25th.  This does not effect Fallsvale School in Forest Falls which will be open.  The District Office will be opened on Tuesday. … [Read more...]

No School Today For Sites Within the Big Bear Valley

Big Bear Lake, Ca 6:00 am - School cancelled for Monday August 24th. The Bear Valley Unified School District has determined that because of evacuation orders that include areas near their schools and citing student and staff safety, schools in the Big Bear Valley will be closed today.  The Fallsvale school site will remain in session today. … [Read more...]