Category: Community

Meet Big Bear Authors, Artists, and Performers at Women in the Arts

Big Bear, CA – Local authors, artists, and performers will be the highlight of the Big Bear Valley American Association of University Women special event, Women in the Arts. Net proceeds of the event will benefit programs for young Big Bear women including Tech Trek, scholarships, and Speech Trek. The event takes place on Sunday, September 10th , from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Performing Arts Center. Art displays, live music, a panel discussion with the artists on “Inside the Creative Process,” hors d’oeuvres and wine, plus an extensive silent auction, are part of this fundraising event. Tickets...

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2nd Annual Community Career Fair

Big Bear, CA – The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce and Big Bear High School are co-hosting the 2nd Annual Community Career Fair on Wednesday, September 6, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the high school gymnasium. The event is free and open to all members of the community, ages 14 and older. The Community Career Fair is an opportunity for all Bear Valley residents to discover job opportunities, job training options, and types of careers by visiting and talking with representatives in a variety of industries and local businesses. There will be an opportunity to submit applications and resumes....

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Boaters Can Help Fight Spread of Invasive Mussels Over Labor Day Weekend

Big Bear, CA – California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over Labor Day weekend. Quagga and zebra mussels are invasive freshwater mussels native to Eurasia. They multiply quickly, encrust watercraft and infrastructure, alter water quality and the aquatic food web and ultimately impact native and sport fish communities. These mussels spread from one body of water to another by attaching to watercraft, equipment and nearly anything that has been in an infested waterbody. To prevent the spread of these mussels and other aquatic invasive species, people launching vessels at any...

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Suspect Arrested During Commission of a Residential Burglary

Big Bear City, CA – On Wednesday, August 30, at about 10:58 a.m., deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a residential audible alarm call in the 800 block of South McAlister Road in Big Bear City. As deputies were approaching the house, they observed a male subject running from the back yard. Following a short foot pursuit, the subject was detained without further incident. He was identified as 32-year-old Joshua Keren of Big Bear City. Through investigation, it was determined that Keren stole several items from inside the residence. He had tried to gain entry into another residence in the neighborhood, but was unsuccessful. Keren was booked into the Big Bear Jail on a felony charge of burglary and bail was set at $25,000. His arraignment hearing is scheduled for Friday, September 1, at San Bernardino County Superior...

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Helen Walsh Honored

Big Bear, CA – On Sunday, August 27, at the home of Kent and Linda Ricchiuti-Stalcup, Helen Walsh was honored as the recipient of the inaugural Helen Walsh Humanitarian Award. The purpose of this award is to honor those individuals who have provided exceptional support of the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District Foundation and other community organizations that support the greater good of the Big Bear communities. Helen Walsh has exemplified these efforts for the past 15 years as a member and leader of the BVCHD foundation. During this time, it is estimated that Helen has provided leadership in raising...

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