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...]

BBFD Curbside Chipping Program is a Great Success


Big Bear, CA, October 23, 2015 - The Big Bear Fire Department would like thank the entire Big Bear Valley for their efforts keeping our community healthy by creating defensible space utilizing the Curbside Chipping Program which has now officially ended for the season. 1,215 community members participated in the program and more than 387 tons of … [Read more...]

‘Postage Due’ SCAM ALERT


  Big Bear, CA, October 22, 2015 - Seniors are being specifically targeted in a 'Postage Due' scam to obtain bank account and credit card information. Scam artists are delivering official looking notices to mailboxes stating that a package is being held pending payment of the postage due. The fraudulent notice provides a telephone number … [Read more...]

School Bus Safety Is No Accident


Big Bear, CA October 19, 2015 -  More than one million children ride school buses in California every day. The California Highway Patrol joins the observation of National School Bus Safety Week, October 19-23, to help recognize that school buses are the safest way for children to get to and from school. It takes a collective effort from the … [Read more...]

Brandy Murphy Crowned Miss Big Bear 2016


Big Bear, CA October 18, 2015 - Last night, October 17 at the Performing Arts Center in Big Bear Lake, Brandy Murphy was crowned Miss Big Bear 2016.   She and seven other contestants including  Ellie Dawson, Dalaney Doyle, Amanda Egerer, Kirsten Ellsworth, Cassidy Hunter, Daniel Kunz, and Ana Perez vied for the crown by participating in the … [Read more...]

Minor Quake This Morning and Great ShakeOut Tomorrow Remind Us To Be Prepared


Big Bear, CA, October 14, 2015 - This morning at 6:55 a.m., an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 struck 3 miles South of Big Bear Lake. The earthquake was at a depth of 6.3 miles and was on the lower end of the USGS earthquake intensity scale with light shaking and no damage. On September 16, Big Bear experienced a similarly sized earthquake also … [Read more...]

Arctic Circle Closures Begin Next Week and Work Hours Have Changed


Big Bear, CA, October 9, 2015 - The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans, will close State Route 18 in the “Arctic Circle” Monday through Friday, October 12 to October 29, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The closure limits are between Snow Valley Mountain Resort and the Big Bear Dam. Due to safety considerations and additional planned … [Read more...]

Sheriffs Ask For Help in Locating Fugitive


Big Bear, CA, October 8, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jamey Tyler Passmore.  Passmore is a probationer and is wanted on a $501,000 warrant for violation of probation terms stemming from a felony conviction of assault with a deadly weapon. Passmore is a 23-year-old white male adult, … [Read more...]

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...]