This Is Only A Drill

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Big Bear, CA, January 16, 2015 - During the week of January 19-22, the Big Bear Fire Department will be hosting a multi-casualty incident training event. Citizens in Big Bear Valley can expect to see a variety of vehicles and staff from the Big Bear Fire Dept., the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept., and the San Bernardino County Fire … [Read more...]

Middle School STEM Team Earns Best in State Title for Verizon App Challenge

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Big Bear, CA, January 13, 2015 - Five students from Mr. Nate Haston's class at Big Bear Middle school designed a mobile application concept for the third Verizon Innovative App Challenge, and earned the title of Best in State. The Challenge is a national competition in which students design an app concept that addresses a need or problem in their … [Read more...]

Body Found in Lake Positively Identified

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Big Bear Lake, CA, January 9, 2015 - The San Bernardino County Coroner has positively identified the female found in Big Bear Lake on Thursday, January 8, 2015 as missing person Lisa Ann Cimbaluk. Examinations will be conducted in order to determine the cause of death. The investigation is being handled by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's … [Read more...]

Valley Mourns the Loss of Dr. Ken Turney

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Big Bear, CA, January 8, 2015 - On January 6, longtime Big Bear Valley resident Dr. Ken Turney passed away. Dr. Turney, a local dentist and member of the Bear Valley Unified School District's board of trustees for more than 35 years, touched many lives and was very passionate about the students in our valley. According to Bev Grabe, school board … [Read more...]

Big Bear’s Annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade is Unique in SoCal

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Big Bear, CA, December 30, 2014 - Burning torches will illuminate the slopes at Snow Summit on New Year's Eve. Beginning at about 7:00 p.m., the annual Torchlight Parade is a spectacular sight to see. More than 250 skiers and snowboarders, some dressed in eccentric holiday costumes, will descend the snowy slopes with lit torches to create an … [Read more...]

After Christmas Safety Tips

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Big Bear, CA, December 26, 2014 - As you go about your post-holiday clean up, keep in mind that you should never burn wrapping paper or your Christmas tree in the fireplace. The rapid burning and excessive heat can damage the firebox and chimney creating a serious fire hazard. Discard your tree soon after Christmas before it becomes a tinder dry … [Read more...]

CHP Asks For Safe Holiday Season

Big Bear, CA, December 19, 2014 - With holiday celebrations upon us, the California Highway Patrol is reminding travelers to buckle up, adhere to the posted speed limit, avoid distractions behind the wheel, and always designate a sober driver. The CHP's Christmas enforcement effort begins Wednesday, December 24, at 6 p.m. and continues through … [Read more...]

Accidental Shooting in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 17, 2014 - Shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 16, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station responded to a call of an apparent accidental shooting in Big Bear Lake. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a 27-year-old male at the location with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was treated at the scene by … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake City Council Selects New Mayor

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 9, 2014 - The Big Bear Lake City Council met on Monday night in a largely ceremonial manner to thank former Mayor Jay Obernolte for his 4 years of service and to congratulate him on his successful run for the California State Assembly. Rick Herrick in his third term, David Caretto in his second term, and Randall Putz … [Read more...]

Memorial Services Planned for Cheri Haggerty Lawrence and Declan Lawrence

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Big Bear Lake, CA, December 8, 2014 - A community memorial service for City Clerk, Cheri Haggerty Lawrence and her baby Declan, who passed away on the night of Tuesday, November 25th, will be held Tuesday December 9, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in Hofert Hall at the Performing Arts Center located at 39707 Big Bear Blvd., in Big Bear Lake. The Big Bear … [Read more...]