Continuing CA Drought Prompts Action

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  Big Bear, CA, April 2, 2015 - California is drawing national attention as it enters into a fourth year of devastating drought. The state's record low snowpack, diminishing reservoir levels and high temperatures have pushed the state into uncharted territory, with worsening impacts on water quality, agriculture, fire response, habitat, and … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake Is Open For The Season

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Big Bear Lake, CA, April 2, 2015 - Yesterday, Big Bear Municipal Water District opened the Carol Morrison East Launch Ramp for the 2015 season. The public boat launch ramp, which has been closed for the winter, gives boat owners the opportunity to launch onto the lake for boating and fishing, and is especially good news for anglers that prefer … [Read more...]

Wanted Parolee At Large

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Big Bear, CA, March 27, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff's Station is requesting the public's assistance in locating 34-year-old Robert Trionfi. Trionfi is a parolee at large on Post Release Community Supervision and has an active felony warrant in the amount of $250,000 issued against him for assault with a weapon. Trionfi is known to travel between … [Read more...]

SIBBV Announces 2015 “Man About Town” Candidates

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Big Bear Lake, CA March 27, 2015 - On Thursday, Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley held their annual "Man About Town" kick off campaign to announce this year's three contestants.  This year's theme is "Charging Forward for Woman's Health".  Man About Town is the organization's biggest fundraiser with the goal this year to raise money to … [Read more...]

Kidnapping – Update “Did Not Occur”

UPDATE: Big Bear, CA March 20, 2015 5:55 PM - Detectives of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station have thoroughly investigated the attempted kidnapping that was reported yesterday. On 03/20/15, additional interviews were conducted and surveillance video from residences near the incident location was recovered and reviewed. Based upon the evidence to … [Read more...]

BVUSD Girl’s Choir Sweeps Show Choir Competition

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Big Bear, CA, March 12, 2015 - Altitude Adrenaline, formerly the Aquila Ensemble, is an after school competition show choir sponsored by Bear Valley Unified School District. It is open to girls grades four through eight from the three elementary schools and Big Bear Middle School. On Friday, March 6, Altitude Adrenaline swept the Cypress Star … [Read more...]

Vacation Rental Property Scam

Big Bear, CA, March 11, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff's Station has recently received numerous calls regarding a scam involving Big Bear residences being advertised as vacation rentals. The way it works is this, the victim finds a vacation rental through a legitimate site such as TripAdvisor and is able to view property details and photographs. When … [Read more...]

Coffee With a Cop

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Big Bear, CA, March 9, 2015 - In their ongoing effort to reach out to and keep community members informed, Big Bear Sheriff's Station is inviting Big Bear Valley citizens to join them on Tuesday, March 10, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Moonridge Coffee Company for their first ever Coffee With a Cop event. This is a chance for residents to meet and … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Station Asks For Public’s Help in Identifying Suspects

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            Big Bear, CA, March 3, 2015 - As part of the ongoing investigation into the commercial burglary that occurred at the Gas for Less in Big Bear City on February 26, detectives have obtained additional video and photographs of the suspects. The images were collected from another ATM, moments … [Read more...]

Coroner Positively Identifies Victim of House Fire

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 2, 2015 - On Thursday, February 26 at 11:11 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a residential fire on Fox Farm Road in Big Bear Lake. During a search of the residence, firefighters located Puangmanee Neatherlin, a long-time resident of Big Bear Lake, known to her friends and customers as Pong, and removed her outside. … [Read more...]