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...]

Boating Under the Influence


Big Bear Lake, CA, August 19, 2015 - Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on August 17, deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a male adult being severely injured as a result of a boating accident on Big Bear Lake. While on vacation in Big Bear, Shillan Jalalian and Iman Jalalian, sister and brother, rented a boat from a … [Read more...]

First Death From West Nile Virus Confirmed


San Bernardino County, CA, August 18, 2015 - San Bernardino County Department of Public Health has confirmed the first death from West Nile Virus in 2015. A total of five WNV cases have been confirmed within the County this year. San Bernardino County reported eight confirmed cases at this time in 2014 with no deaths. Throughout the state, there … [Read more...]

Fun Run Car Show This Weekend


Big Bear Lake, CA, August 7, 2015 - The 26th annual Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club Fun Run Car Show will take place on Saturday August 8th from 9 am until 3 pm in the downtown Village area of Big Bear Lake. The Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club reports a total sell-out of 535 pre-1975 automobiles, pick-up trucks,Cobras, Corvettes, Hot Rods, … [Read more...]

Bounty Offered for Drone Operators


San Bernardino County, CA, August 5, 2015 - Drone operators have been asked repeatedly not to fly their aircraft during wildfires. But at crucial moments in each of the wildfires that have broken out in San Bernardino County so far this year, fire-fighting air tankers had to be diverted away from their targets because of the presence of small … [Read more...]

Board of Supervisors Seeks Applicants For Two New Construction Panels


Big Bear, CA, July 29, 2015 - The County Board of Supervisors is looking for residents to serve on two newly created construction review panels, the Building and Safety Appeals Board and the Physically Disabled Access Appeals Board. "The missions of these boards are important, and I urge anyone who feels they are qualified and who is interested … [Read more...]

BVCHD Announces Resignation of CEO and CFO

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 28, 2015, 5:00pm -Bear Valley Community Healthcare District has approved leadership transition changes recommended by it’s new management advisory firm, Quorum Health Resources.  Donna Nicely, President of the Hospital Board, has announced the resignation of Interim Chief Executive Officer, Randy Simmons and Chief … [Read more...]

City, Parks, and Schools Compete For DWP’s Biggest Loser


Big Bear, CA, July 27, 2015 - The spreadsheets are complete, the meters read, the data is entered and the results are in. The Bear Valley Unified School District  has won Round One for the Big Bear Lake Department of Water’s Biggest Loser competition. In May Reggie Lamson, the DWP General Manager, and Sierra Orr, Water Conservation and Public … [Read more...]