Bus Victim Mountain Memorial Vigil

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 1, 2013 - Community members are invited to memorialize and celebrate the lives of the eight fatal victims & survivors who were involved in the tragic Highway 38 bus accident on February 3rd near Yucaipa. A Vigil will be held at 1pm Sunday, March 3, 2013 at First Baptist Church Of Big Bear Valley, 41960 Big Bear … [Read more...]

Services scheduled for fallen detective


Big Bear Lake, CA, February 17, 2013 - The City of Yucaipa and its Police Department will conduct a candlelight vigil in memory of Sheriff's Detective Jeremiah MacKay.  The vigil will be held in front of Yucaipa City Hall at 34272 Yucaipa Blvd. on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 6pm.  The memorial is open to the public. His funeral is scheduled … [Read more...]

Memorial Service for Nancy Kennedy This Friday


Big Bear, CA, January 31, 2013 - UPDATE: February 6, 2013 - Long time Big Bear resident, Nancy Kennedy, passed away on January 30th in a hospital in Murrieta surrounded by family and close friends.   A memorial services for Nancy Kennedy will be held this Friday, February 8th at 2pm at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on North Shore Drive in Big Bear … [Read more...]

Local Designer Passes Away

Richard Smith

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 4, 2013 - A longtime employee of Interiors on Fox Farm Road passed away suddenly on January 29, 2013. Born April 9, 1959 in Santa Monica, Richard Smith moved to Big Bear 15 years ago and worked at The Emerald Forest for several years before continuing his love for design at Interiors. Richard was an … [Read more...]

Debby Dokter 1955-2012


Big Bear Lake, CA, November 5, 1012 - After a two and a half year battle with cancer, Debby Dokter passed yesterday afternoon at her home in Big Bear Lake.  She was 57 years old.  Debby and her husband, Garry, own the two Elevation Day Spa locations in Big Bear and have called Big Bear home for many years.  The family will hold a celebration of … [Read more...]

John Grandi interview to air on KBHR today

September 30, 2012, Big Bear Lake, CA -- John Grandi received a fitting sendoff at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center yesterday, with his friends and family presenting four hours of music and heartfelt stories about Mr. Big Bear. To honor this well-loved performer, columnist and community activist, KBHR will air a 2009 interview with John, in … [Read more...]

Celebration Of Life For John Grandi (1924-2012)

John Grandi (1924-2012)

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 6, 2012 - John Grandi (1924-2012) passed away Monday, September 3, 2012. Grandi was born on July 27, 1924, the son of Italian immigrants in Corning, NY. The actor was a columnist and community activist. John passed away peacefully at Bear Valley Community Hospital. His wife, Julie, other family members, friends and … [Read more...]

John Grandi Passed Away September 3rd


Big Bear Lake, CA. September 4, 2012 - Newspaper columnist John Grandi passed away at Bear Valley Hospital on Monday, September 3, 2012. John was a legend in Big Bear Valley. More details will be released as they become available. … [Read more...]

Well Known Valley Resident Ron Seymour Passed Away At Home


Big Bear Lake, CA, August 14, 2012, 12:45pm - Popular, Long-Time Big Bear Valley resident Ron Seymour, known as Round Town Ron, passed away at his home early this morning. Ron was born in 1929, and recently he was receiving hospice care at his home. Ron Seymour started Big Bear News before selling it to KBHR, and he was a local entrepreneur in the … [Read more...]

Paula Fashempour Passes

Big Bear, CA, July, 9, 2012 - Long time Big Bear resident, Paula Fashempour, passed from cancer this morning at 3:55am at her home surrounded by family and close friends. She was 65 years old. Paula moved to Big Bear in 1973 raising two daughters here. She become the owner and operator of the Little Green House Florist in 1974 running the business … [Read more...]

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