Memorial Service for Nancy Kennedy This Friday

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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

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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

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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

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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...]

Long Time Valley Resident And Contractor Bob Jones Passes

Bob Jones

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 20, 2012, noon - Bob Jones of Big Bear passed on June 10th at home with his family by his side after battling cancer for over a year. Bob Jones was a contractor having learned the trade from his Father Jerry Jones. Bob was an avid hunter and enjoyed traveling. Bob had many friends in the Valley and his family is grateful for … [Read more...]

Celebration of Life for Dan Allee

Dan Allee

Big Bear, CA, April 12, 2012, 12:00 noon - The family of Dan Allee are inviting friends to a celebration of his life.  He passed on March 29, 2012.  Dan was a member of the Big Bear community for 33 years.  Most will remember him from his 26 years of employment at Red Baron Pizza.  The celebration of Dan’s life will be held at Northwoods … [Read more...]