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

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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...]

C.A.M.P. on Local Forest to Eradicate Marijuana Planting

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National Forest area near Day Creek Canyon, July 23, 2015 -  The Sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team conducted a joint operation with CAMP (Campaign Against Marijuana Planting) and the DEA to eradicate a large marijuana cultivation site in the San Bernardino National Forest near Day Creek Canyon. The site was located in extremely rugged … [Read more...]

Fire Fighters Host Blood Drive

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  Big Bear, CA, July 22, 2015 - On July 28, 2015, the Big Bear Professional Fire Fighters of Local 935 will be hosting a Blood Drive. Lifestream, your local blood bank, issued a challenge to local fire fighters and police officers to participate in the second annual “Guns and Hoses” blood drive competition. The Big Bear Fire Fighters … [Read more...]

Burglary Suspect Arrested After Assaulting Officer

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Big Bear, CA, July 16, 2015 - Shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 700 block of E. Maltby Blvd. in Big Bear City. The homeowner reported a male subject had attempted to break in to the victim’s garage through a side door. When the victim … [Read more...]

Alert Citizen Provides Information Which Leads to Arrest

Big Bear, CA, July 10, 2015 - On June 25, 2015, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station received information from a private citizen reporting a suspicious male subject walking in a field near the 1300 block of Midway Blvd. in Big Bear City. The subject was reported to be inquiring with local residents about a television he purportedly found in the bushes. … [Read more...]

Missing Person – Robert “Bob” Ramsey, Resident of Big Bear City

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Big Bear City, CA, July 9, 2015, 4:00pm - The Big Bear Sheriff's Station is requesting the public's assistance in locating missing person Robert Ramsey.  Ramsey was last seen on March 5, 2015, when he was released from Riverside Community Hospital.  He is known to voluntarily disappear for months at a time without notifying family or friends. … [Read more...]

The “Lake Fire” Complete Story as Updated

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Big Bear, CA, July 9, 2015, 11:40am - The Lake Fire has remained at approximately 31,359 acres in size and is 98% contained and is being managed by Jason Winbigler’s Type 3 Team from the San Bernardino National Forest. The fire behavior is currently minimal with heavy fuels smoldering within the perimeter.  Smoke may be visible, however it is … [Read more...]

PREPARE FOR NEW TRAFFIC AND BOAT RETRIEVAL CONTROL DURING AND AFTER FIREWORKS

Big Bear Lake, CA July 3, 2015 - New this year will be a traffic plan to help ease July 4th congestion that previously has plagued the end of the fireworks program.  Officials are estimating between 140,000 and 160,000 visitors on the 4th.  Simply put, Big Bear Boulevard, Highway 18, nearest the fireworks display will have a “No Left Turn” … [Read more...]

Impostor Firefighter at Lake Fire Command Center Arrested

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Big Bear City, CA June 27, 2015 At approximately 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, deputies of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department assigned to the Lake Fire for perimeter patrol and security of evacuated areas observed a white Crown Victoria driving into affected areas that were closed by road blocks. The vehicle was driven by a male … [Read more...]