Road Reminder: Partial Closure Scheduled Thursday

Fawnskin, CA, April 2, 2014 - Big Bear Cycling is hosting the Big Bear Time Trial of the 30th Redlands Bicycle Classic, the season opening event for the National Race Calendar and the United States domestic road cycling racing season. The organization is grateful for the community’s cooperation in the support of professional cycling. Highway … [Read more...]

A Bad Day for Burglars

Big Bear Valley, CA, April 1, 2014 - Sheriff’s deputies kept busy last Friday with at least two arrests for burglary. Responding to a complaint of loud music at a vacation home on Lakeview Drive, deputies found a 53-year-old local man who had broken in, stolen several items then set up temporary residence. He remains in custody in lieu of … [Read more...]

From Wildlife Habitat to the Big Bear Alpine Zoo

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Big Bear, CA, March 29, 2014 - In 1959 a forest fire engulfed the San Bernardino National Forest and in the aftermath, several injured animals were found that required care. A makeshift hospital and rehabilitation area called the Wildlife Habitat was set up where the zoo is currently located. Two bobcats and an orphaned baby black bear were the … [Read more...]

Telephone Scam Strikes Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 28, 2014 – Telephone scammers have been trying to swindle utility customers in Big Bear in recent weeks. Bear Valley Electric Service says several customers--mostly small business owners--have been called by people posing as BVE representatives. The callers try to pressure customers for their credit card numbers and other … [Read more...]

Welcome, New State Senator

Big Bear Valley, CA, March 27, 2014 - The 23rd State Senate District covers portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino--including the Big Bear Valley. And now, it has a new representative. Former State Assemblyman Mike Morrell was swept into his new office on Tuesday by a wide margin. He’ll have offices in Redlands and Palm Desert in … [Read more...]

Zoo Site Gets Green Light

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 27, 2014 - The relocation of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo took a step forward this week, when the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors completed the final step required in the environmental review: adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration. This allows the Special Districts Department to proceed with development of the … [Read more...]

Concert for Car Seats: Vocalists Will Celebrate Relationships With Song

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 26, 2014 - Early next month, the Big Bear Lake Hospital Foundation will present a concert whose proceeds will help fund their purchase of child car seats for the Mom and Dad Project. "Divas Duets" will star Kim Boda, Elena Peavy, and Nancy Walker, along with guest singers Bill Ferguson, Michael McConnell and Brett Smith. … [Read more...]

Lake Season Begins

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 25, 2014 - It was the kind of weekend that makes you glad to live in California--especially this four-season resort town. With snow still on the slopes at Bear Mountain, many local marinas opened for business. Captain John’s Fawn Harbor & Marina, Holloway’s Marina, Pleasure Point Marina are now fully open for the … [Read more...]

Teens: Beat the Stats by Starting Smart

Running Springs, CA, March 21, 2014 - A poor decision behind the wheel can take lives in an instant. In fact, car accidents are the leading cause of death for Americans aged 15 to 20. The California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) Start Smart program is an effort to help young drivers and their parents understand the responsibilities of driving a motor … [Read more...]

Juvenile Arrested for Sexting

Big Bear City, March 20, 2014 - Sheriff’s Deputies responded on Monday to a report that a 17-year-old male resident of Big Bear City had sent sexually explicit pictures and messages via social media and texts to numerous female juveniles. The Big Bear Detectives’ Bureau has so far identified 13 victims between the ages of 14 and 17. The … [Read more...]