Sheriffs Ask For Help in Locating Fugitive


Big Bear, CA, October 8, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jamey Tyler Passmore.  Passmore is a probationer and is wanted on a $501,000 warrant for violation of probation terms stemming from a felony conviction of assault with a deadly weapon. Passmore is a 23-year-old white male adult, … [Read more...]

Give BIG San Bernardino County Returns December 1st


Big Bear, CA October 5, 2015 - The 24-hour online web-a-thon is an easy and convenient way to give to favorite causes, charities, and nonprofits in the community.  Last year, the 2014 Give BIG campaign provided $548,214 to support the work of nonprofits in our region.  Big Bear was well represented in the campaign and took the top three spots in … [Read more...]

Kristine Yoshida selected to receive Woman of Distinction Award

Kristine Yoshida

Big Bear, CA October 3, 2015 - State Senator Mike Morrell of the 23rd District recognizes woman who have gone above and beyond to serve others through community service or civic involvement.  Kristine Yoshida, from Big Bear Lake has been selected to receive the Woman of Distinction award on October 16th, 2015. Kristine, along with her husband … [Read more...]

Be Prepared As We Enter Height of Fire Season

Lake Fire

Big Bear, CA, October 1, 2015 - Although fire season has become year round, the height of fire season in San Bernardino County is October and November when the Santa Ana winds blow. As fires burn across California and no end in sight of a four-year drought, now is the time to prepare for wildfire and a possible evacuation. In June of this year over … [Read more...]

Traffic Collision on Big Bear Blvd

Traffic Collision on Big Bear Blvd 9.29.15

Big Bear Lake, CA 9-29-15 2:45 PM - At approximately 12:37 pm today, a traffic collision was reported in front of Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain.  Reports indicate a two  vehicle collision with only one passenger in each vehicle.  The Male driver of Vehicle A  was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional to be treated for major injuries and the Female … [Read more...]



Big Bear Lake, CA. September 26, 2015 - The year was 1810, the place was southern Germany, Bavaria, and life was hard. It was the month of October and all of the countryside had been working day and night to finish their fall harvest and prepare for the onset of winter. While the plow horses were working and the farmers’ days were filled from … [Read more...]

Kodiak Ultra Marathon


Big Bear Lake, CA September 25, 2015 - 100 Mile; 50 Mile and 50K Ultra Races September 25-26 The 3rd Annual Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon is situated in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern  California at an elevation of 7,000.  This course is the MUCH anticipated complete loop around Big Bear Lake with the most epic views and climate you could … [Read more...]

Water Conservation Target Missed Last Month

Hotel Card

Big Bear, CA, Sept. 16, 2015 -  Last month was the first month our community did not meet our water conservation target of 16%, falling short at 12.96%. Since September is already cooler than August and we’ve started getting rain, the DWP asks that you adjust your irrigation accordingly, or consider shutting it off for the season. Remember, … [Read more...]

12th Annual Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails Kicks off the Winter Season


Big Bear Lake, CA September 14, 2015 - The 12th Annual Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails takes place on September 19th, and will host over 50 professional riders from all over the world competing for $16,000 worth of cash prizes.  Guests will be able to enjoy access to over 40 of the industry's leading vendors. Bear Mountain will also ship in over 140 tons … [Read more...]

Post Office Break-In, Thieves Caught

Six Suspects Arrested in Mail Theft Case in Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA 9/8/15 -  On Sunday, 09/06/15, at 6:10 a.m., a citizen called the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station to report that multiple mailboxes were open at the Big Bear City Post Office and mail was scattered on the ground. Deputies responded and found 21 post office boxes, along with four package lockers, that had been forced open.  The Post … [Read more...]