Woman’s Body Found in Lake Could be Missing Person

Big Bear Lake, CA  January 8, 2015 -  According to Cindy Bachman, Public Information Officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, the body of a woman was found in the frozen waters of the South Shore area of Big Bear Lake today.  Authorities are in the recovery process awaiting the arrival of the San Bernardino Coroner to identify … [Read more...]

Valley Mourns the Loss of Dr. Ken Turney

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Big Bear, CA, January 8, 2015 - On January 6, longtime Big Bear Valley resident Dr. Ken Turney passed away. Dr. Turney, a local dentist and member of the Bear Valley Unified School District's board of trustees for more than 35 years, touched many lives and was very passionate about the students in our valley. According to Bev Grabe, school board … [Read more...]

The Search For Lisa Cimbaluk of Irvine Continues

Big Bear Lake, Ca January 8, 2015 - The search for missing person Lisa Cimbaluk of Irvine continues today in the Woodland Trailhead near Big Bear which was first reported on January 5th. Search and rescue personnel from Kern County, Orange County, and Los Angeles County continue to assist in the search. A total of 53 search and rescue members are … [Read more...]

Big Bear Sheriffs Asking for Public’s Help in the Search for Lisa Cimbaluk of Irvine

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Big Bear Lake, CA January 5, 2015 -  Early yesterday morning, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office Big Bear Station discovered the snow covered vehicle of a missing woman at the Woodland Trailhead in Fawnskin. Lisa Cimbaluk was reported missing from Irvine on 12-29-2014 by her parents. Deputies and volunteers searched the … [Read more...]

Big Bear Cycling Invests $40,000 Into Valley Cycling Projects

Big Bear, CA, January 2, 2015 - Big Bear Cycling and the 2014 Tour de Big Bear has a goal of making Big Bear Valley Southern California's top cycling destination.  In order to assist in that goal, they are investing an additional $40,000 into cycling projects here in the valley in 2015. According to Craig Smith, President of Big Bear Cycling, … [Read more...]

Big Bear’s Annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade is Unique in SoCal

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Big Bear, CA, December 30, 2014 - Burning torches will illuminate the slopes at Snow Summit on New Year's Eve. Beginning at about 7:00 p.m., the annual Torchlight Parade is a spectacular sight to see. More than 250 skiers and snowboarders, some dressed in eccentric holiday costumes, will descend the snowy slopes with lit torches to create an … [Read more...]

Dokter, Stone Support Locks of Love

Big Bear, CA, December 26, 2014 - In the spirit of giving, two Big Bear Valley business owners have chosen a unique way of helping young people.  Garry Dokter and David Stone are donating their hair to Locks of Love.   On New Years Eve, both men will cut and donate their, now lengthy, hair at Elevations Day Spa. Locks of Love is a public … [Read more...]

After Christmas Safety Tips

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Big Bear, CA, December 26, 2014 - As you go about your post-holiday clean up, keep in mind that you should never burn wrapping paper or your Christmas tree in the fireplace. The rapid burning and excessive heat can damage the firebox and chimney creating a serious fire hazard. Discard your tree soon after Christmas before it becomes a tinder dry … [Read more...]

CHP Asks For Safe Holiday Season

Big Bear, CA, December 19, 2014 - With holiday celebrations upon us, the California Highway Patrol is reminding travelers to buckle up, adhere to the posted speed limit, avoid distractions behind the wheel, and always designate a sober driver. The CHP's Christmas enforcement effort begins Wednesday, December 24, at 6 p.m. and continues through … [Read more...]

Accidental Shooting in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 17, 2014 - Shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 16, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station responded to a call of an apparent accidental shooting in Big Bear Lake. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a 27-year-old male at the location with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was treated at the scene by … [Read more...]