Category: Current News

A Search Warrant Leads to Four Narcotics-Related Arrests

Sugarloaf, CA, November 7, 2016 – Following investigative leads of possible narcotics sales, the Multi-Enforcement Team and Patrol Deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station served a search warrant at a residence in the 300 block of Riverside Avenue in Sugarloaf shortly before 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Suspects Gary Simrak, Erica Wilson, Jericho Redhawk, and Justina Bowden were found to be inside the residence at the time the warrant was executed. During the search, Deputies seized a large amount of methamphetamine, heroin, hypodermic needles, and packaging that is consistent with sales of illegal substances. All four suspects...

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First Annual Big Bear Comedy Festival This Weekend

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 4, 2016 – The Big Bear Comedy Festival takes place over 2 days in 4 fantastic venues. The premiere festival hosts 14 professional headlining comedians with varying comedic styles, which guarantees that there will be something for everyone. These comedians have been seen on Conan, Kimmel, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, Comics Unleashed, Gotham, and more. All the talent will be in town for the entire festival, hanging out in all the named venues, creating what is going to be an electric atmosphere and an unforgettable weekend, that will leave you with a comedy hangover...

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One Hour Can Change Your Life

Big Bear, CA, November 3, 2016 – As the seasons change and the daylight is shorter, it is a great reminder to change your batteries as you change your clocks for Daylight Savings. Sunday, November 6 is Daylight Savings Time and clocks will be set back one hour. While phones, computers, and tablets may change themselves, it’s up to you to keep yourself and your family safe by changing the batteries in your smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, and flashlights. Smoke alarms and all life-saving devices should be tested on a regular basis, with new batteries installed at least twice a year. An alarm should be installed on every floor of your home and outside of all sleeping areas to ensure all areas of your home are protected. A working smoke alarm can decrease a family’s risk of perishing in a fire by nearly 50 percent. In addition to having properly working life-saving devices in your home, San Bernardino County Fire Department encourages every household to have an emergency evacuation plan and to take the time to practice it. Make sure everyone knows how to get out and where to meet. Review with your family the different sounds between your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors and practice evacuation plans at different times of day or night. You can find more helpful, life-saving information at SBC Fire....

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BIG BEAR TO HOST  2017 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA TIME TRIAL

Big Bear Lake, CA November 2, 2016 – Big Bear Lake has been chosen as the site of Amgen Tour of California’s first ever high-altitude Time Trial for its Stage 6 race on May 19th, 2017. This marks the fourth time that Big Bear Lake has been named a host city for the Amgen Tour of California, which reaffirms the mountain resort as a world-class road cycling destination and the “Cycling Capital of Southern California.”  Peter Sagan, the 2015 overall Amgen Tour of California winner and record holder with 15 stage victories since riding for the first time in...

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Southern California Mountains Foundation Seeking Young Adult Applicants for Americorps

Big Bear, CA, October 28, 2016 – The Southern California Mountains Foundation Urban Conservation Corps AmeriCorps program is now recruiting individuals ages 18-25 years old with an “I can do it attitude” that want to serve for 6 months on a service crew that will help restore and protect the San Bernardino National Forest. AmeriCorps service crew members will provide wildfire disaster mitigation services that will target some of the most hazardous areas in the San Bernardino National Forest that are at the highest risk of wildfires due to the current drought conditions in California. The Southern California Mountains Foundation...

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