Category: General

Blue Cut Fire – Incident Commanders Ask For Public’s Help

Big Bear, CA, August 20th, 2016 – The Blue Cut Fire remains under investigation, however, the Unified Incident Commanders have determined that the public’s assistance is needed. Anyone who may have been in or around the area of southbound Interstate 15 between Cleghorn and Kenwood Roads or along Old Cajon Boulevard through this same section on Tuesday, August 16th, between 10:00 am and 11:00 am and believe that they may have seen something suspicious is asked to share that information. If you believe you have information, photos, or video of this area in this time frame, please call 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or on the web at www.wetip.com The Blue Cut Fire started on Tuesday, August 16th, and has so far burned 37,020 acres, destroyed 105 homes, 216 outbuildings and is at 40% containment. All calls can remain confidential. Thank you for your assistance in this ongoing...

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Missing Hiker Gary Grine Found!

Big Bear, CA, August 13th, 2016 – UPDATE – MISSING HIKER GARY GRINE LOCATED (08/13/16 @ 1:00 P.M.): Missing Hiker Gary Grine was located earlier today. Grine sustained minor injuries overnight in rugged terrain. At approximately 11:15 a.m. today, Grine was able to flag down a group of off-roaders, who called in Grine’s general location to Sheriff’s Dispatch. With the assistance of the off-roaders, Sheriff’s Aviation, and deputies and Search & Rescue members from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, Grine was escorted to a staging area where paramedics were waiting to treat his injuries. The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station thanks the public for sharing information that ultimately led to locating Gary Grine. Special thanks to the off-roaders for the assist!! Original Story: Big Bear, CA, August 13th, 2016 – On Friday, August 12, 2016, Gary Grine and his girlfriend were camping at the Hanna Flat Campground near the town of Fawnskin. At approximately 8:30 p.m., Grine’s girlfriend discovered Grine had left the campground with his hiking poles and camera. When Grine did not return later in the evening, Grine’s girlfriend notified the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff’s Aviation, a K9 Unit, and a search team from Bear Valley Search & Rescue was deployed last night and continues to search for Grine in the area. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gary Grine is requested to immediately contact the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station at (909)...

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27th Annual Fun Run: August 12th, 13th, 14th 2016

The 27th Annual Antique Car Club’s Fun Run takes place Friday August 12th through Sunday August 14th. The Fun Run features a car show with 500+ cars – roadsters, classics, antiques and hot rods, lining the streets of Big Bear Village. Friday is registration day from 9-5 pm for participants at the Bartlett Parking Lot, Saturday is the day to view the cars on display from 9-4 pm and the Fun Run drive around the Lake takes place at  3pm at the end of day on Saturday, and the awards ceremonies are on Sunday starting at 9:00 am. For  more...

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Pilot Fire

Big Bear, CA, August 7th, 2016 – The Pilot Fire started at about 12:10 pm on Sunday August 7 near the Miller Canyon OHV area off of Highway 138. The fire is currently 1,000 with no containment.   HWY 173 Closed between SR-138 and Arrowhead Lake Road, Hwy 138 closed from Old Mill Road to 173. There are currently 350 firefighters assigned to this fire, including 30 engines, 6 crews, 5 dozers, 8 helicopters, 7 air tankers, including the VLAT assigned. Additional firefighters have been ordered and will be responding directly to the fire. As of 5pm August 7th...

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Tour De Big Bear Is Here!

Big Bear, CA,  August 5th, 2016 – Big Bear Cycling is pleased to present the only WEEK LONG CYCLING FESTIVAL IN THE UNITED STATES!  Please plan your weekend schedule around the many awesome rides and events we have available.  Mountain bike, road bike, downhill bike, kids events, ride with professional riders, community concert and cycling film festival, bike concours, poker ride and of course the Big Bear Mountain Bike Gran Fondo/Grizzly 100 and the Tour de Big Bear! This year Big Bear Lake is very excited to have two very well known professional riders joining us for the entire...

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