Everything you always wanted to know about the mob

Big Bear City, CA, March 11, 2013 - Kim Sweet is back as Museum Curator for the Big Bear Valley Historical Society, and she’ll be the featured speaker at its next general meeting. The public is invited to attend March 14 at 7 p.m. at the Discovery Center to hear her plans for the museum and its contents. The Historical Society does not have a … [Read more...]

Funding Approved For Maple Lane Project

Big Bear City, CA, March 7, 2013 - The California Transportation Commission has allocated $333 million in new funding to 91 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system. The allocations include $233 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. The remaining allocations ($100 million) came from … [Read more...]

Pick Up Truck Driver Passes From Tour Bus Accident

Yucaipa, CA, February 6, 2013 - The latest event in the tragic tour bus accident of Sunday, February 3rd is the passing of 72-year-old Fred Richardson who had been the driver of the pick-up truck that was struck by the out of control tour bus.  According to the San Bernardino County Coroner, Mr. Richardson passed at Loma Linda University Medical … [Read more...]

Details Emerge in the Tour Bus Accident on Highway 38 Last Sunday Night

Yucaipa, CA, February 5, 2013 - According to the Press-Enterprise, investigators are piecing together the events of Sunday night that caused a tour bus accident on Highway 38 killing 8 people and sending many more to area hospitals.  The bus driver, Norberto Perez, 52, of San Ysidro, who survived the accident, reported that the brakes went out on … [Read more...]

Tour Bus Crash Results in Fatalities and Closure of Hwy 38

Yucaipa, CA, February 3, 2013 - UPDATE: 11:24PM - The driver of the tour bus reported a problem with the brakes prior to Sunday night's accident on Highway 38 that has already claimed the lives of 8 people and has left many others injured, some serious.  The tour bus was returning to Tujana, Mexico, from Big Bear.  UPDATE: 10:27PM - Caltrans is … [Read more...]

Share your ideas about recreation in Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 23, 2013 - UPDATE - The location has been moved from the Performing Arts Center to Community Church at 40946 Big Bear Boulevard. The time and date have remained the same. ORIGINAL STORY Big Bear Lake, CA, January 20, 2013 - The City of Big Bear Lake has been working on a Pedestrian, Bicycle and Equestrian Master … [Read more...]

Fawnskin resident dies in car crash

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 6, 2013 - The San Bernardino County Coroner's office has announced that a 45-year-0ld mountain resident has died of injuries sustained in a traffic collision. The crash occurred on Saturday, January 5 at approximately 1:15 PM. Robyn Hein of Fawnskin, was driving southbound on State Route 330  just south of the ranger … [Read more...]

County Gets Tougher On Impaired Drivers

Big Bear Lake, CA December 17, 2012 - In 2010, there were 221 deaths and 11,764 serious injuries as a result of DUI crashes in the County. The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has started a Special DUI Prosecution Program, thanks to a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. The $230,000 grant will fund a Vertical … [Read more...]

Film Crews May Impact Travel Today

Running Springs, CA, November 30, 2012 - There could be occasional traffic delays today on SR 18 and SR 247. Terri Kasinga at CalTrans says two film permits have been approved for today. Intermittent closures on SR 18 in Running Springs near Panorama are scheduled to take place, weather permitting, between 9am and 3pm. Temporary closures have also … [Read more...]

“Headlight” Signs To Be Removed From Highway 18

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 12, 2012 - The “Daytime headlight section” signs recently installed on State Route 18 are being removed. A Caltrans spokesperson stated that although some mountain residents would like to see the signs remain in place, others have concerns about the cost of a citation and the impact on visitors who might not know … [Read more...]