Prepare For Winter – Get Snow Poles At City Hall

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 10, 2012, 6am - It’s time to begin preparing for the winter season, and the City of Big Bear Lake is dedicated to helping residents. Snow poles are available for purchase at the Civic Center at a cost of $12.50 per pole (+ tax). The Civic Center is located at 39707 Big Bear Blvd. and is open to the public Monday … [Read more...]

Power Outage for Areas of Big Bear Thursday Evening

Big Bear, CA, November 8, 2012 - Residents began reporting areas of Big Bear Lake that were without power at approximately 7:45pm Thursday evening.  Wet roads and poor visibility may have contributed to the events but unconfirmed reports of an accident at Catalina in Big Bear Lake may be the cause of the power outage.  Crews for the electric … [Read more...]

Big Bear Man Killed After Being Struck By Vehicle

Mentone, CA, October 24, 2012, 9am - On October 23, 2012 at about 6:40pm, a 61 year-old man from Big Bear was walking southbound across Mentone Boulevard north of Crafton Avenue in Mentone and was struck by an eastbound 2000 Acura. Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The name of the man will be released once positive … [Read more...]

Local Man And Truck Driver Die In Accident On SR-330

Running Springs, CA, October 23, 2012, 8am - UPDATE: The San Bernardino County Coroner's report incorrectly listed the name of Robert McCown as the Big Bear resident involved in the accident.  According to family members, the correct spelling of his name is Richard "Rick" Mccown.  KBHR apologizes to the family for this error.  On October 22, … [Read more...]

Highway 330 Closed – SIG Alert

Running Springs, CA, October 22, 2012, 4pm - State Route 330 is closed in both directions due to an accident. A SIG Alert has been issued and will remain in effect until 6:45pm. … [Read more...]

Highway Maintenance This Week

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 15, 2012, 7pm - Caltrans is doing maintenance work on mountain highways this week. One-way closures will be in effect on Highway 18 from Lakeview Point to the Big Bear Dam through Thursday. Flagging operations will be in effect for both directions from 8am until 4pm each day. Roadwork is also scheduled on Highway 38 … [Read more...]

SR-18 Accident Victim Identified

Skyforest, CA, October 2, 2012, 11:00am - The man who was killed in a motorcycle accident near Skyforest on Highway 18 has been identified. According to the San Bernardino County Coroner, last Friday evening, when CHP officers arrived on scene they found 55 year old Martin Harding of Running Springs with upper and lower body trauma. He was … [Read more...]

Fatal Motorcycle Crash On SR 18

Skyforest, CA, October 1, 2012, 8am - There was a fatal motorcycle accident on SR 18 last Friday evening. The unidentified man who died was riding a Harley Davidson north on Highway 18 near Kuffel Canyon Road with a female passenger. For an unknown reason he lost control of the motorcycle when approaching a curve in the roadway. The rider and his … [Read more...]

New Daylight Headlight Section On SR-18

Crestline, CA, September, 28, 2012, 6am - Caltrans is in the process of installing nine “Daylight Headlight Section” signs at various locations on State Route 18 from Crestline Cutoff to the Big Bear Dam. Caltrans worked in collaboration with the California Highway Patrol to install the new signs, which will enhance safety for mountain drivers … [Read more...]

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Delta Way

Big Bear City, CA, September 27, 7:30am - Officers from the California Highway Patrol and Big Bear City Fire Department were sent to the area of State Route 18, north of Delta Way, near Baldwin Lake for a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon. When officers arrived they found that Anthony Mario Macias, a 58 year-old resident of Apple Valley, was … [Read more...]