Big Bear, CA, February 2, 2017 - Big Bear Fire Department and CAL FIRE have teamed up to clear fire hydrants buried by last week’s series of big storms. Beginning, Monday, January 30, 2017, CAL FIRE put hand-crews on the streets of Big Bear Valley helping dig out the hydrants buried under huge berms of ice and snow. These hand-crews, dressed in orange jump suits, are part of … [Read more...] about CAL FIRE Hand-Crews Clear Hydrants Buried by Winter Storms
Mount Baldy, CA, January 27, 2017 - On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, 4 people had to be rescued by hoist via helicopter in two separate incidents in the Mount Baldy area. On Wednesday, January 25, Sally Morley, 61years old of Temecula and Ellen Coleman, 63 years old of Riverside were hiking down a snow-packed ridgeline into San Antonio Canyon at the 8500’ level. … [Read more...] about Be Careful in the Backcountry
Big Bear, CA, January 19, 2017 - During this series of winter storms, Caltrans’ crews will be working 24/7 monitoring state routes and keeping roadways open and clear. Snow levels could drop as low as 4,000' during the next few days. Crews across the state have been preparing by plowing snow off of state routes, clearing culverts and drains, pumping water from roadways, … [Read more...] about Caltrans Prepares for Storms and You Should Too
Big Bear, CA, December 29, 2016 - Hundreds of thousands of visitors will travel to San Bernardino Mountain resorts this winter for recreation. The California Department of Transportation released survey data in June 2016 that shows nearly half of all motorists surveyed admit to sometimes littering along the state's highways. Yesterday, the Director of Caltrans District 8 … [Read more...] about Don’t Trash The Mountains
Big Bear Lake, Ca - December 28, 2016 4:00 pm - With the recent snowfall in the Big Bear Valley, KBHR and the Big Bear Municipal Water District are reminding everyone of the dangers of walking on lake ice. Not only can it cost you your life, it can cost you money, and jeopardize the safety of rescuers. Every winter the San Bernardino County Sheriff and MWD receive calls related … [Read more...] about With increased Snowfall & Colder Temperatures: Reminder to Stay Off Lake Ice!
Big Bear, CA, November 24, 2016 - Both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit have been blowing snow for more than a week now and Big Bear Mountain Resorts have announced that Bear Mountain will open Friday at 8:30 am with top to bottom runs on chairs 9 and 7. Hours through the weekend will be 8:30 - 4. The opening date for Summit will be announced very soon. Besides world class … [Read more...] about Bear Mountain Opens Friday