Big Bear News - Lake Arrowhead/Needles, CA - According to the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, officials are urging residents to take precautions after a bird carcass collected in Lake Arrowhead and a collection of mosquitoes from Needles tested positive for West Nile virus. The Steller’s jay, collected on July 5, is the first positive case of 2021 within … [Read more...] about Lake Arrowhead Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
Big Bear News - Mentone, CA - UPDATE: 7:00PM - Unified Command with the Redlands Fire Department were able to stop the forward rate of spread of the Mill Fire holding it at 3.3 acres. All aircraft called to the incident have been released. A section of Highway 38 remains closed until approximately 8pm or 9pm. The cause of the fire is under investigation. At about 4:45pm … [Read more...] about Vegetation Fire at Bottom of Highway 38: Mill Fire
Big Bear News - Big Bear Lake, CA - At Monday night’s meeting of the Big Bear Lake City Council, the meeting, including a three hour closed session, lasted over nine hours. Among the subjects covered, in a 3 to 1 vote, the Council agreed to fill resigned Councilmember Dave Caretto’s seat by an appointment instead of holding a costly special election. A resolution was approved … [Read more...] about No Moratorium on Permits. No Decision on Grocery Outlet.
Big Bear News - Big Bear Lake, CA - The 2nd Annual Big Bear Film Summit runs this week, June 25th to June 27th. Originally created to encourage artistic production in and around Big Bear Lake, the Big Bear Film Summit is excited to present a “physical” film festival, following its virtual debut last year. Film screenings will be held at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts … [Read more...] about Big Bear Film Summit Returns to Big Bear
Big Bear News - Big Bear Lake, CA - In a letter addressed to the City Clerk for the City of Big Bear Lake, Mayor Dave Caretto is resigning from the Big Bear Lake City Council effective June 18, 2021. Citing recent, serious and unexpected medical issues, as well as other life changes including a new granddaughter, Caretto now finds it essentially impossible for him to … [Read more...] about Mayor David Caretto Resigns