After more than 125 people fanned out across Southern California’s Inland Empire to participate in the last public bald eagle count of the season, a bald eagle in Big Bear laid a second egg at a nest where a live webcam is placed. It was laid at approximately 5:25 p.m. The first egg was laid on Wednesday, March 6. The incubation period for bald eagle eggs averages around … [Read more...] about Eagle Update: Second Egg Laid! Baby Eagle in Our Future?
Sugarloaf, CA - On Wednesday, March 6, at approximately 11:19 pm, deputies responded to the report of a domestic disturbance with shots fired. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim, Kyle McWilliams, suffering from gunshot wounds. Emergency fire personnel responded to the location and transported McWilliams to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Sheriff’s … [Read more...] about Domestic Disturbance/Murder Investigation in Sugarloaf
Big Bear Lake, CA – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin emergency slope repairs on State Route 18 (SR-18) in Big Bear near the Big Bear Dam. During the work there will be a one-way flagging operation. Please be advised there will occasionally be a 30-minute full closure in the area. The emergency work will require the contractor to work 7 days a … [Read more...] about Emergency Slope Repairs on SR-18 in Big Bear
Snow Valley has been closed since Valentine's Day, when a storm dropped 9 inches of rain then 34 inches of snow which resulted in the undermining of a portion of Highway 18 between Snow Valley and Green Valley Lake. The opening of Highway 18 will also signal the reopening of Snow Valley which has been closed for over two weeks. And now the management and employees can also … [Read more...] about Highway 18 Now Open and Snow Valley to Reopen Saturday March 2nd
Big Bear, CA - Bear Valley Electric Service has completed repairs and fully restored power to all customers, following the historic winter storm that battered the area between Feb. 14-18. Crews worked around-the-clock to safely repair damaged utility poles and remove fallen trees that compromised power lines throughout the community, resulting in extended outages for … [Read more...] about BVES Completes Repairs, Restores Power After Historic Winter Storm
Due to the weather forecast of below freezing temperatures and unsafe road conditions, schools in the Bear Valley Unified School District will be closed on Friday, February 22, 2019. We look forward to resuming our normal schedule on Monday, February 25, 2019. Wednesday report: Bear Valley Unified School District is calling for a snow day for Thursday, February 21st. … [Read more...] about UPDATE: No School on Friday, February 22nd as well as No School on Thursday, February 21st