Detectives arrest Joseph Vaughn of Big Bear for murder

Detectives arrest Joseph Vaughn of Big Bear for murder

On Tuesday, May 15, 2016, at approximately 2:05 p.m., deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of a stabbing in the area of the 2100 block of E. State Lane in Erwin Lake. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim who was suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Witnesses advised deputies that a male suspect had fled the location of the stabbing and was believed to be at a residence in the 2100 block…

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Big Bear Valley Historical Museum to cut ribbon on new attraction

Big Bear Valley Historical Museum to cut ribbon on new attraction

The Big Bear Valley Historical Museum will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, for the now renovated 1919 Camp Juniper General Store and Minnelusa Post Office. This project began in 2009 upon moving the building to the museum site. The extensive restoration project took nearly 6 years and $80,000 to rescue, restore and create an interior of the original store, and make the cabin available for public attendance. This endeavor has been the crown jewel for the local Historical Society. The Museum features…

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‘Bach To Rock’ with youth orchestras headed for Big Bear PAC

‘Bach To Rock’ with youth orchestras headed for Big Bear PAC

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 onstage in the city of Big Bear Lake’s Performing Arts Center, the Lighthouse Youth Orchestras and Bear Valley Elementary Strings will present “Bach To Rock 2016” directed By Sharon Rizzo. Tickets, (adults $12, seniors $10 and kids $8), are on sale at www.citybigbearlake.com. Please call (909) 866-4970 for more information. To learn more about the individual strings programs, please contact Sharon Rizzo at sharon@mountaintopstrings.com or visit www.mountaintopstrings.org.

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Animal Planet to host town hall on Sasquatch in Lake Arrowhead

Animal Planet to host town hall on Sasquatch in Lake Arrowhead

Animal Planet’s hit series “Finding Bigfoot” will be filming an episode this June in the Lake Arrowhead area. The team, Matt Moneymaker, Cliff Barackman, James “Bobo” Fay, and Ranae Holland, are hard at work looking for the latest Bigfoot sightings, evidence, and stories and they need your help. Have you seen what you believe is a Sasquatch? Have you experienced mysterious sounds, unusual tracks, or other phenomena that point to Bigfoot? They want to hear from you. Email your experiences and encounters to: FB.SoCal@gmail.com You could be invited to share…

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Soroptimist to host ‘Taste of Big Bear’ at The Lodge

Soroptimist to host ‘Taste of Big Bear’ at The Lodge

Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley is pleased to announce the return of A Taste of Big Bear! Big Bear is home to fantastic restaurants, and the Taste of Big Bear event brings together restaurants serving the Big Bear Valley under one roof to tempt guests with their finest offerings. Attendees may experience this exquisite evening of food, fun and entertainment from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at The Lodge, a Holiday Inn Resort, 40650 Big Bear Blvd., in Big Bear Lake. Admission includes tastings, live music…

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The Breakthrough Task Force hosts Open House

The Breakthrough Task Force hosts Open House

Beginning at 6 p.m. and going until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, the Breakthrough Task Force will host an Open House to showcase the work of the coalition over the past year and introduce residents of the Big Bear Valley to the Homeless Outreach Proactive Enforcement (HOPE) Team of San Bernardino County. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend this event. It will be held at The Mom and Dad Project which is located at 41820 Garstin Dr. in Big Bear Lake. The HOPE presentation will begin at…

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Big Bear Lake Rotary Club hosts annual fireworks spectacular, barbecue at Marina Resort

Big Bear Lake Rotary Club hosts annual fireworks spectacular, barbecue at Marina Resort

Big Bear’s annual July 4th celebration will again feature a spectacular fireworks show put on by the Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake and underwritten by the city of Big Bear Lake and with donations from many local businesses and individuals. The show is one of the largest and most elaborate fireworks displays put on in Southern California. Fireworks are shot off from the middle of the lake from a large barge, prepared and manned by local Rotarians and a crew from Pyro Spectaculars. Additional fireworks are shot off from…

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Big Bear Lake Wine walk is on

Big Bear Lake Wine walk is on

The Village Business Association of Big Bear Lake hosts its annual Summer Wine Walk on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the downtown Big Bear Lake Village shopping district. For information, visit www.BigBearLakeVillage.com. The merchant organized event will showcase fine wines from around the world and the Village’s unique businesses, with a portion of the proceeds to be donated to Big Bear Valley Education Trust, Christmas in the Village and numerous other events for the community. A Wine Walk is a social event that combines…

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Be part of the Peaks of Big Bear hikes

Be part of the Peaks of Big Bear hikes

The Big Bear Sierra Club invites one and all to join with members for a “Peaks of Big Bear” hike. This is a moderate, 7 mile, 1,400 ft in elevation, round trip hike to the Bertha Peak Electronic Relay Station. The hike begins at the Cougar Crest Trailhead on the north shore of Big Bear Lake and travelers hike a trail that is surrounded by oaks, pines and junipers and offers fantastic views of Big Bear Lake, Holcomb Valley and the surrounding mountains. This hike is one of many Peaks…

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