Big Bear Valley CERT to offer training class | Big Bear Valley CERT helps prepare community for disaster

Big Bear Valley CERT to offer training class | Big Bear Valley CERT helps prepare community for disaster

To educate citizens to be better prepared to take care of themselves, family, friends and neighbors in the event of a disaster of any type until emergency responders can arrive, the Big Bear Valley Community Emergency Response Team is hosting a training class scheduled for 5:45 to 9:45 p.m. on October 17 thru October 21 at the Paradise Training Center at 417 Grenfal (corner of Grenfal and Paradise) in Big Bear City. The objective of the BBV-CERT is to provide public education, training and opportunities for volunteers to support community…

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State Route 18 (Arctic Circle) closes for winter preparation near Big Bear Lake | Travelers advised to use Hwy 38 from Redlands for journey to Big Bear in October

State Route 18 (Arctic Circle) closes for winter preparation near Big Bear Lake | Travelers advised to use Hwy 38 from Redlands for journey to Big Bear in October

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 will close State Route 18 (SR-18) in the “Arctic Circle” near Big Bear Monday through Friday, October 3, to October 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. No closures are schedule for Friday, October 14. The closure limits are between Snow Valley Mountain Resort and Big Bear Dam. The full closure will take place during daytime hours due to safety considerations and additional work. Caltrans will be completing annual routine maintenance in preparation for winter. Some of the work items that will…

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Big Bear Sierra Club offers 2 hikes Saturday, September 24 | Big Bear Lake Sierra Club hikes are fun for the entire family

Big Bear Sierra Club offers 2 hikes Saturday, September 24 | Big Bear Lake Sierra Club hikes are fun for the entire family

Sierra Club hikes Saturday September 24th 8:00 am – Keller Peak/Exploration Trail Hike Join me for a moderate 8 -9 mile, 1300 ft elevation gain hike up the Keller Peak/Exploration Trail in the Running Springs area. This is a popular, yet still lovely hike in our local mountains. We will hike through pines, oaks and firs. At the top we will stop for a snack/lunch break and take in the views and rock formations before returning on the same trail to our vehicles. For more information and to make a…

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Big Bear Lake TroutfesT is Oct. 1 and 2

Big Bear Lake TroutfesT is Oct. 1 and 2

The 12th Annual Western Outdoor News TroutfesT will be in Big Bear Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2. Sign up for the 2016 Big Bear Lake TroutfesT online at https://www.wonews.com/c-38-2016-won-big-bear-troutfest-oct-1st-2nd-biggest-and-best-trout-tournament-in-beautiful-big-bear-.aspx, call Billy Egan at (949) 366-0248 or Lori Twilegar at (949) 366-0030, ext. 26. The current Big Bear record has been somewhat debated over the years — many old-time Big Bear folks lean with the reported 19.75-pound rainbow caught and documented in 1931, while the officially recognized lake record stands as the 18.69-pound trout caught Memorial Day Weekend of…

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Time to Wine in Big Bear Lake Village

Time to Wine in Big Bear Lake Village

The Village Business Association of Big Bear Lake will host its annual Fall Wine Walk on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. in the downtown Big Bear Lake Village shopping district. This merchant organized event showcases fine wines from around the world and the Village’s unique businesses. Tickets are only $45. “Food Only” tickets can be purchased for $20 each. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bigbearlakevillage.com or at The UPS Store on Village Drive. A portion of the proceeds to be donated to Big Bear Valley Education…

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Vote now, Vote every day, in Pink Glove Dance Video contest | Pink Glove Dance Competition for Big Bear Healthcare District

Vote now, Vote every day, in Pink Glove Dance Video contest | Pink Glove Dance Competition for Big Bear Healthcare District

The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District, in collaboration with the city of Big Bear Lake City Council, the city of Big Bear Lake Fire Department and Bear Valley Soroptimist Club, has submitted its 2016 Medline Pink Glove Dance video. Winning the competition would bring up to $10,000 to the District to help in its battle against breast cancer. Everyone can vote everyday through September 23 and with every email address they possess. Voting is easy. Click here, on this bold sentence, and you will be redirected to the Distict’s PinkGlove…

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Enjoy trout fishing with Lucky Bear Fishing Charters

Enjoy trout fishing with Lucky Bear Fishing Charters

Your guides at Lucky Bear Fishing Charters are Mike and Trish Marzell, the only professionally licensed husband and wife charter fishing guides on Big Bear Lake. Mike and Trish have been fishing for rainbow trout together on Big Bear Lake for 25 years. Mike is your captain and Trish is his first mate. Their goal is for all guests to experience quality fishing, personal attention, fun memories and a safe time on a clean, fully-equipped pontoon. All rainbow trout fishing is done by trolling, which means the boat is moving…

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Don’t miss annul Busy Bear Quilt Guild show

Don’t miss annul Busy Bear Quilt Guild show

Busy Bears Quilt Guild of Big Bear Lake presents their annual quilt show at Big Bear Middle School at 41275 Big Bear Boulevard on Saturday, September 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday, September 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $5 – Children Under 12 Free Quilts for Sale – Boutique – Vendors – Boutique – Door Prizes and More! Please call (909)584-4799 or visit www.busybearsquiltguild.com for more details. Busy Bear Annual Quilt Show Saturday, September 03, 2016 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Big Bear Middle…

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Music in the Mountains offers Marshall Tucker Band

Music in the Mountains offers Marshall Tucker Band

The Marshall Tucker Band got its start in Spartanburg, S.C., borrowing the name “Marshall Tucker” from a piano tuner whose name was found on a key ring in their old rehearsal space. In 1972, they signed with Capricorn Records, the same label that guided The Allman Brothers Band, Wet Willie, and others to national fame. The MTB opened shows for The Allman Brothers in 1973, and the following year, they began to headline their own shows across America due to the platinum-plus sales of their debut album. Since then, the…

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Free Mountain Communities Health Fair

Free Mountain Communities Health Fair

There will be a free Mountain Communities Health Fair on Saturday, August 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Big Bear Convention Center. The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District and Lions International collaborate to put on the fair. It’s a chance to learn about health programs and resources available in the Big Bear Community that can help improve health and quality of life. There will be for vision, hearing and dental screening available. Exhibitors with valley health services, fun activities for the kids, giveaways, free food and drinks,…

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