• Highway 38 closed for air rescue January 22, 2019
    Highway 38 is closed in both directions for an unknown duration for a air rescue operation. The closure will take place at the Jenks Lake Road site on Highway 38.
  • Traffic on and off the mountain from slow to a standstill January 20, 2019
    UPDATE: Sunday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. — Downbound traffic on Highways 18/330 to Highland from Big Bear are experiencing 30-plus minute delays.
  • Total lunar eclipse set for Sunday, Jan. 20 January 20, 2019
    The storms have left, and the sky is clear in Big Bear. And that’s a good thing, especially if you want to see the first lunar eclipse of 2019.
  • Vehicle catches fire on highway January 18, 2019
    Expect delays on Highway 330 due to a vehicle fire.
  • Wet, windy Big Bear day January 17, 2019
    The final round of storms to hit the mountains is bringing rain and wind to Big Bear today.
  • Parolee arrested on firearms possession January 17, 2019
    Freddie Chavez, 26, of Big Bear Lake is in custody awaiting an arraignment hearing in San Bernardino. Chavez was arrested on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and violating his parole terms. There is a gang…
  • Public welcome at Ed Foundation meeting January 16, 2019
    The Bear Valley Unified School District Education Foundation meets Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. at the district office. All individuals interested in the discussion regarding recently-donated property are encouraged to attend the meeting.
  • On the agenda January 16, 2019
    The public can stay informed by attending and participating in local government meetings. Check each agency’s website for a copy of the latest meeting agenda or call them for more information.

Road Conditions

Road conditions in and around Big Bear Lake should be checked before and during your trips to be sure you are driving at optimal times; however, note that the roads are cleared frequently and effectively, and keeping the roads clean and safe is a big priority of this region that loves its popularity for winter sports and tourism. Here are a few sources to check when you need to know Big Bear mountain area road conditions:

KBHR 93.3 FM Updates
http://kbhr933.com/weather-roads/big-bear-roads

Current road conditions or accidents report by the California Department of Transportation:
http://goldenbear.net/roads.cfm/

This interactive map informs of any restrictions; click on the area you need info for:
http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/do8map.htm

Road conditions in this area can change quickly, so bookmark this page and check these sources frequently during your travel.