Stater Bros. Markets Big Bear Location Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Stater Bros Markets Press Release

San Bernardino, California (December 14, 2020) – Stater Bros. Markets recently celebrated the 40th Anniversary of its Big Bear location as well as the completion of an exterior remodel.

Located at 42171 Big Bear Blvd., the store is led by Rick Jaeger, a longtime Big Bear resident who also celebrated his 40-year anniversary with the company this year.

“Big Bear is a tight-knit community so when we are serving our customers, we are serving our friends, family, and neighbors. Stater Bros. is truly a part of this community and I’m thrilled that I have been able to be here for all 40 years,” said Rick Jaeger, Store Manager.

In honor of the Anniversary celebration, the store employees handed out flowers to the customers and Stater Bros. Charities presented a $4,000 donation to The Lighthouse Project Inc. to support Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a book gifting program that provides free, high-quality books to children.

The revamped supermarket features:

  • A newly renovated exterior facade
  • A Full Service Deli including Cleo & Leo hand-breaded fried chicken, specialty sandwiches and wraps, taco and burrito combo meals and a full line of prepared party trays
  • A Full Service Hot Bakery with a full selection of Artisan breads and rolls, fresh pastries and in-house decorators to assist with all special occasion needs     
  • An Expanded Full Service Meat Case with added technology to keep product at its freshest
  • A Full Service Fresh Seafood Department with friendly experts to help with selection
  • An Enhanced Garden Fresh Produce Department with expanded organic selections and a fresh cut fruit station
  • Handcrafted sushi made in-house daily
  • An expanded beer, wine and liquor department featuring a wider selection of wines, spirits, and the coldest beer in town!               
  • Widened aisles to improve our customer’s shopping experience
  • Environmentally friendly solar panels and use of energy-efficient LED lighting

About Stater Bros. Markets

Stater Bros. was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California and the largest private employer in both San Bernardino County and Riverside County.  The Company currently operates 170 Supermarkets, and there are approximately 18,000 members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family.  Since 2008, Stater Bros. and Stater Bros. Charities have contributed more than $80 million in food and funds to local Southern California communities. For more information, visit


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