Old Miners Parade to be held on the National Day of the Cowboy

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Big Bear, Ca July 18, 2011 8:00 am - Big Bear’s Old Miners Parade is set to travel through the Village and along Big Bear Blvd on Saturday, July 23.  Happily, this date coincides with the 7th annual National Day of the Cowboy, a day set aside to celebrate and honor cowboy heritage.  Recently California adopted SCR 48, a resolution introduced by … [Read more...]

Big Bear Rave Canceled

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Big Bear, Ca July 15, 2011 5:00 pm - The summer rave concert that raised the concerns of parents and other local residents has been cancelled, according to the promoter's page on Facebook.  Evollove, a new concert production company based in Big Bear City posted on Facebook on July 14 at approximately 7:00 pm, "I regret to inform you taht [sic] … [Read more...]

Music for Forest Restoration at Discovery Center

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 Big Bear, Ca July 15, 2011 3:00 pm - The tribute band acclaimed as “the next best thing” to seeing the superstar rock group Journey, Don’t Stop Believin’ is bringing their music to the Big Bear Discovery Center Saturday night.  The concert is a fundraiser for the National Forest Association’s programs for forest restoration and youth … [Read more...]

Carmegeddon Solution: Big Bear

Big Bear, Ca July 15, 2011 1:00 pm - With much of Los Angeles in an uproar over the closing of the parts of the 405 this weekend, Big Bear would like to offer a solution.  Come visit our cool mountain air, beautiful lake, great hiking and mountain biking trails, cozy cabins, full-service hotels, and restaurants for any taste, even Nepalese!  No … [Read more...]

Fire District Board Updated on Firewise Programs

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Big Bear Lake, Ca July 15, 2011 12:00 pm - During Wednesday’s meeting of the Big Bear Lake Fire District, Fire Fuels Reduction Supervisor David Yegge gave a presentation about the multiple fire prevention programs the city is pursuing.  Big Bear Lake has received commendation for these programs, including an article in Sunset Magazine last … [Read more...]

GPS Readings to Determine Earthquake Fault Movement

Big Bear, Ca July 15, 2011 8:00 am - Four research scientists visiting Big Bear this weekend won't be seen in the Village or on the lake.  The two teams of geology students are in the Valley to measure earthquake fault movement.  The project headed by Cal State San Bernardino professor of geological sciences Sally McGill, is surveying benchmarks … [Read more...]

Chili Cookoff Hottest Event this Weekend

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Big Bear’s chili cookoff this Saturday is set to be the spiciest event of the weekend.  Over 40 chili cooks are coming to Big Bear to compete with local cookers in this International Chili Society sanctioned cook-off, each hoping to be the winner and go on to the all-California competition.  Four categories will be judged: red chili, green … [Read more...]

New Fire Chief for Big Bear Lake Sworn In

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    Big Bear Lake, Ca July 14, 2011 12:00 pm - Yesterday’s meeting of the Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District was notable in many ways.  With most items on the agenda entered on the Consent Calendar, the board was able to focus their attention on a presentation on the Healthy Urban Forest Initiative by David Yegge and the final … [Read more...]

CERT Class Beginning July 18

Big Bear, Ca July 14, 2011 8:00 am - Fire Departments in Big Bear Valley are currently offering Community Emergency Response Team courses.  The CERT program is designed to train members of the community as emergency service volunteers.  Once trained, CERT volunteers respond to disaster situations by fanning out within their neighborhood putting … [Read more...]

Wilderness First Aid Class at Discovery Center

Big Bear, Ca July 13, 2011 3:00 pm - This weekend, the Big Bear Discovery Center will host a Wilderness First Aid class.  The 2-day class sponsored by the Wilderness Medicine Institute of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and the sporting goods company REI provides the first aid skills needed for hikers, mountain bikers, jeep … [Read more...]

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