The June 5th Transit Of Venus, The Last In Our Lifetime

Photo Sky and Telescope

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 30, 2012, 5:00pm – Two spectacular astronomical events so closely related to one another in time, doesn’t happen very often. On May 20 we were treated with a solar eclipse. Now, on June 5 the planet Venus will cross the face of the Sun in its orbit. The last time this happened was in 2004, and it won’t happen again … [Read more...]

Speech Contest Focuses on Bullying

Big Bear, Ca, February 24, 2012, 3:00pm - The American Association of University Women in conjunction with Bearly Speaking Toastmasters will be holding a speech contest on February 28th for actively enrolled high school students.  The speech contest will focus on the topic of “Bullying: So What?” and so far there are 10 contestants, and more … [Read more...]

BVUSD Board Of Trustees To Meet For Special Workshop

Big Bear, Ca, February 23, 2012, 3:00pm - There will be a special meeting of the  Bear Valley Unified School District on Friday, February 24th at the Big Bear Middle School Library at 5:00pm.  The meeting will focus on a workshop discussing the second interim, which entails the BVUSD board of trustees setting a goal of having a positive … [Read more...]

Fire Restrictions Reduced on National Forest Land

Big Bear, Ca, February 23, 2012, 12:00pm - With the recent winter weather the Big Bear Valley, and surrounding San Bernardino National Forest received, fire restrictions have once again been reduced.  Under normal winter weather conditions fire restriction remain reduced throughout the winter months, however this year fire restrictions were … [Read more...]

Fundraiser for 25 Year Old Kim Fares, Who is Battling Stage 4 Breast Cancer

Kim after donating her hair

Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2012, 5:00pm - The Hacienda Grill will be holding a fundraiser for local 25 year old Kim Fares, who is currently fighting Stage 4 Breast Cancer.  The Hacienda Grill will donate 30% of their proceeds from orders off their regular menu on Wednesday, February 21st, and will also donate 50 cents for each “like” they get … [Read more...]

Big Bear Airport and Bear Valley Electric Work Together: Save $, Save Energy

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Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2012, 12:00pm - The Big Bear Airport District is saving money, and helping Bear Valley Electric save energy in the process.  The Airport and Bear Valley Electric have been working together to save energy at the airport for over a year, by doing two main projects:  retrofitting the old inefficient lighting in the … [Read more...]

5th Annual “Snowshoe The Bear” Starts “Conquer The Bear” Series

Big Bear, Ca, February 20, 2012, 12:00pm - The recent 14 inches of snowfall the Big Bear Valley received will be perfect snowpack for the 5th annual Snowshoe the Bear race that will take place this Saturday, February 25th. Snowshoe the Bear is a great event for anyone who has ever wanted to give snowshoeing a try.  There is a challenge for … [Read more...]

Enjoy the Fresh Snow This Holiday Weekend!

Big Bear, Ca, February 17, 2012, 4:00pm - The recent snowfall the Big Bear Valley received has created great conditions for this holiday weekend.  With 14-16 inches of fresh snow on the slopes and surrounding mountainside, skiers, snowboarders and snowshoers are in for a great weekend.  Nearly all the runs are open at both Snow Summit and Bear … [Read more...]

Holcomb Valley Trail Run

The Holcomb Valley Trail Run was established by Gary & Pam Kalina in 1997.  Gary was an avid runner; he realized that some of the best trail running in Southern California was right here in Big Bear.  And some of the best trail running in Big Bear was on the Pacific Crest Trail.  The Holcomb Valley trail run will take place on June 10th, and … [Read more...]

Fishing for $50k Trout Derby

On June 9 and 10, 2012, Big Bear Lake's "Fishin' for $50K" Trout Derby in Southern California gives anglers the chance to do so. There are a total of ten tagged trout at the Fishin' for $50K Trout Derby including one particular fish worth the big bucks. The angler who bags the grand prize tagged trout will win $50,000.  To register go to … [Read more...]