Stabbing Suspect at Large in Fawnskin

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Fawnskin, CA, August 16, 2014 - A 53-year-old stabbing victim was airlifted to a hospital for treatment from her Fawnskin residence Friday, after Big Bear Sheriff's Deputies responded to a disturbance on Barbara Lee Lane. The suspect is a 22-year-old autistic male named Jordan Lee Foster, who fled from the scene into a wooded area. A police … [Read more...]

Old Miners Days has Rich History

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Big Bear, CA, June 14, 2014 - In the summer of 1927, Big Bear had a parade celebrating its history that went right down Pine Knot Blvd. Local Big Bear historians think this may have been the true beginning of Old Miners Days. This year marks 65 years of Old Miners Days, Big Bear's longest running community event. Back in the early days through … [Read more...]

North Shore Residents Should Plan Ahead for Commutes

Fawnskin, CA, March 19, 2014 - The Redlands Bicycle Classic is a world-class five-day road cycling race that men and women from all over the country compete in. Next month, there will be a significant local impact for some local residents, when road closures will add time to commutes. The time trial for the bike race is scheduled for Thursday, … [Read more...]

“Celebrate Your Love” of Nature at the Discovery Center

Fawnskin, CA, February 4, 2014 - The Southern California Mountains Foundation is presenting a "Celebrate Your Love" Benefit for the Discovery Center this Saturday, February 8th, at the Discovery Center, as a culmination of their holiday fund raising campaign to raise the $25,000 needed to continue the high level of service, programming and … [Read more...]

Renaissance Society Wants to Fund Your Academic Pursuits

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Fawnskin, CA, January 24, 2014 - The Big Bear Renaissance Faire has announced their 2014 dates, and if it sounds early to be thinking about tickets, remember that some events--like the Queens’ Tea, Warriors Table and the Royal Gallery--sold out last year. The annual event’s living history reenactments and merry entertainers draw families and … [Read more...]

Strapped for Cash? Strap on the Snowshoes!

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Fawnskin, CA, January 6, 2014 - For the third year, the Southern California Mountains Foundation will team up with REI, Rancho Cucamonga to host Winter Trails Day at the Big Bear Discovery Center. Winter Trails Day is a national event that offers those new to snow sports an opportunity to try snowshoeing and other winter activities for free. On … [Read more...]

Discovery Center Breaks New Ground

Fawnskin, CA, August 30, 2013 -- The Big Bear Discovery Center has long been an education portal to the outdoors. Now, it is the first certified Nature Explore Classroom in a U.S. National Forest. Nature Explore Classrooms are part of a collaborative project of the Arbor Day Foundation and the Dimensions Educational Research Foundation … [Read more...]

Gypsies, Pirates and Knights Return to Pedersen Sawmill

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      Fawnskin, CA, July 30, 2013 - This year, the Big Bear Renaissance Faire returns to Pedersen Sawmill and expands to three weekends: August 3-4, August 10-11 and August 17-18. Pedersen Sawmill is located at 39115 Rim of the World Drive in Fawnskin. The usual favorites will be back, including the jousting knights … [Read more...]

Fawnskin Fire Now 90% Contained

Fawnskin, CA, April 22, 2013, 6pm - With good news to report, Forest Service personnel are now stating that the Fawnskin Fire is at 90% containment with full control and containment expected by Friday evening. … [Read more...]

Fawnskin Fire in the Mop Up Stage

Fawnskin, CA, April 22, 2013, 4:00pm - According to US Forest Service personnel, the Fawnskin Fire is in the m0p up stage and remains at 60% containment and 30 acres with no growth on the fire today.  Crews continue to hold and improve lines.  The official has been determined to be an escaped campfire. … [Read more...]