Blues Legends Play Lakeside Amphitheater

KennyWayne

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 23, 2013 - On August 3, Blues for the Zoo will raise funds for Big Bear Alpine Zoo, our local rehabilitation sanctuary for injured and confiscated animals. World-class music, food booths and an artisan fair will center around the Big Bear Lake Swim Beach Outdoor Amphitheater (41220 Park Avenue). Gates open at 1:00 p.m.; … [Read more...]

Local Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

San Bernardino, CA, September 19, 2012 - According to the San Bernardino County Court Records, murder suspect Ronald Michael Hitchcock, who was arrested on Saturday, September 15th for the murder of Deborah Crouch, plead not guilty to murder charges and not guilty to the charges of cruelty to another’s animal.   Hitchcock was a resident of Big … [Read more...]

Local Woman Identified in Swim Beach Incident

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 17, 2012 - UPDATE: The San Bernardino County Coroner’s office has released the name of the deceased victim found in a car that was pulled from the waters of Big Bear Lake at Swim Beach in Meadow Park last Saturday, September 15th.  In a bizarre series of events, at approximately 6am, a single vehicle apparently … [Read more...]

Crime Scene and Vehicle Accident at Meadow Park

Big Bear Lake, Ca, September 15, 2012 - Details are few regarding an incident that happened in the early morning hours today at Meadow Park.  A single vehicle apparently crashed through the fencing at Swim Beach, traveled through the beach area and into the water.  As of 3:00pm, the vehicle was still in the water with Big Bear Sheriff deputies … [Read more...]

Blues For The Zoo Brings Music To The Mountains

CJ-Chenier

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 25, 2012, 3:00pm - Blues For The Zoo, a fundraiser for the Big Bear Lake Moonridge Animal Park is set for Saturday, August 4 at the Swim Beach Outdoor Amphitheater. The afternoon of music from 3 to 7:30pm will feature C.J. Chenier, Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers, and Alvin Youngblood Hart. The gates open at 1pm and … [Read more...]

Transit Of Venus Today

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Big Bear Lake, CA, June 5, 2012, 8:00am – On May 20 there was solar eclipse, and today 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 until 2117. First contact, the moment Venus touches the Sun’s northeastern edge, will occur at 3:05 this afternoon. Looking … [Read more...]

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...]

Blues For The Zoo Benefit Concert Raises Funds For Moonridge Animal Park

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 1, 2011, noon - This year’s Blues for the Zoo benefit concert will take place on Saturday, August 6th. The concert features three of Chicago’s great blues guitarists and will help raise money for Moonridge Animal Park’s rehabilitation programs for orphaned and injured alpine wildlife. Singer-songwriter Brother Yusef … [Read more...]

Strut Your Mutt Brings Out the Dogs

Strut Your Mutt 2011, Photo Courtesy Linda's Critter Sitting

Big Bear Lake, Ca May 22, 2011 12:00 pm - The first ever Strut Your Mutt event in Big Bear brought close to 50 dogs and their owners to Swim Beach Saturday.  The silly-style dog show featured 10 contests including owner and pet look-a-likes, costumes, dog and owner howling, cutest and ugliest dogs, puppy love kisses, and the newspaper fetch … [Read more...]

Strut Your Mutt Contest

Presented by the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District, at the Swim Beach, 41220 Park Avenue, Big Bear Lake.  Contests include Cutest Dog, Ugliest Dog, The Grizzly Newspaper Fetch, Look-a-likes, and many more.  Entry Fees - $1 per contest or $3 for unlimited contests.  Call 909-866-9700 for additional information … [Read more...]

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