Traveling Vietnam Wall Visits Big Bear Lake

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 26, 2013 - The American Veterans Traveling Tribute will be at Meadow Park (41220 Park Avenue) in Big Bear Lake from September 26-28, with the Cost of Freedom Tribute, the largest replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall traveling the USA. The mission of the project is to travel the nation to honor, respect, and … [Read more...]

This Saturday, Forget the Forest Fees

San Bernardino National Forest, September 27, 2013 - The San Bernardino National Forest is offering a fee-free day this Saturday in conjunction with the 20th annual National Public Lands Day. On September 28, no Adventure Pass will be required for use of Standard Amenity Fee sites. National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest, single-day … [Read more...]

Filmmakers With Big Bear Ties Take home prizes

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 24, 2013 - The 14th Annual Big Bear Lake International Film Festival (BBLIFF) wrapped up Sunday, and two locals are among the winners. Big Bear City resident Steve Copeland took home the Audience Award for Best International Showcase. His documentary SHIFT OF THE AGES, which Steve co-wrote with Joseph Glove, was … [Read more...]

“Ultra Marathoner Crossing!”

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2013 - The Kodiak Ultramarathon will bring 450 of the world's elite athletes to Big Bear this weekend, as they trail-run 50- and 100-mile courses through the San Bernardino Mountains. Both courses keep runners between 6,900? and 10,000? and give them over 12,000 feet in elevation gain over multiple climbs and … [Read more...]

Sneak Preview of “A.C.O.D” at the PAC

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2013 - Fans of "Parks & Recreation" will get to see its stars on the big screen this weekend, in the upcoming comedy A.C.O.D. The movie premiered at Sundance in January and will be officially released October 4th, but visitors to the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center (PAC) will get a sneak preview the night … [Read more...]

Blind Fencers Subject of Film at Village Theaters

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 17, 2013 -- George Adams, a multi-award-winning filmmaker, opens his latest documentary at one of the top-rated film festivals in the country, the Big Bear Lake International Film Festival (BBLIFF). See the trailer here. For Touche: A Blind Fencer’s Story, Adams spent 18 months documenting a single mother in her … [Read more...]

Jessica Brasher Takes the Crown

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 15, 2013 --With 21 hopefuls vying for the title, Jessica Brasher was crowned Miss Big Bear in a ceremony at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center last night. Her court consists of 1st-runner-up Kodie Cash, 2nd-runner-up Delaney Warren, 3rd-runner-up Raven Young and 4th-runner-up Lexi Contreras. The five girls now … [Read more...]

Sacred Landmark in Big Bear is Subject of “God’s Golden Eye”

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Baldwin Lake, CA, September 13, 2013 -- Part-time local resident Ian James Murphy will premier his inaugural film at the 2013 Big Bear Lake International Film Festival. “God’s Golden Eye” is a historical account of the desecration of a sacred tribal landmark near Baldwin Lake. Serrano Indians occupied our local mountains 2,000 years ago, … [Read more...]

Big Bear Director Explores Mayan Culture

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 13, 2013 -- Big Bear City resident Steve Copeland will compete with 125 other directors in the 14th annual Big Bear Lake International Film Festival. "The Shift of the Ages" is a historical documentary set against the backdrop of the ‘end’ of the Mayan Long Count calendar. The film traces the story of Wandering … [Read more...]

The 43rd Annual Oktoberfest Opens This Weekend

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 11, 2013 ---  Southern California’s #1 rated Oktoberfest returns to the Big Bear Lake Convention Center with American’s Hero weekend.  On Saturday, September 14 free admission will be offered to all past and present military and their immediate families, as well as firefighters and law enforcement.  Opening … [Read more...]