Saturday kicks off a season of shoreline care

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 10, 2013 - The Big Bear Municipal Water District invites the public to their annual Adopt-a-Shoreline kickoff event; it's scheduled for Saturday, May 11 at 9:00 a.m. at the MWD Headquarters (40524 Lakeview Drive). Volunteers will receive a t-shirt, hat and cleaning supplies to help beautify one of the most heavily used … [Read more...]

Bike club presents kids’ cycling extravaganza

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 10, 2013 - The second annual Big Bear Children's CycleFest is scheduled for Saturday, May 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Big Bear Sheriff's Office. This event is presented by  to help keep kids safe on the road. It includes free helmets, helmet inspection and fitting, free bike inspections and presentations on … [Read more...]

Missing hikers found in good condition

San Bernardino National Forest, May 7, 2013 - This morning, a Sheriff's helicopter spotted three hikers reported missing Sunday. At approximately 10:15 a.m., the three men -- Ryan Shankles, and Miguel DeLatorre from Oceanside, and David Yoder from Carlsbad -- were found in the area of Northfork Meadows, close to Mineshaft Campground.  They are … [Read more...]

Transportation challenge: Leave the car behind on Fridays

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 3, 2013 - The Big Bear Cycling Association has published their 2013 calendar, and they're calling the end of the week "Ride to Work Friday." The encouragement is timely, since a report issued yesterday finds the City of Big Bear Lake has a higher than average number of residents who drive alone to work. In 2012, 88.3% of … [Read more...]

Help preserve Big Bear Lake’s beauty

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 2, 2013 - The Big Bear Municipal Water District has scheduled their annual Adopt-a-Shoreline Kickoff event for 9:00 a.m. on May 11 at the District office (40524 Lakeview Drive). The lake shore is one of the most heavily used recreational areas in the valley, so litter is a constant concern. The  program recruits … [Read more...]

Help shape our future at the next Master Plan Workshop

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 29, 2013 - The City of Big Bear Lake's Pedestrian, Bicycle and Equestrian Master Plan Team presents a third public workshop on April 30, this one focusing on prioritizing and implementing the list of projects and programs. The workshop begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center (39707 Big Bear Boulevard). The … [Read more...]

Cycling season kicks off with Wednesday Expo

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 24, 2013 - The Big Bear Cycling Association is holding their free Open House and Expo at Nottingham’s Tavern from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday. This is a chance  to renew your membership or just learn about cycling in Big Bear Valley.  There will be happy hour food specials and $1 draft beers from Fat Tire, … [Read more...]

Public Comments Sought for Environmental Impact Statement

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 24, 2013 - Forest Service officials are seeking public comments by May 16 on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for a Proposed Amendment to the Land Management Plans for the four Southern California national forests (the Angeles, Cleveland, Los Padres, and San Bernardino). The SEIS analyzes the … [Read more...]

Ha-ha hatha: It’s not comedy, it’s exercise!

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 10, 2013 - The public is invited to an Introduction to Laughter Yoga on March 16 at 2pm. Certified Laughter Yoga instructor Julisa Smith will present the 90-minute donation-based workshop at Big Bear Yoga in the Village (40729 Village Dr.  Big Bear Lake). Julisa will share the health benefits of laughter, how … [Read more...]

USARC Ski-A-Thon set for March 2

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 24, 2013 - The U.S. Adaptive Recreation Center at Bear Mountain Resort provides adapted activities to physically and cognitively challenged children and adults. Part of the nonprofit organization’s costs – including subsidizing lessons, purchasing equipment and training 200 volunteers and staff members – are met by … [Read more...]