Art of Yoga Project Empowers At-Risk Girls

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 7, 2014 - Big Bear Yoga is presenting a workshop this Saturday in Yoga Nidra, a restful, healing practice that releases long-held tensions, injuries and emotions. What makes this event even more worthwhile is that it benefits a nonprofit organization called The Art of Yoga Project. The Project helps rehabilitate at-risk … [Read more...]

Edison Glitch Causes Brief Power Outage

Big Bear Valley, CA, March 6, 2014 - Due to a problem with Southern California Edison equipment near the Big Bear Transfer Station at the east end of the Valley, customers lost power briefly in the 4:00 hour today. According to Bear Valley Electric Supervisor Dan Sandry, power was restored as soon as Edison resolved the problem. … [Read more...]

Teenager Profits From Public Speaking

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Big Bear Lake, CA March 6, 2014 - Big Bear High School student Elizabeth Johnson took home the $200 prize for 1st place at the annual Speech Trek contest for high school students. Her five-minute speech addressed the topic of “Women at the Top…Why Not?” Judges will now view performance DVDs of first place winners from throughout the state and … [Read more...]

Special Senate Election Set For March 25

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San Bernardino County, CA, March 5, 2014 - Voter Information Guides have started appearing in  mailboxes for the March 25th Special Primary Election for State Senate District 23. The District is shared by San Bernardino, Riverside, and Los Angeles counties, with the majority of voters residing in the Inland Empire. Each Information Guide includes … [Read more...]

Xeriscape Garden Tour Highlights Beautiful Landscapes and Water Conservation

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  Big Bear, CA, March 4, 2014 - With Spring approaching, thoughts are turning to gardening and planting. 2013 was the driest year on record in California and aside from our recent storm, 2014 is shaping up to be another very dry year. Native and drought tolerant plants are definitely a wise choice for your garden. They may cost … [Read more...]

The Race is on to Raise Money for MS

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 3, 2014 - National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Week starts today, and locals have already started collecting pledges for the annual Walk MS event along the Alpine Pedal Path. On May 3, the Southern California & Nevada Chapter of the National MS Society will kick off the festivities at North Shore Elementary … [Read more...]

Bottom time for Pirate Ship “Time Bandit”

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Big Bear Lake, CA  March 2 2014 - The tour boat with it's famous movie history "Time Bandit" or simply known as "The Pirate Ship" fell victim to recent hard rains and heavy wet snow.  The Time Bandit is now sitting on the bottom at it's home port Holloway's Marina.  According to owner Loren Hafen, he believes that the storm was just too much for … [Read more...]

CalTrans Works to Re-Open Hwy 18

Big Bear, CA, March 1, 2014, 10:00am - According to Terry Kasinga of CalTrans, crews are working to re-open Highway 18, the front grade, after closing the roadway yesterday morning due to large boulders and debris on the road as a result of severe weather conditions.  The route was closed at both the Big Bear Dam and Snow Valley, however, as of … [Read more...]

Acosta Bankruptcy Halts Property Auction

Big Bear City, CA 2/28/2014 6:30 pm  - According to owner of A.J. Acosta Tree Service, Andy Acosta today filed personal and business bankruptcy in federal court.  This has resulted in halting the auction of his property on North Shore for now, which was scheduled to begin Saturday March 1, 2014.  According to Mr. Acosta, federal bankruptcy was … [Read more...]

Student Videographers Can Win $100

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Big Bear Lake, CA, February 26, 2014 - The Lighthouse Project is sponsoring a Video Contest for grades six through 12 on the theme of “Kids Do Amazing Things.” Students are invited to make an inspirational video up to 30 seconds long, then do their best to make it go viral. Contestants should upload their videos as Public to their YouTube … [Read more...]