Journey Tribute Band Returns to Discovery Center

JourneyTribute

Fawnskin, CA, July 12, 2013 - DSB, World’s Greatest Tribute to Journey, returns to the Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater on July 20 for the second installment of the 2013 Music in the Mountains summer concert series. Vocalist Juan Del Castillo captures the essence of renowned vocalist Steve Perry, and the band of world-class musicians … [Read more...]

With Increased Fire Risk, More Responsibility

San Bernardino National Forest, CA, June 27, 2013 - From a fire danger perspective, Big Bear has gotten a one-two punch this year: a winter of lower-than-average snowfall followed by a hot summer with below average rainfall. Accordingly, the U.S. Forest Service is increasing fire use restrictions on the San Bernardino National Forest as of … [Read more...]

No forest fees on National Get Outdoors Day

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San Bernardino National Forest, June 7, 2013 - The U.S. Forest Service is offering a fee-free day on June 8 in celebration of National Get Outdoors Day, an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. Obesity and physical inactivity are major risk factors for chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Physically active … [Read more...]

Sharing the forest smartly: “Be Bear Aware”

San Bernardino National Forest, May 15, 2013 - May is “Be Bear Aware” Month and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds the public to act responsibly in bear country. As black bears emerge from hibernation, their search for food often leads them into campsites and residential neighborhoods, where trash and food is readily … [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...]

Department of Fish & Wildlife continue assessment at Cold Creek

Angelus Oaks, CA, April 27, 2013 - A spokesperson for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) says they have much more territory to cover in their assessment of environmental impacts in Cold Creek. Thousands of gallons of gas and diesel were spilled in the area after a tanker truck overturned on Friday. Gasoline dissipates more … [Read more...]

Route 38 closed between Angelus Oaks and Camp Cedar Falls

Angelus Oaks, CA, April 26, 2013 (1:45 p.m.) - The California Highway Patrol says the time frame for the reopening of Highway 38 is still unknown, but the closure section has shortened considerably. The thirty-mile closure has been reduced to a three-mile section of Route 38 from Angelus Oaks to Camp Cedar Falls near mile post marker … [Read more...]

Closure point moved on Highway 38

Angelus Oaks, CA, April 26, 2013 (12:38) - At approximately 9:35 a.m., a fuel tanker laden with gasoline and diesel fuel overturned on State Route 38 near Angelus Oaks.  According to the CHP, an "unknown amount of fuel" has spilled into the surrounding area, and State Route 38 is closed due to the Hazardous Material Incident. Route 38 is closed … [Read more...]

Forest Supervisor finds new habitat

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 31, 2013 - The San Bernardino National Forest has a new deputy Forest Supervisor. John Exline holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and a Master’s Degree in Forest Resource Management. He began his Forest Service career in 1981 working in timber management at the Sequoia National Forest, where he later served as a … [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...]