Santa is Taking Appointments

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 3, 2013 - Every year, Santa Claus brings gifts to around 1,000 kids in the Big Bear Valley, and he's now taking appointments for this year's visits.  On the evenings of December 19, 20 and 21, the red-suited visitor will call out the child's name with a merry "Ho-ho-ho!" as he approaches the house with age-appropriate … [Read more...]

Technology Tuesday at Middle School

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 18, 2013 - The public is invited to attend a presentation called “Extreme Collaboration Via Technology” at Big Bear Middle School at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow. Educator and technology advocate Roland Garcia will be the main presenter. Roland has been a classroom teacher for 15 years, teaching educational technology … [Read more...]

Harvest Dinner & Auction Will Raise Funds for School; RSVP by 11/13/13

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Big Bear City, CA, November 6, 2013 - Bear Valley Community Nursery School, Co-op in the Pines will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Harvest Dinner and Silent Auction, and the deadline to RSVP is November 13. The event is on November 16 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Northwoods Resort, at a cost of $30 per adult and $10 for the Children’s Buffet. … [Read more...]

Putting the Squeeze on Scooby Doo

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San Bernardino County, CA, October 29, 2013 - Sheriff's deputies have served dozens of smoke shops and liquor stores throughout the county with a letter outlining the ban on selling synthetic drugs. Business owners are being given a chance to dispose of “spice” or “bath salts" legally and avoid criminal prosecution. During a recent … [Read more...]

It’s Time for a Quake-up Call!

Big Bear City, CA, October 14, 2013 - If planning for an earthquake is still on your list of things to do, let the Great California ShakeOut Drill be your wake-up call. Over 9 million Californians have registered at www.ShakeOut.org/california to practice the annual “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” drill on October 17 at 10:17 a.m. In the … [Read more...]

Elite Cheer Thanks Community

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Big Bear Lake, CA, October 8, 2013 - The newest Lighthouse Project Affiliate is Big Bear Elite Cheer, which has begun their first year of training and competition led by Jamiee Smith. The program is designed to help children develop self discipline, teamwork, respect for authority and good sportsmanship, along with the basics of cheer … [Read more...]

Students Invited to U.S. Service Academy Nights

Yucaipa, CA, October 3, 2013 - Middle school and high school students interested in attending a military academy should note two upcoming “U.S. Service Academy Nights” in the county. The free events are a chance to learn more about the nation’s five service academies: the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military … [Read more...]

Local Students Join Far West Academic Team

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 2, 2013 - Two Big Bear High School students have been selected for the 2013 Far West Skiing Academic Team: Connor Hafen and Sarah Auer. The Team is made up of athletes that have competed at the U16 age class or older during the 2013 season, and have maintained a 3.5 GPA or higher. These students compete at all levels from … [Read more...]

Men Will “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 2, 2013 - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. That means it's time for the annual “Walk-a-Mile-in-Her-Shoes” event, presented by  DOVES on October 6th at the Big Bear Masonic Lodge. The day’s awareness activities will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a free lunch and a presentation on the theme of “It … [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...]