Discovery Center Breaks New Ground

Fawnskin, CA, August 30, 2013 -- The Big Bear Discovery Center has long been an education portal to the outdoors. Now, it is the first certified Nature Explore Classroom in a U.S. National Forest. Nature Explore Classrooms are part of a collaborative project of the Arbor Day Foundation and the Dimensions Educational Research Foundation … [Read more...]

Gypsies, Pirates and Knights Return to Pedersen Sawmill

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      Fawnskin, CA, July 30, 2013 - This year, the Big Bear Renaissance Faire returns to Pedersen Sawmill and expands to three weekends: August 3-4, August 10-11 and August 17-18. Pedersen Sawmill is located at 39115 Rim of the World Drive in Fawnskin. The usual favorites will be back, including the jousting knights … [Read more...]

College App Workshop set for July 27

Sugarloaf, CA, July 26, 2013 - The Fall semester at San Bernardino Valley College starts August 19, with local classes at Big Bear High School and hundreds more online. On Saturday, July 27, BBHS will host a registration event to help prospective students with the application process, financial aid, assessment and counseling. The application … [Read more...]

Summer Theater Fest Starts on a Musical Note

Portraits of the cast from the Big Bear Summer Theatre Festival 2013

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 17, 2013 - The Big Bear Summer Theater Festival opens this week at the Bear Cave Events Center, with a Broadway revue on Thursday, the drama “Inherit the Wind” on Friday and on Saturday, an original melodrama called “The Lost Van Dusen Gold Mine (Or How I Lost My Mind)”. All Shows start at 7 p.m., with doors open at … [Read more...]

Accused Child Molester Faces Arraignment Today

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 11, 2013 - The County District Attorney’s Office filed a criminal complaint yesterday against a suspected child molester living in Big Bear Lake. Twenty-eight-year-old Samuel Kardos faces six felony counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a child and two counts of sex or sodomy with a child under 10 years old.  At the … [Read more...]

Host Families Sought for Exchange Students

Big Bear Valley, CA, July 8, 2013 - International Experience USA is a nonprofit organization that focuses on the lasting benefits and positive diplomatic connections accomplished through cultural youth exchange. Exchange students are carefully screened and are eager to attend an American high school and live with a host family for an academic … [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...]

@ the PAC: Coalition Against Sex Trafficking

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 6, 2013 - The Coalition Against Sex Trafficking (C.A.S.T.) will present a public awareness event at the PAC tonight, to inform the public about the sexual exploitation of children occurring in San Bernardino County. The program begins at 6:00 p.m, and since the subject matter is not appropriate for children; child care will … [Read more...]

Old Miner’s Association Announces Grand Marshal

Big Bear, CA, May 13, 2013 - The Old Miners Association, in partnership with the City of Big Bear Lake and San Bernardino County, will host the Big Bear Heritage Parade on June 15th, the Saturday of Fathers Day weekend.  They are pleased to announce that San Bernardino County Sheriff's Deputy Alex Collins will be this year's grand marshal in a … [Read more...]

So you think your kids can dance?

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 7, 2013 - The Kidz Bop production company will be shooting a commercial and music video in Big Bear on May 14 and 15, and they're looking for kids between the ages of 8 and 14. The video and ad will air on Disney, Nickelodeon, and the Cartoon network. If your child can dance, send an email to kidzbop24casting@gmail.com … [Read more...]