San Bernardino National Forest, CA, July 11, 2016 - High school students, ages 15-17, are using their summer break to work in conservation, side-by-side with the Southern California Mountains Foundation and U.S. Forest Service staff, fulfilling a need for trail maintenance in the Cleveland and San Bernardino National Forests. It's a 7-week paid assignment for 11 students in a … [Read more...] about Youth Conservation Corps Benefits Students and Mountains
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Big Bear, CA, March 1, 2016 - On February 26, 2016, at approximately 02:55 pm., deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff's Station responded to the report of an attempted robbery at Nick's Automotive Center. Upon arrival deputies were advised that a male subject entered the business and showed an imitation firearm to the clerk working at the front counter and demanded money. He then … [Read more...] about Busy Week for Big Bear and County Law Enforcement
Big Bear Lake, CA, June 21, 2014 - Wildfire prevention is serious business in the San Bernardino Mountains. New restrictions and guidelines were posted on Thursday, June 19, and the US Forest Service says they'll be aggressively citing those who don’t comply. With lives and property at stake, violation of these prohibitions carry serious consequences as Class B misdemeanors … [Read more...] about Violation of Fire Restrictions Carries Hefty Penalties
Fawnskin, CA, January 6, 2014 - For the third year, the Southern California Mountains Foundation will team up with REI, Rancho Cucamonga to host Winter Trails Day at the Big Bear Discovery Center. Winter Trails Day is a national event that offers those new to snow sports an opportunity to try snowshoeing and other winter activities for free. On Saturday, January 11 between the … [Read more...] about Strapped for Cash? Strap on the Snowshoes!
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 tomorrow. Most forest wildfires are … [Read more...] about With Increased Fire Risk, More Responsibility