Big Bear, CA - At 6:19am this morning, Big Bear's baby eagle Simba, who seemed reluctant to leave the nest, spread his wings and flew gracefully from his perch. On March 6th, Jackie, an eagle also born in Big Bear, laid the egg that Simba would hatch from on April 14th. He survived winter storms, earthquakes, and the loss of his eagle brother, Cookie. He thrived and grew strong … [Read more...] about Big Bear Lake’s Young Eagle “Simba” Takes Flight
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A 10-week-old bald eagle made famous by hatching live on a webcam earlier this year has yet to take his first flight, prompting San Bernardino National Forest officials to extend a closure around the nest on the north side of Big Bear Lake. Juvenile bald eagles typically take their first flight 10 to 12 weeks after hatching. “He turned 10 weeks … [Read more...] about Big Bear Bald Eagle Area Closure Extended
After more than 125 people fanned out across Southern California’s Inland Empire to participate in the last public bald eagle count of the season, a bald eagle in Big Bear laid a second egg at a nest where a live webcam is placed. It was laid at approximately 5:25 p.m. The first egg was laid on Wednesday, March 6. The incubation period for bald eagle eggs averages around … [Read more...] about Eagle Update: Second Egg Laid! Baby Eagle in Our Future?
San Bernardino Mountains - KBHR, The City of Big Bear Lake and San Bernardino County reminds you to be safe and courteous when visiting the mountains. Mountain residents, public safety agencies and government service providers are bracing for the usual mass migration of snow lovers from all parts of Southern California while urging them to be courteous, be … [Read more...] about Be Safe – Be Courteous – Be Respectful and Have Fun in the Mountains
Big Bear, CA - The newly formed Bear Valley Unified School District Education Foundation met last night to discuss ideas and opportunities for the 213 acre land donated to the school district in 2018 by RCK Properties. Foundation Board President, Steve Foulkes, gave an overview of the property and it's varied terrain. During the brainstorming exercise, community members … [Read more...] about BVUSD Education Foundation Brainstorms Ideas for Vacant Land