Tag: Big Bear Lake

Aug 23

Summit Fire burning south of Big Bear Lake

A fire now named the Summit Fire is burning in the San Bernardino National Forest near Forest Service Road 2N08 (to the south of the city of Big Bear Lake and west of the Snow Summit ski resort). The fire appears to have started near Pine Knot Avenue and Knickerbocker Road around 12:30 p.m. Within an …

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Feb 12

Santa’s Village set to reopen August 1st, 2015

Jim Steinberg has posted over at the San Bernardino Sun about the much anticipated re-opening of Santa’s Village.  Some of you young folks may not know what Santa’s Village is, as it closed back in 1998. from Wikipedia: Santa’s Village was a winter-themed amusement park in the Skyforest section of Lake Arrowhead, California. Opened in …

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Jul 01

Big Bear Old Miners Association Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, July 12, 2014, Bartlett Parking Lot, Big Bear Lake! The 2014 Big Bear Old Miners Association International Chili Society sanctioned Chili Cook Off will take place beginning at 10 AM and continuing until 8 PM on Saturday, July 12 at the Bartlett Street Parking Lot in the heart of Big Bear Lake Village Admission …

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Jun 24

Big Bear: The Ongoing Evolution of Stanfield Marsh

Vanessa Finney has written about the Stanfield Marsh over on 93.3FM KBHR’s website.  If you haven’t visited, it’s a lovely walk.  From the article: A favorite scenic spot in Big Bear is the Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Habitat that extends east from Stanfield Cutoff. Visitors can park in the southwest corner, stop by the …

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Mar 30

Microbrewery opens in Big Bear

Big Bear Lake Brewing Company Grand Opening 5pm April 8! Big Bear Brewing Company Big Bear Village 40827 Stone Road Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 878-0500 From the Press Enterprise: Ready to hit the suds in intoxicating mountain air? The Big Bear Lake Brewing Company’s grand opening will be at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, …

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Mar 05

Time Bandits Ship Sinks

There’s a little (no pun intended) secret about the 1/3 scale 16th century Spanish galleon replica that tours Big bear Lake: it was the tiny ship used in the Terry Gilliam film Time Bandits, which featured a cast of men of diminutive size. During this latest (and, so far this year’s only) storm which brought …

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Jan 13

Scientist to speak on solar eclipses

Press release form the SCMF: Join the Southern California Mountains Foundation and the Big Bear Solar Observatory on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 4 p.m. at the Big Bear Discovery Center to welcome guest speaker Jay Pasachoff, a leading scientist on solar eclipses, in a presentation of “The Sun and Solar Eclipses.” Combining his rare appearance …

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