Tag: Big Bear

New and Remarkable Details of the Sun Now Available from Big Bear Observatory

According to Science Daily,  researchers at the Solar Observatory in Big Bear, CA have been taking some pretty detailed photos of the sun with their new solar telescope. From the article: The photographs reveal never-before-seen details of solar magnetism revealed in photospheric and chromospheric features. “With our new generation visible imaging spectrometer (VIS),” said Wenda Cao, …

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21st Annual Big Bear Jeep Jamboree May 9 – 11, 2013

Jeep Jamborees are off-road adventure weekends that bring together the outdoors, down-to-earth people, and their Jeep 4x4s. Jeep Jamboree began in 1953 when Mark A. Smith, along with a small group of friends and Rotarians were looking for a way to boost the economy of Georgetown USA. 155 people showed up for the first Jamboree, …

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Mountain Section of Bald Eagle Count for TODAY – CANCELLED!

Just got up this morning, and saw that the mountain areas portion Bald Eagle Count scheduled for today has been cancelled due to snow and road conditions. The affected areas are: Big Bear Lake Lake Hemet Lake Gregory Lake Arrowhead The Bald Eagle Count will still take place at Lake Silverwood and Lake Perris. While I’m …

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Bake Sale Saturday Benefits MacKay Family

A bake sale to benefit the family of slain San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Detective Jeremiah MacKay will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Big Bear Middle School. The school is at 41275 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear. All proceeds will go to the family of MacKay, 35, who was killed …

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Annual Bald Eagle Count – Next Date: March 9, 2013

This is just a reminder that the Annual Bald Eagle Count is happening March 9, 2013.  The United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service has issued a press release (that looks remarkably like the last press release) to remind volunteers about the upcoming count.  If you’ve got the time, it’s a GREAT way to see a …

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