Miguel Lara, the Tarahumara runner from Copper Canyon, Mexico, returns to defend his course record in the Kodiak 100. Lara is one of several top ultra marathoners who are scheduled to race in the seventh annual Kodiak Ultra Marathons in Big Bear Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16 and 17.
Big Bear is near the site of Southern California’s largest gold strike. While the gold mines stopped operating decades ago, people can still catch the fever and experience what it was like to find gold.
The 36th annual Antique & Wooden Boat Show takes guests back to the golden days of Big Bear Lake when Chris-Craft and other wooden boats dominated the waves. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, visit Pine Knot Marina’s G dock to see 20 to 25 classic boats on display. The event is f…
Mel Blanc was known as the man of 1,000 voices. The voice actor and radio personality became famous for his vocal talents as the voice of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and scores of other classic cartoon characters.
Community planning requires patience, but in the long run it pays off and can be very rewarding. Twelve years ago I attended a meeting chaired by Phil Hamilton to discuss future trails throughout Big Bear Valley. The group was formed as an ad hoc committee of the Big Bear Valley Recreation a…
Sweet rides make their way to the mountains Friday, Aug. 9, for the 30th annual Big Bear Fun Run. It’s the biggest weekend event in the Valley and considered one of top destination car shows in Southern California.
Singer Kim Wilson lives and breathes rock and blues. As the lone original member of the Fabulous Thunderbrids, Wilson sings lead and plays the harmonica for the famous group. He has been with the band for 46 years.