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2011-12-30 13:58:00

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif., Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While many parts of the country bemoan the lack of snow for winter sports, Big Bear Lake, CA is experiencing outstanding conditions. Starting with snowfalls in November, Big Bear Lake, home to Snow Summit and Bear Mountain, has received over three feet of snow in the month of December, compared to an average monthly snowfall of 8.72 inches. And while three feet may not be a record for snow country, it's far above what other...

2008-08-10 21:00:14

The story of Redlands' co-founder Frank Brown, photographer Herve Friend and the expansion of the Bear Valley Irrigation Company "In a broad sense he is the creator of the East San Bernardino Valley" wrote Scipio Craig, editor of Redlands newspaper The Citrograph of Frank Elwood Brown in 1887. Brown, an 1876 graduate of the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University, arrived in Southern California in the spring of 1877. Little did the small community of Lugonia where he settled know...