Apr 14

Big Bear Lake’s Knickerbocker Mansion Country Inn–A Walk Back in Time

Up the snow-plowed Knickerbocker Road just outside of Big Bear Village, lies the historic Knickerbocker Mansion Country Inn. Built in 1920 by Big Bear Lake’s first dam keeper and local personality, William Edward Knickerbocker, it is the largest vertical log house in the U.S. The four-story structure is 4,500 square feet and built out of …

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Apr 14

Winter Fun for Everyone in Big Bear, CA

Winter in Big Bear CA

The San Bernardino mountains always seem very alluring in the winter. But, after the first snowfall, everyone goes on about their everyday work. The reality is that the San Bernardino Mountain resorts offer a great weekend getaway. Let us show you where to go, where to stay, where to dine, and what not to miss! …

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Apr 14

All Aboard to Perris Orange Empire Railway Museum

As we pull into the parking lot, we see a couple of train tops, a mostly ivy covered fence and a makeshift mural of a train. If we had judged the Orange Empire Railway Museum by its cover we would have never made it through the entrance. Thankfully we did not and what a surprise! …

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Mar 31

Haunted Places in San Diego

If Halloween happens to be your forte, there are plenty of creepy pleasures to be had, never too far for a day trip from Eastvale. Of course there is the traditional faire offered by Knotts Berry Farm and our own local ghoul portal, Coffin Creek at Crossroads Park (www.CoffinCreek.com)…and don’t forget to check out the …

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Mar 26

Bagheera the Christmas Kitten ©

It was a brisk November morning and the grass of the abandoned home’s backyard glistened with dew. Nestled under a clump, lay a tiny black kitten. He shivered from the cold—weakened from the fleas swarming his little body. Not many more days for this world, a young woman stumbled upon him and swept him up …

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