DWP Goes Solar

Big Bear lake, CA, November 14, 2014 - Not long ago, the City of Big Bear Lake put together a design/build solar contract that was partially funded by U.S. Department of Energy grant funding. The original solar projects proposed by the city, which include the new solar parking kiosks in the lower lot at the Civic Center which will generate more … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club Gives Back

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Big Bear Lake, CA, November 13, 2014 - On Monday, November 10, the Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club held their annual 'Giveaway', awarding over $18,000. in grants to many of the Valley's charities. The awards they distribute represent the organizations profits from the annual "Fun Run" car show held in Big Bear Lake every August. The local … [Read more...]

Fox Farming in Big Bear

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Big Bear Valley, CA, November 8, 2014 - In the long history of the Big Bear Valley starting with the gold rush days of the 1860s, fox farming was certainly one of the more unique enterprises. Raising foxes for their beautiful furs dates from the 1890s when a consistent strain of valuable silver foxes was developed from the common red fox. Demand … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Election Results Are In

Big Bear, CA, November 5, 2014 - In many ways the national and local elections of 2014 were remarkable, and with 100% of the San Bernardino County precincts counted, we can report the following for the Big Bear Valley. With impressive results, the California State Assembly District 33 was won by Big Bear resident and current City Council Mayor … [Read more...]

Bear Mountain Resorts Shareholders Approve Sale to Mammoth Mountain

Big Bear, CA, November 3, 2014 - With the final shareholder votes tallied, the Snow Summit Ski Corporation, a long standing icon of the Big Bear Valley, will change hands perhaps later this month.The official count of 68% in favor and 11% against the sale was announced at the annual stockholders meeting. Thus the sale of Snow Summit and Bear … [Read more...]

Helicopter Operations Near Castle Rock On Tuesday

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 3, 2014 - On Tuesday, November 4th, the Mountaintop Ranger District will be using helicopters as part of the South Big Bear Hazardous Fuels Reduction project. Helicopters will be removing trees in areas inaccessible by conventional tree removal methods, and flying the logs to a staging point where they can be taken away. … [Read more...]

City Council Reaffirms Restrictions on Large Weddings at Alpenhorn B & B

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 28, 2014 - The Big Bear Lake City Council was asked to consider an appeal from the Alpenhorn Bed and Breakfast regarding large weddings conducted on their grounds. Earlier this month, the city's planning commission approved a conditional use permit allowing weddings, but limited the size to 49 guests and in addition … [Read more...]

Vehicle Pursuit Results in Felony Arrest

Big Bear lake, CA, October 28, 2014 - Shortly before 5:00 a.m. this morning, a deputy of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station heard screaming coming from the Travelodge  in Big Bear Lake. He determined it to be a physical altercation between a male and a female. While making contact with the female, he noticed a male subject get into a vehicle and speed … [Read more...]

Sara Russ Resigns as BVCHD Board President

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 24, 2014 - In a letter addressed to the Board of Directors of the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District dated October 20, 2014, Sara Russ announced her resignation as President of the Board, effective immediately. According to Russ, her husband recently accepted a teaching position at a local college, which … [Read more...]

Angels Camp Reservoir Construction Complete

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 22, 2014 - On October 17, construction was completed on the Angels Camp Reservoir, adding gravity storage for operational efficiency and fire protection in the Sugarloaf system. Gravity storage eliminates the need for round-the-clock operation of the Barton and Magnolia Booster Stations in Sugarloaf that will now only be … [Read more...]

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