Low-income individuals and families who are full-time residents of the Big Bear Valley may be eligible for a 20% discount on electric service through the California Alternate Rates for Energy, or CARE, program. Qualifying households of 1 or 2 persons cannot exceed a gross annual income of $30,500 to be eligible for CARE, the benefits of which are covered by other utility customers. Tomorrow, Bear Valley Electric will be conducting CARE program sign-ups at Kmart, between 10am and 3pm. Those applying for the program should be prepared to show proper identification, and proof of income for all household members. For more information, call Bear Valley Electric at 866-4678 or visit the bves.com website.
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