Power Lines to be Relocated Underground Along Big Bear Blvd.

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 28, 2014 - Starting today, Bear Valley Electric Service will begin work to move three miles of power poles and wires to underground conduits along Big Bear Blvd. This is being done in conjunction with sidewalk upgrades planned by the City of Big Bear Lake. Many of the power poles date back to the 1970s and need to be … [Read more...]

DWP Telephone Scammers Hitting Big Bear Again

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 21, 2014 – Telephone scammers are at it again attempting to now swindle DWP customers in Big Bear.  Dani McGee of Big Bear Department of Water tells KBHR that beginning today several customers–mostly small business owners–have been called by people posing as DWP representatives. The callers try to pressure customers … [Read more...]

Emergency Repairs Knock Out Power

Big Bear Valley, CA, April 24, 2014 - Bear Valley Electric notified KBHR in advance of a valley-wide power outage this morning. The outage began in the middle of the 11:00 hour, and was due to emergency repairs conducted by Edison. The radio station continued broadcasting while on its generator. … [Read more...]

Widespread Power Outage, Tree Branches Blamed


Big Bear Valley, CA October 2, 2013 - A widespread power outage affected most of the Big Bear Valley this morning.  It was described by a Big Bear Firefighter as a minor tree branch issue.  Although minor it was on a critical line in Big Bear City near Greenway.  It took about an hour to restore power to the majority of the valley, with some … [Read more...]

Big Bear Airport and Bear Valley Electric Work Together: Save $, Save Energy


Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2012, 12:00pm - The Big Bear Airport District is saving money, and helping Bear Valley Electric save energy in the process.  The Airport and Bear Valley Electric have been working together to save energy at the airport for over a year, by doing two main projects:  retrofitting the old inefficient lighting in the … [Read more...]

HEAP Assistance Scheduled For October 19th

Big Bear, Ca, October 7, 2011, 12:00pm - Bear Valley Electric Service is once again offering HEAP assistance application processing scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th.  Starting Wednesday morning at 9:30am, applications for HEAP, which stands for the Home Energy Assistance Program, will be accepted for the first 30 in line, another 20 … [Read more...]

HEAP Utility Assistance Application Processing

At Bear Valley Electric, 42020 Garstin Rd, Big Bear Lake.  Bring required documentation.  Call for additional information (909) 723-1620 … [Read more...]

Power Outage in Upper Moonridge

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Big Bear Lake, Ca April 8, 2011 3:00 pm - A widespread power outage in the Upper Moonridge area of Big Bear Lake today resulted from a small truck hitting a utility pole.  The accident occurred at Moonridge and Sheephorn Roads at approximately 12:30 pm.  Bear Valley Electric Service was able to isolate the problem and restore power to most … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Electric Service Offers Money Saving Energy Efficiency Programs

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 23, 2011, noon - If you’re looking for ways to save money, Bear Valley Electric Service has Residential Energy Efficiency Programs available. Income qualified customers can get free energy saving home improvements and education on saving energy. Bear Valley Electric Service also recommends that when you replace your … [Read more...]

Power Out in Erwin Lake, Lake Williams and Parts of Big Bear City


UPDATE at 12:20pm:  Power has been restored to a majority of the east side of Big Bear City.  Power is still  out  in the areas of Erwin Lake and Lake Williams, and will continue to be out until crews are completed with repairs.  Bear Valley Electric is estimating 8 -10 hours to fix broken power lines.  Road crews have cleared the … [Read more...]