Election Update: Candidates Added to November Race

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 15, 2014 - The statewide general election is November 4, 2014, and voter information guides will be mailed out the first week of October. The Registrar of Voters updated their records overnight to include additional candidates for the Big Bear Airport District (see full list below). The ballot will include open seats on … [Read more...]

School District Launches Pilot Program for Vertical Farming

Stephen Ritz with typical Tower Gardens

Big Bear City, CA, August 11, 2014 - The Big Bear Valley is keeping step with what’s become a national mainstream trend: growing local, organic food. Last April, educator Stephen Ritz brought his message of healing the food system to the annual Lighthouse Summit--inspiring many audience members to ditch fast food in favor of more fresh produce. … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency Means Cash

BVES-BVUSD Check Presentation_Oct 2013 (1)

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 25, 2013 - Bear Valley Electric Service is giving its customers plenty of incentive to increase their energy efficiency, through its Business Lighting Rebate Program. BVES recently gave the Bear Valley Unified School District a rebate for nearly $18,900 to help offset the costs of installing new energy-efficient CFL … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Educators Invited to “Appreciation Days” at Barnes & Noble

Redlands, CA, October 7, 2013 - Barnes & Noble in Redlands always gives K-12 educators a 20% discount on school supplies, but during Educator Appreciation Days, they'll get 25% off both classroom and personal purchases. Homeschooling and traditional teachers in the Bear Valley Unified School District are invited to bring their membership card … [Read more...]

School Board Holds Public Hearing on Energy Services Contract

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 25, 2013 - The Bear Valley Unified School District has given notice of a date change on an upcoming public hearing. The hearing involves the Governing Board considering entering into an energy services contract and facility financing contracts. The hearing will now be held October 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room … [Read more...]

Non-Nutritious Foods on Tonight’s School Board Agenda

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 4, 2013 -  Those wanting to attend tonight's Regular Board Meeting of the Bear Valley Unified School District should note the location for part of it has been changed. The Closed Session will be held as planned at 5:15 p.m. at the District Office (42271 Moonridge Road). But the 6:30 p.m. Open Session will now be held … [Read more...]

School District Opens CNG Fueling Station

Big Bear Lake, 2013— Bear Valley Unified has become the latest California school district to build a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at its transportation facility. The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for August 22nd at 4:00 p.m. at 44548 Baldwin Lane Road in Sugarloaf. The District’s present fleet of school buses now … [Read more...]

Hummingbird thrift store offers aid

Big Bear City, CA, January 7, 2013 - Applications for the Winter Activities Tuition Program and School Supplies Program are now available at the Hummingbird Thrift Store (400 West Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear City). Tuition is available for skiing, snowboarding and other selected programs offered by the Recreation and Park District.  School … [Read more...]

School District Recovers Gun on Local Campus

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 6, 2012 - In a written statement released today by Kurt Madden, Superintendent of the Bear Valley Unified School District, he addressed an incident that occurred yesterday, November 5th  on a local school campus.  At approximately 3:45 pm, it was reported to the administration of the Big Bear Middle School that a … [Read more...]

Candidate Forum Tonight At 6pm

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 26, 2012, 6am - The Lighthouse Project and the Chamber of Commerce are hosting this year's Candidate Forums. The second forum in the series will be tonight, Wednesday, September 26, at 6pm with the Bear Valley Unified School District, and at 7pm with the Big Bear Valley Heathcare District. The forum will be held at … [Read more...]