Candidacy Papers Available For Local Elections


Big Bear Valley, CA, July 16, 2012, 3:00pm - If you’re interested in occupying one of the open seats in the November Election, there are 17 seats in Big Bear Valley that need to be filled. There are seats open on the City of Big Bear Lake City Council, the Municipal Water District, the Big Bear City Community Service District, the Bear Valley … [Read more...]

Measure M Fails – Voters Reject the Property Tax Increase


Big Bear Valley, CA July 12, 2012, 7:45am (UPDATE) - The Updated Semi-Final Results are in for Measure M. According to the Registrar of Voters, the voter turnout was 43.85% for the San Bernardino County Special Mail Ballot Election. The majority of voters favored the measure, with 2248 Yes votes and 2116 No votes. That’s 51% Yes and 49% No, … [Read more...]

Measure M


Big Bear Lake, CA, July 5, 2012, 8:00am - Big Bear Valley registered voters are encouraged to mail in their ballots this week for the Bear Valley Quality Education and Core Academics Measure, known as Measure M, to ensure your vote is counted.  The all-mail election ballot needs to be received by the County Registrar’s Office by Tuesday, July … [Read more...]

Measure M Ballots Mailed to Voters This Week

Families show their support of Measure M at a rally on Saturday, June 9th.

Big Bear, CA, June 13, 2012, 4:00pm - This week, the County Registrar’s Office will mail ballots for the Bear Valley Quality Education and Core Academics Measure, known as Measure M, to registered voters living in the Bear Valley Unified School District.  The all-mail ballot election needs to be returned by July 10th.  As State funding … [Read more...]

Interim Principal Appointed to Big Bear Elementary School for 2012-2013


Big Bear, CA, June 8, 2012, 8:00am - During Wednesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Bear Valley Unified School District, in a 4-0 vote, trustees appointed Scott Waner to serve as Interim Principal of Big Bear Elementary School.  Dr. Al Waner was intentionally absent from the discussion and action taken on … [Read more...]

Search Resumes for New Principal of Big Bear Elementary School


Big Bear, CA, May 24, 2012, 12 noon - KBHR learned today that Michelle Case, the newly hired principal for Big Bear Elementary School for the upcoming school year 2012-2013, would not be accepting the position after all.  In an email sent to Kurt Madden, Superintendent of the Bear Valley Unified School District, written by her husband, Jeff, they … [Read more...]

Kindergarten Packets Now Available for 2012-2013 School Year

Big Bear, CA, May 15, 2012, 4:00pm - Parents of children entering Kindergarten for the start of the 2012-2013 school year can now pick up Kindergarten registration packets at each of the elementary school sites.  Parents should go to the school site nearest your residence to pick up the registration packets.  If you are unsure what school to … [Read more...]

Big Bear Elementary School’s New Principal Announced

Michelle Case and Jeanette Haston

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 9, 2012, 8:00am - Big Bear Elementary School will have a new principal for the upcoming school year 2012-2013.  Current principal, Jeanette Haston, will be returning to the classroom by her own choice.  Mrs. Haston, who has been the principal at BBES since 2009, tells Kbear that she has decided to go back to teaching to … [Read more...]

Robbery at Taco Bell Prompts Lock Down of Big Bear Middle School

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 26, 2012, 3:30pm – On Wednesday, April 25th, at approximately 11:45am, Big Bear Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a robbery at Big Bear’s Taco Bell.  Upon arrival, the suspect or suspects had fled the scene.  Deputies canvassed the area and interviews with employees and patrons were conducted.  As a … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Unified School District Board Adopts Measure for Parcel Tax This Summer

Big Bear, CA, April 3, 2012, 8:00am - The Bear Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees held a Special Board meeting on Friday, March 30th for the purpose of adopting a resolution calling for a parcel tax in order to continue to provide a quality education for the students of Big Bear Valley.  Already $3.3 million dollars have been cut … [Read more...]