New Water Use Regulations Coming?

Big Bear, CA, Sept. 11, 2014 - Governor Brown is expected to sign several bills, approved by the state legislature, into law this month, requiring local agencies to set up long term groundwater management plans. These new laws would allow state and local governments to intervene in groundwater use if necessary. California draws close to 60 … [Read more...]

Knickerbocker Creek Trail Gets the Go Ahead

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 27, 2014 - The Big Bear Lake City Council, in a 2 to 3 vote, gave the nod to move ahead with the Knickerbocker Creek Multi-Use Trail Project. The Council had previously directed city staff to reject all 'over budget' bids and then renegotiate in order to lower costs. The total project price tag of $1,725,000. will be … [Read more...]

BBL City Council Awards Capital Improvement Contracts

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 16, 2014 - During Monday nights' meeting of the Big Bear Lake City Council, several capital improvement contracts were awarded with one large project in particular, rejected.  Contracts for the Knickerbocker parking lot, the Paine to Bartlett sidewalk and sewer lift rehabilitation were awarded.  But a 1.5 million dollar … [Read more...]

City Council Seats Up For Election

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 10, 2014 - Three seats on the Big Bear Lake City Council are up for election in November. They are the seats of current Mayor Jay Obernolte, Mayor Pro Tem David Caretto, and Councilmember Rick Herrick. Persons interested in running may take out candidate filing papers beginning July 14. David Caretto and Rick Herrick have … [Read more...]

Civic Center Going Solar

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Big Bear Lake, CA, June 12, 2014 - The City of Big Bear Lake received a Dept. of Energy grant for solar demonstration projects and already have one project up and running and another one  in the works. Currently, solar equipment has been running continuously since March on a warm storage building in the Public Works Yard and will generate an … [Read more...]

Congressman Names Distinguished Big Bear Residents

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Apple Valley, CA, August 27, 2013 - August 23rd brought what U.S. Congressman Paul Cook hopes will be an annual event: the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony. Rep. Cook represents our 8th congressional district and put out a call in July for nominations for women who give back to their communities. The event was held at the Apple Valley Town … [Read more...]

New Enforcement Efforts For Signs And Outdoor Displays

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 18, 2013 - Earlier this year the Big Bear Lake City Council received a presentation regarding the implementation of a "City Wide" Code Enforcement program tailored to address specific code violations that significantly detract from the overall appearance of the City. Issues were identified and most of the discussion … [Read more...]

Pedestrian, Bicycle and Equestrian Master Plan Public Meeting

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 9, 2013 - The Big Bear Valley Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Equestrian Master Plan project team will make a presentation in front of the Big Bear Lake City Council and Planning Commission on Monday. The meeting will include an update from the last public meetings, examples of proposed projects, the launch of a mobile map … [Read more...]

Planning Commission has immediate vacancy

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 23, 2013 - Full-time residents in the City of Big Bear Lake, take note: the Planning Commission has one immediate vacancy and two more vacancies as of June 30. Commissioner Bob Jackowski’s election to City Council last November vacated one seat; ideally, the new appointee will serve out the remainder of Jackowski's … [Read more...]

Block Grant Public Hearing

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 11, 2013 - The Big Bear Lake City Council will hold a public hearing tonight at 6:30pm during its regular meeting to rank and make funding recommendations on County-identified eligible applications requesting Community Development Block Grant funding from the City of Big Bear Lake. The meeting will take place in … [Read more...]