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...]

July 4th Wrap-Up

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 10, 2014 - The lake level is about 9 1/2 feet down this week, and according to the Municipal Water District, the number of boats on the water was down over July 4th, compared to past years. Despite Independence Day falling on a Friday, there were only 349 vessels counted after 3pm. By comparison, there were 996 counted on … [Read more...]

The Ongoing Evolution of Stanfield Marsh

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 21, 2014 - A favorite scenic spot in Big Bear is the Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Habitat that extends east from Stanfield Cutoff. Visitors can park in the southwest corner, stop by the wooden gazebo acting as an informational kiosk, then stroll along the water on the wooden walkway. The wooden walkway has a dual … [Read more...]

Skip Suhay passes away … “We mourn the loss of this dedicated leader”

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Big Bear Lake, Ca May 7, 2014 - After his battle with cancer Skip Suhay, business owner and local political leader passes away on May 4th, 2014. This statement was released from the Big Bear Lake Municipal Water District: “It is said that the measure of a great Board member is the value and effectiveness of the policies he or she develops over … [Read more...]

Municipal Water District Turns 50 This Year

Big Bear Valley, CA, April 26, 2014 - Happy anniversary to the Big Bear Municipal Water District (MWD), which turns 50 this year! The agency was founded in 1964 to stabilize the water levels for wildlife and recreation in southern California’s most popular lake. When Bear Valley Mutual Water Company constructed the original Bear Valley Dam in … [Read more...]

Saturday kicks off a season of shoreline care

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 10, 2013 - The Big Bear Municipal Water District invites the public to their annual Adopt-a-Shoreline kickoff event; it's scheduled for Saturday, May 11 at 9:00 a.m. at the MWD Headquarters (40524 Lakeview Drive). Volunteers will receive a t-shirt, hat and cleaning supplies to help beautify one of the most heavily used … [Read more...]

Help preserve Big Bear Lake’s beauty

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 2, 2013 - The Big Bear Municipal Water District has scheduled their annual Adopt-a-Shoreline Kickoff event for 9:00 a.m. on May 11 at the District office (40524 Lakeview Drive). The lake shore is one of the most heavily used recreational areas in the valley, so litter is a constant concern. The  program recruits … [Read more...]

Water Rescue On Big Bear Lake

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 30, 2012, noon - Big Bear Municipal Water District employees at the West Public Launch Ramp got a report of an overturned canoe with four 29 Palms residents in the water just west of the ramp on Sunday morning, May 27. Ramp attendants quickly notified Lake Patrol dispatch and ran to the shore to assist the boaters. Two … [Read more...]

CHP Offers Start Smart Class In Big Bear For Teens

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Big Bear Lake, May 28, 2012, noon - Another Start Smart Class is scheduled for this week. The Start Smart program is a cooperative effort between the CHP, teenagers, and their parents. The class will help young drivers and their parents understand the responsibilities associated with driving a motor vehicle. The class will also show how poor … [Read more...]

Annual Jim Hall Memorial May Trout Classic Offers Chance To Win $10,000

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Big Bear Lake, CA, April 20, 2012, noon - Organizers of the 30th Annual Jim Hall Memorial May Trout Classic are pulling out all the stops for anglers to win big money. The top nine largest trout caught at the May Trout Classic share or split $8,000 in prize money based on 500 entrants, and new this year is an opportunity to catch a tagged trout … [Read more...]

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