City reviews housing objectives

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 13, 2013 - The California Department of Housing and Community Development is requiring the City of Big Bear Lake to update its Housing Element. The Housing Element is a document that analyzes existing and projected housing needs, and describes the City's goals, policies, objectives and scheduled programs related to … [Read more...]

City Council reorganized for the upcoming year

Mayor Jahn presents Liz Harris with a "schooled" bear for her retirement from Big Bear Lake City Counil

At Monday night’s Council meeting, City Council reorganized for the upcoming year as follows.  The council selected Jay Obernolte for the position of Mayor.  David Caretto was elected as Mayor Pro Tem.  Rick Herrick was selected as Chair of the Successor Agency and Bill Jahn as Vice-Chair.  Bill Jahn was selected to service as Chairman of the … [Read more...]

Outdoor Enthusiasts, The City Is Listening

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 27, 2012 - The Big Bear Valley Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Equestrian Master Plan process is underway, with the goal of developing a blueprint for a community of neighborhoods enjoyable and safe for people on foot, bike, horseback and other modes of transportation. It will also be a guide for attracting and building … [Read more...]

“Those Who Host Lose The Most” Theme for Community Information Night Regarding the Social Host Ordinance

Big Bear, CA, May 16, 2012, 5:00pm - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is partnering with the Breakthrough Task Force and Rim Youth Prevention Leadership Coalition to host a Community Information Night to educate the public on the provisions of the new Social Host Ordinance.  The City of Big Bear Lake City Council adopted the Ordinance at their … [Read more...]

City of Big Bear Lake Adopts Social Host Ordinance

Big Bear, CA, April 27, 2012, 8:00am - Social hosting laws have been adopted recently by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors making it illegal for adults to provide a place for under-aged drinkers to congregate or what is commonly known as “partying”.  The same type of ordinance is about to become law in the City of Big Bear Lake as … [Read more...]

State of California Delays Village Renaissance Construction Project

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 29, 2012, 12:00 noon - At what was meant to be the groundbreaking ceremony in the Village this morning to celebrate the new Village Renaissance Construction Project, members who attended were shocked to hear that the project has been delayed by the State.  This project was to be one of the last items funded by the now … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake City Council

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 12, 2012 3:00 pm – The Big Bear Lake City Council will convene tonight for it’s regularly scheduled meeting.  After a 5:00 pm closed session meeting regarding issues of litigation the Open session will begin at 6:30 pm at the civic center.  Among the items to be discussed with possible approval is the adoption of the … [Read more...]

First of Two Community Meetings Begin Thursday on the “Village Renaissance” Project

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 7, 2012, 12noon: The City of Big Bear Lake will be conducting two community meetings to review the new Village Streetscape Reconstruction Project details and schedule set to begin construction on April 2nd and run through the summer.  The first meeting will be tomorrow, March 8th beginning at 5:30pm and the public is … [Read more...]

Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency new budget

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Big Bear City, CA, March 1, 2012 - The Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency held a special meeting to cover several items including the first public meeting in which the proposed new budget was presented in a workshop setting.  The proposed 2012-2013 budget reflects the 4% increase in rates charged to the member agencies including the City of … [Read more...]

Village Improvements Coming Soon

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Big Bear, Ca, February 15, 2011, 12:00pm - The Village of Big Bear Lake will receive a major face lift this coming summer.  According to David Lawrence with the City of Big Bear Lake, construction is set to start in April, weather dependent, and will continue for about five months.  Construction must take place in the warmer months, as it is … [Read more...]