Big Bear BMX Park Is Open!

Supervisor Neil Derry remarks about the Big Bear BMX Park grand opening.

Big Bear Lake, CA July 20, 2012 - San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor Neil Derry was on hand today at the Big Bear Recreation Youth Center for the grand opening of the BMX park along with other city and county officials.  Reese Troublefield remarked that this project would not have been possible without county funding and the hard work … [Read more...]

SB County Supervisors Oppose Fire Fee

Big Bear, Ca, August 31, 2011, 8:00am - At the last board meeting of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on August 23rd, the Board unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to support efforts to rescind the State Responsibility Area Fire Fee.  In a news release from the office of Supervisor Neil Derry, it is stated that the Board … [Read more...]

Derry Accepts Plea Bargain & Gets Back To Work

Big Bear, Ca, July 25, 2011, 12:00pm - San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry plead guilty last Tuesday to one misdemeanor count of failing to report a campaign contribution during his 2008 campaign to become County Supervisor.  Derry entered into a plea agreement to have the felony charges against him be dismissed.  According to the San … [Read more...]

Conquer the Bear 2010 finalists and winners celebrating a fantastic year of competition

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Supervisor Derry Calls for a Ban of Rave Parties at County Owned Facilities

Big Bear Valley, CA, July 23, 2010, 12:00 n - Local members of the combine Rim Youth Prevention Leadership and Breakthrough Task Force coalitions have been instrumental in eliciting change in San Bernardino County.  Prompted by information provided by the concerns and suggestions raised by this coalition of concerned parents, Supervisor Neil Derry … [Read more...]

Escrow Closes on New Zoo Property; Community Input on Relocation Project to Be Sought in August or September

Big Bear Lake, CA -- County Supervisor Neil Derry has just announced the purchase of a 10.4 acre parcel of land in lower Moonridge, to relocate and expand the Moonridge Animal Park, as escrow on the $2 million property closed this week. For nearly a decade, the zoo relocation project has been in various stages of discussion and implementation with … [Read more...]

County’s Pit Bull Ordinance Receives Preliminary Approval; Final Vote Set for July 13


San Bernardino County, CA -- In a move intended to reduce animal attacks, the number of animals in San Bernardino County shelters, and the number of animals destroyed by the county, an ordinance requiring virtually all pit bull and pit bull-type dogs in the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County to be spayed or neutered won unanimous … [Read more...]

County Supervisors to Consider Pit Bull Ordinance on Tuesday; Supervisor Derry in Big Bear This Weekend

San Bernardino County, CA -- In tomorrow morning’s meeting of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, they will consider an ordinance that would dictate that all pit bull and pit bull-like dogs within the County’s unincorporated areas (which would include Big Bear City, Baldwin Lake and Fawnskin) be spayed or neutered. This ordinance … [Read more...]

County Supervisors to Vote on Breakthrough Task Force’s Social Host Ordinance on Tuesday

Big Bear/San Bernardino, CA -- The efforts of the Breakthrough Task Force, the grassroots community group based here in Big Bear and sponsored by Big Bear Recovery Services, go before the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors tomorrow, June 15. The Task Force has been meeting for years and, in recent months, has invited law enforcement and … [Read more...]

Big Bear Welcomes Home Team Jordan Romero, Celebrating Their Seven Summits Quest and Record-Breaking Mt. Everest Climb With “Live Your Dreams” Fair

Jordan (here with Paul and Karen) was gifted an original Brad Washburn print of Everest from fellow climber Steve Reneker. A local ski patroller who's also climbed Everest, Reneker noted, "Only a few thousand have tried, and less than 10 percent have made it to the summit."

Big Bear Lake, CA -- The star of yesterday’s Live Your Dreams Fair at Big Bear Middle School was eighth grader Jordan Romero, who, along with climbing partners dad Paul Romero and Karen Lundgren, were welcomed home to Big Bear and celebrated for their record-breaking summit to the top of Mt. Everest on May 22. The community—including countless … [Read more...]