Advisory Commission of, Now, Five Meets to Review Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District, Which Includes Zoo

Big Bear Valley, CA -- The Advisory Commission for the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District will convene for their first regular meeting since November, however, for this evening’s 5pm meeting at the Big Bear Senior Center, there will only be five commissioners, those being Jennifer McCullar, Don Pletcher, Kathryn Poole, Gloria Rose and … [Read more...]

It’s Official: The Amgen Tour of California to Cycle Into Big Bear on Highways 18, 38 on May 21

Professional cyclists Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer, Dave Zabriskie and George Hincapie have committed to participate in this year's Tour of California, so they'll be coming to Big Bear!

Big Bear Valley, CA -- It’s official as of today: the 2010 Amgen Tour of California will be making its way from Pasadena to Big Bear on Friday, May 21st. The route for this, stage 6 of the eight-day race covering California and including the world’s top professional cyclists, including Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer, Dave Zabriskie and George … [Read more...]

New County Ordinance Allows for Code Enforcement Officers to Issue Citations, Fines; Bear City Property First to Be Cited in Third District

In January, San Bernardino County code enforcement officers issued their first administrative citation in the Third District, which includes the Big Bear Valley. The first citation was issued to a Big Bear City property owner using a single family residence as a rental property without the required short-term rental permit; the second citation was … [Read more...]

Boot Scootin’ and Breakfast With Supervisor Derry on Thursday; Big Bear Chamber Hosts Power Breakfast

Supervisor Neil Derry

San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry will be boot scootin’ for breakfast tomorrow. The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce will feature Supervisor Derry at Thursday’s Power Breakfast, during which time he will speak on the state of the County, as well as participating in line dancing with Chamber members, who will be promoting their February 27 … [Read more...]

Federal ARRA Funds Proposed for Sugarloaf Snow Plowing

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors meet for their first regular meeting of the year tomorrow morning [January 12], during which time they are agendized to approve an expenditure up to $80,000 for snow removal operations for four County Service areas, including Area 70, which will incorporate about 2.3 miles of roads in the Sugarloaf … [Read more...]

Sugarloaf Resident Bob Ybarra Tapped to Fill Advisory Commission Post Held by Moonridge’s Don Allen; BBVRPD Commission Meets Today

The Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District is scheduled to get a seventh appointee to their Advisory Commission, pending approval by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors in their 10am meeting today, November 17. Third District County Supervisor Neil Derry has tapped Sugarloaf resident Bob Ybarra to fill the seat formerly held by Don … [Read more...]

It’s Official! Big Bear to Host Stage Six of Amgen Tour of California; May 2010 Cycling Event to Reach International Audience of Billions

In June, the City of Big Bear Lake was approached as a potential host city for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California which in this, its fourth year, included 17 of the world’s top professional cycling teams (including Lance Armstrong among them) and, as the largest biking event in North America, is now on par with the Tour de France. As of noon … [Read more...]

County Supervisor Neil Derry to Speak on Ethics in Government at Thursday’s AARP Luncheon

Third District County Supervisor Neil Derry will be in Big Bear this week, to address ethics in county government, during Thursday’s monthly AARP meeting and luncheon. Big Bear Lake AARP Chapter 2598 welcomes all Valley seniors to Thursday’s presentation, though ask that RSVPs be made by this evening at 6pm. To participate in the October 15 … [Read more...]

County Agencies to Fund Feasibility Study for Passenger Rail Line to Big Bear

Efforts to build a passenger rail line to the Big Bear Valley took a step forward this week, when the San Bernardino Associated Governments, or SANBAG, voted to financially support a feasibility study, per San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry’s office. The last time a mountain rail line feasibility study was done was in the mid-90s and, … [Read more...]

Moonridge and Fawnskin Residents Sought for Commission Appointments

The Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District has an opening on their Advisory Commission, for which residents of the Moonridge area are encouraged to apply, to fill the post formerly held by Don Allen on a term that extends through January 2012. Applicants should be registered voters, living full-time in the Moonridge area and available for Rec … [Read more...]