Tag: David Caretto

City Reorganizes Leadership Rolls

Big Bear Lake, CA –  December 14, 2016 – The City of Big Bear Lake in compliance regulations tied to the City Charter, annually reorganizes the leadership positions at their December public meeting in Hofert Hall.   On Monday evening, December 12th, Mayor David Caretto opened nominations for Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem, Fire District Chairman and Vice Chairman and the Successor Agency Chair and Vice Chairman. The members of the City of Big Bear Lake, City Council unanimously approved the following positions:  Bill Jahn – Mayor; Rick Herrick – Mayor Pro Tem.   The City of Big Bear Lake Successor Agency;...

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Big Bear Kicks Off the Holidays with Christmas Tree Lightings and Santa

Big Bear, Ca, November 27, 2015 – Now that the Thanksgiving turkey has been eaten, it’s time to ring in Christmas in Big Bear. Tonight, in the heart of the village, you can join 6000 locals and visitors for the annual Village Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Santa’s Grand Entrance. Festivities begin at 5:00 pm with entertainment provided by Big Bear’s own Mountain Marvelettes and wandering carolers, The Voices of Christmas. Mayor David Caretto, Supervisor James Ramos, and Assemblyman Jay Obernolte will lead the countdown to officially light the tree. Once the tree is lit, Santa and Mrs. Claus will ride up Pine Knot in an antique fire engine greeting everyone before making their way to the Santa House where they will see children until 9:00 pm. On Saturday night, the Big Bear Fire Department hosts their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The party starts at 5:00 at the fire station in Big Bear City, with caroling, hot chocolate, cider, coffee, and activities for the kids. Families are asked to bring a plate of cookies to share. The tree will be lit promptly at 5:30 and Santa will be making a special visit. Kids, be sure to bring your wish...

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Big Bear Lake City Council Selects New Mayor

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 9, 2014 – The Big Bear Lake City Council met on Monday night in a largely ceremonial manner to thank former Mayor Jay Obernolte for his 4 years of service and to congratulate him on his successful run for the California State Assembly. Rick Herrick in his third term, David Caretto in his second term, and Randall Putz in his first term were sworn into office. In addition, the City Council performed its annual reorganization in which a new mayor and other chairs are selected and voted upon by the sitting council members. Unanimous votes were cast for Dave Caretto as Mayor and Bill Jahn as Mayor Pro-Tem. In addition, Rick Herrick was voted in as Chairman of the Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District, with Randy Putz taking the Vice Chairman’s position. The former Improvement Agency, now known as the Successor Agency, Chairmanship will be handled by Bob Jackowski. Mayor Caretto adjourned the council meeting in the name of Cheri Haggerty Lawrence who unexpectedly passed away on November 25th. A celebration of life and memorial service will be held for her tonight, Tuesday December 9, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in Hofert Hall at the Performing Arts...

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Entire Big Bear Lake City Council, Local CSD Past President Endorse Paul Cook For Congress

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 20, 2012, 3:00pm – For his Congressional bid, Retired Colonel Paul Cook announced the endorsement of the entire Big Bear Lake City Council: Mayor Bill Jahn, Mayor Pro Tem Jay Obernolte, and Councilmembers Liz Harris, Rick Herrick, and David Caretto. Jeff Newsome, Board Member of the Big Bear City Community Services District, is also endorsing Cook for Congress. Mayor Jahn said he’s known Paul Cook “for years, and there’s no question he’s the best choice for Big Bear Lake and the mountain communities. Mayor Jahn also said Paul Cook is the author of the bill to repeal the illegal fire tax. Cook is an infantry officer who served with distinction in the US Marine Corps and he’s a veteran of the Vietnam War, Cook’s military career spanned twenty-six years. His actions in combat earned him a number of honors, including two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device. Cook retired from the US Marine Corps as a colonel. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31475.mp3|titles=Paul Cook...

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