Tag: Election

Measures Pass in Tuesday’s Primaries

Big Bear Valley, CA, June 4, 2014 – Tuesday’s statewide primary election netted dominant wins for the Bear Valley Hospital Measure F extending the property tax assessments and Measure E, the transfer of the Rim Forest water system from Big Bear to Lake Arrowhead. A November runoff is also now in place for the Assembly seat of the 33rd District between local Mayor Jay Obernolte(R) and John Coffey(D). Paul Cook wins back his seat in an easy victory for the Congressional 8th District. John McMahon returns to his position as County Sheriff along with District Attorney Michael Ramos, Treasurer Larry Walker, and County Supervisor 2nd District, Janice Rutherford. Former State Senator Bob Dutton takes an easy victory for the position of County...

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Today is Statewide Primary Election Day

Big Bear Valley, CA, June 3, 2014 – When voters go to the polls today, they’ll find two local measures: Measure E would authorize the City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water to sell the Rimforest system to the Lake Arrowhead Community Services District. Measure F would extend the expiring parcel tax for 10 years, to support hospital services in the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District. County offices to be voted on include Assessor/Recorder, Auditor/Controller and the Sheriff/Coroner. Two seats representing our district are up for grabs: in the U.S. House of Representatives and the State Assembly. The Statewide Primary Election is today, June 3, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can find your polling place on the back of your Voting Information Guide, by visiting the registrar of voters online, or by calling (800)...

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Open Primary California and Some Confusion

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 6, 2012, 7:00pm – There has been a lot of discussion about the new open primary system for California voters and perhaps some confusion.  Previously the election ballot a voter received was determined by party affiliation.  But now the new ballots include all candidates regardless of their declared party affiliation.  The primary included elections effecting the Big Bear Valley for the United States Congress, the California State Assembly and the Third District County Supervisor. The voter turnout was low across the state and in San Bernardino County was determined to be 22.52%.  With that the Congressional 8th District winners were Paul Cook and Gregg Imus who took the top spots and will move on to the General Election in November.  In the 33 State Assembly District Tim Donnelly, an incumbent, and John Coffey will be on the ballot in fall.  Big Bear Lake Mayor Bill Jahn said “he put his heart and soul into his campaign”, for State Assembly and that he “worked very hard and has no regrets”.   In the race for The Third District County Supervisor candidates James Ramos and Neil Derry will be on the ballot on November 6th. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31542.mp3|titles=Election June 6 2012 – Cathy Herrick reporting]...

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Jim Bagley Joins Derry & Ramos in the County Supervisor Race

Big Bear, Ca, February 8, 2012, 4:00pm – Another name has been thrown into the hat for the San Bernardino County Supervisor for the 3rd district.  Jim Bagley announced earlier this week of his intentions to run for the County Supervisor seat.  Bagley will be joining current Supervisor Neil Derry, and James Ramos in the election.  According to his campaign team, Bagley has served as the Mayor of Twentynine Palms for three years, served as the president of the San Bernardino County Transportation Agency, and served on various other committees and commissions.  Bagley joins the race for Supervisor in the midst of current Supervisor Neil Derry sending out fliers to over 11,000 of his supporters stating that Ramos has links to “gang members”, and goes on to describe Ramos as a “Casino Boss.”  According to an article in the Press Enterprise, Dave Gillard, a consultant for Ramos described the mailer as gutter politics.  Ramos who is the current Chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians told the Press Enterprise that the reservation is a safe community.  The election for County Supervisor along with other positions up for office will be held on November 6th.  Citizens are encouraged to educate themselves on the issues and candidates and make an informed decision when it comes time to...

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Chamber Hosts Candidate Forums

Big Bear, CA, September, 9, 2010, 3:00pm – In addition to the Lighthouse Project Voter Forums, voters will have additional opportunities to hear from the candidates running for local offices through Candidate Forums hosted by The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce.  The first will be held on September 20th at the Performing Arts Center, in Big Bear Lake, from 6-9:15pm for the Big Bear Lake City Council and Bear Valley Unified School District candidates, and on October 6th for the Big Bear City Community Services District candidates at the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency on Palomino Road in Big Bear City, from 6-8pm.  Both forums will have a “meet and greet” with the candidates from 5:45-6pm with coffee and refreshments.  The forums will be conducted in a question and answer format with a moderator, who has yet to be selected.  Questions are tailored to focus on the business community, economy and current issues facing Big Bear.  To ensure fairness the candidates will not receive the questions in advance and all candidates have been invited to attend.  Forums are free to the public and coordinated by the Chamber to ensure that Valley residents have the opportunity to learn about each candidate and their positions on local...

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