Big Bear, CA, June 24, 2016 - As wildfires burn across California, new estimates on the number of dead trees in California were announced, prompting continued concern for California’s forest health and wildfire danger. The US Forest Service released the outcome of its latest aerial surveys over California forestland, finding that over 66 million trees have now died due to … [Read more...] about CALFIRE Officials Confirm Over 66 Million Dead Trees in CA
Big Bear, CA, April 2, 2015 - California is drawing national attention as it enters into a fourth year of devastating drought. The state's record low snowpack, diminishing reservoir levels and high temperatures have pushed the state into uncharted territory, with worsening impacts on water quality, agriculture, fire response, habitat, and fish and wildlife. As the … [Read more...] about Continuing CA Drought Prompts Action
Big Bear, CA, Sept. 11, 2014 - Governor Brown is expected to sign several bills, approved by the state legislature, into law this month, requiring local agencies to set up long term groundwater management plans. These new laws would allow state and local governments to intervene in groundwater use if necessary. California draws close to 60 percent of its water from … [Read more...] about New Water Use Regulations Coming?
Big Bear Lake, CA, September 28, 2012, 3pm - On Monday night at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Big Bear Lake City Council it was announced by Mayor Jahn that money was now available for the Big Bear Lake Village Renaissance project. The Mayor serves on the San Bernardino Association of Governments, better know as SANBAG, and a similar Southern California agency named … [Read more...] about Village Renaissance Project
Big Bear, Ca, July 12, 2011, 1:00pm - On July 12th the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors authorized legal counsel to investigate and pursue legal remedies against the state in response to the recent passage and signing of Assembly Bill X1-29 by Governor Jerry Brown. The bill imposed a “fee” of $150 per inhabitable structure on all parcels of land in the … [Read more...] about County Board of Supervisors Against $150 Fee For CSD Area Residents