Tag: Liz Harris

Tonight at 6:30: Q&A With Supervisor Ramos

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 3, 2013 – San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos will be the guest speaker at tonight’s meeting of the Democratic Club of Big Bear Valley. Ramos will discuss county matters of particular importance to the mountain communities and answer questions from the audience. Liz Harris, who serves as liaison between the Valley and the supervisor’s office, is also on the program. The meeting’s informal setting will be an opportunity to meet Mr. Ramos, express ideas and concerns, and hear how the area’s issues are being represented off the mountain. The general public is invited and encouraged to attend. The program will be held at the Municipal Water District building (40524 Lakeview Drive in Big Bear Lake). The meeting time is 6:30- 8:00 pm. Doors open at 6:10 and early arrival is recommended for those interested in submitting question cards for the Q&A portion of the evening. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Irene Gould at (909)...

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Congressman Names Distinguished Big Bear Residents

Apple Valley, CA, August 27, 2013 – August 23rd brought what U.S. Congressman Paul Cook hopes will be an annual event: the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony. Rep. Cook represents our 8th congressional district and put out a call in July for nominations for women who give back to their communities. The event was held at the Apple Valley Town Hall Conference Center and was attended by approximately 300 people. Among the 60 honorees, four were from the Big Bear Valley: Sharon Gytri, Kathleen Harper, Elizabeth Harris Ed. D. and Kim Sweet. Sharon Gytri is a retired educator who continues to substitute teach part-time for the Big Bear Unified School District. Sharon volunteers for many different causes, including the March of Dimes and the Big Bear Horro-Fi Film Festival. She is also a member of a Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla, spending summer weekends safeguarding the boating public on Big Bear Lake. Kathi Harper is the CEO of Domestic Violence Education and Services (DOVES) of Big Bear Valley, a shelter-based domestic violence services agency. Kathleen works to end domestic violence by providing safe shelter to those suffering from abuse and promoting healthy relationship models for our youth. Liz Harris spent 35 years as an educator and currently works as a Field Representative for San Bernardino County 3rd District Supervisor James Ramos. In addition, Liz is the founder of the Big Bear Valley Education Trust and a former member of the Big Bear Lake City Council....

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City Council Filing Deadline Extended

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 13, 2012, noon – Liz Harris will not run for reelection on the Big Bear Lake City Council, and that means the candidate filing deadline has been extended by five days. Liz Harris was elected to the Big Bear Lake City Council in 2000, and she served as mayor in 2003, 2004 and 2010. The deadline for filing nomination papers for two open City Council seats is Wednesday, August 15, at 5pm. All paperwork must be filed at the City Clerk’s office by that time, in order to be on the ballot for the November 6 election. Mayor Bill Jahn, Helen Walsh and Bob Jackowski have already filed nomination papers and they’re qualified for the November ballot. The required paperwork for candidates must be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday at the City Clerk’s office in Big Bear Lake. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31636.mp3|titles=Candidate Filing Deadline Extended – Mike Evans...

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Big Bear Lake City Council Candidate Filing Opens July 16

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 10, 2012, noon – Anyone interested in running for one of two open seats on the Big Bear Lake City Council in the November 6, 2012 General Municipal Election can take out candidate filing papers beginning July 16, 2012. Papers must be filed by 5pm on Friday, August 10, 2012. The seats of current Mayor Bill Jahn and Councilmember Liz Harris are up for election. If one of the incumbents fails to file, the deadline to file papers will be extended to 5pm on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 for everyone except the incumbents. The offices of City Council are elected at-large for four-year terms. The only requirements for this office are the candidate must be a registered voter and reside within the City of Big Bear Lake. Candidates will receive informational handbooks at the time they obtain their papers. The City Clerk is available to assist with completing the necessary paperwork and answering any questions candidates may have. Appointments are highly recommended. For more information about the election, contact the City Clerk’s office at (909) 866-5831 or visit the City of Big Bear Lake website. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31585.mp3|titles=Candidate Filing – Mike Evans Reporting]...

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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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