Tag: Rick Herrick

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 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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Trout Plant Today in Big Bear Lake

  Big Bear Lake, CA, Oct. 1, 2014 – 3600 pounds of Trout were added to Big Bear Lake this morning just in time for Troutfest this weekend. Overseeing the fish plant was MWD interim GM Mike Stephenson along with Big Bear lake Mayor Jay Obernolte, Mayor Pro-Tem David Caretto, and City Councilman Rick Herrick, as well as MWD Board members Maryann Lewis and Vince Smith. 600 of the 3600 pounds of fish are ‘trophy fish’ weighing at least 6 pounds each. Every year, based on the number of fishing licenses sold, the State will supply a certain number of fish to plant. MWD also grows and plants its own fish. However, due to the on-going drought and the higher cost of fish, those numbers were much smaller than in previous years. Because of the economic impact of fishing on the valley and specifically Troutfest weekend, the Big Bear Lake City Council decided to partner with the MWD in order to supplement the plant and make this years addition of fish to the lake as robust as in years...

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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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KBHR-FM And Mountain Area Tea Party Set Big Bear Debate Schedule

Big Bear City, CA, March 5, 2012, 8:00am –  The Mountain Area Tea Party and K-BEAR have partnered to bring candidate debates to Big Bear Valley. Three debates have been scheduled and set for broadcast on April 24, May 1, and May 7 from 4 to 6pm. Mountain Area Tea Party Coordinator, Jim Weinheimer believes that due to legislative redistricting, the 50,000 voters who live in Big Bear Valley and adjacent mountain communities needed an opportunity to hear how their concerns will be addressed by the candidates. With sponsorship by the Mountain Area Tea Party in place, owner of KBHR, Rick Herrick offered the station’s facilities to provide a forum for the debates, and broadcast them live. The debates will also be available on K-BEAR’s live stream over the internet at www.bigbearnews.com. Big Bear Valley and mountain residents are directly impacted by three races: 3rd San Bernardino County Supervisorial District, 33rd California Assembly District and the 8th Congressional District. Primary elections are June 5 and the general election is November 6. Candidates contacted by the Mountain Area Tea Party have indicated they’ll participate in the debates. In the meantime, the Mountain Area Tea Party is inviting candidates to address the group at its regular meetings held on the first and third Tuesday of the month. At the meeting on March 20, 1st District San Bernardino County Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt will speak....

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