Senator Bob Dutton Running for SBD Assessor/Recorder


San Bernardino County, CA, February 25, 2014 - On February 21st, Senator Bob Dutton (ret.) filed his nomination papers to run for San Bernardino County Assessor/Recorder. Dutton, known to many here in the Big Bear Valley, has much support from elected officials, community leaders, and associations that represent the county. As an elected … [Read more...]

Native American History Month is a Good Reason to Visit the Local Museum

Photo courtesy Library of Congress

San Bernardino County, CA, November 12, 2013 - The ancestry and traditions of American Indians have been celebrated nationally every year since 1994. In support, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has passed a proclamation recognizing November as Native American Heritage Month. Supervisor James Ramos said he was proud that the County … [Read more...]

County Considers Solar Energy in Rural Areas

San Bernardino County, CA, July 26, 2013 - This week, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors unanimously extended the moratorium on commercial solar energy projects in rural communities, which affects unincorporated areas of the Big Bear Valley. County Supervisors say they have made headway in the planning process of adding a renewable … [Read more...]

Board Supports Inmate Education Program

San Bernardino, CA, April 13, 2013 - The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors passed an item at the April 9 board meeting that will provide job skills to County inmates. As a result of the board’s decision, the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center will now have an additional instructor for the Sheriff’s Inmate Culinary Program. The county … [Read more...]

Rutherford Elected Board Chair, Ovitt Chosen Vice Chair

San Bernardino, CA, January 28, 2013 - The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has unanimously elected Supervisor Janice Rutherford to serve as Board Chair, and Supervisor Gary Ovitt to serve as Vice Chair for the next two years. The voter-approved County Charter requires the Board to elect a Chair at its first meeting in January following … [Read more...]

Fire Protection Fee

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 19, 2012, 4pm - This month more than 62,000 San Bernardino County homeowners will receive a bill from the State of California demanding a $150 Fire Protection "Fee". The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has opposed the State's imposition of the "fee". The State created the tax last year and imposed it on "state … [Read more...]

Board Approves Balanced Budget Focused On Vision


San Bernardino, CA, June 19, 2012, 3:00pm - The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors approved a balanced, $4.06 billion County budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1. The 2012-13 Budget is $28.8 million less than last year’s budget, closes a projected $33.2 million shortfall, and sets aside $16.3 million for contingencies and … [Read more...]

Coalition Submits Signatures for “Part-Time Pay for Part-Time Work” Initiative for San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors


San Bernardino, CA, March 13, 2012, 3:00pm – Last week, the Safety Employees Benefit Association of San Bernardino announced the submission of nearly 70,000 signatures collected by a diverse coalition of San Bernardino County unions, Tea Party Patriots, residents and business leaders to qualify the “Part-Time Pay for Part-Time Work” … [Read more...]

County Launches New Prescription Drug Savings Program

San Bernardino, CA, January 27, 2011, 3:00pm - The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has approved a new prescription drug discount program for residents of San Bernardino County. Residents can participate in the free program immediately by going on line and printing a card. When the program is in full-swing, cards will be available at … [Read more...]

County Redistricting Workshop Scheduled For Wednesday

San Bernardino, CA, July 18, 2011, 3:00pm - The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will conduct its third public meeting on the 2011 redistricting of supervisorial districts on Wednesday, July 20, at 2pm. The meeting will take place in the Covington Chambers of the County Government Center at 385 North Arrowhead Avenue in San Bernardino. … [Read more...]