Give BIG San Bernardino County Returns December 1st


Big Bear, CA October 5, 2015 - The 24-hour online web-a-thon is an easy and convenient way to give to favorite causes, charities, and nonprofits in the community.  Last year, the 2014 Give BIG campaign provided $548,214 to support the work of nonprofits in our region.  Big Bear was well represented in the campaign and took the top three spots in … [Read more...]

Tonight in Big Bear: County Seeks Public Input on Renewable Energy

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 16, 2014 - San Bernardino County is creating a plan for renewable energy and is looking for public input; the first round of public workshops is this month. Supervisor James Ramos, who is presenting a solar expo for homeowners in Joshua Tree this month, says, “Community participation is key to the success of developing a … [Read more...]

Special Senate Election Set For March 25


San Bernardino County, CA, March 5, 2014 - Voter Information Guides have started appearing in  mailboxes for the March 25th Special Primary Election for State Senate District 23. The District is shared by San Bernardino, Riverside, and Los Angeles counties, with the majority of voters residing in the Inland Empire. Each Information Guide includes … [Read more...]

Property tax deadline is approaching

San Bernardino County, CA, April 7, 2013 -  Tax Collector Larry Walker reminds property owners that April 10 is the last day to pay the second property tax installment without a 10% late fee. Bills can be viewed online at There are several payment options to choose from: ~ Online: ~ By Phone: … [Read more...]

Alcohol Impacts San Bernardino County

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 17, 2013 - As the new year begins, San Bernardino County continues to struggle with public safety issues related to the use of alcohol, particularly among underage drinkers. In San Bernardino County alone in 2011, more than 10,000 people were hospitalized due to injuries or illnesses related to alcohol use, according to … [Read more...]

Caltrans Awards $350 Million In Grants To Improve Public Transit And Air Quality


San Bernardino, CA, June 2, 2012, noon - Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. The grants are funded through Proposition 1B, the 2006 … [Read more...]

County Receives National Award For Effective Budgeting


San Bernardino, CA, May 21, 2012, noon - For the sixth year in a row, the County of San Bernardino has been honored for producing one of the best government budget documents in North America. The Board of Supervisors has recognized the County's budget staff for receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance … [Read more...]

County Community Clean-up & Recycling Day


Big Bear Valley, CA, April 9, noon - San Bernardino County officials would like to remind residents that Saturday, April 14, 2012 is Community Clean-up & Recycling Day. Residents of the unincorporated county areas, and the city of Big Bear Lake can dispose and recycle regular household trash and debris at no charge at the Big Bear Transfer … [Read more...]

“Preteen Vaccine Week” Begins this Week

San Bernardino, CA, February 13, 2012, 8:00am: The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health is promoting “Preteen Vaccine Week” which is February 12th through 18th as part of a nationwide effort to remind families of preteens and adolescents about recommended and required immunizations.  A new immunization requirement was added in … [Read more...]

Fire Level Has Been Increased To Very High: Fire Restrictions Elevated


Big Bear, Ca, January 13, 2012, 4:00pm - The US Forest Service has elevated the fire danger level to very high due to the dry, warm weather the San Bernardino County and other areas have been experiencing.  Fire Danger increases with the unseasonable warmer, drier weather along with persistent Santa Ana wind conditions.  Fire officials are … [Read more...]