Tag: San Bernardino County

Animal Care and Control Announces New Fee Schedule

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 19th, 2016 – A new dog licensing fee schedule for all unincorporated county areas and the cities of Big Bear Lake, Highland and Yucaipa will go into effect on July 1. County Animal Care and Control tries to keep fees as low as possible for county residents. Dog licensing fees for altered (spayed or neutered) dogs haven’t been raised since 2007. Although altered dog licensing fees will increase, discounts will still exist for senior citizens and persons with one or more disabilities who have altered pets. Proof of Spay/Neuter certificate and senior citizen or disability status are required to...

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Applications Now Being Accepted For The Fiscal Year 2016-2017 San Bernardino County Civil Grand Jury

  Big Bear, CA, February 15th, 2016 – Volunteers for the 2016-2017 San Bernardino County Civil Grand Jury are now being requested, announced Raymond L. Haight, III, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court. The recruiting period is open for those citizens interested in serving. Successful applicants will serve as Grand Jurors for the period beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017. To be eligible for selection a person must be at least 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of California and the County of San Bernardino for at least one year prior to appointment.  Potential Grand Jurors...

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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 the number of individual donors. The Lighthouse Project had the most donors overall and raised the second most amount of money in the entire county. The Big Bear Valley AAUW Tech Trek Program and the Education Trust were second and third in the number of unique donors.  Supervisor James Ramos, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, encourages every nonprofit in the County to visit GiveBIGSBCounty.org to get involved and make those numbers even bigger and better this year. There is a two-step process for nonprofits to get involved in Give BIG San Bernardino County: 1. Register at The Academy for Grassroots Organizations at academygo.com 2.  Apply at Give BIG  – Early Bird registration ends October 15th. Monies raised through the Give BIG 24-hour fundraising web-a-thon will benefit participating nonprofit organizations and the people they serve.  These organizations will receive training in the use of social media, marketing, donor cultivation, and follow-up.  Nonprofit organizations will expand their fundraising capabilities through participating in the Give BIG San Bernardino County Campaign....

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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 renewable energy component for the County that makes sense for our communities.” The San Bernardino County Partnership for Renewable Energy and Conservation will provide a framework for renewable energy development while protecting communities and natural resources. Community input will help shape the drafting of a County General Plan Renewable Energy Element for consideration by the Board of Supervisors. Those who want to give input will have their chance tonight; a public workshop is scheduled for tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Big Bear Municipal Water District (40524 Lakeview...

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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 information on candidates,  polling places and voting, as well as  a Sample Ballot. Those on the permanent mail ballot list will also get mail ballots delivered. If you’re not on that list and want to vote by mail,  fill out the Application found in the Voter Information Guide, or download an application from the Elections Office website. Voted mail ballots may be returned via the U.S. Postal Service, in person to any polling place on Election Day, or to one of the nineteen  mail ballot drop-off locations prior to, and on Election Day. To find a mail ballot drop-off location, voters can use the mail ballot drop-off map located on the Elections Office website. Voters in this election are also able to vote early at the San Bernardino County Elections Office. For details, call (909) 387-8300. And tune in to 93.3 FM in the 5 o’clock hour today for Rick Herrick’s interview with Assemblyman Michael Morrell from Rancho Cucamonga, who’s running for the recently vacated seat of Bill Emerson....

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