Rotary Club Honors Scholarship Winners

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Big Bear, CA, May 4, 2012, 1:00pm - The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake has announced the names of the winners of their 2012 Rotary Scholarship Program.  This year the Club is awarding a total of $7500 in five separate scholarships of $1500 each.  The Rotary Scholarship winners include Lindsay Hafen, Jackson Rees and Alyssa Larson for academic … [Read more...]

“Man About Town 2012″ Crowned by Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley

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Big Bear, CA, April 30, 2012 - Sunday evening the wait was over for the three Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley’s “Man About Town” candidates to discover who would be crowned “Man About Town 2012”.  The evening’s presentations at Northwoods Resort by the candidates was greeted by cheers as Tim Breunig, Glenn Butcher and … [Read more...]

Rotary Club Announces “Eagle of Excellence” Community Service Awards Nominees

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  Big Bear Lake, CA , April 17, 2012 -The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake has announced the names of the five recipients of this year’s “Eagle of Excellence” Community Service Awards.  The dinner and awards ceremony, celebrating it’s fifteenth year, is dedicated to honoring members of the Big Bear community that exhibit a very high … [Read more...]

Summer Jobs with the National Forest Association

Fawnskin, CA, April 12, 2012, 8:00am - The National Forest Association a nonprofit, known as the NFA,  is looking for five motivated, energetic college students who are interested in spending their summer working with the NFA.  According to Stacy Gorin, NFA Director of Operations, this is a resume-building opportunity for students, ages 18 to … [Read more...]

Big Bear Animal Shelter Competes for the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge

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San Bernardino, CA, April 5, 2012, 8:00am - The County’s Department of Public Health, Animal Care and Control shelters will be participating in the Qualifying Heat of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.  Animal Care and Control has three shelters including the Big Bear Animal Shelter, Devore Animal Shelter and Dog’s Day Inn in Apple … [Read more...]

State of California Delays Village Renaissance Construction Project

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 29, 2012, 12:00 noon - At what was meant to be the groundbreaking ceremony in the Village this morning to celebrate the new Village Renaissance Construction Project, members who attended were shocked to hear that the project has been delayed by the State.  This project was to be one of the last items funded by the now … [Read more...]

City of Big Bear Lake Has Mid-Year Budget Review by City Council

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 20, 2012, 4:00pm - The Big Bear Lake City Council conducted their mid-year budget review last week.  With the elimination of Improvement Agency funds budget adjustments were deemed necessary.  However, even with that loss, the City is reporting that they are still operating within their means and have kept a balanced … [Read more...]

The Legal Battle Over Mandarin Gardens Airport Lease Appears To Be Over

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Big Bear City, CA March 8, 2012 2:00pm - For nearly six years a dispute over the lease and subsequent purchase option of  a portion of the Big Bear City Airport Terminal Building has keep all parties involved in a state of limbo but that state appears to be coming to an end.  According to a recent judgment issued on February 29, 2012 Barry Wang … [Read more...]

First of Two Community Meetings Begin Thursday on the “Village Renaissance” Project

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 7, 2012, 12noon: The City of Big Bear Lake will be conducting two community meetings to review the new Village Streetscape Reconstruction Project details and schedule set to begin construction on April 2nd and run through the summer.  The first meeting will be tomorrow, March 8th beginning at 5:30pm and the public is … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Electric Service Applies for Rate Increase to the Public Utilities Commission

Big Bear, CA, February 28, 2012, 3:00pm - Bear Valley Electric Service has begun the process of presenting a rate case to the California Public Utilities Commission.  In the Rate Case Application they are proposing a 7.79 % increase to be reflected sometime in 2013 on ratepayers bills.  In the application they are also proposing to reduce the … [Read more...]