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...]

Big Bear Airport and Bear Valley Electric Work Together: Save $, Save Energy

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Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2012, 12:00pm - The Big Bear Airport District is saving money, and helping Bear Valley Electric save energy in the process.  The Airport and Bear Valley Electric have been working together to save energy at the airport for over a year, by doing two main projects:  retrofitting the old inefficient lighting in the … [Read more...]

Moonshine & Mayhem Event To Raise Money For Local Charities

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 17, 2012, 3:00pm - The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Moonshine & Mayhem event on February 25th, 2012, at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center.  The Chamber has added a charity dance competition to the event that will help raise money for local Big Bear charities and the Chamber of Commerce. … [Read more...]

City Received Over $5 Million In Grants In Last Two Years

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Big Bear, Ca, February 16, 2012, 2:00pm - At the City Council meeting earlier this week, city staff members gave a presentation on the status of the City’s Quality of Life Initiatives.  According to the City, the initiatives include projects that enhance and preserve our mountain community, economic development, revitalization and communications … [Read more...]

Village Improvements Coming Soon

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Big Bear, Ca, February 15, 2011, 12:00pm - The Village of Big Bear Lake will receive a major face lift this coming summer.  According to David Lawrence with the City of Big Bear Lake, construction is set to start in April, weather dependent, and will continue for about five months.  Construction must take place in the warmer months, as it is … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Deals Add Extra Spark To Your Romantic Getaway

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 10, 2012, noon - Big Bear Valley is the perfect setting for your Valentine’s Day winter getaway with two top-notch ski resorts, candlelight dining, cozy accommodations with wood-burning fireplaces, and a variety of “sweet-heart” specials. Action Zipline Tours is offering a special that will sweep lovers off their … [Read more...]

Education Trust Fundraiser At Club Bombay

Big Bear, Ca, February 7, 2012, 12:00pm - The Big Bear Valley Education Trust is holding a fundraiser at Club Bombay on Wednesday, February 8th from 6:30 to 9:00pm. The Education Trust formed in 2009, when a group of concerned citizens decided to explore ways to support out local schools.  Since then the Education Trust has helped bring 25 … [Read more...]