Category: ALERTS/Breaking Big Bear News

It’s Snowing in Big Bear

Big Bear, CA, November 18, 2016 – Snowmaking has begun! On Wednesday, November 16, the snow guns at Bear Mountain Resorts fired up to take advantage of several days of cold weather. The conditions, dry and cold, are exactly what the resorts need to get a good start on their base. Bear Mountain is focusing their efforts on Chairs 7 and 9 while Snow Summit is keeping the guns trained on Chairs 2 and 4. Snow Play in Big Bear City has also been able to take advantage of our cold temps and started blowing snow last Friday and was able...

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BVCHD’s Emergency Department Receives Award for Extra Training

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 16, 2016 – Bear Valley Community Healthcare District has been awarded the Quest for Zero: Excellence in ED award from BETA Healthcare Group. BETA Healthcare Group is focused on improving reliability and reducing risk exposure in emergency departments. BETA provides member hospitals and medical groups the opportunity for significant reductions in ED premiums each year through their Patient Safety Initiative. As emergency departments demonstrate compliance with all elements of the first tier which focuses on education, they may advance to the second tier providing additional opportunities to enhance patient safety while further reducing ED premiums in...

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Distracted Driving is No Accident

Big Bear, CA, November 11, 2016 – Every year, thousands of people are seriously injured or killed statewide in vehicle collisions caused by distracted drivers. The unfortunate truth is distracted driving collisions are 100 percent preventable, because distracted driving is a choice. Though there are numerous distractions a driver must manage, cell phone use is the most prevalent. With multiple modes of communication and instant entertainment at their fingertips, drivers are constantly engaging in cell phone use while driving. To combat this issue the California Highway Patrol is launching a statewide Adult Distracted Drivers traffic safety program. This program is...

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100 % of Big Bear Precincts Reported

Big Bear, CA November 9, 2016 – This election cycle has concluded and for the offices that most affect our community and with 100% of the precincts reporting the unofficial results are in. Paul Cook was re-elected to congress.  State Senator Mike Morrell will return to Sacramento along with State Assemblyperson Jay Obernolte.   Board members elected to the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District are Jack Roberts, Rob Robbins and Donna Nicely.  The Big Bear City Community Service District top vote takers are Johnny Russo and Larry Walsh.  And the Big Bear Airport District will be represented by Bill Goddard,...

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November 8, 2016 – Presidential General Election Day Reminder

Big Bear, CA, November 8, 2016 – The San Bernardino County Elections Office reminds voters that the 2016 Presidential General Election is being held today, Tuesday, November 8. Polls opened at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 8 p.m. Voters can find their assigned polling place on the back cover of their Voter Information Guide or by using the My Elections Gateway or the Polling Place look-up tool on the Elections Office website at SBCountyElections. They can also call the Elections Office at (800) 881-VOTE (8683) or (909) 387-8300. In addition to your polling place, voters are also able to...

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