Pam Scannell Takes the Reins

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Big Bear Lake, CA, November 21, 2013 - There was a seamless transition in leadership over the weekend at the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce. Rachel Wade served her last day as Executive Director on Friday, November 15, and former Operations Manager Pam Scannell took over the next day. Wade, who resigned from the Chamber to work from home, said, … [Read more...]

Chamber Executive Shifts Priorities

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Big Bear Lake, CA, October 18, 2013 - The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce announced this week that Executive Director Rachel Wade has tendered her resignation. Wade started in March of 2012; her last day will be November 15, 2013. Wade said, "I have to say that resigning from the Chamber was a very hard choice to make. The Chamber is a very … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Phone System Failure Prompts Unavailability of “911″ System – Temporary Alternate Number Available

Big Bear, CA, August 22, 2013 - We have received reports that the Verizon and AT&T telephone systems are down in Running Springs, Arrowbear and Big Bear.  The cause is unknown.  According to Jeff Willis, Big Bear Fire Chief, the system failure has also prompted the "911" emergency system to be down.  Residents in need of "911" emergency … [Read more...]

Verizon Experiencing Problems – 911 Emergency System is Down – Alternate Number Available

Big Bear, CA, August 22, 2013 - The Verizon telephone system is down in Running Springs, Arrowbear and Big Bear.  The cause is unknown.  According to Jeff Willis, Big Bear Fire Chief, the Verizon failure has also prompted the "911" emergency system to be down.  Residents in need of "911" emergency service are advised to call 1-800-340-9110 until … [Read more...]

Snow Summit Corporation Up For Sale

Big Bear, CA, June 20, 2013 - According to a press release on behalf of the Snow Summit Ski Corporation, the company’s Board of Directors have retained the investment banking firm of Houlihan Lokey to market the corporation that owns and operates Snow Summit and Bear Mountain with the possibility of selling it to one of a number of interested … [Read more...]

HERO helps homeowners lower emissions and utility bills

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 3, 2013 -- The San Bernardino Association of Governments (SANBAG) Board of Directors has voted to make the HERO Clean Energy Financing Program available to residents and businesses of San Bernardino County. HERO is the largest and most successful Property Assessed Clean Energy Program in the nation.  It launched in 2011 … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Community Healthcare District Board of Directors Conduct Special Business Meeting Tonight

Big Bear, CA, May 28, 2013 - The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District will conduct a Special Board of Directors Business meeting tonight.  Agenda items include discussion of special tax levies within the hospital district, the hiring of Parcel Tax Consultants and review of the BVCHD medical staff bylaws.  Additionally, the board will set a … [Read more...]

She probably saw it coming: Unlicensed psychic goes to jail

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San Bernardino County, CA, May 22, 2013 - In December 2012, a grand theft investigation began involving Cindy Uwanawich, after a woman filed a complaint. The victim alleged that Uwanawich, who was operating an unlicensed Psychic business in Crestline, told her during a psychic reading that a negative spirit was attached to her from a previous … [Read more...]

Help shape our future at the next Master Plan Workshop

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 29, 2013 - The City of Big Bear Lake's Pedestrian, Bicycle and Equestrian Master Plan Team presents a third public workshop on April 30, this one focusing on prioritizing and implementing the list of projects and programs. The workshop begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center (39707 Big Bear Boulevard). The … [Read more...]

Alaska USA Big Bear Branch Now Open

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 19, 2013 - The newly relocated Alaska USA Big Bear branch celebrated its grand opening on April 8. Big Bear Mayor Jay Obernolte and members of the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce attended the event and assisted branch staff in a ribbon cutting ceremony. Big Bear residents and the staff at Vons also joined in the … [Read more...]