DWP Board Awards Pipeline Projects

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 28, 2012, 8:00am – The Department of Water and Power Board of Commissioners awarded three pipeline contracts at the March 14th Special Board Meeting. The contracts amount to about 29,000 feet of replacement pipelines throughout Big Bear Valley. The DWP will also release two additional construction contracts. The pipelines … [Read more...]

SmallWood 2012: Forest Restoration For A New Economy

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Flagstaff, AZ, March 27, 2012, 8:00am - If you're looking for technical and economical solutions to the everyday challenges in your woody biomass operation and you'd like to highlight a new wood product or technology, you should attend the SmallWood 2012 conference coming up in May in Flagstaff, Arizona. Wildfires and bug-killed forests are … [Read more...]

Parking Regulations Revamped To Help Small Business Community

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San Bernardino, CA, March 19, 2012, 8:00am - The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors voted to approve changes to the one-size fits all parking regulations universally applied to businesses throughout the county. The effort to recognize the need for greater flexibility was initiated by Supervisor Neil Derry after a mountain community business … [Read more...]

Chamber Announces New Executive Director

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 12, 2012, noon - The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce has hired a new Executive Director, Rachel Wade, of Big Bear. Wade is a Big Bear native and for the past five years has been the General Manager of The Redlands Symphony, a non-profit organization that has seen many changes. She has experience working with diverse … [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...]

Big Bear Court Reduces Open Days Due to Severe Budget Reductions

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 7,2012, 3:00pm - The Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino intends to reduce the days and hours of operation for the local Big Bear Superior Court located at the corner of Big Bear and Summit Boulevards. Beginning the week of April 2nd the Big Bear Courthouse will be open for hearings and other business … [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...]

MOONSHINE RAISES MORE THAN MAYHEM IN 2012

1st place (raised over $1,000)- The Bear Valley Education Trust – Bob & Suzie Collins

Big Bear, CA, March 3, 2012, 3:00 pm - Over 325 attendees kicked up their heels at “Moonshine and Mayhem,” the annual signature event for the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce.  Held on Feb. 25th, the event raised funds for multiple charities and organizations through its first-ever charity dance competition.Participating charitable organizations … [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...]