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...]

MARTA Seeks Public Opinion

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Big Bear, Ca, February 16, 2012, 4:00pm - The Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority (MARTA) is currently updating its Short Range Transit Plan.  According to MARTA, the plan will guide fixed route and Dial-a-Ride transit services in the Rim area and Big Bear Valley over the next five years. Last summer, extensive market research and outreach … [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...]

Dance Competition At Moonshine And Mayhem For Local Charities

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 3, 2012, 3:00pm - The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce is once again shaking things up at its annual fundraiser, Moonshine and Mayhem that will be held on February 25th at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center, by adding a new spin, some twirls, and possibly a few dips through a couples country dance competition. Up to 20 … [Read more...]

Chamber Power Lunch Focuses on Moonshine & Mayhem

Big Bear, Ca, February 1, 2012, 12:00pm - The Big Bear Lake Chamber of Commerce is prepping for its annual fundraiser Moonshine and Mayhem, and this months Power Lunch will focus on the event.  The Power Lunch will be held at Nottingham’s in the Village on February 2nd, from 11:30am to 1:30pm, and “jail birds” for the Moonshine and Mayhem … [Read more...]

Chamber of Commerce Invites Everyone to Check Them Out

Big Bear, Ca, January 23, 2012, 4:00pm - The Chamber of Commerce is inviting business members to come “Check out the Chamber” tomorrow night at the Chamber Offices on Bartlett Rd in the Village.  According to Pam Scannell, Chamber Membership and Development Coordinator, this event is a “no pressure” look at exactly what the Big Bear Lake … [Read more...]

Motor Sports Racers Honored at Napa Auto Parts Banquet

Ernie Serfas (on left) and Rick Romans (on right) were the Big Bear Racers of the Year.  Ken Myers, sponsor of the award is in the center with the Napa Cup.

Big Bear, Ca, January 12, 2012, 5:00pm - The Big Bear Valley is home to motor sports racers in a variety of disciplines, from desert racing to short track, dirt and asphalt racing, motorcycles, junior dragsters, and even go kart racing.  This week motor sports racers were honored at the Napa Auto Parts Racer of the Year dinner and banquet. Over … [Read more...]