Category: Community

Don’t Trash The Mountains

Big Bear, CA, December 29, 2016 – Hundreds of thousands of visitors will travel to San Bernardino Mountain resorts this winter for recreation. The California Department of Transportation released survey data in June 2016 that shows nearly half of all motorists surveyed admit to sometimes littering along the state’s highways. Yesterday, the Director of Caltrans District 8 joined San Bernardino County Supervisor (Second District) Janice Rutherford, the California Highway Patrol, the California Department of Forestry with support from the United States Forest Service, San Bernardino County Fire, Sheriff’s Department and County Public Works for a news conference to urge the public to...

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A Safe Holiday For All

Big Bear, CA, December 27, 2016 – At this time of the year, Driving Under the Influence related accidents can be at the highest due to the extremely dangerous occurrence of drinking alcohol and getting behind the wheel. The Breakthrough Task Force strongly encourages individuals to celebrate safely, never drink and drive, and plan ahead before drinking alcohol. It is important for individuals to prepare for a safe way home and can do so by utilizing the Big Bear Designated Driver Program. The Program celebrates the use of a designated driver when family or friends are out enjoying the festivities...

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CalTrans Paving Project On State Route 18

Big Bear, CA, December 19, 2016 – The California Department of Transportation District 8 will be fog sealing and refreshing the temporary striping on State Route 18 this week between Running Springs and Snow Valley. This is to enhance the safety of the roadway during winter weather. The work is scheduled for Monday, December 19 through Wednesday, December 21 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Lane closures will be required so please plan on extra time for your commute. Know before you...

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Big Bear Lake Named One of the Best Getaway Towns in the Country

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 12, 2016 – Expedia’s travel blog, Viewfinder, recently published an article titled, ’17 Small Cities for a Perfect Weekend Getaway’, and Big Bear Lake topped the list. Chloe Mulliner, a staff writer for Expedia writes, ‘When you’re feeling like a rundown battery, the best way to recharge is by getting the heck out of dodge for a few days. It’s true. A short little trip out of town can do wonders for you. A change in scenery gives you a burst of energy, while a bite into something new offers you a new lease...

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Bear Valley Unified School District Seeks Applicants for Governing Board Seat

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 8, 2016 – The Bear Valley Unified School District Governing Board is now accepting applications from residents within the school district boundaries who are interested in serving on the Governing Board.  The vacant position was created by the resignation of Governing Board Member Paul Zamoyta.  The appointed individual will serve a term through December 2018.  Applications are available as of December 8th from the Bear Valley Unified School District office at 42271 Moonridge Road.  The deadline to submit completed application materials is 4pm on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.  The Governing Board will interview all qualified...

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