BVUSD Reviews Policy for Fundraising

Big Bear, CA, September 5, 2013 - Moving the open session of last night’s meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Bear Valley Unified School District proved to be a wise decision as community and school staff members filled the common room at North Shore Elementary School.  The hot topic was the issue of the sale of non-nutritious food for … [Read more...]

Tonight at 6:30: Q&A With Supervisor Ramos

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 3, 2013 - San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos will be the guest speaker at tonight's meeting of the Democratic Club of Big Bear Valley. Ramos will discuss county matters of particular importance to the mountain communities and answer questions from the audience. Liz Harris, who serves as liaison between the … [Read more...]

Congressman Names Distinguished Big Bear Residents

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Apple Valley, CA, August 27, 2013 - August 23rd brought what U.S. Congressman Paul Cook hopes will be an annual event: the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony. Rep. Cook represents our 8th congressional district and put out a call in July for nominations for women who give back to their communities. The event was held at the Apple Valley Town … [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...]

Build and Explore: It’s Skyline Trail Weekend!

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 13, 2013 – After countless hours of trail building by volunteers, the Skyline Trail is ready for its public debut. The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, August 17 at 10 a.m. at the trail head located at the intersection of Forest Service Roads 2N10 and 2N06. The event will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, … [Read more...]

Elks Lodge Hosts Free Health Fair

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 11, 2013 - The Lions Club is well known for providing free recycled eyeglasses and vision screenings to people in need. Now, the Big Bear Lions & Sunset Lions Club of Big Bear is sponsoring a free health fair, in collaboration with Bear Valley Community Hospital and in partnership with Crestline Lioness, Arrowbear … [Read more...]

Summer Fun Continues With Chili Cookoff and Bluegrass Fest

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 9, 2013 - The Old  Miners Association of Big Bear Lake is hosting a weekend of family-friendly activities including the Big Bear Chili Cookoff on Saturday, July 13. Sanctioned by the International Chili Society, the cookoff returns to the Bartlett Lot in the Village from 10am to 6pm. There are chili competitions in several … [Read more...]

Nominate a “Women of Distinction”

Big Bear, CA, July 5, 2013 - U.S. Congressman Paul Cook says there are accomplished women in his district who don't get the recognition they deserve. He intends to change that. Representative Cook serves California's 8th District, which stretches along the state's eastern border from San Bernardino to Bodie. He's asking residents to nominate … [Read more...]

Community Gardens Project Continues Successful Lecture Series

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 2, 2013 -- The Community Gardens Project is focusing their next set of educational workshops on keeping food crops healthy, and how to then store and prepare their homegrown fruits, vegetables and herbs . The workshops are FREE and open to the public at the Community Gardens on Fox Farm Road behind CVS. Participants … [Read more...]