San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Accepts Resignation of Human Resources Director


UPDATE   San Bernardino County, CA, November 13, 2015 - In March, San Bernardino County Human Resources Director Andrew Lamberto, was cited and later pleaded guilty to agreeing to engage in prostitution. County CEO Greg Devereaux did not inform the Board of Supervisors about the incident until Oct. 21. Yesterday, the Board of Supervisors … [Read more...]

County HR Director’s Arrest Initially Hidden From County Supervisors


San Bernardino, CA, November 4, 2015 - Recently the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors was notified by County CEO, Greg Devereaux, that the County Director of Human Resources, Andrew Lamberto, had been arrested in Orange County in March of this year for prostitution engagement.  Chairman Ramos and other supervisors expressed disappointment … [Read more...]

Bounty Offered for Drone Operators


San Bernardino County, CA, August 5, 2015 - Drone operators have been asked repeatedly not to fly their aircraft during wildfires. But at crucial moments in each of the wildfires that have broken out in San Bernardino County so far this year, fire-fighting air tankers had to be diverted away from their targets because of the presence of small … [Read more...]

Board of Supervisors Seeks Applicants For Two New Construction Panels


Big Bear, CA, July 29, 2015 - The County Board of Supervisors is looking for residents to serve on two newly created construction review panels, the Building and Safety Appeals Board and the Physically Disabled Access Appeals Board. "The missions of these boards are important, and I urge anyone who feels they are qualified and who is interested … [Read more...]

Continuing CA Drought Prompts Action


  Big Bear, CA, April 2, 2015 - California is drawing national attention as it enters into a fourth year of devastating drought. The state's record low snowpack, diminishing reservoir levels and high temperatures have pushed the state into uncharted territory, with worsening impacts on water quality, agriculture, fire response, habitat, and … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Unified School District Board Appoints a New Member


Big Bear Lake, CA, February 11, 2015 - Following Monday’s Special Board Meeting of the Bear Valley Unified School District, the Board appointed new member, Cathy Herrick to fill the seat vacated by Dr. Ken Turney’s sudden passing.  Candidates Herrick and Elaine Tennity were interviewed in a public meeting prior to voting.  Following about an … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake City Council Selects New Mayor

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 9, 2014 - The Big Bear Lake City Council met on Monday night in a largely ceremonial manner to thank former Mayor Jay Obernolte for his 4 years of service and to congratulate him on his successful run for the California State Assembly. Rick Herrick in his third term, David Caretto in his second term, and Randall Putz … [Read more...]

Tragedy and Sadness Strikes Big Bear Lake


Big Bear Lake, CA 11/26/14 - Last night, Cheri Haggerty Lawrence, Big Bear Lake City Clerk and wife of City Public Works Director David Lawrence, and her newborn son’s life ended tragically.  Events began on Tuesday evening just after 5pm, when Cheri collapsed in her office at City Hall.  Emergency CPR was performed almost immediately followed … [Read more...]

DWP Goes Solar

Big Bear lake, CA, November 14, 2014 - Not long ago, the City of Big Bear Lake put together a design/build solar contract that was partially funded by U.S. Department of Energy grant funding. The original solar projects proposed by the city, which include the new solar parking kiosks in the lower lot at the Civic Center which will generate more … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Election Results Are In

Big Bear, CA, November 5, 2014 - In many ways the national and local elections of 2014 were remarkable, and with 100% of the San Bernardino County precincts counted, we can report the following for the Big Bear Valley. With impressive results, the California State Assembly District 33 was won by Big Bear resident and current City Council Mayor … [Read more...]