Measures Pass in Tuesday’s Primaries

Big Bear Valley, CA, June 4, 2014 - Tuesday's statewide primary election netted dominant wins for the Bear Valley Hospital Measure F extending the property tax assessments and Measure E, the transfer of the Rim Forest water system from Big Bear to Lake Arrowhead. A November runoff is also now in place for the Assembly seat of the 33rd District … [Read more...]

Today is Statewide Primary Election Day

Big Bear Valley, CA, June 3, 2014 – When voters go to the polls today, they’ll find two local measures: Measure E would authorize the City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water to sell the Rimforest system to the Lake Arrowhead Community Services District. Measure F would extend the expiring parcel tax for 10 years, to support hospital services … [Read more...]

Local Stakes in Statewide Primary Election

Big Bear Valley, CA, May 30, 2014 - When voters go to the polls next Tuesday, they’ll find two local measures: Measure E would authorize the City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water to sell the Rimforest system to the Lake Arrowhead Community Services District. Measure F would extend the expiring parcel tax for 10 years, to support hospital … [Read more...]

Paradise Park Talks Resume; CSD Proposed Moving Higher Fees to Tax Roll

Big Bear City, CA, April 7, 2014 - The Big Bear City Community Services District (CSD) is having their next board meeting tonight, and there are several items of interest to their customers. The list of Proposed Ordinances includes increases in service fees for water and sewer connections, commercial disposal and ambulance service. It’s also … [Read more...]

Special Senate Election Set For March 25

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San Bernardino County, CA, March 5, 2014 - Voter Information Guides have started appearing in  mailboxes for the March 25th Special Primary Election for State Senate District 23. The District is shared by San Bernardino, Riverside, and Los Angeles counties, with the majority of voters residing in the Inland Empire. Each Information Guide includes … [Read more...]

Senator Bob Dutton Running for SBD Assessor/Recorder

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San Bernardino County, CA, February 25, 2014 - On February 21st, Senator Bob Dutton (ret.) filed his nomination papers to run for San Bernardino County Assessor/Recorder. Dutton, known to many here in the Big Bear Valley, has much support from elected officials, community leaders, and associations that represent the county. As an elected … [Read more...]

Wastewater Agency Approves Cost-Saving Project

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Big Bear City, CA, November 20, 2013 - In a special meeting Tuesday, the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency (BBARWA) approved another money-saving venture. As part of the sewage treatment process, BBARWA dries its sludge before disposal in order to reduce its water content; biosolids are what’s left over. The existing operation uses an … [Read more...]

State Senator Resigns

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Redlands, CA, November 13, 2013 - After nine years in the legislature, State Senator Bill Emmerson is resigning his seat effective December 1. The 68-year-old Redlands Republican cited waning passion and commitment on his part as reasons for leaving the Democratic-controlled body. Emmerson was elected to the California State Assembly in … [Read more...]

Native American History Month is a Good Reason to Visit the Local Museum

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San Bernardino County, CA, November 12, 2013 - The ancestry and traditions of American Indians have been celebrated nationally every year since 1994. In support, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has passed a proclamation recognizing November as Native American Heritage Month. Supervisor James Ramos said he was proud that the County … [Read more...]

Happy 238th Birthday, Marine Corps!

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 9, 2013 - The public is invited to celebrate the 238th birthday of the United States Marine Corps tonight, in the company of veterans, families of past and present service personnel and the Marine Corps League Detachment. The program begins at the Elks Lodge (40611 Village Drive) at 5:00 pm with cocktails (no … [Read more...]