Grand Reopening Ceremony for Village at 3:00 Today

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Big Bear Lake, CA, October 31, 2013 - The Village Streetscape Reconstruction Project is complete, and the public is invited to a grand reopening ceremony at 3 p.m. today at Copper Q (645 Pine Knot Avenue). City of Big Bear Lake officials will present before-and-after photos of the village that highlight major improvements made, such as heated … [Read more...]

Forest Recreation Sites Closed by Government Shutdown

San Bernardino National Forest, CA, October 9, 2013 - The Federal lapse in funding is officially restricting some recreation in the San Bernardino National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service has provided the following list of closures. All Campgrounds and Yellow Post sites are closed: In the Big Bear Area, this includes Serrano, Pineknot, … [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...]

County Considers Solar Energy in Rural Areas

San Bernardino County, CA, July 26, 2013 - This week, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors unanimously extended the moratorium on commercial solar energy projects in rural communities, which affects unincorporated areas of the Big Bear Valley. County Supervisors say they have made headway in the planning process of adding a renewable … [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...]

County reinstates Rec & Park, Sugarloaf Advisory Commissions

Big Bear Valley, CA, June 4, 2013 - The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors approved the reinstatement of the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District (BBVRPD) Advisory Commission at their June 4 meeting. The commission will consist of seven members representing various geographical areas of Big Bear Valley, working closely with … [Read more...]

Public servant passes away

Big Bear City, CA, May 21, 2013 - Longtime Bear Valley resident Robert Colven has passed away after a battle with cancer. Colven moved with his wife Kim from Palm Springs to Big Bear City in 1987, after having vacationed in the mountains here since 1967. He served on the Governing Board for the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency (BBARWA) … [Read more...]

DWP board has two upcoming vacancies

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 1, 2013 - The City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water & Power (DWP) is looking for two new representatives to serve on their Board of Commissioners.  The seats become vacant on June 30, when the terms expire for Commissioners Fred Miller and Don Smith. To serve on the DWP Board, an appointee must be a registered … [Read more...]

Public Works Launches Interactive Maps Website

Big Bear City, CA, April 15, 2013 - The San Bernardino County Department of Public Works is launching a new website April 15 with interactive maps showing where county roads, flood control and solid waste facilities are located. The website can be found at http://sbcountydpw.maps.arcgis.com. The maps include Temporary Road Closures, Waste … [Read more...]

Board Supports Inmate Education Program

San Bernardino, CA, April 13, 2013 - The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors passed an item at the April 9 board meeting that will provide job skills to County inmates. As a result of the board’s decision, the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center will now have an additional instructor for the Sheriff’s Inmate Culinary Program. The county … [Read more...]