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...]

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...]

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