City Council reorganized for the upcoming year

Mayor Jahn presents Liz Harris with a "schooled" bear for her retirement from Big Bear Lake City Counil

At Monday night’s Council meeting, City Council reorganized for the upcoming year as follows.  The council selected Jay Obernolte for the position of Mayor.  David Caretto was elected as Mayor Pro Tem.  Rick Herrick was selected as Chair of the Successor Agency and Bill Jahn as Vice-Chair.  Bill Jahn was selected to service as Chairman of the … [Read more...]

San Bernardino County Supervisors Take Oath

San Bernardino, CA, December 4, 2012 - Supervisors Josie Gonzales, Robert A. Lovingood and James C. Ramos began new four-year terms on the Board of Supervisors following Oath of Office ceremonies at the County Government Center yesterday. Supervisor Gonzales, who currently serves as Board of Supervisors Chair, will continue to represent the Fifth … [Read more...]

Big Bear Election Results

The candidates in BOLD will take office. The final and official count will be tallied later. Congressional - District 8 PAUL COOK 58.85% GREGG IMUS 41.15% State Senator - District 23 BILL EMMERSON 56.72% MELISSA O'DONNELL 43.28% State Assembly - District 33 TIM DONNELLY 61.50% JOHN COFFEY 38.50% Bear Valley Unified School … [Read more...]

School District, Healthcare District and City Council Candidate Forums Tonight On K-BEAR

Big Bear Valley, CA, November 5, 2012, 8am - The Lighthouse Project and the Chamber of Commerce hosted a series of candidate forums for this November’s local elections. If you were unable to attend the forum featuring the Bear Valley Unified School District, the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District, and the Big Bear Lake City Council, you … [Read more...]

Re-Broadcast Of MWD & Airport District Forums On K-BEAR

Big Bear City, CA, November 4, 2012, 7am - The Lighthouse Project and the Chamber of Commerce hosted a series of candidate forums for this November’s local elections. If you were unable to attend the forum featuring the Big Bear Lake Municipal Water District and the forum featuring the Big Bear City Airport District, you can listen to a … [Read more...]

Outdoor Enthusiasts, The City Is Listening

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 27, 2012 - The Big Bear Valley Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Equestrian Master Plan process is underway, with the goal of developing a blueprint for a community of neighborhoods enjoyable and safe for people on foot, bike, horseback and other modes of transportation. It will also be a guide for attracting and building … [Read more...]

Meet School District Board Candidates

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 22, 2012, 6pm - On Tuesday, October 23 candidates for the School District Board will participate in a forum at Big Bear Elementary School. The public is invited to meet and greet the five candidates running for three seats on the Bear Valley Unified School District Board. The forum will be hosted by the Bear Valley … [Read more...]

Fire District Addresses Different Codes Among County, City

Big Bear Lake, California, October 22, 2012 - The citizens of Big Bear Valley have invested in fire protection and public safety by creating defensible space and vegetation thinning. In an effort to continue this critical work towards the reduction of fire risk, the communities of Big Bear Valley and surrounding areas use the services of San … [Read more...]

Fire Protection Fee

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 19, 2012, 4pm - This month more than 62,000 San Bernardino County homeowners will receive a bill from the State of California demanding a $150 Fire Protection "Fee". The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has opposed the State's imposition of the "fee". The State created the tax last year and imposed it on "state … [Read more...]

Special Event Ordinance Update

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 16, 2012, 6am - On October 17, 2012, the Planning Commission will host a Public Hearing regarding modifications to the City’s Special Event Policy.  The goal of this process is to streamline event approvals and to balance special event benefits and impacts.  The Planning Commission has reviewed the recommendations of … [Read more...]