Category: Health

The Big Bear Cycling Festival is Coming in July

Big Bear, CA, April 11th, 2016 – It’s not too soon to think about the National Ultra Endurance Series coming to Big Bear this summer. Mountain bikers from around the world will descend upon our Southern Caifornia community on July 30th for the Grizzly 100 NUE Century Challenge and the 70­75k NUE Marathon Challenge, offering some of the most demanding single-­track, double-­track, and fire road climbs and descents you’ll find anywhere. Participants who love to challenge themselves and others are drawn to this high altitude course at 7000­8500 feet elevation, and the Radford Climb has made a name for itself as one of the most dreaded 5...

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A Mountain of Gratitude and A BIG Win for the Environment

The Southern California Mountains Foundation is proud to announce Arrowhead® Brand Mountain Spring Water, a Nestlé Waters North America brand, has donated 90 acres of land in the Angeles Oaks area of the San Bernardino Mountains. Arrowhead Water shares a prestigious history with the nonprofit Southern California Mountains Foundation as co-founder and funding partner while serving long-term on the Foundation’s board of directors. This is their largest donation to-date.  The donated land will be used for a number of the Foundation’s programs.  Chief among them is outdoor training in a natural setting for the organization’s Urban Conservation Corps program,...

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Bear Valley healthcare community considers CEO candidates

Big Bear, CA, March 6th, 2016 – The search for a new Chief Executive officer has led Quorum Health Resources to two vetted candidates, who have been interviewed by members of the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District board to fill the CEO post. Board President Donna Nicely presided over the interviews.  The new CEO will be an employee of QHR rather than the district, according to materials provided by the healthcare organization. The packet of information provided to each candidate includes materials related to the district’s recent alliance with Loma Linda University Health. Under the affiliation agreement, the university provides resources to district- run...

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Caltrans Launches New Stormwater Pollution Prevention Campaign

Big Bear, CA, March 5th, 2016 – Caltrans unveiled its new stormwater public education and outreach campaign “Protect Every Drop” to educate Californians about the sources and pathways of stormwater pollution, and encourage motorists to reduce the pollutants that affect water quality in California’s streams, rivers, lakes and coastal waters, keeping them drinkable, swimmable and fishable. Clean water is essential for our quality of life in California, and it’s important to ‘Protect Every Drop’, Every motorist needs to do their part to keep California’s waterways clean.  The campaign will address several actions the public can take, including: ·         Performing routine...

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The Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Ball in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear, CA, February 14th, 2016 – The Big Bear Lake Rotary Club Foundation will host the third annual Sweetheart Ball to support the Bear Valley Community Hospital’s much- needed renovation of patient rooms. The Rotary Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable foundation whose mission is to raise funds for worthy causes, and all donations are tax deductible.  Sponsorship’s and donations for the live and silent auctions are gratefully accepted. The Sweetheart Ball will be at The Lodge at Big Bear Lake’s ballroom.  The evening begins with cocktails at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m.  There will be live music provided by Mark Dolan...

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