Hospital Participates in YouTube Phenomenon

PinkGlove

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 2, 2013 - In 2009, 200 hospital workers in Oregon put on pink gloves and danced in support of breast cancer awareness and prevention. The video garnered nearly 14 million views on YouTube® and inspired hundreds of videos across the country. This year, Bear Valley Community Hospital will compete in the Medline Pink Glove … [Read more...]

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in S. B. County

  San Bernardino County, CA, August 6, 2013 - With mosquitoes near Fontana and in Needles testing positive for West Nile Virus recently, residents throughout San Bernardino County are encouraged to take the following precautions: ·        Remove all standing water around your property where mosquitoes lay eggs such as birdbaths, … [Read more...]

80 Degrees Outside = 102 in the Car

HOT-DOG-PSA

San Bernardino County, CA, August 5, 2013 -- With several weeks of summer left, the San Bernardino County Animal Cruelty Task Force reminds the public of the dangers of leaving dogs in cars. Even at cooler altitudes like the Big Bear Valley, conditions inside a vehicle can quickly become life-threatening. For example, when it is 80 degrees … [Read more...]

Lindsay Wagner Keynotes Big Bear’s First Yoga Festival

Keynote Speaker Lindsay Wagner

Big Bear City, CA, August 1, 2013 - Big Bear Yoga is bringing the first yoga festival to the valley this month, and Lindsay Wagner will deliver the keynote address.  Aside from being an award-winning actress, Wagner is an energy medicine advocate and the co-author of two books: The High Road to Health, a best-selling vegetarian lifestyle … [Read more...]

Healthcare District Seeks New CFO

Joe Demont will serve as Interim CFO.

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 23, 2013 - The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District (BVCHD) has begun recruitment for a new Chief Financial Officer, following the resignation of Rudy Shutta. In addition to working as the CFO, Shutta has acted as the interim CEO twice and for the past several months had been working on the budget to keep the … [Read more...]

Elks Lodge Hosts Free Health Fair

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 11, 2013 - The Lions Club is well known for providing free recycled eyeglasses and vision screenings to people in need. Now, the Big Bear Lions & Sunset Lions Club of Big Bear is sponsoring a free health fair, in collaboration with Bear Valley Community Hospital and in partnership with Crestline Lioness, Arrowbear … [Read more...]

Activist Educates on Depression, Bullying and PTSD

Fawnskin, CA, July 10, 2013 -  'Quality of life activist' Tammie Hayes has spent the last three months traveling more than 9,500 miles to raise awareness about bullying, depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and suicide. She also runs a website for victims and their families from her home in Big Bear City. Hayes will present her inspiring … [Read more...]

Healthcare District Hires Permanent CEO

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 3, 2013 - The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District Board of Directors has announced Raymond Hino as the permanent CEO for the District. Hino has been acting as full-time Interim CEO since January. Board President Barbara Willey commented, “Ray’s extensive background and experience in healthcare, specifically … [Read more...]

Pets & Pyrotechnics: Plan Ahead

CatDogHiding

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 3, 2013 - While most of us are looking forward to one of the top-rated fireworks shows in California this Thursday, the boom of pyrotechnics can terrify cats and dogs. This severe anxiety often takes the form of uncontrollable shaking, panting, clawing, and frantic meowing or barking. But in some cases, an animal's … [Read more...]

Community Gardens Project Continues Successful Lecture Series

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 2, 2013 -- The Community Gardens Project is focusing their next set of educational workshops on keeping food crops healthy, and how to then store and prepare their homegrown fruits, vegetables and herbs . The workshops are FREE and open to the public at the Community Gardens on Fox Farm Road behind CVS. Participants … [Read more...]