The City of Big Bear Lake Improvement Agency has partnered with the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center to provide free counseling and training services to local businesses. The no-cost consulting will include writing a business plan, growth strategies, marketing, QuickBooks, home-based businesses, accounting, and finding financing. To schedule an appointment or to get more information, contact Business Consultant Louisa Miller by phone at (760) 951-1592 or by email at