Category: Business

BBLTBID Elects First Board

Big Bear, CA, April 1, 2016 – The Big Bear Lake Tourism Business Improvement District is a benefit assessment district that will fund marketing and sales promotion efforts for Big Bear Lake lodging and ski resort businesses. Ski resort and lodging business owners decided to form the BBLTBID in order to create revenues dedicated to marketing Big Bear Lake as a tourist, meeting, and event destination. The TBID was recently approved by the Big Bear Lake City Council. The TBID took another step forward on Wednesday, March 30, as they elected their new 7 member board. Elected to two-year...

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Big Bear Chamber Teams Up With Big Bear High School for Community Career Fair

Big Bear, CA, March 24, 2016 – The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Big Bear High School, presents the first Community Career Fair hosted at Big Bear High School on Tuesday, May 10, at 5 p.m. The Community Career Fair is a way to provide hope for individuals living and working in Big Bear Valley. While employers and employees can struggle to find a suitable match, many options exist within a variety of industries right here in the Valley. Representatives of those industries will host information tables at the event with descriptions and requirements of the...

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Thanks to Big Bear Lake, Ski On!

Big Bear, Ca, March 23, 2016 – Many resorts were hopeful for a longer ski season thanks to El Niño this year, but officials at Mountain High Ski Resort said a dry March has led to an early end to the season. An average season for Mountain High typically ends in mid-April, but the prolonged drought has proven an unrelenting adversary for the ski resort. The two ski resorts in Big Bear, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, run by Mammoth Resorts, should remain open until April, say Big Bear Mountain Resort officials. Nearby, officials at Snow Valley Mountain Resort, in...

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Assemblyman Obernolte Seeks Nominations for Small Business of the Year

Big Bear, CA, March 16, 2016 – Every year, Assembly Members select a small business owner in their District to be recognized by the California Small Business Association on California Small Business Day. Assemblyman Jay Obernolte is currently seeking nominations to recognize a small business owner from the 33rd Assembly District for their contributions in the community. He invites residents in the 33rd District to nominate a business who has gone above and beyond to improve and support their community. The nominee that is chosen as Small Business of the Year will be honored in Sacramento with a ceremony and...

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BBLTBID Final Public Hearing Tonight, March 14th, 2016

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 14th, 2016 – Tonight’s public hearing is the last steps required of the City Council in order to establish the BBLTBID (Big Bear Lake Tourism Business Improvement District).  If written protests are received from the businesses in the proposed district that will pay 50% or more of the proposed assessment, the district may not be formed.  Additionally, the Visitor’s Bureau and Lodging Association agreed to a voluntary stipulation to not move forward with formation if 34% of a 100 member control group vote was in opposition.  At the time, zero protests have been received...

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