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Federal Government

Annual Water Use StandardS . . . In 2018 the State passed a law to create new standards that will take effect in 2023. Those standards will set an annual total water use objective for the Big Bear Lake Department of Water (DWP). Read the FAQs

CalSavers Employee Retirement Savings . . .  Calsavers is a simple way to help employees save for retirement, with no fees, no fiduciary responsibility, and minimal maintenance. Details.

IE Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Workshops . . . Details.

Small Business Administration . . . Free Online Courses for Starting and Running a Business. Details.


FlightRadar24 . . . A global flight tracking service with real-time information about aircraft flights and patterns. Visit to track flights and file noise complaints.  

State Government

Electric Vehicles Charging Incentive Pilot . . .  The South Coast AQMD has established a pilot program to offset Level 2 (240v) EV charger hardware costs. Program available to residents within the South Coast AQMD’s four-county jurisdiction. Details.

Elected Official Field Representive Hours at the Chamber . . . Field representatives for State Senator Mike Morrell and U.S. Congressman Paul Cook hold office hours on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chamber. Assemblyman Jay Obernolte Field Representative, Shannon Dunkle, is at the Chamber bi-monthly. Walk-ins welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged.

Women-Owned Business Advice