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Eastern Sierra Entrepreneur Meetup Series Offers Workshop “Pitch It! How to Talk to People About Your Business”

    The Eastern Sierra Small Business Resource Center (BRC) presents the Eastern Sierra Entrepreneur Workshop Pitch It! on Monday, September 19, 2022, 5:30-7:00 PM at the Bishop Country Club, 1325 US Hwy 395, Bishop CA. This free workshop is for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and stakeholders. Whether introducing yourself and your business to a […]

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Loan Specialists from USDA Will Be In Bishop September 7, 2022

USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. They offer loans, grants and loan guarantees to help create jobs and support economic development and essential services such as housing; health care; first responder services and equipment; and water, electric and communications infrastructure.  Loan Specialists from USDA […]

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Sierra Business Council to Operate the Eastern Sierra Small Business Resource Center

On August 2, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors voted to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sierra Business Council to operate the Eastern Sierra Small Business Resource Center (ESSBRC). The approved ESSBRC business plan calls for the ESSBRC to transition from government inception to an autonomous organization operating as a nonprofit 501(c)(3). […]

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Mojave Inland Port Will Alleviate Supply Chain Issues, Create New Jobs, and Boost Local and State Economies

MOJAVE, Calif. (August 9, 2022) — Today, the Kern County Board of Supervisors took the decisive action of issuing a proclamation to support the approved site plans for the Mojave Inland Port. The first-of-its-kind facility will significantly reduce supply chain pressure at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and provide an annual economic […]

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City of Bishop Accepting Applications for Assistant Finance Director

  The City of Bishop is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Finance Director. The Assistant Finance Director is a mid-management position reporting to the City Administrator that will assist in the overall planning, organization, and management of the Finance Department; assist with the preparation of the City’s annual budget; perform responsible technical accounting […]

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  Business opportunities in the fast-growing climate innovations industries will be the topic of discussion during an upcoming summit being hosted by the Eastern Sierra Small Business Resource Center (BRC) and Cerro Coso Community College. The Eastern Sierra Entrepreneur Regional Summit for Climate Innovation and Business Opportunities will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 […]

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Signage Ordinance Up for Review by Bishop City Council

The biggest take-away from a review of Bishop’s proposed sign ordinance: eventually there will be uniformity in the downtown corridor. The ordinance provides guidelines and recommendations in compliance with the City’s efforts to revitalize Main Street. If there is any confusion regarding what is and is not allowed, that can be cleared up at the […]

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$35 Million California Dream Fund Program Provides Micro Grants

Please see the information below on the $35 million California Dream Fund Program. More details coming soon. California Dream Fund The $35 million California Dream Fund Program that will provide micro grants up to $10,000 to seed entrepreneurship and small business creation in California. Areas of focus will be child care, service and cottage food, […]

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$5,000 Grants and $35,000 Forgivable Loans Available to Businesses in Unincorporated Mono County

  Please see the two business assistance funding sources available in our office secured through the California Housing and Community Development (HCD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CV-1, 2 & 3. These grant and forgivable loan opportunities are available on a first come, first serve bases. $5,000 Business Grant Only available for business located in the […]

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Later This Year, Inyo County To Open Business Resource Center To Help Exisiting Businesses And New Entrepreneurs

  Inyo County’s Business Resource Center should be up and running later this year, just in time to help existing businesses and encourage new entrepreneurs as the country pulls itself out of the last two years of COVID.   The physical Center, on Bishop’s Main Street, will soon begin the process of morphing from the […]

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Mono County Community Support Grants for Non-Profit Organizations – Applications now available- Deadline November 8 at 5pm

Mono County Community Support Grants for Non-Profit Organizations – Applications now available! Mono County, through its Economic Development, Tourism & Film Commission (EDTFC), is pleased to announce the availability three Community Support Grant Programs for the 2021-2022 fiscal year: Community Event Marketing Fund Historical Societies Grant Program Performing and Visual Arts Grant Program These reimbursement […]

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CPUC Issues Decision In SCE’S 2021 Rate Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Terrie Prosper, 415.703.1366, [email protected] Docket #: A.19-08-013   CPUC ISSUES DECISION IN SCE’S 2021 RATE CASE SAN FRANCISCO, August 19, 2021 – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today approved Southern California Edison’s (SCE) General Rate Case, authorizing a 7.63 percent increase to the utility’s revenue requirement for 2021, compared […]

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