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North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Receives Green Light to Form Tourism Business Improvement District

The North Tahoe business community has officially passed the Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID), ensuring locally generated funds are governed by local businesses. The Placer County Board of Supervisors is supportive, voting unanimously to move forward with the formation of a district to bolster a year-round economy, offset tourism impacts and support local businesses. The…

California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

$500 MILLION CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS COVID-19 RELIEF GRANT PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM SUPPORTS SMALL BUSINESSES AND NONPROFITS IMPACTED BY COVID-19 AND THE HEALTH AND SAFETY RESTRICTIONS. Applications for Round 1 will open on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020, and close end of day on Friday, January 13th, 2021. Round 2 will be announced in the near future. Eligible…

Placer County seeking public input for North Tahoe Recreation Access Plan

Placer County seeking public input for North Tahoe Recreation Access Plan AUBURN, Calif. – Placer County is seeking public input for its North Tahoe Recreation Access Plan. The plan proposes several trailhead parking and staging area sites that would provide increased access to public outdoor recreation areas. Access points and trailhead locations are increasingly overcrowded…

New Grants from California’s New COVID Fund

New $500 million state COVID relief grants program includes nonprofits – details below! On November 30, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new $500 million program, the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program, to provide grants of up to $25,000 to small businesses and nonprofits in California.  Nonprofits in either 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) categories with yearly…

North Lake Tahoe Launches Shop Local Campaign

The North Lake Tahoe Resort Association and regional business associations have teamed up to help make holiday shopping even more rewarding this year. In an effort to encourage shopping local, we have created a 5-week holiday shopping scavenger hunt to drive locals and visitors around the region to complete shopping related challenges. The contest will run…