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The Sierra Business Council Blog is where you'll hear from our team first hand about program updates, issues impacting the Sierra Nevada, and opportunities for action.

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Tahoe Pitch Camp is Back!

Six local entrepreneurs will present their pitches at the 2022 pitch showcase on November 14 at 6pm in the Truckee Town Council Chambers for the chance to win prizes and receive feedback from an expert panel of judges, as well as the audience of community members.

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Tahoe Pitch Camp is Back!

Six local entrepreneurs will present their pitches at the 2022 pitch showcase on November 14 at 6pm in the Truckee Town Council Chambers for the chance to win prizes and receive feedback from an expert panel of judges, as well as the audience of community members.

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Fall Events Recap

With the return of in person gatherings, the SBC team has had a busy fall attending conferences and meetings across the state.

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Energy Efficiency in the Community

Curious what the SNEW team has been up to lately? We work closely with local governments, school districts, public agencies, and small businesses in PG&E’s territory to help them achieve their energy goals wherever they are on their path to sustainability.

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SBC Awarded $5 Million to Convene Eastern Sierra CERF

State leaders announced Sierra Business Council as the Fiscal Agent and Regional Convener for the Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF) Eastern Sierra Region, which includes Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mariposa, Alpine, Inyo, and Mono counties.

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2022 State Budget Update

The state legislature wrapped up its session in August. The budget is finalized, and Governor Newsom has signed many bills into law, and has until September 30 to determine the fate of hundreds more. How will the final budget impact the Sierra Nevada?

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Get Connected California

Get Connected! California Gold Country Broadband Consortium Announcement August and September are the Get Connected! California months. SBC, in partnership with Gold Country Broadband Consortium,

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Good Jobs Challenge

Sierra Business Council Named Among 8 Grant Partners on $21.5 Million Good Jobs Challenge Award to Advance Forestry Careers

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#FundFireResilience_Aug2022

California can’t stop now. The future of our forests, our water and our well-being is at stake. We need sustained, annual funding for wildfire and forest resilience–at least $1 billion per year is what it will take to save our forests and meet the state’s goal to treat one million acres per year.

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A Lesson in not Taking the Sierra for Granted

It’s important to play in the Sierra as well as work to protect it. In the following blog, SNEW Project Manager Meredith Anderson shares the challenges of recovering from an injury that kept her off the slopes this spring, and how her work at SBC in part inspired her motivation to get out of her home office and back into the mountains.

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