OBMA Member & Business News | Ocean Beach San Diego CA

OBMA Member & Business News

This section is for OBMA Member-specific information, events, issues, and news for small business owners in Ocean Beach.

Members, if you wish to have an announcement or article published in our Local News section for the general public, please email us your article or announcement here.


Ocean Beach News Article: OB Chili Cook-Off • Calling all Chili Cookers & Tasters

OB Chili Cook-Off • Calling all Chili Cookers & Tasters

Saturday, June 22, 2024, 10 AM - 8 PM. Join the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association to celebrate the 44th Annual OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off event in downtown Ocean Beach, CA! Showcase your chili recipe and earn bragging rights and prize money! See the application for details. Chili Cook-Off Tasting Tickets Available Now! Is eating delicious chili more your speed? Put your taste buds to the test and cast your vote alongside the judges!

Ocean Beach News Article: Advertising Opportunity-Peninsula Beacon-Special Street Fair Insert

Advertising Opportunity-Peninsula Beacon-Special Street Fair Insert

A message from the Peninsula Beacon We are excited to announce The Beacon's 2024 Street Fair Special Edition. The official Street Fair program will be published on June 14th in cooperation with the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association & will feature the band schedule, an event map, a list of vendors, photos, and other Street Fair highlights. Be sure your business is included in this popular section. Additional copies will be printed and distributed at the Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, June 22nd. Call to Reserve Your Space Today! Deadline: June 6th.

Ocean Beach News Article: OBMA Member Sundowner - Dirty Birds OB

OBMA Member Sundowner - Dirty Birds OB

All active OBMA members and key team members are welcome to join us at this fun networking event. FOOD • DRINKS • RAFFLE Thank you to Our Host and Sponsors! Dirty Birds Catrina Russell Tami Fuller

Ocean Beach News Article: Beacon Readers Choice Awards Best Retail: 2023

Beacon Readers Choice Awards Best Retail: 2023

A message from the Peninsula Beacon: Vote for your favorite OB Business & Service. You choose your favorite! Tell us who the best of the best is and you’ll be entered into our free drawing. The deadline is May 24, 2024.

Ocean Beach News Article: Residents react to City’s design concept for Ocean Beach Pier

Residents react to City’s design concept for Ocean Beach Pier

The new preferred hybrid pier design concept envisions interconnected pathways, gathering places, new retail and dining opportunities, and enhanced fishing amenities. With an estimated $170 million to $190 million price tag, the new pier is planned to be constructed over the same footprint as the old one, with new construction starting from the pier’s base. The construction timeline is yet to be determined but will be provided once the environmental permitting and funding acquisition processes are complete. San Diego Community Newspaper Group asked residents several questions. Are they impressed by the proposed pier replacement configuration? What would they like/not like to see with pier amenities? Would people want a gift shop? Do they like the proposed overhead view bridge and the fishing piers? In short, do residents want a more expensive pier design with all the bells and whistles? Or something more basic and less costly? Here’s what locals had to say:

Ocean Beach News Article: Award Winning Aveda Concept Salon for Sale!

Award Winning Aveda Concept Salon for Sale!

Award-Winning Aveda Concept Salon for Sale! Details SalonSpa was founded in 1990 and expanded in 1998 (because of sales volume) adding two treatment rooms (Wellness Suites) with this growth was able to add to its current menu of cuts, color, highlights, balayage, Brazilian blowouts, fades, the services of facials, waxing and tanning. There is also a Med Spa agreement in place which provides Botox, filler, threads, and more. Details SalonSpa is 1331 square feet which includes 7 hair styling stations, 3 shampoo bowls, 2 treatment rooms, reception, retail space, and an office and break room. The salon has peek ocean views, ocean breeze, and brilliant lighting which makes this a "GO TO" establishment with over 4000 clients in the database for 24 years and counting! Call 760-271-1738 for more information. Visit www.detailssalonspa.com for the complete menu of services. This is an asset "plus" sale with fixtures, inventory, employees, booth renters, and the Med Spa staff already to change over to the new owner - the potential is endless with the right energy!! $130,000 price.

Ocean Beach News Article: Volunteer for the OB Earth Day Clean Up

Volunteer for the OB Earth Day Clean Up

Celebrate Earth Day with the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association on Saturday, April 20th with a Community Clean Up. Date: Saturday, April 20th, 2024 - 10:00 am at Veterans Plaza.

Ocean Beach News Article: OB Pier Renewal Project • New Design & Survey

OB Pier Renewal Project • New Design & Survey

The survey to gather input regarding the specific pier amenities, like lighting and shading options for a potential Ocean Beach Pier replacement, is open through May 6, 2024. The City's consultants will take input gathered from that survey to create a final design concept, which will be presented to the public in late 2024. Preferred design concept flythrough  

Claudia Peters Jack

Claudia Peters Jack

The community lost a very special person. Claudia Peters Jack passed away over the weekend on Saturday 3/30/24 around 4:40 am. Survived by her sons, Jimmi, Jonny, and Joey Guilmet. Her oldest son, Jonny Guilmet, said it best in his recent post...

Ocean Beach News Article: Vote Now - Beacon Readers Choice Award

Vote Now - Beacon Readers Choice Award

Vote for your favorite Ocean Beach Restaurant Voting ends on April 16. Only one vote per device, please. Be sure to fill out at least 20% of the ballot. You will need to fill out 40% of the ballot to be eligible for the drawing for a dinner for 2. Vote for your favorite Ocean Beach Restaurant in the Beacon's Readers' Choice Awards Vote Here

Ocean Beach News Article: Donation Drive Hosted by Submerge Chruch

Donation Drive Hosted by Submerge Chruch

Drop off with Submerge Church at 1711 Sunset Cliffs between 10 am and 12 pm. Breakfast burritos are provided by The Salvation Army for anyone who brings a donation. First come first serve. Limited supply. For more information about Submerge Church please visit their website at submergechurch.com. Thank you!

Ocean Beach News Article: County of San Diego-Small Business Stimulus Grant

County of San Diego-Small Business Stimulus Grant

Local small businesses and nonprofit entities that suffered economic losses due to COVID-19 may be eligible for grant funding from the County. Check your Eligibility The Small Business Stimulus Grant Program is funded by the Board of Supervisors allocated to the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), CARES Act funding, and the County General Fund. The grant funding provides economic assistance to help businesses and nonprofit entities impacted by COVID-19. Subject to availability of funding.

Ocean Beach News Article: City of San Diego Crime Information Now Availablein Online Dashboard

City of San Diego Crime Information Now Availablein Online Dashboard

City of San Diego Crime Information Now Available in Online Dashboard NEAR REAL-TIME NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME SNAPSHOT AND MAPPING AVAILABLE FOR SAN DIEGANS San Diego – The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) today announced the launch of a new public dashboard that offers a snapshot of information about crimes committed across the City of San Diego in near real-time.

Ocean Beach News Article: Feel Safe Woman's Self-Defense Course

Feel Safe Woman's Self-Defense Course

This Saturday OB Local and former Israel Defense Forces Krav Maga Master Instructor, Tony Cohen, will be hosting a Women’s only Street Self Defense course, behind closed doors, limited space, pre-registered only. March 23, 2024, 12-2 pm. Regular rate $247. OBMA members, one time only, apply the promo code “OBMA”, to the link below, and receive the course at no charge.

Ocean Beach News Article: OB Banners - An Article in Point Loma / OB Monthly

OB Banners - An Article in Point Loma / OB Monthly

New Ocean Beach banners fly with local scenes of ‘High Tides and Good Vibes’ Article by Regina Elling March 15, 2024 8 AM PT Thirty banners featuring 10 different pieces from seven artists depict scenes ranging from parrots and pelicans to lifeguard towers and the pier. Colorful new banners featuring iconic Ocean Beach sights are decorating light posts around town. More than 30 local artists submitted concepts for the banners, an annual project of the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association. Each artist this year was asked to interpret the theme “High Tides and Good Vibes,” organizers said.