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: City of San Diego Emergency Response Grant Application Now Live

City of San Diego Emergency Response Grant Application Now Live

Accepting applications: February 12 - February 27. Economic Development Community Partners, The City of San Diego’s Economic Development Department (EDD) will be providing emergency relief grants of up to $2,500 per applicant, with a 100% bonus (for a total of $5,000) for applicants located in the Promise Zone, Opportunity Zones, or Low-Moderate Income Census Tracts. EDD will be prioritizing businesses located in under-resourced communities and high-impact storm-affected areas for these grants. Eligible businesses and nonprofits are awarded funding based on a reimbursement basis for documented storm-related expenses incurred.

Ocean Beach News Article: Sunset Cliffs Natural Park Clean Up

Sunset Cliffs Natural Park Clean Up

Save the Date - Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 from 9 am to 12 pm. Hosted by Mandy Havlik. We look forward to seeing you! Questions? Contact Mandy Havlik or Leon Scales at SCNP.

Ocean Beach News Article: Win an Electric Mini Cafe Racer worth $2,399!

Win an Electric Mini Cafe Racer worth $2,399!

Win this Mini Cafe Racer eBike! Raffle tickets are now available for $20 at Dirty Birds Ocean Beach. Only 250 tickets are available. See staff to purchase tickets.

Ocean Beach News Article: Edward Jones Lunch & Learn

Edward Jones Lunch & Learn

Estate Planning and Finance At Edward Jones, we believe finance education is an important part of achieving your goals. We also realize there is more to life than just financial goals. That's why we're excited to invite you to this special presentation. To reserve space for yourself and a guest, please call Jocelyn at (619) 223-8357 no later than 02/23/2024.

Ocean Beach News Article: [A Message from City of San Diego] Storm damage to your business

[A Message from City of San Diego] Storm damage to your business

Office of Council member Jennifer Campbell City of San Diego, District 2 If this past winter storm affected your business click on this link. This will help the County and City with the potential securing of FEMA funding and other state grants. If you have questions, you can reach out to the OBMA Team. (619) 224-4906 [email protected]

Ocean Beach News Article: OBMA 2023 Annual Awards

OBMA 2023 Annual Awards

Clean & Safe Committee Mission: To educate merchants and promote a safe & clean environment throughout the Ocean Beach business districts.

Ocean Beach News Article: [A Message from Service Kings Home Services] Water Damage to your business

[A Message from Service Kings Home Services] Water Damage to your business

We hope the weather is not negatively affecting any of our members, but if you need services one of our members offers 24HR Emergency Water Damage Services and they can work with all insurance companies. Services Kings Home Services OBMA member, Service Kings Home Services provides 24-hour emergency services for water extraction and building dry-out. Please do not hesitate to call at any time if for whatever reason there is any water intrusion detected in your home or business. Contact Information Call or text (619) 677-6523 -or-  (916) 899-1740

Ocean Beach News Article: Special OBMA E.V. Meeting-County Grants Workshop

Special OBMA E.V. Meeting-County Grants Workshop

Join the OBMA and Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer’s team for a special OBMA E.V. committee meeting. Her team with review current County grant opportunities, teach businesses how to apply, and answer questions. County Grant Workshop Wednesday, January 10th @ noon Hybrid Meeting OBMA Office 1868 Bacon Street, Suite A San Diego, CA 92107   Zoom Meeting Join Zoom Meeting using the link below.

Ocean Beach News Article: Vendor Applications for OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off 2024

Vendor Applications for OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off 2024

Are you interested in setting up a booth at the 44th Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-off on June 22, 2024? Tens of thousands of people come out to enjoy this event which is a family-oriented experience, filling six square blocks with vendors selling arts, crafts, merchandise, food, and activities. Application Process & Assignment Vendor Booth Set-Up, Operation & Breakdown Product Specifications & Restrictions Food Vendors Parking Insurance Cancellation & Refund Policy For vendor applications, booth fees, and instructions please visit the following page on our website.

Ocean Beach News Article: OBMA Annual Awards

OBMA Annual Awards

Please Join Us! This is a free event is open to all OBMA member and their key employees. We will be selling raffle tickets to win one of five baskets. Raffle tickets at the door - $5 each or an arm's length for $20! Light dinner, beverages, and deserts from our local businesses!

Ocean Beach News Article: Small Business Stimulus Grant Program

Small Business Stimulus Grant Program

District 3 office has grant money available for local small businesses! Local small businesses and nonprofit entities that suffered economic losses due to COVID-19 may be eligible for grant funding from the County.

Ocean Beach News Article: Watch the OB Holiday Parade Live! at sunset on December 2nd, 2023

Watch the OB Holiday Parade Live! at sunset on December 2nd, 2023

This will be the first year in which people who are out of town can watch Ocean Beach's Christmas Parade organized by the OB Town Council. The Ocean Beach MainStreet Association has a new webcam that looks up Newport Avenue. This is in addition to the preexisting Beach Cam. So, if you can not make it to this year's parade, grab your beverage of choice and tune in to enjoy the festivities with us. The parade starts at sunset on December 2nd, 2023.

Ocean Beach News Article: Minimum Wage Increase Jan. 1, 2024

Minimum Wage Increase Jan. 1, 2024

Hourly Minimum Wage Will Increase to $16.85 Effective Jan. 1, 2024 Many San Diegans will soon see an increase in their pay when the City’s minimum wage goes up. Effective Jan. 1, 2024, employees who perform at least two hours of work in one or more calendar weeks of the year within the geographic boundaries of the City of San Diego will receive a minimum wage increase from $16.30 to $16.85 an hour. The change is per the City’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance, approved in 2016.  “Increasing the minimum wage in San Diego is essential to ensure that workers can afford necessities like food, housing, and healthcare,” Mayor Todd Gloria said. “This puts more money in people’s pockets, which boosts our economy.” 

Ocean Beach News Article: Intrepid Network Provides Real Estate Photography and Video Services

Intrepid Network Provides Real Estate Photography and Video Services

Josh, President & CEO of Intrepid Network, began shooting real estate and businesses in 2011. From residential to office spaces to medical facility remodels Josh has photographed it all. Using an array of specialty lenses and photography equipment the ideal photo is captured. And, that's just the beginning. With over 25 years of experience in Photoshop and over a decade of experience in Lightroom Josh is able to turn even the worst photo into a professional photograph. Hire Josh to shoot your client's property and/or send him your cell phone photos to work his magic. However, he knows seeing is believing - so click the button below to view one of his recent shoots.

Ocean Beach News Article: Law Offices of Robert Burns

Law Offices of Robert Burns

Ocean Beach lawyer Robert Burns has been practicing law for over 42 years with an emphasis on family law, personal injury law, and probate court litigation.  His website is www.OBLaw.com.