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Focus on Business : 3 Chihuahuas brings Mexican pottery to Long Beach homes

March 13, 2008

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer Pottery is going to the dogs at 3 Chihuahuas, a local pottery store owned by designer and artist Daniel Napoles. Started as a way of bringing the art of his native country Mexico to the California Heights area, ...

Coffeehouses to get a Jumpstart on eating healthy

March 6, 2008

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer There's a new nutrition bar out there and it's making its debut at three local It's A Grind locations. Whether as a snack to go with one's coffee or tea, or as a healthy solution to a much needed en...

Local Curves launch 10th annual food drive

February 28, 2008

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Local Curves women fitness centers are participating in the 10th Annual Curves Food Drive to benefit local food banks. Curves locations are accepting non-perishable food throughout the month of March. Last year, the Curves ...

Resplendent Day Spa puts the “care” in skin care

February 21, 2008

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer The definition of health care is changing in Long Beach. Breaking the misconception of massage as a luxury saved for only special occasions, Resplendent Day Spa is showing that beauty is not the only thing that ...

Long Beach Ballet takes coffee lovers ‘Backstage’

February 7, 2008

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer The Long Beach Ballet is buzzing in preparation of their latest project. And no, this time it's not one of their many popular productions. The dancers are trading in their tutus for aprons and servin...

Focus on Business : Preserving memories is a family affair for Scrapbooking Sisters

January 31, 2008

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer A picture is worth a thousand words. And for those special pictures, the Scrapbooking Sisters offer a variety of styles and ways for people to preserve those special moments with their loved ...

Milana–the newest jewel in Bixby Knolls

January 17, 2008

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer There is a new jewelry store in town and the residents of Bixby Knolls have noticed. Opening its doors just last month, Milana Jewelry aims to corner the jewelry market one gemstone at a time. Loca...

Focus on Business : Sew Vac Limited brings quality to quilters, crafters alike

January 10, 2008

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer In a world of new-age, top- of-the-line technology, many people are trading in their traditional hobbies for more current, trendy pastimes. Local Long Beach store Sew Vac Limited though aims to ...

Focus on Business: Bagel Barn delivers quality meals to Bixby Knolls

January 3, 2008

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By Heather Posey, Staff Writer Long Beach residents have another reason to get up in the morning. Bagel Barn is back and better than ever, thanks to new owner Eleanor Sia. After nearly 10 years of working along Long Beach Boulevard...

Focus on Business : Bo’s Cigar Lounge finds success with a personal touch

December 27, 2007

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When stepping inside Bo's Cigar Lounge customers are greeted almost immediately by owner and host, Bo Mouissat. Most people soon realize that they have arrived at a special and unique place. Mouissat had long dreamed of openin...

Focus On Business : R U For Travel brings one-stop shopping to jetsetters

December 13, 2007

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer As the holidays rapidly approach and the year comes to an end, many people are in a rush to book their last-minute holiday trips. Web sites such as Expedia and Travelocity give those in need a convenient...

Focus On Business : ViewPoint Laser Center has patients seeing the light

December 6, 2007

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer Many people have heard of it. Some probably know a friend or relative that has done it. And with the latest technology literally in your face, medical offices such as ViewPoint Laser Center are determined to...

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