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Focus On Business : Tasty treats for the holidays and after

November 29, 2007

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer As Christmas rolls right around the corner, residents are decking their halls and getting ready for their upcoming holiday parties. And for those needing something sweet to leave for Santa, Long Beach B...

Focus On Business : Antimite eliminates what’s bugging homeowners

November 15, 2007

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer When creepy critters and pests plague property owners, they are led to believe that they will be forced to put their lives on hold while their homes or businesses are tented up. But for more tha...

Focus On Business : Interior plantscaper’s budding business opens retail store

November 8, 2007

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer Now that environmentally friendly people have made it their mission to go green, plant decorating and maintenance company Growing Roots has expanded its business to include a retail store in Lon...

Focus On Business : Long Beach company leaves clients ‘Taken Care Of’

October 25, 2007

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer In today's busy world, life can get a little hectic. But in the midst of the daily hassles, Wendy Terrado is there to help the people of Los Angeles and Orange County get their jobs done with he...

Focus On Business: The Entrepreneur’s Source makes your business their business

October 18, 2007

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By Heather Posey Staff Writer Business consulting firm The Entrepreneur's Source has just opened a new office in Long Beach with one goal in mind, to make the dreams come true of local business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs....

Decorative hobby becomes a blooming business for Cactus Island

October 11, 2007

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By Heather Posey, Staff Writer Designs that speak to your spirit. That's the motto of Cactus Island and its owner, plant designer and artist Albert G. Daniel. But four years ago when Daniel first started making his creations,...

Focus On Business: Welcoming gates are RichCo’s trademark

October 4, 2007

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By Heather Posey, Staff Writer In response to RichCo Outdoor Construction's expanding gate business, owner Richard Connelly has set up shop in Signal Hill. Under the moniker of RichCo Gates, Connelly and crew are constructing a variety of gat...

Focus on Business : Student has become the teacher at Los Altos Dance Center

September 27, 2007

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By Heather Posey, Staff Writer After 30 years of owning the Los Altos Dance Center in Long Beach, Marilyn Manley has tapped and twirled into the lives of hundreds of little girls eager to point their toes, and for at least one hour, ...

Focus On Business : Opticians say “eye care” with service

September 20, 2007

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By Heather Posey, Staff Writer When patients enter Long Beach Eye Care Associates, they may not be aware that they are getting more than a typical eye exam or a pair of bifocals. In the middle of a conversation with a receptionist or ...

Focus On Business : YourTurf brings home the “Lexus of Landscape”

September 13, 2007

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By Heather Posey, Staff Writer From the golf course to the back yard, artificial landscape company YourTurf claims to bring its professional sports turf into every neighborhood's home field. In the blaze of summer and the inc...

Focus On Business: Satisfaction guaranteed at Don & Harold’s

September 6, 2007

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By Heather Posey, Staff Writer Don & Harold's Automotive and Evaluation Center in Long Beach was recognized by the AAA Automobile Club of Southern California with a 100-percent score on their annual customer satisfaction survey, further e...

Focus On Business : Background Screeners work to keep companies safe

August 30, 2007

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By Heather Posey, Staff Writer Hire smart, hire safe. That's the motto of Long Beach's Information Brokers of America and its founder, president and CEO John Meché. But the company claims to be so much more than a screening service...

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