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Kathryn Atkins, a freelance copywriter and founder of Writing World. Courtesy photo.

Meet Kathryn Atkins, a local freelance business writer

Writing World creates marketing messages that bring you business. Writing World owner and founder Kathryn Atkins is a local freelance business writer Los Alamitos resident, president of the local California Writers Club, and a ...
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Cali Beach Clothing

Cali Beach Clothing rises from the ashes of Huntington Beach US Open Surfing riots

Cali Beach Clothing of Huntington Beach was founded in early 2013 to sell beachwear apparel made by Californians for Californians, showcasing a style that emphasizes attention to detail, quality materials, and local production....
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Mai Tai New Orleans-style shaved ice at Sno-Biggie in Los Alamitos

Sno-Biggie offers mouth-watering New Orleans-style shaved ice in Los Al

Sno-Biggie, having moved from its previous Seal Beach address, fills the space vacated by Quinn’s on Los Alamitos Blvd. Keeping with the spirit of its predecessor at the location, it serves the same Fosselman’s ice crea...
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Maderas Steak & Ribs, Los Alamitos

Maderas Steak and Ribs grew from a seasoned restauranteur’s changed plans

Four years ago, when Arturo Garcia took over what had been a Tony Roma’s restaurant on Katella Ave. just east of Los Alamitos Blvd., he planned to repeat his success with Dale’s Diner on Carson St. north of the airport in L...
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Cowboy Dan rides tall in the saddle

Knott’s Berry Farm is not the only place in Orange County where you can meet a colorful character from the Old West. Cowboy Dan sashayed into Los Alamitos earlier this year with a chuck wagon filled with more sorts of jerky t...
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Biz Spot: Leanna Ricci Farris

Meet State Farm Agent LeAnna Ricci Farris

When a prospective new client asks local State Farm Agent LeAnna Ricci Farris about insurance, she sets aside all the tri-fold brochures and multipurpose prospectuses with tiny type in order to find out enough about the person ...
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Business Spotlight on Alamitos Eye Care

Alamitos Eye Care specializes in low vision care

This article was originally published in the July 20 issue of the News Enterprise. Dr. Avani Patel of Alamitos Eye Care willingly spends as much time as needed to carefully assess the health of a new patient’s eyes. Dr. Patel...
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A banana split at Quinn's Ice Cream and Sweets

Quinn’s Ice Cream and Sweets — cupcakes from Frosted, ice cream from Fosselman’s

This was originally published in the July 27 issue of the News Enterprise. “Everyone is welcome here,” Susan Murphy says with a smile and a bit of her native Ireland slipping through, mostly in the vowels. “In Ireland, wh...
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