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La Palma City Council breaks ground on new Starbucks

On March 4, 2021, the La Palma City Council and other local officials joined together to celebrate the groundbreaking of La Palma’s first Starbucks Coffee Company.

Shown left to right at the groundbreaking: Council Member Marshall Goodman, Council Member Debbie S. Baker, Mayor Nitesh P. Patel, Mayor Pro Tem Michele Steggell, and Council Member Mark I. Waldman. Courtesy photo.
Shown left to right at the groundbreaking: Council Member Marshall Goodman, Council Member Debbie S. Baker, Mayor Nitesh P. Patel, Mayor Pro Tem Michele Steggell, and Council Member Mark I. Waldman. Courtesy photo.

Located on the southeast corner of Orangethorpe Avenue and Moody Street, the new Starbucks will consist of a single-story building totaling 895 square feet, which will serve customers via a drive-through lane and walk-up windows. Other improvements to the property will include outdoor seating as well as new landscaping and contemporary signage. Starbucks is expected to open this summer.

“The City Council and I are thrilled that Starbucks has chosen La Palma for their place of business,” Mayor Nitesh P. Patel stated. “This location will complete the last undeveloped corner of Orangethorpe Avenue and Moody Street, and we look forward to continuing the City’s economic growth in 2021.”

About the City of La Palma

Ranked by Money Magazine in 2007, 2011, 2013, and 2015 as one of America’s Best Places to Live, the City of La Palma is a 1.9 square mile general law city in northwest Orange County, consisting of 15,568 residents and approximately 350 commercial and industrial businesses. The City was incorporated in 1955 under the name of Dairyland and has 53 full-time and 35 part-time employees.

The article above was released by the City of La Palma.