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Keeping up community in Kensington

Posted: September 28th, 2012 | Business Profiles, Communities, Featured, Kensington | No Comments

Mom and pop store Kensington Video on the way to celebrate 50 years By Dave Schwab | SDUN Reporter A quintessential aspect of mom-and-pop stores, Kensington Video’s clientele are one big, extended family. “I personally want to thank all of San Diego,” said co-owner Winifred “Winnie” Hanford. “They’ve all cared for us.” The matriarch of the Hanford family, Winnie Hanford will see her Kensington staple celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. Of those 50 years, […]

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A Queen Bee in North Park

Posted: September 28th, 2012 | Business Profiles, Communities, Featured, North Park | No Comments

Local business owner celebrates four years of art and cultural center By Dave Fidlin | SDUN Reporter When Alma Rodriguez made her first steps into a vacant North Park building nearly five years ago, she saw beyond the disarray and decay. After assuming a previous business owner’s lease, Rodriguez transformed the interior of the building, located at 3925 Ohio St., into the current Queen Bee’s Art and Cultural Center. Along the way, she also created […]

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The Laundry Room: cleaner clothes and the comforts of home

Posted: August 31st, 2012 | Business Profiles, Featured, University Heights | No Comments

By Sara Gilman | SDUN Reporter The Laundry Room in University Heights has re-opened its doors with new owners and a fresh upgrade, complete with comfortable amenities and energy-efficient machines that dispense purified water. This full-service, fluff and fold operation with on-the-spot-ironing is located at 1955 El Cajon Blvd. “Laundromats are here to stay,” said Chuck Post, manager and laundry consultant. “There are a lot of unique features about this store, and we teach the […]

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