Buried deep in the depths of unusable items lays troves of treasure waiting to be discovered, and at Second Chance Thrift Store they’ve mastered the art of treasure hunting.
There’s a new coffee shop in Yucaipa – Hearthwood Coffee Roasters. Kevin Lentz, owner and roaster, has been hailed by a local food critic as “the best coffee roaster within a 30-mile radius.” Lentz got his barista training working for several years at Queen Bean Caffe, also in Yucaipa. He th…
With such an eclectic variety of foods and services offered at the shopping center located at the corner of Calimesa Boulevard and Myrtlewood Drive, in Calimesa, one might be convinced it was orchestrated that way on purpose. But it wasn’t. Sometimes things just fall into place without a pla…
The Calimesa Event Center held its Grand Re-Opening on July 20, to showcase its new updates. The party featured a ribbon cutting, two bands, Pixie Sunshine and My Generation, a bounce house for kids, free appetizers as well as food such as hamburgers and fruit cups for purchase, and most imp…
At Frisch’s Clock Chalet and Gift Shop, customers can find anything from greeting cards and mugs to clocks and model trains. The shop offers many well-known brand items such as Jim Shore and Precious Moments as well.
Massaro and Welsh, located at 34840 Yucaipa Blvd., is a multidisciplinary civil engineering firm offering a wide variety of services, including landscape design and planning, field surveying, and construction management involving water utilities and street improvements.
Established in 1971, Yucaipa Vacuum & Sewing is a one-stop shop for your entire vacuum needs. Sheri Carrasco has been in the vacuum business for 13 years and purchased the shop from Marlowe Johnson, in February of 2011.
One of the newest stores in Uptown Yucaipa is Jepson’s Guns and Ammos. Owned and operated by 20 year Yucaipa resident Kenny Jepson along with his wife LaRae, Jepson’s officially opened on Black Friday 2018. “I did not grow up in Yucaipa but I had friends here and visited often. When LaRae an…
John Simister knows cars. He started Auto Care Clinic in May 1980. The first location was at the current USA gas station and he was there for two years before moving to the current location on the corner of Adams Street and Yucaipa Boulevard. He has been there at 35207 Yucaipa Blvd., for 37 …
Martial arts is a great way to get in shape, learn the value of self-discipline and become skilled in a method of self-defense. Kids and adults alike can benefit from learning styles and techniques, and Yucaipa locals have a new location to train in My Focus Taekwondo.
Walk into the Chai Coffee Company, one of the newest small businesses in Yucaipa, and the first thing you notice is how cool and laid back the place is. With muted and earthy tones on the walls and furniture and soft jazz floating amongst the largely young clientele and staff, Chai is defini…
If you are looking for an afternoon out, or a place to host a party close to home, give Lazer Legacy a try. With a 4,500 square foot themed arena, Lazer Legacy has gone all in to give the community an ultimate laser tag experience.
Yucaipa resident Karen Pierce has, in her words, “always been entrepreneurial.” Having at various points in her life operated an interior plant care service, a gift shop, and a chain of video stores in Temecula, that certainly seems to be the case.
Owned and operated by Yucaipa resident Wendy Wilson and her husband Richard, Charming Massage has been bringing the best of massage therapy to the area since 2007.
Wandering the aisles of a local book store never gets old, and local residents got to celebrate one such shop and its new owner at a ceremony in Uptown.
To celebrate their senior care company’s 20th anniversary, local business owners Jim and Denise Hammond held a celebration and ribbon cutting at their Comfort Keepers location in Yucaipa on July 18.
Having worked for Costco as a manager in the meat department for over 20 years, Brian English and his wife Bonnie decided it was time for a change.
Cobb’s Printing has been the cornerstone in the city of Yucaipa, since Henry (Hank) Cobb purchased Cobb’s Printing in 1963. The quaint print shop is located at 13324 California St., between Avenue G and Avenue H. Cobb’s Printing specializes in quality printing and utilizes real printing presses.
Jackie Bright opened her new studio, Bright Esthetics, in Historic Uptown Yucaipa on May 26. She said it has been a great venture with a steady new increase in customers.
This past weekend, Suveg Cellars held its grand opening for its tasting room on California Street in Yucaipa. On Saturday, June 23, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held.
Within the past several years, beards have become increasingly popular among men. From athletes to celebrities to average men about town, facial hair is definitely in. This newfound scruffiness, however fun and bohemian it may be, doesn’t take care of itself. Enter Dirtnap Handcrafted, a Yuc…
Open since March, Uptown Wine Merchant is one of the newest businesses in Yucaipa. Though its quiet location on Yucaipa Boulevard suggests a kind of rustic local vibe, those who enter are immediately greeted with the world in bottles. Featuring an expansive array of wines from all over the g…
Local artist Robert Lopez is a metal-smith who designs the most unique jewelry around. He owns and operates Robert Lopez Designs which is about to be a must visit destination spot here in Yucaipa.
Spring is officially here. Now is the thyme to jump start your garden with vegetables and other landscape needs from Sunshine Growers Nursery in Yucaipa. The colorful 3-acre property is filled with a wide variety of perennials, fruit trees, rose trees, ornamentals and ground cover.
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), there are 39,471 homeless American veterans on any given night. With that in mind, three Yucaipa residents started a business, Jumpbanz, made by veterans, with profits going directly back to veterans.
The Set Free Jesus’ Hands Thrift Store in Yucaipa is not only a great little store to purchase high quality used products at a discount rate; it also contributes to those in need.
Everyone has seen the paracord bracelets. Jumpbanz are parachute jump cord bracelets made by veterans with profits going back directly into veterans pockets. Check them out at Jumpbanz.com and look for an upcoming article in the News Mirror.
Everyone loves a good thrift store. Have you visited Set Free Jesus Hands Thrift Store? Watch for a full story in next weeks paper. Set free is located at 34171 Yucaipa Blvd.
If you are looking for a good time while getting fit, look no further than Yucaipa Jazzercise. From the moment you walk in the door at Yucaipa Community Center, you are greeted with smiling friendly faces, waiting to help you meet your goals.
If you are looking for all natural products to start the new year off right, look no further than Natures Gifts located in Oak Glen. Owned and operated by Candy and Kelly Dacus of Calimesa, Natures Gifts offers all natural candles, soaps, body butters, lotions, scrubs and bath bombs. It also…
Chocolate s by Carolyn opened in Yucaipa back in 2009. Over the past eight years, owner Carolyn Graves has earned lots of recognition from the community and she even won Best of the Inland Empire’s best chocolate in 2015.
New to the community this year is family owned and operated Countyline Christmas Trees and Santa Photos. Owners Chris Stark and his wife Stefanie are Yucaipa residents and Yucaipa High School alumni. The Stark family also owns Northbench RV Storage in Yucaipa and Oakridge Energy in Redlands.
We ran a story last week about Green Valley Farms closing its doors after serving Yucaipa and the local community for nearly 50 years. The story got a lot of comments and attention on social media.