Sunday, February 28, 2010

I nominated The Local HB to win a $30k #smallbiz grant on Help them win!

I nominated The Local HB to win a $30k #smallbiz grant on Help them win!

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Thursday, February 11, 2010

Valentine's Suggestions

Valentines is right around the corner. Have you made your plans yet? If not, here is something that sounds like a ton of fun: Flight Bistro , 8082 Adams, is offering quite a nice evening complete with a 4 course aphrodisiac menu and live music. Check out the website for event details:

Ladies, if you want to get pretty before the big day, there are two local salons that come highly recommended: Salon Ambiance, 5075 Warner Ave. Ste 101. / 714-846-5900. Patrons vote it "best salon” for hair, style, beauty and massage. Walk in the door and you’ll notice the difference. Their services include hair cutting, styling, color and color correction, straightening and hair extensions as well as make-up and massage. Visit them onlne at:

The other great salon in town is located in Old World, The Upstairs Salon , 7561 Center Ave. #45 / 714-897-5307. This full service salon offers custom colors & weaves, designer cuts, nails, eyelash perming, permanent hair removal, permanent make-up, brow & lash tinting, waxing, facials, chemical peels, hot oil & paraffin dips, spa pedicures. Visit them online at:
You won't go wrong at either location. Enjoy your Valentine's Day

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Miss Huntington Beach Pageant this weekend

Coming up this weekend we have a great local event that needs all our support. The Miss Huntington Beach Scholarship Pageant is this Sunday, 2pm at the Historic Huntington Beach High School Auditorium. Yes, I know it is Superbowl Sunday, but I also know there are plenty of you out there who don't care about the game,,, or maybe you can make the Pageant first then head to your football gig. Tickets are only $15 - the entrance & sponsorships all help with the girls scholarships. You can check out the girls at and if you'd still like to help sponsor a girl, it is not too late, contact Carole Ann at 714-536-8888. Show these girls some Surf City support.

Lately, I've had some folks mentioning it is time to get a new car, maybe their old car is flooding out with all the rain? Maybe it is spring is around the corner and it's time for a change? Regardless of the reason, one thing that is a must is to take advantage of a broker and save yourself some time and money AND remove the stress of the car buying process. Our last 4 vehicles have been through a broker. Our local expert here in HB is W.C. Fox with Fox Auto Consultants , 714-846-7599. It has been a family business since 1934 and they know their stuff! They handle almost all makes & models of CARS, TRUCKS, VANS, & S.U.V.s!! Even if you are not in Huntington Beach, W.C. can help ou out. So if you are one of those in the market, give Fox a call and see how he can help you.

Surf City Savings Discount Program - new additions

Since the last time I sent out an announcement for Surf City Savings, we've had plenty of new businesses sign up! Make sure to visit the site, , to see these great offers. The new participants include:
Sunset Gondola - tour Huntington Harbor on a real gondola from Italy
Francisco's Auto Repair - full service auto shop
EC Art Gallery - family owned local framing shop
Sexy Hair Extensions - all the supplies to make your hair long & beautiful
Hurricane's Bar & Grill - good eats, fun time in downtown HB
Arbonne International - skin care products
La Casita Mexican Food - traditional authentic cooking
Total Merchant Services - offering credit cards in your business? Use a local service!
Coastline Christian School - faith based pre-school, save on enrollment
Zimzala Restaurant (in the Shorebreak Hotel) - if you haven't dined there yet, you must! excellent!!
More are joining all the time so visit the site often. If you know a business in town who would benefit by being on the program, please tell them all about it. It is free of charge for businesses located in Huntington Beach, after all, it is the only discount/coupon program in town endorsed and sponsored by the City of HB, we are all trying to do our part to keep our spending dollars local... support a local business.