Status Update: Pet Supplies Plus opens in Brea, the second franchise for north Orange County – OCRegister
Fido, your days as a dirty dog are numbered.
Pet Supplies Plus has opened in the Brea Gateway Shopping Mall, the second franchise to debut in a year in north Orange County.
The store at 407 West Imperial Highway stocks myriad pet supplies, food and accessories. Hugely popular (to owners and probably not the canines) at this pet-store chain are its dog-washing stations. The raised sinks come equipped with shampoo, warm running water, dryers and towels. The price is $14 for a single wash or shoppers can buy a punch card and pay less.
If Fido prefers a professional washing his kibbles plus bits, grooming services also are available.
We reached owner in addition to manager Rabih (pronounced Rah-bee) El Rabaa on Friday, Oct. 14, his first day of business.
El Rabaa said he and wife Bashaer will be the daily managers of the 6, 500-square-foot store sandwiched between the UPS store and the nearby Ralphs. A Lebanon native and a graduate from the University of Arizona, Rabaa said the franchise model was one he and his finance degree could appreciate.
“The idea of this being a developing market encouraged me to invest in my first store, ” he said.
Rabaa converted the shuttered Fantastic Sam’s and Avenue fashion store, along with two other vacant shops, to create the pet store. He’s hired 12 people so far and stated the challenging labor market has finally started to ease up.
“There’s more movement now, ” he said Friday.
Rabaa will host grand opening events Saturday, Nov. 5 and Sunday, Nov. 6 with prize giveaways and even special sale prices.
Pet owners are welcome to shop with their well-behaved dogs, he said.
Pet Supplies Plus Brea hours are 9 a. m. – 9 p. m., Monday through Saturday and 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. on Sundays. Call 657-767-3176 or even go to www.petsuppliesplus.com.
It was just a year ago when another Pet Supplies Plus opened in Yorba Linda . That store at East Lake Village Center is located at the corner of Yorba Linda Boulevard and Village Center Drive.
Specialty eye shop debuts in Newport Beach
eyeXam, an eye care boutique that offers optometry services and eyewear, is opening Nov. 4 at the Crystal Cove shopping center.
It’s the second shop for the particular Santa Clara-based company.
eyeXam reps say the company offers vision treatment in a “lux spa-like setting. ” The optometry shop at 7976 E Coast Hwy. will be fully staffed with eye doctors together with staff to help with eyeglasses purchases.
Those familiar with the shopping center situated along Pacific Coast Highway with a view of the ocean know it’s also home in order to Williams Sonoma, Trader Joe’s, Javier’s, Marche Moderne and additionally Mastro’s
The particular company’s first eyeXam is in Santa Clara.
Last day to file after requestion IRS extension
Typically the IRS is reminding taxpayers who filed for a federal extension that it’s time to get their 2021 tax return to the agency — today.
Monday is the last day for most people arranging a 1040 form to avoid a late filing penalty, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
Here are some ways to get help filing:
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE Free File can be used people or families with an adjusted gross income regarding $73, 000 or less in 2021.
The IRS’s also has an Interactive Tax Assistant tool online (irs. gov/help/ita)
For foreign filers, go to the “English” tab at IRS. gov homepage not to mention choose another language.
The IRS reminds procrastinators they can schedule the payment up to the deadline in 11: 59 p. m. Go to irs. gov/payments
On the move
Jason Cochran in Newport Beach continues to be appointed chief executive at Us West Restaurant Group, Pizza Hut’s third-largest franchise group with Pizza Hut restaurants in Southern California and Utah. Cochran has 25 combined years in retail and also restaurants. Cochran joins AWRG from Newport Beach-based Chipotle, where he spent four years as vice president of operations.
Orangewood Foundation offers appointed four board with directors – Brandon J. Fetta, Jamie Saul Hong, Maegan Lujan and Barry McManus. They each will serve three-year terms.
Brandon J. Fetta is a relationship manager at Capital Group, home of American Funds. Saul Hong is vice president of sales at Fidelity National Title Insurance Co. Lujan is the director for solutions and services from Toshiba America Business Solutions. McManus is president about Klein Products.
Post-pandemic fundraising for Orange County nonprofits have been humming as events kicked into high gear this fall. Here are a few held in recent weeks with more details on more coming next week …
Unlimited Possibilities raised $330, 000 for its new pediatric therapy center in Santa Ana. The fundraiser was held at its 2022 Limitless Gala & Concert on Saturday, April. 1 . It’s also typically the organization’s 70th anniversary.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Anaheim-Cypress raised $283, 000 at its annual gala as well as auction, “Field of Dreams” at Angel Stadium. This money will help to provide a safe after-school and summer program for children and youth within the cities of Anaheim, Cypress and surrounding areas.
The Speech and Language Development Center raised $290, 000 at the 44th annual Dick Gorrie Memorial Golf Tournament. Money elevated at the tournament will support comprehensive services at the nonprofit’s Buena Park and Temecula therapy centers, as well as its school program offered in partnership with more than 50 districts throughout Southern California. The school and therapy center serve children and adults with special needs in language, learning and behavior.
Community Action Partnership in Orange County, a nonprofit that provides support to low-income families and individuals, brought up $100, 000 at its “Night of Hope” event. Often the nonprofit’s “Hope for the Holidays” campaign helps families in need during the holiday season, providing food and toys for the county’s most vulnerable residents.
The Veterans Committee at the Mission Viejo-Saddleback Elks Lodge held its first food drive, filling a new truck-bed with non-perishable food and delivering it to St . Killians Food Pantry inside the city. The pantry supplies food to local family members in need and is open on Tuesdays from 10 a. m. to noon and Fridays from 9 a. m. to 12: 30 p. m. If you’d like to contribute, this lodge will host a food drive the first Saturday of every month from 9 some sort of. m. to noon.
Laura’s House increased $550, 000 at its 28th annual gala “The Next Adventure” held at the Newport Beach Country Club. Money lifted will support domestic violence victims, including residential shelter programs, counseling and legal offerings and prevention plus community outreach initiatives.
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