Tending to Business

By Betty Karnette Columnist When you walk in the door of the building on the southeast corner of Willow Street and Magnolia Avenue, you immediately feel like friendly people must be associated with the variety that meets your eye. It’s even difficult to tell the difference between the shopper and the person who’s there to help…

Tending to Business

By Betty Karnette Back in the 1960s, a professor at CSULB, Dr. Gerhard Kohn, and his wife, Irena, saw the need in our community for childcare among low-income families– child care that would not only respond to the basic needs of babies and preschoolers but would also help them grow both physically and mentally into…

Tending to Business

Betty Karnette Guest Columnist Willow Cleaners at 440 W. Willow St. is a familiar sight to all who drive down this main thoroughfare. The current manager, Myoung Roh, has been the manager for more than 30 years and is still going strong.

Tending to Business

By Betty Karnette Retired State Senator & Wrigley Resident A few months ago I thought it would be interesting to interview business owners in the Wrigley area since this is my neighborhood. So, I started with the person who has taken any piece of clothing that I’ve brought to her shop and completed whatever was…