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by mike t. whittier ca
27 Oct 2010 06:31
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Naugles Mexican Restaurants
Replies: 18
Views: 4765

Re: Naugles Mexican Restaurants

There was a Naugles in Huntington Beach in the 70s, it was om Brookhurst st. and Yorktown I believe. I used to work in that area, a long time ago. I dont know what happened to that Naugles after it changed ownership.
by mike t. whittier ca
11 Oct 2010 15:54
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Disappearing Sizzlers in your area
Replies: 30
Views: 9279

Re: Disappearing Sizzlers in your area

There was a Sizzler in the Whittier/Santa Fe Springs area of southern California. It was located on Telegraph Rd. It closed a few years ago, and then it was turned into an all u can eat place. That place closed shortly after opening. that place stands empty and full of weeds. Is Sizzler in its last ...
by mike t. whittier ca
28 Jul 2010 09:39
Forum: History: Drugstore Chains
Topic: Huntington Beach CA--Rite Aid Closing
Replies: 4
Views: 2349

Re: Huntington Beach CA--Rite Aid Closing

[quote][/quote] Also noticed that the Big Bear CA Rite Aid, also former Thrifty has closed. Site had received Rite Aid remodel...unlike the Huntington Beach location. Sorry to hear that that the Big Bear store has been closed down, when i worked for the thrifty drug store chain many years ago, the B...
by mike t. whittier ca
17 Jul 2009 15:20
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Former IHOP locations
Replies: 33
Views: 8854

Re: Former IHOP locations

Jeff, the Whittier Boulevard location in Whittier, west of Colima Road...

Still there? As IHOP or something else?[quote][/quote] They built a new IHOP on Whittier Blvd. by the whittwood Mall a couple of years ago.....
by mike t. whittier ca
17 Jul 2009 15:13
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Van de Kamp's Restaurant Sites
Replies: 19
Views: 8595

Re: Van de Kamp's Restaurant Sites

There was a Van de Kamps in Anaheim, it was on harbor blvd. just down the street from Disneyland, I'm not sure if its still there or not.
by mike t. whittier ca
09 May 2009 06:55
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Pup n Taco- southern CA
Replies: 11
Views: 3870

Re: Pup n Taco- southern CA

I remember 2 locations in orange county..... 1) harbor blvd. & Lampson in Garden Grove. also in Santa Ana on Harbor blvd & Edinger. That was in the 70s when i was in high school. Also they had a catchy jingle on tv. pup and taco 29 cents and drive thru...
by mike t. whittier ca
21 Mar 2009 08:59
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: old store brands
Replies: 33
Views: 12449

Re: old store brands

I remember a brand that the Ralphs Grocery store carried. It was called the plain wrap brand,the packaging on the products were white with a light blue stripe around the product. They stocked many products under this brand label, the best selling item under that brand was the vodka. You could find j...
by mike t. whittier ca
27 Jan 2009 17:35
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Does anyone remeber Fazios?
Replies: 15
Views: 7907

Re: Does anyone remeber Fazios?

I do remember a Fazios store in Santa Ana Ca. it was on 17th street near tustin ave, and later it became an albertsons. I'm not sure what it is now. it was in a kinda odd location. Fazios was good store with a large selection of product. wow things sure have changed in orange county.
by mike t. whittier ca
25 Jan 2009 19:18
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Gottschalks
Replies: 61
Views: 17029

Re: Gottschalks

There is a Gottschalks store in the Antelope Valley, in Palmdale Ca. When i lived in palmdale i remember the store was always very slow, they also took over the harris store in the a.v. mall, it was like what macys has done to some of there stores, 2 different stores in the same mall.
by mike t. whittier ca
14 Dec 2008 09:45
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Leonard's Department Store in Southern California
Replies: 4
Views: 3626

Re: Leonard's Department Store in Southern California

There was a Leonards Dept. store in Garden Grove, it was on Harbor Blvd & Garden Grove Blvd. its now a grocery store of some type, i remember going there as a kid.
by mike t. whittier ca
20 Jul 2008 13:59
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: The Pantry - Southern CA
Replies: 12
Views: 6220

Re: The Pantry - Southern CA

Good Topic. there was a pantry store in the city of Tustin. On Newport ave & walnut. I lived very close to it, and I'm not sure whats there now.
by mike t. whittier ca
13 Apr 2008 19:18
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Mervyns
Replies: 94
Views: 26979

Re: Mervyns

One of the first Mervyns stores to open in southern calif. was in Huntington Beach on Adams ave. & brookhurst. in a former Grants store. Across the street from Two Guys. This was around 1977.
by mike t. whittier ca
13 Apr 2008 19:09
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Montgomery Ward Locations-Southern California-1960s & '70s
Replies: 28
Views: 11930

Re: Montgomery Ward Locations-Southern California-1960s & '70s

There was a wards store in santa Ana. 17th st. & Bristol. across from Santa Ana JR. College. I remember as kid going there. my parents used to shop there often. That area has sure changed.
by mike t. whittier ca
31 Jan 2008 15:56
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Ralphs Giant/Former Zody's Locations
Replies: 10
Views: 4043

Re: Ralphs Giant/Former Zody's Locations

in santa ana on Grand ave & 17th street. A former zodys which turned into a ralphs/giant. now its a food 4 less.
by mike t. whittier ca
13 Jan 2008 21:49
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: BUFFUMS--Southern California
Replies: 19
Views: 7632

Re: BUFFUMS--Southern California

There was a location in santa ana ca. at the fashion square. that center was replaced with an enclosed mall. the main place mall.

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