LA VERNE, November 6, 2017 — According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months.   But as sobering as though statistics are, sisters Anh and Khanh Le, owners of NothingBundtCakes in La Verne (and Rancho Cucamonga) won’t be one of those dire statistics.   As young … Continue reading This Business Takes the Cake!

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As far as ribbon cuttings go, this one literally went up in smoke. After partners Brian Cooper and Eric Wanland cut the ribbon on their new venture, with a handful of well-wishers and local business and government representatives cheering them on, they headed inside to the humidor to pick out their favorite cigars — not … Continue reading Cigar Aficianados Enjoy New La Verne Man Cave

About four years ago, during the heart of the Great Recession, the Universal Air Academy flew into Brackett Airport with the goal of helping people slip the surly bonds of Earth and become civilian pilots. Perhaps, even more amazing, for about the price of a workout with a high-priced fitness expert, you get to take … Continue reading THE VALLEY: Beat Gravity, Learn to Fly at an Airport Near You … by Brett Harrison

Matt Fong II, owner of the new Pappas Artisanal restaurant/sandwich & salad shop in La Verne, is a capitalist with a conscience and an entrepreneur with an edge. The former investment banker not only wants to serve great food that’s “familiar but unique,”  but also wants his establishment to serve as part-incubator and idea lab … Continue reading LA VERNE: New Pappas Artisanal Restaurant Is Really Poppin’