Tell us a bit about yourself.
I’ve lived in Barstow since 1992 and raised my family here. My three children have given us four beautiful grandchildren, ages 1 month, 2, 4, and 9 years old. Most of my free time is spent with my family, playing tee ball or soccer or swimming in our pool. I’m also an avid reader and enjoy cooking and the simple pleasure of a good meal with friends and family.
I am the current President of the Board of Directors for the Mojave Valley United W
This month we're featuring Robert Miranda, owner and founder of SmarTeks. Since opening his first location in Barstow two years ago, the business has expanded to a second location in Ft. Irwin. Most impressively, Robert is still only 23 years old! Robert, we're so impressed by your success! How did you get started in this business? Is this what you saw yourself doing? I've been repairing since I was 13 years old. I stumbled into it out of childhood necessity - my family could
Just over a year ago, Tecia Miller took over a business she had never imagined being part of. Since then, she's discovered the health benefits of frozen yogurt (really!), the rewards of creating a place where kids and families can hang out, and just how much good a sweet treat can do for our schools. We talked with her recently about her plans for the future (floats and parties!), including an upcoming opportunity for you to enjoy a free shave ice. How did you get started in
When a single person makes a difference, it's often because of a combination of following their passions while being open to life's winding path. This is definitely true for Linda Glaudel, who sat down to talk with us about the good work going on at the Barstow Humane Society. What led you to become the Executive Director of Barstow Humane Society (BHS)? Did you ever see yourself doing this? I've loved animals my whole life. As a rescuer with my own nonprofit, North Star Pet
You always hope you won't need to be towed, but sometimes it happens, and when it does, Danny and Addie provide just the kind of service you hope for: responsive, communicative, and dedicated to total satisfaction - as their 5-star rating on Yelp attests! Recently we sat down with Addie to learn more about the business - including some very surprising facts. Tell us a little about your history. How did you get into towing? Danny and I both worked at Barstow Towingfor Leonard