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.
This year's exhibition featured over 40 works of art by local artists and photographers. Among the competitors were a dozen returning artists, including 2016 2nd Place winner Sabrina Gilmore, 2016 People's Choice winner Louis Gewirtz, and this year's 17 & Over 1st Place winner Jessica Torres.
An unexpected highlight was a display of art from Dignity Station, an organization which supports and promotes the independence of the homeless and disabled.
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 Assistance, I’ve...
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 and Paulette Purdy. D...
Maybe we're biased, but we believe family owned and operated businesses are the backbone of America, and the values and high quality that shows in all of the Ellis' work embodies this ideal. We sat down with them to learn a little more about their story.
Tell us a little about yourselves, your company and your philosophy.
Wayne started working at a local fence company in 1988, where Shanon also worked starting in 2001. In 2004, we decided to start our own company. It's definitely a family bus...