City Strives to Increase Its Allure to Small Businesses

Photo by Zane Hill / OUTLOOK
A vacant storefront at Huntington Drive and Bedford Road undergoes renovations. Pilot programs that the city has approved are aimed at spurring commercial activity in San Marino’s quiet commercial zones.

Armed with a handful of economic development pilot programs, San Marino officials are hoping to distinguish the city enough so that small-scale, mom-and-pop businesses will choose to locate on Huntington Drive or Mission Street instead of in nearby suburbs. Continue reading “City Strives to Increase Its Allure to Small Businesses”