Local Man Launches Pic ‘N’ Save Bargains

By Nina Aghadjanian
Outlook Valley Sun

Outlook Valley Sun file photo
Mark Miller, a La Cañada Flintridge resident who is the chairman, CEO and president of Pic ‘N’ Save Bargains, is pictured with Sharon Mintie.

Savvy shoppers in Orange County will see a new bargain store emerge just in time for the holiday season, thanks to Mark Miller, a 20-year resident of La Cañada Flintridge and the former president of Pic ‘N’ Save.
Miller is opening the next generation of bargain and close-out retail, Pic ‘N’ Save Bargains, on Friday, Nov. 13, in Anaheim Town Square.
After working at Pic ‘N’ Save for 15 years and then parting ways, Miller is applying his vast knowledge of the Los Angeles market and years of discount retail expertise to create a store that combines elements of a Costco, a Trader Joe’s and a Dollar General — an idea he’s had for a very long time. After three years of planning, Pic ‘N’ Save Bargains has finally come to fruition.
During his years at the discount chain, Miller “fell in love with the business and has loved it ever since.

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Help Kids Round First with Equipment Donations

Photo courtesy Mark Miller
An impressive haul of equipment was donated just one hour into the first local drive for Helping Kids Round First, which was held at the La Cañada Baseball Softball Association tryouts in January. Another equipment drive is scheduled on Picture Day on March 10.

If someone in your household plays youth baseball or softball, there’s probably a new bat in the family this season — and an old bat that’s not much use anymore. Continue reading “Help Kids Round First with Equipment Donations”