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Grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony for Superior Grocers in Palmdale.


WHAT:   Grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony for Superior Grocers in Palmdale.

WHEN:   TOMORROW – Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 9 am

WHERE:          38360 20th Street E, Palmdale, CA  (Corner of Palmdale Blvd. and 20th St. East.)

WHO:            Superior Grocers staff and representatives; Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford; members of the City Council; City of Palmdale staff; Palmdale High School Marching Band; Fr. Vaughn of St. Mary’s Catholic Church; representatives from Cactus Intermediate School.

WHY:            To celebrate the grand opening of Palmdale’s newest supermarket, and the first Superior Grocers to open in the Antelope Valley.

BACKGROUND:     At Superior Grocers, their mission has always been to provide the freshest and highest quality products to consumers at a “low price on what they buy everyday.”  This new Superior Grocers location will provide a great opportunity for local consumers, loyal or new, to come in and experience the Superior way. Superior Grocers includes a full-service bakery, fresh meat and seafood counter and a large produce section.”

            • While staying true to their philosophy of offering the highest quality products at the lowest prices with exceptional customer services, they will also enrich the community by providing jobs that include many benefits and getting involved with local youth programs, schools, and church organizations.

              Superior Grocers values the importance of the community’s vitality and educational programs, and is therefore committed to becoming an active partner in the communities they serve. As part of its commitment to the community, Superior will award a $25,000 donation to Cactus Intermediate School at the ceremony.

    INFORMATION:    Emily Kaye
    Superior Grocers – 562/345.9000 <>



    Communications Department · 38300 Sierra Highway · Palmdale, CA  93550 <>


    March 8, 2011 Posted by | east palmdale, jim ledford east palmdale, new business palmdale, Palmdale superior groceries | , , , , | 1 Comment

    Palmdale’s East Side Welcomes New Panera Bread



    Palmdale’s East Side Welcomes New Panera Bread

    PALMDALE – Palmdale’s east side welcome its latest addition to its growing list of  business with a grand opening and “bread breaking” ceremony for Panera Bread, located at 38029-C 47th Street East, in Palmdale, in the Palmdale Gateway Shopping Center.

    Panera Bread District Manager Jacob Bustos and Store General Manager Raquel Hernandez welcomed a crowd of customers, local Palmdale Chamber and Antelope Valley Chamber members, City of Palmdale officials, representatives from Assemblyman Steve Knight’s office and Panera staff to the official opening.  As is a tradition with Panera Bread openings, Mayor Jim Ledford was invited to break a symbolic first loaf of bread to commemorate the event.

    “As an east side resident, I can’t say enough how pleased I am to have Panera Bread so close to home,” Ledford said. “This is a continuation of what has been building momentum in East Palmdale.  We have a vibrant shopping corridor that our east side residents, as well as those who live in Littlerock, Pearblossom and surrounding areas, can easily access and enjoy.”

    Other businesses located in the Palmdale Gateway center are Super Target, It’s a Grind, El Pollo Loco, Ross, Bath and Body, Home Depot, Bank of America, Burger King, Petsmart, Styles for Less, Staples, Game Stop, Gateway Dental Group, Red Persimmon Nails & Spa, Freeway Insurance, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Famous Footware.

    Panera Bread’s business hours are:  Monday through Saturday from 6 am to 9 pm and Sunday from 7 am to 8 pm. With its identity rooted in handcrafted, fresh-baked, artisan bread, Panera Bread is committed to providing great tasting, quality food that people can trust. Highlighted by antibiotic free chicken, whole grain bread, select organic and all-natural ingredients and a menu with 0 grams artificial trans fat per serving, Panera’s bakery-cafe selection offers flavorful, wholesome offerings. The menu includes a wide variety of year-round favorites, complemented by new items introduced seasonally with the goal of creating new standards in everyday food choices. Guests will enjoy Panera’s warm and welcoming environment featuring comfortable gathering areas, relaxing decor, and free internet access provided through a managed WiFi network. At the close of each day, Panera Bread bakery-cafes donate bread and baked goods to community organizations in need.

    For more information on Panera Bread, please visit To contact Panera Bread in East Palmdale, please call 661/285-1189.


    Communications Department · 38300 Sierra Highway · Palmdale, CA  93550



    February 1, 2011 Posted by | City of Palmdale, east palmdale panera bread, jim ledford east palmdale, jim ledford panera bread, panera bread palmdale | , , , , | Leave a comment