Business Spotlights

Introducing the Business Spotlight Initiative! At the City of Yucaipa, we take pride in supporting and celebrating our local business community. Our Business Spotlight initiative is designed to showcase and recognize the exceptional businesses that contribute to the economic growth and vitality of our city. Each month, we feature a local business in our Economic Development e-Newsletter, highlighting their unique stories, achievements, and contributions to the community. By shining a spotlight on these remarkable businesses, we aim to inspire others, foster a sense of community pride, and promote the diverse range of products and services available right here in Yucaipa. Join us in celebrating our local entrepreneurs and discover the incredible stories behind the businesses that make our city thrive.

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June 2023

Name: Mary and her son, Michael

Business: Soaring Swine Acres, a beloved family business with over 200 unique jams, jellies, sauces, salsas, and pickles, their creations stand out for their unconventional recipes and use of all-natural, locally sourced ingredients. What sets them apart is their genuine connection with customers, who inspire and shape their product offerings.

May 2023

Name: Stefani and her mother, Wilhelmina

Business: Roundabout Sweets & Treats offers a wide range of goodies, including vintage candy, custom treats, cupcakes, gourmet caramel apples, and more. But what sets them apart, Stefani says, is their specialty candy selection and commitment to customer service.

April 2023

Name: Mario and Jennifer Valdez

Business: Monstros Sub Shop serves sub sandwiches, salads, and pasta salads. With a goal of becoming a staple in the Yucaipa community, this local business says they offer high quality sandwiches and customer service.

December 2022

Name: Jodie Lewis 

Business: Gillmore Insurance Agency is a full-service agency selling all lines of property & casualty insurance throughout Yucaipa Valley and the state of California. 

Name: Kyra Stewart and the Family Service Association of Redlands

Business: The Yucaipa Outreach Project, which provides food, emergency mortgage assistance, clothing, transportation and additional resources/referrals to low-income households in need.

November 2022

Name: Jon Rodriguez

Business: Blades & Riches Barbershop, a barbershop that specializes in all haircuts, shaving and sanitation.

Name: LeAnne Chavez

Business: The Unforgettables Foundation, a foundation that assists at risk and grieving families with finances to help them afford a timely and dignified funeral for their child.

October 2022

Name: Melissa N. Monroe

Business: Modern Woodmen of America, a financial services organization that has helped individuals, families, and small businesses meet financial needs since 1883.