Neil Nisperos


Reporter

Neil Nisperos

Phone: 909-483-9356

Neil covers the economy for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, The Sun and the Redlands Daily Facts.

Recent articles

  • Electronic parts manufacturing

    Could Ontario-based Maglite move to Florida?

    Ontario-based Maglite has been invited by Florida Gov. Rick Scott to move operations there. The offer comes after the local company and its leaders decried the California law preventing the company from using the “Made in the USA” phrase on its products.“To me, (Scott is) a great governor because he’s thinking about his people,”

  • Real Estate

    Chino Hills home development to replace what was once civic center site

    CHINO HILLS >> What was once the center of government for Chino Hills will soon be a neighborhood.Grading has begun for the Founders project, which will have 76 duplex units on the land on which the city built its first temporary civic center and library, at 2100 Founders Drive.

  • Shopping mall operators

    Ontario Mills getting 7 new stores this summer

    New food, new stores.Ontario Mills announced this week the arrival of seven new tenants. Four stores recently opened and three others will open later this summer.“I just admire the fact that they keep finding new retailers and in this case new and unique retailers to come into the mall,” said Brad Umansky, president of the Rancho Cucamonga-based commercial...

  • Homes

    Chino’s new housing development has 600 homes, agriculture theme

    CHINO >> It’s not just a home, it’s a lifestyle, or that’s what Developer Randall Lewis says about the Harvest community that has sprouted up here.Rancho Cucamonga-based Lewis Group of Companies has opened new homes and commercial property throughout the Inland Empire, and is now opening its agriculture-themed concept throughout...

  • Aircraft manufacturing

    Aircraft maker Mooney moving from Chino Airport to Texas, settlement in works with Threshold

    CHINO >> Mooney International, an aircraft manufacturing company at Chino Airport, is moving to Texas.That move has led to settlement talks between Mooney and another airport tenant, Threshold Aviation jet aircraft maintenance.“Both public and private organizations invested time and effort, which was based on the promises that Mooney made, and to see them...

  • Apparel manufacturing

    Former Alfred Angelo employees continue to deliver dresses, even in Starbucks parking lots

    WEST COVINA >> Two former store managers of the closed Alfred Angelo Bridal shop in West Covina were working to help customers get their dresses after the Florida-based company declared bankruptcy last week and abruptly closed...

  • Corporate bankruptcy

    As Alfred Angelo closes all stores, here’s what brides-to-be can do

    Bride-to-be Darlene Mejia, 27, was waiting nervously Friday morning outside the closed Alfred Angelo store at Tyler Street and Magnolia Avenue in Riverside.Her $1,800 dress, a strapless white gown with a full skirt and beaded bodice, was paid for and at the shop to be pressed for her July 22 wedding.Mejia was in disbelief when she got a 6 a.m. text from her mother.“The store’s closed,” she told Mejia. “You better go see if you can get your...

  • Retail

    New Dollar General to open at former Family Dollar in San Bernardino

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A former Family Dollar retail store here will be converted into a new Dollar General store later this year.The arrival of the new store, at 1054 W. Highland Ave., is part of the Dollar General company’s recent asset acquisition of Family Dollar stores from the Dollar Express company as part of a divestiture ordered by the Federal Trade Commission, according to a press release from Dollar General. Dollar Express’ 323 locations throughout...

  • Hospitality and leisure industry

    GameWorks closes at Ontario Mills after 20-year run

    ONTARIO >> After 20 years, it’s game over for the GameWorks restaurant and video game arcade at Ontario Mills.The recent closure of the store comes after the expiration of the lease for the company at its tenant space, officials said. Its last day was on July 5.“Ontario Mills is constantly updating and adding new retailers to our extensive list of stores and...

  • Music festivals

    HARD Summer Music Festival requests move to Glen Helen Amphitheater from Auto Club Speedway

    San Bernardino County on Monday was still considering a request by Live Nation for the Hard Summer electronic dance music festival to be held at the Glen Helen Amphitheater this year, according to a county spokeswoman.While a press release Monday from Hard Summer organizers announced the move, the decision from the county has yet to be made, said...