Big Changes in the Works for Several Orcutt Businesses
As many are slowing down in preparation of a return to school or work, a few Orcutt businesses are speeding up, debuting some big changes before summers end.
"It was time to hand the torch over," Dorothy Greene said.
Between the two locations, she always felt the strongest connection with Orcutt residents, saying she will miss them tremendously.
"I like people so much in Orcutt. I had the best customers; they were like family," she explained.
From watching kids grow up to seeing the town diversify and grow, Dorothy Greene has fond memories of the area.
One of her favorite stories is of a regular customer who turned 90 and celebrated with a lottery-
"It was a great experience. If I had to do it over again, I would gladly. It's bittersweet," she said.
Just down the street, on the corner of Bradley Road and Clark Avenue, a Starbuck's drive-
"Starbucks is always looking for great locations to better meet the needs of our customers," she said about the addition.
On South Broadway, Jack's in Old Orcutt and Patricio’s Pizzeria, two popular next-
Patricio’s is adding an outdoor dining area, which is set to open by the end of August or early September, according to employees.
Jamie Guista reporting