Glendora has earned the distinction of being named one of Los Angeles County’s most business-friendly cities.
The city was one of five finalists for the 2012 Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County award from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation.
Glendora qualified for the category of cities with a population under 60,000.
Other cities in the running for the award include Commerce, Duarte, El Segundo and La Mirada.
Glendora city officials pointed to the city’s that “facilitates business entry, retention, and effective communication” as one of the reasons for Glendora’s recent recognition.
“We are honored that an outstanding organization such as LAEDC has recognized Glendora in this way,” said Glendora Mayor Gene Murabito in a press statement. “It is proof that our programs and policies that make Glendora a great place to work, live and play are hitting the mark and truly making a difference in our community.”
This is the first year Glendora has been named one of the finalists for the award. The winner will be announced at the 17th Annual Eddy Award Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.