Spotlight shines on Ontario candy store

Here’s a photo I snapped from the Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration of the Rowleys wtih Charles Phoenix on the big screens.

After years of attempting to make it out to the Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration, I was finally able to get out of work in time to enjoy the show. I was pleasantly surprised to see Ontario’s own, Charles Phoenix, featured in the free holiday show on Dec. 24.

Phoenix, a pop-culture humorist, served as the evening’s “celebrations reporter” recording several pre-recorded segments for the live show.

It was no surprise that his first segment was from his hometown, Ontario’s Logan’s Candy where they make candies by hand and are known for candy canes at Christmastime.

The segment centered around the process of making a candy cane and featured Jerry Rowley, owner of the 1933-founded Logan’s, and his family. I’m told the program not only aired on KCET but available to view online as well. Continue reading

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