Gayle Anderson was live in Artesia for the "NEW 99 CENTS STORE".

99 Cents Only Stores will be celebrating the Grand Opening of its first location in Artesia on Friday, August 13th. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 7:45 am and the store opening at 8 am. This grand opening will be on the 28th anniversary of the opening of the first 99 Cents Only store on Friday, August 13, 1982. The new store is 18,000 square feet and located at the corner of South Street and Pioneer Boulevard, just east of the Los Cerritos Shopping Center (Cerritos Mall) and under a mile from both the 605 freeway and the 91 freeway.

In these difficult economic times, this new 99 Cents Only store brings increased revenue and exceptional values to the city and people of Artesia. As part of this celebration, 99 Cents Only will sell 19" Flat Screen LCD TVs for only 99 cents to each of the first 9 customers. The next 99 customers in line can purchase a scooter (a $20 value) for only 99 cents. The following 99 customers can purchase a coffee-style book on "The Art of Pirates of the Caribbean" (a $50 value) for only 99 cents and the next 99 customers can purchase a Belkin Netmaster mouse (a $12 value) for only 99 cents.

The savings don't stop after the grand opening! For the next six days, the new store will continue to offer its customers many special promotional items. On Saturday, August 14th, the first 99 customers can buy an I.Sound Ipod shuffle tripod (a $29.99 value) for only 99 cents. On Sunday, August 15th, the first 99 customers can buy the Samba Maracas for Wii (a $20 value) for only 99 cents. On Monday, August 16th, the first 99 customers can buy the "Friends" 3-pack DVD collection (a $12.95 value) for only 99 cents. On Tuesday, August 17th, the first 99 customers can buy automatic powered scissors (valued at $19.95) for 99 cents only! On Wednesday, August 18th, the first 99 customers will can buy a Helen of Troy sunless tanning airbrush system (a $10 value) for only 99 cents and on Thursday, August 19th, the first 99 customers can buy Hasbro's The Moment of Truth board game (a $9.95 value) for 99 cents only.

Founded in 1982, 99 Cents Only currently operates 276 extreme value retail stores consisting of 206 stores in California, 33 stores in Texas, 25 in Arizona, and 12 in Nevada. 99 Cents Only stores emphasize quality name-brand consumables, priced at an excellent value, in convenient, attractively merchandised stores. Over half of the company's sales come from food and beverages, including produce, dairy, deli and frozen foods, along with organic and gourmet beverages.

If you can't make it to the grand opening in Artesia, you can still enter the KTLA "99 Days & 99 Degrees" sweepstakes for your chance to win one of several cash prizes. The daily prize is $99.99 cash, the daily bonus prize is $999.99 cash, and the grand prize is $99,999.99 cash. Official entry forms will be available while supplies last during normal business hours at participating 99 Cents Only stores. You can also send in a 3x5 card with your hand printed name, address (including city, state and zip code), email address, birth date, daytime and evening phone numbers (including area codes) in a #10 business-size envelope with first-class postage affixed to: 99 Days & 99 Degrees Sweepstakes, 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood CA 90028. Maximum of one entry per person per day. All entrants may only submit an entry on their own behalf. The sweepstakes ends on October 25, 2010 at 11:59 pm. For a list of participating 99 Cents Only stores and the complete sweepstakes guidelines, see www.ktla.com/community/contests/99cents/.

For more information:

Grand Opening
Friday, August 13th
7:45 am Ribbon Cutting
8 am Store Opens
99 Cents Only
11732 South Street
Artesia, CA 90701
(562) 865-0291
www.99only.com

Now through October 25, 2010 "99 Days & 99 Degrees" KTLA Sweepstakes www.ktla.com/community/contests/99cents/