Carl's Jr. to fill Wendy's shoes
by Joe Shreve
Oct 18, 2012 | 2613 views | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The building in Victor Square shopping center that once housed Wendy's will soon be home to Carl's Jr.
The building in Victor Square shopping center that once housed Wendy's will soon be home to Carl's Jr.

Progress is being made rapidly toward the opening of a Carl’s Jr. franchise in Scotts Valley.

Set to be located inside the former site of Wendy’s on Victor Square, the permitting process that would allow Brea-based Tri Star Foods LLC to begin reworking the premises has been nearly completed, said Deputy City Manager Corrie Kates on Tuesday.

“It looks like it’s imminent,” Kates said. “I think the only thing we have left (to get) is a signature.”

Once the permits are signed, Chowchilla-based Thomson Architectural Group will do a commercial remodeling of the building – officially known as “tenant improvements.”

“It’s basic an image enhancement,” said Scott Thomson, owner of Thomson Architectural Group. “You’ll have a fresh new interior…the outside will be painted.”

Thomson also said that the dining room areas, restroom facilities, doorways, and walkways would all be expanded to accommodate Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

“We’re bringing the site up to current accessibility standards,” he said.

According to Kates, the signs for the new restaurant have already received the green-light, and “should be going up pretty darn soon,” he said Tuesday.

“Signage is easy,” he said. “It’s just an electrical permit.”

Wendy’s closed in August when ownership decided not to renew a 20-year contract with the franchise.

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Local Diner
October 29, 2012
Just what we don't need and don't want: another third tier fast food burger joint. For those who don't find enough "yuck" in their "Yuck in the Box", head just a few hundred feet down the street and pick up a "six dollar slimeburger" for only five bucks!

Come on, Scotts Valley government, get the people what we want! No more of the same old, tired fast food.

I would GLADLY give up two cops if Scotts Valley would do what has to be done to land us an In-n-Out. Take those salary and pension funds to upgrade the Hwy 17 offramp at Mount Hermon, and put our In-n-Out where the Target was supposed to go. Tasty burgers, a more efficient police department, and an upgraded road infrastructure: everybody wins!
Great news!!!
October 25, 2012
Yes, that's exactly what we needed. Scotts Valley restaurant scene is richer now that we have another fine dining establishment.
October 25, 2012
The original article about the closing of wendy's stated that the building got sold to a developer who was going to build something new... but instead it was just to put in a nasty carls jr..... Lame

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