Entries by LocalsGuide

The Life-Changing Magic of…Tidying Up Your Legal Documents?

As a mother of two young boys, I have clutter. Lots of clutter. Imagine how thankful I was when my dad bought me Marie Kondo’s hit book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. According to the “KonMari” Method, you are to hold every object you own in the […]

Wellness Pet Supplies – All Natural Pet Supplies In Ashland

Conveniently located downtown in the railroad district, Wellness Pet Supplies is owned by Billie-Jo Vinson and Doug Strain. Wellness Pet supplies is a provider of homeopathic, herbal, vitamin based, organic, hypoallergenic food, toys and beds with a core passion for the wellbeing and longevity of animals. We are excited to welcome Wellness Pet Supplies to […]

Terra Firma Home Fine Furniture & Interior Design

Terra Firma Home is an 7000 square foot upscale home store offering fines lines such as Lee, American Leather,Vanguard and more. Local fabric from Henry Calvin as well as Kravet, Ralph Lauren, Robert Allen, Duralee and more. Antiques, lighting, rugs and accessories. Located at 309 E Main St, Medford, Terra Firma Home has been providing […]

Wellsprings Swim, Soak, Steam, Sauna and Spirit

Healing Qualities of Naturally Alkaline WellSprings Water Water is the breath of life. The WellSprings property is blessed with an abundance of water sources, each unique in their healing qualities and features. Water is a community resource and, as such, water is meant to be shared, and experienced. The benefits of hot water soaking are […]

HeartSong Nutrition A New Paradigm For Health

Heartsong Nutrition is the seventh health food store opened and operated by the Spencer family. They have been in the nutrition field for 22 years. Their store, located in the Market of Choice Shopping Center, is now beginning their 6th year of operation. In addition to their extensive nutrition supplement and vitamin line, the store […]

Escape Ashland – A Live Escape Game

Escape Ashland is Southern Oregon’s unique escape room game located in beautiful and historic downtown, just two blocks from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Escape games are live-action entertainment that involve observation, problem solving and teamwork to solve puzzles and challenges to “escape” from the room. Part scavenger hunt, part puzzle solving—total exhilaration!  Escape Ashland‘s first […]

Aaron’s Autowerks – Celebrating 11 Years!

Back in the days when LocalsGuide was a mere sixteen pages I would run around town snapping photos of luxury sports cars. I would then share these with Aaron Bloch who would write a monthly Car of the Month column. It was one of the original and most followed local columns which I fully attribute […]

Cheri Elson Sperber, Drescher Elson Sperber, P.C.

After over 40 years of practice, Allen Drescher is retiring July 1st.  Allen has chosen Cheri Elson Sperber to take over his practice and continue serving his clients as he did for so many years.  Cheri and her husband relocated to Ashland from Southern California in 2014, where Cheri had a thriving law practice.  In […]

JoAnn Lewis – Family Massage Education Center

Now celebrating their 7th anniversary here in Ashland, the Family Massage Education Center is truly a one-of-a-kind place for anyone to learn home health massage in couples, singles, pregnancy and parent-baby classes. The general public can have great fun and use these techniques easily at home. JoAnn Lewis and her experienced team of massage therapists and educators, […]

Humanity at a Crossroads – Free Lecture

Talk & Lecture Sunday, April 2 2017 @ 2:00 pm Ashland Branch Library – Free Admission The world is witnessing the awakening of humanity at this most critical time. Millions of people across the globe are voicing their concerns for the health of our planet; demanding change and transformation of the present political, economic and […]

AirHop – Vacation Reservation Management

Do you own a vacation rental, cottage, cabin, mother-in-law’s quarters, or second home that you are renting? Are you running at 90% occupancy? Are you either too busy or simply unable to navigate the required steps to fully optimize your reservation booking? Introducing AirHop LLC, a locally-owned company owned by long-term Southern Oregonian Daniel Perry. […]

A New Experience at the Zagorska Oasis Spa & Apothecary

The Zagorska Oasis is different than anything you’ve ever experienced in a spa. Every single product used in the treatments is handmade by me in Ashland.   All are formulated with natural, organic, wildcrafted, and Eco-Cert certified ingredients.  In addition, I offer a retail line of skin and body care offered exclusively through our spa, and […]

Expert Properties – Sales, Furnished Rentals, Property Management – New Office in Ashland!

Whether you are a buyer, seller, investor, or renter, Expert Properties has you covered! Employing a “high tech – high touch” approach, the company utilizes cutting edge technologies accompanied with personalized service. Available seven days a week, ten hours a day, Expert Properties has solutions for all your real estate needs. Their vast knowledge and […]

Every Week is Eat Local Week at Larks

Damon Jones has been the executive chef for Larks Home Kitchen Cuisine in Ashland since 2005. Since 2013, when Larks opened a second location in Medford, he divides his time between the two restaurants, managing two culinary teams. In support of Thrive’s Eat Local Week, Damon talks with us about the commitment to local food, […]

Roberts Chiropractic – Experience the Difference

Dr. Scott Roberts is passionate about his profession. As a Gonstead Chiropractic practitioner, Dr. Roberts goes above and beyond to offer you premium chiropractic care that sees you as an individual with your own set of needs, and treats you like one of the family. From the moment you step through the door, to the care and […]

Amy Maher, MD – Wholistic Health Care for Women

Dr. Amy Maher is happy to announce the opening of a new integrative medical clinic.  She is located at Ashland Holistic Health Clinic, 325 A Street, Suite 1, near Ashland Hardware. She is a dual-board certified physician combining her medical expertise with alternative healing therapies. She helps women suffering from chronic pain and fatigue, hormonal […]

Jennifer Downs – Creating Loving Relationships – Change IS Possible

For over 25 years, Licensed Professional Counselor Jennifer Downs has worked to support couples and individuals in achieving positive, lasting change. She helps clients become aware of self-protective barriers, create more intimacy, find purpose, develop connections, heal from relationship loss, and maintain long-term loving relationships. As clients gain deeper awareness about themselves, they are empowered […]

Heartsong Nutrition – Support for a Healthier Lifestyle

If you love complex, super-healthy smoothies and are keen about living a healthy lifestyle, stop by Heartsong Nutrition. Located in the Gateway Shopping Center next to Market of Choice, Heartsong Nutrition is locally owned by Jim, Anyas, and their son, Sunji Spencer. Now celebrating their 4th year in business — the team has worked hard […]

Gail Frahm – EMyth Business Coaching

Almost thirty-seven years ago, EMyth pioneered the small business coaching industry that now generates $9 billion a year in revenues. Over that time, EMyth has helped small business owners around the world learn how to build a business that truly works through coaching and training. Their clients have come from every conceivable industry. EMyth currently […]

Grizzly Peak Trail

When the summer heat hits the valley and you need to get some perspective, hike the Grizzly Peak Trail. It is only about 10 miles from town, but the elevation affords a cooler outing for hikers and equestrians, and spectacular views of the area. The trail is accessible from late April to October, depending on […]

Fish Lake

Fish Lake lies between Brown Mountain and Mt. McLoughlin, surrounded by majestic old growth forests.  Originally a small natural lake, it has been enlarged by several construction projects intended to help irrigate the Rogue Valley. Beginning in 1898, the Fish Lake Water Company has enlarged the lake by a factor of three, to its present […]

Emigrant Lake

Don’t want to spend half the day in the car to get to a wide variety of outdoor activities? Emigrant Lake Recreation Area is a perfect fit for a spontaneous trip, or for planning gatherings of up to 300 people for day use. Located less than 10 minutes from the south Ashland exit, Emigrant Lake […]

Applegate Lake

Close enough for an easy day trip, but feeling remote enough for a weekend away, Applegate Lake has an away-from-it all appeal. This is a no-wake reservoir, so leave the speedboats at home, and watch the Osprey and Bald Eagles hunt the abundant fish in this wilderness lake. The earthen and concrete dam was built […]