Santa Maria Mayor Alice Patino, along with a large number of Ambassadors, Members and local merchants from the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce, joined All Star iTech on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. for their official Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Ceremony, along with give away prizes and free refreshments.

On hand for this very special occasion were Mayor Alice Patino, Robert Hatch Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Angel Ortega District Executive from Los Padres Council BSA Live Oak District, D’Ann Bartley Past President of the SMAOR and Realtor with Prudential California Realty, Bill Libbon Executive Director of Boys & Girls Club Santa Maria Valley, Donna Randolph with State Farm Insurance, Chris Mkpado from Textile Waste Solutions, a group of boy scouts in uniform and their parents, along with many local customers, family members and friends.

Erika Weber, from V.T.C. Enterprises, handled the catering with a vast array of handmade foods and dessert.

About All Star iTech

All Star iTech provides affordable access to 45 custom built, high-quality, high-speed internet gaming computers, Xbox and PS3 consoles, Wii games and more, plus computer repairs and business services for everyone. They are the largest video gaming/LAN center and technology repair business in the tri-county.

At All Star iTech, they believe education and knowledge of technology are the currency of the information age. Therefore, they offer free access to online educational tutorials for the less fortunate kids and families who may not have a computer at home. During the past three months, since first opening their doors, over 1,150 Free Online Hours have been donated to community members.

In addition, the company staff—which are certified, licensed and insured–help individuals and small businesses, in-store or on-site, with any technology problems or repairs. All Star iTech has a bilingual staff to introduce and assist families with computers if they have no prior knowledge about this technology.

The staff at All Star iTech also refurbishes used computers, laptops and Smartphones and offers these items for resale or donation to disadvantaged families, which saves electronic waste.

All Star iTech features a party room which can be used to host birthday or sports team parties, computer learning events, for groups to play video/console games and for everyone to have fun and create lifelong memories.

All Star iTech is open seven days a week and is located at 1777 S. Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454.  Phone (805) 287-9720. Visit their website at

Jack Hira


All Star iTech