List of Starbucks closures

As expected, California locations got hit hard - 76 stores will be closed in the state as part of the chain's latest cost-cutting effort. Long Beach is losing two, Ontario three, and one each in Santa Monica and El Segundo. Stores getting the boot were either unprofitable or not believed to have enough profit potential. Not surprisingly, there are lots of inland locations, where the recession is taking its toll. Here's the full list.

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