Dunkin’ Donuts to open stores in SoCal

SAN DIEGO — Massachusetts-based Dunkin’ Donuts announced plans Wednesday to open stores in Southern California by 2015.

The coffee and donut chain is looking for franchisees in San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura and Orange Counties, according to a company press release.

The company says it plans to open up stores in places like colleges and universities, casinos, military bases, supermarkets and airports.

The doughnut franchise had shops in California until it closed them down in the late 1990s.

Dunkin’ Donuts says its long-term goal is to have 15,000 restaurants nationwide.

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