updated 05:00 pm EDT, Tue September 22, 2009
Newest California Apple Store opens Saturday
Apple will open its 270th store this weekend, launching the Promenade Temecula Apple Store Saturday, September 26. The store, located at 40820 Winchester Road, Temecula, CA 92591 in the Promenade Temecula mall, will open at 10:00 a.m. PDT. The store will offer the Apple standards -- Apple products like the iPhone, iMac and MacBooks, and Genius Bar face to face support. Hands-on workshops will be available and the One to One program will be available. The store phone number will be (951) 326-2400. Currently, no workshops have been scheduled in the first week of operation. Hours will run 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Mon-Sat, with Sunday hours of 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m..
Apple store openings are routinely met with long lines of Apple fans waiting for entry, sometimes with lines forming days in advance. this is on of an expected 25 openings for the 2009 calendar year. The Promenade Temecula, an indoor mall, located between Los Angeles and San Diego by Interstate-15, expanded in March of this year with an open air section and has over 140 shops, with the Apple Store located near the P.F. Chang restaurant in the new expansion area.
Promenade Temecula follows openings in Augusta, GA and Winnipeg, Canada this past weekend and the recent opening of Milan, Italy's Apple Store on September 5.