Date: August 2nd, 2018

August College Search Guide
Education

August College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz I remember a time when Labor Day was officially the end of summer break. But in recent years the school year has been starting in August. If your children are heading back to class this week, I hope they had the chance to breathe, decompress, and savor…

Business Profile: Fitness Factor in Arcadia
Business

Business Profile: Fitness Factor in Arcadia

By The Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association For this week’s column, the Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association sat down with Maggie Riddle, co-owner of Fitness Factor for an interview to find out more about their wildly successful Downtown Arcadia business. Tell us a little bit about your business Fitness Factor? We are a personal training and small…

Arcadia Jiu-Jitsu Academy Defends Against Bullying
Community

Arcadia Jiu-Jitsu Academy Defends Against Bullying

By Jackie Contreras In an air-conditioned space on Huntington Drive, 17 kids did sit ups, pushups, and other warm-up exercises. With the quote “mind is gravity” written above them on a wall, the children carried on despite the intense heat outside. ZR Team Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Arcadia held Anti-Bullying Week last week with classes dedicated…

Aug. 3 – Aug. 9
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Aug. 3 – Aug. 9

EDITOR’S PICK CatCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Greent St., Pasadena, CA 91101). CatCon is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, the adoption lounge, workshops,…

CatCon Comes to Pasadena
Arts & Entertainment

CatCon Comes to Pasadena

The biggest experience in the world dedicated to cat culture and pop culture returns CatCon, the biggest cat-centric, pop culture event in the world dedicated to all things feline is back for a fourth time, on Aug. 4 and Aug. 5, at Pasadena Convention Center. CatCon is the ultimate platform for cat lovers around the…

When Are We Going to Close Down the Open Office?
Columns

When Are We Going to Close Down the Open Office?

By Angela Copeland I hear from job seekers every day. They’ve been searching for a new job for ages. When they finally land it, they have a concern that’s not about money; it’s their office setup. For years, open style offices have been all the rage. Whether it’s shared cubicles or a big open room,…

The Peach Cafe: Purveyor of Homestyle Cuisine
Business Spotlight

The Peach Cafe: Purveyor of Homestyle Cuisine

By Emily G. Peters Myrtle Avenue in Monrovia is known for its bustling atmosphere, particularly on Friday nights—but homey gems live on the offshoots. That’s where The Peach Cafe comes in. Run by Chef Chris Grattan and Jennifer Grattan, The Peach Cafe opens its doors on Colorado Boulevard at 7:30 a.m. for early breakfasters and…

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