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Culinary Collaboration: Harlowe’s French Dip
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Culinary Collaboration: Harlowe’s French Dip

Old Town Pasadena gets its own spin on a beloved Los Angeles staple By Emily G. Peters If you’ve grown up in Los Angeles, chances are you’ve tasted one of its famous French dip sandwiches at least once. Yet, we’d like to suggest a Pasadena alternative—Harlowe’s French Dip. Although this sandwich saloon is a newcomer…

Smart Women, Smart Money (6/15/17 Issue)
Business, Columns

Smart Women, Smart Money (6/15/17 Issue)

Dear Emmy, should I use my retirement account as a piggy bank? By Emmy Hernandez When the market is high, our 401(k) savings account statements, meant for retirement, look a bit brighter. Some people, hopefully, will choose to increase their monthly contributions to keep up the momentum. Others could be tempted towards the opposite: to…

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  • Arm the Animals co-founders: CEO Matthew Heinemeyer and Danian Rios, president. - Photo by Emily G. Peters / Beacon Media News
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Fashion Meets Activism: Arm the Animals

Amazon and web-based clothing company goes global with designs to save the animals By Emily G. Peters Sometimes, helping solve one of the world’s problems can be as simple as donning a t-shirt. Arcadia-based clothing company Arm the Animals (ATA) has done just that by transforming fashion into viral animal advocacy. Beginning as an online…

Arcadia Association of Realtors Visit Capitol Hill
Real Estate

Arcadia Association of Realtors Visit Capitol Hill

On behalf of current and future home and property owners throughout the country, more than 9,600 realtors recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to advance key real estate issues during the 2017 Realtor Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. Leadership members from the Arcadia Association of Realtors joined fellow realtors from California and across the nation to…

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Carmela Ice Cream Co.

Churn Down for what? Carmela Ice Cream Photos and Story by Emily G. Peters For most of us, it’s never too early for ice cream. On a Sunday morning at Pasadena’s Carmela Ice Cream, doors open at 11 a.m. It’s just late enough so a scoop of something sweet is completely allowable. Here, Carmela patrons…

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Mt. Lowe Brewing Company

By Emily G. Peters Arcadia’s first microbrewery is ready to pour you a cold one this summer. Owned by fellow brewers Mike Reiling and Shawn Nemanich, Mt. Lowe Brewing Company has a passion for quality craft beer and a love for local history. Neither owners are new to the entrepreneur game—before launching Mt. Lowe, Reiling…

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We Rock the Spectrum Kids’ Gym Pasadena

By Emily G. Peters We Rock the Spectrum is a rarity: an integrated, all-inclusive gym for children. Their business name works as an affirmation, a mantra, a cheer: that children of all ability levels deserve a safe place to play together. We Rock The Spectrum Pasadena is owned by Ani Charthern, a licensed and practicing…

California Housing Market Downshifts in April
Real Estate

California Housing Market Downshifts in April

Following a strong first quarter start, California housing market downshifts in April. California home sales lost momentum in April, while the median home price accelerated to a near-10-year high, the Arcadia Association of REALTORS said recently. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California remained above the 400,000 benchmark for the 13th consecutive…

Playing Catch-Up on Retirement
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Playing Catch-Up on Retirement

As you think ahead to retirement, do you ever worry that your savings nest egg may come up short? If so, you aren’t alone. Many Americans are finding that they are not as prepared for retirement as they should be. The good news is that if you’re employed, it means that you may still have…

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