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November College Search Guide
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November College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN Your children have come this far into their 9th grade and should be fully settled in on their courses and their teachers’ teaching style.  Hopefully, they have found some new friends among their classmates, and have adjusted to high school life in general. Encourage your children…

Career Corner: Using Social Media in Your Job Search
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Career Corner: Using Social Media in Your Job Search

Angela Copeland Social media isn’t part of a job search. In order to find a job, you only need a resume, business cards, and a nice suit. Right? This was true – if you were looking for a job in 2001. In today’s wired world, there are so many more options available to you. Why…

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Studio Visit – Eric Zammitt: October 2017

Recently, a friend recommended that I take a look at L.A. native Eric Zammitt’s stunning acrylic plastic wall works and luminescent floor sculptures, however, he is represented by galleries located in San Francisco and Santa Fe – too far for my weekend drive. Since he is based in LA, I reached out via his website…

Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation
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Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation

By Angela Copeland  Your words are an incredibly powerful business tool that you use each and every day. This is especially true during your job search. Not surprisingly, the punctuation around those words can be just as important as the words themselves. You may have heard me preach before about the space that appears after a…

Highlighting Downtown Arcadia: New Business Friendly Zoning Code
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Highlighting Downtown Arcadia: New Business Friendly Zoning Code

By Tim Schwehr, Economic Development Analyst, City of Arcadia For this week’s Highlighting Downtown Arcadia column, I’ve been invited by the Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association to discuss the City’s new Business-Friendly Zoning Code for the area, and some of the exciting opportunities it has created for the downtown. Adopted in November 2016 as part of…

Career Corner: Freedom at Work
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Career Corner: Freedom at Work

By Angela Copeland One of the worst feelings you can feel at work is trapped with no way out. I meet professionals every day who feel chained to their job. They are very often in unhealthy situations that make them miserable each and every day. Some have an abusive boss. Others work for a company…

October College Search Guide
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October College Search Guide

  The road to college for a better future By May S. Ruiz High school students are extremely busy – homework, extra-curricular activities in art and sports, campus clubs, all compete for their time. To add to that, they have to make sure they get excellent marks in their courses and on the standardized tests….

Cat of the Week: Dusty
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Cat of the Week: Dusty

Pure Cuteness! Meet Dusty, a most fetching little girl! Dusty is a pretty tortoiseshell, born July 2017. She is very social and playful. Dusty can be adopted alone, or with another kitten. Please call to arrange a meet and greet, or see the adoption page for our adoption procedures. Adoption fee is $100, which includes spay,…

Career Corner: Always Take the First Interview
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Career Corner: Always Take the First Interview

By Angela Copeland Have you ever received a call from a headhunter or recruiter out of the blue? Sometimes, they’ll call your work phone and leave a voicemail you weren’t expecting. They’re recruiting for a new position. It’s one you haven’t heard about, but they want to speak to you. You don’t even know how…

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