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Arcadia Realtors Say Housing Demand in Decline
Real Estate

Arcadia Realtors Say Housing Demand in Decline

California’s housing market dropped below the 400,000-level sales benchmark for the first time in more than two years as high home prices and eroding affordability combined to cut into housing demand, the Arcadia Association of Realtors (AAR) said recently. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate…

Arcadia Association of Realtors: Affordability Crunch Dampens Home Sales
Real Estate

Arcadia Association of Realtors: Affordability Crunch Dampens Home Sales

California’s housing market backpedaled in July on an annual basis for the third consecutive month as higher interest rates and rising home prices eroded housing affordability and dampened demand, the Arcadia Association of Realtors (AAR) said today. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 406,920…

Arcadia Realtors Along With CAR Hope to Eliminate ‘Moving Penalty’
Real Estate

Arcadia Realtors Along With CAR Hope to Eliminate ‘Moving Penalty’

In its continuing effort to address California’s unprecedented housing supply crisis and eliminate the “moving penalty” that severely restricts the ability of seniors, disabled residents, and victims of natural disasters to relocate, the California Association of Realtors (CAR) has filed a revised initiative with the attorney general for preparation of title and summary for the…

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…

The Peach Cafe: Purveyor of Homestyle Cuisine
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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…

Arcadia Association of Realtors Says Home Sales Stumbled in June
Real Estate

Arcadia Association of Realtors Says Home Sales Stumbled in June

The median price hit a new high for the second straight month California’s median home price edged higher to another peak in June as year-over-year home sales lost steam for the second straight month, the Arcadia Association of REALTORS® said recently. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted…

Fractured FX’s Justin Raleigh Receives Third Emmy Nomination
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Fractured FX’s Justin Raleigh Receives Third Emmy Nomination

By Sandi Khine Located at the foot of the San Gabriel Valley, Monrovia is a city known for its Old Town on Myrtle Street, Friday night street fairs, quaint restaurants, and a supportive community. Fractured FX, a special effects studio situated in the heart of Monrovia, is a remarkable anomaly among the flashing Hollywood lights…

Karen R. Lawrence Named President of San Marino’s The Huntington
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Karen R. Lawrence Named President of San Marino’s The Huntington

Lawrence, former president of Sarah Lawrence College, will step into the role Sept. 1 Karen R. Lawrence, former president of Sarah Lawrence College, has been named president of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, The Huntington’s Board of Trustees announced today, following an extensive international search. Lawrence, who steps into the role Sept. 1, is…

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