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It’s Time to Ready, Sweat, Go
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It’s Time to Ready, Sweat, Go

By Emily G. Peters Physical fitness isn’t just about what your muscles and bones can sustain. It’s mental game, and one that owner Vanessa Sandoval at Ready Sweat Go Pilates studio is helping others master. “What I loved about Pilates was how it made me feel,” said Sandoval, who was introduced to the practice by…

Rosita’s Studio Brings Art to Your Doorstep
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Rosita’s Studio Brings Art to Your Doorstep

By Emily G. Peters Owner of Rosita’s Studio, Ellie Rae Hoffman’s first memories of art revolve around her grandmother, for whom her traveling art studio is named. “My grandma was a ceramicist and a sculptor,” said Hoffman, who created Rosita’s Studio in 2017. “I have very fond memories of sculpting, drawing, and painting with her…

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Meet the New Owner of Arcadia’s Matt Denny’s Ale House Restaurant

By The Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association For this week’s column, the Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association sat down with Long Nguyen, the new owner of Matt Denny’s, for a business profile to find out more about him and what motivated him to purchase one of Arcadia’s favorite restaurants. What made you interested in owning a restaurant…

Lavender and Honey Espresso Bar
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Lavender and Honey Espresso Bar

  By Emily G. Peters It’s early morning at Lavender and Honey Espresso Bar, but the place is already buzzing. A steady queue of Pasadena locals stream in for their caffeine fix, sipping on everything from cold brew espresso to Earl Grey lattes. Here, you’re just as likely to see a dressed-down family-on-the-go as you…

CalChamber Releases New Employment Laws for Businesses in 2017
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CalChamber Releases New Employment Laws for Businesses in 2017

  The California Chamber of Commerce recently released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2017 or earlier that will have an impact on businesses in California. Employers need to be aware of significant changes in key areas, such as the state minimum wage. Other new laws make small changes to different parts of…

Business Profile: Law Offices of Marc G. Garlett
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Business Profile: Law Offices of Marc G. Garlett

  Leaving a Legacy of Love: Garlett Law By Emily G. Peters When Sierra Madre attorney Marc Garlett launched his legal career, he thought he’d find fulfillment in what he described as the “all-out pitched battle” of litigation. And though the firm he established was successful, the contention and negativity took a heavy toll. With…

Arcadia in the Running for Most Business Friendly City
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Arcadia in the Running for Most Business Friendly City

  By Katta Hules Arcadia was a finalist for the Most Business Friendly City Award from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) this year. Though the city did not win, Assistant City Manager/ Development Services Director Jason Kruckeberg says, “Recognition as a finalist from the LAEDC is tangible proof that a city is…