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Twelve Finalists for ‘Next MacGyver’ Competition Include Los Angeles Screenwriter, Director, Producer Miranda Sajdak
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Twelve Finalists for ‘Next MacGyver’ Competition Include Los Angeles Screenwriter, Director, Producer Miranda Sajdak

By Joyce Peng According to a recent research by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, 19 percent of bachelor’s degrees in engineering went to women in 2014, which was a 1 percent drop from 2004’s percentage. With this low percentage, what can be done to encourage more women and girls to enter the engineering field?…

Speaker John Boehner Just Doesn’t Get it
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Speaker John Boehner Just Doesn’t Get it

Last week we showed you a photo of Arcadia’s efforts to reduce water usage and the speaker of the house has decided, in his infinite wisdom, to shed ‘Republican light’ on the drought. Speaker John Boehner posted this on his Facebook page: “If ever there was a phrase that perfectly encapsulates liberal environmentalists’ backwards priorities…

Business Profile: Contessa Italian Home Collection
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Business Profile: Contessa Italian Home Collection

By Amelia Favela Contessa Italian Home Collection, also known as Contessa Collection, is a home décor and gift shop that carries keepsakes imported directly from Italy. Maria Luisa, who is from Florence, Italy, founded the shop in 1998 in the Pasadena Burlington Arcade with the intentions of bringing a piece of her hometown to America….

Real Estate

Improving Economy and Job Growth Draw Buyers Back to Housing Market

The Arcadia Association of REALTORS® reports that an improving economy and job market over the past year, home buyers have started forming households again, and buyers who previously experienced a foreclosure or short sale are back in the housing market, according to the “2015 Survey of California Home Buyers” conducted by the California Association of…

Vintage Treasures & Antiques Arcadia
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Vintage Treasures & Antiques Arcadia

Young, Creative Business Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary Owned and operated by exceedingly enthusiastic mother/daughter team Jeanette C. Beraha and Raquel McLaughlin, Vintage Treasures & Antiques Arcadia is about to celebrate its first anniversary with a New Business award from Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. Vintage Treasures & Antiques Arcadia, which opened in May 2014, is heavily involved…

Business Profile: B Nutritious
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Business Profile: B Nutritious

By Amelia Favela B Nutritious is a healthy meal prep service and restaurant that offers delivery, take-out, and catering. Brian Nguyen founded the business in 2014 as an online delivery service until opening his first restaurant location in his hometown El Monte in early 2015. Customers can find a variety of choices on the B…

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Living Trust vs. Probate

By Tony Tyre   I always like to ensure that my clients understand the following benefits of having a trust verses going through probate court to transfer a deceased person’s assets. In my opinion, there are three main benefits: Cost Trust: A typical trust package drafted by an attorney costs somewhere around $2,000. Although this…

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