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Career Corner: Best Places to Work in 2018
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Career Corner: Best Places to Work in 2018

By Angela Copeland For the tenth year, Glassdoor.com has released their Employees’ Choice Awards. For 2018, they’ve expanded the list of best companies from 50 to 100. Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman explained, “We know today’s job seekers are more informed than ever about where they go to work, researching everything from company culture to career…

Monrovia Old Town Report (12/14/17)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (12/14/17)

Pam Fitzpatrick ‘Tis the Season in Old Town Monrovia; the streets are decorated, carolers are roaming through town, and the Thursday evening and Sunday afternoon horse-drawn carriage rides are a big hit, as always.  But I’m a bit sad:  we’ve lost another two retailers (Empire Bikes in the 600 block of S. Myrtle, and Saga…

PEEPS & PURRTY!
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PEEPS & PURRTY!

These cuties, just age 3 months, are sibling besties, and are fun-loving and just the sweetest duo! Typical kittens, they will play and wrestle, yet are always up for some cuddles! Peeps, the adorable tabby, has a cute spotted belly. He is a social little fellow, very playful, with a great sense of humor and…

Are You Talking Yourself Out of Saving for Retirement?
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Are You Talking Yourself Out of Saving for Retirement?

By Jean D. Koehler Saving for – and even thinking about – retirement can be overwhelming. While it’s natural to worry about your financial future, be careful not to let preconceived notions prevent you from actively saving for tomorrow. If you find yourself having one of the following doubts, consider reframing your thinking. A shift…

WHATA FACE!
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WHATA FACE!

Will ya look at that cute face?? He’s MIGHTY MONTANA, AGE 3, adorable tuxedo boy. He likes to play and will allow little pets on his head, but does not like to be touched on his back end.  One theory is that he was once a house cat, or maybe abused and somehow ended up…

Career Corner: Making the Most of Holiday Parties
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Career Corner: Making the Most of Holiday Parties

By Angela Copeland We’ve all been there. There’s a company holiday party you’d rather not attend – or maybe your next door neighbors are throwing an event that you just can’t avoid. Whatever the occasion, these parties can be draining during the holidays. This is especially true for those of us who are introverts, or…

Monrovia Old Town Report (12/7/17)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (12/7/17)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Last weekend a young man, a father, lost his life in our town. It was a tragedy beyond measure, and yet Old Town Monrovia remains one of the safest community gathering places anywhere. With love and support for all in need, we continue: the stores are open, Gem City Grill is open,…

Career Corner: The Importance of Thanks
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Career Corner: The Importance of Thanks

By Angela Copeland The holidays are here again. Along with the turkey, stuffing, and loved ones, there’s more to consider. This season is a time of giving thanks. One of the topics I’m often asked to speak about is personal branding. And, part of your personal brand comes across in the way that you say…

Super Siblings!
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Super Siblings!

  Are these cuties or what? BUDDY & VIOLET, age 4 months, are tuxedo twins! Violet has the pointed white blaze, and Buddy’s blaze is more squared. They are both social and being fostered together, so would be nice if they were adopted together. Adoption fee is $100 for both, which includes spay, microchip, exam &…

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