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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Business Spotlight

Business Profile: Ten Thousand Villages

By Gus Herrera Ten Thousand Villages in Pasadena is re-defining gift giving. A non-profit retail store selling “handmade gifts, jewelry, home decor, art and sculpture, textiles, serve-ware, and personal accessories representing the diverse cultures of artisans in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East,”...

Business Profile: A Snail’s Pace

By Gus Herrera When it comes to specialty running shops, A Snail’s Pace sits in a class of its own. The store distinguishes itself from the competition through its Five Step Fit Process, excellent customer service, and unmatched selection. A Snail’s Pace opened in Monrovia...

Business Profile: Jon’s Rugs

By Gus Herrera When you step inside Designer Rugs & Kilims, aka Jon’s Rugs, in Pasadena you are stepping into much more than your typical antique rug store, you are entering an art gallery housing pieces that span hundreds of years of human history from...

Business Profile: 5 Star Film Locations

By J. Shadé Quintanilla 5 Star Film Locations is a full service film location agency that provides production companies with the perfect location for their upcoming movie, music video, commercial and any other project. From beautiful mansions with ocean views, rundown houses to funky...

Business Profile – Eat Feed Love

By J. Shadé Quintanilla Eat Feed Love, a new business based in Southern California and Victoria, Canada, creates an opportunity for their customers to purchase delicious goods while also giving them a chance to help feed the millions of people suffering from hunger worldwide. The...

Business Profile: Beaded Asylum

By J. Shadé Quintanilla A “committed” jewelry business run by mother-daughter duo Barbara Bucy and Colene Kane, Beaded Asylum is an Etsy shop filled with unique handmade beaded jewelry inspired by nature’s simple beauty. The Monrovia-based business started about three years ago after Bucy took...

Business Profile: Regus

By J. Shadé Quintanilla Regus, the world’s largest office space provider, has recently opened a location in Arcadia, creating a special opportunity for business owners in the San Gabriel Valley. With two other locations in Pasadena and many in Southern California, the company has recently...

Business Profile: Monrovia BossBabes Holiday Boutique & Vendor Expo

By J. Shadé Quintanilla Just in time for the holiday season, the Monrovia BossBabes Holiday Boutique & Vender Expo is the perfect opportunity for the community to support local businesses. Organized by Monrovia residents Melanie Ward and Kathleen Thompson, the idea of the term “Monrovia...

Business Profile: PizzaRev

By J. Shadé Quintanilla It is no secret that New York has the reputation for the best pizza, and there is a rumor going around that pizza isn’t the greatest in SoCal. But whoever said that we have the worst pizza has not tried PizzaRev....

Business Profile: La Petite Ecole Française

By J. Shadé Quintanilla La Petite Ecole Française, meaning the little French school, is a small language consulting business that brings a piece of France right to Pasadena. Founded and run by Caroline Busse, the school offers a variety of French grammar, conversational, and total-immersion...
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