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Lumen Optometric Shines New Light on Eye Health
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Lumen Optometric Shines New Light on Eye Health

By Emily Glory Peters It wasn’t a lifelong fascination with the human eye that prompted Dr. Eric To to go into optometry. It was tutoring underserved kids. “I learned some of my students suffered from vision-related learning disorders. They were thrown into remedial classes or neglected due to poor performance—but after a bit of research,…

Air-Tro, Inc.
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Air-Tro, Inc.

Make Air-Tro your trusted provider for air conditioning, heating, and home air quality. We combine a culture of constant innovation, training and improvement with a tradition of craftsmanship that goes back through four generations of contracting. Located in the San Gabriel Valley of California, Air-Tro takes care of all varieties of customers in Pasadena and…

Stars to Gather for Women’s Empowerment Event in Pasadena
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Stars to Gather for Women’s Empowerment Event in Pasadena

Familiar names and faces celebrate Women, Wealth, Warriors Women, Wealth, Warriors will hold its 10th annual luncheon on April 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lake Avenue Church (393 N. Lake Ave.) in Pasadena. The organization, founded by Tunisia Offray, works to empower women and support women-owned businesses. The luncheon will feature a…

Readers’ Choice 2019 Nomination Period Starts Soon
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Readers’ Choice 2019 Nomination Period Starts Soon

Nominations for Readers’ Choice will open on April 18 Our annual recognition of local businesses, appropriately named Readers’ Choice, is coming later this year and the open digital ballot will be accessible in one week. Readers’ Choice is an annual celebration and reflection of our readers’ selections of favorite businesses in the area. In response…

Uplifting the “Hidden Poor” Alongside Foothill Unity Center
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Uplifting the “Hidden Poor” Alongside Foothill Unity Center

By Emily Glory Peters Nearly 6,000. That’s the number of volunteers who served food, distributed supplies and fostered hope among similar thousands served by local nonprofit Foothill Unity Center last year. It’s an impressive number in light of April, which just happens to be National Volunteer Month—especially considering there’s still room (and need) for more….

Social Media Redefines Communication
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Social Media Redefines Communication

Readers’ Choice 2019 joins social media revolution Within the blink of an eye, social media became the next best way to communicate. It only takes a few seconds to send a message across the country! Anyone who is anyone, including our furry friends, has social media accounts. The evolution of technology developed social media into…

California Renters Qualify for Homeownership But Lack Financial Knowledge to Purchase
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California Renters Qualify for Homeownership But Lack Financial Knowledge to Purchase

While low affordability is the biggest obstacle most renters face in becoming homeowners, 14 percent of California renters can afford to purchase a home but are foregoing homeownership partly because they don’t have the financial knowledge to do so, according to research findings by the California Association of Realtors. Of the nearly 6 million California renters…

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