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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
March 20 - 23, 7pm   
Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 07, 2019
Classic Coffee Launches “Lattes for Laptops” in Partnership with the Glendora Education Foundation How Coffee Will Help Glendora Schools Lead the Way in Technology Education Glendora – Release Date: March 1st, 2019- Classic Coffee launches “Lattes for Laptops”, a year long fundraising campaign in collaboration with the Glendora Education Foundation, that will directly support technology ...read more
Categories: Education, Papers/Research, Community, Fun Facts
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Charter Oak High School Competitive Cheer Team named USA National Champions!This weekend the COHS Competitive Cheer Team were named the USA National Champions after winning the CIF-SS Division 3 Championship.  The Cheer Team went undefeated this year and won both titles.    
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education, Events, General News Article, Chamber, Human Interest
Friday, February 22, 2019
Special March 2019 Election - Measure EIn an effort to maintain the services that the Glendora community has come to expect, on November 27, 2018, the Glendora City Council voted unanimously to call a Special Municipal Election for Tuesday, March 5, 2019, for voters to consider the Measure.  The Measure would enact a 0.75% (¾ cent) transaction and use tax that would generate approximately $3.75 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Legislative, Political
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Today the Glendora Chamber of Commerce & Azusa Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting for Authentic Escrow at their newly renovated but historic office in the City of Azusa. Out front of the building originally built in 1909 stands a monument, pictured below, commemorating the history of the structure and it’s use by early settlers. At today's festivities certificates were presented to ...read more
Categories: Community, Events, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Yesterday, the Metro board approved finalizing negotiations with the Construction Authority to ensure sufficient funding for the base contract for the Glendora to Montclair project to include the Pomona Station, with an option to build to Montclair as part of the same contract if additional funding is secured. With the commitment by Metro, the project has sufficient funding to extend to Pomona, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Economic, Events, Legislative, Political
Thursday, January 31, 2019
On March 5, 2019, Glendora Voters will be asked to consider implementing a transaction and use tax, more commonly referred to as a sales tax. If passed, the Measure will enact a 0.75% (3/4 cent) sales tax increase in the City of Glendora, increasing the rate from 9.5%to 10.25%. The City of Glendora prides itself on prudent fiscal management and providing quality public services that the community ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Political, Economic, Events, Legislative
Friday, November 30, 2018
Sales Tax Proposed to Keep Funds Local Glendora City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to go ahead to put a .75% sales tax increase on the ballet to be voted on by residence in a Special Election in March 2019. This decision was made after much discussion and testimony by City Staff, Council, and residence of Glendora. Glendora City Council’s proposal will keep 100% of the additional ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Legislative, Political, Press Release
Friday, November 30, 2018
You are invited to attend a Public Scoping Meeting hosted by the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss a proposed modification to the possible phasing of construction and operation for the 12.3-mile, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Glendora to Montclair. Public Scoping Meeting Monday, December 10, 2018 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM  La ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Events, General News Article, Legislative, Press Release
Friday, November 02, 2018
Glendora, CA, 1st of November 2018 – The Glendora Chamber of Commerce had the pleasure to help celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of Foothill Funeral & Cremation Service here in Glendora with a ribbon cutting and certificate presentation followed by a mixer. For their 2-year anniversary owners Manny Godoy and Rocky Bautista hosted the multi Chamber Mixer with a Día de Muertos theme including the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Events, Press Release
Friday, October 26, 2018
America’s Christian Credit Union (ACCU) reaffirms its commitment to building stronger families, communities, and futures during its 60th anniversary year as a financial partner for cultural impact. “For 60 years, ACCU, through our mission – to reach, serve, and teach – has been steadfast in our commitment to improve the lives of our members. We strive to set an example as a positive change agent ...read more
Categories: Events, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Charter Oak USD proudly broke ground on the Willow Elementary School new Learning Resource Center (LRC) with the support of Governing Board Members, Superintendent, Citizen Bond Oversight Committee, Glendora City Council Members, School Principal Karen Goss, Director of Facilities Shawn Yocum, school staff and parents. The new LRC is a 4,000 square foot project with ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release, Education, Events, General News Article
Friday, September 21, 2018
The Glendora Tartan Band and Pageantry is preparing for their 2018 Competition Season and we are excited as it commemorates 50 years of Glendora Tartan Band and Pageantry!  So far, the band is practicing and preparing for a winning season in keeping with Tartan tradition.  Each year the students and staff work hard to perfect their performances on the street and on the field.  The Boosters also ...read more
Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest, Education, Fun Facts
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Maryann Marino, Regional Director, Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse presented new Proposition 65 regulations to nearly 40 small business owners at the Glendora Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting.  Proposition 65 is an initiative passed by voters in 1986 called the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act. The law requires posted warnings that chemicals may be present on a premises, or ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Community, Events, Press Release
Thursday, August 23, 2018
The Construction Authority announced today the successful completion of the first of three contracts for the Glendora to Montclair light rail project. Over the past 11 months, W. A. Rasic Construction has been underway relocating and protecting a dozen water and sewer lines that cross the railroad corridor. Rasic, who was awarded the $2.6 million Utility Relocation design-bid-build contract in ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Legislative, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
In the Rotary tradition of helping people locally and globally, 5 Glendora Rotarians traveled to a small school in Mexico recently to test the children's eyesight and provide glasses for those who need them. The project, called the "Focometer program", is chaired by Sheila Gutierrez who is quick to acknowledge that "this is one of the most rewarding projects our club does". The focometer is a ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Knowledgeability is the cornerstone of any leader’s credibility. There are many things a leader can do to earn people’s admiration, ultimately however, genuine knowledgeability is the only characteristic that intrinsically maintains respect for a leader’s position. The moment employees feel or discover that their superiors have limited knowledge, it becomes tempting for said employees either to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Leadership is essentially defined as the act of assuming command, or taking charge, over a group of other people. By this definition, leadership is a duty that inherently depends on interacting with others. This means that having the capacity to build strong interpersonal connections is a skill that directly contributes to the effectiveness of a leader. The more people a leader is responsible ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Marriage is arguably the most important commitment a person can make in their lifetime. Not only does it bind a couple together as partners, it requires each spouse in a marriage to adapt to both predictable and unpredictable circumstances in the long-term. Marriage is often romanticized as a magical union between two individuals. People innocently expect to live happily ever after simply ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The Glendora Woman's Club will celebrate 110 years of service to Glendora and honor the club's past presidents at the club's birthday luncheon meeting on Tuesday, April. Sharing the special day will be a musical program by the Darden Sisters Band. The club day will begin with a social time at 10:30 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 11 a.m. The cater luncheon by Ritz Catering at noontime ...read more
Categories: Events, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts
Friday, March 16, 2018
By Kevin Smithkvsmith@scng.com@sgvnbiz on Twitter The San Gabriel Valley’s employment base grew by 2 percent in 2017, powered primarily by growth in public administration, health services and leisure and hospitality sectors. That was highlighted Thursday at the 2018 San Gabriel Valley Economic Forecast Summit. Held at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Monrovia, the event drew business leaders, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Events, General News Article, Human Interest, Legislative, Papers/Research, Political
Saturday, March 10, 2018
The Four - leaf clover is associated with good luck according to ancient  Irish beliefs. They say it's easy to find a three-leaf clover but rarely do they find it with four leaves. Furthermore, it is believed that the fourth leaf represents or brings luck while the other three represent faith, hope, and love. Again over time, all these claims have been found grossly inconsistent with reality. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Are you prepared for Mardi Gras 2018? Do people around you think much about this event that you cherish? Wouldn't you like to draw their attention to this day of feasting and merrymaking? Or are you planning a feast on fat Tuesday in preparation for the lent season and you want people within your immediate reach to join you in this fun-filled affair? Then let them know about it - creatively. Let ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Events, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Expand Your Reach The power of an online presence for your business or endeavor in the 21st century cannot be overemphasized. The modern age, transactions, interactions, deals, and etcetera, happen as fast as the snap of a finger. Information gives individuals and organizations the edge they need in the fiercely competitive world of business. Your business/endeavor - what you do and how you do it ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
So you decided it is time to consider purchasing a home or moving up to a larger home, what is the first thing you should do?  Get pre-qualified with a lender so that you do not start out looking at homes and you find your dream house and then come to find out you do not qualify for that home!  How disappointed would you be?  The possibility of interest rates increasing over the next few years ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Friday, November 03, 2017
What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day is formerly known as Armistice Day, honoring the end of War World I, which took place on November 11, 1918. On this day, bringing an end between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. While those who died are also remembered, Veterans Day is set aside to thank and honor all of whom have served with honor in the military.PostalAnnex’s Gratitude towards ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Events, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Your Company Needs a Story   You can create opportunities for your business. You can sell the story of your company to targeted clients in ways you are probably unaware of. Startups and small businesses that rely only on customers that come to them, never get a meaningful increase in customer base because the competition out there is “fierce and feisty “. Nevertheless, it's nothing to be ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Sunday, September 10, 2017
We can take care of your office supply needs   Are you about to set up your company and not sure of how to handle office supplies? Or are you already set up but looking to improve productivity or expand operations? Do you know that outsourcing functions like procurement and delivery of office equipment and consumables can save you man hours, money and enhance the productivity of your company? ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Sunday, September 03, 2017
A Little Token Goes a Long WayGive out to gain more Running a business is very competitive. Every business is making a serious effort in order to increase its customer base and make more sales. In order to survive the competition, businesses employ different strategies and various kinds of commercials. One of the ways your business can achieve brand loyalty is to appreciate your customers for ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Are You Unsure About Your New Hire? Background Check Them Via Live Scan/ Ink Fingerprinting It is very important that you conduct background checks on your new hire. In fact, it is advisable that you make it a part of your hiring process. You may be wondering why it is important to perform a background check on your prospective employees before providing them with any offer letter. Through ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
In the digital world, privacy is a misnomerPrivacy has been a hot topic in the age of the Internet. This infrastructure was setup to provide a robust mode of communication and information exchange. But this latest technological breakthrough and advancement was a double edged sword.What it means to be online Interconnecting people and data all over the world left very little room for information ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Corporate Mailbox and Why You Need Them Renting a corporate mailbox is very important for you if you are planning to promote your business in Azusa but you do not have any office within the neighborhood. It is not a good idea to use your home address or P.O.Box as your business mailing address. This is because it belittles your business and makes it to appear unreliable before your prospective ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
We can make America great again by Growing Together   Abraham Lincoln once said "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves".We have never been more divided since the last election. Unknowingly, we have become the victim of our own freedom to choose and the right to express ourselves. Our love for this great ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, Events
Sunday, June 18, 2017
A business center is like a cloud service in the office   Putting up a business entails a considerable amount of capital infusion. If you are starting small, investment priorities come into play. But what if you can outsource some of them and focus the bulk of your investable funds to commodities and manpower?   Have a business idea? We, at PostalAnnex in Asuza, can help you with that. ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Sunday, April 09, 2017
POSTAL ANNEX IN AZUSA CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING  WITH DONATION TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY (Day-Long Event With Raffle, Cartoonist, Food and Giveaways for All) AZUSA, CA – April 10, 2017 – PostalAnnex in Azusa is celebrating its grand opening with a donation to the San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity.   From day 1 in operation, franchise Owners Jinesh and Disha Vora believe in their business ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Events
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
  THE CRAZY DOG LADIES Dog Walking and Pet Sitting is a team of loving, experienced and responsible animal lovers. We provide 30, 45 and 60 minute walks if you need to get your pups out during the day while you are at work!   Our goal is to be your neighborhood pet sitter offering friendly, dependable and professional services to accommodate you and your pets. We are licensed, bonded and ...read more
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Tuesday, January 19, 2016
We provide 30, 45 and 60 minute walks if you need to get your pups out during the day while you are at work!   THE CRAZY DOG LADIES Dog Walking and Pet Sitting is a team of loving, experienced and responsible animal lovers. Our goal is to be your neighborhood pet sitter offering friendly, dependable and professional services to accommodate you and your pets. We are licensed, bonded and insured. ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Fun Facts, Events, Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
THE CRAZY DOG LADIES keep pets exercised and comfortable in their own home while you are away! Now that the holidays are over, we have some long weekends coming up. If you are headed out of town for MLK in January or the Presidents Days in February, call THE CRAZY DOG LADIES for pet sitting!   We also provide 30, 45 and 60 minute walks if you need to get your pups out during the day while you ...read more
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