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Monday, March 04, 2019
   Time for Some Financial Spring Cleaning  Spring is here – and for many of us, that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. This year, in addition to tidying up your home, why not try brightening your financial environment? Some of the same moves you make to clean your surroundings may apply to your finances.  Consider these suggestions:       • Get rid of clutter. When you go through your ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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