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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
For many years, employees of companies that offered 401(k) plans only faced a couple of key decisions – how much to contribute and how to allocate their dollars among the various investment options in their plan. But in recent years, a third choice has emerged: the traditional versus Roth 401(k). Which is right for you? To begin with, you need to understand the key difference between the two 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 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 more
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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 more
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Monday, September 24, 2018
On September 22, 2018 at the Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS, Brad Jensen the Director of Public Policy at the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership presented the 12 upcoming Propositions voters will be voting on in November. Mr. Jensen went through each Proposition and answered questions throughout the presentation. The presentation went in order with the exception of Prop 10 & 6 which more
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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 more
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
An email update from Habib F. Balian, Chief Executive Officer, Foothill Gold Line:Today, the Construction Authority reached a major milestone on the Glendora to Montclair project. The four shortlisted teams competing for the Alignment Design-Build Contract submitted proposals in response to tens of thousands of pages of engineering and project information provided to each team over the last more
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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 more
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
America’s Christian Credit Union (ACCU) is proud to announce the six culture-shaping and Kingdom-impacting students who will receive educational assistance from ACCU as the result of their successful applications to the credit union’s 2018 Scholarship Award program.  This year’s scholarship prompt celebrated the credit union’s “60 Strong” anniversary by asking students to share where and how they more
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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 more
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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 more
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Monday, March 19, 2018
Ultra-Low NOx residential natural gas furnace reduces emissions by 65 percent and was among first to comply with SCAQMD Rule 1111 standardsLOS ANGELES, March 19, 2018 – Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the company will participate in the testing of a new residential natural gas furnace that reduces emissions by 65 percent and is one of several low emission models that now more
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Friday, March 16, 2018
By Kevin 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, 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 more
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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 more
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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Are you considering a fundraising for less privileged kids this Halloween? Do you know you can organize your own fundraising event under the aegis of UNICEF? Sure you can. UNICEF is out to ensure disadvantaged kids have their rights protected, get a basic education, access to clean water, and generally handle child right issues. You can be a part of this cause and make a difference this more
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Sunday, October 08, 2017
As an aspiring author, it can be very rewarding and fulfilling (thrilling too) to see your book come out in hard copy print. It looks real then and it’s like “wow!” “Finally!” At PostalAnnex of Azusa, we are in business to make your dream a reality!   3 Reasons Why You Should Print a Sample of your book in Hard Copy   Editing It is easier to pay attention to details when proofreading more
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Monday, August 28, 2017
Back to SchoolThe thought of going to a boarding school, a college or a university can be overwhelming. It is something that brings up mixed feelings of happiness and despair both for parents sending their children to school and students who have just entered high schools, college or universities. Parents are happy that sooner or later they will achieve their dream of providing quality education more
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Thursday, April 13, 2017
How to easily sort your personal and business mails and get a peace of mind When you're dead tired After a long and exhausting day at work, you finally arrived home with a splitting headache only to find out that the mailman had just shoved a big stack of mails into your doorstep. Do you really want to sift through all of them and look for "a day at school" letter that your granddaughter sent more
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
How to be creative on Easter Sunday Egg hunting is a magnet for kids. The feeling of finding colorful eggs is simply irresistible to them just like we used to back in the days. If you want to drive your kid's competitive spirit, you can never go wrong with it.However, if you really wanna get creative on this day without losing all the fun and laughter, you can turn this event into a charity, more
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Prankster alert: April fools Everything is funny as long as it's happening to somebody else.                                                                                                   - Will RogersWill Rogers must have been thinking of pranks all along when he coined these words. We have seen it in a lot of YouTube videos and we cannot deny the fact that a lot of them were pretty 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 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 more
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