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Anh Le displays a few of her shop's many tasty treasures.
LA VERNE, October 23, 2017 — According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months. But as sobering as though statistics are, sisters Anh and Khanh Le, owners of NothingBundtCakes in La Verne (and Rancho Cucamonga) won’t be one of those dire statistics. As young children, they […]
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  LA VERNE, California, October 11, 2017 — Have you noticed that La Verne has lately been on a health kick?   Gilead, the pharmaceutical giant and already the second largest employer in La Verne, opened its doors here this year. Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is expected to open a satellite facility here in […]
PASADENA, California, September 29, 2017 — Currently, the U.S. pet food market has a value of about $25 billion a year on its way to about $30 billion by 2022. That’s some 7 million tons of wet food, dry food, snacks, treats and other pet provender produced annually by companies like Nestle, Mars, Blue Buffalo […]
After closing one of the world’s most successful body jewelry manufacturing businesses in December 2015, ending a two-decade run that earned millions of dollars annually and employed 86 people at its peak, Claremont resident Jim Coffman and his career are clearly on the rocks. Now he is in a state of monolithic madness, turning away from […]
Legacy House, a new residential care home for the elderly in La Verne, is so spotlessly clean that some of the arriving residents might think they’ve died and gone to heaven. Over the last year, owners Lynn and Ralph Chalifoux have turned an eyesore into eye-candy. Every inch of the former fixer-upper located at the […]
Michael Cooper can’t help it if his office looks a little cluttered. Lining his jam-packed shelves are tubs, tubes, trays, cartons, bottles, packs, packets, pouches, wraps and scores of other colorful and super high-fidelity, gravure-printed and flexographic containers holding pastes, powders, liquids, gels, and a gazillion consumer products and foodstuffs ranging from noodles to nuts. […]
I’m here today to talk to you about Selling’s 5 Ps: Prospecting, Preparation, Presentation, Persuasion, and Post-Sale The First P: Prospecting How many of you here today know who William Dawes is? I thought so! On April 18, 1775, he jumped on his horse at midnight to warn his fellow colonists that the British were […]
To build your business, you need to not only meet people, but also connect with them. To connect with people (unless you want to halve your audience), steer clear of controversial issues like politics and religion. Why should you avoid two subjects that impassion and fascinate nearly everyone? There’s an easy answer: Because few people […]
The flavors are off the charts: Basil Olive Oil, Rosemary Butterscotch, Strawberry Balsamic, Honey Lavender, Pepper Peach. Twenty-five different flavors in all. Where can you buy these salad dressings? You can’t because the above are all flavors of sweet and savory ice cream served by Artisan Ice Creamologist Leo Neveux at his shop on Melrose […]
Matthew Matsumoto, singer-songwriter and regular performer at Holy Name of Mary Church in San Dimas, Calif., is releasing his debut solo album to the public on Aug. 27,2012. His album, titled “The Great Unknown,” is a collection of original works as well as contemporary Christian covers. Among the tracks are popular hits such as “How […]