Inside Eden Day Spa & Wellness Center, sisters Stephanie and Darlene glow with health and beauty
Sisters Stephanie Peters and Darlene Ghoreyshi , owners Eden Day Spa & Wellness Center in La Verne, are the whole package when it comes to caring for their clients. “We try to make a valued difference in the lives of everyone we touch,” Stephanie said. When Eden opened 10 years ago, it wasn’t enough for […]
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To those iconic creators like Steve Jobs and (Bill) Hewlett and (David) Packard who started wildly successful businesses out of their garages, add La Verne, Calif.-based interior designer, Joann Lammens. Now more than a quarter-century ago, she started assembling floral arrangements in her garage or on her living room floor. With her toddler daughter, Gina, […]
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