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Massage Therapy Helps Beat Stress, Promotes Well Being

Friday, July 13, 2012 | 1:08 pm

Touch is the only language for those times when words are not enough. Babies recognize their mothers through touch, and mothers reassure their infants with their loving touch. According to the American Massage Therapy Association, massage offers benefits inclu... More »


Shared Food Passions Give Birth to Gourmet Store-Restaurant

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 | 12:49 pm

Co-owners Chef Mary Pat Brandmeyer and Marty Davich Life indeed is filled with great possibilities. The Market on Holly, for example, has become one of Pasadena’s noted sources of gourmet foods and specialty retail products. Who would have thought that chef an... More »


Time for Boating, Barbecues and … Insurance?

Saturday, August 27, 2011 | 10:50 am

Jim Johnson It is Labor Day once again. People are heading out to their favorite spots for soaking in the sun and doing their favorite end of summer activities. For Jim Johnson, however, it is also the time for people to check their insurance policies. For exa... More »


Ready To Marry Your Contractor?

Monday, August 22, 2011 | 5:48 am

Jeff Nott with his father, architect Tom Nott, in their South Pasadena offices Working with a contractor is like a marriage – you give them your trust, money and the keys to your house and you expect mutual trust. Trust is absolutely essential for a partners... More »