Friday, April 18, 2014

Improve Your Entrepreneurial Knowledge With These Business Websites

April 8, 2014 by  
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Whether you own your own business or you’re just interested in the ebb and flow of the economy, reading up on business news is helpful for just about every type of person. Though many business publications are dry and difficult to read, these websites present business news in an interesting, accessible manner.

Inc.
With a simple layout and a variety of business-oriented categories, Inc. is a great website for browsing or reading long-form articles. The startup section provides useful tips and tricks for budding entrepreneurs, providing insight from successful business owners and lists of the most successful industries. Whether you’re interested in salaries, leadership skills, or innovative products, Inc. has a little something for everyone.

Fast Company
Fast Company is an online business magazine focused on innovation in technology, economics, leadership, and design. It is written by a group of successful business leaders who provide helpful insight into establishing and running companies both large and small, and it also features the most creative marketing ideas from innovative brands around the world.

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Get Your Morning Coffee Delivered With These Monthly Coffee Subscriptions

March 11, 2014 by  
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What could be better than that daily cup of fresh, hot coffee? How about knowing that you’ll have delicious coffee beans delivered straight to your doorstep? With fun and exciting coffee of the month clubs popping up all over the place, you (and your loved ones) will never run out of coffee again.

Craft Coffee
Craft Coffee is an easy-to-navigate website that offers three unique options for monthly coffee subscriptions. The site’s delicious coffees are all premium beans from top artisan roasters, and they are hand picked by a blind taste-test conducted by industry experts. When you subscribe to either the annual, six-month, or month-to-month Craft Coffee delivery, you’ll receive three four-ounce packages of different type of coffees in the mail every single month.

MistoBox
MistoBox is another monthly coffee subscription service that gives customers the opportunity to sample a variety of different coffees every month. The company’s tight-knit team hunts down the most talented roasters in the country and samples their best blends, and then ships four unique roasts straight to your door in fun packages every month. If you taste a coffee that you particularly love, MistoBox also features an online store that allows you to purchase larger sizes of any coffees featured in the monthly subscriptions.

Happy Presidents’ Day

February 17, 2014 by  
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Remembering the courage and vision of past and present leaders, we honor and share the spirit of Presidents' Day together as a nation.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 14, 2014 by  
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Wishing everyone a day filled with fun and happy memories!

Fast Facts to Help You Learn More About Whole Grains

February 12, 2014 by  
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It can be tempting to overindulge in breads and pastas. But when enjoyed in moderation, grains are an extremely beneficial part of a healthy diet. These tips from the USDA will help to show you which grains are the most nutritious, which are the most fattening, and how much of each type to eat per day.

There are two different types of grains.
Refined grains are grains that have been milled and no longer contain bran or germ, removing things like fiber, iron and many B vitamins. Whole grains still contain these nutrients and are generally healthier for you.

At least half of your daily grains should be whole grains.
These include things like brown rice, oatmeal, quinoa, whole wheat breads and pastas, buckwheat and bulgur.

The daily recommended intake varies.
How much grain you should consume each day depends on things like your age, gender and level of physical activity. To determine your daily intake, visit this chart.

Some foods may look like whole grain, but aren’t.
If a food is labeled “multi-grain," “stone ground," or even “cracked wheat," that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily whole grain. Only purchase foods that are labeled “whole wheat” or “whole grain."

What Foods Are in the Grains Group? [USDA]

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February 5, 2014 by  
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Our New Facebook Sweepstakes Has Started! Enter to Win an iPad Mini!

January 15, 2014 by  
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To enter the Sweepstakes, Like our Facebook Page and then look for the Sweepstakes tab (image shown below) located on our Facebook Page to enter. Sweepstakes ends February 28th, 2014.

For mobile users ONLY, like our Facebook Page, and then click here to enter!

Stay On Top of The Market with These Stock Websites

January 14, 2014 by  
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For the average person, the stock market can be complex and often times confusing. With these handy websites, you can now stay on top of the stock you own and check the state of the market all from the convenience of your own computer or mobile device.

Market Watch
Market Watch is an all-inclusive look into the world of the stock market, with just about everything you need to manage your own personal finances and take a look at the big picture. This site, run by the Wall Street Journal, offers readers investing tips, a map of the market, retirement news, insight into various industries, and much more.

The Street
This digital financial media company spans a number of web and social media channels to give readers the latest news from the investing, finance, and business worlds. The Street’s main goal is to make the financial world more equal through knowledge, and, in turn, to help people from all walks of life grow their wealth.

The Motley Fool
The Motley Fool aims to help the average person become a smarter, more informed investor. Its simple, easy-to-navigate website includes tips on how to invest, a personal profile to manage your own finances, expert commentary on the world of investing, tips on retirement funds and even a store where users can purchase financial services for more personalized assistance.

Meeting at Marlborough School Regarding the Recent Coyote Problems

January 11, 2014 by  
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Councilman Tom LaBonge, would like to invite you to a Meeting regarding the recent Coyote problems in our community. The meeting will be on January 28th, at 6:30 pm, at Marlborough School, 250 S. Rossmore Ave.

Councilman Tom LaBonge and Wildlife Specialist Gregory Randall, of Los Angeles Animal Services, will be updating everyone on what is being done to catch the coyotes and information about how to avoid future incidents.

If you spot the Coyote, please contact (323) 225-9453. If you have to leave a message, please make sure to let them know when and where you spotted the coyote. Also please leave your contact information so they may call you back to follow up.

3 Attractions to See During Your Paris Vacation

December 10, 2013 by  
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Paris, the capital of France, has been called many things from "The City of Love" to "The City of Lights". With so much to see and do, it's easy to see why Paris is such a popular travel destination. When planning your trip, make sure you put these three top attractions on your to-do list. 

Eiffel Tower
This iconic Paris landmark is a sight to see in person. You may have to pay to get to the top, but the views are worth it. Order tickets online to skip the long lines. Visit in the evening to see the tower illuminated by thousands of flickering lights.

The Louvre
You can spend days wandering through the world's largest art museum. You probably don't have that kind of time, but it's still worth checking out this fantastic museum filled with classic works of art, like the Mona Lisa. Plan to spend at least half a day here — a whole day if you're an avid art fan. 

Notre-Dame Cathedral
This impressive building was originally built in 1163. It was made popular by writer Victor Hugo. The surge of popularity from the book inspired renovations to restore the cathedral. Admission is free, but if you'd like to get to the top, you have to pay a small price. 

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