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Hello, readers, and welcome back to another rousing week of Business Briefcase! This time on our agenda, we have plenty of burgers and brews to go around, as a new local establishment opened this year and has been steadily garnering popularity among residents and passersby alike.

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Hello, readers! Welcome back to Business Briefcase. This week is a good one for those of you looking to get out into the community and spread the word of your business — or maybe even learn about all the others.

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Hello, readers! On tap this week are a new location for a school that provides extra opportunities for high schoolers, a large donation by a local Glendale organization and a way for all the businesses in the West Valley to partner and spread the word about what they offer. But with much to …

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Glendale Community College, part of the Maricopa County Community College District, recently launched a program that provides a pathway to a fully fund college degrees for employees of local businesses.

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Hello, readers! Welcome back. After a week-long lapse, today is the day Business Briefcase returns.

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In the last 10 years, incidents of skin cancer have gone up by more than 50% nationwide — which means Dr. James Kelly is a pretty busy physician.

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Wendy and Pat Crain lived in San Diego for 30 years, managing Belmont Park, a historic amusement park in Mission Bay. When they retired, they wanted to do something more. 

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With temperatures rising in Arizona, air conditioners are running nonstop. This can pull serious electricity, sending bills soaring. As a result, everyone looks for ways to keep cool without spending a fortune

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Hello, readers! Welcome back to Business Briefcase, the column for all your West Valley business needs. From new businesses to construction, acquisitions, networking and even closings, there’s always something going on in Glendale.

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Todd Graves, founder and CEO of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, is one of the top CEOs in the country, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the top CEOs in 2019.

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Hello, readers! Welcome back to Business Briefcase. This week is jam packed with plenty of goodies around the West Valley, so keep on reading to hear what’s new!

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Tucked into downtown Mesa, behind a nondescript wooden door, sits an oasis once shared by the likes of Drake, DJ Khaled, Mike Posner and Jimmy Eat World. 

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Hello, readers! Welcome back to Business Briefcase.

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Hello, readers! Now that we’re in the summer months, you know what that means! School is out and temperatures are rising, but as always, business is booming in Glendale. And the first on today’s agenda will help combat a bit of this summer heat we’re facing. Let’s get into it!

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Hello, readers! And welcome back to the Briefcase, where we discuss all the hot new business openings, closings, construction and development, renovations, networking and more. This week’s column will focus on the “networking and more,” as a business with a local tie is working to benefit ki…

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Hello, readers! Today’s column is rather timely as, coming off the heels of Phoenix Fan Fusion, there are several comic-related businesses undergoing changes in Glendale. Here they are!

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Good day, readers! Do you remember Memory Lane Trinkets and Treasures, which I mentioned back in April?

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Family-owned Barro’s Pizza and Pepsi are teaming up for the fourth year this June to raise money for those affected by pediatric cancer. 

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 Every Saturday, EJ’s Auction and Appraisal is bustling with bidders who purchase estate items live at the full-service Glendale auction house or online.

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Have no fear; Carl’s Jr. is here — to stay, that is.

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Hello, readers! Let’s get into another week of Business Briefcase.

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Brooke Sexton has been around martial arts her entire life. Her father worked at the Glendale/Peoria YMCA program in 1997, and now Sexton is focused on something she can call her own: Destiny Martial Arts Academy.

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Hello, readers! This week, I only have a few items to discuss, but there is much information. I’ll waste no time getting into today’s items, which include the sale of a multi-tenant building, a local businesswoman who was recognized for all her hard work and an event for individuals looking …

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Cleaning…decluttering…some people dread it. It’s not surprising that a recent study published in “Current Psychology” found a substantial link between procrastination and clutter problems in all age groups.

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Hello, readers! This one’s sure to get off to a strong start. In fact, I have an update on something I may have left you hanging on a few weeks back.

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Hello, readers! Today has quite the interesting array of briefs, as a Glendale legend is back – in a new way. Beyond that, I will touch back on one of the items from last week’s agenda. And then I have a few networking-centric events you may want to check out. So, let’s get into it! Here’s t…

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Students at the Delta High School FFA Chapter in Muncie, Indiana, are continuously looking for opportunities to develop their agricultural knowledge through hands-on learning. As a youth organization, this FFA chapter and the more than 8,630 others across the country work tirelessly to grow …

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Chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, lung disease, cancer, diabetes and asthma are among the most common and costly health problems in Arizona.

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Hello, readers! And welcome back to Business Briefcase. Again, I will waste no time getting into today’s column. Rather than grand openings, today I will bring to you news of a community business that is expanding elsewhere in the West Valley, a new person overseeing a business’ West Valley …

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Hello, readers! One could say today’s column has quite the details, as there is much to discuss. I recently received a tip that a new shop with plenty of “trinkets and treasures” is coming to Historic Downtown Glendale. And the story behind it is quite inspirational.

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The Western Maricopa Coalition (WESTMARC) has named Avondale Councilman Mike Pineda as its newest board member.

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Local indie record label Fervor Records will hold a music business summit from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown Street.

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Hello, readers! And welcome back to the Briefcase. This is quite the food-centric one, as I have a variety of restaurants to discuss for a variety of taste palates. Whether you like fast food or good comfort food, we have you covered. But let’s start with a shout out to the vegans out there.…

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A tech startup is now available in Glendale and much of the state as it looks to shake up the real estate market.

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Talk to anyone involved with a nonprofit organization and it doesn’t take long to feel their passion.

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Hello, readers! Welcome back to Business Briefcase. It’s time to get Briefed!

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Cadence Living, Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers and other community and business leaders will host the grand opening celebration of Inspira Arrowhead, Cadence Living’s first senior lifestyle community in Arizona, from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 28.

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Hello, readers! And welcome back to the column with all the great new businesses. We’re already three months into 2019 and already there have been so many openings. Just look back at any of our previous briefings.

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Hello, readers! I know I always say this, but believe me – today is a good one to live here in the Valley, but an even better one to be in Glendale.

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Hello, readers! Welcome back to Business Briefcase! I’m glad to be back with the second week of the column where we discuss all the great happenings in the city, from construction to new or closed businesses, as well as business-centric events that serve networking purposes.

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Karen White Hess has clients who have been patronizing her since she was learning her craft in beauty school. A hairdresser for 42 years, Hess will say goodbye to Michelle’s Beautique, where she has worked for six years and through its move from 51st to 59th avenues, both locations on Peoria…