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An LAX Coastal Blog

Buying Local

July 22, 2016

Farmer’s Markets are fun.

This is fact… and like 90% opinion (because some might disagree), but it’s still a fact.

Back at school, I would visit the Ithaca Farmer’s Market next to Seneca Lake. It was always a delightful (and I [read more...]

What’s a Pokey-man?

July 15, 2016


If you’ve been driving down the street, watching the news, or talked to a friend (maybe even our Creative Director…), you’ve probably heard about the recent Pokémon Go craze that’s taken the nation by storm. There seem to be [read more...]

Welcoming New Leadership

July 14, 2016

The importance of quality leadership is an underlying theme that resides at the foundation of professional success. In order for an organization to succeed, a strong sense of leadership needs to be in effect.

“When good leadership is in place in [read more...]

You Are Cordially Invited

July 1, 2016

Happy First of July and (for our fellow business people) First of the Fiscal Year! We hope that everyone had as strong a year as we did. It’s not easy running a nonprofit but when everyone succeeds, and we [read more...]

A Little Something For Your Tool Belt

June 25, 2016

Didn’t we just post this blog two weeks ago? Yes.

BUT, we had to give it a 2.0 version because we have 3 more amazing resources for our readers you simply cannot pass up.


One app and one human is [read more...]

Business and Bears

June 17, 2016

Gather ‘round kids, its story time!

I was happily browsing my local bookstore when I found this little gem:



Some of you might be thinking “Wait, what?” and others might chuckle (my people!). For those of you who don’t know, I [read more...]

Love What You Do

June 10, 2016

If you have ever visited our beautiful office, you may have seen two framed pieces of art on our walls. They’re thin, tan butcher paper that says “Words To Live By” in the middle. Members of our community would [read more...]

Take This Moment To Self-Reflect

June 3, 2016

Today our blog is short and sweet, as most good things are (like donuts—that our Community Manager Sandra can’t have because she’s trying the Paleo diet for the month of June… No one has been harmed, yet, from her [read more...]

Innovatively Speaking

May 27, 2016

Good things are just over yonder (we hope!).

Your local Chamber recently had the chance to enter the 2016 Chamber Innovation Awards Competition for the first time this fine Friday morning, and we wanted you, our proud members, to share [read more...]

Local Attractions: A Blog for Your Taste Buds

May 20, 2016

It should come as no surprise to anyone walking into our office that Kirby and I love food. Love it. Adore it. Are as passionate about it as we are about our jobs. If one happens to stop by [read more...]