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Startup rents out high-end South Asian attire

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Sumaira Nabeel showcases high-end South Asian attire, available to rent for special events at IndusThreads.com.

Friends of Sumaira Nabeel frequently voice wardrobe envy.

The fashionable Los Altos resident hails from Pakistan, and her collection of vibrantly colored, elaborately embroidered apparel highlights her cultural roots. Now she’s opening an expanded closet to the masses.

Don't believe everything you believe

Among all the various cognitive biases that cause human beings to think and act irrationally, one of the more insidious ones is known as “confirmation bias.” Simply put, it means we tend to favor information that supports previously existing beliefs and tend to reject anything that does not.

How much of a problem is confirmation bias when it comes to investing, and how can we recognize and avoid it?

Business Noteworthy

Coldwell Banker names new manager

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage recently named veteran realtor Greg Boudreau manager of its Los Altos office.

Boudreau was a top-producing agent before moving into the management ranks for several top Bay Area residential brokerages.

Golden bows, gatherings shine light on local entrepreneurs

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Stores and offices run by women entrepreneurs will feature golden bows throughout this month.

Los Altos’ newest business community group, Women Entrepreneurs of Los Altos – known simply as WE Los Altos – celebrated the start of Women’s History Month with a kickoff party March 1 at Honcho beer and wine lounge on First Street.

Female business owners received golden bows at the public event to hang outside their shops and offices throughout March.


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