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Lifelong learner gets to the point

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Panakos Acupuncture Clinic owner Carissa Cheung uses traditional Chinese medicine to help clients recover and maintain good health.

As a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, Carissa Cheung has two objectives: educating and healing.

“In addition to introducing Chinese medicine to a wider group of people, I want to improve people’s quality of life,” said the owner of Panakos Acupuncture Clinic, 851 Fremont Ave., Suite 114. “I truly believe that under normal circumstances, we should not need to suffer chronic discomfort.”

Rally proves unimpressive

By Friday’s close, the Dow Jones industrial average jumped 367 points, or 2.2 percent, to 17,006, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 52 points, or 2.7 percent. Events have steered the market in a positive direction.


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12101 Edgecliff Place, Oshana Trust to Sikka Trust for $3,100,000

1321 Harwalt Drive, Wienberg Trust to Acharya Trust for $2,300,000

Cybercriminals target transactions

Small real estate businesses, agents and their clients are increasingly becoming targets of cyber scammers.

Darity Wesley, founder of the Lotus Law Center, said hackers are seeking personal identifiable information, such as credit card or bank account information, login credentials, employment details, a physical address, an email address, a phone number or a Social Security number.

Sugarbaby returns to the sweet ol' days

Photos by Alicia Castro/Town Crier
The newly opened Sugarbaby Sweetshoppe stocks traditional offerings like jellybeans and lollipops, as well as more exotic fare such as vegan tarts, locally produced truffles and imported chocolates.

Darren Howze’s credo, posted above the entrance to his family’s new store, sums up his overarching message: “It’s a beautiful day to be sweet.”

The affable Los Altos resident and his wife, Colleen, opened Sugarbaby Sweetshoppe at 325 State St. during downtown’s First Friday festivities in February.

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