Pasadena-Based Brazilian Diamond and Gold Mining Company Shows Off Its First Modular Recovery Plant

Published Thursday, March 3, 2017 | 4:54 am

Pasadena-based Brazil Minerals, Inc. (BMIX) has released a video showing its first diamond and gold modular recovery plant in Brazil, 6,000 miles away, in operation. The plant was paid for by Brazil Minerals’ subsidiary, Jupiter Gold Corporation, and is solely operated by BMIX. The company retains 100 percent of the diamonds recovered and 50 percent of the gold. The other 50 percent of the gold is for Jupiter Gold’s account. Under standard U.S. GAAP consolidation of financial results for subsidiaries,…

Pasadena’s Parsons Awarded Major California Water Reclamation Facility Upgrade, Expansion Project

Monday, March 3, 2017 | 11:02 am

Parsons has been selected to provide design, environmental, permitting, and construction management support services for the upgrade and…

Is Amazon Planning Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore in Old Pasadena?

Amazon, the Seattle-based e-commerce retailer, is reportedly eyeing Old Pasadena as a top location for one of its…

Pasadena-Based Jacobs Completes Merger Transaction with Australian Company

Pasadena-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced on Thursday that it has completed its merger transaction with Sinclair Knight Merz, a 6,900-person professional services firm headquartered in Australia, in accord with the previously announced terms.

Retail

From Typewriters to Futuristic Office Machines, Adapting with the Times Helped One Family Run Company Stay in Business for over a Century

Published Wednesday, March 3, 2017 | 8:30 am

The side of Anderson Typewriter Company, in the 1960s. with Elmer Anderson, the founder and his son Don Anderson You may have seen the Anderson Typewriter Company building that revels…

Old Pasadena’s Jamba Juice Innovation Bar Shuttered, Location Closes Its Doors for Good

Published Tuesday, February 2, 2017 | 3:03 pm

The ambitious Innovation Bar by Jamba Juice that opened last July and served as a research lab for employees to experiment with new food and beverage concepts and receive real-time…

Commercial Real Estate

Ameron Center in Pasadena Sold to Entity with Ties to Local Developer

Published Tuesday, August 8, 2016 | 12:05 pm

A developer with Pasadena and local area projects to his name is affiliated with an entity that just purchased Pasadena’s Ameron Center. Real estate magazine The Real Deal said Patrick…

Pasadena-based Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. to Present at Cowen and Company 36th Annual Health Care Conference

Published Monday, February 2, 2016 | 12:07 pm

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), a real estate investment trust uniquely focused on world-class collaborative science and technology campuses in urban innovation clusters, announced today that Thomas J.…

Business Briefs

More Certainty in a Clinton Presidency than a Trump Presidency, Says Pasadena-based Investment Advisor

Published Tuesday, November 11, 2016 | 2:53 pm

With a Trump victory, investments could drop solely due to uncertainty, because the consensus is that investors believe there is more known about a Clinton presidency, than a Trump presidency.…

Olympus Towing in Pasadena Announces Two New Towing Services

Published Thursday, August 8, 2016 | 2:46 pm

Olympus Towing in Pasadena has announced two new towing services it is offering: accident removal service and car lockout service. Each of these new services is now offered permanently to…

Business Districts

T&M Associates Expands National Presence with Opening of Pasadena Office

Published Monday, March 3, 2017 | 12:52 pm

L-R: Ihsan Al-Fayyomi, Senior VP and Environmental Services Business Unit Leader, Gary Dahms, President and CEO and Ryan Garner VP and Regional Client Service Manager Ryan Garner, VP and Regional…

Playhouse District Association Announces It Has Selected Block by Block for Cleanliness, Safety Programs

Published Wednesday, March 3, 2017 | 8:22 am

The Playhouse District Association has announced it has selected Block by Block to support both the cleanliness and safety programs of the Playhouse District area. Working seven days a week, the expanded…

Government

Senator Anthony J. Portantino Recognizes 10 Women of the Year from SD 25

Published Tuesday, March 3, 2017 | 11:46 am

On Sunday, March 26, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) had the privilege of honoring ten exemplary women from Senate District 25 in the courtyard of Pasadena…

Short of ‘Sanctuary’ Status, Pasadena Passes Resolution on City Immigration Policy

Published Tuesday, March 3, 2017 | 5:04 am

Following more than two hours of public comment and compelling, sometimes painful, testimony from Pasadena residents, many of whom described “living in fear,” the Pasadena City Council unanimously passed an…

Pasadena Department of Transportation Wants to Keep Heading in the Right Direction, Needs Your Input

Published Monday, March 3, 2017 | 4:43 pm

Pasadenans are being both invited and encouraged to recommend improvements to the City’s public transit services as the Pasadena Department of Transportation conducts surveys and holds public workshops to gather…

Pasadena Unified School Board Will Meet This Thursday

Published Monday, March 3, 2017 | 4:48 am

The Board of Education of the Pasadena Unified School District is set to approve next week PUSD’s Tentative Agreements with the members of the California School Employees Association covering working…