New Piano Bar Launches in Old Pasadena

Published Monday, December 12, 2019 | 5:46 am

A new piano bar and open mic show has launched in Old Pasadena and music lovers and singers are welcome to join the fun, meet new people, have a drink, a bite to eat, sing a few songs and have a few laughs. The vision of Trip Kennedy, the Show Off Show features pianist Greg Glienna and drummer Roger Aldi accompanying vocalists every Monday night at The Rose, 245 E. Green Street, Old Pasadena from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.,…

‘The Power of Hope’ Plays Role in Business World, Says Tournament President Laura Farber at Annual Chamber Breakfast

Friday, December 12, 2019 | 6:00 am

It was an informative and social morning as the Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber was honored at…

Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Clinicians Call for December 16 Strike

Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 5:56 am

Earlier this year, Kaiser Permanente mental health therapists staged a one-day walkout outside their offices at 3280 E…

BUSINESS EVENTS

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

Mandy Shaw Locked In as New CEO at Pasadena-Based Blaze Pizza

Published Tuesday, November 11, 2019 | 2:07 pm

Pasadena-based Blaze Pizza has promoted Amanda Shaw, who has been serving as the brand’s interim CEO since Jim Mizes retired in August, to President and CEO, the company announced Monday.…

Del Frisco’s Grille in Pasadena Will Close Sunday

Published Friday, October 10, 2019 | 1:36 pm

Del Frisco’s Grille is closing its Pasadena location at 55 South Lake Avenue just north of Green Street on Sunday. “It’s never easy to say goodbye, but Del Frisco’s Grille-Pasadena…

Commercial Real Estate

Pasadena’s Alexandria, On a Roll, Buys Second Stanford Research Park Building

Published Tuesday, August 8, 2019 | 6:59 pm

Pasadena-based real estate firm Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc., which focuses on life sciences campuses, has bought another building inside Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto, eight months after it…

Pasadena Tech Center Sells for $30 Million

Published Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 2:09 pm

Graymark Capital Inc. and Eightfold Real Estate Capital have purchased the Eaton Canyon Tech Center, a nearly 219,000-square-foot office campus in Pasadena, for $30 million, a report in the Los…

Business Briefs

Lee & Associates Pasadena Promotes Chris Johnson to Senior Vice President

Published Tuesday, September 9, 2018 | 11:08 am

The Pasadena office of Lee & Associates, the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firm in North America, has announced the promotion of Chris Anderson to Senior Vice President. Mr. Johnson,…

Pasadena’s Art+Logic Announces Winner of First Annual Software Incubator Lab

Published Wednesday, July 7, 2018 | 5:34 pm

Pasadena-based software development firm Art+Logic has announced the winner of their first annual software Incubator Lab, Dr. Scott Hawley, Associate Professor of Physics at Belmont University in Nashville. Dr. Hawley’s…

Business Districts

EPA Office of Science and Technology Awards Tetra Tech a $21 Million Ecological and Human Health Contract

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2019 | 1:22 pm

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Science and Technology (EPA/OST) awarded Tetra Tech a $21 million, single-award contract to support the Agency’s…

Tetra Tech Expands with Cash Purchase of U.K. Firm

Published Monday, May 5, 2019 | 7:05 pm

Pasadena-based environmental consultant Tetra Tech Inc.,has made an all-cash offer to acquire WYG PLC, a United Kingdom-based professional services firm. Tetra tech provides high-end consulting and engineering services. WYG PLC…

Government

Pasadena Unified Misses Interim Budget Target, Overspends by $3.5 Million

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2019 | 6:09 am

[Updated] Pasadena’s Board of Education gets the School District’s interim budget numbers Thursday in a report which reveals spending for the beleaguered District has gone over budget by $3,584,979. One…

IT Chief Will Detail How Pasadena’s Online Operations Dashboard Keeps City Safe and Secure During Rose Parade, Rose Bowl

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2019 | 5:28 am

January 1 isn’t “game day” just for the two teams playing football in the Rose Bowl. It’s one day of the year that City managers in virtually every department need…

The Week Ahead for City Government

Published Wednesday, December 12, 2019 | 1:28 am

  Wednesday, December 11 Arts and Culture Commission Meeting 5:30 P.M. Hearing Room 175 N. Garfield Ave. Meeting Agenda Human Services Commission Meeting 6:00 P.M. Jackie Robinson Community Center 1020…

Los Angeles County’s Mapping Tool Illustrates Homeless/Housing Needs

Published Tuesday, December 12, 2019 | 4:57 pm

Tuesday, Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer Sachi A. Hamai’s office unveiled a mapping tool created to show the locations of the homeless population juxtaposed with the availability of existing…