Pasadena Angels: The Color of Money is Green Tech

Published Friday, February 2, 2017 | 1:01 pm

The Pasadena Angels announced the fourth investment from their PA Fund 1 has placd an additional $100,000 in Repurpose, a Los Angeles-based consumer products company that makes plant based, 100% compostable tableware products. Repurpose is now distributed in over 4,000 stores nationwide including Safeway, Whole Foods, Target, Albertsons, Target, and Wegmans. The Pasadena Angels have previously invested $750,000 in Repurpose. This additional investment from The Fund will allow Repurpose to expand of their product offering in the retail space and…

Pasadena Firm Says Millennials Turn to Rental Payment History Services to Improve Credit Scores

Thursday, February 2, 2017 | 6:40 am

Image From Rent Reports Website Pasadena-based Rent Reporters, a rental history reporting company, says an increasing number of…

International Human Hair Chain Opens New Pasadena Store

Wednesday, February 2, 2017 | 6:36 am

Image From Her Import Website Her Imports, a leading retailer of human hair extensions with stores around the…

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

Northridge Earthquake Anniversary Prompts Reminders for Pasadena Residents

Published Tuesday, January 1, 2017 | 11:21 am

This week marks the 23rd anniversary of the 1994 Northridge earthquake — the magnitude-6.7 shaker that caused widespread damage to freeways, office buildings and homes. The cost to rebuild or…

Keithley Plumbing Receives 2016 Best Businesses of Pasadena Award

Published Monday, December 12, 2016 | 11:13 am

Keithley Plumbing has been selected for the 2016 Best Businesses of Pasadena Award in the Plumbing category by the Best Businesses of Pasadena Award Program. This is the third time…

Commercial Real Estate

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.…

Meridian Buys Medical Office Building in Pasadena for $37.5 Million

Published Thursday, January 1, 2016 | 6:38 pm

Meridian, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that it has closed escrow on the purchase of Cotton Medical Center, a…

Business Briefs

Pasadena Company Purchases Property in United Nations Plaza in New York City

Published Thursday, August 8, 2016 | 1:21 pm

Pasadena-based System Property Development Company has acquired three first-floor retail units and a garage at 866 United Nations Plaza in New York City for $30.1 million, New York real estate…

Passion And Purpose Before Profit, How A Seasoned Businessman Started a Company Based on the Buy-One-Get-One Model

Published Friday, July 7, 2016 | 1:14 pm

JD Hornberger is the man behind the MOCS USA, the Pasadena based online premium men’s apparel company that donates a full set of underwear and socks to homeless people in…

Business Districts

Playhouse District Launched Its ‘Hi Neighbor’ Series to Bring Locals Together In the Name of Good Eats, Good Times and Good Company

Published Wednesday, February 2, 2017 | 6:46 am

The Pasadena Playhouse District Association launched its new social initiative series called “Hi Neighbor” Tuesday night where locals of the District–including residents, business owners and everyone in between–can look forward…

Parsons Wins Engineering Excellence Grand Award

Published Monday, February 2, 2017 | 11:04 am

Parsons is pleased to announce that the corporation has received the 2017 Grand Award in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri (ACEC/MO) for the…

Government

More Buses, Increased Penalties for Violating Tree Protection Ordinance All on Tap Tuesday

Published Monday, February 2, 2017 | 6:27 am

Pasadena’s Municipal Services Committee will deliberate Tuesday, February 28, on three measures that it will likely recommend next month for formal adoption and approval. At its regular meeting Tuesday, the…

City’s Finance Committee Looks at Distributing $1.5 Million in Funding Remaining After Projects’ Completions

Published Monday, February 2, 2017 | 6:23 am

The Pasadena City Council’s Finance/Audit Committee will deliberate Monday on a proposal from the City’s Finance Department to adopt the City of Pasadena Debt Policy, a set of rules that…

Parking Regulations on City Council Agenda for Monday

Published Monday, February 2, 2017 | 6:22 am

The Pasadena City Council is set to pass Monday an ordinance that will update parking regulations in the City, specifically on the operation of parking meters. The ordinance, which goes…

Popular Co-op Nursery School Battles Caltrans to Remain In Its Home of 31 Years

Published Monday, February 2, 2017 | 6:19 am

A popular Pasadena nursery school is locked in a battle with Caltrans over the house it has leased from them since 1985, following recent reports of the discovery of lead-based…