C.W. Driver Companies Appoints Seasoned Executive Carl Lowman as Chief Financial Officer

Published Monday, November 11, 2017 | 10:58 am

Carl Lowman C.W. Driver Companies, a premier builder providing general contracting, construction management and design-build services to the Western United States, taps Carl Lowman as chief financial officer, the company announced today. In this role, Lowman will leverage his robust accounting and finance background with global engineering, consulting and construction services firms to enhance C.W. Driver’s profitability and establish a solid foundation for future company growth. “It’s a pleasure to bring Lowman on board to the C.W. Driver Companies family…

Pasadena Court Victory for Johnson & Johnson in $24 Million Talc Cancer Case

A jury at the Pasadena Courthouse handed a major win to Johnson & Johnson, the medical, pharmaceutical and…

Pasadena Creates Third Largest Number of Jobs in Los Angeles County from September to October of 2017

Pasadena generated the third largest number of new jobs in Los Angeles County between September and October 2017,…

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

Community Bank Reports Record Earnings, Record Levels of Loans and Deposits

Published Friday, October 10, 2017 | 2:36 pm

Community Bank (OTC:CYHT), founded in 1945, is an independent Southern California regional community bank, with assets of $3.7 billion, and headquartered in Pasadena with 16 business centers. Financial highlights: •…

Pasadena Company Announces ‘World’s Most Elegantly Simple Desktop 3D Printer’

Published Monday, October 10, 2017 | 7:10 pm

Pasadena-based New Matter Inc., a leading desktop 3D printing company, said it has released its second generation of its MOD-t 3D printer. Three years ago, New Matter revolutionized the 3D…

Commercial Real Estate

Pasadena Contractor for $140 million Newport Beach Civic Center Agrees to Reimburse City $365,000

Published Monday, October 10, 2017 | 7:20 pm

A Pasadena-based contractor C.W. Driver has reportedly agreed to reimburse Newport Beach the amount of $365,000 after an audit revealed the company had overbilled the city for construction of the…

Stream Realty Partners Awarded Exclusive Leasing and Management of 199 South Los Robles

Published Thursday, September 9, 2017 | 3:52 pm

Laurus Corporation, a private real estate investment and development firm, recently awarded the exclusive leasing and management of 199 South Los Robles, a Class A, office building in Pasadena, to…

Business Briefs

Hub International Acquires Assets of California-Based East West Insurance Services, Inc.

Published Monday, August 8, 2017 | 6:06 pm

Hub International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage based in Chicago, says it has acquired the assets of Pasadena-based East West Insurance Services Inc. Hub did not disclose terms of…

Matthew Drummond Joins Bolton & Company as Assistant Vice President

Published Thursday, July 7, 2017 | 1:40 pm

Bolton & Company, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokers, announced today that Matthew Drummond has joined as Assistant Vice President with the firm’s Property & Casualty Department.…

Business Districts

Legal Investigation of Pasadena’s General Finance Corporation Announced

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2017 | 6:24 pm

A New York-based law firm has announced it is investigating possible wrongdoing on the part of the board of directors of General Finance Corporation in Pasadena. In a statement Monday,…

Former IBM Watson Health Sales Exec Bill Hutchins Joins Pasadena-based Deep 6 AI

Published Monday, October 10, 2017 | 6:47 pm

Former IBM Watson Health sales executive, Bill Hutchins, is joining Pasadena-based Deep 6 AI to focus on the rapid expansion of its clinical trial patient recruitment platform across hospitals, pharmaceutical…

Government

Thanksgiving 2017 Holiday Closures in Pasadena

Published Thursday, November 11, 2017 | 1:50 am

Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving…

Pasadena District One Councilmember Tyron Hampton Issues Thanksgiving Greetings

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2017 | 10:32 am

In anticipation of Thursday’s Thanksgiving Day holiday, Pasadena Councilmember Tyron Hampton issued the following greetings to the City: Dear Residents and Friends, Every year at this time we celebrate Thanksgiving…

County Approves Plan to Extend Winter Shelter Program

Published Tuesday, November 11, 2017 | 4:53 pm

The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger, who represents the Pasadena area, and Hilda L. Solis to extend the county’s Winter Shelter Program by an additional month —…

City Announces Festive Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at City Hall

Published Monday, November 11, 2017 | 2:17 pm

“Ho-Ho-Go!” and deck City Hall with Holiday Good Cheer by joining Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek for a City Holiday Tradition: the Mayor’s Annual Tree Lighting Celebration, scheduled for 5 to…