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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. Jacobs purchased Sinclair for approximately AUS$1.3 billion in cash (approximately US $1.2 billion as of the date of this release). The ...



Pasadena-Based National Hispanic Media Coalition, Univision and Televisa Officially Kick-off Diversity Partnership

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC), The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), Univision Communications Inc. (Univision) and Grupo Televisa S.A.B. (Televisa) today officially kick-off a partnership to develop programs designed to increase diversity in media and technology, where Latinos are still underrepresented. The announcement was made at an event in Los Angeles, where ...



Pieology Pizzeria Announces Strategic Investment from Founders of Panda Restaurant Group

Pieology Pizzeria, where pizza lovers go to create artisan-style custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations, is proud to announce its strategic investment from Andrew and Peggy Cherng, the founders of Panda Restaurant Group (PRG), one of America’s largest and most successful family-owned restaurant companies, with close to 1,900 locations globally. “We are humbled by Andrew ...


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CPO Commerce Celebrates its 10-Year Anniversary

CPO, America’s leading online tool retailer, is proud to announce that it is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month. CPO has experienced tremendous growth, adding over 100 respected power tool brands and shipping millions of customer orders since it was founded in 2004. CPO is known for its wide selection of leading brands in the ...



Pasadena Angels Announces Strongest Funding Numbers to Date in 2015

Pasadena Angels (PA) announced today that the group has invested a total of $4.9M in 27 deals in 2015, making it the most successful year in its fifteen year history. The group announced that PA members have invested over $65 million in over 175 companies since its inception. The investments span a wide variety of ...

L.A Technology Ecosystem Predictions from Techxpert Heard in Pasadena Today

It’s no secret that technology is the future but San Francisco seems to get all the hype. Local tech expert, Scott Perry, the founder of L.A Tech Digest and head of Sperry Media shared his insights on Los Angeles’ technology ecosystem and made some predictions on the future of the industry this morning in Old ...



Altadena Chamber of Commerce Names 2015 Citizen and Business of the Year

The Altadena Chamber of Commerce and Civic Association (www.altadenachamber.org) has named its 2015 Citizen and Business of the Year. The Citizen of the Year is Dr. Jane Brackman, President of the Altadena Historical Society and nationally-known scholar on the interaction of dogs and culture. The Business of the Year is Two Dragons Martial Arts, Shelene ...



Pasadena Chamber Board Votes to Oppose Imposition of L.A.-Style Minimum Wage Increase in Pasadena

At its August meeting, the Board of Directors of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, without objection, voted to strongly oppose increasing the minimum wage in Pasadena. Citing two studies performed for the Chamber and a peer-review of that work, Board members, representing small, medium and large businesses in diverse sectors of our local economy, cited ...



Meridian Buys Medical Office Building in Pasadena for $37.5 Million

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 115,000-square-foot medical office complex in Pasadena, California. The sale price was $37.5 million. This purchase represents the largest building acquisition for Meridian and Meridian’s eighth ...



BUSINESS EVENTS, SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS

Monday, July 28, 2014
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Business Growth Workshop: How to Legally Hire, Discipline and Fire Employees

Are you hiring the right employee? Will you have liability for your discipline and termination decisions? These questions that plague most business owners and managers will be covered in a Business Workshop Presentation by Deborah Petito at University Club of Pasadena. Deborah Petito is a shareholder in the l..

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Event Location: University Club of Pasadena
Cost: $25.00



Monday, December 01, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Shared Success Networking Group Monthly Mixer

Everyone is cordially invited to attend the Shared Success Networking Group monthly mixer held the first Monday of each month. Come be ready to mix, mingle, and network with other successful people in the Los Angeles and surrounding areas. The nominal fee will cover an array of tasty appetizers! AKA Bistro of..

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Event Location: a|k|a Bistro
Cost: $5.00



Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m.

ShopTalk Breakfast: The Art of Introductions with Gary Pia (CANCELLED)

Hate networking? Gary will present effective and easy ways to enhance one's business capital by increasing business contacts. A great topic to begin a new year! Enjoy a delicious breakfast, meet fellow Chamber Members, and a few prospective ones too! To RSVP email info@southpasadena.net...

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Event Location: Mike & Anne\'s Restaurant
Cost: $10.00 - $15.00



Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

HireLive Job Fair

HireLive, a national sales, retail and management recruitment and marketing firm that specialize in professional and quality career fairs and open houses will hold Pasadena’s first job fair in 2016 at the Hilton Pasadena. Job Opportunities include: Inside Sales Reps, Outside Sales Reps, Account Executives,..

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Event Location: Hilton Pasadena
Cost: Free



Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Ted Watler: Diving into the Clear Ocean

Take an evening to learn about success and strategy in Pasadena’s very own co-working space. Theodore (Ted) W. Watler, Parchment R&D’s CTO, will host a fireside chat to discuss strategies for designers and non designers working with technologists, developers, engineers and CTOs. Mr. Watler is a named inve..

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Event Location: EpicSpaces
Cost: Free



Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Networking for a Cause

Haydel Biel will host "Networking for a Cause" where 100% of all proceeds will benefit the Pasadena Bad Weather Shelter. Start the New Year by mixing and mingling while developing worthwhile business relationships for the purpose of building your Circle of Influence. Network for a Cause and help make the comm..

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Event Location: Courtyard by Marriott
Cost: $20.00/Minimum donation



Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m.

1st Annual South Pasadena Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

South Pasadena will join nearly 300 California cities who host an annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. Building on South Pasadena's 126-year heritage of small-town charm and vibrant community, the Prayer Breakfast will gather community members from all segments of town, to pause for a brief moment together, "to f..

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Event Location: Oneonta Congregational Church
Cost: $25.00



Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce 2016 First Chamber Mixer

The South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce will hold its First Chamber mixer of the year, hosted by Bristol Farms. Come socialize with your fellow members!..

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Event Location: Bristol Farms South Pasadena
Cost: Call for ticket cost



Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Brown Bag Lunch Workshop "Marketing & Advertising Basics"

The Pasadena Chamber and the Small Business Development Center at Pasadena City College present a Brown Bag Lunch Workshop at the Ice House Comedy Club. Parking is free on the street or available in nearby lots for a fee. Craig Valine, Marketing Consultant to The Ice House will discuss Marketing & Advertising..

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Event Location: The Ice House Comedy Club
Cost: Free



Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Small Businesses Procurement Forum

The City, the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory host the "Procurement Forum" for small businesses at the Pasadena Convention Center. The forum will help introduce small businesses to contractors, City departments and large companies that want to do business with them. The event is..

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Event Location: Pasadena Convention Center
Cost: Free



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