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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 ...



Parsons Supports City of Los Angeles’ Hire LA’s Youth Summer Program

Parsons announced that its participation in the City of Los Angeles’ HIRE LA’s Youth summer program recently drew to a successful close. Through the program, which is spearheaded by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Parsons employed eight interns who are pursuing college degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). For five weeks, the interns ...



Douglas Auto Body & Paint Earns Official Certification and Prestigious Top Automaker Recognition

Douglas Auto Body & Paint has been officially certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and facility necessary to repair the participating Automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications In achieving their certification, Douglas Auto Body & Paint is now an integral part of the ...


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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 ...



City Committee Considers How to Move Forward with $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage Ordinance Proposal

During a special meeting on Thursday about how to proceed with consideration of Pasadena city ordinance to raise the minimum wage, the City Council’s Economic Development and Technology committee a number of comments from residents who say they can barely scrape by everyday with the current $9 per hour minimum mandated by the state. Most ...

Chamber of Commerce Hits Back at Minimum Wage Increase, Advocates to Rally Before Key Committee Meeting Tonight

In the wake of the Pasadena Chamber taking a strong position against a Pasadena minimum wage increase proposed by advocates to mirror the measures enacted by nearby Los Angeles, the city’s Economic Development and Technology Committee is expected to convene tonight at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers to determine how to move forward ...



Parsons Wins Strategic Missile Defense Agency Contract

Parsons has announced that it was awarded the Systems Engineering task order (TO) under the Missile Defense Agency Engineering and Support Services (MiDAESS) contract. This TO provides engineering and integration support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in developing and deploying a highly integrated and effective Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) capability to defend the ...



Pasadena Chamber Celebrates Inauguration of Thomas Daly as Incoming Chair of the Board

200 guests celebrated the inauguration of Thomas Daly of Christie, Parker and Hale, LLP, as Chair of the Board of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce for 2015-16. Mr. Daly has served on the Board for the past five years, including service as Secretary of the Board. He is also an active participant in the Chamber’s ...



Landmark 225 East Colorado Building Sold to Los Angeles Firm

Barker Pacific Group (BPG) has entered into a joint venture with LNG Management (LNG), an asset management firm based in Los Angeles, to acquire 225 East Colorado, a seven-story, 50,000 square foot historic building located on the corner of East Colorado Boulevard and Marengo Avenue in Pasadena. Bank of America provided financing on the deal. ...



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



Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m.

ShopTalk Breakfast: Organics/Food Scraps Recycling-It's the Law... Johnnie Perkins

South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join them on ShopTalk Breakfast with Johnnie Perkins who will discuss "Organics/Food Scraps Recycling-It's the Law..." Enjoy a delicious breakfast, meet fellow Chamber Members, and a few prospective ones too! RSVP to info@southpasadena.net...

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



Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m.

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Alliance

Join Pasadena Chamber of Commerce for this afternoon of business networking. Please contact Kelly at the Chamber office by phone at the number herein indicated or via email at Kelly@pasadena-chamber.org for information or pay for registration onl..

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Event Location: Brookside Golf Club
Cost: $25.00 - $30.00



Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Connection

Join Pasadena Chamber of Commerce for this morning of business networking. Please contact Kelly at the Chamber office by phone at the number herein indicated or via email at Kelly@pasadena-chamber.org for information or pay for registration onlin..

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Event Location: Courtyard by Marriott
Cost: $25.00 - $30.00



Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time: 5:30 p.m.

Mixer @ Ferguson Gallery

The AIA Pasadena & Foothill chapter invites you to a special evening at the brand new Ferguson Gallery on Lake Ave. This will be a "progressive meeting" where you can earn AIA CES/LUs (pending). Or if you don't need the LU, then just come to network and to enjoy an evening of fun, food & drink!

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Event Location: Ferguson Gallery
Cost: Free



Monday, September 14, 2015
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Absolutely Qualified Woman's Network Job Search

Are you a qualified women in need to expand your network? or someone who is trying to find a job? Come on down and learn of places that are hiring and gain control over your life...

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Event Location: Hastings Branch Library
Cost: Free



Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

2015 SIP-tember Finale

Two dozen restaurants showcase their food samples. Many offer drink samples, as well. The four finalist cocktails in the SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge are available for tasting. Guests vote for their favorite and Pasadena's Favorite Cocktail 2015 is crowned at 8:45pm. Entertainment by Dance Syndicate...

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Event Location: Rose Bowl Stadium
Cost: $25.00 - $50.00



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

ShopTalk Breakfast: Business Safety with Chief Art Miller

South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join them on ShopTalk Breakfast with South Pasadena Police Chief Art Miller who will discuss Business Safety. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, meet fellow Chamber Members, and a few prospective ones too! RSVP to info@southpasadena.net...

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



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