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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 ...



Larry Comp Illuminates Pay-For-Performance Compensation Plans for Entrepreneurs

In the latest installment of the Business Growth Workshop series at the University Club in Pasadena, executive consultant Larry Comp illuminated the history and effectiveness of pay-for-performance (P4P) compensation plans. Speaking to a group of local entrepreneurs, Larry Comp asked the powerful and engaging question, “If employers are your company’s largest and most important investment, ...



Red Hen Press Acquires Award-Winning UK Publisher

Red Hen Press, the largest independent press in Los Angeles, recently acquired the rights and catalog of Pighog, an award-winning publisher from the United Kingdom. Founded in 2002 by John Davies, Pighog has since published over 50 books and anthologies of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from regional, national and international voices. They have been shortlisted ...


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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 ...



Tetra Tech Wins $650 Million USAID Urban Infrastructure Contract

Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today it has been awarded a $650 million multiple-award indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the improvement of urban infrastructure in developing countries. More than half of the world’s population live in urban areas and face increased risks from climate change, ...

Mayor Bogaard Joins Burns & McDonnell to Announce Job Growth Plans for New Office Opening in Pasadena

Burns & McDonnell opens its newest California office in downtown Pasadena to provide specialized services and potential new jobs to the area. Mayor Bill Bogaard will lead a traditional ribbon cutting to officially welcome the 116 year old firm that provides engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services to clients throughout California, North America and ...



Pasadena Unified Partners with Thesys International to Add Technology Enhanced Curriculum Program

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), in partnership with Anaheim-based Thesys International, LLC, is increasing efforts to provide additional online learning platforms to meet the needs of struggling high school students as well as those who wish to accelerate their learning by taking courses that are not currently offered in the District. Pasadena Unified and ...



Altadena Chamber Names 2013 Citizen and Business of the Year

The Altadena Chamber of Commerce and Civic Association has named a long-time planning and preservation activist as Citizen of the Year, and one of Altadena’s newest and best-known businesses as Business of the Year for 2013. Altadena Heritage Chairman Mark Goldschmidt, a retired landscape architect, was named Altadena’s Citizen of the Year for his work ...



Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Expands

Irina Netchaev, real estate expert and founding broker, Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc. is proud to announce that Leslie Bohling and Marissa Joven joined her team. Leslie Bohling brings her entrepreneurial experience and a passion for helping others achieve their dreams. She was born in Sweden and speaks Swedish and Tagalog. Leslie is a ...



BUSINESS EVENTS, SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS

Monday, November 03, 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 that is held the first Monday of each month. Come be ready to mix and mingle and network with other successful people in the Los Angeles area. Ball & Chain offers an extensive beer & wine selection and a full men..

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Event Location: Ball & Chain
Cost: $5.00/Donation



Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m.

ShopTalk Breakfast: Patricia D'Orange-Martin, PCC Veterans Resource Center

Everyone is invited to South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce' ShopTalk Breakfast at Mike & Anne's featuring Patricia D'Orange-Martin of the Pasadena City College's Veterans Resource Center. To RSVP email info@southpasadena.net...

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Event Location: Mike & Anne\'s Restaurant
Cost:



Wednesday, November 05, 2014
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 online at http://pasadena-chamber.org/forms/pasadena-chamber-lunche..

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Event Location: Altadena Town & Country Club
Cost: $25.00 - $30.00



Friday, November 07, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Marketing Yourself on Steroids & How to Double or Triple Your Income

Year after year, Bill Ukropina continues to be one of the top producing commercial real estate professionals in the San Gabriel Valley. He has finished in the Top 2% nationally among 2,800 Coldwell Banker Commercial Brokers for six consecutive years from 2008-2013 and is presently ranked in the Top 1%. Bill h..

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Event Location: The University Club
Cost: $35.00/Person



Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time: 7:00 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 online at http://pasadena-chamber.org/forms/breakfast-connection..

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



Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time: 4:30 p.m.

Burns & McDonnell Pasadena Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Bogaard

Burns & McDonnell opens its newest California office in downtown Pasadena to provide specialized services and potential new jobs to the area. Mayor Bill Bogaard will lead a traditional ribbon cutting to officially welcome the 116 year old firm that provides engineering, architecture, construction, environ..

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Event Location: Burns & McDonnell
Cost: Free



Friday, November 14, 2014
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

University Club Fall Mixer

Join University Club for an evening filled with fabulous drinks, food, and conversation! Do not miss this opportunity to network with Pasadena's Top business professionals and community members at the complimentary cocktail hour and fall mixer. At the conclusion of the cocktails, guests are invited to join th..

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Event Location: The University Club
Cost: Call for ticket cost



Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 5:00 p.m.

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce After Hour Social Mixer

This FUN after hours social mixer is held at various locations throughout Pasadena. Please contact Kelly at the Chamber office by phone at the number herein indicated or via email at Kelly@pasadena-chamber.org for information...

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Event Location: Romanesque Room at Castle Catering
Cost: Free/Members, $10.00/Non-members



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