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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 ...



Brian E. Koegle Reveals ‘The Challenges of Social Media in the Workplace’

Like poor Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, 21st Century business owners have been thrown by the Internet tornado far from Kansas and into the social media challenges of a perpetually connected Oz. In a fascinating presentation at the latest Business Growth Workshop at the University Club in Pasadena, employment and labor law attorney Brian ...



Green Dot and Walmart MoneyCard Named Best Prepaid Cards for Alternative Checking Account by CardHub

Green Dot Corporation (GDOT) today announced that CardHub’s 2014 Prepaid Cards Report named the Green Dot Everyday Prepaid Card the best card for the Alternative Checking Account category. The Green Dot Everyday Prepaid Card has been the recipient of the “Best Card” recognition in this category in every CardHub Prepaid Card Report since 2011. 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 ...



Learn How Real Estate Expert Turns Distressed Properties Into Big Cash

Acclaimed real estate and financial expert Lloyd Segal will discuss how to find, fund, fix and flip houses, and turn distressed properties into profit during a free workshop at the Pasadena Central library on Wednesday, September 10, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Segal, dubbed as “America’s Leading House-Flipping Expert,” will cover the special techniques for ...

Chirp Kids Karaoke Café Opens in Pasadena

Chirp, a new, interactive kids karaoke café which recently opened in Pasadena, lets children have fun times not just through music but also through character-themed parties, arts and craft lessons and bonding activities with parents. “The mission behind Chirp is to offer kids a platform with endless possibilities to be creative while giving parents peace ...



Mark Lefko Leadership Workshop: “Unlock the Power of Your Team”

The University Club of Pasadena presents Mark Lefko, CEO, Lefko Group and Founder of Conscious Leadership connection in its next Leader’s Luncheon Series on Sunday, September 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The culture of an organization helps determine “how” it meets its objectives, which in turn helps define its success and profit. This leadership ...



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

Friday, September 05, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Mark Lefco Leadership Workshop: Unlock the Power of Your Team

The University Club of Pasadena presents Mark Lefko, CEO, Lefko Group and Founder of Conscious Leadership connection in its next Leader\'s Luncheon Series. Mark Lefko brings passion and extensive experience. He has transformed his 35-year corporate background-seven years with Arthur Andersen, as CFO and COO f..

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Event Location: University Club of Pasadena
Cost: $30.00



Thursday, September 11, 2014
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 via email at Kelly@pasadena-chamber.org for more information or pay for registration online at http://pasadena-chamber.org/forms/breakfast-connection. Please note that parking will be $2.00 fo..

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



Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Igniting the Modern Day Workforce by Terry Lauter Comp & Kal Peters

The recent change in the workforce from an "Employer's Market" to an "Employee's Market" has created newfound interest in retention and lots of buzz about employee engagement. But what does it really mean, and how can companies take practical steps that will result in increased productivity and enhanced engag..

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Event Location: University Club of Pasadena
Cost: Free/Members, $25.00/Non-members



Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations in California

Discover how to navigate the minefields of public contracting and procurement code with ease. This is for those who wants to minimize the pitfalls inherent in public contracting. Now they can attend this seminar and enhance their knowledge of the complex and always changing system of laws and regulations invo..

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Event Location: Courtyard Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town
Cost: $349.00



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