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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 Green Dot Corporation to Hold Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call

Pasadena-based Green Dot Corporation, one of the largest processor of tax refund disbursements in the U.S., today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter 2014 financial results on January 29. A press release with fourth quarter 2014 financial results will be issued after the market closes that same day. The ...



Pasadena-Based Red Hen Press Acquires Award-Winning British 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 $185 Million U.S. Army Environmental Remediation Contract

Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a $185 million multiple award environmental remediation contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District. Through this 5-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, Tetra Tech will support the investigation, design, and removal of hazardous, toxic, and radioactive materials at military and civilian ...

Trattoria Neapolis Restaurant on South Lake Avenue to Close February 1

Trattoria Neapolis, the stunningly beautiful Italian eatery on South Lake Avenue opposite Macy’s,  announced today it is closing February 1. The restaurant was the passionate vision of its creator and owner, Pasadenan Perry Vidalakis, who spent years travelling Italy and studying its cuisine before launching the restaurant in 2012. “We are proud of our restaurant’s food, ...



Mortgage Tech Startup Privlo Expands Into California, Serving The State’s Burgeoning Self-Employed Population

Privlo, a Non-QM mortgage startup backed by Spark Capital and QED Investors, just launched in its home state of California where a growing self-employed workforce is increasingly locked out of homeownership by traditional banks. Privlo’s mortgage platform takes in a far wider range of credit criteria and unique documentation than traditional lenders to assess high ...



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 ...



Pair of 5-Story Buildings on Walnut Street Breaks Ground

Canadian real estate company Ivanhoé Cambridge  and Greystar Real Estate Partners said a groundbreaking ceremony January 21 marked the start of construction of their development at 788 East Walnut St. in the Pasadena Playhouse District. The  mixed-use development is located between North Oakland Ave. and North Hundson Ave. It will feature 173 apartment homes and 11,000 square feet of ...



BUSINESS EVENTS, SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS

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



Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Pasadena Professional Career Event

Everyone is invited to the Pasadena - Professional Career Event - Sales & Management Specific sponsored by HireLive. HireLive is a national career service company specializing in Sales, Retail and Management Career Fairs, and has more than a decade of experience in connecting job seekers with industry leading..

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Event Location: Hilton Pasadena
Cost: Free



Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Four Ways to Market Your Business for Nearly Nothing

The University Club of Pasadena presents "Four Ways to Market Your Business for Nearly Nothing." A Workshop presentation by David Oates, APR. For those who has a great product or service but are just getting their company going, marketing budgets are tight, or maybe even non-existent. That doesn't mean they c..

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



Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Time: TBD

Millionaire Real Estate Investors Workshop

Time to get started on the road to becoming a Millionaire Real Estate Investor! Learn first hand how people just like YOU became Real Estate Millionaires. Are you tired of losing money in your 401(k)?Are you worried about your retirement? Are your savings shrinking?Do you wake up in the morning and say who..

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Event Location: RE/MAX Elite Realty
Cost: Free



Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Pasadena Professional Career Event

Everyone is invited to the Pasadena - Professional Career Event - Sales & Management Specific sponsored by HireLive. HireLive is a national career service company specializing in Sales, Retail and Management Career Fairs, and has more than a decade of experience in connecting job seekers with industry lea..

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Event Location: Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
Cost: Free



Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Pasadena International Film Festival Soft Opening

The public is invited to join the soft opening of the Pasadena International Film Festival (PIFF) at redwhite+bluezz and enjoy delicious food, sumptuous wines, and phenomenal music. Note: Those who would like to guarantee seating, or a sit-down meal, be sure to telephone in advance, and reserve a table...

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Event Location: redwhite+bluezz
Cost: Call for ticket cost



Friday, February 13, 2015
Time: 10:00 p.m.

Pasadena International Film Festival Industry Mixer

Re-live \"The Roaring Twenties\" and the Prohibition Era, while enjoying one\'s choice of cocktail! The Pasadena International Film Festival welcomes everyone to the famous Speakeasy of Pasadena. Call to request their password. Note: For those who would like to guarantee seating, or a sit-down meal, be sure t..

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Event Location: The Speakeasy
Cost: Call for ticket cost



Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Pasadena International Film Festival Industry Mixer

The Pasadena International Film Festival welcomes everyone to Madeline Garden Bistro for an Industry Mixer. Enjoy cocktails and meet filmmakers, celebrities, and gather for a festive and exciting night promoting class, craft, culture, and community. Note: For those who would like to guarantee seating, or a si..

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Event Location: Madeline Garden Bistro
Cost: Call for ticket cost



Sunday, February 15, 2015
Time: 9:00 p.m.

Pasadena International Film Festival Industry Mixer

The Pasadena International Film Festival welcomes everyone to its Industry Mixer at Vertical Wine Bistro. Enjoy cocktails and meet filmmakers, celebrities, and gather for a festive and exciting night promoting class, craft, culture, and community. Note: For those who would like to guarantee seating, or a sit-..

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Event Location: Vertical Wine Bistro
Cost: Call for ticket cost



Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Workshop: How to Give Effective Business Presentations

The University Club of Pasadena presents "How to Give Effective Business Presentations." A Workshop presentation by Marion Mackenzie Pyle. Anybody whose job includes delivering business content in front of a room to internal or external stakeholders on behalf of an organization is a candidate for this trainin..

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



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