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Pasadena-Based Parsons Reveals Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Problems in the U.S.

A survey conducted by Pasadena-based Parsons revealed an alarming lack of integration of operational with information technology professionals within critical infrastructure facilities in the United States, which could lead to hacking and failures of vital facilities. “Thousands of networked devices installed in critical infrastructure facilities are improving operating efficiency but increasing cyber risk,” said Carey Smith, President of Parsons’ Federal business unit. “The perfect storm…

Donut Bar is Coming to Pasadena

Donut Bar, a San Diego-based sweets outpost, will soon be opening a franchise in Pasadena, one of nearly a dozen new locations opening in the Southland before the end of 2018. Like the flagship San…

Iconic Fox’s Restaurant in Altadena Reopens With New Owners, But Same Neighborhood Charm

Since opening in 1955, Fox’s Restaurant on Lake Avenue in Altadena has served as a neighborhood staple for good eats and no-frills breakfast and lunch. After longtime family owners put it up for sale last…

South Pasadena Office Building Six25 Fair Oaks Sells for $31 Million

Genton Cockrum Partners, a privately held real estate investment and development company focused on housing, hospitality and creative office properties, announced today the sale of Six25 Fair Oaks for $31 million. Located at 625 Fair…

Pastilla Institute and Kremsa Design Merge, Bringing Marketing Magic to Pasadena Public Sector

Left Pictured: Daniel Kremsa — Partner &Chief Technology Officer & Right Pictured: Rudy Manning Partner & Chief Creative Director Pasadena’s Pastilla Institute and Kremsa Digital have recently merged. The combined marketing agency, based in Pasadena,…

Wednesday, June 27

Innovate Pasadena Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With Mixer

Innovate Pasadena is turning five years old this year and is celebrating with an anniversary tech mixer on Wednesday, June 27, at CTRL Collective Pasadena,…

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Jay-Z Wins In Pasadena’s 9th Circuit As Court Rules Against “Big Pimpin’” Copyright Claims

Pasadena’s 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled against Osama Ahmed Fahmy, the nephew of the late Egyptian composer Baligh Hamdy, in his pursuit of copyright claims over his uncle’s 1957 song “Khosara Khosara.” Circuit Judge Carlos Bea announced Fahmy could not sue solely because Egyptian law recognized an “inalienable moral right” of authors to object to improper uses of copyrighted works. Jay-Z and producer Timbaland, known as Shawn Carter and Timothy Mosley respectively, initally thought “Khosara” was in the public domain. When they realized it was not, Timbaland paid EMI Music Arabia $100,000 for song rights in 2000.…

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