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New 194-Room Hotel Breaks Ground in Pasadena

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 | 5:45 am

Construction began Monday on a new 194-room hotel in the Playhouse Village District of Pasadena. It is located at  550 to 566 E. Colorado Blvd., across the street from the popular Urth Caffe. The six-story hotel, developed by Welcome Group Inc. and built by R.... More »


Local Firm Virtualitics Secures Strategic Investment from Citi

Monday, June 5, 2023 | 6:12 am

Virtualitics, a Pasadena-based company that develops data exploration software, announced on May 18 that it has secured a strategic investment from Citi. The amount of the investment was not disclosed. Virtualitics’ platform uses artificial intelligence and ma... More »


The Regal Paseo Movie Theater Opens, Replacing the ArcLight

Saturday, June 3, 2023 | 6:14 am

Regal Paseo, a 14-screen movie theater in Pasadena located on the site of the former ArcLight Cinemas Theater in the Paseo shopping center, opened its doors to the public on Thursday.  The ArcLight location was acquired by Regal Entertainment Group in April af... More »


KidSpace Workers Seek Union

Thursday, June 1, 2023 | 6:25 am

KidSpace employees and members of KidSpace United gathered at a press conference outside the popular children’s museum in Brookside Park Wednesday afternoon to request “voluntary recognition” of their union by Kidspace Children’s Museum.  The approximately 60 ... More »


Pasadena Chamber Seeks Nominations for Corporate Citizens of the Year

Monday, May 29, 2023 | 4:29 pm

The envelope, please? The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its Corporate Citizens of the Year awards.  The awards recognize businesses that have made significant contributions to the Pasadena community. “Each year at our Inaugural Gala w... More »


East West Bank Appoints Dr. Jason Hsu as Chief Economist

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 | 5:48 pm

Pasadena-headquartered East West Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: EWBC), the parent company of East West Bank, announced Tuesday the appointment of Dr. Jason Hsu as Chief Economist. Dr. Hsu is a renowned economist and investment strategist who has held leadership positi... More »


Settlement Between Businessman, Relatives Overrides Large Verdict Award

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 | 10:16 am

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought against the founder of the multimillion-dollar real estate business Kobeissi Properties in La Canada-Flintridge, which alleged he sexually abused two male relatives when they were children. The accord override... More »