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OneWest Bank to Plant 50,000 Trees Through ‘Green Checking’ Campaign

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 11:33 am

Pasadena-based OneWest Bank announced Thursday that it will plant 50,000 trees in the Sierra Nevada in partnership with One Tree Planted, a reforestation-focused nonprofit group. The initiative is the result of OWB’s Green Checking campaign to plant 30 trees o... More »


Hahn & Hahn LLP Adds New Attorney to Family Law Team

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 4:59 pm

The Pasadena-based law firm Hahn & Hahn LLP has announced the appointment of a new attorney to round out the firm’s first all-female Family Law Practice Group, representatives announced Friday. Kayla K. Horacek has been named to the team, alongside colleagues ... More »


Pasadena Sears To Close After 63 Years

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 5:53 am

After facing years of closure scares, the Sears store that has stood in East Pasadena at 3801 E. Foothill Blvd. between Michillinda Avenue and Rosemead Boulevard since 1958 will be closed. The one-time powerhouse retailer, which opened in 1893, has struggled i... More »


Mayor Gordo Commemorates Jake’s Burgers Reopening

Monday, September 20, 2021 | 5:00 am

To commemorate the reopening of Jake’s Burgers in Old Pasadena. Mayor Victor Gordo took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday. The business is now called Jake’s Trustworthy Burgers & Beers. “Jake’s is back!!” Gordo tweeted on Saturday. “Congratulations... More »


Tetra Tech Awarded $800 Million USAID Contract

Friday, September 17, 2021 | 10:07 am

The Pasadena-based engineering and consulting firm Tetra Tech Inc. has been awarded an $800 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide global infrastructure services, the company announced Thursday. Tetra Tech will provide “... More »


UPS to Hire 12,000 Seasonal Workers From Southern California

Monday, September 13, 2021 | 5:47 am

UPS is hiring up to 12,000 seasonal workers from across Southern California as the company prepares for the peak holiday season. Nationwide, the requirement may reach over 100,000 workers, the company said on its website.  A scan of the job listings in Los Ang... More »


Assembly Passes Bill Extending Outdoor Dining

Monday, September 6, 2021 | 5:00 am

The state Assembly last week passed Senate Bill 314 which would help California’s restaurants, bars, and music venues recover economically from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by extending outdoor dining.  The bill would allow businesses to continue the c... More »