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Blaze Pizza Adds Top Level Talent to Executive Team

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | 12:39 pm

Blaze Pizza, the Pasadena-based fast-casual pizza concept, has added new team members to its executive line-up, appointing Marie Zhang as Chief Supply Chain Officer, and Ed Yancey as Vice President of Franchise Development.  “I am thrilled that Marie and Ed ha... More »

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Another Major Retailer Files Chapter 11, Cites Pandemic as Cause

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 3:59 pm

Tuesday Morning, one of the original off-price U.S. retailers specializing in name-brand, high-quality products for the home, has filed for Chapter 11 protection, citing the “immense strain the COVID-19 pandemic and related store closures” have put on the busi... More »

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Green Dot Expands Banking Access to Immigrants

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 12:45 pm

Pasadena-based financial company Green Dot Corporation has launched a partnership with Remitly, an independent digital remittance company, to launch Cash Deposit, a new feature for Remitly’s Passbook account. Passbook is a digital bank account for Remitly cust... More »

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Pasadena Restaurants Teetering in COVID-19 Balance

Monday, May 25, 2020 | 1:27 pm

Many local restaurants are fighting to stay alive during the Coronavirus pandemic, unsure whether they’ll be able to survive much longer on takeout and delivery orders. “It’s hard. I did this for the community and we gotta be positive in life,” said Calogero D... More »

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Hotels Take Steps to Protect Employees, Customers from COVID 19

Monday, May 25, 2020 | 10:16 am

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)  announced that major hotel chains have endorsed “Safe Stay,” AHLA’s enhanced industry-wide cleaning guidelines designed to protect workers and guests at hotels. “As we reopen hotel doors and welcome back the tra... More »

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Hertz Files for Bankruptcy

Monday, May 25, 2020 | 5:00 am

After more than 100 years in business, Hertz filed for bankruptcy Friday night, the latest victim of the sudden economic downturn sparked by the Coronavirus pandemic. “The impact of Covid-19 on travel demand was sudden and dramatic, causing an abrupt decline i... More »

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Stater Bros Extending Pay Incentive

Friday, May 22, 2020 | 2:37 pm

Stater Bros. Markets is extending a $2 per hour wage incentive for the company’s hourly employees, including those at the Pasadena location at 1390 Allen Ave. The company says the extension through June 14 includes all workers in stores, distribution, transpor... More »

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Former Rusnak Auto Salesman Suing Company

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 11:28 am

A former general sales manager at a Pasadena Audi dealership is suing his ex-employer, alleging he suffered a backlash and was fired in April after complaining that management failed to take steps to protect employees and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic... More »