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Vroman’s Bookstore to Mark 126th Anniversary

Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 12:40 pm

After appealing to the public for support to help stay afloat a little more than a month ago, Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena has since seen “overwhelming” support as it prepares to quietly mark its 126th anniversary next Monday, a representative said. It’s bee... More »

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On Election Day, Businesses Step Up As Life Goes On

Monday, November 2, 2020 | 1:02 pm

Tuesday is Election Day, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Also open will be banks, other financial institutions, as well as Pasadena City Hall and other government offices and agencies. “We’re business as usual and are not aware of anything closed tomorro... More »

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Pasadena Coworking Spaces ‘Climbing Back’ to Pre-COVID Levels

Monday, November 2, 2020 | 5:00 am

[UPDATED] It may seem as though they wouldn’t have the same problems as other businesses, but Pasadena coworking spaces have taken their share of hits from the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, that pain has been acutely felt in Pasadena, home to no fewer than seven... More »

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Commercial Bankruptcies Continue to Soar

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 1:07 pm

Commercial bankruptcy filings spiked in September as the pandemic and its accompanying restrictions continued to keep the pressure on businesses, especially smaller ones, according to industry data. At the Hahn & Hahn law firm in Pasadena, Dean Rallis, who hea... More »

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Paul Martin’s American Grill in Pasadena Closes Permanently

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 8:54 am

The Paul Martin’s American Grill location in Pasadena has been permanently closed, the company confirmed Thursday. The restaurant at 455 S. Lake Ave. has been temporarily closed due to the ongoing pandemic. The company has determined that it will not be reopen... More »

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Local Mortgage Industry Booming Amid Historically Low Interest Rates

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 7:10 am

While many industries have been hard hit by the pandemic, the record-low interest rights that have come as a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic have translated into a boom for the mortgage industry. The average rates for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage reached... More »

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Tetra Tech Wins $209 Million Army Corps of Engineers Contract

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 9:40 am

Pasadena-based Tetra Tech, Inc., a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services, announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, Planning and Environmental Division, has awarded the company a $209 million multiple-... More »

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Macy’s Hiring Seasonal Workers in Pasadena, Arcadia, Glendale

Monday, October 19, 2020 | 3:02 pm

Macy’s is preparing for a holiday season hiring blitz, with a massive telephonic job fair being held Thursday to hire about 6,100 workers for the company’s 97 stores statewide, including outlets in Pasadena, Arcadia, and Glendale, representatives said. The vir... More »