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Parsons Celebrates 70 Years in Business

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | 1:48 pm

Parsons—a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/industrial, and defense/security—is pleased to announce that today June 12, 2014 marks its 70th anniversary. The corporation, headquartered in Pasadena, has grown fr... More »


The Langham Huntington, Pasadena at Vatel International Business School

Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 10:50 am

On Wednesday November 13, Nydia Durazo, Training/Human Resources Manager of The Langham Huntington Pasadena, was an industry guest speaker at Vatel International Business School in Los Angeles for a core course called “Introduction to American Human Resource... More »


California Gasoline Consumption Declining for Five Quarters

Friday, June 29, 2012 | 1:44 pm

Gasoline consumption in California fell for the fifth consecutive quarter, declining 0.4 percent, as gasoline prices went up 10.9 percent in the first quarter of 2012, according to a report released today by Chairman Jerome E. Horton of the California State Bo... More »


Jacobs Wins New Acid Plant Contract for Teck’s Trail Smelter

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 | 8:00 am

Pasadena-headquartered Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today it received a contract from Teck Metals Ltd. to design and supply a new sulfuric acid plant for its Trail operation located in British Columbia, Canada. Officials estimate the con... More »


Jacobs Selected for Solvay’s Specialty Polymers Project in China

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 10:00 am

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today it has been awarded a contract from Solvay for a major, specialty polymers production plant to be built at Solvay’s industrial site in Changshu, which is located in the province of Jiangsu, China. Offic... More »


Jacobs Awarded Contract for University of Minnesota Heat and Power Plant

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 9:24 am

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract to provide design services for the decommissioning, historic preservation and construction of the Old Main Utility Building (OMUB) Power Plant at the University of Minneso... More »


Local Firm Said Close to $1 Billion India Rollout

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 | 6:58 am

Pasadena-based Alexandria Real Estate Equities will spearhead a $1-billion venture in India, according to statements made by investment bankers affiliated with the New York Stock Exchange-listed multi-billion-dollar real estate investment trust (RIET). The mul... More »


Parsons Instrumental in John Wayne Airport Renovations

Monday, November 28, 2011 | 12:15 pm

Pasadena-based Ralph M. Parsons has been instrumental in the refurbishment of the multilevel terminal at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. This is part of SNA’s $543 million improvement project, one of Orange County’s largest-ever public works programs.... More »


Pasadena Unemployment Rate Decreases to 9.1% in October

Friday, November 18, 2011 | 1:15 pm

The unemployment rate in Pasadena went down to 9.1% in October, according to figures released by the California Employment Development Department. Out of the total labor force of 75,800, the dept. listed 68,900 as gainfully employed. Census ratios showed a sli... More »


Jacobs Engineering Gets $9 Million Department of Justice Contract

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 | 7:01 am

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. of Pasadena announced that it has been awarded a contract for IT help desk operations and maintenance services for the Department of Justice (DOJ) – Office of Justice Programs (OJP). The team is led by AAC Inc., a GSA Alliant Sm... More »