Children of One Planet 2023 Annual Gala - Dance For Hope…

We are excited to announce our 2023 Annual Gala for our Dance For Hope America campaign. 

Remember 9/11

Today is September 11th.

22 years ago terrorists murdered thousands of people in a brutal attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon. Those aboard United Flight 93 died when the plane crashed in rural Pennsylvania. 

This was a terrible day for our country and the world. 

It was also a day of amazing bravery. Hundreds in New York went into the Twin Towers to save others knowing they could perish themselves. 

Economic Update for September 4, 2023-Inflation, COVID,…

Inflation: From the Financial Times: US Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell has warned inflation “remains too high”, raising the prospect of further interest rate rises in a hawkish speech.

From the New York Times: Inflation and Consumers Show Staying Power as Fed Eyes Another Rate Move. Overall inflation climbed to 3.3 percent, from 3 percent previously, underscoring the Fed’s long road back to 2 percent price increases.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Advertise in Pasadena Perspective, the…

Perspective

Pasadena Perspective Spring/Summer Magazine: Perseverance, Progress, Prosperity
 
The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce is pleased to share with you the Spring/Summer Edition of our digital magazine Pasadena Perspective. Learn about local attractions, meet fellow Chamber members and much more here: https://chambervu.com/pasadenasummer23/
 
 

From the Associated Press and LA Times: Some Investment…

Investment scams on social media By Cora Lewis

Social media is full of scammers promising guaranteed returns on investment, and consumers lost billions of dollars to them last year.

Troy Gochenour of Columbus, Ohio, was conned out of $25,800, including $15,800 in borrowed money, in a crypto-mining scam that began with a WhatsApp message from a beautiful stranger.

Economic Update for August 21, 2023-World Economy,…

COVID: From the LA Times: COVID is ‘heating up all around.’ Are masks needed? By Rong-Gong Lin II. The uptick in coronavirus transmission this summer has not brought major alarm from health experts. But it is raising questions about whether the risks are high enough to go back to safety measures that many have abandoned.

Athens Services, the City of Pasadena and the Pasadena…

California Senate Bill 1383 requires all commercial enterprises to compost organic waste. Compliance is simple and easy.

Find out the details:

The Pasadena Chamber invited our member Athens Services and the City of Pasadena Solid Waste Division to provide information via a ZOOM presentation on the new California requirements for organic composting by commercial enterprises.

No More Pac 12 Conference! What Does That Mean for the Rose…

From PasadenaNOW: Although questions continue on the Big Ten’s expansion on the impact on the traditional Rose Bowl Game matchup, the inquiries are moot.

The Pac 12 vs. Big Ten Jan. 1 matchup format ended when the Rose Bowl agreed to be part of the College Football Playoff (CFP) expansion.

Under that deal, last year’s Pac 12 vs. Big Ten matchup between Utah and Penn State in the “Grandaddy of Them All” ended the partnership.

Here's what's happening at The Ice House this…

SAVE THE DATE: Pasadena Police Foundation Annual Breakfast…

August 10, 2023

Dear Chamber Member,

The Pasadena Police Foundation is hosting its annual breakfast with Pasadena's Police Chief of Police, Gene Harris at 7:00 a.m. registration 8:00 a.m. Program, and ends at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday October 19, 2023 at NOOR Restaurant located at 300 E Colorado Blvd #200, Pasadena, CA 91101 in the Sofia Ballroom.

Download the flyer here: 

How To Stay Safe From Financial Scams from the LA Times

Personal Finance-How to stay safe from financial scams By Kimberly Palmer for the LA Times

One of the biggest mistakes you can make when it comes to protecting yourself from financial scams is thinking you’re too smart to be duped by one.