Economic Update for May 6, 2024-Economic Growth, Inflation,…

From PasadenaNOW: Pasadena’s sales tax revenue for the fourth quarter of 2023 fell by 0.2% on a cash basis and 1.7% on an adjusted basis compared to the same period in 2022, according to a report released Thursday by Matthew Hawkesworth, Pasadena’s Director of Finance and Acting Assistant City Manager.

We All Need to Pay Closer Attention — And Weigh In

It is easy to feel helpless and powerless when confronted by political realities today.

Sometimes it seems as if the special interests and loudest shouters get all the attention (and influence with policy makers.)

Chamber Member Children of One Planet Annual Gala is June…

Dear Potential Donor of Children of One Planet,

 

My name is Azita Milanian, Executive Director and Founder of Children of One Planet. 

 

REMINDER: Pasadena Chamber Networking Luncheon Alliance is…

Due to circumstances beyond our control we are moving the networking Luncheon Alliance for May 1st to Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste Pub.

The Luncheon Alliance begins at 11:30am. 

For 2024, our Luncheon Alliance is generously presented by Athens Services. Athens also sponsors the May lunch. 

Lucky Baldwin's is closing the restaurant for our event. 

It is National Small Business Week-Celebrate (and Patronize…

Celebrate National Small Business Week, April 28-May 4, 2024.

What's your favorite store? Coffee shop? Boutique? Restaurant?

A Noise Within announces 2024-25 'True Grit'…

Acclaimed theater company A Noise Within has announced six-plays for 2024-25 — a family-friendly modern classic; a play from August Wilson’s “American Century Cycle”; a holiday show; a Shakespeare; a new adaptation; and a musical — each of which exhibits “True Grit.”

Welcome to Scam World-From the New York Times

Digital life is cluttered with bogus text messages, spam calls and phishing attempts. You can try to block, encrypt and unsubscribe your way out of it, but you may not succeed. By Steven Kurutz April 21, 2024

You open your eyes and grope for your phone. You check your inbox and discover dozens of spam emails that made it past the filter.

Economic Update for April 24, 2024-Inflation, Interest…

From the Financial Times-US to grow at double the rate of G7 peers this year, says IMF. The US is on track to grow at double the rate of any other G7 country this year, according to IMF forecasts, as the strength of the world’s biggest economy rocks global markets.


Fund also upgrades inflation forecasts as strong demand and tight labour market delay possible Fed rate cuts

LA Times Opinion Piece-Financial Literacy Should Be Taught…

Financial literacy is just as necessary as math, science

Teens should learn about money management. But do lawmakers really need to mandate a course?

CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS are considering requiring that students take a financial literacy course in high school in order to graduate. (Elise Amendola Associated Press) 

Mix, Mingle, Meet and Greet Over Food and Drink Wednesday,…

Welbe Health at 50 Allessandro Place, Suite A 20 hosts our quarterly Pasadena Chamber After Hours social and mixer beginning at 5pm on Wednesday, April 24th. 

Admission is $5 CASH for everyone attending. No need to RSVP, just come ready for fun. The host provides appetizers and snacks. For this event, WelbeHealth is also providing bar beverages and soft drinks at no cost to guests. 

The Pasadena Chamber After Hours mixer features festive live music!

THEY'RE BACK and Using AI to Target You-Email and…

Scams and scammers have been around forever. Click here for an article about scams of 100 years ago.