Thursday, April 9, 2020

Business

UPDATE: Griffins of Kinsale Pub Opened on St. Patrick’s Day | Mixed Messages &...

In the weeks before the coronavirus took over our lives, Joseph Griffin wasn’t glued to the media checking for updates. The owner of Griffins of Kinsale on Mission Street in South Pasadena was preoccupied...

Stores Offer Senior Shopping Hours | Designated Time for At-Risk Groups

Many retailers, including food chains in and around South Pasadena, are setting aside time for older adult customers to come into their stores. Recognizing that the elderly and persons with underlying health conditions are more...

South Pasadena Farmers’ Market Open Today | Decision Based on ‘Essential’ Status

CLICK HERE TO READ AN OPEN LETTER FROM THE SOUTH PASADENA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Amid uncertainty of the novel coronavirus, small comforts help to ease concerns. For cooped up South Pasadenans the local farmer’s market...

NOTICE: STAY AT HOME ORDER IN PLACE | Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Serious Measures

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti, Department of Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek announced a countywide “stay-at-home”...

Women Entrepreneur Summit VI | How to be a Player in your Field

Whether it’s sports, law, entertainment, business or the arts, going to the next level of success is knowing how money works. Join us for a morning of excellence with women in the fields of...

Planning Commission TUESDAY | Major 625 Fair Oaks Development Central Focus

An 86-unit senior living complex proposed for a 2.6-acre site at 625 Fair Oaks Ave. will offer a first-of-its-kind luxury housing option that includes affordable apartments. The four-building project featuring a Spanish Colonial design is...

Trader Joe’s Founder Passes Away | Joe Coulombe – A Regular Joe

Between the two of them they have nearly 40 years of experience with the company, and both will tell you they sorely miss the man who started it all. Courtney Dunlap, who has worked for...

Mission Bell Project Approved by Planning Commission | Tweaks Conditions, Authorizes Venture

One of the three largest new developments in South Pasadena over the past 20 years was approved Feb. 11 by the city’s Planning Commission, and an even larger one is due at bat shortly. Developers...

Shaving the Town | Ben Miranda’s 55 years of Barbering

Ben Miranda has been shaving heads for over 55 years. The owner of Ben’s Barber Shop in the Ace Hardware shopping mall at 444 Fair Oaks has been quietly going about his business for...

The Stinko Staple | Slowed but Unbounded, Twohey’s Rounds Stretch Toward Reopening

It’s been two years since the unexpected announcement that Twohey’s would close its 75-year old location in Alhambra and reopen in South Pasadena at the old Carmine's in the Ace Hardware shopping center. The...