Oct 23 2014
Citi, Live Nation and Yahoo Introduce New Backstage with Citi Interview Series Featuring Katie Couric

Citi, Live Nation and Yahoo Introduce New Backstage with Citi Interview Series Featuring Katie Couric

Oct 23, 2014 10:54:00 (ET)

Citi, Live Nation and Yahoo Introduce New Backstage with Citi Interview Series Featuring Katie Couric

Web Series on Yahoo Music Kicks Off With Conversation With Lady Antebellum on Friday, October 24

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Oct 23, 2014) – Citi(R) Private Pass, Live Nation Entertainment and Yahoo today announced Backstage with Citi, a new exclusive behind the scenes interview web series on Yahoo Music (https://music.yahoo.com/live-nation-presents/backstage/). Citi is now an official sponsor of Yahoo Live, a pioneering music experience on Yahoo, including the Live Nation Channel which offers fans a live concert everyday for a year. The new series Backstage with Citi is an extension of Citi’s long-standing relationship with Live Nation.

For nearly a decade, Citi has offered thousands of live events annually to their cardmembers through the Citi Private Pass program. Now, Citi is offering behind the scenes backstage access available anywhere, anytime and segments of the interview will be exclusively available on www.citiprivatepass.com for 48 hours before it posts on Yahoo.

“Our customers love the access that we offer across live music and entertainment, and with Backstage with Citi we are able to pull back the curtain even further putting our cardmembers in the room with artists when they sit for a comprehensive interview with one of the nation’s top interviewers and on one of the most popular media platforms,” said Jennifer Breithaupt, Citi’s SVP of Entertainment Marketing.

Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric will interview a select number of artists who will be showcased as part of the series, giving Citi card members and music fans a glimpse behind the scenes with in-depth, compelling, interviews with some of the biggest names in music. Yahoo Music editor Lyndsey Parker will also bring Citi customers up close and personal with some of their favorite entertainers.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Citi as a presenter of this unique interview series on Yahoo,” said Darin Wolf, Executive Vice President, Live Nation Media & Sponsorships. “Throughout our successful partnership, Citi has shown a commitment to providing its customers extraordinary access to the best musical artists in the world. Backstage with Citi is a natural extension of that commitment, giving fans access to see and hear their favorite artists in perhaps their most comfortable setting — backstage.”

“We’re excited to debut Citi’s new behind the scenes interview series as we continue to bring high quality entertainment programming to our passionate audience,” said Lisa Licht, SVP, Marketing Partnerships, Yahoo. “As a sponsor of Yahoo Live, Citi will share this exclusive video content with millions of music fans on Yahoo and also leverage targeted advertising across our network.”

Grammy(R) Award-winning superstar country trio Lady Antebellum will kick off Backstage with Citi when part of their interview with Katie Couric premieres Thursday, October 23 on Citi Private Pass. The band will be discussing their fifth studio album, 747, which was released September 30, 2014 by Capitol Records Nashville. The album captures the speed and spirit of its critically acclaimed live show. O.A.R. will be the second interview, the first with Yahoo Music editor Lyndsey Parker and will premiere in early November.

“Katie is so good about digging in and really asking about the stories that inspire the music — from the studio to the stage,” said Lady A’s Hillary Scott. “We always love chatting with her and think it’s a fun way to complement the concert experience for the fans!”

Citi offers Citi credit and debit cardmembers access to tickets to thousands of live events annually through Citi Private Pass, the bank’s entertainment access program. In 2013, Citi offered cardmembers more than 5,000 music events, ranging from preferred tickets and early access to top concert tours to curated special events with Grammy(R) award-winners and VIP experiences including pre-show performances and Q&A. Last year, Citi sponsored the Rolling Stones’ 50 & Counting Tour mobile app. In addition, Citi presented “Katy Perry’s: We Can Survive” benefit concert and exclusive cardmember pre-show experience at the famed Hollywood Bowl. Other experiences have featured artists such as Lady Gaga, Band of Horses, John Mayer, Lady Antebellum, and more.

For more information on this unique experience and upcoming events exclusively for Citi cardmembers, visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

Oct 22 2014
CSI at Pasadena Bioscience Collaborative (PBC) October 24, 2014 #connectpasadena @pasadenabiosci

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to experience and participate in some of the activities during Connect Week Pasadena.

An immersive educational experience for people of all ages that will expose participants to the world of science through a series of hands on live experiments designed by the researchers and staff of Pasadena Bioscience. We will be working with microscopy, paper chromatography, DNA analysis, spectrophotometry and more so come help us find out Whodunnit and learn about the techniques behind the magic seen in your favorite television shows and movies!

NOTE: CSI at PBC is a scheduled event with groups of up to 20 starting the process roughly every 2 hours beginning at 12:00 PM. All attendees who RSVP will receive an email on Wednesday, October 22nd listing available start times.

If you have a have a preferred start time, please contact PBC at contact@pasadenabiosci.org to make arrangements.

Available start times as of October 17:

10:00 AM – Fully Booked

12:00 PM – 20 spots available

2:00 PM –  20 spots available

4:00 PM –  20 spots available

 

Connect Week

About Connect Week

Connect Week is a series of independently organized seminars, workshops, and social events unfolding in venues across the city of Pasadena throughout the week of October 20-26. Discover more about design trends, open data efforts, crowd-funding, emerging biotech, 3D printing, successful entrepreneurship, and innovation from industry leaders in the region.

For more information and a schedule of events, visit connectpasadena.com

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About Innovate Pasadena

Innovate Pasadena is an all-volunteer organization committed to advancing greater Pasadena as a center of technology and design innovation by promoting collaboration across business and education to attract companies, entrepreneurs, innovators and capital to the broader community.

For more information, visit innovatepasadena.org

 

Oct 21 2014
Arroyo Food Co-Op Pasadena Grand Opening October 25, 2014 3-7pm @ArroyoFoodCoop

Arroyo Food Co-op

GRAND OPENING PARTY

25th October, 2014
3pm – 7pm
494 N. Wilson Ave, Pasadena
(Store Hour of the Day: 11am-7pm)
Grand Opening @ 3pm
  • Welcome & Honoring Volunteers – Zak Berrie, President of Arroyo Food Co-op Board of Directors
  • Ribbon Cutting – Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogarrd & Co-op Board of Directors
  • Touring the Store – Co-op Board of Directors & invited guests

3:30pm – 7pm:

  • Greetings form the Co-op Ambassadors — learning more about the Co-op, the current state and development, getting to know more about the community that we are building together
  • Grand Opening Raffle – Get a raffle ticket for every $10 you spend at the Co-op. Big prizes of awesome organic, gluten-free, non-GMO groceries and personal care items. Shop more! Win Big! (Click here to see details)
  • Cadia Product Sampling — sponsored by Nature’s Best, try some of our featured products
  • Milk Flight — milk tasting, 5+ samples, $2 only!
  • Local Vendors Products Showcase: Gypsy Eats, Poppy’s Naturally Clean, Eco Apothecary, Ten Thousands Village

4-6 pm (outdoor):
  • Kids’ crafty corner: Halloween Crafts with San Gabriel High School Year Book + Face Painting by Ramona & Carlin (Visual Arts Students of LACHSA)
  • Local vendor showcase : Muir Ranch CSA information table, Epicurus 101 (solar gelato truck)
  • Local Organizations showcase: Transition Pasadena, Free Food Garden, Climate Change Lobby
  • Live Music @ the parking lot

Arroyo Food Co-op

GRAND OPENING PARTY

25th October, 2014
3pm – 7pm

494 N. Wilson Ave, Pasadena

(Store Hour of the Day: 11am-7pm)

Grand Opening @ 3pm

Welcome & Honoring Volunteers – Zak Berrie, President of Arroyo Food Co-op Board of Directors

Ribbon Cutting – Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogarrd & Co-op Board of Directors

Touring the Store – Co-op Board of Directors & invited guests

Natalie Clark Performing in front of the Co-op at 3:00. https://www.facebook.com/natalieclarkmusic

3:30pm – 7pm:

Greetings from the Co-op Ambassadors — learning more about the Co-op, the current state and development, getting to know more about the community that we are building together

Grand Opening Raffle – Get a raffle ticket for every $10 you spend at the Co-op. Big prizes of awesome organic, gluten-free, non-GMO groceries and personal care items. Shop more! Win Big!

Cadia Product Sampling — sponsored by Nature’s Best, try some of our featured products

Milk Flight — milk tasting, 5+ samples, $2 only!
Local Vendors Products Showcase: Gypsy Eats, Poppy’s Naturally Clean, Eco Apothecary, Ten Thousands Village

4-6 pm (outdoor):

Kids’ crafty corner: Halloween Crafts with San Gabriel High School Year Book + Face Painting by Ramona & Carlin (Visual Arts Students of LACHSA)

Local vendor showcase : Muir Ranch CSA information table, Epicurus 101 (solar gelato truck)

Local Organizations showcase: Transition Pasadena, Free Food Garden, Climate Change Lobby

Robbie and Things perform in the parking lot at 4:00: https://www.facebook.com/robbyandthings

at 4:45 Das Goot https://www.facebook.com/Dassgootband

and at 5:30 Los Bustardos!

GRAND OPENING PARTY will be THIS Saturday 10/25 starting at 3 pm. The Mayor of Pasadena will join us to celebrate all the hard work everyone’s put into AFC, and we’ll show off all the exciting new additions to the store, including new refrigerators/freezers and a refill station. Fun and food for the whole family, too. Please spread the word with your friends by sharing this invite!

Oct 21 2014
Startup Watch October 2014

Some startups we have been watching and reading about. We will post updates on these companies as more info becomes available.

Aetion, Inc.  – Aetion is a fast-growing big data analytics start-up in the healthcare industry.Founded by world-renowned epidemiologists from Harvard, we are looking to quickly augment our small, high-caliber engineering team to execute on an enormous, transformative opportunity in the $100+ Bn healthcare analytics space.”

 

eddi.com   http://eddi.com – eddi.com is a technology firm which is lead by a group of futurists, designers, developers, & dreamers. We are preparing to transform culture through commerce. eddi is a Public Benefit corporation that uses its resources to advance projects and infrastructure in what we refer to as, Hero Initiatives: The Science Initiative, The Earth Initiative, & The Human Initiative.

 

Flux        https://flux.io/

Flux provides collaborative design software for the building design and construction industry. Headquartered in San Francisco, Flux is backed by DFJ, Borealis Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, and industry partners. Flux’s mission is to spread design knowledge and improve the accessibility of design tools in order to help meet the world’s demand for durable, sustainable buildings.

 

Ginkgo LLC           We are an expanding, technology-driven proprietary trading firm based in the Lake Tahoe area. Started by leading industry experts, we are looking for highly motivated, energetic individuals.

 

Human-Engine LLC            http://human-engine.com            

Human-Engine is a startup founded by Caltech alumni in 2013. It focuses on Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, creation of digital humans and related software IP. We also make games for platforms such as iPad and Oculus Rift and devices such as Kinect. Our main client is Intel.

 

Humin   http://www.Humin.com

Humin wants to make technology feel more human, starting with your contacts. We’ve assembled an amazing team to help address the problem. Simply put, Humin is a replacement for the old phone app on your device. Think of it as a smarter, evolved phone that remembers everyone you meet in the way that you naturally think. No more scrolling impersonal contact lists.

 

NodePrime          http://nodeprime.com

NodePrime is building the next generation platform for aggregating, analyzing and automating machines and the data they generate at scale. We are expanding rapidly to service huge customer demand for our product.

 

OnPrem Solution Partners              http://www.onprem.com             

OnPrem is a Southern California consulting and technology innovation startup. Founded in 2013 by four consulting industry leaders, we work with some of the most innovative companies in the world including major studios, large broadcasters and leading technology companies.

 

Pinterest              http://pinterest.com

“At Pinterest, we help people discover the things they love. Whether you’re passionate about graphic design, motorcycles, or old school records, there’s a place for you on Pinterest.

Tech Translation: We’re building a powerful tool of discovery. We connect millions of people, to billions of objects, and we’re scaling like crazy.  Don’t wait… Apply today!”

 

Pivotal Labs         http://www.pivotallabs.com

Pivotal is enabling the creation of modern software applications that leverage big & fast data – on a single, cloud independent platform.

 

Praedicat, Inc.     http://www.praedicat.com/

Praedicat is a funded startup whose cloud-based SaaS product, CoMeta™, pushes the limits of scalable risk modeling and big data. Our multi-disciplinary team uses advanced machine learning algorithms and technologies to blaze trails in forward-looking, science-based analytics. We help our clients manage emerging risks, and make the world cleaner, healthier and safer.

 

Quantiacs http://www.quantiacs.com       

Quantiacs is a platform for crowdsourced quantitative trading systems. We connect our users’ trading systems with private and institutional investors and share a performance fee with the developer.

 

Second Spectrum, Inc.       http://www.secondspectrum.com

Data is disrupting sports, and Second Spectrum is at the forefront of this disruption. Players and the ball can now be tracked at 25 frames/sec in every game, and this technology will soon be in every major sport. SS leverages unique capabilities in spatiotemporal pattern recognition to transform this data into highly accurate and usable analytics for teams and new interactive experiences for fans

 

Swenson He, LLC

“Swenson He develops high-value, high-impact mobile app solutions.

Our firm was founded by two MIT alumni seeking to fulfill the increasing need companies have to build sophisticated, robust mobile apps. We focus in iOS and Android software with corresponding server technologies in node.js, Ruby, MongoDB, Redis and others. We take pride in our comprehensive training program for new engineers.”

 

Tinder    http://gotinder.com

Tinder gets billions of swipes per day and has generated tens of millions of matches! We are looking for creative and passionate people to join our team. We are tackling massive scaling challenges and building features that impact millions of people.

 

Unite, Inc.            http://unite.me/

A technology company currently in private beta. Unite is based out of Los Angeles with offices in Montreal and Toronto. The team is very experienced, ships product at substantial rate and growing incredibly fast. If you want to build disruptive technology, solve complex problems and work with amazing clients, lets talk.

 

Walla Media        http://www.wallamedia.com

Located in sunny Santa Monica in a lofty dog-friendly office, Walla Media is a marketing agency that helps Fortune-500 branded clientele generate leads through its sophisticated marketing tools and proprietary technologies. We’re looking for pro-active full stack Web developers to add to our incredibly dynamic and talented Agile team.

Whisper http://www.whisper.sh

Whisper is an anonymous social network that is revolutionizing the way millions are interacting and expressing themselves online.  At Whisper, we believe you can only truly be yourself when no one else is watching, so we’ve built a cloaking device for your thoughts.  Untraceable, invisible, no restrictions: The first fully free and open forum where you can speak your mind without fear.  Finally.

Oct 20 2014
Apple iOS 8.1 Release Notes – Apple Pay

Here’s the official Apple release notes on iOS 8.1.

This release includes new features, improvements and bug fixes, including:

  • Apple Pay support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (U.S. only)
  • Photos includes new features, improvements and fixes
    • Adds iCloud Photo Library as a beta service
    • Adds Camera Roll album in Photos app and My Photo Stream album when iCloud Photo Library is not enabled
    • Provides alerts when running low on space before capturing Time Lapse videos
  • Messages includes new features, improvements and fixes
    • Adds the ability for iPhone users to send and receive SMS and MMS text messages from their iPad and Mac
    • Resolves an issue where search would sometimes not display results
    • Fixes a bug that caused read messages to not be marked as read
    • Fixes issues with group messaging
  • Resolves issues with Wi-Fi performance that could occur when connected to some base stations
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent connections to Bluetooth hands-free devices
  • Fixes bugs that could cause screen rotation to stop working
  • Adds an option to select between 2G, 3G or LTE networks for cellular data
  • Fixes an issue in Safari where videos would sometimes not play
  • Adds AirDrop support for Passbook passes
  • Adds an option to enable Dictation in Settings for Keyboards, separate from Siri
  • Enables HealthKit apps to access data in the background
  • Accessibility improvements and fixes
    • Fixes an issue that prevented Guided Access from working properly
    • Fixes a bug where VoiceOver would not work with 3rd party keyboards
    • Improves stability and audio quality when using MFi Hearing Aids with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
    • Fixes an issue with VoiceOver where tone dialing would get stuck on a tone until dialing another number
    • Improves reliability when using handwriting, Bluetooth keyboards and Braille displays with VoiceOver
  • Fixes an issue that was preventing the use of OS X Caching Server for iOS updates

Some features may not be available for all countries or all areas.

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

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Oct 17 2014
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Oct 17 2014
Shaun White x Air+Style PR Announcement – Pasadena Rose Bowl #pasadena @airandstyle @shaunwhite

Shaun White x Air+Style PR Announcement – Pasadena Rose Bowl

Shaun White brings Air & Style to Rose Bowl Feb 21-25, 2015

Air & Style: Los Angeles snowboard and freeski big air event and music festival Feb. 21-22, 2015

The Air & Style Company promotes all Air & Style events worldwide and the brand Air & Style.

Official website.

LA! 3 Stop A+S Tour! $ 450.000 overall prize money! Skate in Innsbruck! Seriously, SKI? – yes ma’am

ESPN Story

Oct 16 2014
Innovate Pasadena CONNECT Week running October 20-26, 2014

The PBC is very excited to be a part of the Innovate Pasadena CONNECT Week running October 20-26, a series of independently organized seminars, workshops, and social events unfolding in venues across the city. 

Please join us on October 21st at 2:00 PM for a showcase of the exciting biotech, medical device, science education and pharmaceutical research happening right here in the City of Roses featuring a keynote address from Dr. Robert Grubbs. For full details and to RSVP visit Emerge-Bio.eventbrite.com

And for those of you who would like an up close and personal experience with the science featured in some of your favorite television shows and films, be sure to grab a ticket for CSI at PBC on October 24th and help us figure out “Whodunnit”! To RSVP visit CSI-at-PBC.eventbrite.com

And don’t miss the opportunity to discover more about design trends, open data efforts, crowdfunding, emerging biotech, 3D printing, successful entrepreneurship, and innovation in Pasadena. Here are some key events that may be of interest to you:

Hands-on Business Building Series by Dirty Hands Labs (Seminar)
12:00pm – 2:00pm Mon Oct 20th

IP Job Fair Hosted by OpenX & Spokeo
2:00pm – 7:00pm Mon Oct 20th

Behind the Brand: A Launch to Innovate Pasadena Connect Week (Mixer)
6:00pm – 9:00pm Mon Oct 20th

Emerging Life Science Technology Featuring Dr. Robert Grubbs (Science)
2:00pm – 5:00pm Tue Oct 21st

Techsparks Pasadena Tech Crawl
5:00pm – 7:00pm Tue Oct 21st

Idealab Showcase
3:30pm – 5:30pm Wed Oct 22nd

Crowdfunding Projects: Experience from the Trenches
6:30pm – 7:30pm Wed Oct 22nd

Startup Law 101
10:00am – 11:00am Fri Oct 24th

CSI at Pasadena Bioscience Collaborative
10:00am – 4:00pm Fri Oct 24th

DB5: The Value of Talking to your Customer: Market Research-led Innovation
1:00pm – 2:00pm Fri Oct 24th

Adobe & The1stMovement present: The History of Interactive Design – An Interactive Exhibition of the last 9 years in Digital
4:00pm – 9:00pm Fri Oct 24th

Beyond Hackathons: What’s next for open data in Pasadena?
11:30am – 2:00pm Sat Oct 25th

Oct 16 2014
Public Invited to Food Day Pasadena Celebration Oct. 24, 2014 #pasadena #food

Public Invited to Food Day Pasadena Celebration Oct. 24, 2014

Public Invited to Food Day Pasadena Celebration Oct. 24, 2014

PUBLIC INVITED TO FOOD DAY PASADENA CELEBRATION OCT. 24, 2014

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to celebrate healthy living with lots of fun activities at Food Day Pasadena Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.  The free family festival hosted by the Public Health Department will take place from 12-4 p.m. at 1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Held in conjunction with the national Food Day celebration, Food Day Pasadena represents a local movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food for all residents.

The event will kick off with a welcome address by Mayor Bogaard, followed by live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, healthy food tastings, children’s activities and raffle prizes.  The festival will also feature information booths where the public can get details about local healthy eating, food assistance and urban agriculture.

At 1:30 p.m., the public can attend a community health forum on the second floor of the Public Health Department, Room 2407.  Staff will hold a discussion on improving access to healthy food options to create healthier Pasadena neighborhoods.  Additionally, staff will unveil the results of a neighborhood assessment called Communities of Excellence in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Prevention (CXᶟ).

 Food Day Pasadena 2014 English

For more than 120 years, Pasadena’s Public Health Department has worked to promote and protect the health of the greater Pasadena area.  Promote. Protect. Live Well.  Visit www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth for more information about department programs.

Stay connected to the City of Pasadena!  Visit us online at www.cityofpasadena.net; follow us on Twitter @PasadenaGov, www.twitter.com/pasadenagov, and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofpasadena.  Or call the Citizen Service Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 14, 2014 #085-14

NEWS MEDIA CONTACTS: Delana Gbenekama, Assistant Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4748, dgbenekama@cityofpasadena.net

Adrienne Kung, Public Health Department, (626) 744-6151, akung@cityofpasadena.net

Oct 15 2014
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Oct 15 2014
REACH | Byte into the Future of Now @techzulu

REACH | Byte into the Future of Now

(Photographs by Erica Kawamoto Hsu http://ericakhsu.com/)

In the words of Veruca Salt “Don’t care how I want it now!” We live in a world of immediacy, getting everything we want at the precise moment we want it.  We have wearables that give us our vitals, apps that get us food/driver/music/a place to stay, devices that keep us connected to our work and loved ones.  The Now category is rapidly expanding thanks to the likes of big Fortune 500 companies, as well as small time startups and crowdfunded projects on Indiegogo.

So on November 13th, join us, and Byte into the Future of Now. The evening will be comprised of a variety of gadgets on hand for attendees to experience some of the newest in hardware. Including wearables, gaming, smartphones, home and the car. Workshops with industry thought leaders and a complimentary Food & Beverage mixer.

Event Details:

Where: X

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014

Event Start and End Time: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Agenda
Doors Open: 6:30pm

Workshops: 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Mixer: 7pm to  11pm (FREE food and drink)

The 200-400 invited guests will range from some of the web most influential Journalists, Bloggers, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram users, founders, VCs, CEOs, captains of industry, early adopters, PR execs and more.

Workshops:

To Be Announced Soon

Want To Sponsor?

We currently have sponsorship slots open If you would like to be part of this amazing event and show your support for REACH and the community. Contact us at sponsor@techzulu.com

  • Sponsorship Opportunities for Events, and other channels
  • Sponsored giveaways and contests
  • Custom ad deals and partnerships

When you have a second, please check out the below links, most notably the one pager that describes this particular event in more detail, and the videos which will give you a better feel for our past events.

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Oct 15 2014
Pasadena SBDC proudly presents “BizEd” #pasadena

Mark your calendar and join us for  

The Pasadena SBDC  proudly presents “BizEd”! A series of educational workshops and seminars designed to provide entrepreneurs the latest industry trends in fields such as marketing, advertising, legal, human resources, international trade, sales, customer service, process improvement, change management, accounting, financing, product development, data analysis and web development to name a few. The seminars are custom tailored to fit the growing demands of businesses and deliver information, essential strategies and best practices any business needs to succeed in today’s ever changing economic climate.

 

Register Today for these upcoming Business Seminars in October:

 

v Saturday, October 18th  10am-12noon – Getting the business foundation right

Ever go to see your accountant and he tells you that you need to consult with a lawyer on your questions?  Ever go to see your attorney and he tells you that you need to see your accountant for your question?  Now you have both under one roof to provide comprehensive answers to your business formation questions. After this class you will have the tools to select the entity type that best fits your type of business, and be aware of potential pitfalls to avoid.

 

Click Here and register today for the first step towards continued entrepreneurial success!

 

 

 

v Thursday, October 23rd   8:30am – 10:30am – Building your online Marketing toolkit with email & social media

Building your online marketing toolkit and growing your business with Email and Social Media Marketing is a must. In this workshop, we will look at today’s most effective online marketing tools, strategies, best practices and show real world examples. This workshop is designed to give small businesses and nonprofits some simple ideas for growing their organizations using email marketing and social media.

 

Click Here and register today for the first step towards continued entrepreneurial success!

 

 

 

v Saturday, October 25th  8:30am – 10:30am – Your Customers are social, are you?

Adults are sharing photos and video about things that inspire them, much of that being products and services they enjoy whether it’s an ice cream cone, new watch or a breathtaking view looking out of a passenger airplane. These adults are your customers, whether existing or new. This is more reason to integrate your company’s customer service and support skills to social media—where your customers are!  Building a social customer experience (SCE) program drives sales, reduces expenses and fosters innovation.

 

Click Here and register today for the first step towards continued entrepreneurial success!

 

 

 

Oct 14 2014
Larry Bressler, Chefs Center’s Director of Operations & Wife Killed in Pasadena – RIP

October 13, 2014
It is with a very heavy heart that we inform you that Larry Bressler, Chefs Center’s Director of Operations, died tragically this morning.
Larry was an esteemed and well regarded member of our team and the community at large. He will be greatly missed.

Chefs Center will continue to operate as normal, which we know Larry would want. We will provide you with more information as it comes available.

Media outlets carrying the stories include http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Police-Respond-to-Report-of-Double-Stabbing-in-Pasadena-279005151.html 

There is a planned special event to honor Larry Bressler at Chefs Center on October 26, 2014, see email from Chefs Center:

Dear Friends of Larry,

 

Our hearts are still heavy as we continue to deal with the sudden and tragic loss of Larry and Denise. They were greatly appreciated by all. Your responses were filled with shock and pain as well as admiration and respect as noted in a sample of your responses below.

 

We will have a special event to honor Larry and Denise on Sunday, October 26 at 3 pm at Chefs Center. More details will follow. We really hope you will attend. Please save the date.

  • Oh my God, I am devastated! I dropped my phone when I read this.
  • NOOOOOOO
  • This is just TOO horribly sad for words!
  • I was shocked, heartbroken, and speechless.  I cannot believe this!!!!!
  • I’m without words at hearing this devastating news.
  • Oh my God, I’m in shock, and so incredibly sad.
  • Oh my goodness! Shocking! Can’t believe it. He was such a good man.
  • The food world has lost a great man today.
  • Larry was an amazing man, with a big heart and lot of compassion for other, I’m going to miss him
  • Larry was beloved by his coworkers and students, you will have plenty of representation from Le Cordon Bleu.
  • Larry was a great guy and a huge asset to the community.
  • Larry was always so kind and helpful to me as a newbie baker there at Chefs Center.

On behalf of the Chefs Center family,
Joe Colletti, PhD
Executive Director
Chefs Center

Oct 14 2014
LA Magazine Food Event Last Chance Ticket Sale s @LA_mag #thefoodevent at @malibufmlywines

Ninth annual culinary extravaganza featuring celebrity chefs, top restaurants, and wine and spirits tastings

 Wine Club Member Exclusive:
24 hours to get tickets for $70!
Los Angeles Magazine Presents:
THE FOOD EVENT 2014
Sunday, October 19th, 2014 2pm–5pm

$70– Member Ticket (retail $120)
$80- Member Ticket + After Party
(price plus tax & processing fee)

Use offer code: MFW2014 at check out for discounted pricing.

To purchase your tickets
CLICK HERE
www.LAMag.com/thefoodevent

Offer valid on all member tickets purchased by
11:59 pm on Tuesday, October 14, 2014.
All Sales are Final.
No Refunds or Exchanges.
Oct 14 2014
FlashForge Dreamer Business-Level 3D Printer with FDM Technology (3D-FFG-DREAMER) @ff3dprinters

FlashForge Dreamer Business-Level 3D Printer with FDM Technology (3D-FFG-DREAMER)

Dreamer 3D Printer Business-Level Desktop 3D Printer
Buy Now

The Dreamer 3D Printer from Flashforge allows you to create three-dimensional prints from up to two colors and materials, up to a build volume of nearly 300 cubic inches. Mix and match colors in ABS, PLA, or water-soluble PVA filament to create prints in resolutions as fine as 100 microns, or in rougher 400-micron layers when a quicker, less intricate result is required.

Send your prepared 3D files to the Dreamer via USB, Wi-Fi, or SD card, and navigate the menu via its 3.5″ multi-language touchscreen. The enclosed build chamber insulates heat, creating an ideal environment for ABS printing. When printing with PLA, open the glass door to provide ventilation. Dissolvable PVA filament is also compatible with the Dreamer, and can be used for printing filler or support structures that can then be easily removed post-printing without tools.

The Dreamer’s built-in filament chambers ensure your filament is fed to the extruders smoothly and without winding errors. Your Dreamer 3D printer comes fully-assembled with a build plate that does not require calibration, two spools of filament, and a 4GB SD Card, so you can begin printing right out of the box.

Features :

  • ARM Contex-M4 CPU processor, for faster computing
  • IPS material 3.5in. multi-language touchscreen LCD panel operation
  • Self-developed Flashprint model slice driver process
  • Support with WiFi connection, uplaoding the printing file to machine
  • Built-in 4g memory support wtih storing file and folder
  • Firmware upgradeable
  • Support with USB 2.0/ up to 32GB memory card
  • High-end plastic-alloy body, a sense of fashion and technology
  • Supports Windows XP/7/8 32 or 64-bit, Linux & Mac OS
  • Compatible with Skeinforge and Slic3r slicing Optional effect of slicing
  • No need to carlibrate the Imported Aerometal material printing platform
  • Easy to operate, upgradeable, modular design of extruder
  • Dual-Color & Multi-Material
    Maximize the Dreamer’s capabilities by using two colors to create colorful prints in a variety of combinations. Switch from ABS to PLA materials depending on your needs, and use dissolvable PVA filament to build support or filler structures that you can then easily remove post-printing by immersing in water.

    Multiple Connectivity Options
    Transfer your completed designs to the Dreamer via USB cable, SD card, or Wi-Fi.

    Multiple Resolutions
    Choose a slower, finer resolution setting when building intricate, detailed models at up to 100-micron layer accuracy. Select faster, draft-like conditions as coarse as 500 microns per layer when you require a rougher, less accurate print.

    LED Strip Lighting
    User-defined LED strip lighting lines the interior of the Dreamer for increased visibility. You’ll be able to see your 3D models come to life at every step.

Oct 12 2014
Bachi Burger Pasadena Opening Soon @bachiburger

Bachi Burger Pasadena

After opening in West Los Angeles,  BACHI BURGER WEST LA is finally open!!  soft opening , September 24, 2014. Located at 2030 Sawtelle Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90025.


What does “bachi” mean?

For us there is a dual meaning.  Bachi is an abbreviated term for the word “Hibachi” which refers to a method of Japanese style of grilling.  The word bachi also means to treat others how you would like to be treated in return.

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Asian-style Burgers and Unique Beverages

Our burgers are inspired from the varied asian influences from the Hawaiian islands.  Boba drinks and milkshakes, sodas made in house and Asian style iced teas, milk teas and coffees were an obvious pairings with our unique burgers and sandwiches.  For our beer menu we looked towards local domestic microbrews in the U.S. that could match up to our flavors with a few imports to compliment.  Our Sake offerings are carefully selected to pair well with our cuisine yet offer great variety to our discerning customers.

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Environment

Bachi Burger has a strong belief in sustainable and environmentally principled business practices and products.  All of our used oil is recycled locally as a renewable energy source.  All food compost is transported to local farms.  All other post consumer waste materials that can be recycled are separated daily.  We continue to research both food and non-food products for materials that are either recycled or did not have a negative impact on the environment during growing or production.  That is our commitment to the world we all live in.

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Community

We also believe in being a positive part of the community.  Bachi Burger supports local artists and showcase their art throughout the restaurant.

Bachi Burger –Pasadena
61 S Fair Oaks.#110
Pasadena, CA 91105
Daily: 11AM – 11PM

Stay tuned for the opening which is coming soon to Old Pasadena Fair Oaks location.

www.bachiburger.com

 

Oct 12 2014
Pasadena’s First Micro-Distillery – Stark Spirits

Pasadena’s First Micro-Distillery – Stark Spirits

 Tastings coming soon to local Pasadena retailers, bars, and restaurants.

Hand-crafted, small batch premium spirit beverages.

California Silver Rum

“Sunshine” Brandy, Distilled From Oranges

California Rye Whiskey

CC No Gin

1260 N. Lincoln Ave, Suite 1100 Pasadena, CA

www.starkspirits.com

(626) 798.1377

info@starkspirits.com

Oct 12 2014
Blockheads Shavery Pasadena Opening @blockheadsla #blockheadshavery

Blockheads Shavery Pasadena Opening @blockheadsla

Opening Fall 2014

Located at:

61 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Suite 140 (alleyway next to Burke Williams)

Pasadena, CA

Oct 11 2014
Alexander’s Steakhouse Coming to Pasadena – McCormick & Schmicks Closed

Just announced: Alexander’s Steakhouse SF is coming to Pasadena.

Opening in the McCormick & Schmicks Seafood Restaurant location that closed next to city hall.

Alexander’s is based in Cupertino & San Fransisco, this is their first location in SoCal. http://www.alexanderssteakhouse.com/

111 N Los Robles
Pasadena, CA 91101

More details coming.

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