INNOVATE PASADENA Launches, Strives to Unify Local Tech Efforts

first_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 20 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  HerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNow She’s 19 – Look At Her Transformation! Incredible!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Kardashians Know How To Throw A Good Party!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeauty Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes What began as an informal idea eight months ago with tech and business leaders talking about what the private sector could do to bolster the local economy has gelled into a group called INNOVATE PASADENA that launched Thursday night at the reborn Twin Palms restaurant in Old Pasadena.“As a serial tech entrepreneur and resident to Pasadena, I couldn’t be more excited to help breathe new economic life into our city that has a rich tech and design legacy,” said Andy Wilson, CEO of Rexter and Co-Chair of INNOVATE PASADENA. “I know Pasadena has the infrastructure to become the leading innovation community, we created INNOVATE PASADENA to get organized and activated.”The board is made up of local leaders from Art Center College of Design, Caltech, City of Pasadena, The Design Accelerator, Idealab, Materia, Pasadena Angels, Rexter, and other companies and co-chaired by IP founders Andy Wilson and Mike Giardello. The group will promote local opportunities, share resources and foster connections between local institutions, businesses and investors. Those interested should visit innovatepasadena.org to get involved.“As a Caltech spin-off, Materia has made Pasadena its home and has benefitted from its ongoing relationship with Caltech and local support from the city of Pasadena,” said Mike Giardello, CEO of Materia and Co-Chair of IP. “INNOVATE PASADENA will provide the additional structure and support needed to accelerate innovation within and between the world-class institutions in our own backyard. We want the world to know Pasadena is the place for innovation across a number of commercially important sectors, from IT to design and from material science to life science.”For an extended list of data points and infographic about Pasadena and its institutions, visit innovatepasadena.org. Subscribecenter_img Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment Business: Marketing Column INNOVATE PASADENA Launches, Strives to Unify Local Tech Efforts From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 | 12:01 am Community News More Cool Stuff Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Pasadena Marks 2 Weeks Without a COVID-19 Fatality

first_imgCommunity News Pasadena Marks 2 Weeks Without a COVID-19 Fatality By BRIAN DAY Published on Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 5:19 pm STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Top of the News More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Thursday marked two weeks without a reported COVID-19-related death in Pasadena.Eight new infections were documented, although four of them were older cases that had been added to the official tally from a state backlog, according to Pasadena spokeswoman Lisa Derderian.The city’s totals stood at 2,721 known infections and 129 fatalities, according to city data. The last death in the city due to the virus was reported on Oct. 8.“We’re very optimistic about our numbers and hope everyone remains vigilant and we enter the holiday season where we see more travel and gatherings,” Derderian said.Huntington Hospital reported treating 25 COVID-19 patients on Thursday.Los Angeles County public health officials announced 3,600 new infections and 18 additional deaths on Thursday, but said the number of cases was inflated by about 2,000 due to a backlog in the data reporting system over the past few days. Backlogged cases were expected to be added to the daily tallies over the coming days, as well.The L.A. County Department of Public Health had recorded a total of 294,065 COVID-19 infections and 6,956 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.Officials reported 777 COVID-19 patients hospitalized throughout the county on Thursday, with 29% of them in intensive care units, county health officials said in a written statement.L.A. County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer reminded people that they, or others, may be infected and able to spread the virus without knowing.“When we look at the widespread transmission occurring in L.A. County, we know that many people who become positive for COVID-19 are unaware they were exposed to an infected person. I asked that you keep this in mind when you are out and about,” she said.“There is no certainty that people you’re interacting with or are in close proximity to at a gathering are not infected,” according to Ferrer. “We do know with certainty that when people don’t protect themselves and others — by wearing a face covering, washing hands often, and at least staying six feet from others — this virus can quickly spread with devastating effects.”The California Department of Public Health reported 2,940 new infections and 162 new deaths Thursday, bringing the statewide totals to 880,724 cases of COVID-19 and 17,289 deaths.The average positivity rate over the prior seven days was 2.7%, and the 14-day average was 2.6%, the CDPH said in a written statement.As of Thursday, Los Angeles County represented 33% of California’s COVID-19 infections and 40% of the state’s fatalities. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News Herbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Signs You Want To Stay With Your Girlfriend ForeverHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Gorgeous Looks That Have Been Classic Go-tos For DecadesHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 22 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Business News Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m.last_img read more