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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 127 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 42 most newsworthy, informative, and readable. News Feature Stories Slovakian Peter Sagan Crowned “King of California” After Winning 10th Annual 2015 Amgen Tour Council Hires New Auditor, Authorizes Deeper Scrutiny of City Finances School Board Will Vote Tonight on Study to See if Earthquake Faults Still…

Sexual Assault of Minor Victims at Rose Bowl Aquatic Center; Police Seek Additional Victims

On Monday, May 18, 2015, shortly before 7:00 p.m., a male minor advised his mother that he had been sexually assaulted while in the dressing…

School Board Will Vote Tonight on Study to See if Earthquake Faults Still Threaten San Rafael Elementary School

The Pasadena Board of Education will vote at tonight’s meeting on a request from the District’s Facility Staff to hire engineers to conduct preliminary soil analysis which could lead to “trenching” and further research into the earthquake faults near San Rafael Elementary School. Ultimately, these tests could lead to reversing…

“No Foul Play Suspected” as John Muir Student Still Missing For Fourth Day

Pasadena police said that although no foul play is suspected, a 14-year-old girl last seen Friday, May 15 leaving the campus of John Muir High…

Council Hires New Auditor, Authorizes Deeper Scrutiny of City Finances

Pasadena City Council (File Photo) [Editor's note: A previous version of this story failed to correctly attribute a comment made by Councilmember Victor Gordo to the PasadenaStar-News. That correction has been made below.] The Pasadena City Council hired a new auditor Monday and authorized that firm to dig deeper into…

Slovakian Peter Sagan Crowned “King of California” After Winning 10th Annual 2015 Amgen Tour

  Mark Cavendish wins the final stage in Visit Pasadena. Peter Sagan wins General Classification by placing 3rd and taking precious bonus time. Slovakian Peter…

Pasadena Water Rebate Program Temporarily Tapped Out

Pasadena’s water rebate program has temporarily run dry. Officials said this week that the rebates, which were funded through the Metropolitan Water District’s SoCal Water $mart program, have been so popular that the budget has been expended. Phyllis E. Currie, General Manager of Pasadena Water and Power, said that the…

Second Wave of Cold Front Expected Friday, More Rain With It

The unseasonably cold storm system that swept in Thursday will linger over Southwestern California all day Friday. Friday’s weather will bring more showers and possibly thunderstorms,…

Mayor Tornek to Discuss Pasadena’s Embezzlement Scandal Thursday Night

Mayor Terry Tornek will speak at a community meeting hosted by Councilmember John Kennedy District 3 Councilmember John J. Kennedy will host a community meeting at All Saints Church on Thursday evening, and Mayor Terry Tornek as well as other city officials are expected to attend to engage the public…

This Week in Pasadena City Government

With swearings-in completed and a new City Council seated, the city’s Council, commissions and committees get back to work this week with full agendas. May 11 Finance Committee Meeting, 4:00pm Pasadena City Hall Council Chambers 100 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena Agenda -http://ww2.cityofpasadena.net/finance/Agendas/Finance/currentAgenda.pdf Historic Preservation Commission Special Meeting, 6:00pm Hale Building 175 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena Agenda – http://ww2.cityofpasadena.net/planning/meetings/posts/Historic%20Preservation%20Posts/2015/05112015/HP-05112015-s.pdf Pasadena City Council Meeting, 6:30pm Pasadena City Hall Council Chambers 100 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena, Agenda – http://ww2.cityofpasadena.net/councilagendas/2015%20Agendas/May_11_15/agenda.asp Commission on the Status of Women Meeting, 7:00pm Jackie Robinson Center 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena May 12 Senior Commission Meeting, 2:00pm Jackie Robinson Center 1020 N.…

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