Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:24 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 47 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Story:

Chief Sanchez Updates Community Crime Picture

Devil’s Gate-Eaton Canyon Pipeline Plan Dries Up

Zika Threat Increases with Discovery of Second Carrier Mosquito Species in Pasadena

Man Found Shot in the Head Monday Morning Dies in Hospital, City’s Seventh Murder This Year

Developer Fees Rise in Pasadena

Barger Details Commitment to Solving Homeless Issues

Suspicious Package with Threatening Note Detonated Outside Pasadena Police Headquarters

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Metropolitan Offers New Water-Savings Incentives to Commercial, Institutional Users

Pasadena Students Receive California Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship

Barger Announces Proposal to Establish Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety

Barger’s Motion Supports Higher Education for Foster Youth

New Mixed-Use Building on Lincoln Avenue Planned to Replace Liquor Store

Former Pasadena Planning Director Richard Bruckner Announces Retirement from Los Angeles County Position

City Earns Two Housing Awards

Environmental Groups Which Won Anti-Sediment Removal Lawsuit Update Their Positions

Discontent Still Simmers Along the 710 Extension Corridor



Pasadena Welcomes CHALK Preschool, as CHALK Welcomes Parents and Kids to August 16 Open House

CalPERS Comes to Pasadena: Benefits Education Event Slated for Mid-Month

Celebrating 40 Years of Voyager


Community News:

A Taste of Old Pasadena Sprouts Back Up in September with New Restaurants

The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center is One of the LA84 Foundation Summer Splash Festival Locations

Lane Shift on Westbound Foothill Freeway I-210 For Pavement Rehabilitation

Eaton Canyon Nature Center’s First Twilight Program of 2017 Welcomes the Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team

Gentle Pooley! Lovebug! Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Soccer Players Narrowly Escape Serious Injury as Massive Tree Branch Falls at City Park

U.S. News and World Report Names Huntington Hospital 4th Best Hospital in Los Angeles, 9th in California

Fitness Center at Pasadena Senior Center Gets $70,000 Makeover

Five-Week “All Things Apple” Class at Pasadena Senior Center


Business Top Story:

Pasadena Angels Invest Again, This Time in Camera to Combat Drug and Alcohol-Impaired Driving

Pasadena’s New Matter Donates 3D Printers to the Columbia Memorial Space Center

Healthgrades Names Huntington Hospital 5-Star Recipient in Several Women’s Care Procedures


Public Safety:

Authorities Identify Pasadena Man Fatally Shot in the Head on Monday

Suspect Arrested in Bomb Hoax at Police Headquarters Reportedly Signed Threat Left With Fake Bomb

Pasadena Man Charged with Trying to Drag Woman Into His Truck

Carport Fire Destroys, Damages 4 Cars

Have You Seen Him? Sierra Madre Resident, Foothill Unity Board Member Carl Foote is Missing

Victim Dies of Single Gunshot Wound

Police Chase Suspect, Recover Stolen Car

Bicyclist Critically Injured After Being Struck by a Car Saturday Evening



Edina Lekovic of Muslim Public Affairs Council is Keynote Speaker at YWCA’s Women for Racial Justice Breakfast

PCC Head Football Coach Thomas Maher Reportedly on Leave Pending Investigation into “Alleged Improprieties”


Giving Back:

After Stressful Five Year Search, Pasadena Woman Gets Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

Tzu Chi USA: Cultivating Good Health for All

College Readiness Program Grows with Help from Pasadena Community Foundation



Flintridge Center Hosts First-Ever Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Butterflies, Burgers and Bunco at Women’s City Club of Pasadena