Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Friday, October 28, 2016 | 6:55 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 52 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Story:

Parents Defend Principal at Pasadena Unified Board Meeting, But Complaints Continue

Pasadena’s Bike Share Program Moves Closer to Reality with Thursday Meeting

Putting the Brakes on Traffic Deaths

Council Faces Residents Angered by Imminent Tree Removals

Outcry as City Moves to Cut Down South Lake Avenue Trees

City-Wide Bikeshare Program Slated for Rollout Focuses on “The Last Mile Connection”

Pasadena Board of Education Considers Re-Opening Linda Vista School

Clock Ticks on Funding for Non-Potable Water Pipeline

Pasadena’s Fiscal Health Discussed, Analyzed at Chamber-Presented Business and Economic Summit

City Council to Consider Election Plans

 

Government:

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s 2017 Young Legislators Program Extends Application Deadline

Sierra Madre Director of Public Safety Larry Giannone Retirement Reception

Computer Outage Hits Pasadena DMV Office

George Falardeau Hired as New Executive Director CEO of Pasadena Community Access Corporation

Local Congresswoman Issues Statement Saying She is “Shocked” the Pentagon is Forcing Veterans to Repay Enlistment Bonuses

Pasadena Expands Battle Against Zika Virus Threat

PWP, Which Studied Alternative Routes After Neighbors Objected to Pipeline, Now Sticks to Recommending Its Original Plan

Fitch Rates Pasadena’s Electric System Revenue Bonds ‘AA,’ Outlook Stable

Today is the Last Day for Voter Registration

City Committee to be Briefed on a Four Important Water and Power Projects at Tuesday Public Meeting

Past, Present and Future of Pasadena Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety to be Presented to Council Monday

 

Education:

Community Leaders Took Over Pasadena Unified Schools as Principals For a Day on Wednesday

Pasadena Chamber Hosts $ixth Grade cents Financial Literacy Program for Middle Schoolers at Eliot Arts Magnet in Pasadena Unified

Michelle Richardson Bailey Announces Candidacy for Board of Education

Pasadena Unified School Board Meeting Thursday Includes Consideration of 5-Day Muir Basketball trip to Las Vegas

 

Community News:

Thousands of Boys Expected to Conquer the Rose Bowl at Weekend’s Boy Scouts of America Youth Expo

RePUPlican or DemoCAT? The “Elect to Adopt 2016 Pet Platform” is One We Can All Believe In

Finally! Real Rain?

Results are In! Rocker Walter Ino of Survivor Announces Teen Battle of the Bands Finalists

National Pro-Life Bus Campaign Holds Prayer Vigil Outside of Pasadena Planned Parenthood to Protest Abortion

Northwestern Mutual Unveils Rose Parade Float That Highlights Its Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Kick-Off Your Holiday Shopping at Treasure Fair Thrift Shop’s Open House

President’s Breakfast Honoring Tournament of Roses President Brad Ratliff is December 1st at Westin Pasadena

Kidspace Expands Early Childhood Education with New Visual and Performing Arts Area

Workshops Bring a Taste of DIY to Jackalope Pasadena This November

Nancy Popp: Mason Line Hammocks with Side Street Projects

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Boys Athlete of the Week: Kwon Peterson of Maranatha High School

A Full Day of Authors, Artists, Musicians & More for Small Business Saturday at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse

Old Pasadena Day of the Dead Event Dedicates a Community Altar to the Late Rocky Behr, Influential Owner of The Folk Tree

Here’s Your Chance to Enjoy High Tea with 2017 Rose Queen Victoria and Her Royal Court, at Pasadena Senior Center

Poetry Fest at Pasadena Senior Center

 

Business Top Story:

 Pair of Distinctive Mixed-Use Buildings in North Pasadena Sells for $13.4 Million

Pasadena’s Parsons Selected to Modernize Los Angeles Regional Intelligent Transportation System

5.3-Acre South Lake Avenue Land Sale Involving Property Under Numerous Shops, Stores in the Offing

Jacobs Engineering Formally Says “Good Bye” to Pasadena, Relocates Global Headquarters to Dallas

 

Public Safety:

Carjacking Suspect Arrested on the Campus of Caltech After He Crashes Car During Police Pursuit

Pasadena Police Chief Recaps Last Week’s Critical Incidents

 

Faces:

Caltech Elects Three New Members to Board of Trustees, Including former U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham

Union Station Homeless Services Officially Welcomes New CEO John Brauer

Caltech’s Wikipedian Geobiologist

Bill Gates Visits Caltech

 

 

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