Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, February 17, 2018 | 5:55 AM

Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 39 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Council, School Board Approve Election Charter Amendment Measure for Voters to Consider in June

A Toy Bunny a Day, for 25 Years: Bunny Museum Couple Celebrate with Valentine’s Day Bash

City Council, Pasadena Unified School Board Announce Special Joint Meeting on Future Elections

Pasadena Unified School Board, City Council Report on Budget Woes at Joint Meeting

Leadership Pasadena Hears from City Leaders

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Assemblymember Holden Introduces Legislation to Help Protect Children from Lead Poisoning

Pasadena Ninth Circuit Federal Court Finds for Railroad in Pipeline Fight

Senator Portantino Introduces Legislation on Behalf of the Arroyo Seco Tributary of the Los Angeles River

Environmental Advisory Commission Meets Tuesday

Design Commission Meeting Tuesday Reviews Three Construction Projects

Police Chief Sanchez Responds to Northwest Commission Inquiry

Pasadena Water and Power Department Eyes New $20-25 Million Customer Information System



Pasadena’s Pacific Oaks College Now Offering Courses in Social Justice

Pasadena High School Student Winner of Armenian Educational Foundation Oratorical Contest

Caltech Students Win Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

ArtCenter Project Aims at Building Mutual Trust Between Long Beach Police, Residents


Community News:

Rose Bowl Wins Historic Preservation Award

Free March Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Five Incredible Benefits of a Spiritual Retreat

Huntington Hospital Babies “Go Red” for Heart Month

Two Pasadena Freeway Tunnels Will be Closed Every Night This Week


Business Top Story:

Pasadena’s Tetra Tech is Building a Dam to Replace One Built in 1840

$5 Million Pasadena Multifamily Property Traded in Multiple Offer

Altadena-Based Non-Profit Five Acres Opens New Location in West Covina


Public Safety:

Homeless Man Pleads Not Guilty to Dismemberment Murder of Wife in Abandoned Pasadena Restaurant

In Wake of Florida Shooting, Campus Safety West Conference in Pasadena Could Play Expanded Role

Suspect Snatches Necklace From Victim In Valentine’s Day Strong Arm Robbery

One Suspect In Custody, Others Still At Large After Foothill Blvd. Tire Store Burglary Early Wednesday

210 Construction Allegedly Cracks Man’s Windshield, Traffic Incidents Mount on Foothill Freeway

Police Arrest Suspect in Lake Avenue Vehicle Burglary on Sunday Night

Man Knifed Outside N. Lake Ave. Burger King Thursday Afternoon



Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation to Honor Keith Jackson with Statue at “The Granddaddy of Them All” Via Online Fundraiser

Pasadena hosts One City, One Story Community Conversation with Nathalia Holt, Author of 2018 Selection “Rise of the Rocket Girls”

The Mind Behind the (Insect) Brains, Caltech’s Dr. Michael Dickinson Explores the Brain of the Modern Fly, as it Relates to the Ancient World


Giving Back:

A Taste of Japan, A Delicious Evening Tasting Japanese Drinks and Food

Community Health Alliance of Pasadena Awarded a General Operating Support Grant by the S. Mark Taper Foundation



3rd Annual Masters of Taste Announced: L.A.’s Top Tastemakers Celebrate the Finer Things on Field of the Iconic Pasadena Rose Bowl





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