Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 6:27 AM

Week in Review

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 38 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

School Closure Fears, Labor Negotiations Dominate School Board Meeting

Citizens Oversight Reports Claims Pasadena Unified Illegally Spent Measure TT Funds

Task Force to Recommend New Physical Barriers, Other Measures to Deter Colorado Street Bridge Suicides

Tonight, City Task Force Releases Evaluations of Public’s Ideas for Deterring Colorado Street Bridge Suicides

Source: No Agreement Between Pasadena Unified and Teachers Union Over Early Retirement Plan, as Budget Clock Ticks

A Young Pasadenan Defines What It Is to Be a Girl Scout and a Born Leader

Suspect in 2013 Pasadena Drug Deal That Ended in Murder Gets 50 Years to Life in State Prison

Altadena Town Council Sends Letter to Pasadena Officials Requesting Restrictions on Pasadena Police Within Their Town Limits

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

City Assistance Fund Grows 41% Over Five Years, Will Make Additional Grants

 

Education:

Local Organizations codeSpark Academy and STEAM:CODERS Host “Supercoders Camps” in Pasadena to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Pasadena’s Fuller Theological Seminary Mourns Death of Former Trustee, Evangelist Billy Graham

Caltech Student Joins Inaugural Class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford

NCAA Asks Pasadena Court to Strip $40 Million Fee Award from Student-Athletes

 

Community News:

Art Imitates Life: Bill Gates to Guest on ‘The Big Bang Theory’

Vice-Mayor John Kennedy Officially Gifts, Unveils Painting of President Barack Obama at Central Library

LitFest Pasadena Announces “Thought Provoking” Pasadena Playhouse District Lineup

Pasadena Symphony Announces 2018/19 Symphony Classics Season

Pasadena Ice Skaters Host Watch Party as Local Olympian Falls on Ice

Pasadena Heritage Reaches Out to Capture Ideas for Community Character at March “Participate Pasadena” Meeting

‘Get Healthy Altadena’ Debut Event Integrates New Technology Designed to Detect and Predict Health Problems in Real Time, For Free

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Pasadena’s Black History Parade Rolls Along Fair Oaks Avenue Saturday to the Delight of Crowds

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena-Based Cali Group Rolls Out Pioneering Digital Advertising Concepts

Pasadena Fundraising Agency for Nonprofits Changes its Name

Pasadena’s Parsons Wins Design-Build Contract for Terminal One at Newark Airport

Pasadena-Based Tech Company Playing Key Role in Mini Satellite Space Race

Pioneering Pasadena 3-D Printer Company Will Close February 28

 

Public Safety:

Man Allegedly Pulls Knife, Threatens to Kill Group of Coworkers Wednesday Night

Mudslide Slams the Brakes on Pasadena 110 Freeway for 3 Hours Wednesday Night

Suspect Grabs Purse from Victim in Tuesday Strong Arm Robbery

Reward Reinstated in Unsolved 2015 Pasadena Slaying

Pasadena Woman’s Purse Stolen In Monday Auto Burglary

Wind-Fanned Brush Fire in Eaton Canyon Quickly Knocked Down Monday Afternoon

 

Faces:

Symposium to Honor Former Caltech President and Nobelist

Cal State LA Honors Wendie Johnston, Lab Director for the Pasadena Bio Collaborative Incubator, with First LA BioStar Award

2018 Feynman Teaching Prize is Awarded to Harry Gray

 

Giving Back:

Community Health Alliance of Pasadena Awarded Grant by CIT Bank to Help High-Risk, High-Cost Patients

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