Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, March 3, 2018 | 5:04 AM

Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

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 Stories:

Pasadena Police Lieutenant, Former Spokesman Arrested and Charged with Federal Gun Crimes, Pleads Not Guilty

Pasadena City Hall Reacts to Indictment of Pasadena Police Lieutenant

New Sales Tax for Pasadena? City Council Will Again Ponder Putting the Hike Before Voters in November

Hiker Injured in Fall Tells Searchers He Was in Mountains 5 Days Before Rescue

Mayor Tornek Responds to Criticism of Pasadena Police

Council Approves Ballot Measure to Allow, Regulate Marijuana Sales in Pasadena

Pasadena Mayor Tornek Responds to Altadena Town Council Request to Restrict Pasadena Police in Altadena; Altadena Town Council Chair Reacts

Arroyo Seco Weekend Announces Supercharged 2018 Line-Up: Neil Young, Robert Plant, Jack White, Kings of Leon, Alanis Morrissette

City of Pasadena Rolls Out ‘Our Pasadena’ Program, Designed to Implement Its Updated General Plan

Worst Flu Season in Years Wanes Despite Sharply Colder Weather

Orange Grove Boulevard Reconfiguration Proposal Draws Supporters and Detractors at Council Meeting

Pasadena Tenants Union Members Say They Are Going Door to Door Seven Days a Week, in Campaign for Citywide Rent Control

Pasadena-Based National Hispanic Media Coalition’s 21st Annual Impact Awards Honor Top Latino Artists and Industry Advocates

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Senator Portantino Authors SB 1100 Amendment to Raise Age Requirement for Buying Guns to 21 Years

Supervisor Barger Announces County Will Expand Program to Prevent School Violence

Former Pasadena City Manager to Brief Municipal Services Committee About Metropolitan Water District on Tuesday

Going Green? Pasadena Water and Power Has An Offer For You

Pasadena to Update Power Integrated Resource Plan in Early 2018

 

Education:

Army Corps Of Engineers Visits John Muir High School

Assistance League’s “Very Important Performers” Program Celebrates Pasadena Unified Middle School Students

 

Community News:

Panda Restaurants, Born in Pasadena, Brings “Love” to Southern California

City Departments Join Forces to Offer Jump Into Summer Fair for Families This Saturday

Three Pasadena Students Are Among 113 Semifinalists in Music Center’s 30th Annual Spotlight Awards

Pasadena Boys and Girls Club Announces Its 2018 Youth of the Year

Sierra Madre Civic Club Birthday Celebration

Worst Flu Season in Years Wanes Despite Sharply Colder Weather

“America’s Got Talent” Returns to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium March 6 to Tape Season 13 Auditions of the Popular Variety Competition Series

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Huntington Hospital Names Scott Groom, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

World Cup Send Off Game and 4-Day Celebration Announced for Rose Bowl: Mexico vs. Wales

Pasadena Reception Remembers Selma Marchers, Salutes New Young Activists

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena-Headquartered Blaze Pizza’s Growth is On Fire, First International Expansion Announced

Pasadena’s Community Bank to be Purchased by Citizens Business Bank Holding Company for $878 Million

 

Public Safety:

Pasadena Police Arrest Suspect Dubbed the “Glass Man Burglar”

Pasadena Man Involved in Possible Threesome Stabbed, Accused of Rape

While Pasadena Experiences Cold Snap, Home Heating Safety is the Name of the Game

Man Shot, Robbed of Cash in Altadena Sunday

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Arson, Vandalism Charges After Torching Churches in Pasadena, Los Angeles

 

Faces:

Caltech Announces the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Voyager “Mom” Has Spent Four Decades at JPL

Rose Bowl Announces It will Host A Celebration of Life Honoring Legendary Broadcaster Keith Jackson

Huntington Hospital Names Scott Groom, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

 

Benefits:

Hillsides’ Gala Raises $417,000 for Children and Families

A Noise Within to Hold its Annual “Dinner On Stage” on Thursday, March 8

26th Annual Angel Gala to Benefit Cancer Support Community Pasadena

 

Giving Back:

Flintridge Center Launches Youth of Promise “Fun-Raiser,” Needs $4,000 by March 16

 

Gatherings:

Sierra Madre Public Library Wine and Cuisine Tasting

Guests Enjoyed Chamber Music and Russian-Themed Goodies at Russian Nights

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