Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, November 17, 2018 | 5:33 AM

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:

Pasadena Unified Board: Cost-Cutting Target Reached For Now, No More School Closures

ArtCenter Plan for “Digital Gallery” Faces Battle with Neighborhood Groups

Newly Minted Local Hero Named Grand Marshal of Sunday’s Doo Dah Parade

New Pasadena Stater Bros. Market Officially Opens Wednesday Morning

Commander of U.S.S. Pasadena Asks City Hall Gathering to Never Forget Those Who Have Served

Decking the Halls and Hitting the Malls

Busy First Day at New Stater Brothers Market

Special Education Costs Jump, Adding to School Board’s Financial Woes at Inopportune Moment

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Council Looks at Raising City Managers Compensation

Gold Line Expansion: Good News, Bad News

Metro Plans to Construct Overpass or Underpass at California Blvd. Gold Line Crossing

Pasadena’s Design Commission Will Review Four Proposed Projects Today



ArtCenter, Bolstered by $84 Million in Donations so Far, Announces Public Phase of Fundraising Campaign

Local School Hosts Film about the Impact of Social Media on Our Lives

Tournament of Roses and Pasadena Unified Hold Special ‘Parade of Roses’ Art Competition

Pasadena City College Board Names Three Finalists for Next Superintendent / President


Community News:

Leadership Pasadena Names Mary Spellman to Board of Directors

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry at the New Pasadena Tournament of Roses Sip & Savor Festival

Local Retirement Community Wins Recognition Highlighting Resident Engagement, Fulfillment

Public Forum on the Accessory Dwelling Unit Sparks Community Interest and Ignites Discussion

Huntington Hospital Partners with Leadership Pasadena to Honor Veterans

Renown Non-Profit Thought Leader Speaks to Pasadena Executive Roundtable

Pasadena Police Officers Stop Shaving, And Here’s Why

Pasadena Ad Agency Lands Soccer’s Concacaf for Gold Cup 2019 Creative Campaign

Planned Parenthood Pasadena Starts Offering Treatment for Syphilis Amidst Rising Rates in Los Angeles County

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Business Top Story:

Robots, Wearables, Renewable Energy, Oh My: The Winners of the 2018 Hackaday Prize Announced in Pasadena

World Champion Racer, Formula E Team Principal Allan McNish Joins Board of Pasadena Company

Pasadena Digital Agency Named Fastest Growing LA Business

Pasadena-Based Forza Silicon Sold to AMETEK, Inc.

New Restaurant: Crack Shack Offers a “Fresher” Fry


Public Safety:

State Supreme Court Refuses to Review Case of Pasadena Man Convicted of Strangling His Ex-Girlfriend, Mother of His Two Children

Have You Seen This Man? Police Ask the Public for Help to Find Him

Blanketed by Unhealthy Air, Pasadena Faces Santa Ana Winds and Dangerous Fire Conditions on Sunday



USC Keck Medicine Chair of Emergency Medicine will be Pasadena Half Marathon and 5K Race Medical Director



Pasadena-Foothills Realtors Charitable Foundation Invites All to Wreath Auction 2018: “The Magic of Giving”


Giving Back:

Pasadena Sharing Initiative Gears Up for Thanksgiving for 100 Local Families

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