Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Friday, April 13, 2018 | 6:50 PM

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 45 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena’s Interim Police Chief Plans ‘Change of Command Review’

Fears of “Honda-Dena” at Arroyo Seco Meeting

Toilet Tempest: Local Residents Protest New Proposed Desiderio Park Restroom

City Grapples with Density Question

Pasadena Woman Leads Organizing Efforts For LA’s Huge March for Science Rally and Expo This Weekend

Pasadena Unified Superintendent: District Will Discontinue Bus Service for General Education Students

Activist Groups Plan Saturday Protest Against Police at Site of Recent Violent Arrest

Happy Trail: East Arroyo Connector to be Dedicated Saturday

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Address Minimum Wage for Developmental Disabilities Service Providers Passes First Committee

Pasadena, You’ve Got City Hall’s Attention

Design Commission to Review Controversial Public Restroom Proposed for the Arroyo’s Desiderio Park

 

Education:

Foot Locker Awards Marshall Fundamental Star Athlete with $20,000 Check for College

As Pasadena Unified’s Arts Education Coordinator Prepares to Leave, District Names Interim

Three Pasadena High School VADA Students Win Hollywood Burbank Airport Tower Banner Contest

Pasadena Chamber Facilitates Business Week at John Muir High School

 

Community News:

Pasadena Therapist Launches Online Mental Health “Boot Camp”

The Altadena Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction Announce Annual Luncheon

The Pasadena Playhouse Unveils Plans for a Centennial Celebration

Church Calls On Community to Help Speed-Build Neighborhood Playground in Just One Day

New Signs on I-210 Foothill Freeway Lead to Pasadena’s Armenian Genocide Memorial

The Kittens Are Coming! Kitten Week Brings Awareness and Action Campaign to Pasadena

‘Growing up Sansei’ Will Delve Into Topics Which Resonate With Japanese American Community

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta Planned at Pasadena Senior Center

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

New Bus Route Connects City to Scenery

 

Business Top Story:

Calendar This: Wetzel’s Offers Free Pretzels on April 26 for Its ’4th National Wetzel Day’

Self-Driving Vehicle Technology Coast Autonomous Commits to Keep Headquarters in Pasadena

Amazon/Whole Foods Launches Two-Hour Grocery Delivery to Pasadena

Parsons Forms Educational Alliance with the United Arab Emirates’ American University of Sharjah

 

Public Safety:

Jewelry-Filled Safe Swiped from Pasadena Home

Pasadena Police Stop School Burglary Spree

Pasadena Pair Found Napping After Allegedly Burglarizing Store Early Tuesday

Artists, Auctioneers Spar in Lawsuit Before Pasadena’s Ninth Circuit Federal Appeals Court

Two Men Sought in Tuesday Night Pasadena Robbery

Pasadena’s Longfellow Elementary Burglary, Vandalism Latest in Rash of Similar Attacks Over Past Week

Hit-and-Run Armed Robber Steals Cellphone and $500 Shoes Off Victim

 

Benefits:

Hoving Home is Having a Backyard Barbecue, Thursday, May 24

The San Marino Auto Classic to Feature Paul Newman’s Cars, Will Benefit Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA

 

Faces:

South Pasadena will Hold Birthday Celebration for the Late William Holden, Hollywood Star and PCC Graduate

Pasadena’s Allen Lund, Philanthropist And Founder Of Namesake Transportation Company, Dies at 77

Union Station Homeless Services Names New Chief Executive Officer

Former JPL Employee Becomes First Woman Director of the National Air and Space Museum

 

Giving Back:

Guests at Gala Bel Canto Pay Homage to Retiring Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, Raise Record-Breaking $320,000

Las Madrinas Shares News of Children’s Hospital Gift, New Board Of Directors at Annual Meeting