Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 4:32 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 65 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Details Emerge About 1,000-Student Boarding School Coming to Pasadena

Interim Police Chief Perez Delivers Far-Reaching Plans for Department

Congresswoman Judy Chu Requests Over $2 Billion in Funding for Planetary Science Mission Directorate, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

City Council, Again, Puts off Decision on Glenarm City Gateway Public Art Project

Strapped for Cash, Searching for Solutions: Mayor Says City Won’t Have Enough Money to ‘Provide the Standard of Service People Expect’

Pasadena’s BioMedical Corridor Welcomes Huntington Medical Research Institutes’ New Glass-Walled Laboratory Facility

Vertical Barriers Only Way to Stop Suicide Jumpers, Says Colorado Bridge Task Force Report

William Carey University Board Announces Planned Purchase of 15-Acre Pasadena Campus

Proposed $850,000 Public Art Project Back for Second Round Before City Council Tonight

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority’s Hollywood Burbank Airport Continues to Soar in Popularity

Assemblymember Holden Nominates Thomas Seifert to Represent the Arroyo Seco Tributary on the Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Working Group

Interim Police Chief Perez Delivers Far-Reaching Plans for Department

Gun Violence Prevention Bill Authored by State Senator Portantino Passes Public Safety Committee

Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Study Transit Pass Programs for Students Clears Assembly Transportation Committee

Interim Police Chief John Perez Makes Debut Appearance in New Role Before Altadena Town Council

College Athletes’ Civil Rights Act Passes First Policy Committee

Senator Portantino’s Arroyo Seco Tributary Legislation Passes Important Committee

Following Months of Public Meetings and Hearings, Council Approves Final “Granny Flats” Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance

Assemblymember Holden Honors Holocaust Survivor Isabelle Teresa Huber

PCC Trustee Brown Kicks off Campaign for Re-Election

Neighborhood, City, Muir Mustangs, Celebrate Rededication of East Arroyo Connector Trail

 

Education:

Winner of Pasadena High School Raffle Will Drive Home in a Fully Restored 1928 Model A Ford Phaeton

ArtCenter Student Walks from Tijuana to Her Art Exhibit in Chinatown

William Carey University Board Announces Planned Purchase of 15-Acre Pasadena Campus

As Earth Day Draws Close, Caltech Offers 2-Day Climate “School”

Armory Center for the Arts Fetes Retiring Executive Director Scott Ward for 17-Year Legacy of Leadership

 

Community News:

A Noise Within and Pasadena Conservatory of Music Presents 3 Vignettes at A Noise Within

Michael Myers Heads Home as a 40th Anniversary Celebration of ‘Halloween’ is Set for Pasadena

‘Join the Conversation’ Using Pasadena’s Budget Survey to Assess City Services

The Rose’s Owner Opens Sixth Venue, This One In Montclair

Stater Bros. CEO Will Give Details About New Grocery Store at Site of Closed North Pasadena Vons During Town Hall

Pasadena-Based LA Children’s Chorus Presents Two World Premieres at Spring Concert

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Pasadena Progressives Ponder Action Plan in Case Trump Orders Firing of Deputy Attorney General or Special Counsel

Man Of La Mancha’ Opens New Season for A Noise Within

ArtCenter College of Design Abuzz with Graduation Week Activities

Research from Pasadena-Based Kaiser Permanente: Transgender Youth More Often Diagnosed With Mental Health Conditions

AlienCon Beams into Pasadena This Summer

Pasadena’s YES Spreads Some Local Love in a Pop Up Shop

Pasadena Restaurant Week Announced, It’s Your Chance to Try Great New Restaurants at Big Discounts

Neighborhood, City, Muir Mustangs, Celebrate Rededication of East Arroyo Connector Trail

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena’s OneWest Bank Offers Small-Business Promotion

Pasadena’s CIT Bank and Operation HOPE Launch Video Series to Educate, Empower Small Business Owners

Starbucks is Closing Stores On May 29 for Racial Bias Training After Two Men Arrested in Philadelphia Location; 16 Pasadena Locations Will Be Affected

 

Public Safety:

Blair High School Student, 13, Arrested For Thursday Morning Attack On Staffer

31-Year-Old Chatsworth Man Dies In Pasadena Car Crash Thursday Night

East Pasadena House Fire Displaces Three

Homeless Woman Steals Shuttle Bus from Monrovia Area, Crashes It in Pasadena Wednesday Afternoon

South Pasadena Man Loses Appeal in Short-Distance Kidnapping of 79-Year-Old Woman

No Injuries Reported Following Pasadena Shooting

Attempted Arson at Pasadena Church Monday Morning

Police Ask Public’s Help to Identify Female Bank Robbery Suspect

Infant Hospitalized in Critical Condition After Falling Into Backyard Pool in Pasadena

Man Who Died in Solo Car Crash Near Rose Bowl Saturday Identified by Coroner’s Official

Woman Threatens Teller, Claims to Have Bomb During Pasadena Bank Robbery

 

Benefits:

Ronald McDonald House Sets Annual Fundraising Walk to Help Families Care for Sick Kids on Sunday

Celebrate “Kentucky Derby Day at the Races” with the Pasadena-Altadena Links

Diamonds & Roses Gala: Five Acres’ Announces 130th Birthday Bash Set for June 2

Armory Center for the Arts Fetes Retiring Executive Director Scott Ward for 17-Year Legacy of Leadership

 

Faces:

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Two from Caltech

Digging for Answers: An Interview with Caltech’s Claire Bucholz

Night Court’ Actor Harry Anderson Dies At 65; He Was Once a Resident of Pasadena

Hahn & Hahn Partner Christianne Kerns Selected as One of Los Angeles’ Most Influential Women Attorneys

 

Giving Back:

Rotary Club of Pasadena Will Award Tens of Thousands in Annual Grants to 20 Worthy Local Groups

 

 

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