Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 5:32 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 56 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Will a Mental Health Technique Spark a Grassroots Movement to Help Pasadena’s Children?

New State Laws Will Begin to Affect Pasadena’s Local ‘Character’

Last Remaining Pasadena City College Superintendent-President Candidate Drops Out of Race; PCC’s Academic Senate Decries Vetting Process

Habitat’s Desiderio Project Set to Open, Nine Fortunate Families to Move In During June

Council Strengthens Tree Protections: Fines Upped; Criminal, Civil Prosecutions Possible for Illegal Removals

After Years of Decline, Pasadena’s Homeless Count Climbs 28% in Past Two Years

Diners Can Get a Taste of Pasadena’s Newest (and Old Favorite) Eateries During Restaurant Week

PCC Board of Trustees, Faculty At Odds Over Search for New Superintendent-President

Attorney Releases Police Reports from Controversial Arrest Which Left Man with Broken Leg, Claims Officers Falsified Facts

Pasadena Police Seek Information on Suspect Using Shimming Device at Credit Union

Former PCC Board President, Area 1 Candidate for Re-Election Ross Selvidge Stops Campaigning

Pasadena Gubernatorial Debate Shows Polarization of Electorate, Even in California

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Drought-Tolerant Gardens to Bloom at Pasadena Fire Stations, Thanks to Pasadena Water and Power

State Senate Hears Testimony on Armenian Genocide Education, At Invitation of Pasadena-Area Senator

Police Chief John Perez Introduces Nine New Officers

City Hosts “Our Pasadena” Community Workshops to Discuss Area Specific Plans

Suicide Prevention Legislation Aimed at Public, Charter, and Private Schools Passes California Senate

City of Pasadena Email Accounts Compromised, Cyber Criminal Sends Out Fraudulent Phishing Emails

Sacramento is Giving Pasadena $2.3 Million to Improve City Streets

Mixed Bag for Council Monday, From Street Repairs to Soccer, Homelessness to Tree Protection Ordinance Amendments

Protestors Demonstrate as Vice President Mike Pence Visits JPL Over Weekend, Disturb Flintridge Horse Show

 

Education:

California Supreme Court Justice Visits Marshall Fundamental

Wilson Lions Rock San Francisco Heritage Festival

Join Pasadena Educational Foundation’s National Volunteer Week

Pasadena City College Faculty Concerned Over Selection Process for New Superintendent-President, Call Special Meeting

 

Community News:

Will a Mental Health Technique Spark a Grassroots Movement to Help Pasadena’s Children?

Taste, Sip, and Sample Best Gluten-Free Products on the Market at Convention Center Expo This Weekend

Leadership Pasadena and Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Welcomes Veterans

Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation to Host Annual Summer Whites Picnic and Ukulele Rendezvous

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Pasadena Hosts San Gabriel Valley Chambers After Dark Mixer with Neighboring Chambers of Commerce

Pasadena Law Firm Attorneys in Court Representing Family of Homeless Man Killed in LAPD Encounter

“Get Healthy Pasadena” Event Will Offer Free Health Screenings

Pasadena Sorority Schedules Fashionetta Salute Fundraiser to Bestow Scholarships, Book Awards

 

Business Top Story:

212-Unit Pasadena Apartment Complex Changes Ownership

Veteran Commercial Real Estate Broker Colleen Carey Joins Lee & Associates Pasadena

Pasadena’s Coast Autonomous Lands Professor Pavone of Stanford University
Public Safety:

Pasadena Police DUI Enforcement Team Out to Ensure Safe Roads for Cinco de Mayo

Pasadena Police to Deploy Saturation Patrols Friday Focused on Motorycle Safety

Gunman Argues with Couple, Punches Man, Then Opens Fire at Them as They Flee

Duarte Gang Member Sentenced to 246 Years in Prison for Attempting to Kill 7 People in Pasadena

5 Teens Accused of Breaking into Homes Near Rose Bowl

Altadena Deputies Nab 6 Young Burglary Suspects, Recover Guns

Drunk, Hungry Suspect Turns Himself In After Breaking into Pasadena Area Taco Bell in Search Of Grub Early Saturday

 

Benefits:

Catholic Charities San Gabriel Valley to Honor St. Philip the Apostle Church’s Father Joseph Moniz on May 7

Junior League of Pasadena’s Simply Speaking Fundraiser Was Simply Wonderful

 

Faces:

Caltech’s Anderson Receives Neuroscience Prize

Altadena Town Councilmember Wins Fulbright Scholarship to Pakistan

Actor Matt Lillard’s 5JammaSlamma a Success for Five Acres’ Foster Youth

Planetary Society’s Bill Nye the Science Guy to Speak at ACCESSE18 Conference in Pasadena

Gloria Allred Holds Up ‘Cosby, Guilty’ Sign, Gets Mix of Applause and Boos at Daytime Emmys in Pasadena

Film Shines Light on the Charismatic, Miltant Eugene Victor Debs, Who Led a Fight to Address Income Inequality 100 Years Ago

PCC’s Jim Osterling Will Address the Future of Community Colleges in California in Talk This Week

 

Giving Back:

Pasadena-Based Hastings Foundation Gives $12 Million to USC

Five Acres Meeting at All Saints Church Will Explain Why You Should Consider Becoming a Foster Parent

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