Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, November 24, 2018 | 5:54 AM

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:

Local Merchants: Save Room in Your Wallet for Our Deals, on ‘Small Business Saturday’

The Year Pasadena’s Cherished Thanksgiving Dinner in the Park Tradition Almost Didn’t Happen

Pasadena Officials, Business Leaders Urge Shoppers to Find Black Friday Bargains Locally

The Rolling Stones Are Coming to the Rose Bowl in 2019

Doo Dah Queen Parlays Civic Involvement Into Her 2018 Reign

Tournament Tradition Flourishes at Annual High Tea with the Rose Queen and Royal Court

City Council Tested by School District’s Fast-Approaching Deadline

City Council Discusses Measure J Funding for Pasadena Unified

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Pasadena Congresswoman Supports Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the U.S. House

Barger Calls for Investigation into Growing Presence of Dockless Scooters in East Pasadena, Other Unincorporated Communities

Council Approves Pay Hike for City Manager

President Trump Derisively Misspells Name of U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff, Who Represents Portions of West Pasadena

Council Will Consider Landmarking Two Historic Properties Monday

In a Day and Age Where Threats Abound, Water-Filled Barricades Will Line Rose Parade Route for Third Year


Community News:

Lesser-Known East Pasadena Thanksgiving Day Effort Feeds 1,200, Lets PUSD Families in Transition Know They’re Cared For

Thanksgiving Day Activities and Events Throughout Pasadena

Keep Your Pet Safe With These Thanksgiving Tips

Thanksgiving Holiday Closures and Available City Services for Pasadenans

Hillsides Honors Angel Awardees and Major Donors at Circle of Excellence Dinner

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Heart-Warming Pasadena Tradition Will Go Ahead Thanksgiving Day, Rain or Shine

Local Red Cross Issues Call for Immediate Blood and Platelet Donations

Free December Events at Pasadena Senior Center


Business Top Story:

Kim Hillman Joins Lee & Associates Pasadena

Amazon and Whole Foods Offer “Ultra-Fast” Thanksgiving Grocery Delivery Throughout Pasadena

Pasadena-based Tap Systems Announces App for Their Type-by-Tapping Device

Pasadena’s Coast Autonomous Earns Prestigious Sustainability Award


Public Safety:

In the Pasadena Courthouse Next Week

Saying the Greatest Number of Home-Cooking Fires Occur on Thanksgiving, Pasadena Firefighters List Safety Tips

Unhappy Would-Be Shopper Goes on Rampage in Local Best Buy

Caltrans Announces All Lane Closures for Thanksgiving Weekend Are Cancelled, Warns of Snow in Local Mountains

Have You Seen him? 11-year-old Missing from Altadena Group Home

Pasadena Police Urge You to Celebrate the Holiday Season Responsibly, And to Be Vigilant While Driving

Pasadena’s Alleged Dine and Dash Fraudster Set to be Back in Court Tuesday

Pasadena Deploys Six Firefighters to Northern California to Help in Grim Search for 1,276 Missing in Camp Fire



Lionel Frederick Menuhin Rolfe, 1942-2018

Leadership Pasadena names Corey Castillo to Advisory Board

Pasadena Architect Sits on Awards Jury for American Institute of Architects



Altadena Links to Host “The Magic of the Holidays” Benefit Brunch

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


Giving Back:

Pasadena Police Officers Deliver Hot Thanksgiving Day Meals Prepared by the Salvation Army

KNBC’s Help 4 the Hungry Visits Ralph’s Pasadena

Hillsides Launches Annual Adopt A Family Program for the Holidays

Third CRxEATIVITY Festival Date is Announced

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