Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published : Saturday, December 8, 2018 | 5:02 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 40 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Metro Board Approves Nearly $150 Million Worth of New Transit Projects for Pasadena, South Pasadena

Field of Police Chief Candidates Shrinks to 3, Community Panel Completes Interviews

Erika Endrijonas Named Sixteenth Superintendent/President of Pasadena City College

Interim Police Chief Cites Lower Numbers of Crimes, Arrests and Uses of Force

City Council Puts Off Discussion of Sharing Sales Tax with Pasadena Unified at Tonight’s Meeting

Fuller Theological Seminary Campus Moves Closer to Having New Owners

Construction Begins on Devil’s Gate Reservoir Sediment Removal Project

Senator Portantino Introduces Bill to Delete 710 Freeway Extension from California Streets and Highways Code

Gold Line Repairs From Thanksgiving Day Crash Continue, Officials Seek Long-Term Solution to Prevent Vehicles from Crashing onto Tracks

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Senator Portantino Recognizes Pasadena Women with Special Awards

Slowing Down, Council Will Vote on Forming an Ad Hoc Committee with School Board to Plan Measure J Implementation

Town Hall Meeting on Old and Central Pasadena Dominated by Discussion of Homelessness

Assemblymember Holden Joins Colleagues to Propose Significant Funding Increase for Affordable Housing and Infrastructure

On Deadline, Pasadena Moves to Conform Local Street Vending Regulations with New State Law

Pasadena Opens Official Visitors Hotline Open to Help Tourists Attending the 130th Rose Parade and 105th Rose Bowl Game on January 1

Pasadena Begins Process of Drafting New Regulations for Street Vendors

Council Will Consider Acting on Recommendation to Replace Pasadena Water and Power’s Aging Customer Information System

Armenian National Committee Announces Community Meeting in Pasadena to Discuss Potential New Vote Center Locations

 

Education:

Pasadena’s New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Announces Senior Leadership Team

Pasadena Waldorf Names Jena L. Hoffman New Business Administrator

 

Community News:

New Year’s Resolutions: Pasadena Bank’s Survey Reveals Gen Z And Millennials Are Smart About Saving

Pasadena Humane Society Engages Nationwide Search Firm for New President

Hathaway-Sycamores’ Holiday Card Program Helps Transition Age Youth Find a Place to Call Home

Pasadena Middle School Band Will Join Grand Marshal Chaka Khan and Hundreds of Performers for 2019 Rose Parade Opening Spectacular

Brrr! Cold Front Moves Over Pasadena, Rain Continues Thursday But Weekend Will Warm

2019 Amgen Tour of California Race Finish Line Will Lie in Pasadena

Local Treatment Center Awarded Coveted Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Kaiser Permanente Provides $650,000 to Help Communities Impacted by Woolsey Fire

Rusnak/Pasadena Audi Supports Hillsides with a Holiday Toy Drive

Kaiser Permanente Announces $6 Million in New Grants in Southern California Focusing on Mental and Behavioral Health Services

Dutch Consulate, The Anne Frank House Sponsor Special Mobile Exhibition at Marshall Fundamental School

 

Business Top Story:

SWS Venture Capital Joins Tech Coast Angels as Affiliate Member

Pasadena’s Dog Haus Continues Its Nationwide Expansion, Looking to Double in Size in 2019

 

Faces:

Calif Institute of Neuroscience Appoints Top Neurosurgeon

 

Giving Back:

San Gabriel Valley Starbucks Now Feature Holiday Toy Collection Boxes for Pasadena Foster Care Nonprofit Hillsides

 

Benefits:

LitFest Supporters Fundraise and Friendraise, as They Look Forward to Next “Edition”

 

Gatherings:

200 Honor Tournament of Roses President Gerald Freeny at Pasadena Chamber’s Annual Breakfast

Hillsides Hosts Successful Holiday Celebration at the Parkway Grill

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