Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 5:22 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 41 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Council Asked to Guarantee Schools at Least $5 Million in First Year of Sales Tax Sharing

Accused Killer Charged With Stabbing Death in Downtown Pasadena Appears in Court

Councilmember Gordo Recall Disintegrates, Effort’s Most Vocal Backers Bail Out

Council, School Board Hash Out Details of Measure J Sales Tax Funding

City Commissions Still Mostly Men, as Pasadena Ramps Up for 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

County Sprays Controversial Herbicide Known as “Roundup” in Northeast Pasadena

Eager Audience Members Wait in the Rain at Pasadena Civic for ‘America’s Got Talent’

Pasadena Woman Leads Local Boxing Team to State Championships

Sheltering in Place: What You Should Know, What You Should Do

Golden Voice Silenced: Inspirational “Voice” Singer Janice Freeman, 33, Dies at Home in Pasadena

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Pasadena Assemblymember’s Bill Extending Scope of College Classes in High School Advances

City of Pasadena Unveils 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote Logo as Part of Yearlong-Plus Initiative

Assemblyman Holden Recognizes Tournament of Roses President as Woman of the Year

Work Moves Forward on Lamanda Park Pocket Park, Budgeted for $300,000

Rose Queen Louise Deser Siskel Honored at State Capitol as Senator Portantino’s “Woman of the Year”

U.S. Senate Confirms Seattle Attorney to Seat on Ninth Circuit, Will Hear Cases in Pasadena

Rose Bowl Loop Safety Issues Top City Committee Meeting Monday



Pasadena School Board Could Authorize Laying Off 32.4 Full-Time Employees on Thursday


Community News:

Support the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Annual Spring Golf Tournament on Friday, April 5

Pasadena Publisher Red Hen Press Releases First Children’s Book, ‘Captain Pump’

Sen. Gillibrand Introduces Senate Companion to Rep. Chu’s Taxpayer Penalty Protection Act

2020 Rose Parade Marching Bands Selected, Announced

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Junior League of Pasadena, Leadership Pasadena Join Forces to Fundraise in 2019

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Rerouted, Flyover Over Pasadena Canceled


Business Top Story:

Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation Opens New Office Space at “America’s Stadium”

Pasadena-based Rockley Cozies Closer to Hentong For Cash, Production Capacity

Successful Nationwide Hot Dog Chain Started in Pasadena Adds Franchise Development Director


Public Safety:

Pasadena Man Arrested in Alleged Scheme to Buy Homes, Convert Them Into Marijuana Grow Houses

Spring Forward: Time to Change Your Clocks & Your Batteries

Pasadena Police Recap February’s Critical Incidents

Young Driver Smashes Car Through Pasadena 7-Eleven Front Glass Window, Flees



Huntington Hospital Student Volunteer Featured in Award-winning Social Media Campaign

Rose Bowl Memorial for Clarence Broussard Set for March 9



Hillsides to Host Open House for Bienvenidos Family Resource Center, East Los Angeles on March 21

Shakespeare Club of Pasadena to Hold 65th Annual Boutique and Fashion Show

Sneak Peak of What to Expect at Masters of Taste, Union Station’s Biggest Fundraiser

Hathaway-Sycamores’ Celebrating Children Gala Lands at the Elegant Vibiana to Raise Funds for Transition Age Youth

Pasadena Police Activities League to Hosts 17th Annual Golden Badge Awards Dinner on March 28th

Kidspace Children’s Museum Celebrates 40 Years, Announces Birthday Bash

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