Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Sunday, March 17, 2019 | 4:08 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 44 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena Muslims Grieve After New Zealand Terror Attack, Police Chief Offers Support, Reassurance

Opponents of East Pasadena’s 550-Apartment Gateway Project Focus on Site’s Toxins Cleanup

Suspect in Pasadena Murder Which Triggered Manhunt in Downtown Neighborhoods Pleads Not Guilty

City Officials Pleased With New Rose Bowl Loop Traffic Safety Test

Wording Change in City Sales Tax Deal with PUSD Opens Door to Charter School Funding

City Plans to Honor 1999 National Women’s Soccer Team Rose Bowl Victory as Current, Past Team Players Sue Soccer Federation

Council Considers $2.5 Million Parking Lot Addition to Playhouse District Pocket Park  

UCLA Report Predicts Continued Weakness in Real Estate Market, Local Realtors Say Otherwise

Pasadena Community Services Officer Overcomes Brain, Heart Surgeries, Runs in 51 Marathons

State to Present Toxins Cleanup Plan for Site of Proposed 550-Apartment East Pasadena Development

U.S. Women’s 1999 Champion Soccer Team Statue at Rose Bowl Prompts Spirited Exchanges

City Council to Consider Hiring Consultant for Post-710 Extension Scrum

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Sculpture, Sculptural Installation Considered for Public art Component of Proposed Development at Space Bank Site

Supervisor Barger Calls for Moratorium on County Use of Roundup Herbicide

City Commission Takes Aim at Leaf Blowers and Lawn Mowers

 

Education:

March 15 is Registration Deadline for 1st Lottery of 2019-20 Open Enrollment

Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors Announces PUSD Realtor Certification Program

Without a Lease and the Clock Ticking, Pasadena’s Fair Oaks Preschool Looks to the Public, GoFundMe for Help to Relocate

Caltech’s Millikan Pond the Site of Fierce Aquatic-Robotic Battle Tuesday

Over 30 Colleges Scheduled for College Fair at John Muir High School

Caltech Ranks High Among Best U.S. Colleges for Financial Aid

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Returns to Eliot Arts Magnet with Sixth Grade Cents Financial Literacy Workshops

 

Community News:

Hillsides Education Students Help Shelter Dogs Find Homes

Pasadena Chamber, Pacific Oaks College Team Up to Host a Non-Profit Job Fair

388 CORDOVA Open House This Weekend, Models Now Open

Spirit Airlines comes to Hollywood Burbank Airport

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Pasadena Doctor Chooses Hybrid Choice Concierge Program from Concierge Choice Physicians

Pasadena International Film Festival Opens with ‘Band Geeks,’ a Musical Journey to the Rose Parade

Jeanne Chung of Cozy Stylish Chic to Chair Junior League of Pasadena, Leadership Pasadena’s Design Competition

Kidspace Children’s Museum Celebrates its 23rd Annual Butterfly Season

Earn More with Pasadena Service Federal Credit Union’s Cash Offer

Group Is Now 5 Days into 40-Day Vigil, Demonstration Outside Pasadena Planned Parenthood

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena-Based Jones Coffee Roasters Opens in South Pasadena

Pasadena’s Sun Pacific Goes Organically Fruity with Cuties

Parsons Plans IPO Valued at $3 billion

 

Public Safety:

Violent Collision Leaves 4 Injured, First Responders Find Alcohol and Handgun in Block-Long Debris Field

Pasadena Man Charged With Trying to Hit Police Officers with His Car During Wild Pursuit in Montebello

The 2019 Pasadena Skills Challenge Games Bring the Public and First Responders Together on the Court

The Pasadena Police Department Working to Keep Roadways Safe this St. Patrick’s Day

 

Faces: 

Lake Avenue Church Senior Pastor Greg Waybright to Step Down

New Caltech Professor Seeks Order in Chaos

 

Benefits: 

PUSD Volunteers Honored at Pasadena Education Network’s 11th Annual Wine, Beer, & Spirits Tasting Event

 

Giving Back: 

Trojan Alumni Give Back to Hillsides during USC Alumni Day of Scervice

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