Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 4:06 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:

Self-Certification of Inspections for Pasadena Home Sales About to Go into Effect

Rising Elder Abuse in Pasadena Targets the Purse

Pasadena Feels the Heat at Center of Environmental Warming Study

Police Asset Forfeiture Collections Explode, Approach $800,000 in Just 8 Months

Peloton Rep Says City Plan for Rose Bowl Loop Threatens Cyclers, Is Unsafe

New Empowerment Forum Part of Larger Youth Outreach by Tournament of Roses

Breakthrough as Caltech Computer Scientists Create Reprogrammable Molecular Computing System

Green Street Tree Removals Draw Ire of Tree Activists

Possible Criminal Charges Will Be Sought in High-Speed Collision That Left Block-Long Debris Field, Injured Three

Hundreds Hold Vigil to Stand Up Against Hate, Honor Dead in New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Meeting Will Focus on Getting Pasadena Contractors Their Fair Share of Work at Old Pasadena Mega-Project

CEO of Democratic Party to Drop In On Pasadena

New Presale Self-Certification Program

Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Airport Authority Increases Fee Paid by Ride-Sharing Companies

Pots of Gold in Pasadena?

County Supervisors Approve Halt to Using Roundup Herbicide While Study is Conducted, Alternatives Explored

 

Education:

Assistance League’s “Very Important Performers (VIP)” Program Celebrates PUSD Middle School Students

African American Organizations Welcome PCC’s Incoming Superintendent-President

Pasadena Chamber Connects Pasadena Unified High School Students with Hollywood Burbank Airport for Experiential Learning

 

Community News:

Local Running Club Pasadena Pacers Road Ready for Sunday’s Los Angeles Marathon

Pasadena’s First “Human Sculpture,” to Depict a Bicycle, To Be Attempted as Part of Amgen Tour Celebrations

KFC Brings Its Finger Licking Good Chicken and Waffles Back to Pasadena, Starting Saturday, March 23

Pasadena Latino Heritage Committee Launches Parade and Festival Season with Grand Marshal’s Announcement

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Cannabis Nurse Wants Pasadena to Be Open-Minded as Opening of Marijuana-Related Businesses Draws Closer

Soul Force Sacred Music Festival in Pasadena, Earth Day Weekend

Free April Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Free Sample Classes at Pasadena Senior Center; Spring Classes Start April 15

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena’s BallerTV: You Don’t Have to Miss Your Kid’s Game After All

Local Pharmaceutical Developer, Hoping For Another Success, Applies to FDA for Trial Testing of Gene-Silencing Drug

 

Public Safety:

Missing 18-Year-Old Pasadena Man Found by Rescue Teams in Mountains North of Altadena

Rollout of Safety Measures at Rose Bowl Loop Marred by Bicycle Crash

Four Arrested for DUI During St. Patrick’s Day Police Saturation Patrol

Pasadena Home Goes Up in Flames Early Sunday

Police, Local Young People Work to Make St. Patrick’s Day a Safer One

 

Faces: 

County Coroner: Actor St. John Died After Stay at Pasadena Hospital

Documentary on ‘Running Man of Pasadena’ Well-Received at Pasadena Film Fest

Pasadena Playhouse Cum Laude Grad and Performer, Long-Time KTLA Presenter Tom Hatten Dies at 92

 

Giving Back: 

YWCA Pasadena Girls Empowerment Programs Receive Generous Grant to Purchase New Van