Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 4:01 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 51 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Councilmembers Take Fight Against Space Bank Project to the State

County Supervisor Faces Roundup of Complaints About Devil’s Gate “Big Dig” Project

New Water Plan Using Old Pipeline on Tap at City, Supervisor Meet Wednesday

Council Approves Changes to Tenant Protection Ordinance

Canyon Restoral Project May Be Back on Track

William Carey International University Closes Sale of 15-Acre Pasadena Campus

Cannabis Dispensary Owner Who Led Failed Recall Effort Apologizes to Councilmember Gordo

Cyclists Cry Foul, Question City Manager’s Involvement in Rose Bowl Loop Safety Actions

Officials Concerned Post-Rainy Season Mosquitoes Will Proliferate, Increasing Cases of West Nile Virus

County Supervisor Barger to Sit with Pasadena City Council for Special Mid-Week Meeting

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

New Pasadena Outreach Response Team Gives Hope to Homeless

County Dropped the Ball on Measure H Homelessness Funds, City Says

Assemblymember Holden’s Legislation to Increase Peace Officer Hate Crimes Training Passes Public Safety Committee

Pasadena School Board Meets Thursday, Expected to Approve City Sales Tax Deal

Design Commission to Review Final Design Application for Controversial Development at Spacebank Site Tuesday

Assemblymember Holden’s Legislation to Remove 710 North Project Area from Freeway Code Passes First Policy Committee

Rack and Ruin: City Ramps Up Newsrack Monitoring, Many in Disrepair as Print Circulation Continues Plummet

Council Tonight Could Authorize Financing for New $4.1 Million Parking System in 8 City-Owned Parking Garages

 

Education:

Assumption Eighth Graders Master Odyssey of the Mind, Head to World Finals

Families Forward Looks Back on Departing Executive Director’s Tenure

 

Community News:

Experts to Gather for Workshop on Surviving the Big One (And Its Aftermath)

Pasadena-based Giant Magellan Telescope Completes Foundation for Massive Instrument Ahead of Schedule

Shaker Alert System Developed in Pasadena Gets Tested

USC Pacific Asia Museum Appoints Dr. Bethany Montagano as New Museum Director

Pasadena’s Busch Gardens Property Still Transports Visitors to Days of Shangri-La Long Ago

Leadership Pasadena Veteran Receives “Women of Vision” Award

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts’ Music Mobile Program Captivates Local Third Graders

President of the Rose Parade and Grand Marshal of the Latino Heritage Parade, 2019 is a Two-Parade Year for Local Lawyer Laura Farber

Pasadena Family’s Pooch Dies In Plane Hold

Hathaway-Sycamores Welcomes New Board Members in 2019

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

The Clothesline Project at ArtCenter Puts Sexual Violence Awareness Front-and-Center

Armory Center to Feature “Four Roses” at Monthly Whiskey Tasting

Nature Experts Warn Pasadena Wildflower Watchers to ‘Take Pictures, Don’t Pick Flowers’ During Super Bloom Frenzy

 

Business Top Story:

El Portal to Celebrate 25 Years with Tequila and a Singing Angel

 

Public Safety:

Pasadenan Named in 19-Count Indictment Alleging Chinese Money Funded Marijuana Grow Houses

Pasadena Fire, Police Depts. Among Agencies Credited with Major Arrests Made in $4.5 Million Loss of Monrovia Business

Pasadena Police Activities League Honors Robert and Maggie Shahnazarian at Golden Badge Awards Thursday

Spike in Arrests as 19 Are Cuffed at Friday Night’s DUI, Drivers License Checkpoint

‘The Voice’ Alum Janice Freeman’s Cause of Death in Her Pasadena Home Revealed

 

Faces: 

NSF Director France Córdova to Speak at Caltech’s 125th Commencement Ceremony

Women in Leadership Vital Voices: Keeping Pasadena in the Political Loop

Local Couple Make Beautiful Music as Award Winning Owners of Pasadena Cultural Event Venue

Pasadena is Fountainhead of Regional Innovative Technology, Nonprofit Leader Says

Leadership Pasadena Names Joe Lumarda to Advisory Council

 

Benefits: 

SPARC’s Festive “A Night of 100 Artists” Party: An Opportunity for Art Lovers and Art Collectors

Shepherd’s Door Executive Director Linda Offray to Be Honored at YWCA Glendale’s Legacy Luncheon

 

Giving Back: 

Pasadena Art Alliance Holds its ‘Favorite Day’

Hillsides Expands Presence in East Los Angeles

Huntington Senior Care Network receives $300,000 from Huntington Collection