Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 5:12 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 46 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Mountain Lion Found Catnapping Under Backyard Tree in North Pasadena, Sedated and Taken for Exam, Release

Development Official’s Remarks Draw Retorts from Councilmembers, Mayor Asks State for More Time

District 2 Councilmember Margaret McAustin Will Not Seek Reelection in 2020

Police Chief Will Detail How Department Spends Funds Received from Asset Seizures

Attorneys for Girl Injured by Falling Tree Branch Accuse City of Destroying Evidence

Pasadena Crime Rate Spikes 13%, Led by Burglaries, But Still Lower Than Most Recent Years

City Could Contract Firm to Design Suicide Prevention Plan for Colorado Street Bridge

Massive Emergency Plan Covering How City Will React to 22 Types of Major Disasters Goes to Committee for Approval

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

ACLU Forum to Discuss Competing ‘Use of Force’ Legislation

City of Pasadena Employees to Support Denim Day, April 24

Pasadena-Based County Agency Formation Commission Extends Search for Alternate Public Member

Pasadena Fire Chief Announces New Hazardous Materials Specialist

New City Health Director Looking to Some Things Old, Some Things Bold

Pasadena Commission Ponders Landmark Designation for 5,578-square-foot Dobyns House

City Council Meets Monday, Considers Request to HUD for Homeless Programs

 

Education:

Exhibit at Pasadena High School Honors Genocide Victims Around the World

Leaders of Local French Cultural Institutions React to “Heartbreaking” Losses at Notre Dame Cathedral

Time Is Running Out for High School Seniors to Apply for PWP Scholarships Worth Thousands

 

Community News:

Full Day of Inspiration Greeted Middle, High School Girls at “Faces of You: Young, Gifted and Black”

Record Local Rainfall Coupled with Higher Temperatures Set Stage for Mosquitoes

Your Pasadena Easter Brunch Guide

The Bunny Museum Opens Doors to Hoppin’ Good Fun on Easter Sunday

A Day They Take Back Drugs You’re Not Taking

New Pasadena Planned Parenthood Program Reaches Out to Vulnerable Populations with ‘TransCare’

Pasadena Education Network Fundraiser Raised Over $20,000 Last Weekend

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Free May Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Women 40 and Older Invited to Join Pasadena Senior Center Fall 3X3 Basketball League

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta at Pasadena Senior Center

Pasadena Convention Center Celebrates a Milestone: 10 Years of Excellence as City’s Premier Facility for Meetings and Events

Palm Sunday Protest on Steps of City Hall

Leadership Pasadena Recruiting Future Community Leaders

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena Terrorism and Workplace Violence Expert Gives Safe Haven on Popular Radio Show, ‘Listen Up with Jim Potts”

Pasadena Startup, USC Researchers Announce Breakthrough Medical Technique

 

Public Safety:

Pasadena Man at Home with His Children Shoots Intruder

Owner Sues Dog Hotel Over Lost Eye

Pasadena Police Partner with Nonprofit as Reported Domestic Violence Jumps 10%

Pasadena Police Department Ramps Up Distracted Driving Enforcement This Week

 

Faces: 

Study by Pasadena Geologists May Provide Proof California Long Overdue for The Big One

120-Year-Old Pasadena Law Firm Hahn & Hahn Expands Practices

Baseball Reliquary Commissions Musical Work in Memory of Jackie Robinson

 

Benefits: 

Simply Speaking, the Junior League of Pasadena’s Gala was a Success

 

Giving Back: 

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Awards $315,000 in 56 Gifts and Grants to Regional Non-Profits and Schools

 

Gatherings: 

Lite Nite 2019 Celebrated Local Heroes and Humanitarians with a Ceremony and Reception at the Women’s City Club of Pasadena

 

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