Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 3:37 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 50 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Database of Pasadena Public Employee Salaries Released

Police Chief Reports Lower Crime, Use of Force and Citizen Complaints Numbers in Continuing Trend

Attorney Says Police May Have ‘Doctored’ Video Which Appears to Refute Allegations of Sexual Assault Against Two Officers

New City Sales Tax Measure Approved for November Ballot

City Could Lose More of its Share of Tax Revenues Without New Tax Measure

Thousands Party on The Colorado Street Bridge

Local High School Student Makes a Difference

New Urgent Care Medical Center in East Pasadena Officially Opens Wednesday

Pasadena Police to Set New Policy Regarding Release of Body Worn Camera Footage

Council Moves ‘Space Bank’ Foothill Boulevard Project Forward Despite Toxins Concerns

Pasadena City Council to Revisit Proposed 550-Unit Development at Space Bank Site Tonight

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Caltech Political Science Professor: Democracies More Prone to Start Wars – Except When They’re Not

South Pasadena Council to Consider UUT Repeal Plan

Complete Your Driver License Application from Home

Zero Fourth of July Fireworks-Related Injuries, But a 43% Jump in Reports of Illegal Fireworks

Barger: Stormwater Measure Exceeds Requirements, Overburdens Taxpayers, Adds to High Cost of Housing

Council Approves ArtCenter Master Plan But Asks For More Study on ‘Digital Gallery’

City Announces Free Program for Businesses to Reduce Waste

DMV Field Office in Pasadena Will Open Every Saturday Starting in Early August

Pasadena Plans for a Powerful, But Responsible, Future at Wednesday Community Meeting

City Commission Considers Landmarking Historic Pasadena Church

 

Education:

ArtCenter Campus MakeOver, with Controversial Digital Gallery, Goes Before City Council Monday Night

 

Community News:

Kaiser Permanente Offers a Hand Up to Small Businesses

Altadena Chamber of Commerce, Altadena Town Council to Recognize Webster’s Community Pharmacy As A Small Business Winner

Look! Up in the Sky! Bird? Plane? It’s AstroFest!

Video Games Used for Dementia in Pasadena Research

Pasadena’s Friendship Baptist Church “Sunday Gospel Brunch” Fundraiser

The Huntington Breaks Ground on Final Phase of its Chinese Garden to Add New Features Including Pavilions, Art Gallery, Cafe

Free Summer Concerts in Memorial Park: ‘Unlikely,’ City Official Says, ‘Still Possible,’ Organizer Says

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Best Used Book Sale

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

City Neighborhood Specific Workshops Continue Today with Focus on East Colorado

‘ER Alternative’ to Open Doors in Pasadena on Wednesday

Dog Haus is Giving Away Free Gourmet Hot Dogs on Wednesday (It’s National Hot Dog Day!)

Red Cross Says It Suffers an Emergency Blood Shortage in Wake of July 4 Decline in Donations

Enjoy the 22nd National Night Out Events With Pasadena City Officials Across Pasadena

 

Business Top Story:

Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Hears Passenger Traffic at Hollywood Burbank Airport May Reach 5 Million Passengers

 

Public Safety:

Burglars Break Into Pasadena Home as Elderly Residents Hide Upstairs

Body Identified of Young Man Found Dead in Pasadena Apartment After Hazmat Scare

Women Allege Sexual Assault by Pasadena Police Officers; City Says Claims ‘Easily Proven False’

Young Man’s Death Remains a Mystery After Hazmat Crew Declares Scene Safe

Enjoy the 22nd National Night Out Events With Pasadena City Officials Across Pasadena

Robber Slugs Starbucks Customer in Face, Steals His iPhone But is Quickly Captured in South Pasadena

 

Benefits:

Chef Claud Beltran Hosted Annual Rose Soiree Tasting Event Benefiting Professional Child Development Associates

Jesse A. Cripps Named Chair of Hillsides Board of Directors

 

Faces:

Hogarth Sets Record, Wins Pasadena City Amateur Championship for Sixth Time

Dr. Lawrence Dorr to be Honored by Operation Walk, Humanitarian Organization He Founded to Perform Free Surgeries for those in Need

Pasadena Scientist Reveals His Team Has Found the Brightest Object in the Universe From the Dawn of Time

A Conversation with Caltech’s Matt Thomson: How Do Cells Make Decisions?