Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 4:44 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 43 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Plain Talk from a Street-Wise Pasadena Homeless Expert

PCC Board Approves Partnership with Pasadena Unified School District

Green Dot Sees More Green; Pasadena Company Heads Towards $1 Billion in Sales This Year

Tournament of Roses’ First African American President Will Receive Top Award at NAACP Pasadena Ceremony

Pasadena Continues Wrestling With State for Control Over Local Development

Legislation Would Honor Victims of 1972 Arroyo Seco Bridge Collapse with Memorial

The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization, Based in Pasadena, Launches Construction 5,500 Miles to the South in Chile

Quiet Pasadena Neighborhood Reeling from Violent Home Invasion Robbery

Pasadena Police Agree to County Grand Jury Recommendations on Citizen Complaints

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s 2018 Bills Clear Senate Appropriations Committee

Pasadena Court Revives Free Speech Lawsuit Over Photography Ban at U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

HEAR Center Honored by LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger

Public Safety Committee Meets Today, Will Vote on Raising Police Towing, Impound Fees

Pasadena Water & Power Wants You to be Aware of Utility Scam Attempts

 

Education:

Clairbourn School Offers Area Parents, Students Series of Merit Scholarships

Amazon Teams With Pasadena City College for Cloud Computing Certificate Program

Returning Pasadena Students Greeted by Success on First Day of School

Tightly Wound on Massive Rubber Bands, Model Race Cars Hurtle Down Track at ArtCenter’s International Formula E Competition

Authorities Warn Caution as Thousands of Pasadena Children Head Back to School Monday

Pasadena Public Schools Reopen Monday. Here’s What Parents Should Know

 

Community News:

It’s All About the Little Guys and Gals this September at One Colorado Kids’ Tuesdays & Thursdays

CarneyMagic Brings Laughter and Theatricality to Sierra Madre Playhouse

Boxers Will Duke It Out in Full Scale Boxing Ring and Free Boxing Exhibition in Front of Historic Pasadena City Hall

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Noted Gemologist, Author Will Talk About Non-Traditional Gems

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Licenses Brain Vaccine Development to Pasadena-Based StemVax

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena Company Named to Inc. Magazine’s List of America’s 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Pasadena Angels Invest in Novel Insulin Infusion Technology

U.S. News & World Report: Huntington Hospital 5th Best Hospital in Los Angeles, 10th Best Hospital in California

It’s Hot, You’re Thirsty: Panda Express Brings Cheesecake Tea to Pasadena, For Now

Lost at Sea Restaurant Reportedly Will Close This Week

 

Public Safety:

Stranger Undresses 4-Year-Old Girl at Pasadena Restaurant

Pasadena Police Respond to Harrassment of a Minor at Chick-Fil-A

Police Find Man’s Body in the Arroyo Seco

Police Update Information About Weekend Home Invasion Robbery of Elderly Couple by Armed Men

Five Armed Suspects Stage Terrifying Home Invasion Against Elderly Couple, 86-Year-Old Woman Injured

Police Department’s Snow-Cone-Cooled Open House Saturday Sees Hundreds of Local Residents Stop By

Police Speak with Missing South Pasadena Man, Conclude He Voluntarily Left Home and Call Off Their 22-Day Search

 

Benefits:

Professional Child Development Associates Announce 10th Annual Harvest Moon Gala

 

Faces:

The Huntington Names Christina Nielsen as New Director of the Art Collections

Caltech Astronomer Wins 2018 Robert J. Trumpler Award

 

Giving Back:

Tzu Chi USA Opens Wildfire Aid Registration for Carr Fire Survivors

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