Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, September 1, 2018 | 6:23 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 41 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena Moves to Eliminate Inspection Requirements For Home Sales

Pasadena Considers Hiking Fees Paid by Developers In Lieu of Including Affordable Housing in Projects

Pasadena School Board Plans to Double Cash Reserves Required by State Before Restoring Cuts

City Council Will Take Second Look at Controversial Desiderio Park Design

Council Votes on Pasadena’s First African Sister City

Pasadena Scientists Say Earthquake Alert System Successful in Recent Quake

Burglary Ring Bust Collars Alleged Pasadena, Altadena Gang Members

Council Says “No” to Transfer of Park District Funds

Alleged ‘Dine and Dash Dater’ Denies Litany of Charges

Protest Planned for Tonight’s City Council Meeting Over Proposed Restroom at Desiderio Park

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Local Assemblymember’s Legislation to Help Protect Children from Lead Poisoning Heads to Governor’s Desk

Arroyo Seco Tributary Bill Passes California Legislature

New Development to Rise at Intersection of Orange Grove and Lincoln

Pasadena’s Electrical Rates About Middle of the Pack Among Local Cities

City Council Approves Pasadena’s Newest Sister City

City Committee, Council Will Vote on Fee Developers Pay as Alternative to Including Affordable Housing Units in Projects

Police Response to Grand Jury Recommendations for its Citizen Complaint Process Under Review

Council Considers Borrowing Plan Which Could Pay for Controversial Bathroom in Desiderio Park

New Contract Considered for City Attorney/Prosecutor Michele Beal Bagneris

 

Education:

Pasadena Education Network Announces Free Parent Programs

PCC’s “Boots to Books” Program Helps Student Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

Pasadena Unified Puts Out the Call to the Public to Serve on the Measure TT Citizens Oversight Committee

 

Community News:

Get Ready to Wiggle Waggle Walk

Altadena Poetry Review Puts Out the Call for Local Poets to Submit Their Opuses

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts is Accepting Applications for Gifts and Grants

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

 

Public Safety:

South Pasadena Police Officers Shoot and Kill Disabled Woman Who Reportedly Pointed Handgun at Them

Pasadena Police Investigate Man’s Death, Await Coroner’s Determination as to Cause

Pasadena Man’s Conviction Upheld in Murder of Girlfriend Who Was Mother of His Two Children

Car Owner Confronts Thief With Handgun

Man Finds Early Morning Snacker Burglarizing His Kitchen

Body Discovered Beneath the Colorado Street Bridge

Twenty Local Kids ‘Shop With A Cop’ for School Essentials, Courtesy of Pasadena Rotary

Man Shot Sunday, Receives Non-Life Threatening Wound

 

Benefits:

Ladies Night Out 2018 to Benefit Cancer Support Community

AbilityFirst Announces its 44th Annual Festival of Fall, Themed “Lights… Camera… AbilityFirst!”

It Was a “Hot” Night in La Canada at the American Cancer Society’s Annual Gala

 

Faces:

Pasadena City Employee Receives International Award for Excellence in Public Works Administration

 

Giving Back:

Pasadena Community Foundation Grantee PCDA Invests in their Future with Creation of Agency Endowment

 

Gathering:

Side Streets Project Announces 25th Anniversary Celebratory Gala

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