Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, September 15, 2018 | 3:24 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 38 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena Hiring 2 Consultants to Study Effect of Minimum Wage Increase

Authorities Rethink Pasadena-Altadena ‘Transit to Trail’ Bus Route

City Commission Considers Zoning Amendment to Speed Conversions of Motels, Hotels into Homeless Housing

Batch of Infrastructure Projects on Tap for the Arroyo Seco

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Tells Gathering Honoring the Rose Parade’s First African American President “Pasadena Has Moved Forward”

Target Plans Employment Events in Pasadena Ahead of Seasonal Hiring Blitz

Local Filmmaker Looks Through the Lens for Gang Solutions

Julie Bank Abruptly Quits as Pasadena Humane Society President and CEO

Living Carless in Pasadena: Is it Easier Than You Think?

PCC Touts Free Tuition Program as Success, Expands to Second Year

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Constitution Day Will Be Celebrated in Pasadena

County Approves Barger’s Effort to Prevent Suicide and PTSD Among First Responders

City Moves Ahead with Plans to Upgrade Parking Fee Collection System in Eight City-Owned Garages

Committee Will Review Plans for New Development on Longtime Empty Lot

Pasadena Water and Power Recaps Progress on Top Projects to City Committee on Tuesday

 

Education:

Pasadena Chamber Fetes Member Companies That Hosted Local Student Interns

 

Community News:

Gold Line Extension to Montclair Could Start Construction in 2020, Generate 17,000 Jobs

Lactation Suite Opens at Hollywood Burbank Airport, Jointly Owned by Pasadena

Free Flu Vaccine Clinics Offered by the Pasadena Public Health Department

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Hundreds of Local Young Women Audition for the Tournament of Roses Royal Court

Pasadena’s 2019 One City, One Story Selection to be Revealed

And the Emmy Goes To: Cassini’s Grand Finale

Leadership Pasadena Announces Veterans Course Graduation

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena-Based Natural Health Products E-Commerce Company Serving Millions Celebrates 22nd Anniversary

Pasadena Start-Up Founded by Former JPLers Gets Equity Investment from Norwegian-Owned Oil and Gas Multinational

Pasadena’s Parsons Selected as Engineering Partner for $3.4 Billion Appalachia Underground Storage Facility

 

Public Safety:

Work Begins on Emergency $295,932 Colorado Street Bridge Fencing to Stop Suicides

Police Identify Suspect in Stabbing Attack That Left One Man Dead, and Another in Critical Condition

Big Rig Driver Dies in I-210 Foothill Freeway Wreck Tuesday Evening

Pasadena Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Victorian House Arson

 

Faces:

As Burt Reynolds ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ Tribute Screens in Area Theatres, Sally Field Comes Home to Pasadena for Memoirs Event

Coalition for Increased Civilian Oversight of Pasadena Police Hosts ‘Know Your Rights’ Forum with Local Attorney

From Colorado to Caltech: Meet Chemistry Professor Kimberly See

Pasadena Official Heads to Santa Clarita Valley

Caltech’s Mikhail Shapiro Wins Roger Tsien Award for Excellence in Chemical Biology

 

Benefits:

The Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Hosts Prelude Luncheon

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