Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, September 22, 2018 | 3:44 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 39 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Former Pasadena Police Lieutenant Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearms Sales

Stater Bros. Hiring 100 Workers to Staff New Pasadena Store

City Will Move Ahead with Current Desiderio Park Plans After Council Motion for Reconsideration Fails

Pasadena’s Podley Properties Bought by deasy/penner

Pasadena School Board President Announces Citizens Oversight Committee Chair Has Been “Removed”

City Nears Roll Out of New Toughened Seismic Retrofit Regulations

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

South Pasadena Council to Weigh UUT Budget Options

Governor Brown Signs Area Senator’s Suicide Prevention Legislation

National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 25

Progressive Action Group Demands Fuller Seminary Stop Sale of Campus Until Agreement on Future Use of Site Be Negotiated

New Private School Slated for 15-Acre Pasadena Campus Reveals Plans for Demolitions, Construction, Enhancements

City Committee Meeting to Examine Factors Which Drive Pasadena’s Economy

 

Education:

Two Pasadena Colleges Among Top-Ranked in California for Graduates Earning Best Starting Salaries

Caltech Celebrates the Opening of the Bechtel Residence, First New On-Campus Housing in Two Decades

Caltech Near the Top of Best Colleges List in California

 

Community News:

Public Invited to Healthy Retail Market Celebrations

Colorado Street Bridge Lane Closures Slated for Friday Through Sunday

Taking Steps to End Heart Disease and Stroke at the Pasadena Heart Walk Sept. 29

Experience Greece Without Leaving Pasadena at This Weekend’s 3-Day Greek Fest

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Tournament of Roses Announces 2019 Float Judges

Leadership Pasadena Welcomes the Class of 2019

Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel Valley Invites Local Residents to October Event

Would You Like Some Beer or Wine with Your Donuts Today?

Pasadena Convention Center’s ‘Little Bit of Everything’ Philosophy Draws Almost 400,000 Visitors to Pasadena a Year

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena Software Company X1 Announces New CEO

 

Public Safety:

Judge Dismisses 10 Felony Charges Filed Against “Dine-and-Dash” Dater, Lets Misdemeanors Stand

Ex-Pasadena Police Lieutenant Set to Accept Plea Deal Today in Federal Gun Dealing Case; 2nd Officer Remains Under Investigation

Talc Supplier Opts Out of Jury Decision, Decides to Settle in Pasadena Johnson & Johnson Trial

Officer Injured as He Pursues Armed Suspect Who Allegedly Threatened Diners

Claim Filed Against Pasadena in Death of Father Struck by Rock Dropped Onto Car From 134 Freeway Overpass

Pasadena Goes Pink Starting Monday

 

Faces:

Pacific Clinics Promotes Dr. Scott Fairhurst to Vice President, Clinical Outcomes, Training and Special Projects

 

Benefits:

Annual Pasadena Police Foundation Breakfast Announced for Early October

Broadway Performers Featured at Arboretum Gala

PEN’s 9th Annual Poker Tournament Coming November 2

Families Forward to Host 8th Annual Twilight Tasting Event

 

Giving Back:

Pasadena Educational Foundation Receives Endowment Gift of $500,000 from Keith and Margaret Russell