Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Sunday, September 30, 2018 | 4:36 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 45 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Area Home Sales Fall, Lack of “Affordable Inventory” and Higher Interest Rates Blamed

NAACP Pasadena Presidents Reflect on Past, Future of Organization

City Attorney Cautions City Leaders About Advocating for Ballot Measures

School Board Will Vote On Whether to Remove Citizens Oversight Committee Chairman

Queen Bey and Jay Z Shake the Rose Bowl (and Much of West Pasadena) Again Tonight

District Teachers Vote “No Confidence” in Pasadena Unified Superintendent

Pasadena Mayor Forms Committee in Favor of Municipal Sales Tax Measures I and J

Pasadena Eateries Already Implementing New State Straws Law

Lane Closures on Colorado Street Bridge for Emergency Fencing Continue This Week

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Video Ad Contest Launched by ‘Yes on Measure I and Measure J’ Committee

Senator Portantino Hosts 2018 Women in Business Awards

Metro Floats ‘Light Rail on Tires’ Concept Between Pasadena and North Hollywood to City Committee, Community Meeting

Supervisor Barger Calls for Investigation Into Voter Registration Errors

Pasadena Citizen Service Center to Deliver First In-Person Status Report to City Council Committee

Council Approves Housing Department’s Annual Report, 13 Projects Served Over 915 People

Pasadena Assemblymember’s Bill to Protect Children from Lead in Drinking Water Signed by Governor

City Council Hears About Two New Developments Tonight

Finance Committee Weighs $400,000 Allocation for Pickleball Courts Today

City Says Total Cost of Defunct Pasadena Metro Bike Share Program Will Hit $2.6 Million

 

Education:

School Board Removes Citizen Oversight Committee Volunteer Chairman, Citing His Opposition to Upcoming Ballot Measure

Pasadena Unified Board Eliminates District’s Decades-Old Merit Civil Service System

Caltech and Amazon Web Services Launch Collaboration in Pasadena

ArtCenter Provost Karen Hofmann Receives 2018 Industrial Designers Society of America Education Award

Caltech Scholars are Charged to ‘Sculpt’ Their Own Experience, Learning

 

Community News:

Popular E-Waste Recycling and Document Shredding Event Announced

Firefighters Kick Off ‘Go Pink’ Month at California Pizza Kitchen, and They Want You to Join Them

Pasadena Civitan Club Celebrates Employers Who Make a Difference

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Sierra Madre Civic Club’s 2018 Halloween Window Painting

 

Business Top Story:

Nearby But Isolated Eatery Up For Sale in Mountains East of Pasadena

Pasadena First, Then the Nation: Dunkin’ Donuts Officially Drops “Donuts” From Name After Successful Local Rollout

Pasadena’s Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 6,500,000 Shares of Common Stock

Pasadena’s OpenX 2018 Holiday Survey Finds Strong Consumer Confidence in U.S. Economy Will Fuel Spending, Much of It Online

 

Public Safety:

Man Charged With Killing His Mother In Their Pasadena Home

Police Say Pasadena Man Admits Stabbing His Mother to Death

Pasadena Judge Declares Mistrial in Johnson & Johnson Talc Case

“Dine-and-Dash Dater” Pleads Not Guilty to New Misdemeanor Counts Monday as District Attorney Challenges Last Week’s Dismissal of Felony Charges

Police: Have You Seen This Man?

Caltrans to Fully Close Eastbound I-210 (Foothill Freeway) in Pasadena for Sign Installation

Pasadena, Rose Bowl Merchant Pleads Guilty for Failing to Report $3.7 Million in Income to the Internal Revenue Service

Home Struck By Gunfire in Early Morning Incident

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