Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 4:22 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:

Suspects Arrested in Monday’s Fatal Rose Bowl Parking Lot Stabbing

State Reports Find Pasadena Unified Below State and County Student Proficiency Averages, Improving

Caltech’s Frances Arnold Becomes Fifth Woman to be Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Council Passes Ordinance Which Fast Tracks Converting Hotels and Motels into Housing for the Homeless

Public Safety, Political, Activist Leaders Praise Passage of New Police Transparency Laws

Campaign in Favor of Two City Sales Tax Measures Picks Up Steam, Finds a Friend in Pasadena Firefighters

City Officials Launch Flurry of Forums to Raise Public Awareness of Sales Tax Proposal on November Ballot

Local Men, Led by Pasadena Faith Leaders, Stand on City Hall Steps in Support of Women Survivors of Sexual Violence

Pasadena City Council Moving Ahead With Zoning Amendment to Transform Motels into Housing for Homeless

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

County “Overlap” Prompts Pasadena to Launch New Hahamongna Restoration Projects

City Announces Where It Stands on Upcoming Ballot Measures

Pocket Park Proposed for Lamanda Park Library

Metro to Hold Community Meeting in Pasadena About Proposed North Hollywood-to-Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit Line

 

Education:

Pasadena High School Student Wins $100,000 College Scholarship

 

Community News:

Craftoberfest Comes to Pasadena

Pride Festival Slated for Pasadena in Mid-October

Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Hosts Film Historian

Give Thanks By Giving Back

Santa Anita to Guarantee $1 Million in Saturday and Sunday’s 20 Cent Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot Pool

Chinese American Foundation’s Rose Parade Float Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad

Adelante Youth Alliance Presents 8th Annual Adelante Young Men! College and Career Conference

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Tournament of Roses Royal Court Announced

The Art of Science Fiction is Explored at Kidspace Free Family Night

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena’s Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inks License and Collaboration Agreements Worth $3.7 Billion

Medicare Advantage Provider with Pasadena Facilities to Pay $270 Million To Settle False Claims Act Liabilities

 

Public Safety:

Police Ask Public to Help Them ID Man They Say Robbed Macy’s of $6,000 in Jewelry at Gunpoint

Pasadena Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charges He Sexually Assaulted 5 Women

Altadena Sheriff’s Deputies Talk Knifeman at McDonald’s into Surrendering

Pasadena Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Five Women

Pasadena Man Stabbed to Death in Rose Bowl Parking Lot During Fight Monday Identified by Authorities

Pasadena Police Arrest Local Man Suspected in Multiple Sexual Assaults

Gun-Brandishing Bandit Robs Macy’s Jewelry Department Sunday Evening

 

Benefits:

Hillsides Names Gala Chairs for 2019 Gala, Heart of Brazil

Side Street Project 25th Anniversary Gala and Art Auction

Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley Fall Benefit Held Saturday

Professional Child Development Associates’ Harvest Moon’ Gala Was Magical

 

Faces:

Early Morning Call to Caltech Professor Brings Unexpected News: She Just Won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg

Betty McKenney, Co-Founder of Arlington Garden, Passes Away

 

Gatherings:

Shakespeare Club Welcomes Past Club Presidents and Past League Directors at Leadership Luncheon

Yes, Virginia Fund to Celebrate 25 Years at Upcoming Luncheon and Boutique

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