Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 4:25 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 49 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

With Wildfire Season Dead Ahead, Pasadena’s Fire Chief Reflects on Lessons Learned Last Year

Pasadena Unified Faces More Belt-Tightening Even With New Tax Money, Layoffs Considered Tonight

Campaigns Like Denim Day, #Me Too Lead More Victims to Report Sex Crimes to Pasadena’s Special Victims Unit

As PWP Prepares to Pitch Rate Hikes, It Asks to Mothball Collections on Controversial Surtax

County, City Warn Travel Season Can Increase Chances of Exposure to Measles as Outbreak Continues

State Agency at Center of Spacebank Mini Storage Toxic Site Storm Opens Pasadena Lab to School Kids

Metro Reaches Deeper into Wallet to Fix Portion of 210 Freeway Prone to Crashes Impacting the Gold Line

In Pasadena, Descendants of Armenian Genocide Survivors Say U.S. Must Recognize Their Holocaust, Too

Proposed Mixed-Use Project for South Lake Avenue Could Lead the Way to Street’s Transformation

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Pasadena Police Chief Joins Senator Portantino at Key State Hearing for Recidivism Reduction Bill

Assemblymember Holden Introduces Resolution On PG&E’s Bankruptcy

Assemblymember Holden’s Legislation to Strengthen Anti-Discrimination Laws in Hosting Platforms Passes Judiciary Committee

Pasadena Media To Receive National Award for Overall Excellence in Local TV Programming

Congressman Adam Schiff Honors Pasadena Educator Among 13 Local Women of the Year Awardees

 

Education:

Pasadena City College Signs Dual Enrollment Agreement with La Canada Unified School District

Pasadena’s Institute of Culinary Education Announces Wolfgang Puck as 2019 Commencement Speaker

Letter | Pasadena Unified Superintendent Brian McDonald Messages the Community

State’s Department of Toxic Substances Control Pasadena Laboratory Plans to Host Students for Day of Hands-on Learning, Mentorship

Along Defunct 710 Freeway Extension Route, School Farm Grounds Young People and Gets Back to the Earth

Caltech Students Chart a Course to Saturn’s Moon, Enceladus

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Caltech’s John Grotzinger

 

Community News:

Jewish Federation and the Pasadena Playhouse Partner for Special Holocaust Remembrance Day Reading

Special Meals and Deals Offered During Pasadena Restaurant Week Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 10

Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS PUSD Certification Program Draws Full House

Pasadena’s Favorite Success Story is America’s Best Large Employer, Too, as Trader Joe’s Takes Top Honors

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena Dance Team Takes First Place in Las Vegas

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Awards Hillsides a Music Program Grant

Recent Infectious Disease Outbreaks Among Children Are Cause of Concern for Local Parents

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

What do 80,000 Eggs and Thousands of Happy Kids Look Like?

Families Partner with San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity to Build and Buy Their Own Homes in Pasadena

 

Business Top Story:

OneWest Bank Celebrates Earth Day with “Turn Paper into Trees” Campaign

Self-Driving Vehicle Tech Company GM Cruise Automation to Expand Workforce in Pasadena

 

Public Safety:

No Grey Area About Marijuana Laws

State Court Upholds Conviction of Father Who Drowned His 1-Year-Old Daughter in Pasadena Because She Was “A Burden”

Pasadena Police Clamp Down on Distracted Driving, Which Can Be Deadly

Residents Play Key Roles as Police Hunt Down, Arrest Hastings Ranch Burglary Gang

Reward Reinstated in Murder of 4-Year-Old Boy at Altadena Home, Authorities Seek Any Information

Pasadena Man Charged with Murder of Elderly Arcadia Woman, Could Face Death Penalty

Pasadena Business Owner Arrested on Indictment Alleging Investment Scam that Claimed Precious Metals Could Be Extracted from ‘Ancient Slag’

Man Stabbed by Three Attackers When He Says He is Not a Gang Member

Pasadena Federal Court Overturns Arizona Death Penalty Conviction

 

Faces: 

Pasadena Police Gift Legendary L.A. Dodger Manny Mota with Baseball Gear to Take to the Dominican Republic

Amy Polverini, MD, Named Director of Breast Surgery at the Huntington Cancer Center of Huntington Hospital

 

Benefits: 

Tickets Now Available for Five Acres’ Desert Oasis Gala

 

Giving Back: 

Annual Pasadena Ronald McDonald House Walk for Kids Raises $103,000 for Programs

 

Gatherings: 

Cozy Stylish Chic Hosts Launch Event for Junior League of Pasadena, Leadership Pasadena’s Design Competition

Little Treasures Equal Big Support for Pasadena Art Alliance

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