Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 4:11 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 46 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Hundreds Gather in Old Pasadena for Interfaith Remembrance of Pittsburgh Synagogue Victims

Pasadena School Board Votes to Close Cleveland Elementary as Cost-Cutting Continues

Suspicious Device Neutralized After 10-Block Area of Pasadena Evacuated

Hundreds Attend Pasadena Interfaith Service Mourning Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims, Share Solidarity in Face of Tragedy

Pasadena Considers Increasing Budget for Sheriff’s Rose Parade Security by 36%

Early Voting, Late Registration, Voting by Mail: What You Need to Know to Make Sure Your Vote Is Counted

Festival to Celebrate Marriage of Art, Science Throughout Pasadena

Council Votes to Terminate Coal Energy Contract

Police Chief Applications Are In, Now the Interviews Begin

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Pasadena Announces Application Workshop for Prospective Commercial Cannabis Operators

Pasadena Federal Court Panel May Send Immigrant Detention Case Back to Trial Court

Approved Commercial Cannabis Operations Will Pay $24,293 in Set Up Fees to City

County Exploring Food and Beverage Service to Boost Revenue and Create Community Spaces at Public Libraries

Pasadena Will Salute Veterans Sunday, November 11

Pasadena City Officials Remind Residents of Changes About Upcoming Outdoor Watering Restrictions

City Council Votes Monday on Terminating 40-Year Contract with Coal-Fired Intermountain Power Agency

City Moves to Impose Fees on Marijuana Retailers, Cultivators and Testing Labs



Pasadena’s Mayfield Junior School Announces Joe Sciuto as New Head of School

Pasadena Unified Board to Consider School Closings in Special Meeting Tuesday


Community News:

Rose Bowl Announces a “New Tradition” with Inaugural Turkey Trot 5K Run on Thanksgiving Day

The 3rd CRxEATIVITY Festival Date is Announced

Centerplate at the Pasadena Convention Center Prepares Turkeys for Annual Union Station Homeless Services ‘Dinner in the Park’

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Honoring Car Design and Car Designers: ArtCenter Celebrates 70 Years on Wheels

Pasadena Gets a “Sassy Classy” Doo Dah Parade Queen

Theatre Americana Exhibit Opens Saturday, November 3

Opinion | Pasadena Ballot Measures I and J: A Unique Opportunity to Protect and Strengthen Our Community and Our Public Schools


Business Top Story:

Pasadena-Based Wetzel’s Pretzels Offers ‘Cheesy Dog Bites’

Huntington Hospital Chief to Speak at Luncheon

New CFO Joins Pasadena’s Axial Biotherapeutics

New Pasadena Restaurant Features Popular Chinese Street Breakfast Food ‘Jianbing’

Pasadena Bank Survey: Consumers Are Willing To Cut Halloween Costs To Increase Their Savings

Federal Agency Awards Pasadena’s Tetra Tech $650 Million Contract for Land Tenure and Natural Resource Management Services


Public Safety:

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery, Update Your Disaster Supplies

Police Will Beef Up Patrols Friday, Looking for Speeders

Monday’s Bomb Scare Was Caused by Drug User’s Container on Outside of U-Haul Truck

Pair of Defendants Plead Not Guilty In Rose Bowl Parking Lot Murder

Police: Celebrate Halloween Responsibly

Pasadena Driver Charged in Hit-and-Run Which Killed Local Woman Pleads Not Guilty

Do You Recognize This Theft Suspect?

City Prosecutor Wants to Use Federal Grant to Hire Business Crimes Investigator, Assistant

Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena Revives Nestle Child Slavery Lawsuit



Caltech Awards Highest Honor to Lifetime Board Member Ben Rosen



College Access Plan’s Fall Comedy Event Fundraiser Takes the Stage Sunday, November 11 at the Fremont Centre Theatre


Giving Back:

Jericho Road Pasadena Honors Volunteers of the Year