Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Friday, November 9, 2018 | 6:41 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 51 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena Police Train for Mass Casualty Incident with Innovative Tactical Medical Response

City Council May Attach Conditions to Pasadena Unified School District Measure J Funding

Arrests Made at Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries

Pasadena Voters Overwhelmingly Pass New Sales Tax Measures

Pasadena Election Coverage Tonight: Sales Tax Measures on Their Way to Victory

Orange Grove Boulevard Road Diet Opponents Hold ‘Victory Party’

Today is Last Day for Early Voting in Midterm Elections

Pasadena City Employees Rehearse Disaster Scenario Responses

One Week Before Deadline, Pasadena School Board Keeps Cutting But Still is $4.6 Million Short of Required Target

Former City Employee Danny Wooten Convicted of More Than 50 Criminal Counts Related to Embezzlement of Public Funds

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

City Council Designates “Whispering Waters” a Historic Landmark

Pasadena Man Honored for Helping Put a Child Molestor Behind Bars

County Supervisor Barger Adds Comprehensive Health Care to Improve Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

Holden, Chu and Schiff React to Their Tuesday Victories

Democrats Chu, Holden and Schiff Easily Re-elected

FAA Will Hear Public’s Take on New Departure Routes Out of “Pasadena’s” Airport

Pasadena Public Health Department Reports on Its Constant Vigil for Disease

Pasadena’s Voter Turnout Off to a Strong Start

Pasadena Ties for 6th Place in Nationwide Digital Cities Survey

South Pasadena Seeks Public Input in Search for New Police Chief

Today: Interim Police Chief Compares Pasadena’s Body-Worn Camera Policy to LAPD’s

Pasadena Health Department to Update Committee on Progress of Urban Wildlife Management Plan

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

 

Education:

County Says Passage of Measures I and J Has No Bearing on Current Schools Budget Cost Cutting

Patrick Bonacci 2018 San Francisco New Orleans Distinguished Lasallian Educator

Ramona Convent Students Explore Northern California Colleges

Ramona Convent Students Receive College Board PSAT/NMSQT Special Awards

Fly Kicks for Kids at Cleveland a Huge Success

 

Community News:

Amidst “City as Wunderkammer” Festival, Fulcrum Arts Throws First Fundraising Gala

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Huntington Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Get in the Spirit! Hillsides Hosts Holiday Benefit at Parkway Grill December 4

Skies will Turn Sunny as Voters Head to the Polls

Assistance League of Pasadena’s Craft Fair Gift Shop Launches Featured Artist Program

Five Acres’ #FosterFutures Pasadena Mural Spotlights Need for Foster Families in Greater L.A. Area

Altadena Guild Presents Check to Huntington Hospital Appearance Center

 

Business Top Story:

Parsons Realigns Management Roles, Johnson Named as Vice Chairman and Chief Development Officer

Pasadena Man Named Chief Financial Officer of Commonwealth Business Bank Parent Company

Pasadena-based Brazil Minerals Moves Forward on Gold and Diamond Mining Projects

 

Public Safety:

Fencing on Colorado Street Bridge Helps Prevent Suicide Jump

Pasadena Police Arrest Four, Seize Cash and 168 Pounds of Marijuana at Two Illegal Dispensaries Wednesday

Preemptive Electrical Shutoffs Are Still Possible Today, But Only in Small Portion of Pasadena

Gang Member’s Conviction Upheld for Shooting Rival in Leg at Pasadena Popeyes

Responding to Gunfire, Police Encounter Fleeing Man Who Says He Found a Man in His Motel Room Who Had Shot Himself

Police Pursuit That Started in Pasadena Ends in Multi-Car Crash in Arcadia

 

Faces:

Caltech Mourns the Loss of Trustee Walter Burke

Former JPL Project Director is on a New Mission: Retrieving Space Junk

David Damus, CEO of Pasadena’s System Property Development, Inc., Named to Board of National Parking Association

Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Hosts Outstanding Local Registered Dietitian and Author

 

Benefits:

Moonlight Maritime Breaks Records Raising Funds for Pasadena Ronald McDonald House