Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published : Saturday, December 15, 2018 | 4:23 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 44 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Down to the Wire After Months of Budget Cutting, School Board Approves Required Fiscal Stability Plan

Renewed Questions a Year After Violent Arrest of Christopher Ballew by Pasadena Police

Council Approves New Street Vending Regulations in Time for New Year’s Day

Huntington Hospital President ‘Troubled’ by Allegations Against Obstetrician; Forms Committee to Review Policies and Procedures

Second to Last City Council Meeting for the Year Faces Busy Agenda

American Legion to Kick Off Centennial Year in Pasadena with Week-Long Celebration, Culminating in Rose Parade Float

Facial Recognition Technology Used to Screen for Stalkers at Rose Bowl Taylor Swift Concert Raises Questions, Concerns

Altadena Gets a New Market Thursday, and Its Owners Promise Products Will Be ‘NOSH’

City Council Will Form Ad Hoc Joint Committee with School Board to Implement Tax Revenue Sharing

JPL-Built Voyager 2 Probe Enters Interstellar Space 11 Billion Miles from Pasadena

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Pasadena Congresswoman Urges Republican Leadership to Oppose Border Wall Funding

Councilmember Tyron Hampton Unanimously Elected Vice Mayor

Assemblymember Holden Will Deliver Legislative Outlook Briefing at Pasadena Service Club Meeting Wednesday

Small-Cell 5G Technology Sweeps into Pasadena, Backed by New Federal Regulations

Pasadena Congressman Adam Schiff Says President Trump Could Face ‘Jail Time’ Upon Leaving Office

Second to Last City Council Meeting for the Year Faces Busy Agenda

 

Education:

New Pasadena Boarding School on Former University Campus Submits Plans for Demolitions

 

Community News:

Pasadena’s “Diamond Chef” Sparkles at World’s Largest Food Sport Competition

ArtCenter Displays the Future of Design Itself in Fall 2018 Art Center Grad Show

Santa Drops In Early with Presents and Good Cheer for Sick Children, Courtesy of Local Police

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Celebrates Annual Holiday Boutique and Luncheon

Honda Will Lead Rose Parade with a Fleet of Floats

Cal Poly’s Rose Parade Float Will Be “Far Out”

Huntington Hospital Emergency Dept. Doctor: What Should You Do if You Get the Flu

American Armenian Rose Float Association Gears Up for 2019 Pasadena Tournament of Roses

How to Volunteer to Decorate Rose Parade Floats

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena-Based OneWest Bank Launches Debit Card Controls

Giant Retailer Walmart looking at Pasadena Company’s Robot Burger Cook

Pasadena Company Gets 5-Year $23 million Federal Contract for Forest Program in Peru

Pasadena Venture Capital Group Said It Closed Inaugural Fund with Nearly $80 Million in Capital Commitments

Pasadena-Based CIT Bank Launches Community Investment Loan Program

Pasadena’s General Finance Corporation Acquires Instant Storage Company

Pasadena Startup with Revolutionary Commercial Kitchen Concept Expands Eastward

 

Public Safety:

Have You Seen This Man?

Two Pasadena Businesses Among Recipients of Wave of Bomb Threats Nationwide Thursday

Renewed Questions a Year After Violent Arrest of Christopher Ballew by Pasadena Police

Metro Gold Line Repairs from Thanksgiving Truck Crash Completed This Week

Pasadena Police: There Are No Valid Excuses for Impaired Driving Over Christmas/New Year’s Holidays

Nurse Claims She Was Fired by Huntington Hospital Because She is Latina

Colorado Boulevard Again Will Again Be Closed to Traffic at 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve

 

Faces:

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Fiona Cowie

 

Gatherings:

Rose Bowl Bruins Celebrate the Holidays

 

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