Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published : Saturday, January 12, 2019 | 6:36 PM

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:

Pasadena Tallies Up This Year’s Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Statistics, and Some Are Astonishing

Breaking: Former City Official Convicted of Defrauding City of Pasadena Sentenced to 14 Years, Ordered to Pay $3.6 Million in Restitution

Pasadena-based Tetra Tech Tapped to Clean Up Remains of Northern California’s Deadly “Camp” Fire

A Year After County Said It Was Prepared to Take Over Pasadena Unified, It Approves District’s New Budget and Steps Back

Cordova Street ‘Road Diet’ Plan Garners Positive Reactions at Community Meeting

Mayor: Proposed State Housing Law a Bad Fit for Pasadena

Cheeseburger Week Spirit Fills the Air

Pasadena Congressman Sworn In as Chairman U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee

Anger, Frustration Over ‘Decimation’ of Hahamongna as Arroyo Seco Advocates Convene

Nature Advocates Call for Halt to Hahamongna Watershed Sediment Removal Project

Pasadena-Based Los Angeles County Pension Fund Jittery Over Data Disclosures

Community Meeting Will Ask Pasadenans Where They Want New Voting Center to Be Located

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Statement on Governor Newsom’s 2019-2020 Budget

Senator Portantino Praises New Governor’s First Budget

Assemblymember Holden Asks Community for Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year Celebration

School Board Special Meeting Thursday Will Address Measure J Spending Priorities

City Considers Removing Tree near New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

Help Metro Design Improvements to Its Bus System, Get a Free TAP Card



School Officials, Students Cheer Opening of New $18.9 Million Pasadena High School Gym

Polytechnic School Holds Its Own “Rose Parade”

Pasadena High School Celebrates Opening of Remodeled Gymnasium on Tuesday

Caltech Watson Lecture Preview: The Long-Run Behavior of Random Walks


Community News:

From Pasadena, Kaiser Study Says Flu Vaccinations During Hospitalization Are Low-Risk Golden Opportunities

DineLA 2019 Comes to Pasadena This Week

Cheeseburger Week Chronicles: Del Frisco’s Grille Serves Up Impressive Contender

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles to Host its 12th Walk to End Epilepsy on February 2 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena

Cheeseburger Week Chronicles: The Counter Offers Challenges and New Flavors for Cheeseburger Week


Business Top Story:

Wetzel’s Pretzels Heads East With Its West Coast Brand to Fuel Growth in 2019

Pasadena’s Rockley Photonics Appoints New Director to Board

Pasadena-Based Arrowhead Pharmaceutical Files Application to Begin Clinical Drug Testing

Tuesday’s Financial Rollercoaster Ride Keeps Doors Open at Iconic Hastings Ranch Sears Store – For Now

Pasadena’s Alexandria Venture Investments Recognized as #1 Most Active Investor in Healthcare Startups

Pasadena’s Parsons Acquires Defense, Intelligence Oriented OGSystems

Gimbal Purchases Managed Media Business from Pasadena-Based UberMedia

Pasadena-Based Maya Cinemas Names Marc Walton Chief Financial Officer


Public Safety:

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Says #JustHangUp on Suspicious Calls

Traffic Collision Results in a Fire Hydrant Fountain

Newly-Married Husband Allegedly Tries to Kill His Bride


Giving Back:

Pasadena Rotary Teams with Counterpart in India to Pay for Kids’ Heart Surgeries

Bob’s Discount Furniture, LA Galaxy Foundation Refurnish the Professional Child Development Associates Center



The Frostig Center to Host Benefit for Children with Learning Differences

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