Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published : Sunday, January 20, 2019 | 4:26 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 59 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

State of the City is Good’ Says Mayor Tornek

Expect Demonstrators at Mayor Tornek’s State of the City Speech Tonight

Preparations Gear Up in Pasadena for Next Week’s Homeless Count

Pasadena Sees First Police Shooting Under New Chief, Evolving Use of Force Procedures

2019 ‘State of the City’ Speech to Concentrate on Spending

Hahn & Hahn Partner Laura Farber to Lead the Tournament of Roses in 2020

Pedestrian Safety, New Development to Dominate Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Group Meeting Set for Thursday

City Commission Digs Into Pasadena’s Economic, Employment Numbers Today

Special School Board Meeting Fails to Produce Measure J Spending Priorities

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Pasadena’s First Declared 2020 Mayoral Candidate to Headline at Weekend’s Blexit Rally

New Laws Taking Effect this Month

New E-Scooter Pilot Program Approved for East Pasadena, Altadena

Los Angeles County Supervisors Call for the Department of Mental Health to Provide School-based Services Countywide

New Cohousing Movement Sweeping Senior Community Across U.S. Topic of Local Discussion

City Commission Will Consider New Loudspeaker System in Brookside Park

Pasadena-Area Assemblyman Pledges Protection for Ratepayers, Fire Victims as PG&E Files for Bankruptcy

Council to Vote on Ordinance Which Will Usher in 5G Communications Throughout City

Council Expected to Approve Plans to Help Pasadena’s Homeless with $1.08 Million in Measure H Funds



Caltech’s New CARE Team Zeroes on Students’ Mental Health

Neighborhood Nursery School Seeks Expanded School Hours

PCC Board to Take Up New Chief’s Contract

Shadowing the Future of Student Employment

Marshall Fundamental School Announces Five Posse Scholar Awards


Community News:

Seasoned Restaurant/Food Radio Host Peter Dills to Put Unique Spin on Restaurant Show with Focus on Breakfasts, Brunches

Local Reporter’s Book Tells a Fiery Tale

Applications Open for Leadership Pasadena Community Leadership Course for Veterans

National Tour of Menopause “The Musical”

Descanso Gardens Comes to Life at Night with its New ‘NightGarden’

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Volunteers Still Needed for “Every Person Has A Name,”A 25-Hour Holocaust Remembrance at City Hall

Hillsides Annual Gala Tickets on Sale Now

Enrique Martínez Celaya’s Large Outdoor Sculptures Go on View This Month

Cheeseburger Week Challenge Results Released: Pasadena’s Favorites Revealed

Books From the Private Library Of Hugh M. Hefner Offered at Pasadena Sale Next Month

The Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau to Celebrate “National Plan For Vacation Day” on January 29th by Encouraging Locals to Use Their Unused Vacation Days in 2019

Next BoldPas, “A Day of Art & Play in Old Pasadena,” Will Be June 8

Desperately Seeking Vaquera

SoCalGas Issues “Dial It Down” Alert Through Friday Night

Free February Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Tournament of Roses Foundation Announces It is Now Accepting Grant Applications

Cheeseburger Week Wrap-Up: Foothill – Nee Twoheys – Serves a Mean Cheeseburger

Cheeseburger Week Wrap-Up: A Big Experience at the White Horse Lounge

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Three Visits To Pasadena Left An Indelible Mark


Business Top Story:

Pasadena’s Green Dot Joins Standard & Poor’s MidCap 400 as PG&E Bankruptcy Repercussions Felt

Pasadena-based Alexandria Real Estate Pays $100 Million For Stanford University Office Building

Pasadena-based AECOM Wins $1.4 million Contract to Design Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

Sears Hastings Ranch Lives to Sell Another Day

Lotus Clinical Research Adds Peggy Schrammel as Senior Vice President


Public Safety:

Storage Unit Rental Security Tips From the Pasadena Police Department

Pasadena Police Stop Residential Burglary Spree

City Says Emailed Survey From “City of Pasadena” Is Fraudulent

Numerous Foothill I-210 Freeway Closures Continue This Week for Pavement Rehabilitation

Woman Charged with Murder of 75-Year-Old Pasadena Woman

Party’s Over as ‘Dine-and-Dash Dater’ Surrenders to Serve Jail Sentence

Alleged Cell Phone Thief Sought

Pasadena Police Officer Makes Career About Helping Local Youth



Huntington Hospital Names New Chief Financial Officer



La Canada Flintridge Educational Foundation Presents its 28th Annual, “Under the Big Top”

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