Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published : Saturday, January 26, 2019 | 5:25 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 41 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

School Board Approves Contract Extensions for Superintendent, Top Administrators

Holocaust Remembrance Vigil Set for City Hall Steps on Saturday Night, Sunday

Chief Perez Calls for Balance Under New Police Records Transparency Law

Pasadena Application Process for Marijuana Retailers Aims at the High-End

Vigil at Fuller Seminary Campus Links Dr. King’s Ministry to Low-Cost Housing

Caltech Remembers Martin Luther King’s First Visit to Pasadena, His 1958 Visit to its Campus

Institute of Culinary Education Launches Natural Gourmet Center in Pasadena

City to Review Minimum Wage Impact Studies Before Deciding Whether to Press On with Planned Raises

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County Developing Plan to Generate More Mental Health Hospital Beds

SoCalGas’ Smart Therm Program Wins Award at 29th Annual Association of Energy Services Professionals Conference

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Announces New Mental Health Division to Help Those in the Criminal Justice System

City to Celebrate the Grand Reopening of Robinson Park Recreation Center

Pasadena Water and Power Schedules Laundry-to-Landscape Greywater Workshop

Pasadena’s Incoming Vice Mayor Issues King Day Challenge to Community



Pacific Oaks’ President Pat Breen, Ph.D., Announces Retirement

Survey Your Children’s Summer Options at One of America’s Largest Summer Camp Fairs, Held Here in Pasadena

School Board Meets Thursday, Will Discuss Funding Categories for New Sales Tax Revenue


Community News:

Deadline for Hacktech ‘Hack-a-Thon’ @ Caltech is Approaching Fast

The Huntington and LA Arts Organization Clockshop Reunite for Contemporary Art Initiative

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Winter/Spring Community and Learning Programming

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Pasadena Foothill Unity Center Extend Services to Families, Individuals During Government Shutdown

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Wine Tasting is Moving Annual Event to Next Fall

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Best Used Book Sale

Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel Valley Invites Local Residents to February Event

Fuller Studio Wins District VII CASE Silver Award of Excellence

Pasadena Showcase House For The Arts Awards $30,000 to Ten Aspiring Young Musicians


Business Top Story:

Profits Surge at Pasadena’s East-West Bank

Pacific Clinics Names Richard Dominguez New Board Chair, Jessica Mack as First Vice Chair
Public Safety:

Crooks Target Seniors with Blessing Scams

Preliminary Hearing Continued for Pasadena Man Accused of Assaulting Five Women

Pasadena Police Stop Commercial Burglary Spree, Ask Public’s Help in Identifying Third Suspect

Sheriff’s Department Asks Public For Help in Finding Pasadena Teenager Missing Since Jan. 6

Gunfight Shakes Neighborhood, No Victims Found



Southern California Public Radio, Owner of Pasadena’s KPCC, Names Herb Scannell President

Pasadena Author Naomi Hirahara’s Hiroshima Boy Nominated for an Edgar

Harry Fisk Bowles, MD, Elected Chief of Medical Staff at Huntington Hospital

Local Professor Wins National Academy of Sciences Prize



Institute for Educational Advancement to Celebrate Milestone at 20th Anniversary Celebration


Giving Back:

Rotary Club of Pasadena Foundation Will Award Health-Related Community Grants


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