Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published : Sunday, February 3, 2019 | 5:08 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 50 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Police Think There May be More Possible Victims of Pasadena Therapist Accused of Sexual Assaults

City, Police Release Polished “Community Briefing” Video of Jan. 11 Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Council Approves New Presale Self-Certification for City’s Real Estate Occupancy Inspection Program

Future Sales Tax Revenues, Crucial to City’s Fortunes, Tough to Predict from Third Quarter ’18 Results

Advocacy Group Favoring Minimum Wage Increases Apologizes to Pasadenans for Email Survey “Blunder”

Sparkling New and Expanded Robinson Park Recreation Center Reopens Saturday

Senator Portantino Selects Rose Queen Louise Deser Siskel as Woman of the Year for Her “Trailblazing Leadership”

Pasadena Heritage’s Annual Meeting Convenes on Former Battleground

City Council Approves Working With Bridge Housing on Heritage Square South Project

ArtCenter Students Create Innovative Homeless Housing: Both a Bridge and a Sanctum

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Senator Portantino Continues Firearms Safety Offensive

Public Input Meetings Set for City’s Draft Wildlife Management Plan

Pasadena-Area Assemblymember Chris Holden Reacts This Morning to PG&E’s Chapter 11 Filing

Future Sales Tax Revenues, Crucial to City’s Fortunes, Tough to Predict from Third Quarter ’18 Results

PWP to Begin Replacement of 1930s-Era Water Pipe Along Portions of Orange Grove Boulevard

PWP Receives Grant for Greywater Study

Heritage Square South, After Long Gestation, Could Move Forward After Council Vote Monday

 

Education:

Consecutive Win for School at JPL-Hosted Science Bowl

 

Community News:

Finally, A Cut Federal Workers Will Welcome

Opening Reception Saturday for First-Ever Interactive Children’s Exhibit from Popular Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Teens Invited to Participate in Pasadena’s 2019 State of the Youth Convening

Shumei America Announces 3rd Annual Green Life Food Festival

Rose Bowl Stadium Announced as Overall Finish Line for 2019 Amgen Tour of California Race

In Pasadena, “Suits” Producer Says Meghan Markle Likely Won’t Return to TV, Even for Cameo

Riboli Family of San Antonio Winery Accepts Wine Enthusiast’s “American Winery of the Year” Award at Wine Star Awards

The Playhouse Block Party Will Return to the Heart of Pasadena’s Cultural District

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

One Colorado Loves Valentine’s Day!

Jericho Road Pasadena to Host Four Workshops on Effective Board Membership

Women 40 and Older Invited to Join Pasadena Senior Center 3X3 Basketball League

Daytime Emmy Pre-Nominations Announced Ahead of May Event in Pasadena

Police Department Seeks Community NonProfit as Grant Partner

 

Business Top Story:

Walnut Street Mega-Project Launches Search for Local Workers, Businesses Contractors

 

Public Safety:

Public Asked for Help in Identifying Robbery Suspects

South Coast Air Quality Management District Issues Mandatory “No Burn” Prohibition for Pasadena Through Wednesday

Crooks Target Seniors with Blessing Scams

Man Offers to Pay Robber to Get His Laptop Back, is Slashed with Knife

Hearing Re-set for Defendant Charged With Carjacking, Assaulting Officer

 

Faces:

Actress Glad She’s Not Cast in Drug Lord’s Trial

Huntington Hospital Announces New and Returning Board Members

Hunt Ortmann Elevates Aaron Flores to Shareholder; Adds Sander Alvarez as Senior Counsel

Science and Research “STARs” to Be Honored at Joint Pasadena, Sierra Madre Rotary Soiree

Pasadena Senior Center Welcomes New Board President Paul Kinney

British Professor to Discuss Effects of BREXIT on Creative Industries, Design Diversity

Search for Product Design Chair at ArtCenter Yields In-House Selection

Here’s Your Chance to Get to Know the Pasadena Playhouse’s Dynamic Producing Artistic Director, Danny Feldman

Caltech Senior Named Churchill Scholar

 

Benefits:

Guests Par-Tee’d for Children’s Healthcare at the Young & Healthy Gala

 

Giving Back:

Five Acres Receives Generous $100,000 Grant from S. Mark Taper Foundation

 

 

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