Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published : Friday, February 8, 2019 | 6:07 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 46 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena School Board Considers Eliminating Committee-based Structure

New Pasadena-based Super Political Action Committee Will Take Aim at Business Taxes

Differing Interpretations of Police Shooting Video Demonstrate Pitfalls of Transparency

Pasadena’s City Manager Announces Rewards in Cold Case Murders

Council Could “Stay the Course,” Vote to Continue $2 Billion, 400-Year Long Undergrounding Program

Local Clergy Urge City Council to Vote for Continuing Minimum Wage Increases on Pasadena’s Faster Track

City Offers $5,000 Reward in All Unsolved Pasadena Murder Cases

Underground Utility Program Will Grind Forward on Centuries-Long, $10 Million Per Mile Trajectory

Residents, Leaders Speak at City Hall in Support of Minimum Wage Path

As Federal Funds for Training Firefighters Shrink, Pasadena’s Fire Dept. Proposes Solution

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City Council Authorizes Fire Department’s Request to Join New Training Entity

County Seeks State Support to Access Federal Funding for Mental Health Treatment

Arts, Housing, Vending Fees on South Pasadena City Council Agenda

Chamber Says Survey Reveals Members Have Cut Payroll, Raised Prices to Cope with Minimum Wage Hikes

Pasadena School Counselors Celebrate During National School Counseling Week



Sequoyah School and Pasadena: Celebrating Six Decades Together

Assistance League Donates School Supplies to Blair Middle School

Blair Opens Renovated High School Building with a Celebration

School District Asks Public to Take Part in Survey

Special School Board Meeting to Consider Pasadena-China Student Exchange

Richmond Wolf Elected as New Caltech Trustee


Community News:

Actor, Comedian Steve Levy Dies in Pasadena

The Rotary Club of Pasadena Says Have a Heart this Valentine’s Day

Free Public Tours of Tournament House Begin for 2019

The Huntington Acquires Trove of Papers by F. Marion Crawford, Popular 19th-Century American Novelist

Fox’s Altadena for Dinner: Real Good Cookin’

Rose Bowl Will Hold ‘Party of the Century,’ Kick-starting the Countdown Towards Its 100th Birthday in 2022

Pasadena Host Lions Club to Host the 82nd Annual Student Speaker Contest

Join Celebrity Guests, Entertainers and Dignitaries at the 37th Annual Black History Parade and Festival

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

The Huntington Library Hosts Pasadena’s Princesses of Fashion for Industry Runway Show

Leadership Pasadena Hears from City Leaders

A Noise Within Launches New Cultural Initiative to Partner with Underrepresented Communities

Bean Sprouts Cafe Moves Into Kidspace with Healthy, Funny Fare

Police Department Seeks Community NonProfit as Grant Partner

Weather-Related Safety Concerns Shut Down “End Epilepsy” Walk at Rose Bowl


Public Safety:

Pasadena Police Launch New “Community Brief”

Do You Recognize This Burglary Suspect?

South Police Dept. Introduces Sign-Language Video Technology



David Pyott Elected as New Caltech Trustee

Caltech Professor to Be Honored With 3 Other “Immigrant Scientists”



Soulful Gospel and Jazz Brunch Benefit Will Help Local Youth

Barnhart Presents Denim & Diamonds 60th Anniversary Gala

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Golf Tournament at Brookside Golf Club on April 5th


Giving Back:

Roundtrip Rose Bowl Ride to Fight Multiple Sclerosis




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