The Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 5:28 PM

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:

Pasadena Police Fire on Suspects’ Car Attempting to Accelerate Towards Them, Two Arrested

Pasadena’s Transportation Director of National Stature, Fred Dock, Bids Adieu to the City

Councilmember Gene Masuda Announces Re-Election Campaign

How Safe is Safe Enough? Toxic Cleanup at Development Site Dominates Council Meet

City Manager Delivers Proposed $872.5 Million Operating Budget for Next Fiscal Year to City Council Tonight

Councilmember Gene Masuda Opens Up About Why He’s Running Again

ArtCenter College of Design Establishes a New Presence in Downtown Los Angeles

Developer Agrees to Test Contaminated East Pasadena Site for Explosives Chemicals

As Pasadena Teens’ Suicide Attempts Rise, Mental Health Care Professionals Reach Out to Engage the Community

State Refuses Mayor’s Request, Won’t Extend Public Comment Time on Cleanup of Contaminated Development Site Past Mid-May

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Pasadena Congresswoman Votes to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Agreement

County Extends Moratorium on Use of Roundup Pesticide

Pasadena Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month with Free Mental Health Day Event

Council Could Agree to Settle Suit in Case of City Tree Which Collapsed and Injured 8 Children, 2 Critically

City’s Planning Department Needs More Money to Finish Scoring Larger Number of Commercial Cannabis Applications Than Expected



Caltech, Lucy Jones to Expand Successful Science Communications Workshop


Community News:

“Human Jukebox” Band is Rose Parade Bound

Annual Foster Care Art Show: The World Through Trying Eyes

Los Angeles District Attorney Comes to Pasadena to Award Courageous Citizen Honors to 3 Gutsy Heroes

League of Women Voters Convenes Confab on Rent Control, Tenants Rights

Pasadena Man Killed in World War II Pearl Harbor Attack is Laid to Rest in Emotional Ceremony

Don’t Miss the Biggest Block Party of the Summer at the Playhouse Block Party

Enjoy a Bit o’ Britain at the June Faire

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena Announces New Online Portal Open for Summer Registration

Rose Bowl Officials Say Weekend’s BTS World Tour Kickoff Concert Unlike Anything They’ve Seen Before

It’s Not About the Pay, But the Patients, Claim Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Therapists

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Presenters Announced for 2019 DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS

Decades After Dying, Pasadena Man Killed During WWII Attack on Pearl Harbor Will be Laid to Rest with Military Honors


Business Top Story:

Pasadena-based Kitchen United Opens Chi-Town Location #2

Bill by Pasadena’s State Senator to Modify Minimum Franchise Tax for Small Business Owners Meets With Mixed Response

Tetra Tech Wins INFORMS 2019 Edelman Award


Public Safety:

Pasadena Police Traffic Officers Put Focus on Motorcycles in May

Pasadena Police Write 366 Citations for Texting-While-Driving During Four One-Day Special Enforcement Operations

Robber Likely Responsible for One Man Retail Crime Wave Arrested After $7,000 South Lake Avenue Jewelry Heist

Young Woman Killed in Seattle Crane Accident a Recent Graduate of Pasadena’s Futures Academy

With More Wilderness Rescues Expected This Spring and Summer, Pasadena Search Teams Train with High Tech Tools



PFAR Charitable Foundation’s Wine Tasting and Auction Charity Fundraiser Returns this Summer


Giving Back: 

LA5 Rotary Club of Los Angeles Awards Pasadena’s Hillsides Grant of Over $10,500

Foothill Family Launches Elder Abuse Treatment and Support Program

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