Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 7:31 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 44 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena Welcomes Home Marine Corps Battalion at City Hall Friday Morning

After Domestic Abuse Reports Rose in Pasadena, A New Team Was Formed to Help Victims

Pasadena Police Department “Restructures”

Residents Keep Pressure on Council to Safeguard Against Toxins at Space Bank Housing Development

Pasadena Gets New Vice Mayor on Monday

Frontliners See More Elderly Joining the Ranks of Pasadena Homeless

Council Budget Discussions Focus on Police

West Pasadena Residents Will Meet Wednesday, Drill Down on Homelessness at Annual Meeting

Disruptive Pair at Pasadena City Council Meeting Pepper Their Public Comments with Profanity, Racial Slurs

Design Commission Urges a More Pasadena-Like Look for South Lake Ave. Project

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



New Transportation Director Announced for City of Pasadena

Rep. Chu Statement on Introduction of Legislation to Protect Creators from Copyright Infringement

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey Turns to Residents to Help in Combating Opioid Epidemic

After Two-Year Effort, Pasadena Assemblymember Claims a Win for the Developmental Disability Community

Outgoing Vice Mayor Kennedy Focused More on Moving Ahead Than Memories

One House, Different Purposes

Council May Vote to More Permanently Waive Certain Fees for Civic and Patriotic Organizations

Officially Out With the Old, And In With the “New” at Tonight’s City Council Organizational Ceremony



Pasadenan Named U.S. Presidential Scholar

Popularity Behind Pasadena’s Lineage Dance Company Expansion into New Facility

PCC Trustee Linda Wah Named President of Statewide Board


Community News:

Bike Week Pasadena Promises Wide Range of Wheeled Pleasures

Pasadena Museum of History is a Blue Star Museum – Offering Free Admission to Military Families

Pasadena is Off to the (Foot) Races

The End of California’s Drought Shouldn’t Mean the Importance of Water is Forgotten, City Officials Say

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Bring Your Bike, Blanket and Enjoy an Afternoon of Fitness Like Never Before!

Catapalooza: Like a Summer Festival…With Cats


Business Top Story:

Possible $4 Billion Product Liability Case Against Ford Being Heard by Pasadena Appellate Panel

Nike Tests Augmented Reality Shoe-Fitting Technology in Pasadena Store

Parsons’ NYSE Debut Nets $500 Million on $27 Per Share IPO

Pasadena’s East West Bancorp Writes Off $7 Million Sting by Apparent Solar Ponzi Scheme

Pasadena Building and Land Housing Largest Whole Foods on the West Coast Sold in Deal Worth $100 Million

Pasadena-based Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals In Line For First $25 Million Milestone Payment


Public Safety:

Several Metro-Adjacent Pasadena Intersections Will Be Without Traffic Signals for Four Nights in May

Pasadena Resident Injured in Garage Scuffle with Robber

Pasadena Police Release “Community Brief” Recapping April Law Enforcement Activity

Two Arrests at BTS Concert Saturday, Initial Attendance Set at 51,758


Giving Back: 

Foster Care Charity Hillsides Releases Innovative Wellness Guide for Managers and Supervisors

Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena honors Pasadena Middle School Girls



Leadership Course Builds Civilian Cultural Competency in Veterans

Pasadena-Based Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Honored Oscar-Nominated Producer, Longtime Supporters at Gala Bel Canto

Foundation to Bestow Golden Arrow Awards to Those Who Have Made Pasadena More Beautiful

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