Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 6:04 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:

Success Stories Show Why ‘Housing First’ Supporters Say Its Working to Solve Homelessness

City of Pasadena Releases Cannabis Application Selection Results

Councilmembers Grapple with Speeding Implementation of Expanded Tenant Protection Ordinance

Clash of Visions for Future of Pasadena’s Historic YWCA Building Pulls Into Sharper Focus

Relocated, Decker House Anchors New Project That Broke Ground This Week

Home Depot Set to Move in at Former Avon Distribution Center

County Homelessness Jumps 12 Percent with Pasadena’s Reported Decrease as Rare Bright Spot

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Senator Portantino Taps Arlington Garden as Nonprofit of the Year

County Introduces Its New High Tech Voting System to Pasadena

Los Angeles County to Launch Typhoid Prevention Plan

Council Takes Steps to Preserve Order at City Meetings in Light of Recent Disruptions

Zoning Entitlements for Failed Hotel Project at YWCA Site Will be Extended for One Year

Councilmember Gene Masuda Announces Community Meeting to Discuss New Home Depot

City Council To Review Proposed Tenant Protection Ordinance Expansion

City Staff Balks at Owner’s Request to Demolish 1916 Bungalow

California Terrace Home Likely to be Approved by Committee as Newest City Landmark Property

School District Asks City For Zoning Change To Facilitate Headquarters Property Swap



Armenian Educational Benevolent Union Accepting Applications for Scholarship

PCC’s Latinx Graduation to Celebrate a Culture and Community of Achievement

Pasadena Educational Foundation Welcomes New Board of Directors Members

Pasadena Unified Announces Free Summer Meals for Area Children


Community News:

Off The Wall Anniversary Art Auction and Gala Draws Aficionados to Pasadena’s Armory Center for the Arts

The Huntington Library to Enter Float in the 2020 Rose Parade for the First Time in 50 Years

New Ace Hardware to Open in South Pasadena

Submit Your YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Racial Justice Award Nominations


Business Top Story:

Hollywood Piano, With Store in Pasadena, Named One of Top 100 Music Retailers in the World For Unprecedented Sixth Time

Pasadena’s Alexandria Real Estate Nets Laurel for Communications and Reporting

Tetra Tech Wins $25 Million Anacostia River Sediment Contract


Public Safety:

Pasadena Ninth Circuit Panel Upholds $200 Million Settlement Against Hyundai, Kia

172 Drivers, Pedestrians, Bicyclists Cited During Police Safety Program

Tonight, Pasadena Police Are Conducting DUI and “Know Your Limit” Operations

Pasadena Police Release Recap of May’s Critical Events


Giving Back: 

NBC4, Telemundo 52 Los Angeles and the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation Award $225,000 in Project Innovation Grants

Pasadena Child Health Foundation Awards $200,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Pasadena to Welcome ‘A Lover of All Living Things’ at Pasadena Humane Society Helm



Community Memorial Service for Jaylene Moseley Planned for Saturday

Hahn & Hahn Continues Expansion in All Practice Groups

Tirrell Elected to American Philosophical Society



Five Acres’ Desert Oasis Gala Raises Funds for Foster Children

Hillsides’ Young Professional Group Celebrates 10th Annual Farm to Table Dinner



ANCA Pasadena Chapter Hosts an Evening Reception with Pasadena Police Chief John E. Perez

Woman’s Civic League names 2019 ‘Woman of the Year’ and Presents a Chico’s Fashion Show

Los Altos Auxiliary Annual Luncheon Introduces New Members and Officers While Highlighting Its Support of Hathaway-Sycamores’ Youth


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