Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 9:08 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 Cannabis Finalist MedMen Faces Increased Scrutiny

Former Owner of Popular Pasadena Neighborhood Market Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison, Fined $1.72 Million

Protesters Question Transparency and ‘Community Benefits’ of City’s Cannabis Licensing Process

Council Approves Expanded Tenant Protection Ordinance

Marijuana Retailers at Least Half-Year Away From Doing Business in Pasadena

Sister City Delegation from Senegal Arrives in Pasadena

Graduating Students Say Caltech Delivered on Its Promise

City Plans to Enforce Its Fireworks Ordinance, Officials Reiterate That All Fireworks Are Illegal in Pasadena

Mayor, Delegation from Pasadena’s Sister City in Senegal Arrive Thursday

Hundreds Remember Philanthropist Jaylene Moseley

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Portantino’s Efforts to Aid the Arroyo Seco Project and PCC are Included in CA State Budget

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Statement on Budget Agreement

City of Pasadena Releases Cannabis Applications and Scoring

Former U.S. Congressman Tom Campbell to Speak on War Powers and The Constitution at Republican Club Meet

Pasadena at Risk of Fires from Downed Overhead Power Lines

CAPAC Congressional Forum on North Korea

City of Pasadena Welcomes Mayor of Dakar-Plateau, Pasadena’s Newest Sister City

City Council to Take Up Proposed Three-Year Halt to Underground Utility Surtax, Partially Offsetting Electricity Rate Hikes

City Plans $8.5 Million More Improvements at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center

City Replaces 37 Gasoline Powered Cars with Fleet of 38 New Electric Vehicles

 

Education:

Congratulations to Southwestern Academy’s Class of 2019

PCC Commencement Speaker Painter Simon Silva: Keep Learning, Especially About Yourself

The Great School Giveaway: Judson International Relocates, Gives Away Scores of Educational Items

At Pasadena City College Flea Market, Students Find Something Special: Entrepreneurial Spirit and Scholarships

Black-ish, Grown-ish Actress and Activist Yara Shahidi Delivers Commencement Speech at Westridge School

 

Community News:

Pasadena City Ballet Dances Its Way to 60th Anniversary, Celebrates Artistic Directors’ 20-Year Mark

Father’s Day Activities in Pasadena for Dad … And the Family, Too

Officials Will Instruct Pasadenans on How to Deal with Those Bears in the Backyard

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Community Health Alliance of Pasadena Receives Major Covered California Grant to Ensure the Move to Universal Coverage

You Can’t Keep a Good Parade Idea to Yourself: Kalamazoo Does the Do Dah [sic]

Healthcare Workers Union Calls Off Kaiser Permanente Strike at Request of State Legislative Leaders

Leadership Pasadena’s Military Veterans Learn About Civilian Workplace Conflict

 

Business Top Story:

Sheraton Pasadena Celebrates Two-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

 

Public Safety:

Pasadena Man Killed in Early Morning Traffic Collision Thursday

Altadena Shooting Leaves 19-Year-Old Pasadenan Dead, Second Victim Survives

 

Giving Back: 

Tournament of Roses Foundation Continues Commitment to the Community, Announces 2019 Grant Awards Totaling $200,000

 

Faces: 

Pasadena Author Embarks on National Tour for Her New Book

Caltech’s Kimberly See Wins Beckman Young Investigator Award

 

Benefits: 

Come Celebrate 10 Tasty Years One Last Time at The 10th Annual LA Food Fest!

 

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