Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 4:30 AM

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:

Former Pasadena Police Lieutenant Vasken Gourdikian Now a Federal Inmate

President Trump’s Tweet Makes Waves in Pasadena

Home Depot Debuts Newest Plans for Former Avon Site Development

Devil’s Gate Dam “Big Dig” Opponents Win Tentative Court Victory

Plans for New Home Depot to be Revealed, Discussed in Detail at Tuesday Community Meeting

Levitt Pavilion Pasadena Has Become a Bandshell of Echoes

These Local Amateur Radio ‘MacGyvers’ Bolster California’s First Responders During Natural Disasters

County, Environmental Groups Agree in Court to Work Towards “Big Dig” Settlement

City Council Officially Welcomes Pasadena’s Newest Sister City

Pasadena Rent Control Advocates Marshaling Forces

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Pasadenans Say Farewell Friday Night to Delegation from Newest Sister City, Dakar-Plateau in Senegal

Local Congresswoman’s PRIDE Act Draws Plaudits of Pasadena’s LGBT Community

Leaders of Pasadena’s Newest Sister City, Dakar-Plateau in Senegal, Honored at City Hall Reception

Hollywood Burbank Airport, Managed by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, Ranked Best in the Country

Pasadena Gets an $872.5 Million Budget for 2020

City Council Likely to Approve $872.5 Million Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Tonight

Pasadenans Have Several Opportunities This Week to Meet Delegation from Pasadena’s Newest, and First African, Sister City

Portantino Takes Local Concerns Big Time

City Puts Out Bid for Controversial Desiderio Park Bathroom Contract



Catholic Theologian, Speaker, and Author, Dr. Scott Hahn Celebrates St. Monica Academy Graduation

State Budget Solidifies Investments in Pasadena City College

Pasadena City College Board of Trustees Hold Budget Hearings Wednesday

New Pasadena Community Foundation Scholars Grant Initiative Helps Pasadena Students Succeed at PCC

The Association of Black Employees at PCC Awards Five Scholarships at 41st Annual Scholarship Celebration

Dexter A. Bailey, Jr., Appointed Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations

Caltech Graduates the Class of 2019

L.A. Hoop Ladies Spark Local High School Team


Community News:

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema Return with 12 Free Films in Urban Outdoor Settings

Altadena Artist Celebrated in Group Art Show

Rose Bowl’s 4th of July Spectacular to Feature Lion King Music Tribute, Apollo 11 Preview and Largest Fireworks Show in Southern California

Classic American BBQ Menu Will be Featured at Pasadena Senior Center’s Fourth of July Celebration

Virtual Reality in Virtually a Private Setting Creates New Environments for Users to Experience

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Ten-Year-Old Wrangles Toys, Fancy Cars for Fellow Patients

Leadership Pasadena’s Military Veterans Learn More About Civilian Workplace Conflict

Passionate Gold Cup Soccer Crowd of 65,527 in the Rose Bowl, 16 Arrested


Business Top Story:

Pasadena-Based Los Angeles County Employees Association Terminates CEO

Douglas Elliman Real Estate Opens Pasadena Office

Pasadena-Based OneWest Bank Serves as Presenting Sponsor of SaMo Pride and Celebrates Pride Month across Southern California

Pasadena Tech and Life Sciences Startups Get the Once Over at First Look SoCal Showcase Wednesday


Public Safety:

Cuban Player Defects to the United States After Rose Bowl Gold Cup Match

Convicted Pasadena Killer Denied Appeal in 2013 Murder of 21-Year-Old La Canada Man



Art Star Gravitates into All Saints Church’s Orbit



Pasadena Delta Foundation and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Presented “A White Linen Affair” Scholarship Luncheon

Pasadena Playhouse Fundraiser Opened Backstage Door to Donors

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