Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Friday, July 5, 2019 | 5:31 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 34 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Shaken and Stirred, Pasadena Reacts to Third Shaker in Two Days

Pasadena Unscathed as Ridgecrest-Area Quakes Keep Coming, 5.4 Shaker Strikes Friday Morning

AmericaFest Roars Over Rose Bowl with “Lion King” Themed Spectacular

5% Chance Today’s 6.4 Magnitude SoCal Earthquake May Only be a Foreshock, Officials Warn to be Prepared

Pasadena’s Minimum Wage Goes Up Again Today

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Demonstrators Decry Child Migrant Detention Centers in Tuesday Pasadena Protest

Fireworks Ordinance 2.0: City Doubles Down on Landlords

Bill Mandating the Formal, Final Demise of 710 Tunnel Demise Passes Assembly Transportation Committee on Monday

City to Start Making Measure J Payments Destined for Pasadena Public Schools

Drag Queen Candidate Files Papers to Run Against Rep. Adam Schiff in 28th Congressional District

 

Education:

Pasadena’s Blair High School Football Team Has High Hopes With Fundraiser for New Scoreboard

 

Community News:

Now the Fireworks Are Over, What Is There To Do in Pasadena This Weekend?

The Fourth of July is No Holiday for Animals, or the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA

Huntington Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Full of Dreams: Local Family Starts GoFundMe Campaign to Raise Money for Pasadena Student Backpacks

Overcoming Cultural Barriers to Erase Mental Health Stigmas

Majority in Survey Say They’ve Been Exposed Second Hand Marijuana Smoke at Pasadena Parks

Friends of Pasadena Public Library to Host Best Used Book Sale at Pasadena Central Library

City Announces Fourth of July Closures, Reminders for Pasadena

With 6 Summer Camps in ‘Full Swing,’ Almost 700 Youngsters Are Hard at Play at City-Run Summer Camps

Korean Pop Boy Band BTS Rose Bowl Concerts Reportedly Were the Highest-Grossing Engagements in Stadium History

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena’s Big Mama’s Rib Shack Reportedly Closing After 17 Years

 

Public Safety:

Pasadena Unscathed as Ridgecrest-Area Quakes Keep Coming, 5.4 Shaker Strikes Friday Morning

Upcoming Traffic Enforcement Program

Phos-Chek and Fireworks for Pasadena’s Fourth

Food is a Big Part of July 4 Celebrations, Los Angeles County Public Health Offers Safety Tips to Avoid Sickness

Tragic Drowning of 6-Year-Old Girl in Altadena Leaves Community Saddened, Prompts Water Warnings

 

Faces: 

Elizabeth Wood Named Director of Huntington Library Education and Public Program

Pasadena YouTube Star Cops Graphics Card for Teen

Sara Hatch Named the Next President of the Junior League of Pasadena

Hillsides Launches Youth Culinary Apprenticeship Program

Cathy Billings Named Acting South Pasadena Library Director

Junior League of Pasadena Press Release: Sara Hatch Named President

 

Benefits: 

Feminist Library On Wheels Holds Fifth Anniversary Party at Pasadena Armory

 

Giving Back: 

Hillsides Introduces New Centralized Intake Phone Number Calling 323-274-3075 Will Access Services in Several Locations

 

 

 

 

 

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