Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Friday, July 26, 2019 | 5:55 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 45 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Union Station Homeless Services Names Sarah Tower as Chief Program Officer

This Summer May Bring Record Heat and Electrical Power Demands, But PWP Says “We Got This”

Passed Over Cannabis Applicants Prepare To Do Legal Battle With City

Pasadena’s Weedmap Begins Taking Shape As First Retail Spots Are Chosen

City Council Throws Up Roadblock to Large Development, Pitting Itself Against State

Opponents of Two Large Developments Seek Environmental Reviews to Resist State Concessions

Former Vice President Joe Biden Joins Pack of Democratic Contenders By Visiting Pasadena

Board of Supervisors Bans Use of Roundup-Type Weedkillers By Los Angeles County Departments

Yuk! Huntington Library’s Corpse Flower Blooms, Emitting Signature Foul Stench

Attorney: Developer Won’t Redesign Los Robles Avenue Project, Might Sue City

Caltech Bans Use of Roundup at Student Housing, Commits to Clean Up of Previous Applications

City Accused of Fraud in Commercial Cannabis Permitting Process

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Tenant Claims Landlord Denying Tenant Protection Funds

Environmental Groups, City Seem in Step on Proceeding with Berkshire Creek Improvement Project Contract Tonight

Pasadena Considers Accepting Federal Money to Fight Terrorism

Pasadena’s Code Enforcement Checks on Caltrans-Owned Residential Properties and Says What They Found Wasn’t Good

Contract for Desiderio Park Public Bathroom Would Start Construction, But Won’t Stop Opposition

City Zero Waste Goals Challenged by 50% Jump in Average Daily Waste Per Resident, Recycling Plant Closures

 

Education:

ArtCenter Exceeds Fundraising Campaign Goal in Era of Growth

Maranatha High School Appoints John Rouse as Head of School

 

Community News:

LevelUp3 Youth Leadership Conference July 18th – July 19th

Meet Some Furry, Winged and Quilled Guests at Eaton Canyon Event Saturday

Pasadena Stater Brothers Heats Up Summer with Hatch Chile Roasting Events

As Heatwave Bakes, Pay Special Attention to Your Pets, Experts Urge

Western Justice Center Empowers Educators to Diffuse Conflict and Disarm Bias

Harry “Pawter” Wizards Unite to get Cats and Kittens Adopted

‘Catch Up and Sneak Ahead’ Program Aims to Give Pasadena Students Help to a New Brighter Future

Brookside Golf Course Looks to Reverse Slide with Rates Adjustment

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Rotarians to Get Low Down on Mind-Directed Computers, Prosthetics

 

Business Top Story:

Old Pasadena Gets Industrious: Flexible Workplace Titan to Open 26,000 Foot Center

Pasadena Restaurant Owners, Customers Protest Hookah Smoking Ban Enforcement

Pasadena’s Alexandria Real Estate Named Developer of the Year

 

Public Safety:

Scammers Can Tug at an Animal Lover’s Heart and Wallet

Police Say Friday DUI Checkpoint Won’t Happen, But Citywide “Saturation” Patrols Will

There’s a New Captain in Town at the Altadena Sheriff’s Station

13-Year-Old Pasadena Girl Missing

Pasadena Woman Found Dead in Parking Lot Was Not Beaten

Precautions Urged as Heat Wave Expected Throughout the Week

 

Faces: 

What Is it Like to Be a Caltech Seismologist During a Big Quake?

 

Giving Back: 

800 Back-to-School Backpacks Needed for Local Children in Need or Foster Care

Free Java All August at Pie’s Hole School Supply Drive

 

Benefits: 

American Cancer Society Recognizes Leaders of Diversity at Hope Gala

Professional Child Development Associates to Host 11th Annual Harvest Moon Gala, Will Honor Darryl Dunn

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