Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, August 3, 2019 | 4:18 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 53 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Union Workers Take Action in Pasadena During Talks with Grocers

Christmas Day Killers’ Convictions Upheld

Eyeing Gilroy, Pasadena Police Chief Says Public Can Help Prevent Similar Violence

Mass Eviction Leads to Tenant Protection Ordinance Drama

Wildfire Season is Here

Caltech Seismologists Monitor Ridgecrest Aftershocks Using Novel Fiber Optic Network

Pasadena School Board Approves Updated Migrant Education Policy

Parking Ticket Campaign Stunt Raises Eyebrows, Candidate Profile

Hahamongna Watershed Committee Rejects Dissolution, Will Remain in Place

Amazing Science Grows On at Los Angeles’s First Bioscience Incubator in Pasadena

Largely Unknown Pasadena Sports Club Hosts National Championships This Week

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Pasadena Transit Announces Introductory Reduced Pricing on 30-Day Passes

L.A. County Supervisors Call for More Audits of Pasadena-Based County Employees Retirement Association

Pasadena Congresswoman Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Into President Trump

City Launches Bi-Lingual Fair Housing Survey

Local Discussion Set as Trump Administration Prepares to Go Before Pasadena Court

Pasadena Water and Power’s Creditworthiness Earns Upgraded Rating



Art for Incarcerated Kids Transforms Young Lives

It’s Always an Adventure at St. Rita School!

Pasadena Unified Staff – All of It – Set to Gather for Back to School Resource Fair and Breakfast

New Local Learning Center Offers Back-to-School Planning Event

School Board to Hear Proposal for New Open Air Marketplace on Blair High School Grounds


Community News:

Pasadena Police Release Details of Recent Critical Incidents

Dog Haus Biergarten Old Pasadena Unveils Newly Remodeled Restaurant Today

Applications Now Available for 2020 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Royal Court

The Pasadena Quarterbacks Ready for Football Season

As U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Prepares for Rose Bowl Match Saturday, Coach Confirms Departure

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

U.S. News & World Report Names Huntington Hospital 5th Best Hospital in Los Angeles, 10th Best Hospital in California

Unions for Workers at Pasadena-Based Kaiser Permanente Set Strike Authorization Vote

Pasadena City Employee Saves Runaway Turtle from Uncertain Fate, Returns to Grateful Owner

First Designers Announced for Upcoming Tablescape Design Competition

New Year’s in August! Applications for the 2020 Tournament of Roses Royal Court To Go Online


Business Top Story:

OneWest Bank Launches Back to School Program with Pasadena Boys & Girls Club

Pasadena’s Wescom Sells Off Non-Credit Union Member Insurance Services

Pasadena Weekly Sold to Arizona-Based Media Group

Final Sales Tax Receipts Without Measure I Increase Rise Modest 2.2 Percent

Pasadena-Based Envision Consulting Expands to New York City


Public Safety:

National Night Out Building Bridges in Between Pasadena First Responders and the Community

Kinneloa Mesa House Fire Quickly Knocked Down Tuesday Morning

Police Will Step Up Traffic Enforcement Zeroing in on Motorcyclists, Drivers Not Properly “Sharing the Road”

Pasadena Police Department Swears In 11 New Officers, Announces Promotions

Police Quell Two Large Disturbances Saturday Night



Jennifer May Appointed Executive Director of ArtCenter’s Designmatters

Claire and Bill Bogaard to be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Caltech Chemist Sees the Future of Green Energy

Jennifer Lum Named Caltech General Counsel

JPL Researchers Win Presidential Early Career Awards

Bronner Named Director of Caltech’s Beckman Institute



The Arboretum’s Treasures of the Gardens is on Sunday, September 8

Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden Presents “Geisha in the Garden” Reception and Entertainment

Five Acres “A Night in Havana” Golf Classic and Dinner to Raise Funds for Foster-Adoption, Mental Health

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