Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Friday, August 23, 2019 | 5:29 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:

Rolling Stones Rock the Rose Bowl

Pasadena Police Will Implement Racial and Identity Traffic Stop Data Collection Law Ahead of Required Start Date

Supersized 10 West Walnut, Largest Mixed-Use Project in Pasadena’s History, Struggles to Meet Local Hiring Goals

Council Votes Unanimously to Require That Developers Allocate 20% of Housing Projects to Low, Moderate Income Units

Tournament of Roses Community Reception Honors First Latina President, Reflecting Both Tradition and Evolution

JPL Names ‘Rolling Stones Rock’ on Mars

Pasadena’s 2020 City Council Election Takes Shape

City Acts to Clarify Pasadena’s Tenant Protection Ordinance

Council’s Monday Meeting May Be a Bumpy Ride as Summer Hiatus Ends, Controversies Boil

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210 Freeway/Gold Line Barrier Project Slated for Fall 2020 Construction Start

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center Announces Community Q&A with Congresswoman Judy Chu

Holden Pledges to Do More as State Funds for Developmental Disabilities are Budgeted


Community News:

Corvette Caravan Roars Through Pasadena Bound for Bowling Green Party

New Culinary Apprenticeship Program at Hillsides Pasadena Teaches Skills in the Kitchen, and in Life

Free September Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel Valley Invites Local Residents to General Meeting

Leadership Pasadena Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Want a Drink? You’re in Luck: SIP-Tember is Underway

Exemplary Post-and-Beam, Mid-Century Modern Sitting Atop Arroyo Goes Up for Landmark Designation

SPARC Gallery at South Pasadena City Hall Presents New Exhibitions Featuring Fine Artist Deborah van der Zaag and Photographer David Johnston


Business Top Story:

Pasadena-Based OneWest Bank Launches New Promotion Supporting Local Small Businesses

Parson’s New Smart City Challenge Will Transform Mobility, Improve Lives

Laemmle Theatres, 81-year-old Art Film Chain That Operates Pasadena’s Playhouse 7, Could Be Up for Sale

Pasadena’s Kaiser Permanente Backs $4.3 Million Investment to Create Affordable Housing

Small-Batch Salt & Straw Announces Plans to Open Scoop Shop in Pasadena

Pasadena-Born Trader Joe’s Marks Start of 52nd Year With New Products, More Store Openings


Public Safety:

Governor Signs Bill Narrowing Instances for Proper Use of Deadly Police Force, Pasadena Chief Will Brief Councilmembers



Caltech Mourns the Passing of Orchestra Conductor Allen Robert Gross

Hoyt Hilsman Announces Re-Election Campaign for Pasadena City College Board of Trustees

Frank Hurtarte is New Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Two New Board Members Welcomed at Pasadena Boys & Girls Club



ChapCare’s First Annual Swing Fore Health Golf Tournament


Giving Back: 

Caltech and Seismic Study Partners Awarded $12.5 Million Grant to Advance ShakeAlert System

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