Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, September 14, 2019 | 9:16 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 54 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

City Officials Downplay Effects of New State Housing Crisis Bill on Pasadena

New State Legislation Will Likely Speed Up Construction Pace, Increase Size of Housing Developments in Pasadena

Pasadena Pilot John McDannel Keeps Memory of 9-11 Heroes, and the 180 Trees He Planted for Them, Alive on New York Drive

Pasadena’s Vaunted Nonprofits Get Helping Boost as Sea Changes Buffet Philanthropic Organizations

Chief Perez Details Plans to Restructure Police Department

Caltech Faculty Collect Breakthrough and New Horizons Prizes

Senator Portantino, Supervisor Barger Co-Host Community Town Hall in Altadena on Saturday

Hiker Rescues in Local Mountains Double in a Decade, Driven by Social Media

Suspect in Pasadena’s Brush with Terrorism Still Eludes Authorities

Pasadena Housing Crisis Continues to “Bedevil” Council at Monday Meeting

Opponents of North Madison Ave. Project to Tell Council They Are Unmoved by Developer’s Concessions

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Improvements Slated for Farnsworth Park

County Supervisors Approves Barger’s Initiative to Examine Treatment Intervention for Homeless with Mental Illness

Rep. Chu Announces National Park Service Grant for New San Gabriel Valley Park

September is Pedestrian Safety Month

Organizers Hope You Will Take a Stroll on the Pasadena Freeway During “Open Street” Event

Now City Council Takes a Look at How it Manages Its Own Rental Units

 

Education:

Child Educational Center Co-Founders to Retire After Leading Institution Since 1979

Barnhart School Prepares an Adventuresome Curriculum that Blends Academics with Interactive and Travel-Related Experiences

Pasadena’s National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced; Honor Seen as Important Among Many Colleges

Caltech Makes the Grade Again, Ranked Number 12 in Nation’s Best Universities Ranking

Julie Joyce Appointed Senior Curator at ArtCenter

 

Community News:

Arlington Garden Landscape Designer Shares Tips On How to Create Your Own Mediterranean Wonderland

South Pasadena Will Use Goats for Brush Clearance, Pasadena Will Monitor Results

Elisa Callow and Ann Elliott Cutting: The Urban Forager

Jersey Mike’s Subs to Open Third Pasadena Location

SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge Round Two Drinks Announced

Pasadena Public Library Hosts 6th Annual Pasadena Loves YA Teen Book Festival

Soon-To-Open in Pasadena Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Welcomes Health Systems Science Faculty Member Dr. Quyen Ngo-Metzger

Pasadena, The Cocoa Bean Cometh

Huntington Collection Rare, Vintage and Collectible Book Sale to Benefit Pasadena Seniors Announced

106th Rose Bowl Game Tickets Go on Sale Friday

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Health Alert: Testing is Crucial to Diagnosing Prostate Cancer, Pasadena-Based Oncologist Says

ArtCenter’s Viewbook Can Be Judged by 40,000 Different Covers

Triumph Foundation Invites the Community to Push the Limits of Their Abilities with the 2nd Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival

Leadership Pasadena Veterans Get Personalize Financial Planning Training

Performances à la Carte Faithful Gather for Rhythm & Brews & BBQ Fundraiser

E-Bike Retail Tour Rolls Into Pasadena Early Next Month

Rose Court Interviews Started Saturday, Wrap Up Monday

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena is Finalist for Most Business-Friendly Crown

Small Business Owner, Neighborhood Advocate Joe Baghdadlian Launches Campaign for City Council District 4 Seat

Pasadena’s Gateway Plaza Fills to 100% Occupancy After Lease Deal with Canadian Company

 

Faces: 

James Conlon to Conduct Colburn Orchestra

Former NAACP Pasadena Branch President Recaps Lessons Learned, Ahead of Accepting Leadership Award at October Gala

Dr. Steven Jacobsen of Kaiser Permanente Elected President-elect of the American College of Epidemiology

Caltech’s Scott Cushing Receives Department of Energy Early Career Award

“Ali Need is Love” for Erasing the Line Separating Police and Community

Five Acres Appoints Will Smith as New Chief Administrative Officer

The Baseball Reliquary Presents Commissioned Work for “A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100?

 

Benefits: 

College Access Plan Hosts First Annual All CAP No Gown Benefit

Western Justice Center Honors Community Leaders at 2019 Justice Awards Gala

2nd Annual SPARC’tacular Awards Benefit Bash

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