Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Sunday, September 29, 2019 | 4:38 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 44 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena Unified to Close Jefferson, Franklin and Roosevelt Campuses After Vote

Pasadena Unified Faces Decision Day: School Board to Vote on School Closings Thursday

Plans for Pasadena Reclaiming the 710 Freeway Stub Could Develop Quickly

Caltrans Official Vows to Work With City on Relinquishing 710 Freeway Stub to Pasadena

Largest Local Fire of Season Ignites Sunday Near Millard Campground North of Altadena

Former Vice President, Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Visits Pasadena Thursday

Temporary Suicide Prevention Fencing Cuts Fatalities at Colorado Street Bridge, But City Wants Acceptable Permanent Solution

Pasadena Area League of Women Voters to Launch Push for More Diverse Membership at Centennial Event

End of an Era as Councilmember Victor Gordo Steps Down from Rose Bowl Operating Company Board Presidency

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Assemblymember Chris Holden Congratulates Caltech on $750 Million Pledge From Stewart and Lynda Resnick

South Pasadena Welcomes New Planning and Building Director

City Attorney’s Office Cautions Pasadena Councilmembers About How They Use Social Media

City Seeks Public Input on Colorado Street Bridge Suicide Prevention Barrier, Thursday Meeting Set

 

Education:

Parents and Students Demonstrate on Behalf of Special Needs and Spanish-Speaking Students at Roosevelt Elementary, To No Avail

Empowering Young Girls to be Future STEM Leaders

 

Community News:

Pasadena Resident Plans to Celebrate Civil Rights Accomplishments of Tuskegee Airman By Creating Memorial on His Front Lawn

Pasadena Master Chorale Launches its Year with Season Opening FUNdraiser at Boston Court

In Altadena, a Civil War Veteran Finally Will Receive a Grave Marker, 103 Years Late

Free October Events at Pasadena Senior Center

The Norton Simon Museum Presents Series of Films by Alfred Hitchcock this October

Caltech Professor Asks: What’s in People’s Minds When They Buy Stocks?

Hundreds Celebrate Hillsides’ Grand Opening of the Margie and Robert E. Petersen Student Center

Huntington Hospital Named an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Kidspace Announces 25th Annual Pumpkin Festival

Longtime Local Civil Rights Activist Dale Gronemeier Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena Company Will Deploy Mass Notification System as Part of Los Angeles City Emergency Alert Overhaul

Pasadena-Headquartered Kaiser Reaches Agreement with Union Coalition Averting October Strike

Want to Launch a Business? This Free Pasadena Small Business Development Center Seminar Can Tell You How

OneWest Launches Personal Finance Empowered

Pasadena the Scene for High Stakes Corporate Drama with Billions at Stake

Markwood’s 1.25 Acre Site in Pasadena Sells for $11.75M

 

Public Safety:

Pasadena Police Department Challenges Drivers to ‘Silence the Distraction’

Residents Meet With City-Appointed Consultant to Explore Designs for Colorado Bridge Suicide Prevention Barriers

Police Work Overtime to Curb Pedestrian Deaths, Injuries

Pasadena Fire Department Hosts Fall Prevention Training

Pasadena Woman Critically Injured in Traffic Collision Sunday Night

 

Faces: 

Couple Donates $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research

Altadena Library District Announces New District Director

Funeral to be Held for Teen Killed at Pasadena Rose Bowl While Trying to Break Up Fight

 

Benefits: 

Pasadena Education Network (PEN) to Hold its 10th Annual Poker Tournament

Pasadena Museum of History Reveals 2019 Contemporary History Makers

 

Giving Back: 

Fall Favorite Oktoberwurst Returns to Dog Haus

Kathy Ireland Among Honorees at America Cancer Society Rooftop Gala in Pasadena Saturday

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