Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 5:23 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 36 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Councilmember Victor Gordo Announces Candidacy for Pasadena Mayor

Eight is Enough as Chamber of Commerce Sounds Alarm on Restaurant Closures

Meet the 2020 Rose Parade Royal Court

Pasadena’s Chief Information Officer, Key to the Technology that Runs the City, Singled Out in National Survey

Vroman’s Bookstore Celebrates 125 Years of Its Special Relationship With Pasadena

Successful Rose Bowl Comes With Cost, Says Stadium’s Outgoing Board President

Humane Society Raises Animal Control Fee to Pasadena by $600,000 Per Year

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Keep Pasadena Moving Will Survey Pasadenans on Traffic Projects About to Change City’s Landscape

Barger Lauds “Responsible” County Budget Prioritizing Child Services, Public Safety and Mental Health Care

Caltrans Contemplates Overhaul of Pasadena’s Freeway, the SR-110 Arroyo Seco Parkway

Mother Lodes for the Roads: $137 Metro Millions for Pasadena



PTA Event Will Produce 500 Works of Art Within a Single School Day

New Pasadena Boarding School Breaks Ground to the Tune of Recycled Orchestra Music

Pasadena Unified Hit With $887,416 Judgment Over Employee Conduct


Community News:

Prepare the Day-Glow Colors and Rubix Cubes: ArtNight Pasadena Revives the 1980s On October 11

Residents Suggestions for Pasadena Playhouse District Pocket Park Are All Over the Lot

Plan to Enjoy Fun and Free Activities in Old Pasadena This Halloween

Community Members Will Push Themselves to the Limits at the 2nd Annual Pasadena Adaptive Sports Festival

Angela Mercurio and Petra Salko Announced as Recipients of the First-Ever Rose Bowl Game Keith Jackson Postgraduate Scholarship

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Weather’s Cooler, Sky’s Still Blue, Get Outside and Walktober, Pasadena!

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Application Deadline for Gifts and Grants Draws Close

Audience Members Wanted: ‘America’s Got Talent The Champions’ Set to Tape Episodes at Pasadena Civic Auditorium

Walktober’s Organizers Say Show Must Go On, In Spite of Grief


Business Top Story:

Pasadena Beverage Company’s “Azulana” Announced as Official Sparkling Tequila of The Rose Bowl

Pasadena-Based Tetra Tech Announces Major Appointments, Including New President


Public Safety:

Man Whose Body Was Found on La Loma Road Died of Natural Causes, Coroners Office Concludes

Pasadena Police Department Introduces New Partners in Fighting Crime



Centerplate at the Pasadena Convention Center and Civic Auditorium Hires Jon Dubrick to Lead Culinary Services as Regional Executive Chef



Pasadena Ronald McDonald House Announces November Gala, “Through the Looking Glass: Celebrating 15 Years of Wonder”

Record Number of Attendees and Funds Raised Made This Year’s Jazz on the Green the Best Ever


Giving Back: 

Local Riboli Family of San Antonio Winery Donates a Total of $18,000 to Area Charities in 3rd Annual Charity Grape Stomp

Pasadena’s Only Public Garden Celebrates Being Named Nonprofit of the Year, Dedicates Fountain to Founders



Pasadena Symphony Raises $400,000 from Annual Moonlight Sonata Gala at Centennial Square

Five Acres’ Golf Classic ‘A Night in Havana’ Helps At-Risk Families, Foster Youth


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