Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 4:44 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 58 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena School Board Votes to Close Wilson Middle School; Spares High Schools

Pasadena Moves to Change Laws Blocking Legal Marijuana Retailers From Opening Stores

And the 2020 Rose Queen is . . . Camille Kennedy!

Behind the Scenes With the Tournament’s Royal Court as Princesses Prepared for Tuesday’s Coronation, And the Year Ahead

County Civil Grand Jury Reports on the Homeless in Pasadena Libraries

How Lessons From Ridgecrest Are Shaping the Way Pasadena Geophysicists View Earthquakes

New State Law Upends Pasadena’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance

Jacque Robinson-Baisley Exploring Another Mayoral Run

School Board Can’t Promise Bus Transportation to Students Whose Neighborhood Schools Will Close

Drilling Down on How the City Responded to Civil Grand Jury Questions About the Homeless in Libraries

Rabies on the Wing a Rare Threat Local Experts Say

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Commission Rejects City’s Recommendation, Denies Marijuana Retailer Permit to Open Storefront

Devil’s Gate Sediment Hauling Will Give Neighbors a Break for Two Days, Thursday and Friday

Pasadena Firefighters Back Gordo in Pasadena Mayor’s Race

Uncle Sam Wants YOU To Count Heads

City of Pasadena Announces “Salute Our Veterans” Program and Flyover

Senator Portantino’s Fertility Preservation Bill Signed by the Governor

Hahamongna Advisory Committee Finds New Life Through Restructuring

Extension for Building Five Story Residential Tower on Lake Avenue Likely to be Granted Tuesday

Six Story Office-and-Residential Complex on North Lake Ave. Slated to Go Before Planning Commission

City Takes Stock of Sidewalk Conditions, Finds 18,000 Needed Repairs

Pasadena Public Health Dept. Director Will Explore What It Means to Be a “Health Strategy Catalyst”



PUSD Board of Education President Endorses Tammy Silver’s Campaign for PCC Board of Trustees

Another Public School Closures Forum Scheduled for Today


Community News:

Motorcycles Will Roar as Neighborhood Survants Team with United In Peace and Day One for Peace Ride and Rally in Pasadena

Dr. Phlunte Riddle Appointed to the State Juvenile Parole Board

A Day They’ll Take Back Drugs You’re Not Taking, Vaping Devices You Don’t Want

Pasadena’s Vallarta Supermarket Comes Alive With Colors, Food and Ofrendas During Dia de Los Muertos Festivities

Pasadenan’s Cancer Claim Against Pharmaceutical and Consumer Goods Giant Johnson and Johnson Goes to Court

Operation Gobbler Set for Annual November Staging

Vallarta Supermarkets and Vendor Partners, Tee Off at the 5th Annual Vallarta Supermarkets and Gonzalez Family Foundation Golf Tournament

12th Annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

The Glory That Will Crown Rose Queen Tonight is a $400,000 Pearl and Diamond Masterpiece

Coronation of Rose Queen and Presentation of the 2020 Royal Court Take Place Tonight at the Pasadena Playhouse

Parade Traditions Converge, as Tournament of Roses Takes Starring Role in Saturday’s Latino Heritage Parade

Business Top Story:

Black Friday, Small Saturday and Cyber Monday Form Shopping Triumvirate as Pasadenans Prep for Holiday Shopping Blitz

OneWest Bank Donates 2,500 Hours of Tutoring to Local Boys & Girls Clubs

City of Hope Workers in Pasadena Vote to Unionize


Public Safety:

For Second Time in Month, Pasadena Fire Chief Orders Red Flag Alert with Parking Restrictions

Car with Four Inside Careens Into Oncoming Traffic, Jumps Curb and Slams Into Liquor Store; Man Seriously Injured

$20,000 Reward for Information in 2015 Pasadena Murder of Robert Calderon is Renewed

Two Police Departments Flood West Pasadena Searching for Four Burglary Suspects

SoCalGas Offers Emergency Preparedness Tips as Part of Great California ShakeOut



Masters of Taste Announces 2020 Date and Introduces Chef Vanda Asapahu as 2020 Host Chef

Huntington Names Dennis Carr Chief Curator of American Art

Oscar De La Hoya Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault, Battery of Woman in His Pasadena Home

ASU Coach Who Began Career at PCC to be In Spotlight at Pasadena Quarterbacks This Week



Second Annual Eliot Arts Magnet Academy Auction Planned for November 2


Giving Back: 

The Frostig Center Speaker Series Serving Adoptees in the School Environment

Foothill Family Presents its First Healthy Families America Graduating Class of Five-Year-Old Children and their Parents

The Starbucks Foundation Awards Hillsides $30,000 Grant for Transition-Aged Youth

Wescom Credit Union Stages Bike MS Charity Ride



Get Your Tickets to the Final Yes, Virginia Classy & Sassy Luncheon

Leadership Pasadena and the Junior League of Pasadena Combine Forces to Support Programs for Veterans and Underserved Women with Design Competition

Pasadena Rotary Centennial Gala Draws a Crowd, Achieves Giving Goals

The Five Acres Legacy Society Announces Rose Bowl Locker Reception





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