Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, November 30, 2019 | 5:22 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 46 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Black Friday, Shop Small Saturday and Cyber Monday Evolve With Changing Marketplace, in Pasadena and Beyond

Council Votes Down Changes to Marijuana Ordinance

City Council To Take Up Loosening Cannabis Requirements Tonight

Today’s Loopy Doo Dah Parade Will Go Both Ways At The Same Time

Pasadena City Councilmembers Ask Court to Block Initiative Legalizing Unlicensed Marijuana Shops From Going Before Voters

Expected Winter Rainstorm, Plunging Temps Sweep Into Pasadena, as Officials Urge Caution

Expected Rain Forces Union Station Homeless Services’ Thanksgiving Dinner in the Park to Head Indoors

Union Station Homeless Services Readies for This Year’s Poignant Thanksgiving Dinner in the Park

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



No Steps Forward, No Steps Back? Council’s Rejection of Cannabis Ordinance Changes Perpetuates Current Legal Quagmire

Former Mayor Bogaard Endorses Steve Madison for City Council

County Supervisors Fast-Track Homeless Housing Plan

Council Approves $1M Funding for Salvation Army Walnut Street Project

House Committee Advances Rep. Chu’s Bill to Expand Protections of and Access to San Gabriel Mountains

Pasadena March 2020 Election Forum and Debate Calendar

Salvation Army’s Bold Housing, Social Services Proposal Goes Before City Council

Commission Will Hear Proposed Changes to Previously-Approved Old Pasadena Development

Tammy Silver Announces Trio of Significant Endorsements in Support of Her PCC Board of Trustees Campaign



Cleaning Up the Arroyo Stream

ArtCenter Student Earns Inaugural Global Bold Perspective Award for Innovative Car-of-the-Future Design


Community News:

These 12 Upcoming Pasadena-Area Holiday Tree Lightings Will Make Spirits Bright

Marengo Garage Rooftop Parking Gets Supercharged

Under Rain and Tents, And in a Parking Lot Instead of a Park, Union Station’s Thanksgiving Tradition Warms Bodies and Souls

Keep Your Pet Safe With These Thanksgiving Holiday Tips

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Pasadena Southwest Little League Registration Opens

Wintry Wet and Windy Thanksgiving Predicted in Pasadena


Business Top Story:

Pasadena’s Hahn & Hahn Named Among Los Angeles’ 25 Best Law Firms

Dog Haus Introduces Its First Vegan Item, Two New Cocktails


Public Safety:

Busy Week in Pasadena Courthouse as Five Murder Prosecutions Move Forward

An Unexpected Visitor, a Car Crashed Into a House on Thanksgiving Afternoon

Thanksgiving Rains Caused Flurry of Collisions Around Pasadena

Four to Spend Thanksgiving in Jail After Police Stop Wednesday Night

Police: Ten Tips for Holiday Shopping Safety

Saying the Greatest Number of Home-Cooking Fires Occur on Thanksgiving, Pasadena Firefighters List Safety Tips

CHP Launches Four-Day Crackdown on Inebriated Holiday Drivers

Safety Tips This Thanksgiving to Protect Against Foodborne Illness

Pasadena Fire Dept. Units Rollout on Strike Team Fighting Santa Barbara’s Cave Fire

Evacuations, Street Closure as Authorities Investigate Suspicious White Powder Mailed to Pasadena Law Firm

Pasadena Police Urge You to Be Aware of Holiday Pick Pocket Thieves Targeting Purses

Pasadena Appeals Court Rules Against Boxing Fans Who Said They Were Hoodwinked Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Promoters


Giving Back: 

Police Team up With the Salvation Army to Deliver Meals to Pasadena’s Needy

Bringin’ It On Home as Pasadena Sandwich Shop’s Free Thanksgiving Dinners Go Mobile

Leadership Pasadena, Junior League of Pasadena Set the Table at New Charity Event



Elva Sandoval Returns to Pasadena as New Families Forward Executive Director



The Public Is Invited to a Wine Tasting Event to Help Firefighters Hosted by the Fire Family Foundation


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