Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 7:57 PM

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:

City Issues Cessation Order Against Illegal Cannabis Shop Property Owners

Pasadena Rose Queen Camille Kennedy Hopes Her Reign Will Build Bridges Close to Home, And Far Away

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Scams… Pasadena Water & Power Reports Increase in Fraudulent Calls, Urges Vigilance

Lawsuit Against Fuller Seminary Has Implications for Religious Educational Institutions Across U.S., Hinges on “Lawful Discrimination”

Black Friday, Small Biz Saturday, Cyber Monday: Save Some, Because Next Comes “Giving Tuesday”

‘The Power of Hope’ Plays Role in Business World, Says Tournament President Laura Farber at Annual Chamber Breakfast

Races for City Council, Mayor Take Shape as Candidates Face Deadlines

Downtown Residents to See ‘More Refined’ Ideas for Playhouse District “Pocket Park”

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Councilmember Victor Gordo Files Nomination Papers, Signed by Hundreds, Earning Spot on Mayoral Race Ballot

Bring The Family to the Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Tonight at Pasadena City Hall

Pasadena Firefighters Endorse Felicia Williams for City Council District 2

Councilmember John Kennedy’s Community Meeting Sunday Combines District Business With Holiday Party and Giving Back

County to Identify More Beds for Mental Health Treatment

Beautification Work Around Pasadena You May Have Noticed

Top Minds in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence Fields Converge in Pasadena This Week

City Commission Will Dive Into Status of Robinson Park Pool

Airbnb-type Short-term Rental Listings, Permits in Pasadena Fall 7.4% From Last Year

Citizen Keane Puts Her Urban Planning Take on the Ballot in District 2 Council Race

Department of Human Services and Recreation Director Brenda Harvey-Williams Will Update City Commission

 

Education:

Students Think Globally, And Will Protest Locally on Friday

 

Community News:

Five Local Residents to Be Featured on Donate Life Rose Parade Float January 1 in Pasadena

Rodeo Star Amberley Snyder Leads 2020 Rose Parade Float

Pasadena Community Foundation Releases Short Film about the PCF Scholars Grant Initiative

Enjoy Holiday Cheer in Vintage Pasadena Style at Pasadena Museum of History This Weekend

Los Lobos Will Play the Rose Parade During the Closing “Grand Finale” Segment

Artisanal Holiday Makers Market Returns for the First Time in Pasadena Since 2016

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Lanterman House Holiday Open House and Gingerbread House Contest

Christmas Luncheon Will Be Served at the Pasadena Senior Center

Friends in Deed Readies Opening of Pasadena Bad Weather Shelter

Marengo Garage Rooftop Parking Gets Supercharged

 

Business Top Story:

Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Clinicians Call for December 16 Strike

 

Public Safety:

Pasadena Police Release Details of Recent Critical Incidents

Violent Freeway Collision Leaves Driver Trapped Inside Van Jammed Under a Flatbed Truck

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Scams… Pasadena Water & Power Reports Increase in Fraudulent Calls, Urges Vigilance

Pasadena Fire and Police Departments Issue Rose Parade Safety Tips

 

Giving Back: 

Yoga House Introduces New First Responders Class: Giving Back to Firefighters & Police Officers

Stacey Hoppe Named Chair of Hillsides’ Annual Gala “The Roaring 2020s”

 

Faces: 

“Diamond Chef” Makes Food Sport History with Second Category Win

Foothill Gold Line Board Re-Elects Chair and Vice Chair

Fifty Years and Going Strong

 

Benefits: 

Annual Wreath Auction “Merry & Bright” Returns

 

Gatherings: 

Hillsides Guild Hosts Annual Holiday Celebration at Parkway Grill

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