Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of Last Week

Published : Saturday, February 13, 2016 | 6:27 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 106 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 30 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

 

Top Story

Gravitational Waves Detected 100 Years After Einstein’s Prediction by Caltech, MIT Observatory

How Safe is Safe? Cybersecurity Professionals Face Their Fears at Pasadena Event

Departing City Manager Michael Beck Bids Farewell to Pasadena City Hall

City Council, Pasadena Unified Board Meet: Mermell Named Interim City Manager, Madison Elementary Still Inflames

Pasadena Murder Suspect Steven Wright Taken Into Custody in Nevada

 

Government

Sierra Madre: Update on Temporary Contract for Supplemental Police Services for Nighttime Patrol

Mayor Announces Steve Mermell Appointed Interim City Manager

Rep. Chu Statement Celebrating Lunar New Year

 

Education

Summer Opportunity Fair Last Weekend Brings Together Summer School and Camp Ideas, Hundreds Attend

 

Community News

Villa Parke Branch Library to Close, Temporarily, Starting February 11

Community Invited to 34th Annual Black History Parade

Family Art Night This Friday at Norton Simon Museum

Huntington Hospital Employees “Go Red” for Heart Month

 

Giving Back

Ross Helping to Open the Door to Great Futures in Pasadena

Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors Donates $85,500 to Local Charities

 

Business Top Story

Pasadena Angels Announces Strongest Funding Numbers to Date in 2015

Karl Kreutziger Named President of Pasadena-Based C.W. Driver Companies

Parsons Appoints Johnson as President of Infrastructure Business Unit

 

Public Safety

Pasadena Fire Department Now Recruiting Firefighter Trainees

South Pasadena Police Arrest Suspect for Animal Cruelty Incident in Police Department’s Lobby

Man Brandishing Handgun Reportedly Chased, Shot at Fleeing Victims Near La Pintoresca

Rose Bowl Bicyclist in Critical Condition After Head On Collision With Suspected Drunk Driver

Traffic Stop Leads to Pursuit, Hunt and Finally Takedown as Suspect Hides Behind Shower Curtain

Pasadena Police Department to Step Up Enforcement for Distracted Drivers

 

Faces

JPL Engineer, Mars Landing Pioneer Elected to National Academy of Engineering

San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership Board of Directors Approves Jeff Allred as New President and CEO

Caltech Geobiologist Honored by National Academy of Sciences

JPL Scientist, Caltech Professor Bock Receives Award for Astronomical Instrumentation

 

Benefits

The Women’s City Club of Pasadena Hosts ‘An Affair to Remember’

Mother’s Club to Host Power of Two Dinner Honoring John and Nancy Carlton