Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Friday, March 3, 2017 | 1:05 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 48 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Story:

We Don’t Enforce Immigration Law, Police Chief Confirms at District 3 Meeting

Now Being Sold by Red Cross for $10.5 Million, Iconic Cravens Mansion was a Gift from a Grateful Immigrant

Council Approves Flintridge Center’s Gang Intervention Funding, but Not Without Drama

Hundreds of Demonstrators March, Ask Pasadena for “Sanctuary City” Declaration

“Immigrant Protection” March Will Take to Pasadena Streets Today

Pasadena Church, Shuttered Last Sunday After Financial Battle, Continues Online, Evolves into “Virtual Church”

Despite Notoriety of Colorado Street Bridge, Pasadena’s Suicide Rates Have Declined

Increased Penalties May be Ahead for Cutting Down City-Protected Trees Without a Permit

Why They Marched

Popular Co-op Nursery School Battles Caltrans to Remain In Its Home of 31 Years

 

Government:

Vote Early This Weekend in City Elections

Assemblymember Chris Holden Names the 41st Assembly District’s Women of Distinction at Annual Open House

Police Will Oversee Free Children’s Safety Seat Checkups on Thursday

County Supervisors Approve Barger Motion Supporting State Legislation Addressing Drugged-Driving

With County Unemployment Lowest in A Decade, More Jobs Growth is Predicted for Pasadena

Community Celebrates with Portantino at “Swearing In” Celebration Glendale Community College Hosts

More Buses, Increased Penalties for Violating Tree Protection Ordinance All on Tap Tuesday

City’s Finance Committee Looks at Distributing $1.5 Million in Funding Remaining After Projects’ Completions

Parking Regulations on City Council Agenda for Monday

After Years in the Making, Glenarm Power Plant Is Officially Switched On

 

Education:

Public Science Literacy Night Friday at Pasadena Elementary School

Army of Local Realtors Reads Aloud to Elementary Students For Dr. Seuss-Themed ‘Read Across Pasadena’

The La Salle High School Speech & Debate Team Compete

 

Community News:

It’s Down to the Wire: Will Pasadena’s City Hall Win in National “Best” Contest?

Pasadena Lapidary Society’s 59th Annual Gem Show Coming March 11-12, 2017

Coming Soon: Online Tickets to ‘Explore JPL’

Slam Dunk for the Animals at Pasadena Humane Society

Now Being Sold by Red Cross for $10.5 Million, Iconic Cravens Mansion was a Gift from a Grateful Immigrant

Pasadena Ronald McDonald House Walk for Kids Will Help Families with Critically-Ill Children

Caltech Graduate Student Wins Weintraub Award

Vote for Pasadena City Hall to Win the “Leslie B. Knope” Award for Most Beautiful City Hall

Research Conducted in Pasadena Reveals Youth with Type 2 Diabetes Develop Complications More Often than Type 1 Peers

Open Studios Tour Opens Artists’ Application Period This Week

Public Meeting Tuesday Night Will Discuss Plan, Schedule for Proposed Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

JPL Offers Download Poster of New Exoplanet Discovery

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena’s Wetzel’s Pretzels Twists Its Way into Texas

Green Dot Completes Acquisition of UniRush and its Rapid! PayCard

Pasadena’s Parsons Recognized as a Top 50 Employer by Minority Engineer Magazine

Sale of Rare Five-Acre Ground Lease Underlying The Shops on Lake Avenue Completed, Announced

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Announces Trip to India, Dubai

 

Public Safety:

Pasadena Police Investigating If Murder Suspect Is Linked to His 87-Year-Old Grandfather’s Disappearance

Pasadena Police Postpone Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation in Order to Attend Funeral for Fallen Whittier Officer

Hours-Long Search Nets Three Parolees and Illegal Firearm After Police Respond to “Shots Fired” Call

Pasadena Police Ask Public’s Help to Find Missing 87-Year-Old Man, Say Foul Play Not Ruled Out

Sleeping Family Jumps Up To Aid Family Member Attacked at Doorway

 

Benefit:

Foothill Family Annual Gala on March 18 Aims to Be the “Party of the Century”

 

Giving Back:

Op365 Get Together LA “Bettering the World We Share… One Interaction at a Time”

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