Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, March 11, 2017 | 5:28 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 54 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Story:

Panel of Local Experts Drills Down on Current Immigration Issues

Council Incumbent Andy Wilson, Challenger Phil Hosp Prepare for April Showdown

Election Results – Council: Gordo Races to Victory; Wilson and Hosp to Meet in April Runoff; School Board: Richardson Bailey Upsets Mullen; Pomeroy and Kenne Retain Seats

Pasadena City Council, School Board Candidates Await Tuesday’s Elections

Human Floats, Animated City Hall Projections Among New Features at Tonight’s ArtNight Pasadena

Blair High School Students Marvel at Human Brains (in Jars) and More on National Brain Awareness Day

Planned Parenthood Supporters Hold “Emergency Rally” In Response to Proposed Congressional Defund Bill

Pasadena’s Famed Black History Parade Gears Up to Hit The Streets After Being Postponed Last Month

Pasadena Basketball Teams Go 0-3 in CIF-SS Championship Games this Weekend

 

Government:

Gather Up! Popular E-Waste Recycling and Document Shredding Event Set for March 18

Welcome Reception Planned for New Sierra Madre City Manager

Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee Proposes New Plaques for Monument

Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Address Minimum Wage for Developmental Disabilities Service Providers Passes First Committee

City of Sierra Madre Announces New City Manager, Gabriel Engeland

Jericho Road Pasadena Set to Go Before the City’s Arts and Culture Commission

Big Ticket Public Works Projects Will Dominate Week’s Recreation and Parks Commission Meet

City Manager Appoints New General Manager for Water & Power Department

Commission Expected to Vote on Relocating Two Historic Buildings

 

Education:

102-Year-Old Pasadena City College “Courier” Student Newspaper Discontinues Print Edition, Goes Fully Digital

Distinguished Psychologist Philip Zimbardo to Speak at Pasadena City College

Caltech Does it Again: Ranked Number One Small University in the World

Gifted High School Scholarship Recipients from Across the Country to Meet in Pasadena

Pasadena City College Music Department offers Jazz Day Festival to High School Music Ensembles

 

Community News:

NASA Virtual Tour Highlights Women in STEM, Features Women of JPL

12th Annual Pasadena ArtWalk Call to Artists

AbilityFirst to Host 2017 Stroll & Roll Annual Fundraiser at Universal Backlot

Boys & Girls Club Members Create Black History Month Video

Profectum Foundation’s 5th International Conference Honors Individual Differences

Bunny Museum Hops Up to Altadena

Leadership Pasadena Debates: Does Arts Matter, Today?

Crowell Library Celebrates National Library Week

Registration Now Open for 2017 Pasadena Senior Games/California Senior Games Championships

Caltech Names Two Distinguished Alumni

Immigrant ‘Dreamer’ Leads New Community Organization Formed from the Success of City Minimum Wage Campaign

Awww! Here Are the Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

The History of Food will be Explored During Spring Term of the Master’s Series at Pasadena Senior Center

Celebrate Spring with Cherry Blossoms

At Caltech, Leadership Pasadena Discusses Fake Science and Fake News

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Trustee Stephen A. Ross

Religious Film Series Produced at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Pasadena

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena Company Plans to Donate All Proceeds from Mobile Phone Game to Helping Syrian Refugees

Local Credit Union Wakes Up Pasadenans to Weekend’s Daylight Savings Switch with Free Coffee

Ministry Offers Series of Free Workshops for Startup Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners

New Option for Parents: Social Hub for Local Kids with Autism Opens

 

Public Safety:

Boxing Star Oscar de la Hoya Charged in Pasadena DUI

Woman Brandishing Realistic AR-15 Replica Rifle Robs Lucky Boy Restaurant, Is Captured Within Minutes

Pushcart Vendor Assaulted, Robbed in Park Restroom

“Vigilantes” Protect Robbed Woman

For Third Time in a Week, Authorities Faced Specter of Suicide at Colorado Street Bridge Over Weekend

 

Faces:

Caltech Mourns the Passing of LIGO Co-founder Ronald W. P. Drever

National Charity League Juniors of San Marino 2017 President’s Award Honoree is Justene Pierce

Parsons Welcomes Barfield as Vice President and Capture Manager Leader

 

Benefit:

A Noise Within Celebrates 25 Years Anniversary Gala, Honors Parsons, Ahmanson Foundations and Verbum Dei High School

 

Giving Back:

Pasadena Humane Society Receives More Than $35,000 from PetSmart Charities

 

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