Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, September 30, 2017 | 4:12 AM

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 Story:

Sushi Roku Stirs up a Victory, Winning “Cocktail of the Year” at Taste of Pasadena

No Arroyo Seco Camp, Equestrian Club Evictions Contemplated, Says Mayor

Pasadena Board of Education President Lays out the District’s Challenges

Religiosity and Immigration: Where to Draw the Lines?

Local Geologists: What California Needs Now is an Earthquake Early Warning System

Moonlight Sonata Honors Gems of Pasadena’s Cultural Crown

Pasadena Nature Lovers Join Mayor Tornek on Hike, Brainstorm Future Arroyo Trail Improvements

Developer’s Condo Proposal a Textbook Example of How Bonus, Concessions System Works

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Special Pasadena Water & Power Truck Saves Millions of Gallons of Otherwise Wasted Water

ESPN Asks Federal Court in Pasadena to Throw Out Privacy Suit Over Computer-to-Computer Transmissions

Pasadena Unified Seeks Applicants for Superintendent’s Budget Advisory Committee

Authorities: Dodging the Bullet Won’t Work Forever, Time to Get Serious About Disaster Readiness

Full Text of Board of Education President Boulghourjian’s State of Schools Address

Supervisor Barger Calls for Aquatic Centers to be Open Year-Round and Longer Seasons/Hours for County Pools & Lake Swim Areas

Pasadena Gets Federal Funds for In-Field Nurse Practitioner to Treat Local Chronically Homeless

West Pasadena Congressman Adam Schiff Urges Textbook Publishers to Include More Content About Armenian Genocide

 

Education:

Occidental College Offers Scholarships in Honor of former President Obama, Who Lived in Pasadena as an Oxy Student

Pasadena Unified State Standardized Test Scores Released

Pasadena Unified Seeks Applicants for Superintendent’s Budget Advisory Committee

Caltech Pranks MIT with Fake Transfer Forms

 

Community News:

Pasadena Announces it Will Celebrate National Coming Out Day on Wednesday, October 11

Woof! Wiggle Waggle Walk A Success

Pasadena Half Marathon & 5K at the Rose Bowl introduces Corporate Challenge

Art Center Refines Space Allocation in Arroyo Parkway Building, as Master Plan Expansion Draws Nearer

AbilityFirst Announces 43rd Annual Festival of Fall Gourmet Food & Drink Event

37 Finalists Named for the Tournament of Roses 2018 Royal Court

Doo Dah Parade to Bring Kicks to Route 66 on November 19

Amber! Berlioz! Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Upcoming Pasadena Latino Heritage Parade Will Spotlight Military Veterans

Zona Rosa Caffe & The Pasadena Playhouse Presents 23rd Annual Dia de Los Muertos Event

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Best Used Book Sale

Savor the Taste of South Lake

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena Company Gets ‘Fierce 15? Biotech Recognition

Kaiser Permanente Pledges $1 Million to Mexico Earthquake Aid

 

Public Safety:

Loud Argument Draws a Crowd Until Man Draws a Gun – and Starts Shooting

Pasadena Woman Found Dead, Possibly From Drug Overdose

 

Faces:

Pasadena Scientist Sets Her Sights on Fighting Fake News with Creation of Political App

 

Benefits:

Bingo Charity Night Returns to Pasadena in November

The Ice House and Foothill Unity Center team up for ‘Laughs for a Cause’

Pasadena Police Foundation Chief’s Breakfast Recognizes Darin Craddolph as Officer of the Year

Young & Healthy Announces 2018 Gala, Matching Gift

An Evening for the Station: A Night of Magic to Benefit Union Station Homeless Services

 

Giving Back:

The Pasadena Community Foundation Gives Door of Hope a Lift with Grant for Minivan