Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Friday, November 10, 2017 | 8:42 PM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 46 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

ArtCenter Shows Off Dramatic 15-Year Master Plan

County Supervisors Approve Smaller “Big Dig” Sediment Removal Project for Devil’s Gate Dam

City Council Stubs Out Pot Shops in Pasadena

Details Emerge on Pasadena Police, Metro Patrol Agreement

Five Famous Locals Who Were Veterans

In a City Core Craving Green Space, A Battle Between Parks and Parking

Trial Over, City Moves Forward to Purchase Police Access to Spokeo’s Online Data Collection Services

The USC Pacific Asia Museum Prepares to Reopen Its Doors After a Year and a Half Long Preservation Project

Pasadena-Based Giant Magellan Telescope Organization is Casting Mirrors for the World’s Largest Telescope

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Pasadena Water and Power Limits Outdoor Watering to One Day a Week, Only at Specific Hours



Do Golf and Baseball Mix? For Maranatha High School They Did!

Local High School Students Experience the Dangers of Distracted Driving With Help From a Virtual Reality Simulator

New York’s Institute of Culinary Education Will Launch Pasadena Cooking School at Former Site of Cordon Bleu


Community News:

Pasadena Holidayfest! Holiday Scavenger Hunt, Live Music, Horse and Carriage Rides and More…

The Salvation Army, Pasadena Tabernacle Corps Hosts The 4th Annual Red Kettle Kickoff Breakfast

The Serious Side to the Lighthearted Doo-Dah Parade: Rights Group Uses Creativity, Irony to Address Serious Issues

American Public Media Receives $1.5 Million Grant, Pasadena’s KPCC Will Benefit

Meet Rose Queen Isabella Marez and Her Royal Court at Pasadena Museum of History’s Free Holiday Open House

Caltrans to Close I-210 Foothill Freeway Traffic Entering Pasadena to Restripe Lanes

Oliver! Buddy! Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Pasadena Latino Employee Association Announces Election Results

Pasadena/Altadena Coalition of Transformative Leaders Hosts The “Unity in Diversity Dinner-Dance Mardi Gras”

Fashion Show Will Focus on Diverse Experiences, Challenges Faced by Younger Generation

Leadership Pasadena Receives Grant from The Ahmanson Foundation


Business Top Story:

H&M Announces It Will Open New Pasadena Store on December 1 with Giveaways, Discounts

Pasadena’s Dog Haus Has Gone All Natural

Twohey’s Tavern Opens: A Taste of Nostalgia Combined with the Elevated Flavors of Today


Public Safety:

Pasadena Man Killed in Motorcycle Collision Has Been Identified

Armed Robbery On North Lake Avenue Tuesday Night

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Tuesday Claims Life of 22-Year-Old Pasadena Man

Pasadena Police Detectives Take “Guitar Bandit” Off the Streets

Shots Fired Early Tuesday On N. Lake Ave., Suspect At Large

Assault With a Deadly Weapon in Broad Daylight Sunday



Caltech’s Gradinaru Selected as a Moore Inventor Fellow

Pasadena Native Sally Field Born This Week in 1946: Her Six Most Iconic Roles



Third Annual Holiday Shopping Boutique

Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA) Hosts Awards Dinner and Celebration

Hillsides Hosts Holiday Benefit at Parkway Grill December 5

Hillsides Names Long-Time Supporters Joan McCarthy and John Gong 2018 Gala Co-Chairs

Savor the Finer Things: Masters of Taste Announces 2018 Date

Zest Gala Benefits Pasadena Senior Center and Honors Community Leader Scott Jenkins


Giving Back:

Spirit of Giving and Community is Alive and Well in Pasadena



Pasadena Community Foundation Awards $20,000 To Local Nonprofits, Benefiting Children This Holiday Season

Pasadena Ronald McDonald House Gala Was An Enchanted Evening

Pasadena Museum of History Dazzles with Contemporary History Makers Gala