Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, November 25, 2017 | 4:45 AM

The Week In Review

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 Stories:

Home Sharing for the Holidays; Pasadena Airbnbs Increase Rates, Book Up

Thanksgiving Day Heat Breaks Pasadena Record

Surge of Needy Expected, 38% Jump in Number of Meals Prepared for Union Station’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner In The Park

Pathway to Two Years of Free Tuition to Pasadena City College Emerges

Pasadena Tenants Union Takes Responsibility for Rent Control Initiative Petition

Big Day Friday as UCLA Season Wraps Up at Rose Bowl, With Tailgating, Kids Events, Fireworks and Game

Thanksgiving 2017 Holiday Closures in Pasadena

Search Begins for New Pasadena City College President-Superintendent

Rembrandt Visits Pasadena: “Self Portrait at the Age of 34? Makes American Debut at The Norton Simon Museum

Pasadena Creates Third Largest Number of Jobs in Los Angeles County from September to October of 2017

 

Government:

Pasadena District One Councilmember Tyron Hampton Issues Thanksgiving Greetings

County Approves Plan to Extend Winter Shelter Program

City Announces Festive Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at City Hall

Study Reveals Construction of Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension Could Generate $2.6 Billion, Create Tens of Thousands of Jobs

 

Education:

The Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit

 

Community News:

Shop Small This Saturday for Great Deals and Unique Finds at Pasadena’s Many Independent Businesses

Pasadena Tradition Feeds Thousands on Thursday, Dinner in the Park Sees Larger Turnout

Warm Food, Warm Hearts, Warm Conversation as Police, Volunteers Brighten Thanksgiving for Seniors and the Homeless

Pasadena’s California Pizza Kitchen Hosts Two-Day Fundraiser for Police Officer Who Lost Two Sons in Crash

Molly Shannon, Will Ferrell to Reunite, Will Host 2018 Rose Parade For Amazon Prime as ‘Cord And Tish’

Trader Joe’s Donation Comes to the Rescue of Annual Thanksgiving Event for the Homeless

Keep Your Pet Safe With These Thanksgiving Tips

Five Acres Sets World Record to Raise Foster Care Awareness

The Year Pasadena’s Thanksgiving Dinner in the Park Tradition Almost Didn’t Happen

Physicians with Kaiser Permanente in Pasadena Tackle Overprescription of Antibiotics

Tournament of Roses Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

Car from ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Will be Rose Parade Grand Marshal Gary Sinise’s Ride in Parade

Rose Queen and Royal Court Brew Afternoon Tea and Conversation With Pasadena’s Seniors

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Ralphs Offers Home Grocery Delivery in Pasadena Through Partnership With Instacart

 

Business Top Story:

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Foundation Receives IRS Determination, Announces Board Members, Officers and Executive Director

C.W. Driver Companies Appoints Seasoned Executive Carl Lowman as Chief Financial Officer

Pasadena Court Victory for Johnson & Johnson in $24 Million Talc Cancer Case

Pasadena Credit Union Installs Machines to Accept Coin Deposits, Too

 

Public Safety:

Thanksgiving Grinch Boosts Cash from Cell Phone Store

Strong Arm Robbery on Washington Boulevard on Tuesday Afternoon

Steer Clear of Thanksgiving Thievery with These Helpful Tips

Stay Safe on the Roads This Holiday Weekend: Buckle Up-Every Trip. Every Time.

Man Charged with Attempted Kidnapping, Slitting Woman’s Throat Scheduled for Pasadena Courthouse Arraignment

 

Faces:

Lifetime Achievement Celebration Announced for Renowned Percussionist/drummer Joe Porcaro

LA Dodgers Former GM Ned Colletti Discusses “The Big Chair” for a South Pasadena Library Author Night

Local Dentist is Caring Philanthropist, A Thousand Miles from Pasadena

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Former Campus Counselor Kevin Austin

 

Gatherings:

Hillsides Young Professional Group Holds Successful Fall Social Benefiting Teens