Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 5:36 AM

Pasadena Now Top Stories of the Week

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 53 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

It’s Official: The Holidays in Pasadena Start Tonight! Here’s Your Guide to this Weekend’s Festive Happenings in Pasadena

Jackie Robinson Steals Home Again

In a First for Pasadena, City Contemplates Requiring Landlord to Evict Marijuana Dispensary Tenant

Initial Report: Black Friday, Cyber Monday See Strong Retail Sales in Pasadena

Can Pasadena Find Effective Solutions to Prevent Suicides, Suicide Attempts at Colorado Street Bridge?

81-Year-Old Celebrates 60th Year at JPL, Becomes Longest-Serving Woman in NASA

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

Colorado Street Bridge Task Force Hearing Evokes Tales of Heartbreaking Tragedies, Offers of Creative Solutions

Local Business Owners Weigh in Over New Laws Taking Effect in 2018

Authorities Will Close Rose Parade Route to Vehicle Traffic Earlier Than Usual This Year as Part of Stepped Up Security

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



League of Women Voters, City Clerk Review Pasadena’s Election Options at City Hall Forum Monday

Los Angeles County to Recognize Adoption Awareness Month

City Makes Plans to Add Bicycle Racks in Brookside Park

Five-Story Condominium Project Planned Next Door to Masonic Lodge, At Site of Historic Home

Pasadena Congresswoman Judy Chu, Senator Chris Murphy Introduce Bill to Block Muslim Ban Implementation

No-Burn Alert: Mandatory Wood-Burning Ban in Effect Monday



Pacific Oaks College, YWCA Greater Los Angeles Collaborate to Bring Advocacy and Social Justice to the Community

Immaculate Heart Alumna Meghan Markle: A Woman of Great Heart and Right Conscience

Caltech Mathematics Professor J.N. Franklin, 1930-2017


Community News:

Hillsides Launches Holiday Adopt-A-Family Program

Take 5 To Care: An Adoption Event Geared Toward Giving Pets A Home For The Holidays

UNA-Pasadena Celebrates Human Rights Day at Pasadena Central Library’s Donald Wright Auditorium

Huntington Hospital Hosts 5th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Lighting Ceremony

Pasadena Bus Driver Claims He Was Fired for Being a Safe Driver, Company Cites “Work Stoppages”

Free December Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Community Members Graduate from Collaborate PASadena Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Seventy Degas Sculptures are Now on Display at the Norton Simon Museum

The Altadena Library District Introduces a Home Chapter of the Seed Library of Los Angeles

Speakers From Pasadena Tenants Union Will Discuss Their Pasadena Rent Control Initiative at Friday Forum

Human Rights Campaign Foundation Releases Annual Municipal Equality Index Scorecard: How Does Pasadena Rate?

Lake Avenue Community Foundation Awarded $75,000 Grant Through Chick-fil-A Foundation

Indy! Carly! Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

The Pasadena Fire Department Announces the Passing of Former Firefighter Andre Jones

Pasadena Welcomes New Vallarta Supermarket at Grand Opening Wednesday

Registration is Open for the Cabinets and Closets Conference and Expo 2018 (CCCE) at the Pasadena Convention Center

A Pasadena-Based Nonprofit Offers Gift Cards with the Power of Giving


Business Top Story:

This Pro Helps Prepare People for Life’s Inevitables

Pasadena’s Vallarta Supermarket Celebrates Its Grand Opening Wednesday


Public Safety:

Man Sentenced for Possession of Weapons, Silencers in Pasadena Train Station

Carjacking Duo Holds Driver at Gunpoint Tuesday Night

Assault with a Deadly Weapon Incident on Monday Night in the 2500 Block of E. Foothill Blvd.

Assault With A Deadly Weapon During Road Rage Incident On Los Robles Avenue and Maple Street Late Monday Afternoon

The Pasadena Fire Department Offers Safety Guidelines for Christmas Trees, Both Beautiful and Explosively Dangerous

Pasadena Fire Department Recognized by American Heart Association



Union Station Homeless Services CEO John Brauer Resigns, Howard Kahn Named Interim CEO

A Rising Star in California Law

Pasadena’s Conley Entertainment Group Hires Horror Journalist Sean Decker

The Ins and Outs of Matching: A Conversation with Caltech Economist Laura Doval

Altadena Woman Awarded Ms. Greater California 2018 by Ms. America Pageant



Chamber of Commerce Announces Traditional President’s Breakfast Honoring Tournament of Roses President Lance Tibbet



This is the Last Week to Register as a Sponsor for the PFAR Luncheon on December 15


Giving Back:

Making Seasons Brighter: Foothill Family Holiday Program Empowers Parents as Providers




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