Last Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories

Published : Saturday, December 30, 2017 | 5:05 AM

Week-in-Review Pasadena Now

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 30 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Coordinator: 20 Federal Agencies Working to Make This Parade One of the Best, One of the Safest

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Plans Interstellar Mission to “Nearby” Alpha Centauri in 2069

Getting to Know 2018 Rose Queen Isabella, 100th Queen of the Rose Parade

Pasadena Firefighters, Bringing Santa and Gifts, Deliver Christmas to Family Made Homeless by Fire, as Dog They Saved Recovers

Pasadena Volunteers Are the Lifeline For the Homeless This Holiday Season

Tournament of Roses’ Equestfest Returns Today After One Year Absence

Pasadena Company Unveils One-Of-A-Kind Augmented Reality Rose Parade Float

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago

 

Government:

Make Christmas Tree Recycling A Holiday Tradition

Pasadena Transit Recognized for Outstanding Service

 

Community News:

‘Rabid’ Bulldog Fan Granted Emergency Motion by Judge to Attend Rose Bowl

Horse Recovering From Broken Leg Featured in Rose Parade Leading Wells Fargo Team

Expect Sunny Skies, Above Normal Temperatures for Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Game on New Year’s Day

Bulldogs Mascot Uga X will be Roaming the Sidelines During Rose Bowl Gametime

Rose Bowl Tickets Reportedly Priced as High as $42,000 Online

Bulldogs, Sooners Arrive In Los Angeles

Enjoy That Rose Parade Weather! Here Are a Half Dozen Pasadena Area Hikes

Pasadena Humane Society Prepares for Busy New Year’s Weekend

Miracle-Gro’s 2018 Rose Parade Float Showcases the Joys Found Outside in Your Own Backyard

Your Guide to the Best Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Activities This Week

Celebrate the Birth of the Cheeseburger in the Home of the Cheeseburger: Pasadena

Lainey! Squishy! Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Christmas Came Early, Thanks to a Pasadena Businessman

City’s Christmas and New Year’s 2018 Closures and Reminders

 

Public Safety:

California Highway Patrol Statistics Show Fewer Fatalities on the Road During Christmas Weekend

A Complicated Family Dispute Disrupts a Pasadena Family’s Christmas Eve

 

Faces:

Woman Who Received Heart Transplant on Christmas 3 Years Ago to Ride in Rose Parade

Obituary: Pasadena Philanthropist, World War WII Veteran John Francis Watkins Dies at 92

Remembering Deputy David Larimer on Christmas Eve

 

Gatherings:

The Women’s Civic League of Pasadena Holds its Annual Holiday Boutique and Luncheon