Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published : Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 3:37 AM

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 49 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena Playhouse’s Artistic Director Channels Theater Founder’s Irrepressible Spirit, Welcomes Institution’s Second Century

All Four Pasadena Measures Pass in Tuesday Elections; Sandra Chen Lau Wins District 1 PCC Trustee Race While Berlinda Brown Keeps District 3 Seat

What Pasadenans Need to Know Before Heading to the Polls Today

Pasadena City College Trustees Race Suddenly Re-Ignites, Selvidge Is Back In

Madison Heights Residents Kick Off Landmark District Designation Campaign

Official Urges Residents to Prepare for Major Natural Disaster Now Because When It Strikes, City Will Be Overwhelmed

Supervisor Barger Questions Election Irregularities Which Left 118,552 County Voters Off Rosters

Pasadenans Legalize a Limited Number of Marijuana Dispensaries and Authorize New City Tax to Impose on Them

Election Wrap Up | Few Surprises in State, Local Races

What Has JPL Discovered on Mars? NASA Schedules Thursday Press Conference

Pasadena Voters Face Handful of Significant Measures, Rekindled PCC Trustee Race on Tuesday

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Flintridge Center Named 41st Assembly District’s “Nonprofit of the Year”

Pasadena Water and Power Announces General Manager of Power Delivery

Governor Jerry Brown Appoints 21 New Superior Court Judges, 5 From Pasadena Area

Ten-Year Soccer Contract for the Rose Bowl is Approved

Council Agrees to ‘Review the Review’ of Controversial Public Restroom

South Pasadena’s City Passport Service Moves to Library

Senate Passes Bill to Include Arroyo Seco in Larger Watershed Study Area

Tonight: City Council Drills Down on Budget, Water-Efficient Landscaping, and a Controversial Public Restroom



Three St. Monica Academy Seniors Sign to Play College Sports

John Muir High School 2018 Senior Class Pulls in Grants, Scholarships and Awards Totalling Over $1.4 Million

Pasadena Student Receives $5,000 Scholarship from Freestone Capital Management


Community News:

Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy Awards $42,000 Grant for School Gardens Serving Vulnerable Children

Kidspace Introduces New 8-Week Series: STEAMing Through Summer

Enjoy a Bit o’ Britain at the June Faire

Pasadena Playhouse Throws Community Party to Fete Its 100th Birthday

Recent Nearby Sightings Mean It’s Likely Only a Matter of Time Before Pasadenans See Bears Here Again

Webster’s Community Pharmacy Named a California Small Business of the Year

Farnsworth Park Summer Concert Series Announced

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Designer Behind Old Pasadena Retail Store Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

This Summer’s Colorado Street Bridge Party Tickets Go On Sale

Pasadena Celebrates 132nd Birthday With Out of This World Party

Inaugural Tablescape Design Competition Comes to Pasadena


Business Top Story:

South Pasadena Office Building Six25 Fair Oaks Sells for $31 Million

Pastilla Institute and Kremsa Design Merge, Bringing Marketing Magic to Pasadena Public Sector

Pasadena’s Dilbeck Real Estate and Podley Properties Join in Mortgage Joint Venture Enterprise

Local Company Makes NASA’s List

Pasadena’s CIT Group Kicks Off Nationwide Volunteer Initiative


Public Safety:

Case Dismissed Against Two Pasadena Men for Shooting a Las Vegas Woman at March Gathering

Police Investigate “Shots Fired” Report Near Old Pasadena, Find Ditched Handgun

Pasadena Carjacking Suspect Charged in Alleged Crime Spree, Pleads Not Guilty

Police Called to Another Shooting on North Summit Avenue, No Victims Struck



Pasadena Chamber Gala Celebrates Inauguration of Karl Bird as Chair of the Board on June 29



Anthony Bourdain Dead At 61; Counted California’s In-N-Out, With A Location In Pasadena, As His Favorite Burger Chain

KPCC Chief, Southern California Public Radio Founding President, CEO Bill Davis Steps Down

Mark Goldstein Continues His Ride Across America to Benefit HEAR Center


Giving Back:

Assistance League’s “Very Important Performers” VIP Program Celebrates Pasadena Unified Middle School Students



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