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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Saturday, October 24, 2020 | 5:20 pm

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 55 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Five Local Schools Have Applied For Waivers to Open

Developer Says Civic Center Housing Project Will be Compatible with District

Local Mortgage Industry Booming Amid Historically Low Interest Rates

New Memorial for Anthony McClain Created Hours After City Removes Makeshift Original

Force Used in Less Than 1 Percent of Arrests This Year

City Working on Cold Weather Plan for On-Street Dining

Eddie Van Halen Memorial in the Offing? City Council to Discuss the Possibility on Monday

Pasadena Center Operating Company Says It Will Take Years to Make Up for Lost Hotel Room Tax Revenue

Pasadena Bookstores Pushed to Brink by Pandemic

Two Shot At La Pintoresca Park on Monday Night

Council Eyes More Info Before Starting Process of Filling Police Oversight Panel

Talks with Developer For Affordable Housing Near City Hall Get Council Approval

Council to Vote on Entering Exclusive Negotiations for Affordable Housing Across From City Hall

Today is the Last Day to Register to Vote

Zoning Amendment That Could Curb Mansionization Goes Before Council


City Calls For Bids In Lower Arroyo Seco Restoration Project

City’s EDtech Committee Supports Legacy Business Program, Recognizing Longtime Local Companies

Council Votes to Install 20 Tesla Charging Stations

Council Adopts Mansionization Zoning Code Amendment

City Committee Will Hear Economic Update, Which Hinges Upon Outcome of Measure P

Council Approves New Fire Department Position; Passes 17 Other Items on Consent Calendar

Public Safety Committee to Review First Year of Youth Diversion and Development in Pasadena

Pasadena City Council to Consider Process for Appointing Police Oversight Commissioners

City Council Evaluates New Classification and Salary of Supervising Fire Inspector

Council to Decide On Installation of 20 Tesla Charging Stations


Pasadena Unified Board Passes ‘Latin-X’ and Indigenous Students Support Resolution

Pasadena Unified Vision Statement, Leadership Goals Up for Discussion at Next Meeting

PCC Named Top 2-Year College in California For Hispanic students, 3rd Nationally

Caltech Joins Lawsuit to Block Administration’s New Visa Rules

Community News:

Memorial for Anthony McClain Removed For 2nd Time After Re-Emerging

Pasadena Marks 2 Weeks Without a COVID-19 Fatality

County Rise In COVID Cases Causes Worry As State Lifts More Restrictions

Local Congressman Applauds Library of Congress Decision to Recognize Armenian Genocide

Female JPL Worker Alleges Retaliatory Treatment

Library of Congress to Recognize Armenian Genocide

Kaiser Permanente Commits $1.5 Million for Homeless/COVID-19 Aid

Altadena Libraries Offer Socially Distanced, Expanded Access to In-Person Services

More Streets Could Get Speed Humps

9 New COVID-19 Infections Detected in Pasadena

Huntington Hospital Named America’s 100 Best for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention Two Years in a Row by Healthgrades

Disclosure Forms Reveal Top Contributors In the Race For Mayor

Two Eddie Van Halen Guitars to Go Up for Auction

Pasadena Continues to See Few New COVID-19 Infections

Marchers From All Saints Church Head to City Hall Voting Drop Box to Cast Ballots

County COVID Numbers Impacted by Reporting Delays

City Reports One New COVID-19 Case, No Deaths

Supervisor Barger Endorses Lee for Pasadena Board of Education

Business Top Story:

Old Pasadena’s Historic Chamber of Commerce Building Earns LEED Gold for Going Green

As Local Restaurants Continue Struggling, Industry Outlook Appears To Be Stabilizing

Pasadena Company Says Its Barriers Create Safer Dining Zones Following Northern California Tragedy

Tetra Tech Wins $209 Million Army Corps of Engineers Contract

Macy’s Hiring Seasonal Workers in Pasadena, Arcadia, Glendale

Langham Huntington in Pasadena Named to List of Top 50 Hotels in the World

Council’s Economic, Development, and Technology Committee to Consider Legacy Business Program

Public Safety:

PWP Renews Warning About Impersonator Scams

Pasadena Police Encourage Parents to Teach Teen Drivers the Rules of the Road to Keep Them Safe

Wanted Suspect Wearing Wig, Silicone Mask Arrested in Pasadena

Police Chief to Discuss Rising Gun Violence at Public Safety Committee

19-Year-Old Driver Severely Injured in Pasadena Crash

Police Chief to Discuss Rising Gun Violence at Public Safety Committee

Non-Profits News:

Pasadena Nonprofit’s New Mobile Dental Clinic for Homeless Veterans is in High Demand

Hillsides Launches Major Recruitment Campaign for New Foster Families to Help Children Displaced by the Pandemic

Pasadena Nonprofit Creates Safe Outdoor Learning Environment for Local Students, Powered by Top Notch WiFi

Local Nonprofit Seeks to Bridge ‘Digital Divide’


Pasadena Heritage’s Mossman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award For Preservation Work

Four Caltech Students Receive Department of Energy Fellowships

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