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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Sunday, November 29, 2020 | 4:46 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 47 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena Retailers Relying on Online Commerce for Holiday Season

Pasadena Restaurateurs Thankful City Held Off on Dining Ban

Pasadena Counts Over 290 New COVID-19 Cases in 7 Days Amid Concerns Thanksgiving Could Become a “Superspreader Event”

Ban on LA County In-Person Dining to Take Effect on Wednesday; Pasadena Restaurants Not Affected

City Coronavirus Enforcement Won’t Focus Only on Restaurants

Mayor-Elect Gordo Calls For Formation of Housing Commission

Pasadena Has No Immediate Plans To Adopt Outdoor Dining Ban

Chamber President, Supervisor Oppose Shuttering Outdoor Dining

Council Approves Exclusive Negotiations for Hotel at YWCA Site

County to Prohibit Dining at Restaurants, Bars on Wednesday Amid Virus Surge; Pasadena May Follow Suit

Memorial Tree Planted for Anthony McClain at Sunday Ceremony

Council to Vote on Entering Exclusive Negotiations for Hotel at YWCA Site


Council Approves Amendment for Funding Food Banks and Pantries During Pandemic

Council to Review Affordable Housing Policy and Production in Pasadena

City to Amend Master License Agreement with Tournament of Roses

Council to Review Additional Amendment for Funding Food Banks and Pantries Due to COVID-19

Arroyo Seco Habitat Restoration and Police Dispatch Software on Monday’s Consent Calendar


Caltech Finds Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving Together, But at a Distance

Two More Private Schools Receive Waivers

Pasadena Schools That Have Received Waivers to Remain Open For Now

Another Private School Receives Waiver

Pasadena City College Foundation Announces $1.5 Million Gift

Community News:

Local Doctors Continue Learning About Long Term Effects in Some COVID-19 Patients

Pasadena Records Highest-Ever 7-Day Averages of New Coronavirus Cases

Huntington Hospital Sees Rapid Increase in Number of COVID-19 Patient Admissions

County Supervisor Barger Remains Opposed to “Unnecessary” Restrictions on Restaurants, Asks Board to Bring in Outside Experts for Guidance

Former South Pasadena Nursing Home Employee Alleges Profits Ruled the Day

Arroyo Seco Habitat Restoration Passes After Tree Discussion as Part of Consent Calendar

Pasadena Urged to Keep Thanksgiving Celebrations Limited to Immediate Household Amid ‘Dramatic’ Viral Surge

Vice Mayor Hampton and Miracle on 1st Street Deliver Holiday Turkeys

Local Assemblymember Puts Out the Call for Future Politicians

Huntington Hospital Provides over $109.9 million in Community Benefits in 2019

City Reports 63 New Cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

1,500 Local Residents Receive Turkeys at Councilman Kennedy’s Annual Giveaway

500 Families Get Thanksgiving Dinners as Part of Operation Gooble, Gobble

Saying the Greatest Number of Home-Cooking Fires Occur on Thanksgiving, Pasadena Firefighters List Safety Tips

Public Safety:

Woman Found Dead Under Suspicious Circumstances at Park in Pasadena Identified as Glendale Resident, Union Station Program Manager

Turkey Fryers and Brush Fires Pose Safety Concerns This Thanksgiving

Fire Breaks Out at Pasadena Homeless Camp

Foul Play Suspected After Body of Woman Found at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena

L.A. Superior Court Restricts Access, Citing COVID-19 Concerns

L.A. County Takes First Steps Toward New Youth Justice Department

Man Accused of Fatally Striking Senior in Pasadena While Drunk and Fleeing Scene Denies Manslaughter Charge

Police Make 3 DUI Arrests During Friday Crackdown

Non-Profits News:

Salvation Army in Pasadena Mobilized for Socially Distanced Thanksgiving Meal Distribution

Pasadena’s Thanksgiving Dinner in the Park Faced Adversity Before COVID-19


Caltech Board of Trustees Names New Secretary

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