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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Sunday, January 10, 2021 | 5:33 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 61 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pandemic-Caused Rose Parade Cancellation, Rose Bowl Game Move Pack $200 Million Punch to Local Economy

Home Depot Hiring for Pasadena Location Ahead of Planned Opening in Spring

First Candidate Qualifies for Open District 5 Seat

Pasadena Congressman Schiff and Other SoCal Legislators Take Shelter As Trump Backers Storm Capitol

Trump Supporters Peaceful at Pasadena Rally

Bad Weather Motel Voucher Program Begins in Pasadena

Pasadena Vaccinates Hundreds of Local Critical Healthcare Workers

City Won’t Receive Full Payment From Tournament of Roses for Rose Bowl Game Until 2023

CHP Officers Guarding Vacant Caltrans-Owned Homes in Pasadena

Still Allowed, Outdoor Restaurant Seating Spawns “Nearby Dining” in Pasadena

Locals Remember George Regas’ Commitment to Social Justice

L.A. County to Consider Requiring $5 Per Hour ‘Hero Pay’ for Grocery Workers

City Receives Allotment of Moderna Vaccine

All Saints Rector Emeritus George Regas Has Died at 90

Council Committee to Consider Changes to Support Outdoor Dining


Municipal Service Committee Approves Renewable Energy Contract

Mayor Nominates Vice Mayor Wilson, Councilmember Madison to Represent City on Two Local Boards

City Announces New Website With Updates on COVID Vaccine

Pasadena Congressional Representatives Sworn In

District 5 Candidate Pool Grows to Six

Senator Portantino to Take Questions Virtually on New Small Business Relief Program

Municipal Services Committee Receives Update on Power Delivery Master Plan

Municipal Service Committee to Discuss Renewable Energy Contract


Marshall Fundamental Senior Awarded Full Scholarship

Pasadena Unified Providing Support for Local Students Impacted by Wednesday’s Attack on Capitol

USC Trojan Affiliates Offers Scholarships to San Gabriel Valley Residents

Community News:

Avalanche of COVID-19 Infections From Holiday Gatherings Continues in Pasadena

State Revises Guidance For Administering COVID Vaccines

DMV Suspends Behind-the-Wheel Driving Tests Through January

Forest Service Extends Campground Closures in 12 National Forests in California, Including Angeles National Forest

COVID-19 Surge Continues in Pasadena, With Second-Highest Number of New Cases and 1 New Death Reported Wednesday

Arroyo Seco Foundation Opposes Canyon Project

Sundance Film Festival Cancels Rose Bowl and Other Drive-In Screenings Over COVID Concerns

Pasadena Sets Record for COVID-19 Infections: 253 New Cases Reported on Single Day

County Supervisors Approve Plan Requiring $5 Per Hour `Hero Pay’ For Grocery Workers

Local Metro Bus Service Impacted As Increase In COVID-19 Cases Creates Staff Shortages

L.A. County Supervisors Expand Rent Relief Program, Extend Eviction Moratorium

Loyal Customer Launches Fundraiser in Bid to Help Debt-Laden Pasadena Restaurant

Five Honored For Work Assisting Immigrants & Asylum Seekers

Pasadena Sees 186 New COVID-19 Infections Monday, Third Highest-Ever Daily Count, and 1 New Death

Pasadena-based Innova Medical Group to Expand COVID-19 Rapid Test Manufacturing Capacity With Acquisition of MPS Medical Inc.

Pasadena Post Offices Are Hiring

Feds Award Grant for Wildfire Cleanup, Humanitarian Aid

FEMA Ranks L.A. County Riskiest in U.S. For Natural Disasters

Harvest Rock Takes Another Shot at the Ninth Circuit

COVID-19 Hospitalization Decreases Slightly in LA County

City Reports 59 Coronavirus Cases Sunday

PWP Wants to Repair Facilities in the Arroyo Seco in Order to Pump More Water

Hearing Officer to Decide on Caltech Conditional Use Permit

Business Top Story:

Vallarta Supermarkets Joins Fundraising Effort to Help Children With Disabilities

Kristan Browne, Founder of Pasadena-based Attrinti Consulting, to Speak at Virtual Exceptional Life Conference

Pasadena-Based Green Dot Launches ‘Mobile Bank’

Cameron’s Seafood Market & Restaurant Closes

Breakfast Taco Specialist HomeState Is Coming to Pasadena

Public Safety:

Man Charged With Murder, Elder Abuse In Connection With Fatal Attack on Woman in Pasadena

Man Found Suffering From Burns in Arroyo Seco on New Year’s Day Remains Unidentified; Circumstances Surrounding Death Still a Mystery

Suspect Arrested in Connection With Random, Fatal Attack on Elderly Couple in Old Pasadena

Four Boxers to be Euthanized After Killing Dog and Seriously Injuring its Owner and Her Friend

Non-Profits News:

Union Station Appoints New Senior Executive


Family and Friends Mourn Man Who Attended 68 Rose Bowl Games in a Row

Pasadena Lapidary Society Member Awarded Scholarship by State Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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