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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Sunday, January 24, 2021 | 6:37 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 58 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Same Prez, Same Theme, New Year: Tournament Confirms Miller Keeps Helm for 2022 Parade and Game

City Official: Pasadena Sheraton Owner’s Bankruptcy Filing Won’t Stop Pasadena’s Lawsuit Against Hotel

Cold, Wet, Winter Weather Bearing Down On Pasadena

Activists File Appeal Challenging PWP’s Arroyo Seco Canyon Project

Chu, Schiff and Kennedy Attend Biden Inauguration

Pasadena Unified to Discuss Salary Increases for District Employees

No Credible Threats of Inauguration-Related Violence in L.A. County, Residents Urged To Be Vigilant

Pasadena Unified to Vaccinate School Employees

Residents Disappointed Police Oversight Discussion Left Off Public Safety Committee Agenda

Daily COVID-19 Cases Continue Downward Trend in Pasadena, City’s Vaccination Site Goes Live

Police Chief to Report 24% Decrease In Use-of-Force Incidents In 2020

City Events to Vaccinate 75+-Year-Olds This Week Completedly Booked

Pasadena Police Helicopter Gets New Camera

NAACP President Allen Edson Speaks About the Lasting Influence of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Police to Present 2020 Statistics to Public Safety Committee Showing Gun Seizures Up 27%

Four Candidates Qualify for District 5 Seat


Read the Mayor’s Letter to Governor Newsom Asking That the Rose Bowl Be Used as a Mass Vaccination Site

Pasadena’s Assemblymember Introduces Legislation to Create State School Nurse Consultant at California Department of Education

City Seeks Input On North Lake Avenue Improvement Plan

City to Hold Study Session on CEQA Transportation Analysis


Pasadena High School Student’s Artwork Adorns Hollywood Burbank Airport Tower

Community News:

Pasadena Surpasses 200 COVID-19 Deaths

How Pasadena Differs from L.A. County in Administering COVID-19 Vaccinations

Community Discussion on Increasing Public Participation in the City Planning Process Scheduled for Next Month

Pasadena Humane Takes in 12 Sick Cats From Home After Owner Dies From COVID-19

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Decline in Pasadena Wednesday, But 5 Deaths Reported

Pasadena Residents Should be Mindful of Where they Receive the COVID-19 Vaccination

County Board of Supervisors Chair Orders COVID-19 Vaccines For Older Residents Despite Supply Concerns

Tournament of Roses Donates 10,000 Books for Pasadena Students to Honor MLK, National Day of Service

New Coronavirus Cases Reported in Pasadena Decline From Last Week’s Record Levels

County Supervisors Barger and Hahn Urge Flexibility in Rationing COVID-19 Shots

Kaiser Permanente Commits $1 Million to Promote Racial Equity in Southern California

A Detached Accessory Structure and Air Parcels are on the Hearing Officer’s Agenda

Altadena Library Board Seeks Applicants for New Community Facilities District Committee

Coalition Members Say City In a ‘Severe and Worsening’ Housing Crisis

Public Safety Committee to Get Update on COVID-19 Vaccines

Old Pasadena Parking Meter Fund Shows Revenue is Trending Down, But Expenses Remain Within Budget

Zoning Board To Continue Appeal to Restore Nonconforming Use Status to New Residential Care Facility

91 COVID-19 Cases Reported in Pasadena on Sunday

L.A. County Reports 11,366 New COVID-19 Cases, 108 More Deaths

Business Top Story:

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program Opens Monday

Pasadena-Based Kitchen United Announces 16 New Locations Nationwide

Public Safety:

Pasadena Family Therapist Sentenced to Prison for Sexual Batteries of 7 Patients

2 Men Arrested, Charged in Connection With Christmas Day Shooting in Pasadena

Sheriff Says Inmates in County Jails Are Safer than Everyone Outside

Police Chief Says City Doesn’t Need Gang Unit

Mylar Balloon Triggers Power Outage in Northwest Pasadena

Man Wounded in Shooting Near Robinson Park in Pasadena

South Pasadena Police Employee Dies of COVID-19

Pasadena Fire Department Training Division Recognized by State as Accredited Fire Academy

First 2 Recipients of Pasadena Police Asset Forfeiture Grants Selected

Longtime Old Pasadena Restaurant Damaged in Two-Alarm Blaze Sunday Night

Pasadena Police on Alert Ahead of Inauguration Day


Assemblymember Holden Honors the Late Rev. George F. Regas on Assembly Floor

Pasadena Chef Named VP of Kentucky-based Fast-Casual Restaurant Chain

Convicted Killer and Former Pasadena Resident Phil Spector Dies in Prison at 81

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