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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Saturday, January 12, 2019 | 6:36 pm

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 43 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.
Top Stories:
Pasadena Tallies Up This Year’s Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Statistics, and Some Are Astonishing
Breaking: Former City Official Convicted of Defrauding City of Pasadena Sentenced to 14 Years, Ordered to Pay $3.6 Million in Restitution
Pasadena-based Tetra Tech Tapped to Clean Up Remains of Northern California’s Deadly “Camp” Fire
A Year After County Said It Was Prepared to Take Over Pasadena Unified, It Approves District’s New Budget and Steps Back
Cordova Street ‘Road Diet’ Plan Garners Positive Reactions at Community Meeting
Mayor: Proposed State Housing Law a Bad Fit for Pasadena
Cheeseburger Week Spirit Fills the Air
Pasadena Congressman Sworn In as Chairman U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee
Anger, Frustration Over ‘Decimation’ of Hahamongna as Arroyo Seco Advocates Convene
Nature Advocates Call for Halt to Hahamongna Watershed Sediment Removal Project
Pasadena-Based Los Angeles County Pension Fund Jittery Over Data Disclosures
Community Meeting Will Ask Pasadenans Where They Want New Voting Center to Be Located
Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Statement on Governor Newsom’s 2019-2020 Budget
Senator Portantino Praises New Governor’s First Budget
Assemblymember Holden Asks Community for Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year Celebration
School Board Special Meeting Thursday Will Address Measure J Spending Priorities
City Considers Removing Tree near New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
Help Metro Design Improvements to Its Bus System, Get a Free TAP Card
School Officials, Students Cheer Opening of New $18.9 Million Pasadena High School Gym
Polytechnic School Holds Its Own “Rose Parade”
Pasadena High School Celebrates Opening of Remodeled Gymnasium on Tuesday
Caltech Watson Lecture Preview: The Long-Run Behavior of Random Walks
Community News:
From Pasadena, Kaiser Study Says Flu Vaccinations During Hospitalization Are Low-Risk Golden Opportunities
DineLA 2019 Comes to Pasadena This Week
Cheeseburger Week Chronicles: Del Frisco’s Grille Serves Up Impressive Contender
Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society
Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles to Host its 12th Walk to End Epilepsy on February 2 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena
Cheeseburger Week Chronicles: The Counter Offers Challenges and New Flavors for Cheeseburger Week
Business Top Story:
Wetzel’s Pretzels Heads East With Its West Coast Brand to Fuel Growth in 2019
Pasadena’s Rockley Photonics Appoints New Director to Board

Tuesday’s Financial Rollercoaster Ride Keeps Doors Open at Iconic Hastings Ranch Sears Store – For Now
Pasadena’s Alexandria Venture Investments Recognized as #1 Most Active Investor in Healthcare Startups
Pasadena’s Parsons Acquires Defense, Intelligence Oriented OGSystems
Gimbal Purchases Managed Media Business from Pasadena-Based UberMedia
Pasadena-Based Maya Cinemas Names Marc Walton Chief Financial Officer
Public Safety:
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Says #JustHangUp on Suspicious Calls
Traffic Collision Results in a Fire Hydrant Fountain
Newly-Married Husband Allegedly Tries to Kill His Bride
Giving Back:
Pasadena Rotary Teams with Counterpart in India to Pay for Kids’ Heart Surgeries
Bob’s Discount Furniture, LA Galaxy Foundation Refurnish the Professional Child Development Associates Center
The Frostig Center to Host Benefit for Children with Learning Differences

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