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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Sunday, April 4, 2021 | 5:04 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 59 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena COVID Vaccinations Expand To Those 50 and Over

Judge Orders State to Explain Governor’s Caps on Church Capacity

Catalytic Converter Thefts Double in Pasadena Amid Regional Surge

Pasadena Marks 7th Straight Day Without a COVID-19 Death

Supervisor Barger: City’s Rent Relief Stimulus Funds to be Distributed by State

Council to Bring Back Discussion on Report on Improving Oversight at Skilled Nursing Homes

Pasadena to Advance to Orange Tier on Monday

Here’s What’s on Today’s Joint Meeting Agenda of the City Council with County Supervisor Kathryn Barger

More Than Half of Pasadenans Have Received at Least 1 Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Pasadena Residents, Officials Express Concerns Over 2 Temporary Housing Projects Near City’s Border

ArtCenter President Announces Plans to Retire

Pasadena Records 5th Day in a Row Without a COVID-19 Death

City Council Set To Meet With Supervisor Barger at 8 a.m. Wednesday

More Pasadena Residents Will Soon be Able to Get Vaccinated

Live Public Comments Return This Week to City Council Meetings


Devil’s Gate Restoration Project to go Before Public Safety

Heritage Square South Facing Funding Shortfall

Council to Discuss Heritage Square South at Wednesday’s Meeting With County Supervisor Kathryn Barger

NAACP to Hold Town Hall on City Budget

No City Committees or Commissions Scheduled to Meet This Week

Council, Supervisor Barger to Discuss the Release of COVID-19 Funds

Council To Get ‘Big Dig’ Project Update Wednesday

Council to Receive Update on Actions Taken on Report on Improving Oversight at Skilled Nursing Homes


PUSD Hosts ‘Return to Campus’ Town Hall Tuesday

Caltech Outlines Plan to Expand On-Campus Research and Resume In-Person Instruction

Community News:

Billionaire at Center of Massive Stock Market Selloff is Fuller Seminary Trustee, Major Donor

No COVID-19 Deaths Seen in Pasadena for 8th Straight Day

Red Cross Honors First Aid-Trained Pasadena Mother for Saving Son’s Life

KPCC Names New Newsroom Editor; LAist Gets New Executive Producer

Closed Over a Year, Santa Anita Welcomes Back Fans Friday

Newsom: Manufacturing Issue With J&J Vaccine Won’t Immediately Impact California

Proposition Benefiting Senior and Disabled Homeowners To Go Into Effect Thursday

Fare Collection Returns to Pasadena Transit on April 12

County To Provide Grants For Small Personal Care and Retail Businesses

L.A. County Hits 4 Million Mark In COVID Vaccine Doses As Eligibility Expands

City to Continue Efforts to Vaccinate Latinx Community

‘I Can Breathe Again’: Older Adults Begin to Test Freedom After Covid Vaccinations

What’s Going to Open in Pasadena Under Orange Tier? Here’s A List Of Some Rules

Huntington Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Sue State Over Limitations Placed on Proposed Affiliation

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies to Start Writing Tickets, Towing Cars Again on Thursday

Metro to Discuss Fareless System in Telephonic Town Hall

Pasadena’s Mills Act Historic Property Contract Program Application Open Now, Closes in May

Local Groups Rally Against Asian Hate

City Officials Announce Four New Local Cases of COVID-19 Sunday, And No New Deaths

District 5 Police Oversight Commission Applicant Interviews to be Posted Online

L.A. County Reports 538 New Cases of COVID-19, One Death

Pasadena Residents Can Join South Pasadena’s Community Forum About Caltrans-Owned Homes Along Former 710 Route

Business Top Story:

Local Restaurant Awarded $20,000 DoorDash Grant

One Pasadena Hotel Among 27 in Southern Cal to Agree to Improve Disabled Access

Public Safety:

Man With Schizophrenia, Diabetes Goes Missing in Altadena

2 Pasadena Senior Citizens Robbed in Front of Homes in Separate Crimes; 1 Pistol-Whipped

Woman Found Severely Burned Inside Bathroom at Villa Park in Pasadena; Suicide Attempt Suspected

Man Denies Murder Charge Stemming From Pasadena Crash

Man Arrested After Breaking Into Pasadena Salvation Army Through Roof, Police Say

Senate Majority Leader Wants Ghost Guns Banned, as Pasadena Police Confiscate More


New Director of Huntington Botanical Gardens Announced

Tim Hogarth Wins 4th Straight Pasadena City Golf Championship, 8th Overall

Caltech Biophysicist Ibrahim Cissé Awarded Vilcek Prize

Non-Profits News:

Neighbors Empowering Youth Provides Homeless Care Kits for Community

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