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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published on Saturday, July 20, 2019 | 4:34 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 41 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

City Council to Review Civil Case Against Former Employee, Already Convicted in $6.4 Million Embezzlement

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation Elects New Leadership

Guide to Wild Animal Encounters, Management, Goes Before City Committee Today

City Announces Modifications to Tenant Protection Ordinance

Pasadena Nonprofits Could Face New City “Public Benefit Payment” Fees

After 41 Years Without a Single Sick Day, Frank Hammad, Owner of Pasadena’s Village Market, Sells His Store to Land Developers

Children of Popular Local Motorcyclist Killed in 2016 Crash Settle Lawsuit With Owner of Car Which Killed Him

Facing a Pass It or Lose It Deadline, Council Approves New “Payment in Lieu of Taxes” Policy

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21-Unit Pasadena Apartment Building Trades Hands in $4.4 Million Deal

Assemblymember Holden’s Bill on Assurance of Voluntary Compliance Signed by Governor



PCC Trustees Approve Resolution Backing Community College Waiver Expansion

Pasadena Unified Announces National School Breakfast and Lunch Program to Income-Qualified Students


Community News:

If It’s Summer, It Must Be Time for Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Annual Block Party

Tournament of Roses Hosts Leadership Pasadena’s Military Veterans

Early History of Linda Vista Neighborhood Anything But Cut and Dried

Pasadena Bead & Design Show: Innovative, Brilliant, and Handcrafted

Pasadena’s Evanston Court Historical Preservation Project Wins National Award

Pasadenan Burk Makes ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Finals

YWCA Pasadena Announces Racial Justice Award Recipients for 17th Annual Women for Racial Justice Breakfast

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Orange Grove Pipeline Project Progresses with Second Phase Set to Start

Free August Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Historic 1948 House Considered for Landmark Status


Business Top Story:

Pasadena Police Order 210 New Tasers

Wescom Resources Group Announces New President

Tetra Tech Lands $46 Million Federal Gig


Public Safety:

Body of Man Found in Crawlspace Beneath I-210 Freeway Michillinda Avenue Overpass

Motorcyclist on 210 Freeway Thrown From Motorcycle, Killed

Pasadena Fire Dept. Expected to Renew Tri-City Mutual Aid Pact

Investigation of Woman Found Dead in Pasadena Parking Lot Awaits Autopsy Results

Fiery Float Spurs New Rose Parade Safety Measures

Local Woman Found Dead in Pasadena Medical Center Parking Lot

Police, Firefighters Confiscate 300% More “Dangerous” Fireworks This Year Than in 2018

Arroyo Seco Gets a Grooming to Prevent Fires



Pasadena’s Hard-Working Convention Center Starts New Fiscal Year with New Executive Director, New Initiatives


Giving Back: 

Giesen Trust, a Pasadena Community Foundation Fund for Pasadena, Awards $33,000 in Grants for Art Education

La Canada Presbyterian Church’s Parent Ed Gives Back with Donation to Local Non-profit



Annual Wine Tasting and Auction Winds Down Summer with August Return

Five Acres Celebrates Foster Care Superheroes at its 2019 Desert Oasis Gala

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