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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Saturday, July 31, 2021 | 5:02 am
 

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 42 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Planning Commission Members Want Moratorium on Planned Developments in the City

Pasadena Health Director Recommends Weekly COVID-19 Testing For PUSD Students

COVID-19 Transmission in Pasadena Increases to Levels Not Seen Since February

Long Beach, L.A., State Following Pasadena’s Lead on Vaccine Requirement

Wednesday’s 29 New COVID-19 Infections Bring Pasadena’s 7-Day Count to Nearly 200 New Cases

Tickets for ‘Head In The Clouds’ Festival in Pasadena Go on Sale Thursday

As Pasadena Officials Develop Similar Plans, L.A. Councilman to Introduce Motion On Vaccine Mandate for City Employees

Supervisors Approve Blue Ribbon Commission on Homelessness

Pasadena’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Reaches 81.2%

Tournament of Roses Requires Royal Court Applicants to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Coalition Details Plan for Rally Next Monday to Present City Council With List of 25 Housing “Demands”

State Mandates COVID Vaccine Proof For State Employees, All Health-Care Workers

Pasadena Restaurateurs Face Uncertainty as COVID-19 Infections Surge

Just More Than Half of City Employees Fully Vaccinated, As City Manager Prepares Policy Requiring All Must Be

Planning Chief Says There’s Nothing Stopping Churches From Pursuing Housing Projects On Their Property

Education:

School Board Likely to Discuss District Vaccination Policy at August 5 Meeting

Pasadena Unified to Offer Virtual Independent Study Option for At-Risk Students

LA County Board Of Education Welcomes New President, Board Members

Government:

Design Commission Continues Discussion on Proposed Eight-Story Hotel Building, East Pasadena Specific Plan

Chu Reintroduces Bill Restoring Federal Student Loans for Grad Students

City Committee to Mull Changes to Possible Policy, Process Changes for Developments in Pasadena

Discussions Continue This Week on Pair of Buildings on Sites of Former Ford Dealership

Community News:

Groundbreaking of New Playhouse District Park Thursday Heralds Start of Construction

Pasadena Transit Implements Service Changes

Nine Local Arts, Music and Entertainment Organizations Awarded Federal Grants

County Approves Guaranteed Income Program for 150 Youths

West Nile Virus Detected in Pasadena For First Time in 3 Years

COVID-19 Hospitalization Across L.A. County Continue to Climb, Nearly Exclusively Among Unvaccinated

Tournament of Roses Accepting Royal Court Applications

County Reports Rising COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Business News:

Pasadena-Based Miso Robotics Names New CTO, Expands Board of Advisers

East West Bank Donates to Police Foundation and Fire Department Charity

Non Profit News:

Day One Offers Bike Match and Bike Repair Programs to Those Hit By Pandemic

Public Safety:

Man and Teen Killed, Another Man Badly Hurt As Car Slams Into Tree in Angeles National Forest Above Altadena

Person of Interest’ Sought in Connection With Apparent Follow-Home Theft in Pasadena

Car Fire Erupts Inside Auto Shop of Pasadena Gas Station

Man Robbed at Gunpoint While Walking to Work in Pasadena

County Takes Additional Steps To Gain Access to Sheriff’s Records

Hearing Set for Man Who Allegedly Killed, Dismembered Wife in Pasadena

Car Crash Triggers Gas Leak, Evacuation at Pasadena Office Building

Truck Ends Up on Gold Line Tracks Monday Morning, Snarling Westbound Traffic on I-210 Foothill Freeway

Pasadena Man Accused of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Teen in Corona

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