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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 5:36 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 54 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Tens of Thousands of Africanized Bees Swarm, Sending Five Passersby and First Responders to Hospital

District 2 Candidates Make Their Cases for Your Vote

Police Department Gearing Up to Collect Data on Local Traffic Stops

Parents of Girl Who Drowned at Altadena Day Camp to Speak at Town Council

Advocates, State Disagree on Affordable Housing Numbers

Pasadena NAACP Calls for Investigation into Fire Chief Washington’s Reassignment

Bittersweet Moment for Pasadena Councilman as State Assembly Expected to Apologize for World War II Imprisonment of Japanese Americans

Mayoral Candidates Make Their Cases for Your Vote

Pasadena’s Public Safety Committee to See Presentation on Facial Recognition Software

YWCA Building Proposals to Come Before Council in March

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Metro Unveils Draft Plan to Improve Bus Service

District 4 Candidates Make Their Cases for Your Vote

Portantino Introduces Bill to Improve School Safety

Measure I Funds Used for Police, Library, Jackie Robinson Center Projects

Here’s Where You Can Vote Starting on Saturday – Yes, Saturday

Parents of Drowned Girl Call on Altadena Town Council to Support Camp Legislation

Bloomberg Presidential Campaign Comes to Pasadena

Deadline to Register to Vote is Approaching, but Even if You Miss It You Have Options

Public Safety Committee Meeting Canceled

Portantino Bill Could Help Closed Schools Become Affordable Housing

District 4 Candidate Bland Picks up Major Endorsement by Kamala Harris



theCoderSchool to Launch Fifth Los Angeles Metro Area School on International Women’s Day

PCC Bond Refinancing Should Save Taxpayers $11 million

School Board Member Richardson Bailey to Host Conversation on Education

Pacific Oaks College Launches B.S. in Business Administration

ArtCenter College of Design and EA Industrial Toys Host Second Annual Rose Valley Game Jam

Pasadena Area Community College District Board Meets Wednesday

PCC Board of Trustees Candidate Silver Announces New Endorsements


Community News:

New Caltech Study Reports Hidden Donors Play Significant Role in Political Campaigns

NOBLE Celebrates Black History

“Pasadena Japanese” Woman’s Diary Reveals Despair at Internment, Finally Owned by State Assembly With an Apology

Pasadena Humane Society Says They Will Accept Stolen Dog, No Questions Asked

PSFCU: Education is the Key

Armstrong Garden Centers Celebrates 130th Anniversary By Giving Away Free Rose Plants

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Boy Scouts File Bankruptcy Amid Sex Crimes Lawsuits

Huntington Hospital Earns Blue Distinction Center Designation for Quality in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

Altadena Library District Introduces Book Selection for Read-A-Dena, Upcoming One Community, One Book Initiative

Pasadena City Championship Golf Tournament is Back This Year, Slated for March

Free First-Run Films Will Be Shown Fridays in March at Pasadena Senior Center

Registration Opens March 2 for Pasadena Senior Games

Free March Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel Valley Invites Local Residents to General Meeting

Pasadena’s Black History Parade, Largest and Oldest in So Cal, Marched and Rolled Down Fair Oaks Avenue Saturday

Oliver Goodall Memorial Unveiled in Altadena

Professor to Talk About Immigration Reform


Business Top Story:

Colorado Boulevard Building Sells for $2.9 Million

Highly Acclaimed Michelin-Trained Chef to Open French-Inspired Restaurant Perle in Pasadena


Public Safety:

Pasadena SWAT Pauses Training Session to Help Hunt, Capture Nearby Burglary Suspects

Pasadena Police Use of Force Statistics Continue to Drop

Bike Thieves Pinch Some Pricey Wheels

Pasadena Man, 43, Found Dead Behind Wheel of Car

Man Fatally Shot in Altadena Sunday, Suspect Remains at Large

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