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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Saturday, May 14, 2022 | 8:05 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 38 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Kennedy Calls Rent Control a “Well-Intentioned Bad Idea” at City Council Candidates’ Election Forum

Pasadena School Board Setting up New Strategies to Improve Communication with Public, Build Trust

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena Blocks Ruling on Assault Weapons Temporarily

In Puzzling Statement, Bonta Praises City for SB 9 Ordinance

Tentative $32 Million Settlement With County Leaves Pasadena Nonprofit As Only Defendant in Lawsuit Over Child’s Death

Gun Case Dismissed Against Former District Attorney’s Husband

Pasadena Cements Landmark District Exemptions from SB 9

PWP Proposes Nearly Quarter Billion Dollar Budget for Next Fiscal Year

Rent Control Advocates Take Victory Lap

Councilmembers Want to See Rent Control Initiative Impact report

Pasadena Gets a New Police Auditor

Police Department’s Proposed $97.9 Million Budget for Next Fiscal Year to Come Before Public Safety This Week

Sufficient Signatures for Rent Control Initiative Are Verified to Put Measure on Ballot

Pasadena Police Inform City’s Oversight Committee About Department’s Military-Grade Weapons and Intended Use

New Police Auditor Could be Headed to Pasadena


LA County Board Holds Public Hearing on Recommended $38.5 Billion Budget

City Department of Transportation’s Proposed Fiscal year 2023 Budget Reflects Economy’s Bounce Back

City Council Approves Resolution Allowing Remote Meetings for Next 30 Days

City Council Adopts Zoning Code Amendments Protecting Landmark Districts

Twenty Pasadena Intersections To Get Newer Technology Video Systems

Council to Consider Purchase of Electric Vehicles


Pasadena Board of Education Remote Meetings Extended Through June 10

PCC Recognized for Opening Access to College-Level English and Math

Community News:

Shoppers Lane Underground Expansion Project to Begin on Monday, May 16

Police Raise Funds for PAL Youth Outreach Program Thursday

Letter Carriers Mount Food Drive Saturday, Ask Pasadenans to Put Out Food Donations Near Their Mailbox

LA County Board to Hold Public Hearing on Recommended $38.5 Billion Budget

COVID Hospital, Death Numbers Remain Low Despite Case Increases

Purchase by City of Fully Electric Trucks Approved

Council Receives Pre-Development Plan on Micro Unit Project

Rose Bowl Finances Improve, City Won’t Need to Contribute Funds to Support the Stadium in 2023

City Department Wants to Lease Parking Spaces for Lucid Motors’ Test Drive Cars

Public Safety:

Police Make Arrest in Local Shooting

Man Pleads Not Guilty in 14-Year-Old Boy’s Fatal Shooting in Pasadena

$50,000 Reward Offered For Information in Fatal Shooting of 4-Year-Old Boy

City Now Accepting Applications for New Police Oversight Commissioners

Non-Profits News:

College Women’s Club Awards Scholarships to 14 Local Women

Tournament of Roses Releases Report Showing Its Community Impact Is Year Round

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