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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published on Friday, March 24, 2017 | 6:19 pm

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 49 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Story:

Judge Halts Devil’s Gate Sediment Removal Project

Reacting to Mass Student, Faculty Evictions in 2014, City Committee Approves Modifications to Tenant Protection Ordinance

Council Unanimously Approves City Regulation of Drones

Commercial Real Estate Inventory Nearly Depleted in Pasadena

Councilmember Steve Madison, City Officials Describe Optimistic Downtown Pasadena Future

After Last Year’s Busy Bear Season, Experts Again on High Alert

New Details Emerging on ‘Arroyo Seco Weekend’

New Pasadena Street Design Guide Re-defines ‘Movement’

City Council Tackles Range of Issues on Monday Evening, From Election Results to Street Design Guide



Junior Public Safety Academy the Perfect Option for High Schoolers Interested in Fire, Police Department Careers

Pasadena’s Assemblyman Chris Holden Joins California Black Leaders to Decry President Trump’s Budget Proposal

Public’s Help Needed to Guide Pasadena Transit’s Future

Former Council Candidates Menchaca, Tahilramani Endorse Andy Wilson in District 7 Runoff

City Rolls Out Its Own Climate Action Plan

Portantino’s Financial Transparency and Accountability Bill Passes First Legislative Hurdle

Tree Plantings Scheduled for Arbor Day

Pasadena Water & Power Credit Rating Gets Boosts from Fitch, Standard & Poor’s

California Transportation Commission Approves Funding for Pasadena Union Street Bike Track

City Council Briefed on Latest Plans for New Kaiser Permanente Medical School in Downtown Pasadena



Drumming Teacher, Coach and Security Guard, This Teacher Does It All

Native American Arts Festival and Workshops Feature Traditional and Contemporary Arts

Catch ‘In the Heights’ at Pasadena City College

Pasadena’s ArtCenter College of Design Launches Minor in Design for Social Innovation

Caltech President Says President Trump’s Federal Budget Proposal “Savages Science, the Arts, and the Humanities”


Community News:

Pasadena Civic Auditorium to Host Daytime Television Emmy Awards

Pasadena Ronald McDonald House Walk for Kids will Help Families with Critically-Ill Children

Weather Will Be Mixed Bag, On-Again, Off-Again Rain Through Weekend

Jackalope’s Indie Artisan Fair Brings Handmade to Pasadena

Heritage Square Community Room Dedicated to Honor of Local Black Entrepreneur, Visionary Thomas Scott

1,045 Local Students Bring 880 Projects to the L.A. County Science and Engineering Fair in Pasadena

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Leadership Pasadena Announces Free Seminar for Families with Special Needs Help Law Enforcement, Help You

Women 40 and Older Invited to Join Pasadena Senior Center 3X3 Basketball League

Free April Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Black History Month Parade Steps Off a Month Late, Brimming With Enthusiasm

Dole to Receive 2017 Rose Parade Sweepstakes Trophy in March 21 Presentation


Business Top Story:

Pasadena’s Rekon Technologies Makes HousingWire’s TECH100 Four Consecutive Years

Pasadena-Based Brazilian Diamond and Gold Mining Company Shows Off Its First Modular Recovery Plant

Pasadena’s Parsons Awarded Major California Water Reclamation Facility Upgrade, Expansion Project

Is Amazon Planning Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore in Old Pasadena?


Public Safety:

Pasadena Police Release Sketch of Double Homicide Suspect

Suspect Drives Off, Nearly Dragging Police Officer Along Pavement

Pasadena Police Chief Recaps Recent Critical Incidents

Police Say Detectives Making Progress in Double Homicide Case, Still Need Public’s Help

Attacker Knifes Two Men, Reportedly Because They Are Homeless



Fashion Designer Trina Turk to Speak at Junior League of Pasadena Charity Event

Pasadena Arts Council Will Present Inaugural Art Auction to Benefit Local Artists, Projects


Giving Back:

Mike Kelley Foundation Awards Artist Project Grants Including Pasadena Arts Council/Volume


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