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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Sunday, April 12, 2020 | 4:33 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 61 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Pasadena Police Officers, Firefighters Pay Tribute to Frontline Medical Personnel at Huntington Hospital

Holy Week Services Go Online, Connecting in a Time of Separation

City Closing Parks on Easter Sunday

COVID-19 Testing at Rose Bowl Will Continue Through April

Local Businessmen Start Fund to Help Hard-Hit Non-Profits

Passover Traditions Adapt to COVID-19 Lockdowns

Council Approves Alternate Care Facility At Pasadena Convention Center for Possible COVID Surge

Skip Shopping for Groceries and Medications in Favor of Home Delivery This Week, Urges County Health Director

Pasadena Convention Center Could Be Converted into Care Facility for Coronavirus Patients

Local Man Died After Outbreak During Ski Trip

Restaurateurs Reinventing Business Models During COVID-19 Outbreak


City on Target to Start Sending Rebate Checks to Electric Customers

L.A. County May Create Rent Assistance Program Due to Coronavirus Effects

Congressional Tri-Caucus Chairs Call on CDC to Release Nationwide Demographic Data

Local, Federal Relief Checks Coming Soon

L.A. County Launches Free Grocery Delivery Service for Elderly

Metro Bus, Trains Will Reduce Services Again Starting April 19

Council Approves Rebates for Electric Customers: Checks Should Be in Mail Soon

City Receives FEMA Trailers for Aid in COVID-19 Crisis

City Set to Receive $105,000 to Help Homeless in COVID Fight

City Adopts CDC’s Stance of Face Coverings

Rush Rebates for Electric Customers On Council’s Monday Agenda


Maranatha High School Using 3D Printers to Help Combat Coronavirus

PUSD Kitchen Employee Tests Negative for COVID-19

Community News:

Tournament of Roses to Host First-Ever Virtual “Rosebud Parade” in May

Appellate Court Rules California Voting Act Does Not Apply to Charter Cities Like Pasadena

Rose Parade Float Volunteer Says She Was Injured Building Cruise Line Entry

Pasadena Clinic Gets New COVID-19 Test

Half of Pasadena Residents Infected with COVID-19 Have Recovered

Pasadena Bed and Breakfast House Starts Gofundme Campaign to Help With Free Lodging for Medical Personnel

Huntington Looking to Secure Lodgings for Healthcare Workers

Former Mayor Bogaard Urges Local Residents to Give Blood

Business Top Story:

Pasadena Chamber Organizes Donation Campaign to Buy Food for First Responders

New L.A.-Area Real Estate Listings Down Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Kaiser Closing Many Southern California Clinics to Slow Coronavirus Spread

Local Whisky Distillery Steps Up to Make Hand Sanitizer during the COVID-19 Crisis

Langham Pasadena Suspending Public Operations

Coronavirus Slows Pace of Robocalls Across United States

Ralphs, Food 4 Less Stores Implement Stricter Capacity Limits

L.A. County Launches $500,000 Employer Assistance Fund

Public Safety:

California Sets Zero Bail for Many Offenses

COVID-19 Sparks Increase of Property Crimes in Pasadena, Police Issue Advice

Man Threatens to Infect Bystander with COVID-19 Virus

Former John Muir Star Running Back Injured in Horrific Car Collision

Convicted Killer Pleads Not Guilty in Retired Doctor’s Slaying


Former Councilman Recovering from Battle with COVID-19

An Invisible Threat: Neuroscientist Dean Mobbs Discusses Fear and Anxiety in the Era of the Coronavirus

Altadena Woman Who Rescued Baby Decades Ago, Focuses Her Company on Protecting Children During Coronavirus Crisis

East Pasadena Residents Create Resource Network for Neighbors in Need

Caltech Grad Student: Earth is Moving Less After “Safer at Home” Order

Non-Profit News:

Local Social Justice Group Donates Funds to Immigrant Worker Safety Net Fund

Giving Back:

USC Pacific Asia Museum Collects Thousands of Medical Supplies for USC Hospitals

Southland Hotline Expands to Help Needy With Nurses, Social Workers

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