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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Sunday, May 31, 2020 | 5:57 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 59 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

City Committee Wants Guidelines That Would Help Restaurants Finalized

Huntington Hospital Sees Decrease in COVID-19 Patients

Rose Bowl COVID-19 Testing Site Closes Today

City Committee to Meet Today, Lay Out Guidelines That Would Aid Restaurants

Wednesday Was All Quiet on the Retail Front

School Board to Vote On Revoking Superintendent’s COVID-19 Emergency Authority

Pasadena Retail Shops Expected to Reopen for In-person Shopping, Possibly as Soon As Wednesday Afternoon

Caltech Alum Robert Behnken to Blast Off Into History Aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon on Wednesday

Drive-by Shooting Victim Succumbs To His Injuries

State OKs In-Store Shopping At Retail Stores, But County Has Final Say On When

Wild Scene on the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway as Officers Chase, Wrestle Suspected Carjacker in Lanes

Governor Issues Guidelines for Reopening Church Services, With Limited Attendance

County Shuts Down Eaton Canyon Hiking Trails

Police to Deploy More Resources after Shooting

Virtual Memorial Day Observances Planned Throughout Los Angeles County


Planning Commission Finds Two Projects Consistent with General Plan; Sends a Third Back to Council

Portantino Affordable Housing Bill Advances

Supervisor Barger Announces County Will Apply for Variance to Move Forward in Phased Reopening

“Granny Flats” Are Back Before City Commission This Week

Three Capital Improvement Projects Might Be Added to City’s Long-Term Budget

City’s Finance Committee to Meet in Special Meeting Thursday

Design Commission to Take Close Look at Marengo Avenue Development

Planning Commission to Hear Update on Affordable Housing Availability

Oversight Commission to Pursue Legal Action Against Villanueva


PCC Briefly Placed on Lockdown on Thursday

Pasadena Schools Have Framework for Reopening

PUSD Releases Guidelines for Students Retrieving Belongings

PUSD Sends Out Survey for Coming School Year

Community News:

State Orders Inspections Of All Nursing Homes

CVS Opens Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test Site in Pasadena

Pasadena to Declare June 5 ‘National Gun Violence Awareness Day’

Tournament of Roses Hosted Rosebud Parade

More Positive Tests Confirmed at East Pasadena Whole Foods Location

It’s Virtually the Rose Parade! Rosebud Parade Steps Off Online at 1 p.m.

City Installs Nation’s Public Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Plaza

Pasadena Churches Cautiously Reviewing Governor’s Reopening Guidelines

County Allows In-Store Retail Sales, Church Services, to Resume With Restrictions Wednesday

Governor OKs Hair Salons to Reopen, But Cuts Out LA County

Vehicular Traffic Returns to Rose Bowl Loop

Eaton Canyon Trails to Remain Closed Until End of the Month

Pasadena Police Chief to Join L.A. County Sheriff in Virtual Town Hall Meeting This Afternoon

Pasadena DMV Office to Reopen this Week

Eaton Canyon Trail Closure Doesn’t Stop Memorial Day Tribute

Pasadena Vietnam War Veterans Pay Tribute to Fallen Heroes

Red Cross to Conduct Local Blood Drive Thursday

Business Top Story:

City Issues Public Health Protocols for Retail Businesses

Blaze Pizza Adds Top Level Talent to Executive Team

Another Major Retailer Files Chapter 11, Cites Pandemic as Cause

Green Dot Expands Banking Access to Immigrants

Pasadena Restaurants Teetering in COVID-19 Balance

Hotels Take Steps to Protect Employees, Customers from COVID 19

Hertz Files for Bankruptcy

Public Safety:

Police on “Extra Service” Patrol Duty Take Stolen Assault Rifle Off Pasadena Streets

Teen Missing from Altadena Group Home


Rose Bowl Honors Stadium Architect with Historical Marker

Leadership Pasadena Announces New Leadership

Flintridge Center Remembers Jaylene Moseley One Year Later

Non-Profit News:

Hillsides Steps In to Help Former Foster Youth Weather the COVID-19 Crisis

Pasadena Senior Center Partners with Others to Feed Hungry Older Adults During COVID-19 Crisis

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