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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of The Week

Published on Sunday, July 12, 2020 | 3:49 am

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 52 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

City Announces Partial Street Closures to Allow for Outdoor Dining, Starting Saturday

PUSD Hasn’t Ruled Out Online-Only Instruction as COVID-19 Surges in L.A. County

City to Host Virtual Public Meeting About Building Housing on Church Property

City Could Receive $2.2. Million in Grants to Support Workforce Programs

Job Losses Mount in Pasadena as Pandemic Wears Down Businesses; 2,011 Jobs Lost to Mass Layoffs

Hospitals Told to Prepare for Surge in COVID-19 Patients

City Committee Tackles Civilian Oversight of Police Today

Caltech Alum and UCLA Professor Calls for Removal of Robert A. Millikan’s Name, Bust From Caltech Campus Over Eugenics Support

County Approves Local “Big Dig” Settlement

Settlement in Hahamongna Sediment Removal Case Could Come Today

Pasadena Police Release 911 Tape, Video in Response to Claim of Violating of Privacy

Recreation and Parks Commission May Oppose Increase in Residential Impact Fee

Pasadena Police See Massive Increase in Service Calls on July 4

Two Local Marijuana Dispensaries Cleared in City Probe


Council Committee Approves Doubling City Loan for Salvation Army Housing Project

Public Safety Committee Focuses on Police Oversight Ballot Measure

City Committee Considers Capping Fees Food Delivery Services Charge Local Eateries

Pasadena Lawmaker and Others Move to Repeal Trump’s Birth-Control Rule

City Surveying Residents on Police Oversight


PUSD Grab N Go Meal Program Extended to July 31

Pacific Oaks College Presents ‘Pacific Oaks Anti-Bias Education Symposium: Fighting Against Racism,’

Caltech Launches Initiative to Foster More Inclusive Community

Community News:

Rose Bowl Could Get 2026 World Cup

City’s Cultural Affairs Division Announces Podcasts As Part Of The Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program

New Reopening Guidelines Prohibit Indoor ‘Group Chanting, Singing’ at Local Churches

Application Window for Pasadena’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program Opens Next Week

Pasadena Public Libraries Expand Curbside Pickup Service

TPS Supporters Gather in Pasadena to Await 9th District Court Decision

Local Housing, Homeless Activists Fear Pandemic Will Increase Homelessness

Argument in Appeal Over ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Copyright Case Heard in Pasadena

Pasadena Ranked 7th Healthiest Place to Live in U.S.

Business Top Story:

Community Rallies to Support Local Arcade Owners; Online Fundraiser Hits $10,000 Goal in 9 Hours

Sur La Table in Pasadena to Close After Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy

Pasadena Chamber Joins Call for Safe, Predictable, Long-Term Business Reopening Plan

Dine-Out or Drive-Thru The Crack Shack Restaurant in Support of the Fire Family Foundation

County Acts to Get Tough With Restaurants, Businesses for Flouting Health Orders; Pasadena Hints at “Appropriate Action”

Pasadena Lab to Provide Newly Approved COVID-19 Test to Businesses

L.A. County Cracks Down on Price Gouging, Fines Up To $10,000 Per Violation

Pasadena Fruit Grower’s Expanding Organic Grape Program Spans the Entire San Joaquin Valley

Pasadena Company Aims to Cash In On Brazil’s Lucrative Iron Market

Public Safety:

Pasadena Firefighters Head to Massive Crews Fire in Santa Clara County

Health Officials Warn of Dire Consequences If Spread of COVID-19 Is Not Curbed in L.A. County

Gunman Opens Fire on Pasadena Apartment With Woman, 7 Children Inside

PWP Warns of Increase in Utility Scams Amid Pandemic

L.A. County Pushes Sheriff for Transparency on Deputy Shootings

Pursuit Comes to End in Pasadena

Fire Destroys Residential Garage in Pasadena


Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation Elects New Leadership

Rose Bowl’s Legacy Foundation Honors UCLA All-American Cade McNown with Tunnel Naming

Five Members of Recreation and Parks Commission to be Appointed to Hahamongna Watershed Park Advisory Commission

Non Profit News:

Ronald McDonald House Pasadena Remains Open for Families, Offering Comfort in Troubled Times

The Pasadena Community Foundation to Fund Local Supportive Homeless Housing

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