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Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

Published on Friday, January 26, 2018 | 8:36 pm

Week in Review: Top Pasadena Stories of the Week

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 Stories:

Union Bus Drivers Turn to Pasadena School Board Board for Support for Week-Old Strike

Arson Suspect Arrested, Arraigned for Multiple Pasadena, Arcadia Fires and 5-Acre Monrovia Wildfire Which Prompted Evacuations

More Than 50 Cats Rescued from Pasadena Home

The Music Plays On: Pasadena Symphony, Local 47 Musicians Reach New 5-Year Agreement

Will Pasadena Allow Marijuana Sales After All?

Pasadena Man Charged with Conspiring to Illegally Obtain Technology, Computer Chips Sent to China

City Officials Show Media Police Videos of 2017 Arrest, Jailing of Black Motorist Suing Pasadena

Altadenans Voice Concerns Over Police Jurisdiction ‘Borders’

After 40 Years, Pasadena Heritage Continues to Watchdog Aggressive Development, Mansionization, and More

Council Votes to Prepare New Marijuana Regulation Initiative

True to His Word, Pasadena Police Officer Runs Half Marathon in Full Uniform

Top Stories of the Week 1 Year Ago



Barger Pushes for Legislation to Provide Lifesaving Medical Care for the Mentally Ill

Pasadena’s Design Commission Meets Tuesday to Deliberate About New Construction Projects

Pasadena Water & Power Wants to Add Six New Full-Time Equivalent Positions, Here’s Why

City’s Finance / Audit Committee Holds Special Monday Meeting

Pasadena City Council Back in Session Monday Night



Pasadena Board of Education Will Decide Not Just Future Elections Format, But How Long to Extend Their Own Terms in Office

School Board Member Gives Insights Into Pasadena Unified’s Multi-Faceted Budget Crisis


Community News:

New Pasadena Playhouse Community @ Play Initiative Gives Away Thousands of Free Tickets

Pussyhat Project Creator With Pasadena Roots Talks New Book, and How She Captured a Worldwide Movement With a Simple Knit

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Joined by Former President Jimmy Carter, Are Coming to the Rose Bowl

Pasadena Ranked One of the Top 100 American Places To Live In 2018

Artist Ana Serrano Exhibits Her “Homegrown” Roots at The Pasadena Museum of California Art

The Armenian Educational Foundation Announces Second Annual Oratorical Contest, to be Held in Pasadena

Alliance for Southern California Innovation Appoints Andy Wilson as First Executive Director

Seeking Handmade Artisans to Join Jackalope Pasadena This Spring

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

One Month Left to Submit for BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena

After 49 Years, Ranchero Restaurant Says “Goodbye” with a Party

Celebrate Black History Month at Pasadena Senior Center

Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel Valley Invites Local Residents to February Events

I-210 Lane Closures Overnight for Lane Striping

Free February Events at Pasadena Senior Center

Pasadena Showcase ‘Empty House’ Fills With Friends


Business Top Story:

Twohey’s Restaurant Won’t Close, Announces Move to New Location in South Pasadena

Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles Owner Reaches Agreement To Pay Creditors, Popular North Lake Avenue Restaurant Won’t Close

Pasadena Architectural Firm Maps out Modernization Plans for San Marino School District

Pasadena-based Coronal Energy’s Proposes Virginia Solar Farm to Power 3,000 Homes


Public Safety:

In South Pasadena, Child Abuse Investigation Uncovers Large Cache of Illegal Firearms

Two Men, Two Women Lead Police on Pursuit Before Capture

Police Use Security Videos to Determine Man Found Hanging in Old Pasadena Courtyard was a Suicide

Thief Steals Package from House on S. Oak Blvd. Sunday; Also Caught Carrying Stolen Credit Cards and Counterfeit Mailbox Key

First Responders, Good Samaritan Come to the Aid of Suicidal Woman on 210 Overpass Saturday Morning

Los Angeles Times Investigation Reveals Pasadena Church Vandalism Fits Into Recent County-Wide Pattern



Dennis Dougherty Named Director of Beckman Institute

Pasadena Community Leader, Activist Dr. Floraline I. Stevens Has Died at 83

French-language Superstar Lara Fabian Announces Her Camouflage World Tour at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in February


Giving Back:

Pasadena-based Fletcher Jones Foundation Awarded Vanguard University with $300,000 Grant

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