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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 60 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Story:

Three Local Marijuana Dispensaries Ordered to Cease Operation

City Commission Considers Ordering Allegedly Illegal Pasadena Dispensaries to “Remove All Marijuana”

West Pasadena Residents’ Association Meeting Tonight Marks 55 Years of Community Influence

Re-Elected Councilmembers Sworn Into Office; Kennedy Elected Vice-Mayor

Local Urbanist Keeps “City Beautiful” Philosophy Alive

Pasadena Detectives Arrest Three Suspects for Two-Day Robbery Spree

Residents Urged to Keep Brush at Bay During This Year’s Unusually Dangerous Fire Season

This Just In: Soon Everything There is to Know Will Double Daily

City Hall Celebration Tonight Spotlights the Importance of Public Schools to the City

Council Will Vote in New Vice Mayor at Special Organizational Meeting, Masuda Ends Second Term in Position

 

Government:

Hundreds of Community Members Come Together For The 44th Annual Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

Pasadena Mental Health Day on Saturday Aspires to Break the Cycle Of Mental Illness, Inspire Hope

Let Your Kids Go Behind-the-Scenes at the Pasadena Police Department’s First Open House Tour in Years

Enforcement Commission Examines Two Pit Bull Attack Cases Tonight

Rep. Chu Votes to Pass 2017 Omnibus Budget

Bill to Increase Protections for San Gabriel Mountains Re-Introduced by Congresswoman Chu

Pasadena Water and Power Generated $250 Million, Invested $75 Million, in 2016

Naming Segment of CA-134 Freeway After President Obama Passes Senate Transportation Committee

Tuesday, City is Scheduled to Launch Updated Website

Pasadena Congresswoman Judy Chu Marks Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Caltrans Proposes Safety Upgrades Along Entire SR-110 Arroyo Seco Parkway

Pasadena Board of Education Annual Organizational Meeting is Monday Night

Pasadena Water & Power Ranks Among Top 10 U.S. Utilities for Solar Installations in 2016

Pasadena Congresswoman Judy Chu Introduces SAFE SEAT Act to Protect Passengers from Overbooking, “Airline Abuse

I-210 Freeway Sign Bill for the Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Passes State Committee

 

Education:

Five from Caltech Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Alverno Heights Academy’s Class of 2019 Receive Class Rings

Roy Boulghourjian Elected President of the Pasadena Unified Board of Education

Southwestern Students Shone at ArtsFest

Woman’s Civic League Awards Outstanding Pasadena Middle School Girl Students

Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education Swears In New and Re-Elected Members

From Pasadena to the Holy Land: Students at Pasadena’s Providence Christian College Spend May Term in Israel

Online Tuition-Free Public School Hosts Information Session in Pasadena

Motown Themed Benefit Raises Funds for St. Monica Academy

Pasadena Board of Education Annual Organizational Meeting is Monday Night

 

Community News:

Local Attorneys Donate $30,000 of Fee Award from Pasadena Unified Lawsuit

Local Labor, Immigration Activist: “A Life of Choices in a Life I Didn’t Choose”

Alibaba Pictures Group Limited, Pasadena Community Foundation Partner to “Do Good” in Pasadena”

JPL’s Cassini Spacecraft Records Spooky Sounds in Space

No Timeline to Replace Huntington Library Director After Unexpected Resignation

Community Unites at Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference & Gluten-Free Expo

Pets of the Week at the Pasadena Humane Society

Men Educating Men About Health Honors Three Community Leaders at Gala

15th Annual YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Women for Racial Justice Breakfast Schedule Announced

Life in the Past Lane: Museums of the Arroyo Day is May 21, 2017

Caltech Will Mark 90th Anniversary of Institute’s World Renowned Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences on May 11

“Taste of Pasadena” Bike Ride Planned

 

Public Safety:

Pasadena Reserve Police Officer Rides Horse Across U.S. to Bring Attention to Agent Orange

Pasadena Man Starts National Petition to Ban New ‘Blinding Headlights’

Police: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo, But with a Designated Driver

U.S. Intervenes in ‘Whistleblower’ Case Alleging UnitedHealth Group Mischarged

Two-Alarm House Fire Displaces Family of Six Sunday Night

ATF Publishes List of Weapons Seized from Pasadena Police Officer’s Home, Revealing Lieutenant’s Identity

Two Shooting Incidents Early Sunday Morning, on Heels of Saturday’s Incident

Angry Jealous Boyfriend Reportedly Punches Girlfriend’s Co-Worker, Threatens Him With Knife

 

Faces:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Honors 2017 Mother of the Year Tonita Fernandez

Juliann Rooke Named Executive Director of Descanso Gardens

Stephen A. Ralph to Retire as Huntington Hospital President, CEO in Early 2018

 

Benefits:

Hat-ti-tude with Attitude Raises Funds for Pasadena-Altadena Community Endowment Fund

Walter Hoving Home Will Cook Up a Backyard Barbecue to Help Women in Need

 

 

 

 

 

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