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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 55 most newsworthy, informative, and readable. Top Stories: Two Cannabis Permits Coming Before Planning Commission Next Wednesday County Officials Warn Against Flocking To Beaches During Weekend Heat PUSD and Other Districts Lobbying State for Relief Safer at Home Order Leads to Fewer Cars on the Road on 50th Anniversary of Earth Day School Board Approves Plan For Solar Structures at 12 […]

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 55 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Two Cannabis Permits Coming Before Planning Commission Next Wednesday

County Officials Warn Against Flocking To Beaches During Weekend Heat

PUSD and Other Districts Lobbying State for Relief

Safer at Home Order Leads to Fewer Cars on the Road on 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

School Board Approves Plan For Solar Structures at 12 PUSD Sites

Here’s Why Pasadena Has Its Own Health Department

COVID Matters Dominate Marathon Council Session

City Manager Suspends Time Limits in Some Land Use Matters

City Finance Director Predicts ‘Significant and Prolonged’ Revenue Losses From Pandemic

Some City Commissions Could Start Meeting Again Soon

State Lists Numbers of Cases at Pasadena Nursing Homes Experiencing Corinavirus Outbreaks

Government:

Chu, Schiff Vote in Favor of Relief Packages Which Would Aid Local Businesses

Mayor Issues Proclamation Remembering Armenian Genocide

City Extends Annual Report, Work Plan Deadlines for Advisory Boards, Commissions and Committees

City Could Get $88,000 to Fight Piracy and Privacy Crimes

Council to Consider High Tech Camera for Police Helicopters

Council Weighs Fiber Optic System for Traffic on Portion of Colorado Boulevard

Education:

Social Distancing Could Continue in Schools Next Year

Weekend Grab-And-Go Meal Service for PUSD Students, Families Extended Through May 17

School Superintendents Want Newsom to Freeze School District Pensions

Pasadena School Board to Discuss District’s Solar Energy Project on Thursday

Community News:

Local Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

COVID-19 Becomes Leading Cause of Death in L.A. County

JPL Engineers Develop COVID-19 Prototype Ventilator in 37 Days

Less Highway Congestion During Stay-At-Home Orders Not a License to Speed

Activists Call for More Transparency after Council Approves Purchase of Helicopter Camera Upgrade

L.A. County Announces 46 Coronavirus Deaths

Strategic Leader Named to Oversee County Housing Response for Homeless during COVID-19 Pandemic

L.A. Court System Launches Video Appearance Project

Nearly 1,500 New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in LA County

Big Dig’ Project to Resume at Devil’s Gate Reservoir

COVID-19 Testing to Continue at Rose Bowl this Week

L.A. Metro Will Reduce Services Further, Starting Today

Business Top Story:

Pasadena Biotech Company Announces Trial of Anti-Coronavirus Drug To Treat Patients With Underlying Medical Conditions

Webster’s Pharmacy Owners Reportedly Facing Eviction

$35 Million Construction Loan Arranged for Condo Development in Pasadena

Small Businesses Could Receive Help Soon, Congress Close to Providing $1 Trillion in Aid

Public Safety:

Man’s Conviction Upheld for Pasadena Slaying

Don’t Worry, In Spite of Coronavirus Crisis City Officials Remain Prepared for Earthquake

People:

The “Loh Down” on the Pandemic

Mom and Daughter Two Voice Poem: Loss During Coronavirus

Long Time Director of Development Retires at Rose Bowl Aquatics Center

Huntington Hospital Names Caroline Balfour, Vice President of Revenue Cycle

Rep. Schiff Honors Claire Bogaard Among 2020 Women of the Year

Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Taylor Fry Named One of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Organization Industry

Former Pasadena Mayor Rick Cole Steps Down as City Manager in Santa Monica

Pandemics of the Past and Future: A Conversation with Caltech President Emeritus and Nobelist David Baltimore

Non-Profits:

Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation Raises Funds in Support of Over 8,500 Lunches for Pasadena Unified Students

YWCA Pasadena will Kick off Girls Empowerment After-School Programs Online with High-Altitude Balloon Launch on May 1st