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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 71 most newsworthy, informative, and readable. Top Stories: Local Churches at Crossroads: Some Vow to Reopen, Defying Governor’s Orders 100 Homeless Staying in Pasadena Hotels and Motels City of Pasadena Provides Chronology of Attention to Long-Term Care Facilities State Denies City’s Request for Local Control Over Reopening Process Rose Bowl Testing Results Spur Pasadena’s Largest One-Day New Coronavirus Case Total: 80 […]

The Editors of Pasadena Now go through over 100 articles published this week on our site and cull the top 71 most newsworthy, informative, and readable.

Top Stories:

Local Churches at Crossroads: Some Vow to Reopen, Defying Governor’s Orders

100 Homeless Staying in Pasadena Hotels and Motels

City of Pasadena Provides Chronology of Attention to Long-Term Care Facilities

State Denies City’s Request for Local Control Over Reopening Process

Rose Bowl Testing Results Spur Pasadena’s Largest One-Day New Coronavirus Case Total: 80

Workers Ask Council to ‘Keep Their Promise’

Low Wage Workers to Rally Today to Protect July 1 Minimum Wage Increase

Vehicular Traffic Returning to Rose Bowl Loop on May 27

Pasadena Preschool Reopening, Just in Time to Close

COVID-19 Discussion Brings Forth ‘Bold’ Ideas

Council Sends 2021 Budget Back to Finance Committee for One More Look

City Council Members, City Manager ‘Concerned’ Over Firefighter Diversity

Police Reviewing Almost 50 Hours of Video on Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

City Council Could Pass Entire Annual Budget in a Single Meeting

Pasadena Eyes Joining “Great Plates,” State Program to Keep Local Restaurants Busy and Seniors Well-Fed

Government:

Mayor Supports July Minimum Wage Increase

County Looking to Hire Local Truck Drivers for Devil’s Gate Project

Pasadena Lawmaker’s Bill Would Close Poway Tragedy’s Loophole

Supervisors Want Inspector General for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Task Force Wants to Reopen Los Angeles County on July 4

Council Approves ‘Great Plates’ Program, Which Will Put Local Restaurants to Work Cookinging Meals for Seniors

Council Approves Structural Work for YWCA Building

Local Congresswoman and FBI Addressing Threats Against Asian Americans

Governor Loosens Some Reopening Rules; Could Sports Return in June?

City Council to Discuss Developer Lawsuit in Closed Session

Local Congresswoman Votes in Favor of New House Stimulus Package

Education:

New Loan Program Invests in PCC’s Future Nurses

California Credit Union Awards Scholarship to Blair High School Student

Realtors Charitable Foundation Donates Thousands in College Scholarships in Virtual Presentation

Pasadena School Board President Seeking Re-Election

School District Says Governor’s Revised Budget Proposal Still Leaves Pasadena Unified $15 Million Short

Westridge School Wants to Expand

Community News:

City Reports Two COVID-19 Deaths on Thursday

County COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 2,000

Huntington Hospital Still Seeking Blood Donors

New Battle Over City’s Minimum Wage

Wahlburgers Feeds First Responders at Pasadena Shriners for Children Medical Center

LA County COVID-19 Cases Top 40,000

Pasadena Reports Three More Coronavirus Deaths, Two New Virus Cases on Tuesday, as Officials Weigh Reopenings

Pasadena to Continue Weekend Grab and Go Meal Program

No Gold Line Rides to Ontario Airport Anytime Soon as San Bernardino County Transit Stops Negotiations

County Reports 76 New Deaths on Tuesday

Sediment Removal in Devil’s Gate Dam Scheduled to Restart June 8

City of Pasadena Tennis and Pickleball Courts Reopen

Pasadena Reports 2 More Coronavirus Deaths

Central Library Trying Out Curbside Pickup

Our Pasadena Moving Meetings Online

LA County Sees Big Drop in Positive Coronavirus Tests

YWCA Building Needs Shoring Up

County Reports 29 COVID-19 Deaths on Sunday

Pasadena Congressman Schiff Stands Up for Media

Business Top Story:

Former Rusnak Auto Salesman Suing Company

Pasadena’s Oldest Law Firm Adds Bankruptcy Practice to Repertoire

Pasadena Bank Puts Up $37.3 Million Investment for Low-to-Moderate Income Apartment Block in L.A.

Atria Wealth Solutions Acquires Pasadena Broker-Dealer Western International Securities

Tetra Tech Converts Shuttered Hospital into Facility for COVID-19 Patients

Stater Bros. Charities and Chobani Commit $75,000 to Support Local Military Families

Pasadena Robotics Company Helping Improve Hygiene in Restaurant Kitchens

Security Company Hiring Workers in Pasadena, Other Cities

Republik Coffee Lounge Wants to Sell Alcohol, Too

Self-Driving Car Company Cruise Trims Workforce, Closes Pasadena Facility Amid Pandemic

Public Safety:

Bike Thefts Spike in Pasadena During COVID-19 Pandemic

Police Serve Search Warrant, Arrest Four, Shut Down Illegal Cannabis Dispensary

Pasadena Man Accused in Real Estate Pot Scheme is Last Defendant Standing

Pair Facing Federal Charges in Cross-Border Kidnap Plot Involving Pasadena Man

L.A. County To Launch New Mobile App For Reporting Price Gouging, Scams

Fire Department Could Get New Defibrillators

People:

Caltech Bioengineering Student Named a 2020 Hertz Fellow

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Professor Allan Acosta, 1924-2020

Eric Manlunas Talks Venture Capital During Pandemic