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  • STS-132: Mission overview of space shuttle Atlantis’ final flight

     
    Tomorrow space shuttle Atlantis will take it's 32nd and final (scheduled) flight. Blastoff is set for 2:20 p.m. EDT Friday for Atlantis and her six-member crew. On its 12-day mission, Atlantis will deliver the Russian-built Mini Research Module-1 to the...
  • Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos speaks to Princeton grads

     
    On Sunday, Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos told Princeton seniors that kindness is a choice and urged them to think about their choices. "Our talk today is about the difference between gifts and choices," Bezos said. "Cleverness is a gift,......
  • Catholic Church endorses The Blues Brothers

     
    I guess John Belushi should be grateful. It took The Holy See hundreds of years to admit it was wrong about Galileo. And only a couple of decades to backtrack on condemning The Blues Brothers Movie, which had legendarily strict teacher-nuns, an...
  • Atlantis: Facts and figures

    Atlantis is the fourth shuttle to orbit Earth. It was named after the two-masted ship that served as the primary research vessel for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Massachusetts from 1930 to 1966. It made its maiden flight Oct. 3, 1985. During...
  • Church weighs in on alien life

    This past weekend I visited Jet Propulsion Laboratory during its annual open house. I was told by JPL media relations that about 30,000 to 40,000 visitors attended the event. I was in high school the last time I attended a JPL open house, attending as...
  • Mixing religion, extraterrestrial beings

    Last week I visited Jet Propulsion Laboratory during its annual open house. I was told by JPL media relations that about 30,000 to 40,000 visitors attended the event. I was in high school the last time I attended a JPL open house, attending as part of an...
  • Fiesta Days doesn't disappoint

    Our city's Fiesta Days were a great success. It has been said that everybody loves a parade, and it certainly is true here in La Cañada. Our Memorial Day parade is the epitome of every small-town America celebration. Red, white and blue patriotism is...
  • Janitor / Neil Flynn

    Janitor / Neil Flynn
    THE JANITOR The Janitor (Neil Flynn) attended Harvard and Yale and later played a bit part in The Fugitive before entering the medical field on a dare from his stuffed bunny / salt and pepper shaker, Bingo. Interestingly, the dare coincided with his...
  • Back to the moon: What's the point?

    Back to the moon: What's the point?
    Today's topic: What's the purpose of going back to the moon and eventually to Mars? Does NASA have its priorities straight on space travel? How much will the private sector play a role in the future of space exploration? A leaner, meaner NASA can take us...
  • Woods was 'ideal actor'

    Family and friends of George Woods gathered Friday at the Aliso Creek Inn to share memories of the actor and longtime Patriots Day Parade commentator, who died July 3. He was 75. "He was a wonderful man, full of personality and always a pleasure to have...
  • Stephen Hawking leads a journey 'Into the Universe'

    Stephen Hawking, the world's most famous mathematician and theoretical physicist (quick -- name two others!), answers the big questions in a three-part Discovery Channel series, "Into the Universe," launching Sunday, April 25. It opens with the...