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  • Planetfest opens up Mars landing to the public

    Planetfest opens up Mars landing to the public
    While Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers bring the rover Curiosity to the surface of Mars next week, many of the leading authorities on the Red Planet will be celebrating with the public six miles away. The Planetary Society, a Pasadena-based nonprofit,...
  • San Gabriel Valley roundup: Pasadena teen wins Olympic gold, Ray Bradbury remembered before Curiosity landing

    San Gabriel Valley roundup: Pasadena teen wins Olympic gold, Ray Bradbury remembered before Curiosity landing
    Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, Aug. 1. Ray Bradbury's death earlier this year had a deep impact on the science community. Steven Paul Leiva, a friend of the "Martian Chronicles" author, remembers Bradbury as a "romantic with a 19th Century...
  • Theaters from Burbank to South Pasadena

    Theaters from Burbank to South Pasadena
    Shakespeare, Moličre, musical romps, contemporary classics, comedies of all Jordi Galcerán's descriptions, cutting-edge new work — theater in Southern California is varied, plentiful and far-flung, from the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and...
  • The theater that Colonized Burbank

    The theater that Colonized Burbank
    Barbara Beckley, pencil thin and fiercely emphatic, sits in an armchair in the living room-style lobby of the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Sounds from the stage indicate that rehearsals are underway for the second show of the Colony's 38th season: the...
  • JPL names Curiosity's landing site after Ray Bradbury

    JPL names Curiosity's landing site after Ray Bradbury
    Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury passed away on June 5, two months before the NASA rover Curiosity landed on Mars. But the "Martian Chronicles" author, who visited the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech often, wasn't left out of the mission....
  • How to sock it to yourself

    How to sock it to yourself
    Because I have somehow (sadly) become one of those people who gets his news through Twitter, I was recently confused at an explosion of outrage on my feed over something called "sock puppetry." I couldn't imagine why the long-departed Shari Lewis would...
  • Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights

    Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
  • Ray Bradbury dead at 91

    Ray Bradbury dead at 91
    Ray Bradbury, the science fiction genius, has died at age 91. He wrote classics such as “The Martian Chronicles” and “Fahrenheit 451,” as well as dozens of fantastic short stories. My personal favorite was “Something Wicked...
  • Science fiction pioneer Ray Bradbury, 91, has died

    Science fiction pioneer Ray Bradbury, 91, has died
    Ray Bradbury, an iconic science fiction author who helped bring the genre into the mainstream, has died, his family confirms. He was 91. Bradbury was the recipient of many awards, including a National Medal of Arts, a special citation from the Pulitzer...
  • Ray Bradbury, 91, leaves a rich theatrical legacy too

    Ray Bradbury, 91, leaves a rich theatrical legacy too
    Ray Bradbury, who died on Tuesday at 91, will be remembered foremost as a science-fiction novelist and short-story writer whose works "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles" have transcended the genre to become literary classics. But Bradbury was...
  • A Ray Bradbury sampler

    A Ray Bradbury sampler
    “Rocket summer. The words passed among the people in the open, airing houses. Rocket summer. The warm desert air changing the frost patterns on the windows, erasing the art work ... The rocket lay on the launching field, blowing out pink clouds of...