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  • YMCA to host Game+Hack 2014

    The Burbank YMCA, in collaboration with the city and Nickelodeon, is hosting a three-day hackathon — called Game+Hack 2014 — this weekend for computer programmers with ideas for mobile applications. From May 2 to 4, participants will be...
  • June Wayne retrospective celebrates an artist who loved science

    June Wayne retrospective celebrates an artist who loved science
    A new retrospective of work by June Wayne is opening at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, and science lovers will want to check it out. Wayne was an artist who counted rocket scientists at Caltech and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory among her close...
  • NASA Curiosity rover will wield its drill on Mars for the third time

    NASA Curiosity rover will wield its drill on Mars for the third time
    Is third time the charm? NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is considering boring into the third rock ever drilled on the Red Planet, a sandstone that could potentially reveal a wealth of information about past life-friendly environments. The rover...
  • NASA Curiosity rover drill could reveal information on past life-friendly environments

    NASA Curiosity rover drill could reveal information on past life-friendly environments
    Is third time the charm? NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is considering boring into the third rock ever drilled on the Red Planet, a sandstone that could potentially reveal a wealth of information about past life-friendly environments, according to...
  • La Caņada History: Prince Andrew of England visits La Caņada Flintridge

    La Cañada History: Prince Andrew of England visits La Cañada Flintridge
    Ten Years Ago The 40th annual Pasadena Showcase House of Design, featuring a Georgian-style estate in Flintridge, opened its doors to the public. The 10,000-square-foot home had been built in the early days of Flintridge by architect Myron Hunt. About...
  • Yeomans to speak at Tupper Awards

    Yeomans to speak at Tupper Awards
    Don Yeomans, a Jet Propulsion Laboratory Fellow, senior research scientist and manager of NASA's Near Earth Objects Program Office, will be the guest speaker on May 12 when the La Caņada Flintridge Coordinating Council holds its annual Les Tupper Awards...
  • NASA wants to land something big on Mars: Will a flying saucer help?

    NASA wants to land something big on Mars: Will a flying saucer help?
    NASA has a landing-on-Mars problem, and that strange flying-saucer-shaped test vehicle in the picture above may help them solve it. Since 1976, when NASA's Viking probe first landed on the Red Planet, the agency has relied on the same parachute design...
  • Hubble spots comet heading toward Mars, spewing space dust

    Hubble spots comet heading toward Mars, spewing space dust
    Hubble has spotted a comet named Sliding Spring spewing gas and dust into space as it zooms to a close encounter with Mars in October. Researchers working with the Hubble Space Telescope recently released two images of the comet. The image on the left,...
  • La Caņada History: La Caņada Thursday Club stages Heirloom Discovery Day

    La Cañada History: La Cañada Thursday Club stages Heirloom Discovery Day
    Ten Years Ago A herd of 250 goats arrived by transporter truck that brought them from Lakeview, Ore. to Descanso Gardens to serve in a vegetation management capacity, eating brush to reduce fire fuel. They were in La Caņada for a one-month stay,...
  • Two CV students among app honorees

    Two CV students among app honorees
    La Crescenta students dominated in a first-ever science, technology, engineering and math competition that asked students in the 28th Congressional district to create digital applications. At the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada on Tuesday, Rep....
  • Learning Matters: GCC choir provides a fun outlet

    Learning Matters: GCC choir provides a fun outlet
    I have written and spoken many times — including in this column last September — about the academic and social benefits of music education for children. Learning to read music is learning a new symbolic language. Learning rhythms is an...