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  • 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....
  • Success! Cassini flies by Titan, collects intel on mysterious lakes

    Success! Cassini flies by Titan, collects intel on mysterious lakes
    NASA's Cassini mission flew past Titan early Wednesday morning, successfully completing a complex maneuver that will help scientists better understand one of the solar system's most intriguing moons. Beginning around midnight, a team of scientists and...
  • 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...
  • NASA releases best images yet of a near-Earth asteroid [Video]

    NASA releases best images yet of a near-Earth asteroid [Video]
    An asteroid nicknamed "the beast" zipped by Earth last weekend, and NASA's telescopes were ready. The video below represents some of the most detailed images of a near-Earth asteroid ever taken, according to the space agency. The asteroid officially...
  • La Caņada History: 1950s campaign warned "Speed Kills! Take it Easy"

    La Cañada History: 1950s campaign warned "Speed Kills! Take it Easy"
    Ten Years Ago It was reported that in a survey taken in the spring of 2004, La Caņada voters contacted were split on whether or not they supported the completion of the 710 Freeway. According to a spokesman for the 710 Freeway Coalition, a group...
  • Garcetti promises 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged Monday to secure 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017.  The city will dedicate $9 million over the next five years to connect veterans with jobs, the mayor said, and ensure that 10% of those served at the city's new...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti announces job assistance program for veterans

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti announces job assistance program for veterans
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced a multi-agency assistance program for veterans whose employment prospects have lagged in the recovery, pledging to secure 10,000 jobs by 2017 for those who served in the military. The city will...
  • Asteroid nicknamed 'the Beast' buzzing by Earth

    Asteroid nicknamed 'the Beast' buzzing by Earth
    An asteroid the length of a New York city block will zip past Earth on Sunday, coming within 770,000 miles of our planet at its closest approach. Nicknamed "the Beast," it has been designated a "potentially hazardous asteroid" because of its size...
  • Asteroid to pass by Earth on Sunday. Wave hello to 'the Beast!'

    Asteroid to pass by Earth on Sunday. Wave hello to 'the Beast!'
    An asteroid the length of a New York city block will zip past Earth on Sunday, June 8, coming within 770,000 miles of our planet at its closest approach. Nicknamed "the Beast," it has been designated a "potentially hazardous asteroid" because of its...
  • Fund today's NASA missions, inspire tomorrow's scientists

    I agree with B.R. Oppenheimer's plea for additional funding for NASA's currently operating space astronomy missions. ("Would you be willing to pay more than 25 cents a year to understand the cosmos?," Opinion, June 5) Recently, I participated in a major...
  • 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...