| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Was Mars once a land of lakes, protected by a thick atmosphere? That’s been up for debate as scientists try to determine how wet the now-parched planet once was -- and how long it stayed that way. But NASA’s Curiosity rover has uncovered...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Most people know what a difference a day makes. But anyone who’s ever been to the annual Invention Challenge at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory knows it’s the milliseconds that count.
That’s where area students with a penchant...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818! We hope you had a great weekend. Today is Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 74 degrees and a low of 54 degrees.
Your headlines for the day:
- Led by tenacious defense, the Crescenta...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:00 PM
NASA has put telescopes on mountains and telescopes in space – but what about a telescope on a high-flying blimp?
Scientists at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are designing a possible contest that could foster the building of...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Get out those rain boots and umbrellas. Forecasters are expecting the biggest rainstorm since February to hit the Los Angeles area.
A Pacific Northwest weather system should bring heavy rains to Southern California starting Tuesday, according to the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The Illuminate SF Light Art Festival returns this month with 16 sculptures around San Francisco that glow with extraordinary energy.
The fest, now in its second year, showcases public artworks installed around the city as well as temporary pieces...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Fire officials remained on high alert Sunday as strong Santa Ana winds continued to pose serious wildfire threats across Southern California, particularly in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Red flag warnings were issued throughout the region as more...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 6:26 PM
In less than four months, about 30 kids from Crescenta Valley High School have put in about 950 hours mentoring young La Crescenta students who built robots to compete in the FIRST LEGO League against other Los Angeles student-built robots.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:29 PM
A mobile laboratory the size of a washing machine made history Wednesday when it completed a slow-motion descent to the surface of a comet 311 million miles from Earth.
But scientists fear it didn't stick the landing.
The European Space Agency's...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Claudia Alexander has spent the last 15 years of her life waiting for this moment: landing a spacecraft the size of a washing machine on the surface of a speeding comet.
She knows it won't be easy. The comet is hurtling through space at 84,000 mph,...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
You'll soon be able to walk through a part of Descanso Gardens that has been off-limits to visitors for three decades and recaptures some of what the L.A. Basin looked like in its native state.
Five acres that will reopen to the public on Saturday...