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  • 818 Roundup: Rogers, Gabel-Luddy elected to Burbank council; BUSD superintendent finalist under scrutiny

    818 Roundup: Rogers, Gabel-Luddy elected to Burbank council; BUSD superintendent finalist under scrutiny
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, April 16, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 52, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: - With just over 11,000 votes cast in...
  • Local students show off their science projects to the pros at JPL

    Local students show off their science projects to the pros at JPL
    Eight local students participated in a science project showcase hosted by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge on Tuesday. The group was among 57 students from more than 30 schools across Los Angeles County to showcase their projects,...
  • 818 Roundup: Armenian community responds to Pope's comments; Court sides with Walmart's Burbank plan

    818 Roundup: Armenian community responds to Pope's comments; Court sides with Walmart's Burbank plan
    Good morning, 818! Today is Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 83 degrees and a low of 54, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: - Local leaders and community members...
  • Antarctic ice shelves melting 70% faster, study shows

    Antarctic ice shelves melting 70% faster, study shows
    The frozen fringes of western Antarctica have been melting 70% faster in the last decade, raising concern that an important buttress keeping land-based ice sheets from flowing to the sea could collapse or vanish in coming decades, a new study shows....
  • Mars rover Opportunity completes first 'marathon' on another world

    Mars rover Opportunity completes first 'marathon' on another world
    How long does it take to complete a marathon on Mars? About 11 years and two months – if you’ve got six wheels and a solar-powered battery. NASA’s spunky rover Opportunity crossed the Olympic marathon mark on Tuesday, putting 26.219...
  • Mike Huckabee, Zachary Quinto visit Bill Maher

    Mike Huckabee, Zachary Quinto visit Bill Maher
    Are you fascinated by the prospect of Mike Huckabee on "Real Time With Bill Maher"? You can enjoy that face-off at 10 p.m. Friday on HBO. A replay follows at 11:30 p.m. Former Gov. Huckabee, R-Ark., will be the top-of-show guest. Hydrologist Jay...
  • At Ceres, NASA's Dawn spacecraft reemerging into the light

    At Ceres, NASA's Dawn spacecraft reemerging into the light
    It’s almost showtime, Ceres. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has sent back the first images of the dwarf planet after spending about a month approaching from the mysterious little world’s dark side, officials at Jet Propulsion Laboratory said...
  • Rising temps to bring dry end to Southern California's poor rainy season

    Rising temps to bring dry end to Southern California's poor rainy season
    Temperatures are expected to heat up toward the end of next week, signaling a dry, disappointing and foreboding end to the region’s rainy season as four years of low precipitation continue. After several days of near-seasonal weather early in...
  • Local teens earn Eagle Scout ranking

    Local teens earn Eagle Scout ranking
    Five members of Jet Propulsion Laboratory Boy Scout Troop 509 were recently feted at a Court of Honor in February after having achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Ethan Angold, Henry Bley, Ian de Moura, Hunter Farrington and Grant McComb were honored on...
  • JPL worker counts down toward a writing career

    JPL worker counts down toward a writing career
    For decades, Jean Walker’s writing career existed only between shifts at La Cañada’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and family dinners. She’d scribble notes after putting her two young daughters to bed, ideas for romance novels flying through...
  • Dawn spacecraft set to 'make history'

    Dawn spacecraft set to 'make history'
    Once it enters orbit Friday, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is set to be the first to successfully visit a dwarf planet. “Dawn is about to make history,” Robert Mase, project manager for the Dawn mission at NASA’s Jet Propulsion...