| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The so-called CRomnibus package is up for a vote in Congress this week – and supporters of NASA are cheering it on. If approved in the House and Senate, the federal spending appropriations for the 2015 fiscal year would give the space agency...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Bill Golubics went to sleep fully clothed in his recliner in case the charred slope behind his house came down in the night.
The home next door on San Como Lane in Camarillo Springs was red-tagged in October and he knew his could be next.
| Dec 13, 2014
| 11:42 AM
As Southern California dried out from a record-breaking rainstorm Saturday, another major front was barreling toward the region.
The storm system, originating in the Gulf of Alaska, is forecast to reach Los Angeles on Monday afternoon, bringing more...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:46 AM
A fast-moving storm pounded Southern California early Friday, resulting in brief power outages in Glendale, Burbank and La Crescenta.
In Burbank, police reported a fallen tree limb in the 2100 block of Pepper Street, along with two 15-second power...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Methane is making a comeback on Mars.
NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected a tenfold spike in the gas that lasted for several weeks, scientists announced Tuesday. On Earth, most methane is produced by living things, and a healthy dose of this...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:12 AM
A series of rainstorms — one of which was powerful and destructive for residents statewide — helped deposit needed moisture to California, but it’s going to take 11 trillion gallons of water in storage to recover from the drought, NASA...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Foothill Municipal Water District announced last week the appointment of Kathy Ross as director of Division 5 of its service area.
A graduate of Bucknell University, the La Crescenta resident holds both her bachelor’s and master’s degree...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:51 PM
NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity has been working well into its golden years – after nearly 11 years roaming the Red Planet, it has survived more than 40 times past its warranty. But now, this trusty veteran explorer is experiencing some...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge spent a busy year in 2014 launching new missions and receiving data that will forever change the way we think about the planets in our solar system and the universe beyond.
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Media outlets have been busy these past couple of weeks producing every kind of list possible that can sum up 2014. A nod is given to everything from the year's viral Internet memes to a mournful list of celebrities who have met their demise since last...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:28 PM
A cold snap this week brought snow and freezing temperatures to much of California during the final days of the year, but for the most part 2014 was hot.
In fact, it was the warmest year for California since record-keeping began in 1877.