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Restoration Concert Series Continues with the New Hollywood String Quartet

New Hollywood String Quartet. Photo courtesy of the New Hollywood String Quartet Friends of South Pasadena Public Library’s Restoration Concert Series continues with the New Hollywood String Quartet who will perform on Community Room of the South Pasadena Public Library on Sunday, May 14, 4:00 p.m. at South Pasadena Public Library’s Community Room. The New Hollywood String Quartet featuring the amazing musicianship of Tereza Stanislav…

JPL Postdoctoral Fellow Discovers Iceball Planet Through “Microlensing”

This artist's concept shows OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb, a planet discovered through a technique called microlensing. Scientists have discovered a new planet with the mass of Earth, orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit our…

55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair

The 55th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd., on Saturday, May 6, from 9:30 a.m. to…

Researchers in Pasadena Explore Facial Expressions: How Brains Process Emotion

Researchers from the Adolphs lab showed subjects faces such as these, expressing fear, neutrality, and happiness. Credit: Courtesy of U. Rutishauser Have you ever thought someone was angry at you, but it turned out you…

JPL’s Cassini Completes Final – and Fateful – Titan Flyby

This unprocessed image of Saturn's moon Titan was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its final close flyby of the hazy, planet-sized moon on April 21, 2017. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has…

Saturday, April 29

Pasadena Symphony Announces 2016-17 “Classics Season”

The Pasadena Symphony is proud to announce its 16/17 Classics Season with its expanded schedule of seven concert weekends for the 2016-17 Season. The Singpoli…

Saturday, April 29

The Altadena Library Hosts the Annual ‘Poetry and Cookies’ Event

Five of the six Pushcart Nominees from Altadena Poetry Review 2016 are shown at the awards celebration held February 3 at Altadena Library. (L-R: Alice…

Saturday, April 29

Pasadena Symphony Concludes Classics Season with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and Host of Choruses

From Top Clockwise: Summer Hassa, Tracy Van Fleet, Arnold Livingston Geis, Los Angeles Children's Chorus, Steve Pence, Donald Brinegar Singers. David Lockington The Pasadena Symphony…

Saturday, April 29

Looking Back at How Baseball Became a Political Instrument, Empowering Mexican Americans in Los Angeles

Dr. Richard Santillan (l) and Tomas Benitez (r) Mexican American Baseball in East Los Angeles The Baseball Reliquary and the Allendale Branch Library present “Echoes…

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Pasadena March for Science Sees Caltech Scientists Join Hundreds of Marchers

Images: Arsen Sam Zap via Facebook Hundreds of students, scientists, professors, community leaders and politicians joined Saturday’s March for Science from Caltech to Memorial Park in a show of solidarity towards affirming that scientific inquiry serves the common good and encouraging the country’s leaders and policy makers to apply science in their decision-making. After an opening rally at the Beckman Lawn at Caltech, the demonstrators walked the 1.5-mile route towards Memorial Park carrying signs with the theme “Science, Not Silence” sounding a call to support and safeguard the scientific community in the face of recent policy changes that have caused…

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