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NASA Administrator to Be Caltech Commencement Speaker

Monday, February 8, 2010 | 2:21 pm

NASA administrator Charles Bolden (Major General, USMC ret.) will be the speaker for Caltech’s 116th annual commencement on June 11 of this year. General Bolden was appointed the 12th administrator of NASA in July 2009. In this capacity, he leads the NASA team... More »

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Discovering Other Earths, Far Away

Thursday, February 4, 2010 | 6:46 am

JPL astronomer Dr. Mark Swain has announced a breakthrough observational technique which analyzes the atmospheres of distant planets and speeds up the search for other “Earths.” Surprisingly, the technique uses small ground-based telescopes and does not rely u... More »

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Fiestas Patrias: A Celebration of Independence

Sunday, September 20, 2009 | 5:20 pm

  Councilman Victor Gordo with the Queen and her Court A beautiful day served as the background  to the celebration of “Fiestas Patrias” at Villa Park in Pasadena. Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Chile, Belize and Brazil cele... More »

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Got a Computer? You Need This Man

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 | 2:40 pm

  David Burnham, computer guru It’s all relative (as Einstein used to say). So when you meet a man who’s been repairing computers since 1990 – for almost 20 years – you’ve got to think you’re meeting someone who knows more about computers than just about ... More »

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Pasadena Arts Grant Receipients Announced

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 | 11:02 am

The Annual Grants Program honors programs of excellence that expand exposure and access to the arts.  Funds support the work of individual artists, bring the creative process into classrooms, support the sustained growth of Pasadena ’s cultural institutions... More »

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Pasadena Latino Forum

Sunday, July 26, 2009 | 3:27 pm

A mixer was hosted by the Pasadena Latino Forum held at the Pasadena Senior Center. Over 60 guests were treated to Mexican cuisine from Cabreras Restaurant and an opportunity to network with Latino professionals, community organizers, non-profit leaders and ed... More »

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Astronomers World-Wide Await Pasadena Decision

Saturday, July 18, 2009 | 6:26 am

The board of Pasadena-based Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will decide on Monday and Tuesday where in the world to build a unique, $1.2 billion instrument many believe will produce images 12 times sharper than the  Hubble Space Telescope. The project is conside... More »

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NASA Releases Orbiting Carbon Observatory Report

Friday, July 17, 2009 | 10:49 am

A NASA panel that investigated the unsuccessful Feb. 24 launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory, or OCO, has completed its report. NASA’s OCO satellite to study atmospheric carbon dioxide launched aboard a Taurus XL rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in C... More »

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Local Tattoo Parlor To Represent Tradition At Pomona Body Art Expo

Friday, July 10, 2009 | 8:51 pm

My Tattoo, a local tattoo parlor in Alhambra, will represent family system tradition next weekend when the 15-year old shop’s artists join more than 350 worldwide tattooists at the Body Art Expo in Pomona. Owned by Jesse Yen, My Tattoo operates on a family s... More »

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Art Center Names New President: Lorne M. Buchman

Friday, July 10, 2009 | 6:06 am

Dr. Lorne M. Buchman has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Art Center College of Design on Wednesday, the school’s Board of Trustees announced this week. Dr. Buchman, only the fifth president of Art Center since its founding nearly 80 ... More »

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Caltech Chemists Say Antibody Surrogates Are Just a “Click” Away

Thursday, July 9, 2009 | 3:38 pm

Chemists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the Scripps Research Institute have developed an innovative technique to create cheap but highly stable chemicals that have the potential to take the place of the antibodies used in many standard... More »

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JPL Scientists Shake Things Up At Quake Chat

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 | 3:06 am

Los Angeles may become a suburb of Oakland in the distant future, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) scientists said in a videocast and live chat on Monday. Airing live on NASA JPL’s channel available on Ustream TV on July 6 at 5 p.m., the “Quake Chat” featured... More »