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Local Engineer Awarded $6 Million for Self-Healing Circuits

Thursday, April 9, 2009 | 12:37 pm

Over the past few decades, the transistors in computer chips have become progressively smaller and faster, allowing upwards of a billion individual transistors to be packed into a single circuit, thus shrinking the size of electronic devices. But these circuit... More »


Diane Ainsworth, USC Science Writer and Editor, Dead at 56

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 | 1:25 pm

Diane Ainsworth, a science writer for the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, died of a brain aneurysm March 29 in her Altadena home, according to her father Donald Ainsworth. She was 56. Ainsworth had more than 25 years of experience covering science and techn... More »


Bar Celona Steps Up for Los Angeles Foster Care Children Charity

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 | 1:25 pm

With over 500,000 children in foster care nationwide, one Pasadena restaurant is stepping up to help those foster care children living in Los Angeles. Bar Celona, a modern Spanish tapas bar, restaurant and lounge, is hosting the launch of Hillsides “Foster S... More »


“Ultimate Driving Machine” Comes To Caltech

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 | 10:02 am

A sleek, silver-blue Bimmer joined the Caltech motor pool March 26. It was evident from the paint job that it’s a hydrogen-powered car, but the car doesn’t run on a fuel cell, like the Honda Clarity and its kin. Instead of converting H2O2 to water and electric... More »


Rose Bowl Board Approves $1.5 Million For Pre-Design Work

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 | 9:42 am

The Rose Bowl Board Thursday sanctioned $1.5 million for pre-design work to fund the preliminary designs and renovation plans, according to officials. The Rose Bowl officials are set to reveal a new, less-costly plan to renovate the 100-year-old stadium, which... More »


Hadjian Endorses York

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 | 7:54 am

With less then two weeks to go before the run off election that will decide the next representative for District 7 on the City Council, former candidate Ciran Hadjian has come out in support of former Los Angeles County Police Chief Margaret York. York came in... More »


Pasadena Public Library Earns Five Stars

Thursday, March 12, 2009 | 11:55 am

Pasadena Public Library has been named as a five star library in the US by the premier trade publication for librarians, the Library Journal, reported officials. According to the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service, Pasadena library received a high... More »