7 hrs ago
Curiosity Drills 2nd Hole into Ancient Mars Rocks Searching for the Ingredients of Life
This time lapse mosaic shows Curiosity maneuvering the robotic arm to drill into her 2nd rock target named "Cumberland" to collect powdery Martian material on May 19, 2013 for analysis by her onboard chemistry labs; SAM & Chemin.
8 hrs ago
Sharon Bise Releases Jay's First Day at School
Author Sharon Bise offers parents and children a new resource for coping with the anxieties about the first day of kindergarten in her latest children's book, " Jay's First Day at School " . "My co-worker had a son, Jay, who was beginning kindergarten and was frightened about taking this big step into the unknown," Bise explains.
Mon May 20, 2013
Sun Pacific maintains Cuties marketing
On May 20, the Pasadena, Calif.-based Sun Pacific stated it would remain the exclusive sales agent for the trademarked fruit.
Mel Brooks to receive prestigious AFI award
Actor/director/writer Mel Brooks speaks onstage during the PBS panel for 'AMERICAN MASTERS "Mel Brooks: Make a Noise" ' of the 2013 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa on January 14, 2013 in Pasadena, California.
2.7 km long asteroid set to fly past Earth
In the next 200 years, an asteroid will never come this close to earth as much as it is going to on May 31, 2013 at 4:59pm Eastern time.
Culinary SOS: A winning chop off the old block
Dear SOS: My husband and I are completely in love with the LGO Chopped Salad at the Luggage Room in Pasadena, Calif.
Drill, Baby, Drill! - How Does Curiosity 'Do It'
Video Caption: This JPL video shows the complicated choreography to get drill samples to Curiosity's instruments as she prepares for 2nd drilling at "Cumberland." See where "Cumberland" is located in our panoramic photo mosaic below.
Sun May 19, 2013
Passenger critically injured, driver suspect of DUI following Pasadena crash
A 39-year-old Pasadena man is accused of being drunk when crashed an SUV on the 134 Freeway, critically injuring a passenger, before fleeing the scene on foot with two young children, authorities said.
Cleanin' up the Los Angeles river
Alex Hausman and his four-year-old son, Theo, were walking across a shallow area of the Los Angeles River on Saturday morning when they spotted a child-sized mattress floating near the edge.
Sat May 18, 2013
Huge asteroid does a near Earth fly-by this month
No, it is not another doomsday scenario involving an asteroid 's close shave with our home planet, but it does happen to be an opportunity for scientists to observe and collect data on the massive space rock 1998 QE2, a hurtling object 1.7 miles long.
Burbank ponders dropping primary
Burbank officials have proposed axing the city's primary election, a move they say would save roughly $72,000 a year, but would also require voter approval.
The Billings Outpost
Physical therapists practice new techniques
K. Kelli Richardson, a physical therapist with 24 years of experience, recently attended a two-day conference in Livingston presented by Steven P. Ferdig of Chapman University in Orange, Calif.
Chad Johnson's Warrant May Lead to His Arrest
Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson has an arrest warrant with his name on it for failing to report to his probation officer .
Fri May 17, 2013
3 Great Bars for World Whisky Day
It's World Whisky Day on Saturday, May 18, declared last year by a Scottish college student named Blair Bowman who saw the need to hold an annual celebration of the spirit.
Save Hahamongna ... again
Development plans for Hahamongna Watershed Park took another blow last month. The city of Pasadena transferred a $1 million state grant slated for a new soccer field in the park to John Muir High School.
Unemployment rate drops across tri-city region
Unemployment rates continued to drop in the tri-city area last month, boosted by job gains in trade, transportation and utilities, as well as leisure/hospitality and residential construction.
Cuisine, Service, Ambiance
I have to say, prior to last month's seasonal Restaurant Week I had only been to Central Park once.
Police: Females Exchanged Insults In Spanish In Target Brawl
Police were seeking the public's help Friday to identify a female suspected of battery at a Target store in Pasadena.
Pasadena Now: This Summer Campís A Beach
Summer camps are fun. Surrounded by nature, meeting new friends, exploring the wilderness, and doing all sorts of fun activities make for a pretty awesome experience. But Catalina Island Camps take it one step further, offering all that regular Summer camps offer but on an island paradise.