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  1. A New Educational Model for Schools? Pasadena Event to Ignite Local DiscussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 |

    This Thursday, May 7, the public is invited to a free lecture at Pasadena City College Community Education Center where two education experts will discuss a new educational model that is quickly catching on in public schools. Allison Zmuda, author of Learning Personalized: The Evolution of the Contemporary Classroom , and Kate Bean, Executive Director of Aveson Charter Schools, will discuss Zmuda's book and address some of the many valid concerns parents continue to raise about the current state of institutionalized education.


  2. NASA space telescope sees possible X-ray 'screams' from zombie starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 |

    Illustration showing the central region of our galaxy as seen by NuSTAR . The smaller circle shows where the image was taken.


  3. Community Spirit and Relationships: Mayor Bogaard's last ride, PCC Honor BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 |

    Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, followed by the Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band, takes his last ride as mayor down the 126th Rose Parade route on Jan. 1, 2015. It's our hometown band, that's why.


  4. Community Spirit and Relationships: Miracle-Gro and DigAlert improve communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 |

    Tucked behind a brownstone is a pocket park set among skyscrapers with two people playing tetherball on Miracle-Gro's "Life Starts Here." Gorgeous butterflies flap their wings on a flower-filled tree and lush gardens pop up in unexpected places.


  5. Orbiting Rainbows: using 'glitter clouds' to search for and image exoplanetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 |

    The search for exoplanets may one day get a lot more glittery. It sounds a bit like science fiction, but a new NASA proposal called Orbiting Rainbows would use glitter-like materials to help image some of those far-away worlds, which could enable high-resolution imaging at a fraction of the cost.


  6. Curiosity rover finds more evidence for possible liquid water brines on MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 |

    The search for liquid water on Mars is one that has been on-going for decades. It can't exist for long on the surface, as it will quickly sublimate into the cold, thin atmosphere.


  7. The guide to Los Angeles-area record swap meetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2009 |

    Imagine a mall of nothing but vinyl. This doesn't exist, but vinyl enthusiasts from around the world have at least had the good sense to come together to form vinyl swap meets! Since I'm not the Worldwide Music Shopping Examiner, I'll keep this one somewhat local.


  8. Buying cheap (quality) music in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2009 |

    We've all been there. They may go by different names: "Bargain Bin," "Clearance," or " Cheap CD's."


  9. Monk Filming in PasadenaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2009 |

    Monk is filming at 277 grand Ave and 550 Green E in Pasadena, CA today, May 6th.


  10. Santelli's tea parties spread like wild fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2009 |

    As it turns out, the real story about Rick Santelli's Tea party rant is in the numbers of protests it has spawned all across the country. The mob it seems is getting restless.


  11. A promise to give full military honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2009 |

    An untold toll has resulted from ongoing U.S. military deployment worldwide. Family members of deceased soldiers and war veterans may be the only ones who painfully see the effect.


  12. Water rockets blast off at Laurel ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2009 |

    Ever hear of a water-rocket? Yeah me either until my daughter took a class from Matt Sanders at Science 2-U which provides wonderful science classes for elementary and secondary students. My six-year old daughter just loves all the experiments they do in his class.


  13. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Open House: Great learning experience for homeschoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2009 |

    The JPL Open House near the Rose Bowl in Pasadena is a great place for homeschooling families to have fun and learn. We've been there two years in a row, and both times we came away with a renewed love of science , great ideas for projects, and lots to talk about with the kids.


  14. Part 1: American born martial artsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2009 |

    When most people think of martial arts , they think of the East--Japan, China, Korea, maybe Vietnam--but many martial arts can trace there roots to the United States. Hurricane Combat Art, which is a hybrid art that focuses on flurries of fast and violent attacks aimed at stopping opponents in Shaolin Kempo Karate, a blend of Kung-Fu, Kempo and Karate, was founded in the 1970's by Frederick Villari of California.


  15. Renewable Energy 101- Where are the recycling centers in Pasadena?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2009 |

    Ralph's grocery store located at 3601 East Foothill Blvd. in Pasadena , for more information call the rePlanet facility at 877-737-5263. Ralph's grocery store located at 2270 N. Lake Avenue in Altadena, for more information call the rePlanet facility at 877-737-5263.


  16. Outdoor music in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2009 |

    I'm of the opinion that music, just about any kind, is worth listening to when played outdoors. Maybe it's the acoustics.


  17. Homeschooling visit to the 'Corpse flower' inspires budding botanistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2009 |

    Today we went to visit the "Corpse flower" at the Huntington Library in San Marino, near Pasadena. I wrote about the flower yesterday , and after doing the research to write the article, I just had to witness the amazing bloom.


  18. Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day, an American traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2009 |

    You don't have to wait for a special holiday to sink your teeth into a juicy burger, but on September 18th you won't want to miss celebrating the American tradition of "National Cheeseburger day". There are several different theories to the origin of the cheeseburger but it is a young Chef in his late teens in the mid 1920's that was famed for the creation of the "Cheeseburger".


  19. Spay, neuter, foster, adopt, donate, write -- 4,480 cats euthanized in LA County shelters last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2009 |

    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control , 4,480 cats were euthanized at its six shelter locations during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009. That's over 12 cats a day, and the count doesn't include animals euthanized at shelters within the city of Los Angeles or other unincorporated areas of Los Angeles.


  20. The U2 concert: if Bono and Fergie had a love child...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2009 |

    A UFO landed in Pasadena sometime yesterday, which was incredibly convenient for the 333 people employed to set up the gargantuan U2 spectacle at the Rose Bowl. Where else to hide thousands of lights, speakers and LCD cables but in the arachnid legs of the giant alien spider that straddled the end zone at UCLA's football venue? Turns out putting the fear of God into 96,000 ticket holders for U2's sold-out-in-a-nanosecond 360 World Tour last night was an inspired idea.


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