| Jun 19, 2010
Once a year, Diana Sund gets out in the sunshine toting a couple of boxes of rainbow-colored chalk and creates a sidewalk mural for all to see.
She and 600 fellow Southern California artists will be coloring the sidewalks this weekend during the 18th...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 2:51 PM
The Mars rover Spirit has been stuck in sand for some 18 months, but that hasn't stopped JPL scientists from making new discoveries.
Analysis of soil layers that the rover exposed while trying to break free of a Martian sand trap has turned up new...
| Jul 17, 2010
Few drives are more monotonous than Golden State (5) Freeway through California's Central Valley. But what does make it worse is a big-rig crashing into a tractor-trailer, bursting into flames and closing three of the five southbound lanes when you're...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:16 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week said he plans to go to battle for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge and the nation’s space program after seeing NASA’s budget trimmed by the House Commerce, Justice and Science...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Be the coolest K-12 teacher in your school next year by showing your kids an actual piece of the moon.
NASA will offer a teacher workshop this weekend, Sat., Aug. 13, from 10 AM-12 PM, for Lunar and Meteorite Sample Certification at the Columbia Memorial...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was featured on the NPR program "All Things Considered" Tuesday morning making an impassioned plea for a specialized type of plutonium used for space exploration. The isotope, plutonium-238, is the main fuel for spacecrafts in...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:38 PM
A Glendale resident was honored for her NASA-related research at Cal State Los Angeles.
Helen Ryaciotaki-Boussalis -- director of CSULA’s NASA-funded University Research Center, officially named the "Structures, Propulsion, Aerospace and Control...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Federal funding cuts continue to impact the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge, where 40 workers were laid off last week, the latest notch in a prolonged period of cutbacks for the agency.
It was the second round of layoffs this year for...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 10:38 AM
This year’s Rose Parade will include a brotherly duo unlike any other — one is an astronaut and the other a rose expert, and both will greet onlookers from the fifth float in the Tournament of Roses. Rex Walheim, 49, has five space walks under...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 7:46 AM
It started with Buck Rogers. The mid-20th Century comic book hero — forever rocketing through space, ray gun in hand — sparked Glendale resident Robert Costa’s life-long infatuation with space exploration.
So when Costa, then in the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 6:28 PM
A former NASA investigator who had worked at JPL in La Cañada Flintridge pleaded guilty this week to filing a fraudulent federal tax return that failed to report nearly $300,000 he stole from a Lancaster church.
Alvin Danielle Allen, 42, was a special...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:46 AM
NASA is scheduled to announce which of the names submitted by more than 11,000 students from across the nation will be picked for two lunar space probes that will map the moon like never before.
The solar-powered GRAIL twins will give scientists at the...