| 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 Caņada Flintridge and the nation’s space program after seeing NASA’s budget trimmed by the House Commerce, Justice and Science...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Federal funding cuts continue to impact the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 Caņada 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...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2012
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is facing six opponents to represent the redrawn 28th Congressional District, but they will have to overcome incredible odds and funding disadvantages to mount a serious challenge to the long-time congressman.
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Two very different narratives are emerging from the trial in which former Jet Propulsion Laboratory worker David Coppedge claims he faced discrimination because he discussed the theory of intelligent design with co-workers.
Early this week, Coppedge...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) grilled NASA Administrator Charles Bolden during a House budget hearing Wednesday on proposed funding cuts to Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mars program, calling them a major step backward for the nation.
Schiff, whose district...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:01 PM
In opening arguments on Tuesday, the attorney for a former Jet Propulsion Laboratory employee said his client was unfairly fired for his religious beliefs amid bogus claims from co-workers that he was harassing them about “intelligent design,”...