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Scientists and engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory were unfairly disciplined for sending emails about a U.S. Supreme Court decision involving background checks at the agency, a judge has ruled. The ruling comes after the JPL employees...
Palm Crest Elementary School sits four miles away from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where a team built and developed the Mars rover Curiosity, the largest machine sent to another planet. But engineers at the La Caņada Flintridge lab may have...
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's annual open house allows space geeks and budding young scientists a rare peek inside the missions behind the La Caņada Flintridge facility. But the popular event, scheduled for June 8 and 9, has been canceled because of...
Bracing for “significant impacts” to funding for public outreach programs next year, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory decided to cancel its hugely popular open house in June. The cost savings? Roughly $400,000 for the two-day event. The...
Don't cut planetary science funding, members of Congress urged NASA on Friday. In a letter to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), urged the space agency to maintain funding levels for...
Tags: Charles F. Bolden, Jr., NASA, Adam Schiff, Science, Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday expressed just as much disappointment regarding the suspension of the annual open house at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as just about everyone else in the science community. The Los Angeles Times reported...
Four La Caņada Flintridge residents completed the Boston Marathon on Monday before two deadly bombs exploded near the finish area. One of them was 26-year-old Maryann Boosalis, who completed the 26.2-mile event roughly 45 minutes before the first...
Thirty-two students in aerospace, engineering and science programs in 11 different countries descended on the Jet Propulsion Laboratory last week as part of a Caltech competition to design a mission to one of Mars' two moons, Phobos or Deimos. "Watching...
A La Caņada Flintridge professor was recently named a Women of the Year by the California Legislative Women’s Caucus for her contributions to California. Frances Arnold was nominated by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) for her...
Tags: Engineering, Google+, Culture, Mike Gatto, Drugs and Medicines
For nearly a decade, I have taken the opportunity to highlight many of the impressive college choices made available to the graduates of La Caņada High School. The Class of 2012 was no exception. Of the 323 LCHS 2012 graduates, 98% have enrolled at...
Construction is set to begin on St. Francis High School's $3.5-million renovation project, which will bring cutting-edge technology to the 67-year-old college preparatory campus. “Demolition started several weeks ago,” said Sam Longo, a Class...
Tags: Renovation, Technology
On Feb. 6, at 6:30 p.m., Palm Crest Elementary School will host a science fair in its multi-purpose room. The purpose of a science project is “to find out something that you didn’t know before.” When the notice went out parents all...
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