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Caltech Event Marks 75th Anniversary of JPL Rocket Tests
2011-10-13 08:05:59

The 75th anniversary of the first rocket experiments at the site that became NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will be celebrated with a special free, public screening of the new documentary, "The American Rocketeer" at the California Institute of Technology's Beckman Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. This never-before-seen film is one installment in a three-part documentary series chronicling the early history of JPL. All three installments will air on KCET Los...

2011-10-05 14:40:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority announced today that $6 million in federal grant funding for design and construction of improvements around the Foothill Extension station areas from Arcadia to Azusa has been awarded by the Federal Transit Administration. These funds are part of a $9 million multi-year grant, supported by federal Representatives David Dreier and Adam Schiff, to improve intermodal...

2011-09-27 07:00:00

As the popularity of online search continues to rise among people searching for dental care, Pasadena Smile Center responds with an intuitive, patient-interactive website. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 Cosmetic dentist, Niloufar Molayem, D.D.S. of Pasadena Smile Center, has announced the launch of a new, patient-focused website. The practice recently launched the new website created by dental website design leader, ProSites, Inc. The website contains interactive features including...

2011-09-14 12:02:00

Bring Your Family and Friends For "Great Fun Under the Pasadena Sun..." PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church in Pasadena is celebrating its annual Greek Fest the weekend of September 16 - 18, 2011. Every year, thousands of people attend the much anticipated Greek festival, which includes live music, dancing, delicious food, an expanded children's zone, arts and crafts booths and a raffle with more than $10,000 worth of prizes....

2011-09-08 13:22:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament of Roses President Rick Jackson issued the following statement today: "Tournament of Roses Executive Director P. Scott McKibben, citing personal reasons, has resigned his position effective today. William B. Flinn, the Tournament's longstanding chief operating officer, will assume the role of interim executive director.'' "With our excellent volunteers, our very capable management committee and Tournament of Roses staff support,...

2011-09-02 13:32:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 11 a group of community patriots will commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on American soil. At 11 a.m., many local groups, citizens and civic and community leaders will come together to honor the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives on the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. The event will be held at the intersection of New York Drive and Bradley Street in Pasadena. This location...

2011-08-12 00:00:28

Dahn Yoga has had a strong presence in Pasadena, California, for six years, and now the center is looking to spread its benefits to local citizens. The studio is now being managed by Amy Ko, who is dedicated to making a difference in the community. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Dahn Yoga & Health Centers, Inc., a leader in health and wellness, has been active in the Pasadena, California, community for six years. Through its Dahn Yoga classes, the Pasadena center has shared the...

2011-07-27 16:48:00

ARCADIA, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Board of Directors awarded a $485.9 million contract to "Foothill Transit Constructors - A Kiewit Parsons Joint Venture" to design and construct the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa. The project includes final design and construction of 11.5 miles of track, six stations, dozens of crossings, utilities, systems and much, much more. The...

2011-07-27 14:16:00

Mostly general operating grants provide flexibility for nonprofit organizations primarily serving low-income and vulnerable communities of the county LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Community Foundation (CCF) has announced over $5.6 million in priority grants to 62 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles, with more than half for general operating support and the remainder designated for new initiatives. Communities served by the grantees are diverse and...

2011-07-26 12:45:00

MONROVIA, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority: WHAT: The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Board of Directors will consider awarding the nearly $500 million design-build contract for the Gold Line Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa at the July 27, 2011 special board meeting. This is a significant milestone for the project, which will extend the...