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2011-11-21 18:17:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An LA County Superior Court Judge ruled Friday that a jury will decide whether NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) unlawfully discriminated against a former employee for discussing the scientific theory of intelligent design (ID) at work. According to the Discovery Institute, David Coppedge, a 14-year JPL veteran and team lead computer administrator on the Cassini Mission to Saturn, was demoted for lending ID-related DVDs to coworkers,...

2011-11-18 17:46:00

Maps highlight the many important points of interest along the 11.5-mile Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa, and how train riders can access those points using a bus, bike or on-foot MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority released interactive maps today for the five corridor cities along the Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa. The maps - which reside on the Authority's website - highlight...

2011-11-17 19:28:00

Newly adopted travel and expense guidelines address recently identified areas needing improvement MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Board of Directors, in an action that will increase the agency's transparency and accountability, last night adopted enhancements to existing policies that provide new guidelines for out-of-state travel expenditures by Board members and Authority employees and clarify...

2011-11-16 09:45:00

Final Design Approved for I-210 Gold Line Bridge Featuring Basket Motif Created by Artist Chosen in an International Competition MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The I-210 Gold Line Bridge, which will one day serve as the "Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley," moved closer to completion with the approval of its final design by Caltrans and the Construction Authority, the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority announced today. The bridge is...

'Mysteries' Slideshow Highlights Spooky Side of Space
2011-11-02 03:35:12

Prepare to be awed by some of the solar system's spookiest mysteries in a Halloween slideshow from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The all-new slideshow features puzzlers like the disappearing "bunny" on Mars, the Saturn "hex" and Jupiter's scar face, plus commentary from JPL scientists. Visit the JPL Education website at http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/mysteries/ to view the Flash slideshow and try your hand at solving these stellar mysteries. JPL is a division of the California...

2011-11-01 15:15:00

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® revealed today that J.R. Martinez, retired soldier, actor and spokesman, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Tournament of Roses festivities. Themed Just Imagine..., the 2012 Rose Parade® presented by Honda celebrates the power of imagination, inspiration and determination to encourage people to reach higher and try harder. (Photo:...

2011-10-27 18:08:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® crowned the 94th Rose Queen, Drew Washington, today in an official coronation ceremony presented by Citizens Business Bank at the Pasadena Convention Center. The event was supported by Royal Court sponsors Macy(*)s and Mikimoto. Queen Drew was officially crowned by the 2012 Tournament of Roses President Richard Jackson. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111027/LA95503) "Queen...

2011-10-18 14:32:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses named Drew Helen Washington as the 94th Rose Queen today. This announcement concludes a month-long process that began with approximately 1,000 Pasadena-area young women who participated in the Tournament of Roses Royal Court tryouts. Queen Drew was selected from the recently appointed seven-member Royal Court. The Rose Queen and Royal Court will reign over the 2012 Tournament of Roses festivities,...

2011-10-17 10:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual The Big Draw LA event is well underway as a citywide celebration of drawing. The event creates opportunities for people of all ages to discover that drawing can enhance how they see, think and invent. Last year's The Big Draw LA became the first event of its kind on the West Coast. The Big Draw is a worldwide celebration founded in the United Kingdom and joined by Los Angeles and 22 countries internationally. The Big Draw LA is...

2011-10-14 16:32:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Haderlein, senior vice president of external affairs at Huntington Memorial Hospital, recently attended an Executive Program in Leadership in conjunction with Stanford Graduate School of Business - an intensive leadership study program designed to teach collaborative, effective methodologies that can be absorbed and leveraged throughout the participants' home organizations. (Photo:...