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Response To California Napa Quake Aided By NASA Research

Response To California Napa Quake Aided By NASA Research

Alan Buis, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA data and expertise are proving invaluable in California’s ongoing response to the Aug. 24 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa Valley, northeast of San Francisco. The quake was the strongest to...

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2014-09-11 23:03:33

Echo-Factory’s relocation to this thriving entrepreneurial community is further proof that business is booming Pasadena, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Echo-Factory, a Southern California advertising agency, is moving its base of operations from Rancho Cucamonga to Pasadena. The move is part of the agency’s strategic effort to better serve their client base and prepare for a growth phase that is increasingly positioning them as a top strategic and creative resource for Southern...

2014-09-02 20:21:40

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pasadena water customer, represented by Krause, Kalfayan, Benink & Slavens, LLP, and the City of Pasadena have settled a lawsuit brought against the City in 2013. The lawsuit alleged that Pasadena illegally transferred millions of dollars each year from its separate water utility fund to its general fund in violation of Proposition 218. The suit challenged Pasadena's practice of transferring a fixed six percent of the water utility's...

2014-08-21 16:21:10

Measures Provide Significant Quality of Life Benefits for Area Residents MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved a request by the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority to implement noise mitigation for the street-level (or at-grade) rail crossings near residential areas along the Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa. The mitigation measures approved by the CPUC include the installation...

2014-08-15 23:02:43

Looking for Unheralded Pioneers from Around the World with Provocative and Transformative Ideas Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute has announced that nominations are open for the 2015 Resonate Awards (http://resnick.caltech.edu/awards-nomination.php). The awards are designed to bring attention to unheralded innovators with provocative ideas that contribute to long term sustainability. These include meeting the world’s energy needs...

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2014-08-15 05:33:22

Elizabeth Landau, Jet Propulsion Laboratory As a high school student at a study program in Japan, Brian Trease would fold wrappers from fast-food cheeseburgers into cranes. He loved discovering different origami techniques in library books. Today, Trease, a mechanical engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, thinks about how the principles of origami could be used for space-bound devices. "This is a unique crossover of art and culture and technology," he...

2014-08-12 12:28:31

Two is better than one, and that includes the world-class treatment available at Southeast Dermatology. Visit their excellent staff at one of two office locations in Texas. PASADENA, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- More than two million people are diagnosed with skin cancers each year. It is also estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point. With statistics like that, it is obvious that quality skin care is in high demand, and the staff at Southeast...

2014-08-07 23:04:07

Pasadena Orthomed & Rehab, based in Pasadena, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,” you can rest assured that the...

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2014-08-05 02:00:54

Carol Rasmussen, NASA Earth Science News Team If you're reading this, there's a good chance that you or someone you know has been in a science fair. Chances are that your project did not lead directly to a collaboration with a scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, and a paper in the professional journal Environmental Research Letters. Alice Zhai's project did. The 16-year-old Zhai, who will be a senior this fall at La Cañada High School near JPL in...

2014-08-04 23:04:51

Glenoaks Laser Center is now offering laser tattoo removal for individuals looking to get rid of their body art. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The experts in laser tattoo removal in Pasadena at the Glenoaks Laser Center now offer professional laser tattoo removal services at affordable prices. According to the “Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology,” about a quarter of Americans over 18 have tattoos, and one in five of them have at least one tattoo they have considered...

2014-08-01 08:28:39

PASADENA, Texas, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uBreakiFix continues its North American expansion with the latest opening of its Pasadena, Texas location. Keeping up with the company-wide commitment to excellence, uBreakiFix offers the industry's highest quality electronic repair services, backed by a nationwide warranty. uBreakiFix, recently noted as the 13(th) fastest growing company in the United States, specializes in electronic repairs including iPhone, smartphone, tablet, and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'