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Southland Prosecutors, Law Enforcement Urges Public to Scrutinize Coronavirus ‘Products’

Nick Hanna Southland prosecutors and law enforcement agencies asked people Monday to be vigilant and report scams or incidents of false advertising for products related to the coronavirus outbreak. “Our primary goal is to maintain safety and security across the seven counties we serve,” United States Attorney Nick Hanna said. “Even as we come together as a nation to deal with the threat of COVID-19,…

Shia LaBeouf Buys $5.475 Million Home in Pasadena

Shia LaBeouf Actor Shia LaBeouf has purchased a newly-built home in Pasadena for $5.475 million, a Los Angeles Times report Thursday said. LaBeouf, 33, gained fame at an early age as the star in Disney…

Pasadena Broker Urges Retail Landlords To Offer Rent Breaks In COVID-19 Crisis

Bill Ukropina Businesses that have been severely hurt or closed altogether by the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis can lay off employees or cut costs in all manner of other ways – but one…

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Financial Aid Director Don Crewell (1952–2020)

Don Crewell Credit: Caltech Don Crewell, director of financial aid at Caltech, passed away on March 17, 2020, after a long illness. He was 67. Joe Shepherd, Caltech’s vice president for student affairs, said Crewell…

American Horticultural Society Honors James Folsom with Liberty Hyde Bailey Award

James P. Folsom, the Telleen/Jorgensen Director of the Botanical Gardens at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, Calif., has been named the 2020 recipient of the American Horticultural Society’s (AHS)…

Heidi Klum Falls Ill on Set of “America’s Got Talent” in Pasadena, Says Shortage Means She Can’t Get Tested for Coronavirus

International supermodel Heidi Klum is concerned she has coronavirus after falling sick on the set of America’s Got Talent in Pasadena – but has not…

Five Acres Presents Community Awards and Welcomes New Board Members

From Top clockwise: Chantal Bennett, Mimi Carter, John Reitnouer and Jason Melillo. Photo courtesy of FiveAcres Five Acres, a foster/adoption, residential and community-based mental/behavioral health…

Caltech Announces the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Caltech has announced that Ian Agol (BS ’92), Fei-Fei Li (MS ’02, PhD ’05), Charles T. Munger (CERT ’44), and Daniel D. O’Dowd (BS ’76)…

JPL’s Next Mars Rover Has a Name, as Seventh-Grader’s Suggestion Wins NASA’s “Name the Rover” Contest

Seventh-grader Alexander Mather of Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, Virginia, submitted the winning entry in the agency's "Name the Rover" essay contest, making the…

Huntington Hospital Announces Deborah Williams as a Returning Board Member

Deborah Williams has been elected as a returning member of the board of directors at Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, Calif. Wednesday, Huntington Hospital announced that Deborah (Debbie) Williams has been elected as a returning board member. “I’m so pleased to welcome Debbie back to the board of directors,” said Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA, president and CEO, Huntington Hospital. “Debbie is an experienced healthcare professional and a leader in our community. I look forward to her valuable perspective as we begin a new year.” A retired Kaiser Permanente administrator with more than 33 years’ experience in the field of healthcare, Debbie…

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