Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, August 7, 2021

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Schiff Honors Women of My Favorite Martian Image: The Friends of the Pasadena 
the Year from 28th District Helicopter Scouts Ridge Public Library Book SaleArea for Perseverance The Friends of the

On Sunday Rep. 

Pasadena Public Library

Adam Schiff honored 

will host a book sale in the inspiring women Central Library Parking Lot. 
from communities They will be selling gently 

used donated books. Fill a

in California’s 28th 

grocery bag with books forCongressional District. just $5.00! Cash or check 

“Every year, we honor women Saturday, August 14, 2021across the 28th Congressional 

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
District who make a positive 

pandemic began, Mara began Pasadena Central Library

impact on the lives of their 

serving as Executive Director Outsideneighbors and improve and 

of the Ronald McDonald The Friends of the Pasadena

enrich our community,” said 

House Pasadena. The Ronald

Rep. Schiff. “Throughout the Public Library bookstore 
COVID-19 pandemic, we have McDonald House Pasadena, at Central Library has been

is a home-away-from-home

witnessed the unimaginable closed since March 2020 due

for families with critically ill Ask any space explorer, and Are these just made by eons

burden shouldered by to COVID-19 precautions;

children who are receiving they’ll have a favorite photo of wind and dust blowing

women as essential and it remains closed with the

medical treatment, providing or two from their mission. over the rocks, or might

frontline workers, health building’s closure due to 

caregivers, families with a place to stay, For Kevin Hand, a scientist those features tell the story

care personnel, seismic concerns


scientists and teachers. I am meals and family support at NASA’s Jet Propulsion of water? We just don’t know 

services at little or no cost The Friends are hosting a

proud to recognize these Laboratory in Southern yet.” 

to the families. When the book sale to move some of

heroic individuals and their California and co-lead of Those details are important.

pandemic hit, Mara worked the inventory (donations of

contributions, sacrifices, and the Perseverance rover’s first In their search for signs of

to implement comprehensive

selfless service as recipients of safety and cleaning protocols science campaign, his latest ancient life on Mars, the team gently-used books received 

the 2021 Women of the Year and processed prior to 

and adjust the physical spaces favorite is a 3D image of low-is considering drilling a rock 

award.” closure). Don’t worry—the 

within the House, while lying wrinkles in the surface or sediment sample in the

At a luncheon Sunday in bookstore will be back,

simultaneously obtaining of Jezero Crater. The science Raised Ridges, which would

La Cañada Flintridge, Rep. and the Library is keeping

Schiff celebrated with the funding and gathering support team calls this area “Raised take several Martian days, 
2021 honorees, as well as 2020 to keep the House open during Ridges.” NASA’s Ingenuity or sols, of driving to reach. 

this crucial time.

honorees whose celebration Mars Helicopter captured With Ingenuity’s images, the Foothill Intermediate School

MiMi Aung, La Cañada

last year was postponed due to the two shots for this stereo rover team now has a much 
the COVID-19 pandemic. See Flintridge – Special image on July 24 during its better idea of what to expect Gets New Exercise Equipment 

Districtwide Recognition

photos from Sunday’s luncheon 10th flight. if they were to go there and

MiMi is receiving Special

here. Districtwide Recognition for “Ingenuity is allowing the the science value of doing

“The 2020 Women of the Year 

her trailblazing work on the Perseverance science team so. In the weeks to come, the

honorees are also remarkable 

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter. to be in two places at once,” science team will pour over

women who have all worked 

Ms. Aung moved to Southern said Hand. “Right now, this and other 3D images

tirelessly for the common 

good, and to make our District California in 1990 and began we are at the ‘Crater Floor from Ingenuity and debate 
a better place. They are pillars working the National Fractured Rough,’ where the merits of such a visit.

of our communities, and I Aeronautics and Space the rover is preparing for “Since landing at Jezero

Administration’s (NASA) Jet

thank them for their invaluable the mission’s first sample Crater, it’s clear to all of us

Propulsion Laboratory (JPL),

service,” added Rep. Schiff. acquisition on Mars. Yet at that there is an abundance

fulfilling her childhood dream

A full list of the 2021 honorees the same time, Ingenuity is of geologic riches for us to

of space exploration. She

can be found at: began her career by working providing a detailed preview explore. It’s a good problem 


on mathematical algorithms of a potentially intriguing to have,” said Ken Williford,

MiMi Aung (La Cañada 

for deep space communication geologic features hundreds deputy project scientist

Flintridge), Lori Rosales 

Village), Nareh with spacecraft hundreds of meters away from us.” for Perseverance at JPL.


of millions of miles away The Raised Ridges intrigue “These aerial previews from

Manooki (Burbank), Dr. 

from Earth, and during her Hand and his colleagues Ingenuity provide the kind

Barbara Ferrer (Echo Park), 30 year career at JPL, was As part of the City’s 2021-including a rowing machine,

Daisy De La Torre (Elysian because they consist of three of actionable data that allow 

selected for various positions 22 Budget, the La Cañada elliptical, pull-up bars and

Valley), Rebecca Berberian distinct surface fractures that us to whittle down our 

with increasing degrees of Flintridge City Council an arm press machine.

(Glendale), Alycia Belle converge at a central point. options and get on with the

responsibility specifically approved funding for the Located at the southwest

(Hollywood), Dr. Wint Hun On Earth, similar fractures business of exploring our

in Deep Space Network installation of state-of-the-corner of the field, the new

(La Cañada Flintridge), Susan 

in desert environments corner of Mars.” 

Sung Hee Lee (La Crescenta), projects, organizational line art exercise equipment at outdoor exercise facility is 

management, technology might be a clue to past A key objective for

Catherine Y. Kim (Los Feliz), Foothill Intermediate School open to the public. Visit the

development, and space flight liquid water activity and Perseverance’s mission

Mara Leong-Maguinez (FIS) Lower Field, promoting City’s website to learn more 

projects. With Ms. Aung as the thus past habitability. The on Mars is astrobiology,

(Pasadena), Dr. Rebecca Crane a healthy and active lifestyle. about athletic facilities and

Project Manager, worldwide Perseverance science team including the search for signs

(Silver Lake), Pattee Colvin The first pieces of exercise recreational opportunities in 

(Sunland), Lynn LeMay (West history was made on April 19, wants to know if what is of ancient microbial life. The installed

2021, when the Ingenuity Mars equipment were LCF. For updates on exercise

Hollywood). good for the third rock from rover will characterize the

Helicopter took its first flight on Wednesday, August 4. equipment at FIS Lower

Mara Leong-Maguinez, the Sun is good for Mars – planet’s geology and past 

and was the first powered, Cardio and weightlifting Field, follow the City on

(pictured) Pasadena and if so, whether the Raised climate, pave the way for

controlled flight in the planet machines are available, Facebook and Twitter.

Mara is a native Pasadenan. Ridges tell them something human exploration of the

Mars’ atmosphere, and the first

In January of 2020, shortly such flight anywhere outside of significant about Mars’ Red Planet, and be the first

before the coronavirus 

Earth. watery past. mission to collect and cache Tournament Royal CourtIngenuity captured the Martian rock and regolith 
Route 31/32 weekday & images during its most (broken rock and dust). Applications Now OpenPasadena Saturday: Minor adjustments complex flight yet. After Subsequent NASA missions, skills, and growing self-in cooperation with ESA

Route 40 weekday: Schedule taking off from its seventh Applications for the 2022 confidence. The Rose Queen

Transit airfield, it climbed to a new (European Space Agency),

adjustments Pasadena Tournament of and Royal Court are iconic 

record altitude of 40 feet would send spacecraft to

Route 51 weekday: Added Roses Royal Court are now traditions, steeped in the

Service (12 meters). The helicopter Mars to collect these sealed

service between 6:30 a.m. – 

available on the Tournament Pasadena Tournament of

then made four heading samples from the surface

8 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 of Roses website. The 2022 Roses’ history and will

Change p.m. changes and took 10 images and return them to Earth for Royal Court members continue as a treasured with the rotorcraft’s color in-depth analysis.

Route 52: Added 3 daily trips will each receive a $7,500 legacy.

Starting Sunday, Pasadena Route 60 continues to be camera before landing at a The Mars 2020 Perseverance 

educational scholarship and All individuals who

Transit will implement temporarily suspended. new airfield. The 3D image mission is part of NASA’s 

serve as ambassadors of the participate in the initial 

a service change. In Fare charging resumed was created by combining Moon to Mars exploration 

Tournament of Roses, the interview sessions will 

accordance with Pasadena on Pasadena Transit and two of those images, offering approach, which includes 

Pasadena community and receive two tickets to attendHealth Department, Los Dial-A-Ride on April 12, the rover team a richer Artemis missions to the the greater Los Angeles area. the Royal Ball, a semi-

perspective as they plan the Moon that will help prepare

Angeles County and 2021. Measures put in place Officials said all are formal dance hosted by the 

next steps in their science for human exploration of

State guidelines, this to protect riders and bus encouraged to apply and Tournament of Roses. 

service change will help campaign. the Red Planet.

operators due to COVID participate in one of the Officials said that all 

meet ridership demands, “In 3D it almost feels like JPL, which is managed

include: initial interview sessions Royal Court interview

including scheduling you can reach out and touch for NASA by Caltech in

Disinfecting high touch at Tournament House on participants, and those who 

changes that correspond surfaces on buses daily the Raised Ridges,” said Pasadena, California, built 

Saturday, September 11 are selected for the Royal 

with the new PUSD Enhanced nightly Hand. “But along with its and manages operations of 

or Monday, September Court, are required to be

high school start times. disinfecting of every bus immersive beauty, the image the Perseverance rover. 

13. Participants are fully vaccinated and provide
Frequencies beginning surface from floor to ceiling provides great detail. If you For more about 

selected based upon a proof of vaccination during

August 1 will be: and providing single use look closely, you can see Perseverance: mars.nasa. 

combination of qualities, the application process.

Route No gov/mars2020 and or: nasa.

10: Change masks on the buses for some curious lines across including public speaking A person is considered 
running riders. the surfaces of several rocks. gov/perseverance.

(already pre-Hand sanitizing ability, youth leadership, fully vaccinated two weeks

COVID frequencies) 

dispensers are on every bus. academic achievement, after having all doses of aRoute 20 weekday: Every 16-For additional information, Three Sessions Remain and community and school CDC approved COVID-19

20 minutes 

626-744-4055 or visit: involvement. Eligibility vaccine; two doses for Pfizer

Route 20 Sat. & Sun: Minor in Summer Masters Series requirements are on the or Moderna and one doseadjustments pasadena-transit. joining each week’s Zoom class Tournament of Roses for Johnson & Johnson. 

& Document Shredding 
& Document Shredding 
Alan Chapman’s online. website. The City of Pasadena hasFree E-Waste Recycling Musical Alphabet A-z In addition to online classes, With the cancellation a schedule of COVID-19 
onsite events and other of the 2021 Rose Parade, Vaccine clinics through 
activities, members and those who were looking Friday, July 30. Please

The summer term of The 

nonmembers of the Pasadena 

forward to applying for visit HERE for location

Masters Series presented by Senior Center are encouraged 
Residents can safely dispose batteries. Many of these the Pasadena Senior Center to visit the website regularly the 2021 Royal Court, are information. Anyone under 
of electronic waste and products have parts that can be is virtual via Zoom Tuesdays, for COVID-19 updates for encouraged to apply for the the age of 18 must be 
have personal and business recycled. Aug. 10 and 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. 2022 Royal Court. Eligibility accompanied by an adult

older adults and other timely

documents shredded at the Public Works is also helping with the title Alan’s Musical information, a weekly blog, requirements have been parent or caregiver. 
City’s popular free e-waste residents prevent identity Alphabet. monthly magazine, ongoing extended to include Royal Court eligibility 
event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on theft by providing free paper Alan Chapman, producer and activities throughout the year applicants who would have requirements and additional 

Saturday, Aug. 14. shredding during the event. The on-air host at KUSC Classical and more. been eligible for the 2021 information can be found

The event will be held in Parking public can bring a maximum Radio and a faculty member at The center, at 85 E. Holly 

Royal Court. at:

Lot I outside the Rose Bowl of three (3) legal-size boxes for the Colburn Conservatory of St., is independent,


Royal Court members about/royal-court.

Stadium near Brookside Park, shredding. Sensitive documents Music, will guide participants donor-supported nonprofit 

experience countless The 2022 Royal Court will

360 N. Arroyo Blvd. such as receipts, checks, pre-on a virtual tour through a organization that has served 

benefits; becoming part of ride down Colorado Blvd.

Shredding trucks and e-waste approved credit applications, multitude of musical topics older adults for more than 60 
collection sites will be arranged credit card statements, outdated from A to Z with vibrant visuals years. During the pandemic, an organization dedicated on the Royal Court float 
at different stations in Parking tax returns, pre-printed and delightful stories. doors are open Mondays to hands-on volunteerism, in the 133rd Rose Parade 
Lot I. Look for signs directing envelopes, return address labels The cost for the remaining through Fridays from 8 a.m. discovering opportunities to presented by Honda and 
you to the event. Motorists and and business cards are items three sessions is only $45 to 4:30 p.m. for social services connect with and give back attend the 108th Rose Bowl 
bicyclists are advised to use that can be shredded. for members as well as and other critical services for to the local community, Game®, both on Saturday, 
caution while traveling through Event participants will be nonmembers of the Pasadena older adults in need as well as developing public speaking January 1, 2022.
the area. required to show proof of Senior Center. limited occupancy for events,
E-waste items include Pasadena residency and To register or for more the library, fitness center and 
computers, keyboards, printers, the duration of the event is information, visit: computer lab. Masks and 
monitors, laptops, docking subject to truck capacity. The and social distancing are required. 
stations, scanners, shredders, event is sponsored by the click on The Masters Series All who enter are subject to 
fax machines, computer mice, City’s Department of Public Lifelong Learning, call 626-temperature screening, must 
telephones, televisions, flat Works. For more information, 795-4331 or email AnnieL@ sanitize their hands upon entryscreens, VCRs, DVD players, visit: and answer a simple screeningPDAs, cassette players, tape PublicWorks or call (626) 744-Everyone who registers will questionnaire. Rooms are 
drives, stereos and household 7311. receive email instructions for sanitized after each use. 

Catch breaking news 
that space in mind as we 
investigate the best ways to 
continue providing Central 
Library’s essential services 
and collection until Central 
Library can reopen safely. 

More information about 
the Friends of the Pasadena 
Public Library: friendsppl.

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