Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, April 9, 2022

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Mountain View News Saturday, April 9, 2022 
NASA Finds New Way to South Pasadena Be Kind San Marino UpcomingMonitor Groundwater Loss to Animals Art Exhibition Events & Programming

 The Community Services by 12 noon on April 25, 2022. 

Accessing Online Magazines and Newspapers

Department is hosting a Be The Recreation Office is located 

Saturday, April 9 at 11 AM at the Barth Community Room

Kind to Animal Art Exhibition at 815 Mission Street and is 

With a Crowell Public Library card, you can access local,

on Monday, May 2. They are open Monday – Thursday, 

national, and international magazines and newspapers

looking for students to create 10am-6pm. 

artwork that reflects this The form to submit to online. In this class, we will dive into PressReader and our 
year’s theme, Animals Are My participate can be found at: other periodical databases, covering everything from hot-
Neighbors, Too! under off-the-press popular titles to deep newspaper archives. 
This event is open to all Pre-K “Be Kind to Animals Art Registration required. 
through 8th graders. They are Exhibition.” Joyful Living Happy Life 
asking participants to make For more information, call Sunday, April 10 at 2:00 PM at the Barth Community Room 
some art sized 8.5” x 11” and our Community Services 

Join the United Charity Foundation as they discuss how to

drop off at the Recreation Office Department at (626) 403-7380.

Scientists have produced a heavy rainfall, the water be a super communicator and negotiator. This workshop 
a new method that holds table rises. It seems obvious will provide you with tools to avoid conflict and friction in 
the promise of improving that this would cause the Caltech Earth Week: Free the workplace, social life, and family life. Registration is not 
groundwater management ground level to rise, too, but required. 

– critical to both life and it sometimes sinks instead. Climate Crisis Documentary Brain Aerobics & Lip Reading 
agriculture in dry regions. The researchers thought Monday, April 11 from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM;
The method sorts out how these mysterious short-term ?Tuesday, April 12 from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM at the Barth 
much underground water variations might hold the key Community Room 
loss comes from aquifers to determining the sources This popular class led by Francine Katz (MA, SLP, & CCC) 
confined in clay, which can of pumped water. “The main concentrates on lip reading and memory. She provides 
be drained so dry that they question was, how do we seniors a fun way to fight the common problems of 
will not recover, and how interpret the change that’s diminished hearing and memory as people age. Registration 
much comes from soil that’s happening on these shorter is not required, but regular attendance at sessions is 
not confined in an aquifer, time scales: Is it just a blip, encouraged. 
which can be replenished by or is it important?” said Kyra Huntington Nurses Health Screeninga few years of normal rains. Kim, a postdoctoral fellow Wednesday, April 13 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM at the 
The research team studied at JPL and coauthor of the Barth Community Room 
California’s Tulare Basin, paper, which appeared in The Huntington Nurses offer free blood pressure and 
part of the Central Valley. Nature. glucose screenings. Please plan to fast 2 hours prior to 
The team found that the key Clay vs. Sand having glucose checked. These blood pressure and glucose 
to distinguishing between Kim and her colleagues minutes) is followed by a evaluations can lead to prevention and early detection of the 
these underground sources believed the changes were Movies That Matter is the film panel discussion of the film “silent killer” diseases such as hypertension, heart disease, 
of water relates to patterns related to the different kinds series curated and presented and its impact, featuring the and diabetes. Health screenings will be held every second

in a collaborative partnership director/prodcuer Ann Kaneko

of sinking and rising ground of soils in the basin. Aquifers Wednesday of the month. Registration is not required.

between the student-led Caltech and Maximilian Christman,

levels in this heavily irrigated are confined by layers of stiff, Chinese Club – Tai Chi for Beginners

Y, Caltech Sustainability Caltech Sustainability Manager.

agricultural region. impermeable clay, whereas Thursday, April 14 at 10:30 AM at the Barth Community

Programs, Caltech Public The film won the Best

The Central Valley makes unconfined soil is looser. Room

Programming, and the Caltech Documentary Award at the up only 1% of U.S. farmland, When water is pumped Center for Inclusion and San Diego Asian Film Festival In the spirit of cultural exchange and appreciation of 
yet it grows an amazing from an aquifer, the clay Diversity. The films presented and it was nominated for the diversity, educational development, and community service,
40% of the nation’s table takes a while to compress all address current concerns Best Music Score at the IDA the Chinese Club of San Marino holds monthly lectures 
fruits, vegetables, and nuts in response to the weight in various realms of science, Documentary Awards in 2021. and workshops. This month’s topic is Tai Chi for Beginners. 

annually. Productivity of land mass pressing down as well as important matters of The film makers hope that Open to anyone interested in Chinese language and culture. 

like that is only possible from above. Unconfined social justice. the audience gain an Registration is required.

The Movies That Matter series appreciation of water and land

because farmers augment soil, on the other hand, The Great San Marino Egg Hunt! 

continues this Spring with a management and a clearer

the valley’s 5 to 10 inches (12 rises or falls more quickly in Saturday, April 16 from 9 AM – 12 PM at Lacy Park

virtual screening of the climate grasp of their impacts on

to 25 centimeters) of annual response to rain or pumping. Cost: Presale - $4 / Day of at Lacy Park - $6

crisis documentary “Manzanar, distant communities where 

rainfall with extensive The researchers created a Diverted: When Water water has been extracted for Bring your baskets and bunny ears! This fun-filled event 
groundwater pumping. In simple numerical model of Becomes Dust,” (Intersection their consumption. includes crafts, games, pictures with the bunnies, and a 
drought years, more than these two layers of soils in the Films, 2021), directed and While the screening is free, giant egg hunt! The first egg hunt begins at 10 AM sharp. 
80% of irrigation water Tulare Basin. By removing produced by Ann Kaneko and reservations are required. Pre-order wristbands for kids participating in the Egg Hunt 
comes from underground. the long-term subsidence produced by Jin Yoo-Kim, on For more information about now through April 14. Pre-ordered wristbands must be 
After decades of pumping, trend from the ground-level-Wednesday, April 20, at 6:00 the film and to reserve a spot, picked up at the Stoneman Building (1560 Pasqualito Dr.) 

underground water change data, they produced p.m. visit by April 15 at 11 AM. Wristband sales are non-refundable.

The virtual screening (84 series/movies-that-matter.

resources are dwindling. a dataset of only the month-Painting with Mom 
Wells in the Tulare Basin to-month variations. Their Saturday, April 23 at Lacy Park 
now must be drilled as model revealed that on this SMPD Recognizes Distracted Session 1: 10 AM; Session 2: 1 PM 
much as 3,500 feet (over time scale, virtually all of Cost: $25 for residents, $29 for non-residents 
1,000 meters) deep to find the ground-level change can Driving Awareness Month Create a Mother’s Day to remember at this outdoor paintingadequate water. There’s no be explained by changes in party led by a professional art instructor! Each participant 

way to measure exactly aquifers, not in the water April is Distracted Driving within 36 months of a prior will go home with a 9” x 12” canvas masterpiece that is 
how much water remains table. Awareness Month. The San conviction for the same ready for hanging. Children ages 7 and up are welcome 
underground, but managers For example, in spring, Marino Police Department offense will result in a point to attend with their moms – or their dads, grandmothers, 
need to make the wisest use there’s little rainfall in the will be actively looking for being added to one’s driving aunts, or any other figure who embodies the meaning of 
of whatever there is. That Central Valley, so the water drivers who are in violation record. what it means to be a mom in someone’s life. Supplies are 

involves monitoring whether table is usually sinking. But of the state’s hands-free cell If you need to make an limited, so register today! 
water is being drawn from runoff from snow in the phone law. Under current important phone call, send a 
aquifers or from loose soil, Sierra Nevada is recharging law, drivers are not allowed text message, read an email, South Pas Library Stage Line 

known as the water table. In the aquifers, and that causes to hold a phone or electronic or need to get directions, 
this large region with tens the ground level to rise. communication device please pull over safely prior Up for Eclectic Music Festival 
of thousands of unmetered When rainfall is causing while operating a vehicle. to doing so. 

is an eclectic progressive 

wells, the only practical way the water table to rise, if the This includes talking, Funding for distracted 

The South Pasadena Public instrumental group based

to do that is by using satellite aquifers are compressing texting, or using an driving enforcement is 

Library announced Thursday out of Los Angeles that

data. at the same time from application. Using a provided by a grant from the 

its exciting and diverse line performs toe-tapping,

A research team from NASA’s being pumped during the handheld cell phone while California Office of Traffic 

up for the Eclectic Music make-your-body-move

Jet Propulsion Laboratory preceding dry season, the driving is punishable by a Safety through the National 

Festival, including Kazan music. They weave together

in Southern California and ground level will fall. The fine. Violating the hands-Highway Traffic Safety 

Taiko, the South Pasadena influences from bluegrass,

the U.S. Department of model correctly reproduced free law for a second time Administration. 

High School Jazz Ensemble, world, Latin jazz, reggae,

Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley the effects of weather events 

Other Mother Brother Band, rock, funk and classicalLaboratory in Northern like heavy rainfalls in the Registration Opens for 2022 and Brahms’ Third Racket. music to form their unique

California set out to create winter of 2016-17. It also 

According to organizers, sound that has delighted 

a method that would do matched the small amount 

Pasadena Senior Games the festivities is set to begin audiences from Southern 

exactly that. They attacked of available data from wells 

on April 30 at 4:00 p.m. on California to Yosemite to

the problem by combining and GPS. lifestyles for older adults 

the Library Stage in front Colorado. No two shows


data on water loss from Kim pointed out that Athletes 50 to 99 through education, 

of the Library Community are alike as each of these

and the spirited competition

NASA’s Gravity Recovery the new model can be and over Invited to 

of sports,” said Akila Gibbs, Room located at 1115 El five stellar musicians gets 

and Climate Experiment repurposed to represent 

Participate executive director of the Centro Street in South a chance to shine in the

(GRACE) and GRACE other agricultural regions 

Pasadena Senior Center. “These Pasadena, CA. The Library spotlight. The band boasts a

Follow-On with

satellites where groundwater use remarkable athletes are shining Stage performances are two-time Bass Player of thedata on ground-level changes needs to be better monitored. After a two-year hiatus due to examples of the benefits of an made possible by funding Year and nominations forfrom a ESA (European Space With a planned launch COVID, adults ages 50 to 99 active lifestyle that embraces 

from the Friends of the Best Instrumental Band and

Agency) Sentinel-1 satellite. in 2023, the NASA-ISRO and over are invited to show off health and vitality. We’re so 

South Pasadena Public Best Instrumental Album

Ground-level changes in (Indian Space Research their athletic skills during the happy the Senior Games are 

Library, Inc. (LA Music Awards).

this region are often related Organisation) Synthetic 28th Pasadena Senior Games, back.” 

The Library Stage 7:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. –

to water loss because when Aperture Radar (NISAR) a series of 15 competitive Another way to participate in 

Performance Schedule is as Brahms’ Third Racket:

sporting events ranging from the Pasadena Senior Games is

ground is drained of water, it mission will measure 

archery to track and field to volunteer for positions that follows: Brahms’ Third Racket plays

eventually slumps together changes in ground level at 

in June and July. Previous include registering athletes, 4:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. -a unique type of alternative 

and sinks into the spaces even higher resolution than 

competition experience is not timing, scoring, manning Kazan Taiko: Kazan Taiko rock; their live shows 

where water used to be – a Sentinel-1. Researchers 

required. water stations and more. is the Japanese taiko feature original videos,process called subsidence. will be able to combine Beginning April 20, athletes Volunteers of all ages may ensemble group from the which play in sync with the

The Tulare Basin is subsiding NISAR’s dataset with data are encouraged to visit: call Renee Uriarte at 626-University of Southern band’s performance. Thedrastically: The current from GRACE Follow-On in and 685-6724 or email reneeu@ 

California. Since 2002, this combination of videos and 

rate is about one foot (0.3 this model for the benefit of click on Activities & Events, 

ensemble has been sharing music provide an immersive 

meters) of sinkage per year. agriculture around the globe. then Senior Games to register In addition to online classes, 

the Japanese-American art audience experience.

But from one month to the “We’re heading toward a for the athletic competitions onsite events and other 

that will take place in the activities, members and form of traditional Japanese Brahms’ Third Racket is 

next, the ground may drop, really beautiful marriage 

Pasadena area. Fees are $35 nonmembers of the Pasadena drumming (taiko). Their made up of Warren Wellen,

rise or stay the same. What’s between remote sensing and 

per participant plus individual Senior Center are encouraged interpretation includes both R. Matthew Carroll, David 

more, these changes don’t numerical models to bring 

event fees. to visit the website regularly traditional and modern Rodgers, and Mary Ann 

always line up with expected everything together,” Kim 

“Every year the Pasadena for a monthly magazine, free influences of dance, music, Pelino. causes. For example, after said. Senior Games promotes healthy food delivery for older adults and culture. The South Pasadena Public 
in need, COVID updates 5:00 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. - South Library is located at 1100 

specifically for older adults and 

Pasadena High School Oxley Street in South 


Jazz Ensemble: Hometown Pasadena. Visit the Library

The center, at 85 E. Holly 

favorite, the South Pasadena website for information

St., is an independent, 

High School Jazz Ensemble, about services and programs.

donor-supported nonprofit

organization that has served led by Howard Crawford, The Library is open Monday, 
older adults for more than 60 features 21 talented students Friday, Saturday 10:00 
years. During the pandemic, performing jazz classics a.m.– 6:00 p.m., Tuesday,
doors are open for social from the big band era. Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 
services and other critical 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. – a.m.– 8:00 p.m. and Sundayservices for older adults in Other Mother Brother 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. 


Band: Other Mother Brother For more information visit:

In accordance with Pasadena 

Band, founded in 2008,

Public Health Department 
guidelines, proof of COVID 
vaccination is required for 
everyone who uses the fitness 
center or attends onsite 
activities indoors. Masks are 

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