Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, May 14, 2022

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Bill to Curb Noise Pollution Tournament Releases NASA InSight RecordsPasses Senate Committee Community Impact Report Monster Quake on Mars 

Senate Bill 1079, a measure local jurisdictions to use 

for years to come.” 

introduced by State Senator sound-activated enforcement 

Estimated to be The large quake comes

Anthony Portantino to devices to capture vehicle 

as InSight is facing new 

monitor noise pollution noise levels that exceed legal magnitude 5, the challenges with its solarby using sound activated limits. Under California quake is the biggest panels, which power thedevices, passed the Senate Vehicle Code, exhaust noise mission. As InSight’s

ever detected on

Judiciary Committee last is limited to 95 decibels 

location on Mars enters 

week. Streets for All, a (dbA) for vehicles and another planet. winter, there’s more dust in nonprofit organization that 80 dbA for motorcycles. the air, reducing available

advocates for street safety, is However, vehicle owners can

 NASA’s InSight Mars lander sunlight. On May 7, 2022,

a sponsor of the measure. install new exhaust systems 

has detected the largest the lander’s available energy

“Although there are or make other vehicle 

quake ever observed on fell just below the limit that 

regulations in place for modifications that change 

another planet: an estimated triggers safe mode, where the 

vehicles that contribute to the level of sound produced Football Playoff Foundation 

magnitude 5 temblor that spacecraft suspends all but

harmful noise pollution, there by their vehicle. These illegal Impacting people to provide teacher grants 

occurred on May 4, 2022, the most essential functions.

is no universal procedure to modifications are accessible through charitable totaling $340,000 over two the 1,222nd Martian day, This reaction is designed monitor and enforce these and easily installed at any giving, volunteerism years to Pasadena Unified or sol, of the mission. This to protect the lander and restrictions,” stated Senator in-home garage, resulting School District teachers.

and community adds to the catalog of more may occur again as available

Portantino. “Loud modified in much louder noise Investing in the community: 

than 1,313 quakes InSight power slowly decreases.

exhaust systems harm the disruptions than would be involvement Addressed COVID-19 

has detected since landing on After the lander completed

health and wellbeing of those allowed by law. relief and local needs by

Pasadena Tournament of Mars in November 2018. The its prime mission at the 

around them. SB 1079 is an “Noise pollution is a public contributing $100,000 to largest previously recorded end of 2020, meeting its

Roses Association, known for

effective way to reduce noise health hazard shown to nine Pasadena-based food quake was an estimated original science goals,

the Rose Parade presented by

and pollution and improve increase risks of heart pantries, which distributed

Honda and Rose Bowl Game, magnitude 4.2 detected Aug. NASA extended the mission

the quality of life in our disease, high blood pressure, more than 2,912,180 pounds 

released a Community 25, 2021. through December 2022. 

communities.” low birth weight, and other of food in 2020.

Impact Report last week that InSight was sent to Mars JPL manages InSight for

Noise pollution is an physical, cognitive, and Strengthening community

shows their commitment to with a highly sensitive NASA’s Science Mission 

unwanted or disturbing emotional issues,” stated business partnerships:

serving the community. seismometer, provided by Directorate. InSight is 

sound that causes adverse Michael Schneider, Founder Partnered with the

“With many challenges, 2020 France’s Centre National part of NASA’s Discovery

reactions for humans and of Streets for All. “SB 1079 and 2021 were unprecedented City of Pasadena and d’Études Spatiales (CNES), to Program, managed by the other living creatures. Loud would automatically enforce various community-

years. While the COVID-19 study the deep interior of the agency’s Marshall Space 

noises in the street can existing noise limits and based organizations,

pandemic may have resulted planet. As seismic waves pass Flight Center in Huntsville,

disrupt walking or cycling combat the rise in noise from including Day One and

in a canceled parade and through or reflect off material Alabama. Lockheed Martin 

and may lead to hearing loss. illegally modified mufflers the Pasadena Community

relocated game in 2021, in Mars’ crust, mantle, and Space in Denver built the

They also pose dangers to while protecting vulnerable Coalition, to promote the

the Pasadena Tournament core, they change in ways InSight spacecraft, including

physical and cognitive health. Californians. With a City’s #VaccinatePasadena 

of Roses Association still that seismologists can study its cruise stage and lander,

Exposure to loud sounds has first violation warning, initiative.

had momentous years to determine the depth and and supports spacecraft 

been shown to raise levels of exemptions for those unable Creating experiences that 

and continued to have a composition of these layers. operations for the mission. 

stress hormones, including to pay the fines, buffer periods make a difference: Partnered

significant social impact,” What scientists learn about A number of European 

cortisol, adrenaline, and between violations, and with the Mexican Consulate 

said Executive Director/CEO the structure of Mars can partners, including CNES 

noradrenaline. Chronically allocating funds generated in Los Angeles and The 

of the Pasadena Tournament help them better understand and the German Aerospace

high levels of these from tickets to implement Lucille & Edward R. Roybal 

of Roses David Eads. “If there the formation of all rocky Center (DLR), are supporting

hormones can impact heart traffic calming measures, this Foundation to host the first

is anything we have learned worlds, including Earth and the InSight mission. CNES

disease, hypertension, stroke, bill protects the privacy of all and second annual Día de los

from the past two years, it its Moon. provided the Seismic

immune responses, and Californians and eliminates Muertos Art competitions,

is that this Association is a A magnitude 5 quake Experiment for Interior 

cognitive functioning. the risk of harm to those awarding $12,000 in 

cornerstone of the Pasadena-is a medium-size quake Structure (SEIS) instrument

SB 1079 would authorize most vulnerable.” scholarships and prizes. 

area community. Our local compared to those felt on to NASA, with the principal

The Rose Parade and the

impact, volunteering and Earth, but it’s close to the investigator at IPGPPolice Looking for Suspect investing in our community Rose Bowl Game, two upper limit of what scientists (Institut de Physique du 

world-class events enjoyed 

remain critical components hoped to see on Mars during Globe de Paris). Significantthat Set a Victim on Fire of our work.” by millions around the InSight’s mission. The contributions for SEIS came 

world, are the result of our

The Pasadena police are The engagement and impact science team will need to from IPGP; the Max Planck 

spirit of giving put into 

asking for the public’s help efforts include developing study this new quake further Institute for Solar System 

action. Utilizing the highly

finding a suspect(s) wanted and implementing before being able to provide Research (MPS) in Germany;

visible platform of America’s

in connection with the programs around enhancing details such as its location, the Swiss Federal Institute of

New Year Celebration®,

murder of a man set on fire. educational opportunities, the nature of its source, and Technology (ETH Zurich) in

the Tournament of Roses

According to police, investing in the community, what it might tell us about Switzerland; Imperial 

continues to invest and 

on January 1, 2021, at strengthening community the interior of Mars. College London and Oxford 

engage in communities at the 

approximately 8:00 a.m., business partnerships, and “Since we set our University in the United

local, regional and national 

officers from the Pasadena creating experiences that seismometer down in Kingdom; and JPL. DLR


police responded to the make a difference. Examples December 2018, we’ve been provided the Heat Flow and

For the complete 2020-2021

700 block of Rockwood Rd. include: waiting for ‘the big one,’” Physical Properties Package

Community Impact Report,

regarding a “Man Down” Enhancing educational said Bruce Banerdt, InSight’s (HP3) instrument, with 

please visit:

call. Upon arrival, officers follow-up investigation opportunities: Partnered with principal investigator at significant contributions


located 30-year old Ulises revealed Nieto-Cabrera was the Pasadena Educational NASA’s Jet Propulsion from the Space Research


Nieto-Cabrera (pictured) intentionally targeted and set Foundation and College Laboratory in Southern Center (CBK) of the Polish 


bloodied and suffering from on fire. California, which leads the Academy of Sciences and 
severe burns. Nieto-Cabrera, Detectives have acquired mission. “This quake is sure Astronika in Poland. Spain’s 
a Salvadorian national and Reward Increased in to provide a view into the Centro de Astrobiología

new information and know 

Los Angeles resident, was there are people whom planet like no other. Scientists (CAB) supplied the 
transported to a local hospital possess intimate knowledge Murder of Altadena Boy will be analyzing this data to temperature and wind 
in grave condition. He later about Nieto-Cabrera’s learn new things about Mars sensors. 
succumbed to his injuries. murder. The Los Angeles County Board old Salvador Esparza III in

 Detectives from the Pasadena The Pasadena Police of Supervisors approved a Altadena. 
Police Department’s Robbery motion Tuesday to extend and The motion was made by Lake Avenue Church to

Department is urging anyone 

increase the reward amount Supervisor Kathryn Barger.

/ Homicide Unit have been with information regarding 

offered for information leading Esparza was shot while standing Install New Senior Pastor

tenaciously conducting this murder to contact the 

to the identification and on the porch of a home in

following up investigation Pasadena Police at (626) 744

arrest of the person involved unincorporated Altadenasince January 1, 2021. The 4241. in the murder of four-year-on July 5, 2016. Emergency Members of the Lake 

Avenue Church announced

responders found him lying onthe porch with a single gunshot Wednesday that the 

wound to his head. Reverend Dr. Mathew 

“My heart aches for John (pictured) is set to be 
Salvador’s family, their loss is formally installed as the new 
unimaginable,” Barger said. senior pastor of Pasadena’s 
“This innocent preschooler Lake Avenue Church on 
was robbed of his potential and 

Sunday, May 15, at the 9:30

future. I’ve doubled the reward 

a.m. service. A reception 
amount from $25,000 to $50,000 

will follow the service.

with the hope that it will lead to

 “Matthew brings a unique,

the arrest of the perpetrator of

this terrible crime.” innovative perspective 
Pasadena Mayor Victor Gordo that both builds on the 
shared his sentiments as well. legacy of the church and 
“Thank you, Supervisor Barger, also integrates new ideas,” 

cinema and theology.

for your leadership and support Church Chair Dan Crichton 

Having resided in four

in not only extending, but also said. “This will enable Lake 

increasing the reward monies countries, he has had first-

Avenue to continue its 

to help identify and arrest those hand experience with 

rich tradition of service to 

responsible for the death of 4 different worldviews and

the local community and

year-old ‘Chavita’ Esparza. I hopes to use his unique

beyond. We look forward

am appealing to the public to experiences to minister 
step up and provide needed to celebrating the Lord’s to Lake Avenue Church’s 
information to help us solve the faithfulness to Lake Avenue 

diverse family, the local

horrific killing of this innocent Church as we mark this 

community, and the world.

little boy.” significant milestone in our 

Prior to accepting the

The murder is being 125-year-old history.” 

senior pastor position, John

investigated by the Los Angeles John is an electrical engineer 

County Sheriff ’s Department was Pastor of Missional

from India who pursued a

(LASD). Sergeant Dominick Outreach at the church. 

corporate career in Kuwait,

Recchia, a member of LASD’s In selecting John, the

then transitioned from

Homicide Bureau, encouraged church’s Pastoral Search

technology to theology in

anyone with information to step Committee felt that his

Canada. He earned a Master

forward. unconventional career path 

“Any bit of information related of Theological Studies 

had well prepared him to 

to this shooting is helpful and degree from the University 

lead in such a time as this. 

can be the missing link to of Toronto and a Ph.D. in 

For more information

solving this murder. We protect Intercultural Studies with 


the identity of all individuals a specialization in film 

Lake Avenue Church

who provide tips, so please don’t 

and theology from Fuller

hesitate to contact us. We won’t is located at 393 N. Lake

Theological Seminary in 

rest until the person responsible Avenue in Pasadena, at the

Pasadena. He has authored

for this senseless murder is corner of Lake Avenue and 

multiple books in the fields

arrested.” the 210 Freeway.

 LASD investigators believe of world religions, world 
the suspect is a gang member,
and that the shooting was 
gang-related. Investigators also 
believe that the young boy andhis family were not the intended 

 To report a tip or provideinformation call (323) 890-5500. 

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