Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, June 25, 2022

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Chamber Networking to Portantino Statement over 
hold Lunch and Breakfast SCOTUS Ruling on Gun Safety 

earlier. Also the cost of State Senator Anthony 

 The Pasadena Chamber workers has risen as has the Portantino released the 
announced their networking cost of food. following statement 
lunch and breakfast for Those paying quarterly can regarding this week’s 
July, events that have been save 10 percent and pay $95 Supreme Court’s decision 
drawing Chamber members per quarter. against New York’s 
and others since they Anyone not able to attend concealed-carry permitting 
restarted in February. must tell us before noon law. Thursday, Senator 

The Luncheon Alliance on the Monday prior to Portantino joined Attorney 
returned to Brookside Golf the event or forfeit your General Rob Bonta to 
Club (near the Rose Bowl) payment. We cannot credit announce Senate Bill 918, 
on the first Wednesday of for missed events as we California’s legislative 
each month at 11:30am. This must guarantee and pay for response to the courts 
month we will meet on July any meals in advance of the action. 
6th, at 11:30am. Dr. Seth meeting. “The SCOTUS decision 
moderates the meeting. Join All attendees must register is a setback for safety. I 
us to network, promote your and pay in advance. We am grateful that we had a 
business and reconnect with cannot accommodate plan in place to protect our 
Chamber friends. walk-in guests under any current and future legislative offenses that can trigger a 

The Connection Breakfast circumstances. gun control efforts. In the 10-year firearm ban, and 
is on the second Thursday of We cannot take any wake of the Texas tragedy creating an exemption to 
July at 7:30am at Brookside reservations after close of and the continued threat of firearm loan requirements 
at 1133 Rosemont Avenue. business on the Monday mass shootings, it’s a moral for the purposes of 
This month we meet on July prior to the event. We must imperative that California preventing suicide. The 
14th at 7:30 am. Dr. Dennis give the venues a solid count leads on this issue. I am same year, SB 376 was signed 
Buckley moderates the of attendees by the end of proud to be working with into law, which reduces 
event. business on Monday. the Attorney General and the number of firearms an 
Cost for the lunch and Brookside Golf Club is Governor Newsom on SB unlicensed individual is 
breakfast will be $35 for at 1133 Rosemont Avenue 918. It is critical legislation annually able to sell and the 
Pasadena Chamber members adjacent to the Rose Bowl. to strengthen our existing frequency with which they 

and $40 for non-members. There is FREE parking in the concealed carry laws to are able to sell. 

Costs must increase due to nearby Rose Bowl parking ensure every Californian In 2021, Senate Bill 715 
the significant cost increases lot. If you park on the street, is safe from gun violence. was signed into law, which 
in labor and food that the please be aware of time We must be diligent in enacts important gunvenues are experiencing. restrictions as you may get a addressing the gun violence purchase safeguards. This 
COVID cleaning protocols parking ticket. epidemic in our country year, Senator Portantino has 
are more labor intensive and For more information and and concealed carry laws authored SB 906, a measure 
take more time, so venues tickets for the event visit: are a key component of this that aims to prevent tragic 
have to bring workers in effort.” schools shootings and 
During his time in prioritizes student safety Feinstein to Sing Concert the Assembly, Senator by ensuring safe at-home 
Portantino successfully storage of firearms and July 9 Devoted to Gershwin banned the open carry quick, robust investigations 
of handguns and rifles in of imminent school threats. 

 Principal POPS Conductor many of the other songwriters 

California and as Senator, SB 1327, jointly authored 

Michael Feinstein puts down whose work I love to interpret 

the conducting baton and both through song, and now he raised the general gun with Senator Hertzberg this 
picks up the microphone for by conducting this wonderful purchase age in California year, is another major gun 
one night only to sing a full orchestra. I’ve done a few to twenty-one. In 2019, reform measure that offers a 
concert devoted to Gershwin other Gershwin concerts with Governor Newsom also new tool to combat the rise 
for Michael Feinstein Sings the Pasadena POPS, but this signed Senator Portantino’s in gun violence and save lives 
Gershwin on Saturday, July one will be different in that SB 172. The bill enacted a – a private right of action. 

9 at the Los Angeles County I’ll be singing some classic 

slate of significant provisions Governor Gavin Newsom 

Arboretum. An old-fashioned arrangements that haven’t been 

related to firearms storage by is the official sponsor of the 

crooner with luxuriant vocals heard in many years, some new 

broadening criminal storage legislation. 

that meld the traditions of old approaches to pieces and also a 

crimes, adding criminal For more information visit: 

and new, Feinstein has been few premieres.” 

dubbed the “Ambassador of the – Michael Feinstein. storage offenses to those 
Great American Songbook” for All concerts are held at the Los 
his preserving, presenting and Angeles County Arboretum 
interpreting of that seminal and Botanic Gardens. Grounds 

Free July Movies at the

body of work. The multi-open for picnicking and dining 
platinum-selling, two-time at 5:30pm and performances Pasadena Senior CenterEmmy and five-time Grammy begin at 7:30pm. Don’t miss 
Award-nominated entertainer the best outdoor dinner party 
has curated an evening in town with spacious circular Friday movie matinees and Olivia Newton-John 
celebrating Gershwin as only table seating with fine linens, will be shown July 1 to 29 – Friday, July 1, at 1 p.m. 
Feinstein can with “Nice Work or lawn seating for those who at 1 p.m. at the Pasadena Good girl Sandy and greaser 
if You Can Get It,” “Fascinating want to bring a blanket – each Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Danny have a summer 
Rhythm,” “Embraceable You,” option carries on the tradition 

St., including throwbacks teenage romance but Danny 

and Bess, Got with your 

“Porgy ”“I of picnic-dining to the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s is not exactly truthful about 

Rhythm” and much more. family and friends listening to 

plus an ‘80s film about a his background and interests 

 Presenting this body of work the San Gabriel Valley’s premier 

Naval fighter pilot and a ‘90s – until autumn when they 

is especially poignant for orchestra! Among many venue 
Feinstein, who is the undeniable amenities, concert goers can film that is one of the most discover they now go to the 
expert on the Gershwins, enjoy pre-ordered gourmet successful science fiction same high school. 
having started his career as Ira box dinners for on-site pickup movies of all time. “Independence Day” (1996, 
Gershwin’s archivist. In typical just steps from their table or a Seating will be limited and PG-13) starring Will Smith 
Feinstein fashion, the program variety of food truck options. registration will be accepted and Bill Pullman – Friday, 
will share not only the music The Arboretum is located at 301 on a first-come, first-served July 8, at 1 p.m. Space aliens 
of Gershwin, but personal North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, basis. Each member of the are coming to invade and 

Tickets are on sale now, 

anecdotes recalling the life and CA. Pasadena Senior Center may destroy Earth in a battle 

times of George and Ira. and are available by calling the 

reserve one additional seat of superior technology vs. 

 “Mr. Gershwin (Ira) taught box office at (626) 793-7172, 

for a nonmember guest. mankind’s greatest weapon: 

me most of what I know about online at PasadenaSymphonyinterpreting 
these classic songs or at the Arboretum “Grease” (1978, PG) the will to survive. 

and also introduced me to on concert days. starring John Travolta “The Sandlot” (1993, PG) 
starring Tom Guiry and 
Mike Vitar – Friday, July 15, 

San Marino 4th of July Celebration 

at 1 p.m. In the summer of 
1962, a new kid in town is 

Pre-sale cost: Residents $5 / Non-Residents $15 
You’re invited to attend this beloved patriotic event, featuring food trucks, a fun zone, parade, taken under the wing of a 
entertainment, and an exciting fireworks display! young baseball prodigy and 

 This is a ticketed event and wristbands are required for adults and youth over 2 years old. Wristband rowdy team, resulting in 
are on sale now. For detailed information on wristbands, visit : For many adventures. 
general information, call (626) 943-2627. “A League of their Own” 

(1992, PG) starring Geena 
Davis and Tom Hanks – 
Friday, July 22, at 1 p.m. In 
this fictionalized account of 
the World War II-era All-
American Girls Professional 
Baseball League, two sisters 
join the league and struggle 
to help it succeed despite 
their own growing rivalry. 

 “Top Gun” (1986, PG) 
starring Tom Cruise and 
Kelly McGillis – Friday, July 
29, at 1 p.m. As students at 
the Naval Fighter Weapons 
School in San Diego 
compete to be the best in the 
class, one daring young pilot 
learns a few things from a 
civilian instructor that are 
not taught in the classroom. 

 To register for any or 
all of the movies or for 
more information, visit: 
pasadenaseniorcenter.organd click on Activities & 
Events, then Friday Movie 
Matinee or call 626-7954331. 

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

San Marino UpcomingEvents & Programming 


Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28 at 10:30 AM atChildren’s Area, Library

 Storytime features activities that will promote early literacyand lifelong learning through songs, bounces, fingerplays,
and books. Toddler Storytime occurs weekly on Mondaythrough June 27. Baby Lapsit Storytime occurs weekly onTuesday through July 5. Registration is not required.
Brain Aerobics & Lip ReadingMonday, June 27 from 12:30 – 2:30 PM;
Tuesday, June 28 from 9:30 – 11:30 AM at the BarthCommunity Room

 This popular class led by Francine Katz (MA, SLP, & CCC)
concentrates on lip reading and memory. She provides seniorsa fun way to fight the common problems of diminishedhearing and memory as people age. Registration is notrequired, but regular attendance at sessions is encouraged.
Internet Safety Month

 June is Internet Safety Month. The National Center forMissing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) will be hostinga free webinar on June 28 from 8:00 AM - 1:15 PM (PST),
regarding internet and technology safety. If you areinterested in attending, you may register via the followingwebsite:
MeetingsLibrary Board of Trustees MeetingMonday, June 27 at 8 AM; TeleconferenceDesign Review CommitteeWednesday, July 6 at 6 PM; TeleconferenceCity Council MeetingWednesday, July 13 at 6 PM; Teleconference or San MarinoCenter 
4th of July CelebrationPre-sale cost: Residents $5 / Non-Residents $15

Don't forget to buy your wristbands for the 4th of JulyCelebration! Wristbands are on sale now through July 3. Thisis a ticketed event and wristbands are required for adults andyouth over 2 years old. For detailed information on where tobuy wristbands, visit For 
general information, call (626) 943-2627.

 Parking for the event is allowed on residential streets, solong as there are no red zones or 'No Parking' signs posted.
Reminder: Hide it, Lock it, or Keep it! To avoid vehicle break-
ins, hide all valuables or keep them with you. For more 
information on event parking, visit:
The U.S. House of Representatives designated July asParks and Recreation month!

 Next month we’re bringing attention to how important it isto “rise up and support parks and recreation”, because everyday, parks and recreation professionals rise up in service fortheir communities. San Marino’s Parks and Public Works 
Department and Community Services Department workcollaboratively year-round to maintain and showcase ourcommunities crown jewel backyard – Lacy Park! Becausethere’s so much fun stuff going on, a quick reference activitycalendar was created at:
Feel the Splash of Summer!

 The Recreation Division is pleased to bring back the summeraquatics program at the San Marino High School pool! Thisyear’s program includes Group and Private Swim Lessons,
Open Swim, and Adult Lap Swim & Water Walking. Viewdetails and the pool schedule at: search"aquatics." 

Mars Orbiter to Show One 
Last Rainbow-Colored Maps 

which represents a “strip” 336 

 The map, to be released 

miles (540 kilometers) long by 6 in batches over six miles (10 kilometers) wide that 
months, covers the vast was captured as MRO passed 
majority of the planet, overhead. The resolution is 

lower than CRISM maps made 

revealing dozens of 

from targeted observations 

minerals found on its 

because the data was acquired surface. with the instrument looking 
straight down, a different 

 Scientists are about to get a 

imaging strategy designed to 

new look at Mars, thanks to 

cover much more of the planet. 

a multicolored 5.6-gigapixel 

 To acquire its data, CRISM 

map. Covering 86 percent of 

used two spectrometers, one 

the Red Planet’s surface, the 

of which was designed with 

map reveals the distribution 

three cryocoolers to keep 

of dozens of key minerals. By 

temperatures low so that it 

looking at mineral distribution, 

could more clearly detect 

scientists can better understand 

the longest wavelengths of 

Mars’ watery past and can 

reflected solar infrared light. 

prioritize which regions need 

Used in succession, the last of 

to be studied in more depth. 

these cryocoolers completed its 

 The first portions of this 

lifecycle in 2017, limiting the 

map were released by NASA’s 

instrument’s capabilities to view 

Planetary Data System. Over 

visible wavelengths. So this will 

the next six months, more will 

be CRISM’s last map covering 

be released, completing one of 

the instrument’s full wavelength 

the most detailed surveys of 

range. The instrument is now 

the Martian surface ever made. 

in a standby mode and may 

(Read more about these map 

record data a few more times 


in the coming months before 

 NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance 

being decommissioned. 

Orbiter, or MRO, has been 

 One last map will be released 

mapping minerals on the 

within the year, covering visible 

Red Planet for 16 years, with 

wavelengths and focusing only 

its Compact Reconnaissance 

on iron-bearing minerals; 

Imaging Spectrometer for 

this will have twice the spatial 

Mars, or CRISM. 

resolution of the latest map.

 Using detectors that see visible 

 “The CRISM investigation has 

and infrared wavelengths, the 

been one of the crown jewels 

CRISM team has previously 

of NASA’s MRO mission,” said 

produced high-resolution 

Richard Zurek, the mission’s 

mineral maps that provide 

project scientist at NASA’s 

a record of the formation of 

Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 

the Martian crust and where 

Southern California. “Analyses 

and how it was altered by 

based on these final maps will 

water. These maps have been 

provide new insights into the 

crucial to helping scientists 

history of Mars for many years 

understand how lakes, streams, 

to come.” 

and groundwater shaped the 

 MRO is led by JPL, which is a 

planet billions of years ago. 

division of Caltech in Pasadena. 

NASA has also used CRISM’s 

CRISM is led by Johns Hopkins 

maps to select landing sites 

University’s Applied Physics 

for other spacecraft, as with 


Jezero Crater, where NASA’s 

 For more information or to see 

Perseverance rover is exploring 

the maps, visit: 

an ancient river delta. 

mro and

 The first piece of this new map 


includes 51,000 images, each of 


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