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ALTADENA - SOUTH PASADENA - SAN MARINO Mountain Views News Saturday, November 26, 2022 
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Caltech Welcomes PMA San Marino Upcoming Pasadena One City, OneDivision Operations Officer Events & Programming Story 2023 Nominee List

 The Caltech Division of 
Physics, Mathematics and 
Astronomy (PMA) recently 
welcomed Shawna Silesky as 
its new division operations 
officer (DOO), charged 
with overseeing operations, 
finances, human resources, and 
other crucial administrative 

 Fiona Harrison, the Harold 

A. Rosen Professor of Physics business. 
and the Kent and Joyce Tree Lighting Ceremony & Need help registering? We’re 
Kresa Leadership Chair Mayor’s Reception here to help! Contact us at 
of the Division of Physics, December 9, 2022, Friday (626) 403-2200. 

Mathematics and Astronomy, available in a constrained fiscal 

Time: 4:30 – 7:00 PM Apply for the Traffic Task 

environment to best serve the 

said Silesky “brings extensive Location: Huntington Drive Force 

experience from years of division as a whole and ensure 

& San Marino Avenue The City of San Marino 

administration in academic that its faculty can focus on 

The city will light up the big is pleased to announce the 
research environments” that their research and teaching trees, the Holiday House Bus creation of a Traffic Task Force 

instead of on the administrative 

are especially well suited to Stop, City Hall, and the Rotary to support the City’s continued uplifting, a sweeping, 

advancing PMA division burden associated with those 

Clock Tower. Santa and Mrs. efforts to keep San Marino safe. 

Join the Pasadena Public ambitious and invigorating 

priorities. missions. Claus will arrive at 5 PM by The City Council directed the 

 She also aims to foster an Library as they reveal the story about family, 

 Silesky, who has more than 20 fire truck. Enjoy hot dogs, Public Safety Commission to 

years of professional expertise environment that provides 2023 One City, One Story friendship, hope and destiny 

hot chocolate, cider, holiday create the Task Force of civic-

at the intersections of finance, employees “a sense of inclusivity cookies, roaming Carolers, minded community members book selections on the that encourages us to live life 
research, and operations, comes and the knowledge that they festive selfie stations, and kid’s to address traffic issues and library’s YouTube channel to the fullest. 

have a voice. It’s an important 

to Caltech from Children’s crafts. Event is FREE. Everyone concerns of inclusion in San at: L. A. Weather by María 

Hospital Los Angeles. There, part of leadership to create and 

is welcome. Marino in an action-oriented, pasadenalibrary. Amparo Escandón 
she most recently served as maintain a unified workplace. Light Up San Marino results-driven way. The Task The announcement will take Storm clouds are on the 

Equity and inclusivity are not 

administrative director of Do you have the most Force will be comprised of a place Wednesday Dec. 21, 4 horizon in L.A. Weather, a 

the Division of Research on buzzwords—they’re something 

festive home or business in City Council Member, as a p.m. fun, fast-paced novel of a Children, Youth and Families, you have to engage in for town? Enter our Second liaison, members of each of 

faculty, staff, and students.” Now in its 21th year, One Mexican-American family. 

overseeing all financial and Annual Holiday Decorating the Public Safety Departments 

 Silesky oversees on-campus City, One Story is designed Love & Saffron: A Novel of 

operational activity within the Contest! This contest is open (Police, Fire, and Parks & 

division as well as the teams staff, who support 75 faculty to broaden and deepen an Friendship, Food, and Love 

to San Marino residents and Public Works), a member of 

that manage grant funding for researchers, as well as additional appreciation of reading and by Kim Fay 

businesses. Register your home the Public Safety Commission, 

research faculty and staff. She staff members working at or business online between a representative of the San literature and to promote An elixir for our times as it 
previously served as director of affiliated sites such as LIGO’s November 20 and December Marino Unified School District, tolerance and understanding speaks to the power of food 
financial operations at the UC Washington and Louisiana 11. Entries will be placed on the and at least two members of the of differing points of view by to communicate friendship 

operations, the Palomar 

Riverside School of Medicine Holiday Decorating Contest community. recommending a compelling and create a curiosity about 

Observatory, and the Owens 

and as the chief financial officer map, active on December 12. Interested individuals are book that engages the worlds unlike our own. in the Department of Medicine Valley Radio Observatory. She Drive around town to see the invited to submit an application community in conversation. Sparks Like Stars by Nadia 

at UC Irvine, where she spent joins the ranks of the Institute’s 

other DOOs, including David entries, or view a photo of each no later than 5 PM December In March or April, the One Hashimi most of her career. on Facebook. Then, vote for 14. 

City, One Story programs An Afghan American 

 She said the broad scope of Warren (BBE), Grace Liang-your favorite entries by “liking” For the application and more 

the job requires flexibility: “I Franco (CCE), Marionne them on Facebook. The top begin, with all sorts of woman returns to Kabul to 

information on the task force 

Epalle (EAS), Aleen Boladian 


know which hats I’ll three photos with the most visit: cooperative sessions being learn the truth about her 

be wearing on a given day. (GPS), and Candace Younger Facebook likes will receive a Upcoming Meetings offered. There are often book family and the tragedy that 
I might be in a basement (HSS). yard sign and gift card to a Library Board of Trustees discussions throughout the destroyed their lives in this 

 Silesky said the position 

addressing construction local business, and the Mayor’s Monday, November 28 at 8:00 community, in churches, brilliant and compelling 

presents a set of complex yet 

considerations, reviewing bids, Award winner will receive a AM; Teleconference and Barth stores, and libraries. Colleges novel. 

working with student affairs critical responsibilities, which 

yard sign and a gift card to The Room at Crowell Public Library and schools sponsor related Search by Michelle 

on an educational program, or is part of its appeal: “I’ve always 

Huntington Store. The Mayor Design Review Committee events like panel discussions, Huneven 

taken on positions that are 

working with the finance team 
extreme challenges—to me, of San Marino will award the Wednesday, December 7 at 6:00 art shows, concerts, or A sharp and funny novel on complex financial matters.” grand prize for creativity and PM; Teleconference and Barth 

that’s exciting. It keeps me lectures. Everyone gets of a congregational search 

 She adds that the key aim of holiday spirit to a home or Room at Crowell Public Library 

the position is to make the most on my toes and ensures that I involved. In support, the committee, told as a memoir 
of the staffing and resources always keep learning.” Pasadena Public Library with recipes. Pasadena Small Business buys 200-300 copies of the Wish You Were Here by Jodi 
book; usually the schools get Picoult Caltech Stargazing Lecture Holiday Season Campaign another hundred or so, and A story of resilience and the 

Pasadena City College has triumph of the human spirit. 
Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics The City of Pasadena and Pasadena’s authentic, local many copies available for The Lincoln Highway by 
The Invisible Atmospheres of Galaxies Visit Pasadena have announced flavor while shopping for gifts their students as well. Amor Towles 
Iryna Butsky, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of this year’s holiday season and dining out.” This year’s Nominees are: A stylish and propulsive 
campaign, “Authentically “The ‘Authentically Yours, The Bohemians by Jasmin novel set in 1950s America. 

Astrophysics, Caltech 

Yours, Pasadena,” to celebrate Pasadena’ campaign amplifies Darznik (pictured) Spanning just ten days and 

Friday, December 2, 2022 

small and independent local the people, places and great A novel of one of told from multiple points of 

7:00pm to 9:00pm 

businesses. The campaign kicks finds that give Pasadena 

 Stargazing is dependent on clear weather, but lecture and America’s most celebrated view. 

off on Small Business Saturday its vibrancy and personal 

Q&A happen regardless. Event will occur in-person, with today, with welcome stations flavor,” said David Klug, photographers, Dorothea The Nickel Boys by Colson 
lecture and Q&A additionally live-streamed on YouTube. at small businesses across the City of Pasadena’s economic Lange, exploring the wild Whitehead 

Galaxies are dynamic, evolving objects consisting of stars, city to inspire visitors and development director. years in San Francisco Colson Whitehead 
gas, and dark matter, and are as diverse as the people on this community members to shop Welcome Station Locations that awakened her career-brilliantly dramatizes 
planet. In order to understand why galaxies look the way small and dine local. Welcome Civic Center Area defining grit, compassion another strand of American 

they do and why some die (stop forming new stars) while stations will be stocked with FrenchiFornia, 247 E. Colorado and daring. history through the story of 
others thrive, it is important to understand the environment canvas shopping totes, gifted on Blvd. Lost and Found in Paris by two boys unjustly sentenced 

a first-come, first-served basis. College Commercial Area Lian Dolan (pictured) to a hellish reform school in 

in which they live. In this lecture, I will discuss how galactic 

 “Pasadena is lucky to have so Daisy Mint, 1218 E. Colorado 

atmospheres (referred to as the circumgalactic medium) The ultimate escapist Jim Crow-era Florida. Based 

many wonderful locally-owned Blvd. are key to understanding galaxy evolution, and perhaps, shops and eateries that make Bubble Puff & Tea, 1543 E. adventure in Paris, told on the real story of a reform 

our own existence in the Milky Way. I will highlight recent this city a beloved gathering Colorado Blvd. with wit, style and touch of school that operated for 111 
observations, taken with the Hubble Space Telescope, that place for celebrations, special East Washington intrigue in the mysterious years and warped the lives of 
challenge existing theoretical models and discuss possible events, and seasonal festivities,” Lavender & Honey, 1383 E. world of art. thousands of children. 
solutions from recent research. said Kristin McGrath, executive Washington Blvd. The Measure by Nikki For more information 

 For remote viewers, the event will be live-streamed on director of Visit Pasadena. Southern Roots Gifts, 1387 E. Erlick about each title visit: 
Youtube “During this joyful season, Washington Blvd. Enchanting and deeply 
we encourage visitors and Sidecca, 1389 E. Washington 

7:00–7:30 p.m. - Public Lecture 

our Pasadena community to Blvd. 

7:30–9:00 p.m. - Panel Q&A and Guided Stargazing 

support local talented makers Hastings Commercial Area Congressman Schiff on 

 For more information visit: 

and curators. Come experience Good Luck Wine Shop, 3225 E. 
Foothill Blvd. 

Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Han’s Beauty Shoppe, 3644 
Foothill Blvd. 
HeArt (South Fair Oaks Health Congressman Adam 

& Arts Commercial Area) Schiff made the following 

Jones Coffee Roasters, 693 S. 

comments after House 

Raymond Ave. 

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said 

April Blooms, 14 E. Bellevue 

that she does not plan to Dr. seek a leadership position in 

Cervecería Del Pueblo, 141 W. 

Bellevue Dr., Suite 100 Congress. The move comes 
Lamanda Commercial Area after leading the Democratic 
Colores de Mexico, 2493 E. Party for almost 20 years. 
Colorado Blvd. “Nancy Pelosi is, without a 
My Pet Garden, 2245 E. doubt, the greatest Speaker 
Colorado Blvd. in our history. With the 
Lincoln Commercial Area narrowest of margins, she 

Highlight Coffee, 2071 Lincoln 

steered some of the most Ave. consequential legislation 

Semolina Artisanal Pasta, 1976 

in a generation through 

Lincoln Ave. 

Congress – expanding 

North Lake Commercial Area 

Roma Market, 918 N. Lake Ave. health care for millions, 

and our Golden State – and 

Pasadena Roots, 867 E. rebuilding our crumbling 

I am sure our caucus will 

Washington Blvd. infrastructure, guiding us 

continue to benefit from her 

Old Pasadena through a terrible pandemic 
Lather, 40 W. Colorado Blvd. and so much more. Her wisdom and guidance as we 

MAUM General Store, 13 enter this next chapter, and 

legacy as a legislator will 

Douglas Alley continue our fight for a freer, 

forever define our era, and 

Neon Retro Arcade, 28 S. fairer, and safer America for 

has improved the life of 

Raymond Ave. all. 

every American. 

Homage, 100 N. Fair Oaks Ave. “Those of us who know the 

“As a fellow Californian, I 

Playhouse District Speaker understand all that 

Banter & Bliss Candle Co., 450 have been fortunate to call 

she has sacrificed by putting 

E. Colorado Blvd. the Speaker a dear friend 
patriotism and duty above all 

Mercadito Monarca, 696 E. throughout my time in 

else. We owe her our deepest 

Colorado Blvd., Suite 19 Congress and have learned 

Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. gratitude for everything she 

so much from her invaluable 

has done, and everything 

Colorado Blvd. mentorship. I am thrilled 

South Lake Avenue she will continue to do for 

she will remain in service to 

The Bee Cottage, 496 S. Lake our party and our country.” 

the people of San Francisco 

Float Pasadena, 380 S. Lake 

Walnut Commercial Area 

Pasadena Cyclery, 1670 E. 
Walnut St. 
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