Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Subscribe First Heatwave Expected Next Week EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Sports Student Athlete Spotlight: Chris Bradley By LORI DAJOSE Published on Monday, December 21, 2015 | 11:02 am Chris Bradley. Photo courtesy CaltechIn 1986, Caltech men’s water polo player David Bruning (BS ’88) set the record for the most goals scored during a season: 117. The record stood until 2014, when it was broken by then-sophomore Chris Bradley, who amassed 134 goals.Bradley, now a junior, received an Honorable Mention in the All-American Awards for Division III by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches for the 2014–2015 season and was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Men’s At-Large Team this past spring. “Chris brings passion, competiveness, and leadership to our water polo team,” says water polo coach Jon Bonafede. “He demonstrates remarkable athleticism and endurance for one of the most physically demanding sports.”This season, Bradley has once again earned a spot on the all-time top scorers list, notching 88 goals to put him as the fourth highest scorer.We sat down with Bradley to talk about water polo, academics, and the halfway point in his college career.What brought you to Caltech?I was attracted by the school’s rigorous academic reputation, and I wanted to study mechanical engineering. I chose Caltech for purely academic reasons, but it’s definitely a plus that Caltech is a place where I could continue playing sports.When did you start playing water polo?Well, it started because, as a high school freshman, I was cut from the football team! My older sister played water polo, and she encouraged me to try it out. Additionally, I grew up in the Bay Area of California, and California is kind of like the state to play water polo—most collegiate players come from here, so that was a big inspiration. I’ve been playing at Caltech for the last two years as a perimeter player—sort of a driver or attacker. It’s a fluid position, and I get to play both offensively and defensively.It’s really nice that Caltech affords you the opportunity to play sports without really extreme expectations. Last year, the baseball coach asked me to see if I could pitch. I hadn’t played baseball before, but I wasn’t doing any sports in the spring, so I gave it a shot.Do you have a favorite match or moment in a game?We’re still sort of looking for that magic moment: getting our first SCIAC [Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference] win. A SCIAC win would be super important to me and my teammates.Last year, the team went on a trip to Annapolis, Maryland, to participate in a water polo tournament. It was a cool experience because it was one of the only times I was able to just focus solely on the sport—school hadn’t started yet so there was no pressure of academics, just hanging out with the guys and playing water polo.How have you balanced athletics with academics?I just make the time. Of course, there have been plenty of long nights that probably could have been shorter if I weren’t playing sports. But I really enjoy it; it’s a great way to release competitiveness and get a good workout for a couple hours each day.What got you interested in mechanical engineering?In high school, I really enjoyed science and math. But high school physics is actually more similar to mechanical engineering than the kind of theoretical physics at Caltech. As a junior, I’m taking ME 72—the big design class for all mechanical engineering majors. Every year we participate in a different kind of competition. This year, each team has to design and build three robots to play a kind of soccer-style game against robots from another team. We’ve already designed the robots, and we’re in the process of building the first one. We’re pretty busy, but I’m really enjoying it.What do you do when you are not studying or playing water polo?I’m a member of Fleming House, and I’m what is called the “cannon master.” Several times a year the big red cannon outside of Fleming House fires an explosive charge to mark big events—the end of rotation, the end of every term, and graduation. As cannon master, I’m in charge of buying the powder, making the charge, and keeping things safe.I’m also a founding member of the Caltech Unmanned Aerial Vehicle club. We work on building drones and quadcopters, and we’ve gone from five to about 30 members in a year. We’re currently talking with JPL about collaborating on a project.What would you like to do after Caltech?As I’m still a junior, I’ve got time to decide. I’ve been spending my summers exploring both research and industry. In the summer of 2014, I did a SURF [Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship] in Professor Guillaume Blanquart’s lab, studying fluid dynamics and combustion, and in 2015, I worked in the Air Force research labs in Ohio studying low-observable materials for stealth. So I’m considering both graduate school and industry after graduation. 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30 Long St West, GracevilleONE of Queensland’s highest sales results under the hammer on Saturday was also one of the quieter auctions. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours agoOnly one person actively bid on 30 Long St, West Graceville which sold for $2.32 million.Bidding opened at $1.9 million, a vendor bid was placed at $2 million, the process paused and negotiations happened before auctioneer Matthew Condon dropped his hammer and declared the property sold. “I think it was one of Brisbane’s most boring auctions,” he laughed.Belle Property Sherwood sales agent Kathy McPhie was responsible for marketing the renovated four-bedroom, three-bathroom property. According to CoreLogic, Queensland’s auction clearance rate last week was 45 per cent with 81 homes selling from a total 180 auctions.
Worth2233.84 July/August case countCases before July 1New since July 1% since July 1 Cerro Gordo17 Wright3707717.22 Butler2 Franklin7715066.08 Butler97184.34 Hancock93178.81 Wright4473 Winnebago Kossuth791 Area Total30 Butler1151 Winnebago77 Cerro Gordo2672545.87 Worth155076.92 Franklin61 Franklin2277 Floyd91169.46 Floyd2 Wright1 Worth Worth654 RecoveredNew Recovered Cerro Gordo10248082.47 Kossuth Cerro Gordo5825 Mitchell Hancock1181 Winnebago36246.75 Confirmed CasesNew Cases Winnebago265166.23 Mitchell67185.89 DES MOINES — For the second straight day, there’s been a COVID-19 related death reported in Franklin County. In the 24-hour period leading up to 11 o’clock this morning, the Iowa Department of Public Health’s website now reports six deaths in Franklin County attributed to coronavirus.The area’s death toll now stands at 30 — 17 in Cerro Gordo; six in Franklin; two each in Butler, Floyd and Hancock; and one in Wright.26 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in our listening area in the same 24-hour period — seven in Franklin; five in Cerro Gordo; four in Worth; three in Wright; two in Floyd and Mitchell; and single cases in Butler, Hancock and Kossuth. That brings the area’s total number of identified cases since the start of the pandemic to 1919. 1108 of those cases have been reported since July 1st, or 57.7%.41 more people in the area have recovered — 25 in Cerro Gordo; six in Franklin; three in Wright; two in Winnebago; and single cases in Butler, Floyd, Hancock, Kossuth, and Mitchell — to bring the area’s total to 1262, or just under 66%.Looking at the statewide numbers in the same 24-hour period — eight more deaths have been reported for a total of 893; 508 more cases have been reported for a total of 46,490; 737 more people have recovered for a total of 34,660, or 74.5%. Butler476859.13 Area Total191926 Floyd1312 Mitchell294962.82 Total % Recovered Franklin153667.4 Hancock2 DeathsNew Hancock477160.17 Kossuth42153.16 Area Total811110857.73 Wright394388.14 Mitchell782 Kossuth324759.49 Floyd666549.61 Area Total12624165.76
A Florida mother is facing charges after police she left her 2-year-old child in a car while shopping on a hot afternoon.Witnesses called authorities Saturday afternoon after they saw the girl strapped in the backseat.When police arrived it took them almost 20 minutes to get the girl out of the car. Police say the temperature in the vehicle was nearly 113 degrees.Luckily the toddler was unharmed.Police arrested 20-year-old Marsha Ouwigho and charged her with child neglect.
Image Courtesy: AP/NY TimesAdvertisement vi3NBA Finals | Brooklyn VsclfWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E7sr( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) nnWould you ever consider trying this?😱hbkzCan your students do this? 🌚97mlh0sRoller skating! Powered by Firework From China to Europe, the COVID-19 Coronavirus that originated from the city of Wuhan has found its way into almost all corners of the world, even India. A total of 176 citizens have been tested positive as of now, along with the death of three patients. Amidst the travel ban, and general panic among the population, several iconic figures and celebrities have come forward to show their support and have provided some guidelines for tackling the further spread of the virus. Indian cricketing hall of fame Sachin Tendulkar has put up an interesting analogy, as the legend believes the pandemic can be fought with lessons from Test cricket.Advertisement Image Courtesy: AP/NY TimesA pioneer of the sport, Sachin Tendulkar has had an astounding 200 international Test match experiences in his decorated career that spun more than two decades. While discussions are going on to tackle the spread of the virus, the legendary batsman came forward with Test cricket as a guideline for the public.In an exclusive interview with the Times of India, the former Team India talisman drew relevance of the ongoing battle against the Coronavirus with the prevalence of the red ball format among the craze of limited overs cricket.Advertisement “While the world battles the COVID-19, this is probably the time for all of us to draw lessons from the grand old format (Test cricket) of the game,” Sachin said in the interview.“Test Cricket rewards you for respecting what you don’t understand. It makes you value the virtue of patience. When you don’t understand the pitch conditions or the bowler, defence becomes the best form of attack.”Advertisement Talking about the factors that function in a Test match, the Little Master emphasised on the necessity of ‘Patience’.“Patience is what we require now, if we have to defend well. In my entire life as a professional cricketer and beyond, I never thought I would see anything like this. Cricket in India and globally has come to a complete standstill.”The 46 year old continued: “Test Cricket is about staging comebacks. There is always a second innings, if you’ve missed the first one. Different countries are at different stages of their fight against Coronavirus. But with a positive mindset, all of them can overcome this pandemic in their own ways.”“All nations should consider themselves part of one team. They should talk to each other, keep themselves motivated, pat each other’s backs after a long day’s play and come back harder the next day to continue the fight.” he added.Read Sachin’s full interview here.The cricketing stalwart of India was also seen participating in WHO’s ‘#SafeHandsChallenge’, where Sachin spoke about the importance of properly washing hands in a Twitter video.Also read-#SafeHandsChallenge: Minister Kiren Rijiju, PV Sindhu and others show India how to wash hands amidst Coronavirus scare!Indian Shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Aishwary Pratap secure Olympic berth amidst Coronavirus woes! Advertisement
By Joseph SapiaBlue center lines on roads have become somewhat of a trend in recent weeks to show support for the women and men in blue, the law enforcement community.“I think the purpose is to give people a reminder we’re supportive of the police, we appreciate all they do for us,” said Middletown Mayor Gerard P. Scharfenberger.Township workers in Middletown painted a blue line in late October on Kings Highway. It goes from the area at the police station at Route 35 for about 2 miles to Red Hill Road.Around Nov. 1, Holmdel workers painted a blue line on Crawfords Corner Road at the Town Hall-Police headquarters. It runs down Crawfords Corner Road for about a quarter-mile toward Holmdel High School, said Mayor Eric Hinds.“Some other towns are doing it,” Hinds said. “We jumped on it. Show a little appreciation. I don’t know a worse year to be a police officer. We just wanted to show our support.”The year has been marked by the shooting deaths of police officers in Dallas, Iowa, California, Alaska, Arizona, Louisiana, Michigan and Puerto Rico. More than 50 officers have been shot and killed this year around the country, according to the CNN television network.“It’s a very difficult time to do this job,” said Middletown Police Detective Lt. Paul J. Bailey.Middletown and Holmdel painted the blue line between the existing double-yellow lines.At its Oct. 13 meeting, the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders passed a resolution, saying the board “strongly supports the symbolic painting of a Thin Blue Line in support of the law enforcement community” in the county.“The Thin Blue Line is a universal symbol to law enforcement, used not only to commemorate fallen law enforcement but also to represent the shared commitment to all of those who choose to protect their communities every day,” according to the freeholders resolution.The “Thin Blue Line” expression has been used to describe the police presence separating good from bad.“We have to show the public and our youth how much we support law enforcement and what they do for us,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone. “It’s the only way you’re going to see the respect to our law enforcement agencies they deserve.“Here in Monmouth County, we totally, 100 percent, support our law enforcement agencies,” Arnone said.“The police really appreciate it,” Scharfenberger said.“I think it speaks very highly of the town we work for and the community we serve and protect that they would choose to do it,” Bailey said. “It’s a very nice gesture.”“I think it shows support for law enforcement, which is a good thing,” said Holmdel Police Lt. Robert Philhower.The line work was done as part of routine maintenance, Scharfenberger said. He said it should last awhile.“I guess we’ll have to make a decision if we want to make it a permanent thing,” Scharfenbergers said.Painting lines of different colors – green for St. Patrick’s Day and pink for breast cancer advocacy – seems to be a trend, Scharfenberger said.
Now that hoop fans are in the midst of feasting on the NCAA March Madness south of the 49th parallel, the madness got a kick start earlier this month when the L.V. Rogers Bombers represented the Kootenay zone at the B.C. High School AA Boy’s Basketball Championships in Kamloops.After a slow start the Bombers won two straight to close out the season in 13th spot.Staff and management at Mallard’s Source for Sports want to add to the positive conclusion of the season with Team of the Week honours. The team includes, back row, L-R, Matt Zukowski, Cail Spencer, Tobin Eberle, Adam Berg, Erich Schepkowski and Wenging Li.Front, Isaiah Kingdon, Jesse Zak, Jack Sturrup, Tony Chen and Ethan Perkins.
It was built 76 years ago by Jack Pease Atkin, an Englishman and successful owner and breeder of thoroughbred horses, also known as “Overcoat Jack,” who dreamed of owning his own castle. He was determined to build a home that would outdo anything then in Pasadena and spent $500,000 making his dream come true. He hired Williams to design a home on the 3.3-acre hilltop site on the west side of the arroyo, and even sent him to England to study the mansions he recalled from his youth. The house was often described as “castle-like.” Williams also designed the 1,200-square-foot gate house at the foot of the lane leading to the mansion. Atkin let film crews use the house in the 1930s to raise money to support Depression-era soup kitchens, Derderian said. When it was showcased in 1995, 45 interior designers worked on the house. The refurbished interior featured Italian mosaic tile, limestone floors, hand-painted murals and a variety of blended colors based on the reds, greens and blues found in an original stained-glass window in the home’s living room. The grounds had gardens with orchids, white roses, colorful spring flowers, a cascading waterfall and a gazebo. All day Thursday neighbors stood in the street and mournfully stared up the driveway at the jagged brick walls and chimneys looming over the smoking ruins. “You could hear the sirens coming and the police helicopters coming and then we saw the firetrucks coming down our street,” said Jim McDermott, who lives on San Miguel Road. “I’ve been in the house,” he said. “Several years ago it was a local showcase house. … It was a beautiful home, absolutely magnificent. Now, this morning, you look at it and there’s just the front facade left and it’s still smoldering. It’s very sad.” Tony Garnier returned from a trip to China on Thursday morning to discover the house, which is across the street from his, had been destroyed. He’s lived on San Rafael 26 years. “It’s gone through, I believe, three owners. Mark Perkins had it for a long time and fixed it all up. Then Ron Nelson had it, and now the Hammers have it. They’ve been doing an enormous amount of work. “They had done all the right stuff, new electrical, new plumbing. This patch on the street is where they just put a whole new electric service in. I just heard the TV guy say they talked to the Hammers and they’re kind of looking at what their options are. I’m assuming it’s been insured. So they may rebuild it,” he said. — Emanuel Parker can be reached at (626) 578-6300, Ext. 4475, or by e-mail at [email protected] local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PASADENA — A stately San Rafael Avenue mansion used in the first “Batman” movie, starring Michael Keaton, was still smoldering Thursday after fire gutted it Wednesday night. The 1929 brick Tudor-style manor house, at 160 S. San Rafael Ave., was designed by famed African-American architect Paul R. Williams. The three-story mansion had 21 rooms and enclosed more than 12,000 square feet. Pasadena Fire Department officials estimated the loss at $15 million. Another mansion down the street, nicknamed “Wayne Manor,” was used as the site of the 1960s “Batman” TV series starring Adam West. Both homes have been featured as Pasadena Showcase House of Design selections. Lisa Derderian, a Pasadena Fire Department spokeswoman, said the house belonged to Michael Armand Hammer, heir and grandson of the late philanthropist and oil man Armand Hammer. The house had been undergoing remodeling since March and was empty. The renovation was 90 percent complete, she said. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Hammer told KCAL-9 his family purchased the mansion a year ago, spent millions renovating it and was a month away from moving in. “It you would have seen it before, and to see it now, it looks like a war zone,” he told the TV station. “It’s devastating. You can never duplicate what was there, so I don’t know what we’re going to do. We’re just going to take it one step at a time. It’s just a spectacular property.” Firefighters have not determined what caused the blaze, which was reported at 9:20 p.m. Smoke continued to rise from piles of debris, and crews remained there Thursday wetting down hot spots. After arson investigators examine the site, foam will be applied to prevent the fire from reigniting, Derderian said. More than 80 firefighters from Pasadena, Glendale, South Pasadena, Arcadia, Burbank, Los Angeles city and county and a police helicopter took almost three hours to control the fire. Derderian said fire officials continue to be concerned the remaining exterior brick walls might collapse. The home was featured in such movies as “The Bells of St. Mary’s” with Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman and “Topper,” starring Roland Young as a stuffy banker. “Rocky V,” “Three Men and a Little Lady,” “Clue,” “Hollywood Homicide,” “Just Married” and “Stand By Me” also were filmed there. It was used in the TV shows “Murder, She Wrote” and “Dynasty,” Derderian said.
Those who love a good magic show should be aware of a world-famous trick going on inside their own bodies. The “Chinese linking rings” trick is done by a team of protein magicians in the cell – but it’s not for entertainment, it’s to repair damage that could lead to cancer. PhysOrg echoed a press release from UC Davis about a team of proteins named Sgs1, Top3 and Rmi1. This magic team makes DNA strands pass through one another when repairing double-stranded breaks (see 10/07/2010). The team has to get the information from the matching chromosome, so “a sophisticated repair process is activated that uses the same DNA sequence on the matching chromosome,” the article explained. “One of the strands is stripped back, leaving an exposed single strand. The matching chromosome is brought alongside and partly unwound, and acts as a template to repair the broken piece.” Aside from the wonder at how protein machines can find a matching strand on another chromosome, when the chromosomes separate at points called Holliday junctions, the real magic happens. “To finish the process, the chromosomes have to separate – like the magician’s interlocking rings, one has to pass through the other.” Stephen Kowalczykowski, microbiology professor at UC Davis, remarked, “This protein complex does what magicians do.”Natural selection was Darwin’s little magician that was advertised to create wonders on stage that seemed like natural theology. The rest of us know that magicians really act with purpose and intent. When they are really good, magicians make what they do seem miraculous. But Darwin hyped his magic show without delivering the show. He not only promised to pull a rabbit out of the hat; he promised to pull the magician out of the rabbit – and the hat out of nothing! We came to watch this miracle, but the hat, the rabbit, and the magician were already on display. Darwin came out and said, “The magician exists; therefore, he evolved from the rabbit. It all happened long ago without anyone watching. It must be so, because God wouldn’t have made things this way.” All together, now: booooo…. give us our money back.(Visited 5 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0