πŸš” Former JPL Employee's Sentencing

Issue #113

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🌀️ Pasadena, CA Weather

πŸš” Pasadena's Former JPL Employee Faces Rescheduled Sentencing for COVID-19 Loan Fraud

🏟️ Pasadena Gears Up for the Return of UCLA Football Spring Game at Rose Bowl Stadium

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πŸš€Β Pasadena's JPL to Facilitate NASA's Mars Helicopter AMA on Reddit

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Good morning Pasadena weather enthusiasts!

Morning (5am-10am): As you step out in the early morning, expect mostly cloudy skies with temperatures around 51-55Β°F. A light breeze from the west at 2-3 mph will accompany you. Dress in layers to stay comfortable as the day warms up.

Noon (11am-1pm): By midday, the sun will peek through the clouds, bringing partly cloudy conditions and temperatures reaching 57-62Β°F. A gentle south-southwest wind at 4-6 mph will be felt. Light and breathable clothing will be suitable for this time of day.

Afternoon (2pm-5pm): The afternoon will continue with partly to mostly cloudy skies and temperatures hovering around 59-62Β°F. The south-southwest wind will pick up slightly to 6-7 mph. Consider a light jacket or sweater as the wind may add a chill to the air.

Evening (6pm-11pm): As evening sets in, expect cloud cover with temperatures gradually cooling to 52-56Β°F. The wind will shift to the southwest and west, ranging from 3-4 mph. Dress warmly if you plan to be out late, as the temperature will drop throughout the evening.

Pasadena's Former JPL Employee Faces Rescheduled Sentencing for COVID-19 Loan Fraud

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In a case involving a former Jet Propulsion Laboratory employee, Armen Hovanesian, the sentencing hearing for COVID-19 loan fraud has been rescheduled to March.

Hovanesian, who pleaded guilty to misusing funds from a government-sponsored loan program intended to aid individuals and businesses during the pandemic, admitted to diverting $151,900 to support illegal marijuana cultivation.

The plea agreement outlined that Hovanesian falsified information in the loan applications and faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison.

The Small Business Administration and NASA Office of Inspector General conducted investigations into the case, with support from the United States Secret Service.

Pasadena Gears Up for the Return of UCLA Football Spring Game at Rose Bowl Stadium

After a period of absence, the UCLA Football Spring Game is scheduled to make its much-anticipated return to the Rose Bowl Stadium on April 27, 2024.

This event is expected to reignite the enthusiasm of fans and college football enthusiasts as they gather to witness the competitive action and vibrant atmosphere that the game is known for.

Further details about the event are forthcoming, offering attendees the chance to experience the thrill of college football at one of Pasadena's most iconic venues.

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Pasadena's JPL to Facilitate NASA's Mars Helicopter AMA on Reddit

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Pasadena's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is set to facilitate a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on February 27th at 9:30 am PT, featuring the scientists and engineers responsible for NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter mission.

The AMA aims to offer participants insights into the challenges and triumphs of orchestrating the first controlled flight on another planet and explore the implications of this feat for the future of space exploration.

This event holds particular significance for Pasadena, a city deeply associated with scientific innovation and home to the esteemed JPL.

With Pasadena's rich history in space exploration and its integral role in the Mars Ingenuity mission, the upcoming Reddit AMA presents a unique opportunity for the local community to deepen its connection to this groundbreaking endeavor.

As the world eagerly awaits further developments in Martian exploration, the Reddit AMA reflects the spirit of curiosity and collaboration that drives Pasadena's scientific pursuits.

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