first_img Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  A Pasadena-based nonprofit dedicated to helping underserved students succeed in college announced the appointment of a new board chair this week.Laura Zachar took over for LaWayne Williams as board chair at College Access Plan, the organization said in a written statement. Zachar has been a board member since 2019 and serves as the executive director for Reading Partners California.“She holds a [certified fundraising executive] certification and has personally raised over $15 million to support youth-serving organizations,” according to the statement.“I have been a proud CAP partner and supporter since moving to Pasadena in 2014. I am honored to assume this role and cannot give enough thanks to LaWayne and CAP’s Executive Director Mo Hyman for entrusting me to advance CAP’s policies and guiding principles,” said Zachar.“I am committed to continuing to use education and literacy as a platform to close the opportunity gap for as many students as possible,” she said.Zachar will preside over the rollout of CAP’s new five-year strategic plan, “which reinforces the organization’s long-held core beliefs to be student-centered and student-celebrating and critical of institutional barriers to college access,” the statement said.“Zachar, like all CAP board members and staff, is optimistic in uplifting students and advocating for systems change,” the statement continued. “CAP provides essential college access and success resources and advocacy to students, their families, and their community of supporters as they create a path to and through higher education despite historical and persisting barriers, such as those based on family income, racial-ethnic identity, citizenship status, and rigid definitions of achievement.”Zachar’s first public event as CAP board chair will come on Oct. 11 at the group’s socially distanced scavenger hunt fundraiser.More information is available at STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Herbeauty10 Special Massage Techniques That Will Make You Return For MoreHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Is What Happens To Your Face After DermaplaningHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThink The Lost Weight Won’t Be Regained If You Stop Eating A Lot?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribe More Cool Stuff 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.center_img Non-Profits News Pasadena’s College Access Plan Names New Board Chair STAFF REPORT Published on Thursday, September 3, 2020 | 3:43 pm CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 93 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Pulse PollVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: US Navy View post tag: ROV Back to overview,Home naval-today US Navy Upgrades Its Deep Drone ROV US Navy’s 8,000-foot depth capable remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Deep Drone recently received a complete upgrade from Phoenix International Holdings, Inc.All work was performed under a multi-year contract with the US Navy’s Office of Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV).The upgrade included installing a new umbilical, sonar, high definition camera, LED lighting system, an updated frame, and a new foam pack. In addition, Phoenix installed a completely new Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) based vehicle control system. This new PLC based control system was designed to increase the vehicle’s bandwidth to accommodate advanced sensors and provide intuitive, accessible functionality to allow ROV technicians to address common software related challenges.Once fully tested in the laboratory environment, the system was tested with the vehicle operating in Phoenix’s above ground vehicle test tank. A final series of open ocean system tests were conducted aboard USNS Grasp (T-ARS-51) near Andros Island, Bahamas. Following these successful tests, the upgrade was complete and Deep Drone was placed back into a mission-ready status.[mappress mapid=”14857″]Press release, Image: US Navy Equipment & technology Share this article US Navy Upgrades Its Deep Drone ROVcenter_img View post tag: Upgrades View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Deep Drone January 7, 2015 View post tag: Naval View post tag: americaslast_img read more

first_img Jessica Hecht The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production of King Lear opens officially at the Delacorte Theater on August 5. The outdoor mounting of the Bard’s tragedy, directed by Daniel Sullivan, stars Tony winner and Oscar nominee John Lithgow, Tony and Oscar nominee Annette Bening, Tony nominee Jessica Hecht and Jessica Collins. To commemorate the big night, resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this sketch of the cast in action. John Lithgow wishes the cast of King Lear a happy opening! View Comments In addition to Lithgow as Lear, Bening as Goneril, Hecht as Regan and Collins as Cordelia, the portrait features Eric Sheffer Stevens as Edmund, Clarke Peters as Gloucester, Chukwudi Iwuji as Edgar, Jay O. Sanders as Kent, Steven Boyer as Fool, Christopher Innvar as Albany and Glenn Fleshler as Cornwall. King Lear Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 17, 2014 Star Files Related Shows About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home.last_img read more

first_imgArsenal chief Edu is delighted with new contracts signed by Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli. Promoted Content9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoTraditional Wedding Outfits In Different CountriesThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesKendall Jenner’s Photos Have Never Looked This Good!2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!You’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime “So the process with him was brilliant. This process is the one we are working really hard on in the club to get it even more with the players. So that’s very important for everybody and to send a message to everybody about the way we are working. “Martinelli is a young player, a different process but a very nice case as well. We bought Martinelli when he was 17, he didn’t come from the academy, but we planned with him to start with our under-23s and then, because he’s such a talented player in the pre-season he proved how he could be in the first team, as with Bukayo. read also:Saka to battle, Pepe, Xhaka For Arsenal Player Of The Month “Be on the bench, training with the first team to be in the squad, then he proved as well to be an important player as well so it’s two different cases but we are really, really happy to have the possibility to renew and to be with them for a much longer period.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Both youngsters penned new deals this week. Edu told the club’s website: “It’s two young players, but different cases. Bukayo came through the academy and I think we did the right process with him – 100 per cent right. So he started with the first team just training, then he came into training even more, then started to be on the bench, then started to play 15 minutes, 20 minutes of games, then he became a very important player for the squad.Advertisement Loading… last_img read more