Date: May 1st, 2020

NASA Develops COVID-19 Prototype Ventilator
News

NASA Develops COVID-19 Prototype Ventilator

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers and tailored to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients passed a critical test Tuesday at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, an epicenter of COVID-19 in the United States. The device, called VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally), was developed by engineers at NASA’s…

First of $15.2M in Federal CARES Act Funding Arrives at PCC
Education

First of $15.2M in Federal CARES Act Funding Arrives at PCC

Pasadena City College this week began receiving the first of $15.2 million it will receive through the CARES Act, the $2.2 trillion federal stimulus package passed last month that aims to recharge the coronavirus-affected economy. Half of the funding, or roughly $7.6 million, arrived in PCC’s accounts over the weekend, and the college has already…

May College Search Guide
Education

May College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz The last few weeks of the school year is usually an exciting time for students. Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade. Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate the end of their…

California Unveils New Child Care Web Portal
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California Unveils New Child Care Web Portal

Governor Gavin Newsom Thursday announced a new portal to help parents, including essential workers and vulnerable families, find child care options. “Our essential workers deserve to go to work knowing their kids are safe and cared for,” said Newsom. “They’re there for our families, keeping hospitals, grocery stores and schools open during this pandemic. We…

Tips for Investing in a Bear Market
Business

Tips for Investing in a Bear Market

By Jean D. Koehler, Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc In mid-March, a fear-induced global sell-off triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic ended the longest bull market in U.S. history — leading us into our first bear market in 11 years. Bear markets are commonly defined as a decline of at least 20% from the…

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