Everyone knows what an earthquake is and, if you have been in California long enough – or if you used to live in another region of the world with an intense seismic activity –, you most probably know what it feels like when the ground shakes. But do you know how to prepare yourself and be ready the day "The Big One" hits Southern California?
When you get your first job offer in the US, you might not understand all the terminology used. You might also have questions about how fair the wage offered is, or which benefits you might be entitled to. Based on my own experience, this article should help you understand your first contract of employment.
If you consider buying a house in California and you have kids – or plan to have some – there are some factors to take into consideration. In this article, Marta Navales gives us a glimpse at what you should pay attention to.
It's this time of the year again when Pasadena covers up the streets with floats made of flowers for the enjoyment of young and old alike! In this post, Marta Navales gives us some tips to attend the event and enjoy the wonders of this floral festival!
Marta Navales, a professional real-estate agent and member of the Caltech International Spouses Club, shares some useful tips for your home hunting, if you plan to buy a house in California.
Some people may feel like only politicians and countries as a whole can do something about climate change. But you can do something as well: by changing some of your habits, you can say no to consumerism and act responsibly to leave a better planet for future generations.
Making your own cleaning products may seem overwhelming, but it's actually pretty simple: you'll just need a handful of ingredients and a few minutes of your free time. Yep, it's that easy!
This article was written by Rodinde Hendrickx, she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org Hello again! In a previous blog post I, Rodinde, shared my experiences on getting involved with outreach through Caltech in the Pasadena community. But there is more to outreach life in the US: Through the Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning and Outreach… Continue reading My experience tutoring Veterans at PCC
If renting an RV is your dream, but you find it too expensive, know that there is a way to rent one for as little as $1.00 per day. But, is it really worth it?
Post by CISC member Diana I have been in America for about 5 months and here my husband is studying for his Ph. D. in Civil Engineering. As soon as I arrived, I began the application for my work permit, and it took approximately 3 months. Those months were very difficult for me since in… Continue reading Job Search Experience – Diana