The San Marino Unified School District Board of Education has approved new agreements with two of its employee unions that are expected to yield big savings for the district. Continue reading “SMUSD Labor Deals Expected to Trim District Expenses”
The MVPs for each of San Marino Unified School District’s four schools were honored before the attendees of San Marino Day at the Huntington Library last week.
Each received an award as an “Outstanding Educator” from the district and the city, and will be rewarded with $1,250 each to go toward a project or program at their school. Continue reading “Four Outstanding Educators Spotlighted at San Marino Day”
The City Council voted last week to eliminate two city staff positions and reconfigure some administrative functions within City Hall, following the analysis and recommendation of last year’s ad hoc committee as the city strives to improve efficiency. Continue reading “SM City Hall Staff Reshuffled Per Ad Hoc Recommendation”
Being in the locker room of the storied Rose Bowl last week was not just a professional obligation for David Meltzer, but the personal embodiment of the point he was trying to make as he spoke. Continue reading “Sports Marketer Headlines Rose Bowl Speaker Series”
For her contributions to local education and historic preservation, Ivy Sun was chosen as U.S. Rep. Judy Chu’s honoree from San Marino for the eighth annual Congressional Women of the Year.
Sun, a 30-year educator and longtime San Marino resident, stood among 16 other women from locales within Chu’s district on Saturday, April 8, to be recognized for the achievement. She stood proudly with fellow educators, immigrants, civil servants, a police chief and a NASA engineer as Chu commemorated each for her contributions to her congressional district, which stretches from Pasadena to Upland. Continue reading “SM’s Sun Among Congressional Women of the Year Honorees”
Brothers Richard and Eric Dong were raised to understand and navigate the complex world of investments and the financial market.
Now, as San Marino High School students, the pair are investing their resources back into their school. Last Friday, they officially signed a $75,000 endowment fund for SMHS as a show of gratitude for their high school experience. The fund also is named in honor of outgoing Principal Mary Johnson for her impact in both boys’ lives. Continue reading “High School Brothers Dedicate Investment Returns to SMHS”
The vote on a home proposal was delayed a second time by mutual agreement, but the Design Review Committee appeared to be slowly warming up to its design.
Its neighbors, who helped to compose the audience at the April 5 meeting, remained unenthusiastic about the proposal, however. The design under consideration is a two-story Cape Cod style home with an attached one-car garage and detached two-car garage at 1541 Euston Road. Continue reading “SM Home Delayed a Second Time Amid Size, Style Concerns”
A 51-year-old San Marino woman has had numerous surgeries at Huntington Memorial Hospital after being struck and pinned by a car in town last week.
At 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, as the woman was using an ATM at Chase Bank on Huntington Drive, a 69-year-old Pasadena woman was parking in front of the bank when she struck another car and mistakenly pressed her car’s accelerator instead of its brakes. Her car jumped the curb and pinned the San Marino woman to the ATM by her legs. Continue reading “San Marino Woman Being Treated After Car Pins Her”
Nearly 53 years ago, Dale Pederson bore witness to the birth of one of the most storied models of automobile and also the birth of a passion that continues to this day. Continue reading “Passion for Mustangs Still Roaring After 53 Years”
Four new employees were added to the San Marino Police Department and they were formally pinned before the City Council.
New to the force are officers Thomas D’Alessandro Jr., Eric De Lira and William Liev, and also dispatcher Ana Alattore-Rivera. Police Chief John Incontro announced the hires at the March 31 City Council meeting, after which each received his or her department pins from family members. Continue reading “SMPD Fills Vacancies; Hires Officers, Dispatcher”