East Meets West Parents Education Club has announced new, upcoming events, with the first being a family bowling party on Sunday, April 23, at the Bowlmor Pasadena from 2-4 p.m.
On May 7 at 2 p.m., the club also will present a workshop on spring flower arrangement for local residents at the Crowell Public library.
On May 19 at 11:30 a.m., the club will host an international potluck luncheon to celebrate the club’s anniversary. With a focus on cultural diversity and appreciation, Ivy Sun, wife of Mayor Dr. Richard Sun and a community educator, will be the keynote speaker to address the importance of international cooperation and opportunities at this annual celebration. Space is limited. To reserve a spot, RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org or call (626) 570-1309. For more details, visit emwpec.org.
The San Marino-Pasadena Philharmonic Committee will host “Sonatas & Diamonds,” a fundraising reception, on Sunday, April 30, at 5 p.m. at Hing Wa Lee Jewelers in San Gabriel.
Guests will enjoy a performance that features L.A. Philharmonic cellist David Garrett and pianist Junko Ueno Garrett. Following the performance, there will be a reception with light refreshments and, of course, shopping.
Tickets are $70 per person. Hing Wa Lee Jewelers is located at 1635 S. Del Mar Ave. in San Gabriel. RSVP by Sunday, April 23. For more information, contact email@example.com.
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”
Spring has sprung, flowers are bursting forth in a riotous display of color and the Easter bunny is on his way.
The Easter season is upon us, inviting the warmth of family gatherings as well as warmer weather, in addition to the unique promise of the lengthening of days. Continue reading “Pick Array of Easter Traditions to Make Memories”
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”
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”
With an average household income of $207,276, San Marino was among 22 California cities — including six in Los Angeles County — listed in America’s 100 Richest Places, compiled annually by Bloomberg.
The list, published late last month, posted San Marino as No. 78 in the country. For California, it placed No. 18 and in L.A. County, it was No. 5. Bloomberg based its rankings on inflation-adjusted average household incomes in 2015 in all cities with populations greater than 2,000 residents. Continue reading “San Marino Household Income Among Top 100 in U.S.”