Local Girls Visit ‘Other’ San Marino on Vacation

By Sage Murthy and Jamie Haenisch
Special to the Outlook

Editor’s note: Sage Murthy and Jamie Haenisch of San Marino, 5th-graders at Valentine Elementary School, visited the Republic of San Marino on a trip to Europe with their families last summer. The girls wrote an article about their experience, which the Outlook is pleased to publish.

Did you know that there’s another San Marino out there? Well, there is. In the middle of Italy, there is a small country called San Marino. In fact, our city is named after it. That’s why we made it a point to visit San Marino this past summer when we were in Italy. Continue reading “Local Girls Visit ‘Other’ San Marino on Vacation”

Budget, Neighborhoods Among Mayor’s Priorities

Communal budget deliberations, integrity of neighborhoods, a solution for the puzzle that is tired, old Stoneman School.
These are some of the issues that Dr. Allan Yung said he’d like to address in the coming year after he took up the mayor’s gavel on Dec. 9. A few days later, in an interview with The Outlook in the Huntington Library’s Garden Court, he elaborated on some of the key points. Continue reading “Budget, Neighborhoods Among Mayor’s Priorities”

Dream Season Ends in State Final

By Mark Billingsley
For The Outlook

SACRAMENTO — Carson Glazier stood on the sideline Saturday night in street clothes, his San Marino High School letterman’s jacket keeping him warm from the Sacramento chill.
All he could do was watch as the Central Catholic Raiders from Modesto took apart his Titans and claimed their fourth consecutive CIF State Bowl game with a 56-21 win in the Open Small School championship game. Continue reading “Dream Season Ends in State Final”

Lively Proceedings With New Council

Two mavericks have joined San Marino’s City Council, and the temperature in the room just went up.
Steve Talt and Dr. Steven Huang, who won election to the council in twin landslides in November, were sworn in before last week’s council meeting. Each clearly wants to make a strong early impression, and in the course of the proceedings, the normally even-tempered Dr. Richard Sun exhibited a rare flash of anger, and later exasperation. Continue reading “Lively Proceedings With New Council”

A Changing of the Guard in San Marino

A significant shift of power occurred in San Marino last week as two new members joined the City Council, a new mayor was appointed and a new president named to the School Board.
Dr. Steven Huang and Steve Talt, who won seats to the City Council in the Nov. 3 election, were sworn in at the start of last week’s meeting. They replace two-term incumbents Dennis Kneier and Eugene Sun, who were voted out of office in a lopsided election. Continue reading “A Changing of the Guard in San Marino”