The San Marino Police Department continues its investigation into the apparent breach of the city’s general fund checking account in December.
In the meantime, Citizens Business Bank has refunded the nearly $3,000 that was fraudulently stolen through several transactions and the city has implemented safeguards moving forward. Continue reading “Police Still Investigating City Account Breach”
In a discussion at Crowell Public Library, the group Partnership for Awareness hopes Larry Wong can assist parents — especially immigrants — learn how to help their children balance the adoption of American culture alongside that of their native country.
Wong, a marriage and family therapist who practices in Pasadena, said he will use the book “Balancing Two Worlds: Asian American College Students Tell Their Life Stories” as the foundation for his discussion at 11 a.m. on Jan. 24. Continue reading “Learning to Assimilate Into U.S. Culture: A Talk at Crowell Library Jan. 24”
Many thanks were doled out for Marina Wang recently, as she yielded her volunteer position as city treasurer to her replacement after more than a decade.
The career (and now retired) certified public accountant and banker is ready, after helping guide the city back into carefully investing its dollars, to take a breather. Continue reading “Former Treasurer Helped Guide City Back to Investing”
As a barber, cowboy, storyteller, Santa Claus and parade rider, Jann Eldnor certainly qualifies as one of the most interesting men in San Marino.
He is not normally called by his surname, but rather Jann of Sweden. It’s how he answers the telephone at his barbershop on Huntington Drive, which essentially doubles as a museum of his adventures, displaying the various knickknacks of Americana he’s collected since he immigrated here 47 years ago. Continue reading “No Yawns With Jann of Sweden”
They might not have always voted in consensus, but Dr. Richard Sun, Richard Ward and Dr. Allan Yung have reached their latest one even after they formally stepped down as city councilmen.
According to them, San Marino, their home for decades, is in great hands moving forward. Continue reading “Outgoing Officials: San Marino is in Good Hands”
For good, better or worse, San Marino residents and workers were treated to a year full of events, happenings and developments.
In observance of the end of 2017, The Outlook has highlighted 17 of the biggest of stories in San Marino. Continue reading “Election Tops 2017 Stories”
San Marino Unified School District has, for the most part, maintained or improved its various standings in the California School Dashboard’s mid-year status and change report, which was made public recently.
Overall, the district maintained its “Very Low” suspension rate (which includes all students) and “Very High” mathematics performance (in grades 3-8) while increasing its already “Very High” English language arts performance (grades 3-8) and English learner progress (grades 1-12). The “Very High” graduation rate also was listed as maintained. Continue reading “School District Dashboard is Coming Up Blue”