The Planning Commission has said it favors having at least one Q-and-A style meeting with the San Marino community before it makes a final historic preservation ordinance recommendation to the City Council, while also already considering a few tweaks to the possible plan. Continue reading “Commissioners Favor More Input for Historic Preservation”
City officials have made it known to Verizon that they and residents expect the company to find another location for a new signal apparatus that isn’t behind City Hall on Huntington Drive. Continue reading “City Awaits Next Cell Tower Steps From Verizon, SMUSD”
The trick might be to get into the mind of a burglar.
At the very least, this is a tactic Police Chief John Incontro adopts when he patrols San Marino in his unmarked Ford Explorer, helping to ensure his department is a visible presence in the small and affluent city and also keeping wary of situations ripe for crime. Continue reading “SMPD Chief Patrols Town, Urges Safeguards Against Burglaries”
When Denise Wadsworth, as president of Rotary Club of San Marino, rang the club bell last week and said, “This meeting is officially adjourned,” she also was effectively adjourning another special event.
Her own wedding. Continue reading “Rotary Club Rings Wedding Bells for Its President”
The City Council at its Friday morning meeting is expected to receive an update by city staff and legal counsel on how it will continue to work with Verizon over the potential location, if any, of a hotly disputed cellphone tower in San Marino. Continue reading “Cell Tower Update, Project Contracts on City Council Docket”
The attorney representing the homeowners at 1470 Virginia Road said he believes it could be early next year before the start of the trial to decide whether they can tear down their home. Continue reading “Lawyers Working on Court Petition Against Demolition of Home”
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced the conviction of a Glendora man who was accused of attempting to rob a San Marino family at gunpoint in their home, among other crimes. Continue reading “Man Convicted in 2015 Attempted Robbery”
Dave Avramovich is looking for himself, to use a phrase.
More than a decade after taking on the duties of the San Marino Area director for the nondenominational Christian-based nonprofit Young Life, Avramovich becomes the regional director for the Greater Los Angeles area on Aug. 1. Among his many tasks to get acclimated to the new job are finding his replacement. Continue reading “Avramovich Makes Upward Jump in Young Life”
The City Council has placed Verizon on hold.
Despite there being an agenda item to vote on the agreement with Verizon to place a 65-foot cellphone tower behind City Hall, the City Council took no official action regarding this issue and its members continue to have different ideas of how to proceed. Continue reading “No New Cellphone Tower, Yet”
The following was written by Max Zeronian, special to the Outlook
The American Red Cross held its first blood drive in several years at Crowell Library as the agency focuses on mobilizing donors to address a national blood shortage that’s in full swing. Continue reading “Red Cross Works to Mitigate Summer Blood Shortage”