San Marino Congregational Church has emerged as a new option for the relocation of a cell tower on the grounds of San Marino High School, according to city Planning and Building Director Aldo Cervantes.
American Tower, which manages the tower for carriers Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile, had originally sought to relocate it to the grounds of Tony’s Pizza at the corner of Huntington Drive and Winston Avenue. But that has proven to be problematic. Continue reading “Congregational Church Seen as Option for SMHS Tower”
Residents of San Marino will be less likely to have monstrous building projects sneak up on them in their neighborhoods, following action last week by the City Council. Continue reading “Spreading the Word on Building Projects”
Banners will soon flutter along San Marino’s major thoroughfares, recognizing community members and businesses essential to two local fundraising campaigns. Continue reading “Banners Proving Popular”
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”
San Marino’s public schools continued to maintain a lofty perch in statewide measurements of student learning in the past year, even in the wake of a new instructional method (Common Core state standards) and testing system (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium). Continue reading “No Letup in Excellence for San Marino’s Schools”
A number of personalities and new faces had an impact on San Marino throughout 2015. A look at some of the key figures from the past year: Continue reading “Faces That Stood Out From the Crowd”
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”
A ripple of discontent rolled through San Marino in the past year. Standard operating procedure and incumbency carried little weight, and there were consequences for those who had raised the community’s ire. Continue reading “No Compromise on Standards Throughout 2015”
If one were to ask a typical 9-year-old to name his or her favorite foods, truffles and foie gras would not likely be at the top of the list. Kya Lau, however, is not your typical 9-year-old. Continue reading “SM’s Junior Chef is Masterful”
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”