City Poised to Play Catch-Up on Infrastructure Repairs

This water line rupture was repaired by California-American Water shortly after it opened up at Sierra Madre Boulevard and Canterbury Road last Thursday.
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This water line rupture was repaired by California-American Water shortly after it opened up at Sierra Madre Boulevard and Canterbury Road last Thursday.

A ruptured water line near the intersection of Sierra Madre Boulevard and Canterbury Road last week served as a reminder of the need to keep up with the needs of public infrastructure. Continue reading “City Poised to Play Catch-Up on Infrastructure Repairs”

PCC President Endrijonas Speaks at Rotary Club

Erika Endrijonas
Erika Endrijonas

She may be new, but she’s gearing up to usher Pasadena City College into its centennial and beyond.
Erika Endrijonas, the new superintendent and president of PCC, spent much of her introduction to the Rotary Club of San Marino recently outlining her, well, outline for developing the next decade’s institutional master plan and revisiting the facilities master plan, all in preparation of the school’s 100th anniversary in 2024.
“We are focused on our very rich traditions and our history within the community, but it’s also time to think about what we want to be as we enter our second century,” she said. “The story of PCC is basically the story of excellence.” Continue reading “PCC President Endrijonas Speaks at Rotary Club”

Chamber Honors Firefighter, Police Officer of Year

Firefighter-Paramedic Russell Wilcox and Officer Frank Calistro are flanked by their respective chiefs, Mario Rueda and John Incontro, at the San Marino fire and police departments. Wilcox and Calistro were honored by the San Marino Chamber of Commerce last week as the firefighter and police officer of the year.
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Firefighter-Paramedic Russell Wilcox and Officer Frank Calistro are flanked by their respective chiefs, Mario Rueda and John Incontro, at the San Marino fire and police departments. Wilcox and Calistro were honored by the San Marino Chamber of Commerce last week as the firefighter and police officer of the year.

The San Marino Chamber of Commerce recognized Frank Calistro and Russell Wilcox as its police officer and firefighter of the year, respectively, last week at the organization’s annual Police and Fire Appreciation Luncheon. Continue reading “Chamber Honors Firefighter, Police Officer of Year”

Five Verbs Illustrate Huntington Library’s ‘Nineteen Nineteen’ Show

James Glisson and Jennifer Watts co-curated the “Nineteen Nineteen” exhibition at the Huntington Library, a major piece of the institution’s centennial celebration.
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James Glisson and Jennifer Watts co-curated the “Nineteen Nineteen” exhibition at the Huntington Library, a major piece of the institution’s centennial celebration.

Five verbs make up the foundation of the “Nineteen Nineteen” exhibition, which opened at the Huntington Library last weekend as one of the institution’s first presentations in observance of its centennial year. Continue reading “Five Verbs Illustrate Huntington Library’s ‘Nineteen Nineteen’ Show”

Ex-Wells Fargo CEO Imparts Leadership Lessons to Rotary

Tim Sloan, who served Wells Fargo for more than three decades, speaks at a Rotary Club of San Marino meeting at San Marino Community Church.
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Tim Sloan, who served Wells Fargo for more than three decades, speaks at a Rotary Club of San Marino meeting at San Marino Community Church.

Now on month three of retirement, Tim Sloan spent some of his time at the Rotary Club of San Marino luncheon last week reflecting on his banking career, but mostly focused on his five lessons in leadership.
Speaking frankly on his retirement, which took effect at the end of June, the former Wells Fargo CEO expressed affection for the company he called home for more than three decades, often using “we” and “us” when referring to the institution. His departure from Wells Fargo occurred amid continued scrutiny of the account fraud scandal, though he was never directly linked to it — he was chief financial officer at the time it was unfolding. Continue reading “Ex-Wells Fargo CEO Imparts Leadership Lessons to Rotary”