The mood was laid-back but the topics were undeniably serious when the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station commander briefed La Cañada Flintridge residents this week on his deputies’ priorities. Continue reading “Residents Drop by for Coffee and Chat With Sheriff’s Captain”
An early disposition hearing for John Gabriel, a former San Marino resident and onetime candidate for school board accused of using a gun to barricade himself and some family members in his estranged wife’s home last month, was rescheduled from last week because he has retained a new attorney. Continue reading “Hearing Set for Ex-School Board Candidate Facing Charges”
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”
San Marino High School girls’ tennis head coach Melwin Pereira does not envision his squad as an Open Division team, but his players are making a case for it as the Titans picked up another big win on Monday.
SMHS, ranked No. 7 in CIF Southern Section Division 1, traveled to Arcadia High and defeated the No. 10-ranked Apaches, 10-8, in a nonleague match on Monday.
Pereira, who was without his top player Anessa Lee, got six sets in doubles play and managed to get four singles victories from two freshmen. Selena Wu swept her opponents, 6-0, 6-2, 6-0, and Nathalie Genyk added one victory. Continue reading “San Marino Picks Up Another Win Against Top 10 Opponent”
The San Marino High School varsity football team faced a tough preseason schedule and it didn’t get any easier in its Rio Hondo League opener last Friday. Continue reading “San Marino Shut Out by Monrovia in League”
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”
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”
Although its two elementary schools have had relatively stable enrollment in recent years, the San Marino Unified School District appears to be losing enrollment most significantly starting at the middle school level, according to the district’s most recent figures. Continue reading “Solutions Mulled as Public School Attendance Declines”
The City Council voted unanimously to take the next step with regards to two traffic project ideas that, if realized, would be funded by L.A. Metro and would be expected to improve motorist travel along Huntington Drive at select locations. Continue reading “Modifications to Huntington Drive Top City Council Agenda”
The San Marino High School varsity football team couldn’t keep up with host Newport Harbor of Newport Beach, falling to the Sailors, 48-7, in a nonleague game last Friday.
Newport Harbor, No. 2 in CIF Southern Section Division 9, scored 48 unanswered points and brought the Titans down to 1-5 on the season.
San Marino was the first team to get on the board early when Niko Mavridis connected with Trond Grizzell for a 71-yard touchdown pass with just more than 10 minutes remaining in the first quarter.
That’s as good as it got for the Titans’ offense as junior quarterback Cole Lavin threw five touchdown passes for the Sailors, who improved to 5-0 on the season. He completed 20 of 25 passes for 222 yards. Continue reading “Titans Can’t Slow Down Newport Harbor in 48-7 Defeat”