The Beach and the Boardroom Converge for Abrams, Baxter

San Marinans Dave Abrams, left, and Charlie Baxter purchased Reyn Spooner in January 2015. long-standing television advertising campaign during the 80s centered around a man named Victor Kiam, who stared into the camera and declared ‘I love Norelco electric razors so much – I bought the company!’ A similar sentiment swept through the 91108 this past January when San Marino resident Dave Abrams and former San Marinan Charlie Baxter teamed up with a small group of friends and acquired Reyn Spooner, manufacturer of iconic Hawaiian shirts. 2:17 pm Read More

Salute to Our Veterans: John Morris

John Morris, Memorial Day, Lacy Park, 2015 John Morris defeated the United States Postal Service and – as Robert Frost sort of said – that has made all the difference. Unbeknownst to the longtime San Marino resident, Morris’s “letter from Lyndon [Johnson] was in the mail” drafting him into the Unites States Armed Forces when he decided to enlist in the Navy Reserves instead. 9:10 am Read More
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Owner Proposes Tear Down of Wallace Neff House

The question of historical preservation is still lingering for the 1040 Oak Grove Place house, which was built by Wallace Neff in 1955. The case was on the San Marino Planning Commission’s agenda for the Aug. 26 meeting, but the applicants requested and were granted a continuance to Sept. 23. 9:09 am Read More

Obama Lauds New Orleans a Decade After Katrina

President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans and its people after seeing first-hand Thursday, Aug. 28 how far the "Big Easy" has come, 10 years after Hurricane Katrina laid waste to swathes of one of America's most famous cities. 2:52 pm Read More

The question of historical preservation is still lingering for the 1040 Oak Grove Place house, which was built by Wallace Neff in 1955. The case was on the San Marino Planning Commission’s agenda for the Aug. 26 meeting, but the applicants requested and were granted a continuance to Sept. 23.

A former boyfriend of a 31-year-old Monrovia mother of two whose body was found in her car in June was arrested Thursday, Aug. 27 on suspicion of murdering her.

New Gym at Huntington Middle School Is A Go

A schematic of the new gymnasium for Huntington Middle School The San Marino School Board on Aug. 14 gave the go-ahead for a new gymnasium at Huntington Middle School that would open in November 2017 if the project sticks to schedule. The two-level, 26,000-square-foot, $14 million facility will include locker rooms, classrooms, a media lab, offices - and of course, a much needed gymnasium – with additional multi-purpose space and will be built in the same general location as the existing facility. 10:13 am Read More

Shohfi On 2 National Watch Lists

San Marino High School senior wide receiver J.P. Shohfi makes a catch at last Saturday’s Blue & White scrimmage in Titan Stadium. Daryl Chan Photo A record-shattering season last year has landed San Marino High School senior J.P. Shohfi on two national watch lists, which were published recently by Max Preps. 11:11 am Read More