Author: Winston Chua

Lauren Hickey

Cathay Bank’s San Marino Distinguished Student

Lauren Hickey, grade 11, is a triple threat, a super talent who sings, dances, and acts at the highest level.  She works hard and has the lead in the upcoming Musical The Addams Family.  She is enrolled in both Advanced Drama and Advanced Dance, which is an extraordinary level of commitment, especially for a junior. […] 3:32 pm Read More

Valentine’s ‘Girls Night In’

Luyi Khasi, Cindy Yung, Weni Wilson, Christin Yoo, Jessica Zhang, Nancy Ko Close to a hundred Valentine Elementary School mothers recently gathered at the home of Kristin and Greg Chapman for a special "Girls' Night In" celebration in anticipation of the impending Valentine Royale Parent Party. 11:49 am Read More

H&M to Open in Taiwan

Swedish fashion giant H&M said Wednesday net profits for 2014 rose almost a fifth and pledged to speed up its global expansion. 11:37 am Read More

20 Years to Life for Duarte Man

A Duarte man who had three prior DUI convictions was sentenced today to 20 years to life in prison for causing the death of a woman in a crash after he had been drinking. 11:32 am Read More

$162 Million for Parks and Open Space

In a recently released report requested by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the County Counsel revealed that approximately $162 million in available Proposition A funds can be spent without state legislation. 10:04 am Read More

Antonovich Criticizes Driving Licenses to Illegals

Mayor Michael D. Antonovich sharply criticized the $240 million dollar cost to implement AB60, authored by Democratic Assemblyman Luis Alejo of Watsonville and signed by Governor Brown, to issue 1.4 million California driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants over the next three years. 10:01 am Read More

112 Cited at Police Dept’s Crosswalk Op

The San Marino Police Department returned last Wednesday morning to the site of their first pedestrian safety operation of the modern era – the corner of Huntington Drive and Chelsea Road. 11:06 am Read More

SMHS Class at Huntington Is A ‘Game-Changer’

Starting in the fall, San Marino High School will partner with The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens to provide a groundbreaking learning experience for twenty-two seniors and juniors, who will receive access to collections not available to the general public. 9:35 am Read More

More Controversy for Blurred Lines

Attorney arguments set today in litigation between Marvin Gaye III and Robin Thicke could amount to one of the final hearings before the closely watched copyright infringement lawsuit over the megahit "Blurred Lines" goes before a jury. 9:25 am Read More

Girl Scout Kick Off Cookie Cookie Season

troop 12581 rose court More than 700 Girl Scouts from the San Gabriel Valley and throughout L.A. gathered for the local Girl Scout Cookie Program which begins February 1.  Girls began with a cookie pep rally and took part in activities focusing on the five skills girls learn as part of the cookie program which are: goal-setting, money management, […] 11:59 am Read More

Bogaard’s Final State of the City Address

In Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard's final State of the City address held at the Pasadena Playhouse, he touched on a number of citywide issues including one that was "on many everyone's minds," the embezzlement of $6.4 million from a former city employee. 11:35 pm Read More

Canonization of Father Serra

The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles is hailing the decision by Pope Francis to canonize Father Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan priest who is both revered and reviled for founding nine missions in California. 9:50 am Read More

Arcadia Burglars On the Loose

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives asked for the public's help to identify and locate two people who burgled a home in Arcadia. 9:47 am Read More

Pasadena State of the City Thursday Night

The public is invited to join Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, City Councilmembers and other civic and business leaders for the annual Mayor’s State of the City event on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at the historic Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the formal program starting at 7 p.m. 5:07 pm Read More

Festival of the Arts

ArtsRockPoster2 On Saturday, January 31, the annual San Marino Schools' Celebration of the Arts Festival, entitled Arts Rock!, will be held at San Marino High School from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 10:49 am Read More

Wells Fargo Surprises Vet With Keys to New Home

AR-150109988 The response of excitement and shock was quickly overtaken by a posture of gratitude and acceptance – all played out in front of a huge Rose Parade crowd at the corner of Orange Grove and Colorado Blvd. along with an estimated 40 million television viewers in the United States alone. 10:06 am Read More

California Art Club at the Old Mill

royalarchesandhalfdome There is no better way to explore the best that California has to offer than a road trip, and in 2015, the California Art Club will dedicate its exhibitions at the California Art Club Gallery at The Old Mill to this classic American pastime. 1:10 pm Read More

Brookdale Monrovia Ribbon Cutting

On Tuesday, January 13 at 10:45 a.m., you and your guests are invited to join for tours, refreshments and a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the renaming of Gables Monrovia to Brookdale Monrovia. 12:11 pm Read More