Tigers Are Just Too Much for San Marino

Sarah Gines The San Marino High School varsity volleyball team ended a drought of dual match competition last Thursday afternoon with their Rio Hondo League opener against defending champion South Pasadena. It might as well have been titled ‘The Kate Kutzer Show’ as the tigers’ outside hitter had a field day, leading the visitors to a 3-1 victory by set scores of 25-9, 25-17, 25-27 and 25-7. Read More

Frosh-Soph Roll Normans

BuECOUx-svvhuNudWP3g1VcQI9KcO3KohoGJQEkCyhA With an oil well churning away just behind the grandstand and office towers hovering in the distance, last Saturday morning's frosh-soph football game between San Marino and host Beverly Hills had the feel of an east coast prep school polo match. Read More

Blessing of the Animals at Gooden School

Maddox England, Brooks Walker,Gabriel Paz with Butterscotch th esnake The Blessing of the Animals took place this morning at The Gooden School in Sierra Madre.  Students and families brought their pets to be blessed in a special service on the campus of the school. Animals have in previous years included horses, ducks, lizards, snakes, iguanas, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits and turtles.  Founded in 1975, […] Read More

Valentine Students Line Up in Preparation for Fall Fair

019 Valentine’s Fall Fair takes place on Saturday, October 4 From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pictured here are some children of the Fall Fair’s steering committee photographed in front of the promotional banner on the school’s front lawn.  The event is open to the community and this year’s theme is “Valentine & the Chocolate Factory.” […] Read More

USC Trojan Affiliates Features Volleyball Coach Anna Biller on October 2

Collier USC Trojan Affiliates, a philanthropic and social women’s group, of the University of Southern California invites alumni, parents, and friends to attend their upcoming meeting on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Mijares Restaurant, 145 Palmetto Drive, Pasadena.   Social no host bar begins at 6:00 p.m. with dinner, the program, and meeting at 7:00 p.m.  The evening will feature Anna Biller Collier, USC Women’s Sand Volleyball Coach and sand volleyball players USC Senior Kirby Burnham and USC Freshman Sara Hughes. Read More

Bike Safety Day

Sid Danenhauer, Ethan Kinoshita Many third grade Valentine students participated in Bike Safety Day on campus recently during their physical education period.  These students had the opportunity to take a riding safety test and to have their bicycles licensed by the city.  Members from both the San Marino Fire Department and San Marino Police Department were on-site to help with the event.   “The day […] Read More

Pasadena Poly Tennis Scores

Pasadena Poly at Arcadia High School    Overall Score:  Pasadena Poly: 3; Arcadia: 15 Season Record: Pasadena Poly: Overall: 4-1   Singles: Pasadena Poly Shalini Haupt: 0-3 Anna Lamb: 0-3 Kelly Liu: 0-3   Arcadia Angelica Zhou: 3-0 Anna Qin: 3-0 Aubrie Weissbuch: 3-0   Doubles: Pasadena Poly Brooke Olson and Sami Collins: 3-0 Julia […] Read More

Lancers Win Cross Country Invitational

First row (from left): Mia Baca, Jacqueline Tooley. Second row (from left): Lance Alviso, Michael Brennan, Alexander Nino, Ryan Alvarez, Samantha Knapp, Eleni Daughters, Hannah Howard, Makenna Maucher, Ashley Mayo, Abigail Marich, Bettina Lee. Top row (from left): Daniel Costello, Noah Sisson, Dominic Leis, Jack Freiberger, Robert Sweeney, Matthew Brennan, Michael Gibbs, Tom Usle, Sebastian Martinez, Jordan Rupp, Harvey Situ, Curtis Antonides. The La Salle Lancer girls cross country team finished first at the Grant Nunnally Invitational at Moreno Valley Community College on Saturday, September 13. La Salle freshman, Makenna Maucher finished second overall, after covering the very hilly course, in 19:24. La Salle senior Tom Usle finished 14th overall for the boys. Read More

Titans Dance Past San Gabriel In Quarter Time

Wicke master by Mitch Lehman Just three years ago, San Gabriel High School’s varsity football team advanced to the CIF championship game, so many without local football-whisperers without a microscope to that program expected a little more resistance from the time-to-time power when San Marino paid a neighborly visit last Friday night. What the Titans got instead […] Read More

Valentine Movie Night a Prelude to Upcoming Fair

Colleen Shields (Principal), Anna-Marie Grizzell (PTA President) Valentine Elementary School students, family members and friends recently gathered for a movie night experience under the stars in anticipation of Valentine's upcoming Fall Fair, "Valentine & The Chocolate Factory."  The sold out movie event took place at Centennial Field at Stoneman School. Read More

Be Alert: Asian Tiger Mosquito Could Enter San Marino

Asian Tiger Mosquito The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District issued a warning to San Gabriel Valley residents to be on the lookout for an invasive species of insect called the Asian Tiger Mosquito (Ae. albopictus) which could be carrying a debilitating virus. Read More

9-10 Softball All-Stars Finish Second In State Tourney

The San Marino 9-10 Softball All-Stars completed a magical run and finished 2nd in all of Southern California Little League.   The local girls represented San Marino and all of District 17 – including Pasadena Southwest Little League and Pasadena American Little League – in winning the Section 2 Championship in Canyon Country on July 8th. Read More