Communication Stressed at PfA’s First Town Hall Meeting

Young people face a myriad of challenges growing up in the 21st century, but a key factor in raising a happy, healthy kid is an open line of communication, a four-person panel seemed to agree on at Partnership for Awareness’s town hall meeting, held Sept. 30 in the Webb Theatre at San Marino High School. Read More

17th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk Planned in Pasadena

Photo by Arcega Photography The 17th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk is just around the corner and the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is inviting animal lovers and their canine friends to its community fundraiser for animals at Brookside Park adjacent to the Rose Bowl on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More

LA Hosts 2-Day U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit

Officials from the United States and China -- the world's top two sources of greenhouse gas -- will hold a two-day summit in Los Angeles starting Tuesday, Sept. 15 to discuss strategies for fighting climate change in their respective countries. Read More

Huntington PTA Discusses Expanding School Programs

New Assistant Principal Michael Lin speaks to the Huntington Middle School PTA on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Photo by Krista Daly Colleges are less concerned about grades and more interested in extracurricular activities, stated San Marino Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Alex Cherniss. This is why the focus for San Marino schools is on expanding and supplementing programs for the students. Read More

Blue & White Scrimmage On A Red Hot Day

It was difficult to think about football on Saturday, Aug. 15 when human instinct merely considered survival. With temperatures well over 100 degrees on the Titan Stadium turf, all of the 70-plus athletes in the San Marino High School football program donned either white or blue and showed their wares. Read More

Talent Showcased at Monrovia Art Walk

Rene Rodriguez poses with his watercolor paintings. Photos by Krista Daly Abstract art holds the emotions of Hoofrish Patel. “There are two aspects to why I do abstract art,” she said.“The color and you’re not drawing something that’s already there.” Patel is one of many artists who displayed work at the Monrovia Art Walk on Saturday, July 25, hosted by the Monrovia Association of Fine Arts. Read More

Lacy Park Softball League Closes 70th Season In Style

PICTURED ABOVE, left to right, are Willie Forgatch, Garret Young, Dave Bise, Spencer McCroskey, Allison McCroskey, Manager Greg Forgatch, Joy Flores, Royce Stuteville, Kirk Pastre, Meghan Stone, Ed Bugarin and Billy McMickle. NOT PICTURED: Trent Hill, Harold Young, Garret Glazier, Dave Avramovich and Alex Varga. Last Thursday evening’s championship game of the Lacy Park Fastpitch Softball League featured all the hallmarks strung together from seven decades of lively participation; skilled athleticism, debatable rules interpretations, good-natured banter and – most importantly – a whole lot of fun. Read More

Harrigian Follows In Her Father’s Footsteps

San Marino High School senior Olivia Harrigian and her father Mike Harrigian. Olivia Harrigian and her father, Mike, recently enjoyed a common experience, albeit one separated by 35 years. Olivia, a senior-to-be at San Marino High School, was a delegate to California Girls State, held last month at Claremont McKenna College. Mike–a 1981 graduate of San Marino High School–attended Boys State in 1980 at California State University, Sacramento. Read More

2015 Special Olympics Conclude in Los Angeles

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games -- described by organizers as the largest international gathering in Los Angeles history and the biggest sporting event in the Southland since the 1984 Summer Olympics -- have come to a close. Read More

Sts. Felicitas & Perpetua Students Attend JrNYLC

Saints Felicitas & Perpetua School incoming sixth-graders Julian Rivera, Kayla Tan and Nathaniel Rosales  Photo by Stacy Lee For the first time in the history of Saints Felicitas & Perpetua School, three students – Kayla Tan, Julian Rivera and Nathaniel Rosales – recently represented it in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. Read More

San Marino Sponsors 13 Republic of San Marino Special Olympics Athletes

The San Marino City Council is sponsoring all 13 athletes participating in the Special Olympics from the Republic of San Marino. The cost for each athlete is $250, which covers the cost of room, board and entertainment while they stay in the host town. The council originally budgeted $2,500 in the council hospitality account, but increased it to $3,250 total to cover these costs at the July 8 city council meeting.   Read More

Arcadians to host 87 Special Olympic Athletes This Week

More than 300 Arcadia volunteers, organizations, business members of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, City of Arcadia and Arcadia Unified School District are coming together this week to ensure a memorable first impression of the United States, California and Arcadia for 87 Special Olympics World Games athletes, coaches and mentors from the Caribbean dual-island country of Trinidad and Tobago as well as the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan).   Read More

San Marino Motor Classic A Success

Photo by Judith Ann Warren More than 200 classic and collector cars were on display on Sunday, June 14 at the 2015 San Marino Motor Classic at Lacy Park. Beneficiaries of the annual fundraiser are the San Marino Rotary, Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, and the Petersen Automotive Museum. Read More