California Art Club President Peter Adams works on his painting at La Casita del Arroyo in Pasadena. Photos by Stacy Lee

Plein Air Exhibition, Sale to Feature Local Artists’ Arroyo Seco Art

More than a dozen plein air artists spent last week documenting the natural beauty of the Arroyo Seco and its surroundings. Their works will be on display and for sale at the Plein Air Paintings of the Arroyo Seco Art Exhibition and Sale on Sunday, Aug. 2 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at the La Casita del Arroyo, 177 S. Arroyo Ave., in Pasadena. Read More

Spending the Summer with Shakespeare

IMG_3643web Nine-year-old SanMarino resident Olivia is in the middle of spending five weeks getting to know Shakespeare. She is taking part in A Noise Within’s Summer with Shakespeare along with 105 other kids between six and 18 years old. Read More

San Marino School Board Lays Out Game Plan at Huntington Summit

PICTURED ABOVE, left to right, are Board members Joseph Chang, Nam Jack, Board president Lisa link, Shelley Ryan and Chris Norgaard. Mitch Lehman Photo The notion of six hours spent at The Huntington Library summons up images of leisurely walks through pristine gardens and interaction with one of the world’s truly iconic art collections. But for the five members of San Marino’s school board, the July 17 experience at Arabella and Henry’s former home was strikingly different, but might possibly bring forth similar masterpieces. Read More

Special Olympics Flame of Hope to Arrive in Los Angeles

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope, which has been carried in a torch relay across the United States by thousands of runners on three routes, will arrive on Friday, July 10 in downtown Los Angeles, where a cauldron will be lit two weeks ahead of the Special Olympics World Games' opening ceremony. Read More

‘Symphony of Cars’ Gala Bigger Than Ever

The Weiss Family:  Alden, Meredith, Adam, Aaron, Andrew, Valerie, Alan and Aileen Weiss; Photo by Judith Ann Warren This year’s San Marino Motor Classic Gala was bigger than ever. Since the goal is to raise money for charity, the event done on a grander scale would help to raise even more money, said Paul Colony, a co-founder of the motor classic. Read More

San Marino High School Recognizes Prometheans for Class of 2015

Prometheans San Marino High School on Tuesday morning saluted 34 members of the graduating Class of 2015 who were recognized as Prometheans for their outstanding achievements in academics, leadership, community service and “the positive difference they have made on the campus of San Marino High School for the past four years,” in the words of Assistant Principal Doug Berry. Read More

San Marino Garden Club Honors J.P. Blecksmith

PICTURED ABOVE, left to right, are FRONT ROW: Terry Golden, Evelyn Peterson, President Marilyn Peck, Amanda Abrams and Linda Gutierrez. TOP ROW: Gretchen Shepherd-Romey, Marlene Klusman, Mary Modjeski, Lynette Sohl, Debra Spaulding and Kathleen Bescoby.  Mitch Lehman Photo The San Marino Garden Club paid eternal tribute to the memory of United States Marine Lt. J.P. Blecksmith by sponsoring the planting of 200 trees in the Angeles National Forest through the Penny Pines program, which is operated through National  Garden Clubs, Inc. Read More

San Marino Chamber of Commerce Event Canceled

The San Marino Chamber of Commerce’s “Evening at the Huntington” event scheduled for Thursday, May 14 at from 5 - 7:30 p.m. has been canceled due to the threat of inclement weather. It may be rescheduled to a later date. Read More