As world leaders scramble to shape events in Ukraine, China has stood by unable even to articulate its stance, exposing its muddled approach to foreign affairs despite its fast-growing global interests and stature, analysts say.
The Dalai Lama will lead the US Senate in prayer on Thursday as the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader rallies support among leaders of Congress, aides said.
A prominent Beijing scholar who recently fled to the United States warned Thursday that China was sending “spies” to US universities and urged caution on academic cooperation....Read More
The San Marino City Council Wednesday night voted 3-1 to adopt the much debated draft Housing Element. The Element will likely be sent to the State next week, after which point the City will learn if it is certified....Read More
Mayor Dennis Kneier will host community meetings every second Thursday of the month in the Barth Room of the Crowell Public Library from 8 am to 10 am. No registration is required....Read More
The top US commander in the Pacific expressed concern Thursday that he has no direct line to his counterpart in China in the case of a crisis in the region.
A unit of Chinese soldiers arrived in Mali on Thursday to strengthen the United Nations peacekeeping force in the troubled west African nation’s rebel-infested north, sources told AFP.
Saying he has “been blessed to be an educator for more than forty years,” San Marino Unified School District Superintendent Loren Kleinrock told The Tribune last week that he will announce his retirement at Tuesday night’s board meeting.
His statement was voluntarily embargoed by this newspaper until Kleinrock informed fellow administrators and staff members throughout the community. Kleinrock will remain at his position until June 30, the last day of the school district’s fiscal year.
An unanticipated vacancy has occurred on the South Pasadena Senior Citizen Commission, a five-member Commission, that acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to senior citizens. Among its many duties are to cooperate with other governmental agencies and civic groups in the advancement of senior citizen planning and programming and to formulate and propose policies on senior citizen services.