San Marino City, Old Mill Foundation Strike New Deal

The Old Mill Foundation and City of San Marino agreed last week to a new memorandum of understanding, or MOU, regarding some of the management aspects of the historic structure, which is the oldest commercial building in Southern California. Read More

Bob Huff to Run for Los Angeles County Supervisor

Senator Bob Huff announced yesterday that he will be a candidate for seat of termed-out Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisor Mike Antonovich. San Marino is one of the many cities in the 5th District, which includes Arcadia, La Cañada, Pasadena, San Gabriel and South Pasadena. Antonovich will leave office in 2016. Read More

Burbank Could Hold Cure for San Marino Building Woes

As the San Marino City Council considers how to revise their city codes to ensure the growing problem of mansionization does not continue, a possible solution could be found in Burbank, who recently established an interim development control ordinance that would also restrict new construction on home projects. Read More

Nam Jack Named Woman of Distinction by Rep. Judy Chu

Nam Jack San Marino School Board member Nam Jack has been named one of fourteen San Gabriel Valley residents who will receive the 2015 Women of Distinction award from Rep. Judy Chu at a ceremony to be held at the San Marino Center on Saturday, April 18 at 10:00 a.m. Read More

Lisa Link, Chris Norgaard Will Defend Board Seats In November

Current San Marino School Board President Lisa Link and three-term Board Member Chris Norgaard told The Tribune this week that they will defend their seats at the Tuesday, November 3 election. The seats of Mrs. Link and Mr. Norgaard are the only two that will be contested this year as Nam Jack, Joseph Chang and Shelley Ryan have two years remaining on their current terms. Read More

San Marino City Council Passes Moratorium

A 45-day moratorium, which bans the issuance of building permits, the issuance of demolition permits or anything involving second story additions to an existing two-story house in the city of San Marino, was unanimously approved on Wednesday, April 8. Read More

Steve Talt to Seek Council Seat

Steve Talt Longtime San Marino resident and local attorney Steve Talt told The Tribune last week that he will seek one of the two city council seats that will be up for grabs at the Tuesday, November 3 election. Read More

Antonovich Top Aide to Run for L.A. County Supervisor

IMG_0563 Kathryn Barger told The Tribune exclusively Tuesday that she definitely will enter the race to succeed 5th District Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. Term limits will force Antonovich to leave office in 2016. Antonovich has endorsed Barger for the seat on the Board of Supervisors. Read More

Incumbent Dennis Kneier will run for San Marino City Council again

Kneier Admitting “the blemish” of his June 2014 incident in which he tossed a discarded bag of dog waste onto a neighbor’s yard, San Marino City Councilman Dennis Kneier told The Tribune this week that he will defend his seat at the Tuesday Nov. 3 election later this year. Two spots on the five-person panel will be contested as Mayor Eugene Sun’s term will also expire. Read More

Measure E Passes with 76 Percent Voter Support

The San Marino Unified School District’s Measure E – a special six-year, $865 per parcel tax vital to the business-as- usual function of California’s highest-rated unified school district – passed on Tuesday with 76.25 percent of the 2,628votes cast in assent. The parcel tax required a 2/3rds plus one majority vote for approval. Read More

Voter turnout for South Los Angeles-based councilmember extremely low

(CNS) Posted Wednesday, March 4 – 6:11 p.m. LOS ANGELES  – City Councilman-elect Marqueece Harris-Dawson said today even he was stunned by the low turnout during Tuesday’s election, during which voters chose him to succeed termed-out Councilman Bernard Parks in the 8th District. While the preliminary turnout citywide was 8.6 percent — a number that’s […] Read More

Taiwan Plans to Export Nuclear Waste

Taiwan has unveiled a Tw$11.25 billion ($356 million) plan to process nuclear waste overseas for the first time as its power plants approach capacity, sparking criticism from environmental groups. Read More