• The San Marino City Council on Friday morning unanimously passed an emergency ordinance prohibiting approval of any permit or entitlement to develop property designated commercial in the land use element of the General Plan and zoned R-1 in response to a controversial application by a developer to build a nine-unit condominium complex at 415 Huntington Drive – former site of East West Bank headquarters and prior, Avery Labels.

    A former mayor of Rosemead was sentenced today to 21 months in federal prison for attempted witness tampering and lying to the FBI.

     

    After working for more than thirty-one years in the city, San Marino Police Chief Tim Harrigan told The Tribune over the weekend of his intention to retire from the post on December 31.

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    Accusing him of “implement[ing] policies contrary to the character and values of San Marino,” using “acts of intimidation and misrepresentation” to “achieve favored policies and programs,” exhibiting “un-mayoral behavior during council meetings by insulting, ridiculing and deriding residents expressing their opinions during Public Comment” portions of council meetings and engaging in “retaliatory behavior against a resident expressing opposition” to his policies, one hundred and one San Marino residents who signed on the dotted line filed a Notice of Intention to Circulate Recall Petition for the city council seat of the Honorable Dennis Kneier with City Clerk Veronica Ruiz on June 26.

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    San Marino residents Wednesday night at city hall continued to express their opposition to any potential zone changes in the city that might make it more convenient or even possible for a future developer to erect condominiums or multi-use facilities in the future.

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    The San Marino City Council Wednesday night voted 3-2 to discontinue the city’s farmers market.

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    Taiwan on Monday placed two military outposts facing China under civilian control, in a significant step towards opening them to tourists and another sign of the warming ties between the two former bitter rivals.

    With more than one hundred residents packed into City Hall and chomping at the bit to fire away at a proposed nine-unit condominium project on Huntington Drive, a tall, tan man in an off-white suit silenced the throng with a most unexpected statement.

    State Board of Equalization member Betty Yee leads Assembly Speaker Emeritus John Perez by 861 votes in the see-saw race for the second spot on the November ballot for state controller entering today’s resumption of counting previously unprocessed ballots.

    Calling his now world-recognized act of tossing a plastic bag of dog waste on neighbor Philip Lao’s walkway “insensitive, disrespectful and wrong,” San Marino City Councilman Dennis Kneier on Tuesday afternoon stepped down as mayor. He will remain on the city council, according to discussions with The Tribune. Vice Mayor Eugene Sun will take over as mayor through June 27 – the council’s next scheduled meeting – when a new a new mayor and vice mayor will be selected.

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