Talt Campaign Kickoff Draws Enthusiastic Crowd

Steve Talt speaks to his supporters. Photo by Mitch Lehman It was apparent that Steve Talt was going through a sentimental epiphany. Back at his boyhood home, having just received an enthusiastic introduction from former San Marino Mayor Rosemary ‘Rary’ Simmons – his late mother’s best friend – and surrounded by almost three hundred friends and family members at his city council kickoff reception. Read More

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