A schematic of the new gymnasium for Huntington Middle School

New Gym at Huntington Middle School Is A Go

The San Marino School Board on Aug. 14 gave the go-ahead for a new gymnasium at Huntington Middle School that would open in November 2017 if the project sticks to schedule. The two-level, 26,000-square-foot, $14 million facility will include locker rooms, classrooms, a media lab, offices - and of course, a much needed gymnasium – with additional multi-purpose space and will be built in the same general location as the existing facility. Read More

Bellwood Project Gets New Height Approved

Ban Tieu, the owner of 1565 Bellwood Road in San Marino, was back before the city’s Design Review Committee on Wednesday, Aug. 5 with a revised proposal for his house. Construction for the home was underway when significant issues with the plans arose. Read More

San Marino City Council Extends Moratorium

San Marino City Council extended a moratorium prohibiting the approval of any type of permit to develop on specific properties that are unclear as to whether it is commercial or residential. The moratorium is in place for up to one year, but council directed staff to get it done in six months. Read More

DRC Asks Applicants to Bring Back New Designs

1135 Winston Ave. Owners of the Gothic house at 1135 Winston Ave. have once again come before the Design Review Committee with plans in an attempt to construct a new two-story residence, but DRC members were not fully convinced the house would be consistent with itself. 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

ASID Tour Raises More Thank $1700 For Hillsides

Small was beautiful for Hillsides during the 28th Annual American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Pasadena Chapter’s Kitchen and Home Tour that highlighted the beauty of small homes. The event, held on Sunday, October 19, raised $1,773 for Hillsides. Read More