Completing the Light Rail Track: Pasadena to Azusa

image003 Earlier this month, under a nearly cloudless sky, dignitaries representing the San Gabriel Valley locally, in Sacramento, and Washington DC came together with more than 400 project supporters to mark the occasion of a significant project milestone: completion of all light rail track work for the 11.5-mile Pasadena to Azusa project. The Track Completion Ceremony […] Read More

Hathaway-Sycamores Receives Grants From Charitable Organizations

BillMartone-headshot PASADENA – Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services, one of Los Angeles County’s leading providers of children’s mental-health services, recently received four generous and much needed grants from area foundations. The largest grant, $150,000.00, was awarded by The Rose Hills Foundation, which is based in Pasadena. Hathaway-Sycamores will use these funds to renovate its Highland Park […] Read More

Taiwan Artists Part of CMJ Music Marathon

by Shaun Tanson NEW YORK, October 26, 2014 (AFP) – More than 1,300 musicians descended on New York for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, which provides a stage to emerging artists vying for greater recognition in the industry. While the number of music festivals has soared in recent years, 33-year-old CMJ — originally named for the […] Read More

Hillsides Celebrates Donors and Volunteers at Annual Awards Ceremony

DSC_1505 Four outstanding individuals and organizations were recognized at Hillsides Circle of Excellence dinner held at Noor in Pasadena on October 21, 2014. This annual awards dinner recognizes donors and volunteers who have gone above and beyond in giving their time, talent, and resources to Hillsides. Those honored were: Hillsides Lifetime Achievement Award – Astrid Fishbein. […] Read More

Type 1 Diabetes Up Significantly

The rate of type 1 diabetes diagnoses among non- Hispanic white youth increased significantly from 2002 to 2009 in all but the youngest age group of children, according to a new study led by a Kaiser Permanente Southern California researcher. Read More

Knott’s Sued by Visitor

A visitor to Knott's Berry Farm is suing the theme park alleging she was inappropriately touched and spoken to rudely in a maze room during last year's Scary Farm event. Read More

Yahoo Surges on Alibaba Sales

Yahoo said Tuesday its quarterly profit surged with its sale of shares in Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba, and that it was seeing signs of life in its mobile Internet initiatives. Read More

2015 Rose Queen Announced

Photo 1_Reaction The Tournament of Roses today named Madison Elaine Triplett as the 97th Rose Queen in an official ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Plaza. Presented by Citizens Business Bank, the announcement concludes a month- long process that began with more than 700 Pasadena-area young women who participated in the Royal Court tryouts. The ceremony was […] Read More

Villa Esperanza Honors San Marino NCL With Volunteer Award

IMG_8219 On Sunday, October 5 at the Villa Esperanza Services 18th Annual Achievement Awards dinner the San Marino Chapter of the National Charity League (NCL) was presented with the Robert Loebbecke Volunteer of the Year Award. The award was bestowed to the San Marino Chapter of NCL for their years of dedication and support they have shown Villa. The harvest themed celebration took place at La Salle High School and included pumpkin decorating, dancing and dinner. The evening culminated with awards presented to Villa’s Adult participants. Read More

Dr. Edmond Pi Recognized for Commitment to Service

image006 At the Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich recognized Dr. Edmond Pi for his 33 years of dedicated service to Los Angeles County. Dr. Pi began his career in 1980 with the Department of Mental Health after completing his psychiatry residency at Stony Brook University in New York State and his chief residency at the University of Kentucky.  Read More

Election Endorsements

From the Publisher, Clif Smith Published Thursday, October 16, 2014 The San Marino Tribune encourages all registered voters to vote. We respect whatever your private decisions may be, but it’s the duty of all citizens to vote. With one party — the Democrat Party — constantly blocking even the smallest efforts to ensure that our […] Read More

Bill and Sally Hurt Honorees at CHLA’s Noche de Niños

by Winston Chua Longtime San Marino resident Bill Hurt and his wife Sally were named honorees at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles’ annual gala Noche de Niños Saturday night. The Hurts received the philanthropists Courage to Care Award at the gala, which raised more than $3.1 million in unrestricted funds, helping CHLA meet important […] Read More

The Meaning Behind Anabel Higgins’ Jewelry

by Winston Chua Jewelry designer Anabel Higgins held her first-ever trunk show at Single Stone on Mission Street earlier this month. Guests and friends of the store walked in and out throughout the day to both peruse the new collection and to get a chance to speak with Higgins herself, who started her line during […] Read More

“It’s Getting Colder Because of Global Warming.” — NOT

From the Publisher, Clif Smith Published Thursday, October 9, 2014   Really. How do we know this? Because government-funded computer modelers say so. Many in our community are attorneys and scientists. Attorneys look at the facts. If the facts help their client’s position, they argue the facts. If the facts hurt their client’s position, they […] Read More