Obama Lauds New Orleans a Decade After Katrina

President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans and its people after seeing first-hand Thursday, Aug. 28 how far the "Big Easy" has come, 10 years after Hurricane Katrina laid waste to swathes of one of America's most famous cities. Read More

The Beach and the Boardroom Converge for Abrams, Baxter

San Marinans Dave Abrams, left, and Charlie Baxter purchased Reyn Spooner in January 2015. long-standing television advertising campaign during the 80s centered around a man named Victor Kiam, who stared into the camera and declared ‘I love Norelco electric razors so much – I bought the company!’ A similar sentiment swept through the 91108 this past January when San Marino resident Dave Abrams and former San Marinan Charlie Baxter teamed up with a small group of friends and acquired Reyn Spooner, manufacturer of iconic Hawaiian shirts. Read More

France Honors Heroes for Train Attack ‘Courage’

President Francois Hollande on Monday, Aug. 24 bestowed France's highest honor on a group of Americans and a Briton who overpowered a Moroccan gunman on a crowded train, saying the whole world "admires their courage and cool composure." Read More

‘The Birdman’ Stabbed Outside of Disneyland

One man stabbed another during an argument outside Disneyland, police said Monday, Aug. 24. The stabbing in the 1500 block of South Harbor Boulevard occurred just before 10 p.m. Sunday, said Anaheim police Sgt. Jay Gallacher. Read More

Flag Raised Over U.S. Embassy in Cuba

The Marine guard of the reopened U.S. embassy in Cuba raised the Stars and Stripes Friday, Aug. 14 for the first time in 54 years, as Secretary of State John Kerry urged Havana to choose a democratic future. Read More

San Marino Golfer Wins PGA Junior Girls’ Championship

Elizabeth Trophy Elizabeth Wang, a sophomore-to-be at San Marino High School, survived a one-hole playoff last Thursday to win the 40th Junior PGA Girls’ Division championship at Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas. Elizabeth is a member of San Marino High School’s record-setting girls’ golf team, which last year finished fifth in the state of California – […] Read More

LA County Child Contracts Plague

A Los Angeles County child contracted plague after visiting Stanislaus National Forest and camping in Yosemite National Park, state health officials announced Thursday, July 6, saying it's the first human case in California since 2006. Read More

Wildfires Rage Across California

Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires Sunday in drought-parched California, where officials evacuated entire neighborhoods and closed miles of highway in the path of the inferno, which has claimed at least one life. Read More

2015 Special Olympics Conclude in Los Angeles

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games -- described by organizers as the largest international gathering in Los Angeles history and the biggest sporting event in the Southland since the 1984 Summer Olympics -- have come to a close. Read More

Sts. Felicitas & Perpetua Students Attend JrNYLC

Saints Felicitas & Perpetua School incoming sixth-graders Julian Rivera, Kayla Tan and Nathaniel Rosales  Photo by Stacy Lee For the first time in the history of Saints Felicitas & Perpetua School, three students – Kayla Tan, Julian Rivera and Nathaniel Rosales – recently represented it in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. Read More

NASA Confirms ‘Older, Bigger Cousin to Earth’

NASA's Kepler orbiting telescope confirmed the existence of an "older, bigger cousin to Earth" 1,400 light years away -- the first planet known to be in a habitable zone around a sun-like star, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced Thursday, July 23. Read More

U.S. Open to Return to Los Angeles

The U.S. Open Championship golf tournament will return to Los Angeles for the first time since 1948, officials with the United States Golf Association announced Wednesday, July 22. Read More