The Arcadia and Monrovia Rotary Clubs have joined forces to build a sustainable garden at the Monrovia Boys and Girls Club. With funds donated by both clubs, along with a Rotary District 5300 Foundation Lefler grant, the project will enable children to grow fresh fruit and vegetables.
In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Westfield Santa Anita, the premier shopping center in the San Gabriel Valley, and the Chinese American Museum unveiled a unique pop-up exhibit today showcasing the history of Chinese Americans in California. The exhibit, titled “Community on the Move: Chinese Americans in California (1869-1965),” is curated by the Chinese American Museum, a learning institution dedicated to researching, preserving and sharing the stories, experiences and contributions of Chinese Americans in the United States. Located on The Promenade at Westfield Santa Anita from May 18, 2013 to May 31, 2013, the interactive exhibit explores Chinese Americans’ struggles and successes throughout history that shaped the community’s growth.
BEAMING WITH PRIDE: Family members of the eleven 2013 Valentine Elementary School Heart of Gold honorees help recognize their loved ones’ contributions (honorees names in bold). PICTURED ABOVE, left to right, are FRONT ROW: Lauren Navarrete, Alyssa Navarrete, Julian Navarrete, Colin Eriksen, Lauren Eriksen, Aya Rosen, Erisa Rosen, Bernard Su, Eli Su and Renee Rodriguez. SECOND ROW: Luke Stiles, Kennedy Stiles, Gus Navarrete, Grace Lee-Navarrette, Kelly Duncan, Dougie Duncan (hiding), Dayan Rosen, Rusini-Haris-Rosen, Christine Franke, Paige Franke, Claire Franke, Mary Lee, Abby Lee and Caris Lee. THIRD ROW: Les Allan, Celeste Allan, Tim Kuhlman, Harriet Kuhlman, Lon Duncan, Lynn Eriksen, Steve Eriksen, David Rodriguez, Mia Su, Po Su, Alice Wang and Tom Lee....Read More
San Marino High School last Friday received more notoriety for their highly prestigious California State Civic Learning Award for Excellence, a distinction given to just three schools in the entire state of California....Read More
The San Marino Unified School District’s board of education approved an agreement with the San Marino Teachers Association at their meeting on Tuesday, agreeing to a contract that includes a 1.65% salary schedule increase, a realignment of longevity steps, two additional professional development days as well as two additional instructional days....Read More
“Flamingo Flocking has begun! Flocking is a tradition in San Marino to support Grad Night and help raise funds to make a night for seniors to remember. Residents wake up to a Flock of Flamingos in their yard. With a donation to Grad Night, the flock will disappear from your yard. If you wish to be flocked, please email Debra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For high school seniors the college planning/application/decision making process should now be complete. For them, the next step is to plan ahead – make travel plans, register for orientation activities, and complete the housing forms.
Local schools are receiving much needed and very welcome financial support from the Hows Market eScrip Program.
The San Marino Chamber of Commerce is hatching big plans to make this year’s ‘Evening at the Huntington’ an evening every San Marino resident won’t want to miss.