Tagged: San Marino

Firefighter Lets ‘the Cat Out of the Bag’ at Chamber Event

Engineer Nathan Foth What started out as a good-natured, small town community event ended in awkward silence and whispered astonishment last Thursday afternoon when Engineer Nathan Foth – who had just been named San Marino’s ‘Firefighter Paramedic of the Year’ for 2015 – lashed out at City Manager John Schaefer’s treatment of Foth and his counterparts during terse contract negotiations that have reached impasse. 10:31 am Read More

San Marino City Council Considers Loss of Taxes

Tom Santley, Committee of San Marino Residents for Measures U & SA co-chair, speaks on the Utility User Tax and Public Safety Tax during a press conference. Approximately $4.6 million is on the line during the November election this year. Voters in San Marino will decide whether to renew the existing Utility User Tax and the Public Safety Tax, which could result in major budget cuts. 3:22 pm Read More

San Marino Police Arrest Carjacking Suspect

On Monday, Sept. 7, at approximately 7:34 a.m., the San Marino Police Department received several 911 phone calls regarding a single vehicle traffic collision with injuries, in the area of Los Robles Avenue and Mission Road. 10:51 am Read More

San Marino Burglary Suspect Arrested

A man was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 1 after DNA evidence linked him to a residential burglary in San Marino that occurred in February. Andrew Aguilar is currently on parole for a separate residential burglary. 9:21 am Read More

Salute to Our Veterans: Dr. Steve Park

United States Navy Lt. Commander Steve Park Some of the records he held as a pass receiver at San Marino High School are being broken, but none of that seems to matter to 1993 graduate Dr. Steve Park. It could be his military experience, or medical training – or both – no matter what, his calm, humble manner surrounds him. 9:08 am Read More

Owner Proposes Tear Down of Wallace Neff House

The question of historical preservation is still lingering for the 1040 Oak Grove Place house, which was built by Wallace Neff in 1955. The case was on the San Marino Planning Commission’s agenda for the Aug. 26 meeting, but the applicants requested and were granted a continuance to Sept. 23. 9:09 am 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. 2:17 pm 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. 9:30 am Read More