News from around the West San Gabriel Valley:
San Marino residents discuss likes and dislikes (San Marino Tribune)About 70 San Marino residents said Tuesday at a community forum that they were concerned about sidewalks, traffic management, speed enforcement, school safety, and a lack of a community swimming pool. When asked about the city's strengths, residents listed schools, police, fire, city council, and safety. The meeting was organized by San Marino City Council to help determine what facilities and services residents would like to see.
Rosemead dental hygienist charged with inappropriately touching a teenager (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)A dental hygienist is accused of inappropriately touching a 15-year-old girl in Rosemead. The 35-year-old is charged with three counts of lewd acts upon a child and a count of child molesting. He pleaded not guilty to the charges last week and will return to court on April 5 for a hearing.
San Marino passes annual parcel tax for schools (Pasadena Sun)San Marino voters passed last week an extension of an annual parcel tax, Measure R, for another six years. Nearly 75 percent of mail-in ballots approved the measure. The $330 million annual parcel tax was first passed in 1991 to provide funding for 18 San Marino schools and their employees.
Our news roundup includes stories from Alhambra, Monterey Park, San Gabriel, South Pasadena, Pasadena, El Sereno, San Marino, Rosemead, and Temple City.