Posted on: February 25, 2016

Zika Virus Disease

Zika virus disease (or Zika) is spread to people through mosquito bites of the Aedes mosquito. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are: fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctiviti...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Free Compost Giveaway!

A free compost giveaway self-serve event will be held on Saturday, October 29th from 9 a.m. until noon at Lacy Park in the west end parking lot. Bring your own sturdy containers. There is a 30-gallon limit during the first hour and no limit from 10 a.m. u...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Invasive Aedes mosquito identified in San Marino

On Friday, September 2nd, an adult mosquito was found and confirmed to be an Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus). The mosquito was collected from a residential neighborhood near the intersection of N. Granada Ave and Roxbury Road. This is one of the ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

West Nile Virus Alert

What is West Nile virus? West Nile virus a "bird virus" that Is primarily transmitted between birds by mosquitoes. Thee virus Is transmitted to humans through the bite of a mosquito infected with West Nile virus. People who get West
Nile viru...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Moving of Firewood May Result in Damaging Insects Being Introduced

California is participating in the kickoff of the national “Firewood Scout” pilot program this summer in an effort to assist consumers in buying firewood local to where they will be burning it. The online Firewood Scout program will be especially useful i...Read on...

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Posted on: February 2, 2016

Earthquake Preparedness

Is your house earthquake-ready? If an earthquake happened today, would your house stay on its foundation? You may qualify for up to $3,000 toward a seismic retrofit of your house.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Tree Care for Trees During the Drought

What should I look for?

Symptoms of drought injury to trees can be sudden or may take up to two years to be
revealed. Drought injury symptoms on tree leaves include wilting, curling at the edges, and yellowing.

Deciduous leaves may develop scorch,...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Parkway Landscape Modification

The City of San Marino understands that residents are looking at ways to reduce water usage on their property. One way that can achieve this is to remove existing turf or other high water usage plants located in the City parkway and replace them with dro...Read on...


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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Riding the Local Historic Railroads


Wendell 'Mort' Mortimer has had a lifelong interest in railroads, streetcars and everything that runs on rails. As a 4th-grader, his father led a train club attended by many in his class who remain lifelong friends. Mort was also President of the Southern...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Crain Art Gallery: Bryon Motley, Photographer


Saturday, November 5 at 2:00 p.m. Photographer and filmmaker Bryon Motley will lecture on all things Cuban and sign copies of his book "Embracing Cuba" followed by a reception.

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Jazz & Swing from A to Z: The Story of America's Music


The wildly popular Dr. Thom Mason, USC Professor Emeritus of Jazz Studies at the Thornton School of Music, returns to Crowell Public Library with a new six-session course sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Mason riffs off the popular classes that h...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

The Four Pathways to a Fulfilling Life

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This series of four free lectures by Dr. Thomas Tam will center on “Life Fulfillment,” which can only begin when one is willing to dedicate oneself and embrace the concept of “good look,” “good health,” and “good mood.” The lectures will put the spotligh...Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2014

Sign up for Dakim Brain Fitness!


Dakim Brain Fitness is an engaging software program specifically designed for people over 60 who want to exercise their brains. It can help revitalize mental acuity and has been shown in clinical tests to improve memory, attention, focus, and concentrati...Read on...

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Posted on: January 22, 2016

Street Signs Available For Sale

Street signs that were replaced by the Public Works Department are available for sale for $20. See list by clicking on Additional Info below. You can also call the Public Works Department at 626-300-0781.

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