Mr. Gee Rocks a New Album
Local teacher Steven Guiles is working on a new music album Transitions, which tackles everything from the meaning of life to his affinity for video games.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at McKinley
McKinley’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Liaison Bria Mason talks about where the nonprofit has been and where it’s going.
Secrets of the Masons
Past Master of the San Dimas Masonic Lodge Raymond Foster explores the origins of the freemasons and their history in the city.
San Dimas Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce leaders Marilyn Sparks and Silvia Melendez talk about what services they offer, how they are a resource for local businesses, and what they do to enrich the community at large.
Local Author Dave Milbrandt Spills the Tea
Local author Dave Milbrandt talks about his new book Fool’s Luck, his writing process, inspiration, and more.
Take Me Out to the Little League Game
San Dimas Little League President Geoff Charpentier explains how the league works, who can join, and how the community can support their efforts.
Water Bill Increases – Coming Soon
Golden State Water Company is proposing rate increases through 2024.
Happy Birthday to…Me!
Life has been full of family, fun, and birthdays over here lately.
Back to School for BUSD
Bonita Unified School District Superintendent Carl Coles and I talked about what on-campus learning will look like as schools reopen in April 2021.
Building a More Bikeable San Dimas
Local bike advocate Doug Strange shares a wealth of information and inspiration about how to make our cities more bike-friendly.
How Changes in Via Verde Could Impact All of San Dimas (Again)
Concerns about Via Verde grading changes range from aesthetic, to environmental, to ethical.
Should San Dimas Break Up with the Public Health Department?
Local resident and public administrator Shawn Granger sheds light on the benefits and costs of breaking away from the county’s public health department.
True Way Cult, Circa 1997
God’s Salvation Church, also known as Chen Tao or the True Way Cult, called San Dimas home for a short time in the mid-1990’s.
Why Civic Engagement Matters
Listen to my thoughts about why civic engagement matters–especially on the local level.
Stay Well San Dimas
Stay Well San Dimas promotes healthy living to prevent alcohol and drug use in communities.
Peace + Love
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Wish Upon a Toy
Wish Upon a Toy is a non-profit organization that delivers gifts and joy on Christmas to cancer patients at the City of Hope.
Will San Dimas Build Low-Income Housing?
My husband Phil Ebiner and I talk about what housing may look like in San Dimas in the not-too-distant future.
“Skatepark Mom” talks San Dimas Skate Culture
“Skatepark Mom” Savannah Spillman shares sage advice that may inspire you to pick up a skateboard.
Who Else is Tired of 2020?
Wheeeew, it has been a year–and it’s not over yet!
How Via Verde Zoning Changes Could Impact all of San Dimas
Concerns about Via Verde zoning changes range from aesthetic, to environmental, to ethical.
Candidate Spotlight: Peter Hidalgo
Peter Hidalgo talks about how attending Mt. SAC changed his life and why he is ready to give back.
San Dimas November 2020 Election: A Guide
Here are resources I have found for the November 2020 election.
San Dimas Community Post
A bunch of local volunteers and I are launching a hyper-local community newspaper.
San Dimas’s Urban Forest
Learn about the benefits of trees, what the Urban Forest is, and tips for caring for your trees.
Gilead and the Price of Life-Saving Drugs
Keith Buck protested at Gilead Sciences in San Dimas over their unfair prices for COVID-19 treatment.
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Finale
Let’s reminisce about the past and travel to the future with Bill & Ted.
Bonelli Park R11 Walkway Closure
Community members raise their voices to re-open the Bonelli Park R11 Walkway.
The Power of Local Journalism
Journalist and designer Evan Solano and I explore the importance of local news.
Black Lives Matter: A Family Affair
This mother-daughter duo organized a rally to support a resolution denouncing George Floyd’s death.
Why I Am Still Hopeful
I reflect on the upsetting events of the recent City Council meeting, how it affected me, and why I am still hopeful.
Locally Owned: United Yoga Studio
Michelle Pasos of United Yoga Studio encourages us all to practice self-care.
Graduating Class of Covid-19
High school seniors Andrea and Chris reflect on their final semester during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Heavy Heart
Today, I would like to take a moment of silence for George Floyd.
How to Speak at a CIty Council Meeting
Listen for some tips for speaking at a San Dimas City Council meeting.
A Conversation with Isabel
Get to know me–your neighbor Isabel–and what I love about San Dimas.
True Crime San Dimas: Constable Funkhouser’s Unsolved Murder, 1922
Dr. Shiloh and I uncover the true crime story of Constable Funkhouser’s unsolved 1922 murder.
San Dimas Experimental Forest
The 17,000 acre San Dimas Experimental Forest is a mystery to most local residents.
It’s a Girl!
Our baby girl is here!
Locally Owned: Palermo Cafe and Bakery
The new Palermo Bakery in Via Verde is a modern twist on traditions of the past.
A Moment of Pause
Let’s take a moment of pause to acknowledge the current moment and find some peace if we can.
“Crown of the Citrus Belt”
Learn about the early citrus industry that put San Dimas on the map.
Happy Election Week!
I am taking an election week holiday. Don’t forget to vote by March 3!
San Dimas March 2020 Election: A Recap
Listen to a summary of all the candidates and issues before the election.
San Dimas March 2020 Election: A Guide
Learn more about the issues and candidates for the upcoming March 2020 election.
Candidate Spotlight: John Ebiner
Incumbent John Ebiner reviews his past accomplishments and goals for the future.
Candidate Spotlight: Emma Ramirez
Public servant Emma Ramirez reveals some new ideas she has for the City if elected.
Candidate Spotlight: Nichole Gonzales
Nichole Gonzales talks about her vision for the City during this time of transition.
Candidate Spotlight: David Estrada
David Estrada says his professional experience can bring the City together.
Candidate Spotlight: Eric Weber
Police Detective Eric Weber shares what led him to run for City Council.
What is the Specific Plan No. 23 Moratorium?
What is the Specific Plan No. 23 Moratorium, and why should you care?
Traffic Safety Around Schools
Traffic safety around schools is a real problem–with potential solutions.
Happy Holidays from Isabel and the Ebiners!
The Historic Walker House
Explore the history and charm behind San Dimas’s iconic Walker House.
New Graffiti Hotline
The City has a new contract with Urban Graffiti Enterprises, Inc., for graffiti removal.
Learn about Pioneer Square, a development proposal for downtown San Dimas.
Have you ever wondered why there are so many salons in San Dimas?
Sales Tax on March 2020 Ballot
A proposed sales tax increase will be on the March 2020 ballot.
No Big Hotel in Our Small Town
What’s with those orange No Big Hotel yard signs?
Our Neighborhood Coyotes
Have you ever seen a coyote at 5th and Eucla? I haven’t!
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