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Posted on: March 20, 2020

A Message from Mayor Jason Pu

A Message from Mayor Jason Pu

A message from Mayor Jason Pu

Dear San Gabriel Community,

This has been a difficult week and we know that the situation will get worse before it gets better. Many of us are feeling anxious, afraid, uncertain, sad, bewildered and even angry. You are not alon...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Construction begins on Great Streets Phase 2 Project

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As part of the second phase of the Great Streets Project, we’re beginning to reconstruct several segments of roadway in the community, including:

  • Arroyo Drive from West Santa Anita Avenue to Mays Aly
  • San Marcos Street from Mays Aly
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Posted on: January 23, 2020

City Council approves exchange of Prop A funds

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The following is a wrap-up of the February 4 City Council meeting. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

City Council approves exchange of Proposition A funds

Proposition A is funded by a ½ cent sales-tax m...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Dine L.A. Restaurant Week is coming to San Gabriel!

 Dine L.A. Restaurant Week is coming to San Gabriel!

From now until January 31, Chang’an Restaurant will be participating in Dine L.A. This annual culinary event showcases a collection of restaurants in the Los Angeles region and highlights the region’s culinary diversity.

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Become San Gabriel's next Outstanding Older American

Search for San Gabriel's Outstanding ?Older American now underway

The City of San Gabriel, in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, are sponsoring the next “Older American Recognition Day.”

The Community Services Department is soliciting input in determining San Gabriel&rsq...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Learn more about Measure SG

City Manager’s monthly message: learn more about Measure SG

The following message is from City Manager Mark Lazzaretto.

Dear San Gabriel,

This month, I wanted to take some time to discuss Measure SG and how it impacts our community.

Earlier this year, the City Council placed a 0.75% sales tax measure on the March 202...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Parking restrictions lifted on select dates

 Parking restrictions lifted during the holiday season on select dates

In the spirit of the holiday season, the San Gabriel Police Department is offering overnight parking exemptions for the following dates: November 28, 29, December 24, 25, 31 and January 1, 2020. During these dates, overnight parking passes are not require...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Santa is coming to San Gabriel

 Santa is coming to San Gabriel

Each year around Christmas time, hundreds of San Gabriel residents and shoppers look forward to the arrival of Santa Claus riding atop his fire sleigh through our streets, wishing everyone a merry Christmas and happy holidays.

Quite often, the San Gabriel ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

SGPD announce new hours for Marshall Satellite Station

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The San Gabriel Police Department proudly announces dedicated business hours for the Marshall Police Satellite Station. Beginning September 30, 2019 the South-end police station will have dedicated business hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Pre-Register for the 44th Annual Turkey Trot

Pre-Register for the 44th Annual Turkey Trot

Pre-registration is now available for the 44th Annual Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 16 at Vincent Lugo Park. Support youth programs in San Gabriel by taking part in San Gabriel’s healthiest event. The Turkey Trot features a 10K and 5K run, 5...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Summer programs come to an end August 2

Summer programs come to an end August 2

Another amazing summer has come and gone for our youth summer programs. San Gabriel youth had an opportunity to spend a fun filled summer at Smith Park, Marshall Park, Roosevelt Elementary and Mckinley Elementary. Our programs at these schools will be clo...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Register your child for our after-school programs

Register your child for our after-school programs

Community Services' after-school program is returning to your child’s elementary school this year! Beginning Monday, August 19 children in grades 2 through 5 can take part in our traditional fall sports, homework assistance, arts and crafts and ...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Celebrate the end of summer with a luau for older adults

Celebrate the end of summer with a luau for older adults

Join us as we say aloha to summer! The Community Services Department, along with Healthcare Partners, will be hosting the annual End-of-Summer Luau and would like to invite you to attend. The luau will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 22 with refre...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: July 10, 2019

National Night Out to be held August 6 in Mission District

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Come join the San Gabriel Police Department for its 25th annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For the third consecutive year, the San Gabriel Police Department will be hosting the festivities in the histor...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: July 1, 2019

July is Parks Make Life Better month

July is Parks Make Life Better month

The City of San Gabriel invites you to celebrate the month of July as Parks Make Life Better Month! The idea is to raise awareness of the numerous benefits that parks offer to our residents. The Community Services Department offers a variety of activities...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Here are several safety tips about vehicles in the summer

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Firefighters find all tragedies heartbreaking and of those, the most heartbreaking are tragedies that are preventable. That is the case every year when loved ones are left in a hot vehicle. Whether it’s an adult, child or pet, the results can be...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Share your input on Smith Park and Smith Park Pool

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In an effort to enhance Smith Park and Smith Park Pool, the City of San Gabriel is applying for funds from Proposition 68 that would be used to fund improvements. In order to apply for the grant, the City needs to solicit input from the community about po...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Surf's Up San Gabriel to be held in Mission District June 13

Surf's Up San Gabriel to be held in Mission District June 13

The City of San Gabriel will be hosting Surf’s Up San Gabriel this Thursday, June 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the historic Mission District at 320 South Mission Drive. Surf’s Up San Gabriel is a beach themed party which ...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: May 23, 2019

SGPD to host Chinese-speaking ‘411 with the Chief'

 City Council approves San Gabriel Police satellite station at Marshall School

As part of the department’s outreach efforts to engage with the community, the San Gabriel Police Department is now hosting Mandarin and Cantonese sessions of “411 with the Chief.”

Hosted by Police Chief Gene Harris, &ldqu...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: May 22, 2019

City Council approves new agreement with SGUSD

City Council to review construction contract for road improvements

The following is a wrap-up of the May 21 City Council meeting. You may read the complete agenda here or listen to the audio here.

In a 4-0 vote with Mayor Pu absent from the vote, the City Council approved a new joint-use agreement that includes language f...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: May 20, 2019

San Gabriel celebrates 626 Golden Streets

San Gabriel celebrates 626 Golden Streets

This past Sunday, San Gabriel participated in the region’s largest open streets event: 626 Golden Streets. The 5-mile path ran from San Gabriel through Alhambra to South Pasadena, and featured live entertainment, food and games in an effort to p...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week in San Gabriel

Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week in San Gabriel

Next week is National Travel & Tourism Week and we’d like to highlight why “Travel Matters” to San Gabriel! The travel industry has made large contributions to San Gabriel’s economy and jobs. Each year, the hote...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Here's an update on the City's sewage system

Here's an update on the City's sewage system

A few weeks ago, our team at Public Works presented an update on the City’s sewer system to the City Council.

As a bit of backstory, the City manages 72 miles of gravity sewer lines with 1,350 manholes and one lift station. Due to the City&rs...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Here’s an update on the Mission District study

Here’s an update on the Mission District study

Last week, the team from AECOM presented a brief update on the Mission District Comprehensive Economic Analysis and Market Study. For those who have been following this blog, you might know that the study aims to provide insight to the City Council, prope...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Celebrate Fire Service Day on May 11

Celebrate Fire Service Day on May 11

Have you ever wanted to take a peek behind the scenes of your neighborhood fire department? Now’s your chance. On Saturday, May 11, 2019, the San Gabriel Fire Department will be hosting its annual Fire Service Day at Fire Station 51 at 1303 Sout...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: April 4, 2019

"Egg”Straordinary Spring Celebration to be held April 20

"Egg”Straordinary Spring Celebration to be held April 20

Join us Saturday, April 20 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Smith Park for the 75th Annual “Egg”Straordinary Spring Celebration. The event will include an egg hunt, pancake races, coloring contest, and a $5 pancake breakfast. This event is brought to you b...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Road work on Del Mar Avenue to begin March 11

 Road work on Del Mar Avenue from Hovey Avenue to Chestnut Avenue to begin March 11

Beginning on March 11, 2019 and through May 2019, roadway rehabilitation will begin on Del Mar Avenue from Hovey Avenue to Chestnut Avenue. During construction, segments of the northbound/southbound traffic lanes on Del Mar Avenue will be closed, though o...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Community Services offering spring break camps

Community Services offering spring break camps

Looking for something fun for your child to do during Spring Break? The San Gabriel Community Services Department is offering a variety of camp options including Spring Break Day Camp, FUNdamentals with LEGO® specialty camp and Food Network Favorites spec...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: March 4, 2019

City holds older adult St. Patrick's Day celebration

City holds older adult St. Patrick's Day celebratiom

The Community Services Department invites older adults to join us for lunch as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Friday, March 15! Enjoy a delicious lunch with some old friends or make some new ones. Participants will enjoy festive St. Patrick’s Day music...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Construction on San Gabriel Blvd from Agostino Rd to trench

Construction on San Gabriel Blvd from Agostino Rd to trench

ACE will be performing work on San Gabriel Boulevard from Agostino Road to the railway crossing from June 21 to June 25 from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. for street rehabilitation. 

During construction, northbound and southbound traffic on San Gabriel B...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

SGFD requests feasibility study from Los Angeles County Fire

 San Gabriel Fire requests feasibility study from Los Angeles County Fire

With the next City Council meeting quickly approaching, here’s what will be heard at the May 15 meeting. Please keep in mind that this meeting – along with meetings held from this point forward – will be scheduled at 6:30 p.m. As always, if you’d like to ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Construction underway at the Alhambra Wash Bridge

Roadway construction underway at the Alhambra Wash Bridge Replacement Project

Here’s an update on the Del Mar Avenue/Alhambra Wash Bridge Replacement Project since our groundbreaking this past March: The new access ramp to the San Gabriel Square Shopping Center on West Bencamp Street (just west of Del Mar Avenue) has been completed...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

'Egg'straordinary Celebration to be held March 31

‘Egg’straordinary Spring Celebration

Our Community Services department and the San Gabriel Kiwanis Club invite you to the 74th Annual Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt at Smith Park, 232 West Broadway on March 31. Come early and bring the whole family to celebrate spring together. The da...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: March 7, 2018

City Council denies CUP for China Tibetan Herbal Feet Spa

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Here's a wrap-up of yesterday's City Council meeting. If you'd like to read the full agenda, you may do so here.

City Council denies CUP for China Tibetan Herbal Feet Spa 

In a 3-1 vote (with Councilmember Liao voting against the motion and Mayor C...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: February 28, 2018

San Gabriel to host cleanup event March 3

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Get ready, San Gabriel! The city is hosting another community cleanup event on March 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Public Works Yard located at 917 East Grand Avenue. 

This is your chance to bring bulky items (such as furniture, rugs, mattr...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Food, entertainment & more at Lunar New Year Festival

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As we approach the Lunar New Year Festival on February 10, 2018, here's a list of this year's talent. 

  • Singer-songwriter Melissa Polinar will be taking center-stage, showcasing her unique soulful vocals and heart-bearing lyrics. Polinar has been p...
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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Council formally appoints Mark Lazzaretto City Manager

San Gabriel appoints Mark Lazzaretto City Manager

Last night, the City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Mark Lazzaretto as San Gabriel’s new City Manager, effective February 5, 2018. Lazzaretto will succeed Steven A. Preston, who has served as San Gabriel’s City Manager since 2009.

Chosen a...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: December 27, 2017

San Gabriel Police Department now offering text-to-911

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As part of the Los Angeles County Text to 911 system, the San Gabriel Police Department is now equipped to receive emergency texts via 911.

Text to 911 is a great alternative to situations in which calling may not be feasible. However, residents are always...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Shop San Gabriel for the holidays

Shop San Gabriel for the holidays

If you’ve been following our social media accounts over the last few days, you might have noticed our “12 Days of Christmas” campaign to shop San Gabriel for your holiday gifts. If you missed it, here’s a wrap-up of our 12-day countdown with products from...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: December 20, 2017

San Gabriel appoints Mark Lazzaretto City Manager

San Gabriel appoints Mark Lazzaretto City Manager

After an extensive search, San Gabriel officials announced today that Mark Lazzaretto will be appointed as the next City Manager by the City Council. Lazzaretto topped the field of 36 candidates recruited from across the west.

Lazzaretto, 47, comes to San ...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: December 20, 2017

City adopts new marijuana ordinance

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At last night’s Council meeting, the City Council unanimously voted to approve a new ordinance that prohibits all nonmedical cannabis activity, including restrictions on personal growing. The ordinance also repealed and adopted new provisions prohibiting ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2017

Santa is coming to San Gabriel

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It’s not a holiday season without Santa riding the fire engine through the streets of San Gabriel! The San Gabriel Fire Department will escort the jolly ol’ fellow throughout the town.  

Be on the lookout for Santa in your neig...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: December 13, 2017

City Council moves city’s municipal elections

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In a 4-1 vote, the City Council voted to move the date of the city’s general municipal elections to the first Tuesday after the first Monday of March of every even-numbered year beginning in 2020. Previously, the city had held its elections on t...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Registration for recreation classes begins December 18

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The Community Services department is offering a variety of classes this winter, ranging from academic to recreation activities. Registration begins on December 18, and classes begin the week of January 8. This season, Community Services will be offering s...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Council recognizes city employees for excellence

Council Chambers

Yesterday, the City Council recognized more than 30 employees during the 2017 Employee Service and Recognition Awards. This year’s winners include:

Overall work performance:

  • Elizabeth Mendoza, Fire

Leadership:

  • Fabian Valdez., Police
  • Rebecca Gomez, Po...
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Posted on: November 29, 2017

SGPD’s Citizen Academy to begin January

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Editor's note: The application deadline has been extended to January 17. Be sure to register for this year's class to learn more about your local police department. 

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The San Gabriel Police Department will be hosting its next Citizen Academy cla...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

City denies two massage appeals

Council Chambers

Last night, the City Council held three hearings, which included:

An appeal of a planning case concerning Oriental Massage Spa at 288 South San Gabriel Boulevard

This is a request for a conditional use permit (CUP) to allow Oriental Massage Spa to continue...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Shop San Gabriel for gifts for the holiday season

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With the holidays now approaching, now is the time to begin researching for potential gifts for family members, friends and colleagues. As you search for gifts, be sure to consider the following items from local San Gabriel businesses as we commemorate Sm...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Photos: San Gabriel hosts 42nd annual Turkey Trot

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This past Saturday, hundreds of runners and walkers across the region attended the 42nd annual Turkey Trot at Vincent Lugo Park. The annual event features a 10K and 5K run along with a 5K walk and a 1K youth run.

This year’s top finishers include...

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Posted on: November 18, 2017

Construction on Mission Dr & San Gabriel Blvd/Mission Rd

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As you might have seen, the Mission Road crossing over the trench reopened to traffic late last week. 

The reopened crossing now features newly repaved transitions, along with new sidewalks along the trench.

With the Mission Road crossing over the ...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Table tennis now available

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Are you an older adult and looking for more ways to stay active? The Community Services Department has just the thing. Table tennis is coming to San Gabriel!  

The Community Services Department is now offering table tennis at the Adult Recreation ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Photos: Vincent Lugo Park receives upgrades

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As you might have read, Vincent Lugo Park recently received new fitness equipment as part of the city’s strategic plan to improve San Gabriel’s infrastructure. The fitness additions - which include a variety of machines - can be seen i...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

San Gabriel teens hold book drive to help local hospital

San Gabriel teens hold book drive to help local hospital

With the goal of 200 books, the San Gabriel Library teen advisory board is hoping to make a positive contribution to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles – but they need your help.

“We’re asking people to bring brand new children’s books to the library to donat...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Council approves purchase of new police in-car video system

City Hall

Last night, the City Council approved two items on the consent calendar with a 5-0 vote, including:

The City Council also heard and approved ...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: November 2, 2017

ACE construction notices for November 3

Construction alerts for November 3

As ACE continues its work on the San Gabriel trench and the haul routes, the following sections of roadway will be paved on November 3: 

  • The north side of Mission Road between Ramona Street/Mission Drive and Clary Avenue. During construction, lane...
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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Join San Gabriel's youth basketball league

Join San Gabriel’s youth basketball league

It’s basketball season! This is a chance for your child to learn the fundamentals of sports, gain a sense of pride and sportsmanship, and enhance their basketball skills. This program is for boys and girl in first grade through sixth grade. All ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Say no to drugs: SGPD participates in Red Ribbon Week

Say no to drugs: SGPD participates in Red Ribbon Week

Throughout the week, members of the San Gabriel Police Department will be visiting local schools to spread awareness about Red Ribbon Week. Created in response to the murder of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena, Red Ribbon Week raises...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Heat alert declared from October 23 to October 24

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With high temperatures expected next week, the Los Angeles County Health Officer has declared a heat alert for the Los Angeles Basin from October 23 to October 24. During this period, measures should be taken to protect those that are vulnerable to the he...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Council adopts new development standards for single-family residence zone

City Hall

Last night, the City Council approved six items on the consent calendar with a 5-0 vote, including:

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: October 18, 2017

San Gabriel receives $200,000 grant for Safe Routes to School Plan

San Gabriel receives $200,000 grant for Safe Routes to School Plan

The City of San Gabriel was recently awarded a grant of $200,000 to help study the safety of school routes in the city in a project known as the Safe Routes to School Plan. Grant funds, which will be available to the city starting in July 2018, come from ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

SGPD to hold prescription drug take back day October 28

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The San Gabriel Police Department, in collaboration with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, will be participating in the 14th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at police department h...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Council tightens development standards, adopts marijuana regulations

Council Chambers

Last night, the City Council approved items on the consent calendar with a 5-0 vote, which include:

  • An agreement for manhole inspection and data collection to complete a sewer condition analysis. This is done to identify issues in the sanitary sewer system...
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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Photos: Ramona St and Del Mar Ave trench crossings now open

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After a month of construction, crews have reopened the Ramona Street and Del Mar Avenue crossings over the trench. During that time, construction crews re-profiled both roadways and removed the temporary railroad tracks and crossing equipment. While minor...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Fall Fun Festival to be held October 27

Fall Fun Festival

Join us for a boo-riffic time with Halloween themed activities at the Fall Fun Festival in the Historic Mission District on Friday, October 27 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Bring your little ghosts and goblins to this family friendly event for trunk-or-treat...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Planning Commission approves three items of business

City Hall

This last Monday, the Planning Commission approved three new items of business, which include:

A modification, a parking reduction and the approval of the medical condominium project at 330 East Las Tunas Drive

The commission heard three specific items abou...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

City to host National Voter Registration Day September 26

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The city will be hosting a National Voter Registration Day 2017 event at City Hall, located at 425 South Mission Drive, as part of a massive 50-state effort to register thousands of voters.

The goal for the 2017 National Voter Registration Day is to increa...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Pedestrian and bicycle safety training workshop to be held September 25

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The city, in association with several organizations, will be hosting a Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Training workshop on Monday, September 25 at the San Gabriel Mission inside Parish Hall.

Community members are encouraged to attend to share their feedb...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

SGPD facility moves forward, city joins new coalition: City Council wrap-up for 9/19

City Hall

Here’s what happened at last night’s City Council meeting:

City welcomes two new employees 

The city welcomed two new members to its family last night. Please welcome Recreation Supervisor Christina Alatorre and Firefighter/Para...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

San Gabriel names Keith Lemieux City Attorney

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Following an extensive search, San Gabriel officials announced today that Keith Lemieux, of Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, LLP, will be the new City Attorney for the City of San Gabriel.

Lemieux, 50, comes to San Gabriel with an extensive background in ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Planning Commission meeting wrap-up for September 11

Council Chambers

Earlier this week, the Planning Commission heard two new items of business, which include:

A zone text amendment for the development standards and the review process for the single family residence zone

This amendment would revise existing development stand...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Coffee with a Cop to be held at the Hilton October 10

Coffee with a Cop

Enjoy coffee? The San Gabriel Police Department will be hosting its next Coffee with a Cop on October 10 at the Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel. This is your opportunity to meet members of the police department in an informal setting to ask questions, buil...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

City Council meeting wrap-up for September 5

City Hall

Here’s a recap of yesterday’s City Council meeting. You may view the entire agenda (with links to agenda items) here.

  • The Council approved all the items on the consent calendar with a 5-0 vote, which include:
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Posted on: September 5, 2017

SGPD participates in the Pink Patch Project to support breast cancer research

Pink Patch Project

To support breast cancer research, the San Gabriel Police Department is participating in this year’s Pink Patch Project campaign. Centered on pink versions of the safety officer’s uniform patch, the Pink Patch Project is designed to raise awareness about ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Dumpling & Beer Fest to return on October 5

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Save the date! The city’s popular Dumpling & Beer Fest will be returning to the historic Mission District for its third year on October 5 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Now bigger than ever, this year’s festival will feature several ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Photos: Hundreds walk from San Gabriel to Los Angeles

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This past Saturday, hundreds of local residents gathered at the San Gabriel Mission in the early morning to walk to El Pueblo de Los Angeles, honoring the path established by Los Angeles’ earliest settlers in 1781. 

This year, the walk h...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Construction to begin on the Ramona Street and Del Mar Avenue bridges September 5

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Update - September 5, 2017 at 4:50 p.m.: The railway crossing at Walnut Grove is now open. The crossings at Del Mar Avenue and Ramona Street are both now closed until October 3.

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Update - September 5, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.: Construction on the Walnut Grove ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

City to install filters on 426 catch basins

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Soon, 426 catch basins in the city will be retrofitted with new filter screens that will prevent trash from entering into the storm water system. Known as connector pipe screens, these screens will be placed in front of large storm water drainage pipes th...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

San Gabriel watches the solar eclipse

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Today, residents from across the community went to the San Gabriel Library to catch the solar eclipse. While San Gabriel was not in the path of totality, residents were able to see a partial solar eclipse that resembled a crescent moon using special safet...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

DUI/Driver’s license checkpoint planned for August 25

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The San Gabriel Police Department’s traffic unit will be conducting a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint this Friday at an undisclosed location within city limits between 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.

While the checkpoint is in operation, office...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

A look at how Walk to Los Angeles celebrates history

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As one of Walk to Los Angeles’ organizers, Imelda Bermejo doesn’t see the nine-mile journey from San Gabriel to Los Angeles as a mere walk. Instead, the trek – to her – symbolizes the importance of embracing and rec...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

City to host bulky item and electronic waste drop-off August 26

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The Public Works department will be holding a free community clean-up event on August 26 for residents who wish to drop off large items or electronic waste.

This is your chance to bring your bulky items (such as furniture, rugs, mattresses and appliances) ...

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: August 16, 2017

City Council meeting wrap-up for August 15

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Here is a recap of yesterday’s City Council meeting. You can view the entire agenda (with links to agenda items) here.

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News for San Gabriel
Posted on: August 12, 2017

Community Services’ after-school program returns

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Community Services’ after-school program is returning to your child’s elementary school this year! Beginning on August 21, children in second grade to fifth grade can participate in traditional fall sports, receive homework assistance,...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Public Works releases project status report

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With the city experiencing an increase in construction in recent months, here’s an update on some of the major projects currently taking place:

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  • With the San Gabriel trench project wrapping up construction, work on rehabilitating th...
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Posted on: August 9, 2017

SGPD starts a new tradition with National Night Out

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Featuring over 2,500 attendees gathered in the heart of the historic Mission District, this year’s National Night Out marked a new tradition for the San Gabriel Police Department. While previous events centered on intimate neighborhood visits fr...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Report: San Gabriel sales tax receipts up 1.2%

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According to sales tax receipts collected from January through March, sales were 1.2% higher compared to the same quarter a year ago. New quick service and casual dining eatery openings, along with higher net sales, helped boost revenue for restaurants an...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

City hosts community meeting on mansionization

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Last Thursday, the city hosted a community meeting to address the issue of mansionization and the development standards for single-family homes. The trend of mansionization, or the practice of building or modifying a home in a manner that outsizes the sur...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

City Council holds first reading of historic preservation ordinance

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With a new historic ordinance now headed for a second reading by the City Council, San Gabriel will soon feature one of the most comprehensive and progressive ordinances in the region that aims to protect and preserve the city’s historic past. “We have th...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

San Gabriel Police Department to start new school outreach program

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Continuing with its mission of engaging with the community, the San Gabriel Police Department will jumpstart a new school and community engagement program in early August aimed at linking members of the department with local schools. “We want co...

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