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Posted on: July 29, 2020

San Gabriel City to Provide $70,000 in Grants for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

City Council in front of City Hall introducing a new grant program for businesses

On July 28 at a press conference in front of San Gabriel City Hall, the City of San Gabriel introduced the application process for grants for businesses that have been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The City will distribute $70,000 to qualifie...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

New COVID-19 testing site in San Gabriel

New COVID-19 testing site in San Gabriel

Today, the City of San Gabriel announced a new COVID-19 testing center at the Herald Christian Health Center. This new testing location is available to all asymptomatic essential workers and those with COVID-19 symptoms and features English, Mandarin and ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City proclaims local emergency in response to COVID-19

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Today, the City of San Gabriel proclaimed a local emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While there are no confirmed cases in San Gabriel according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health at the time of this post, the City is takin...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

City Council reviews mixed-use project at 220 South San Gabriel Boulevard

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The following is a wrap-up of the February 18 City Council meeting. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

City Council reviews mixed-use project at 220 South San Gabriel Boulevard 

The City Council recently r...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

San Gabriel to host Lunar New Year Festival on February 8

 San Gabriel to host Lunar New Year Festival on February 8

The City of San Gabriel will welcome the Year of the Rat at the 2020 San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival on February 8, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. A unique take on the ancient Lunar New Year tradition, the San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival combin...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

City Council approves new rate adjustment for Athens Services to comply with AB-1594

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The following is a wrap-up of the January 21 City Council meeting. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

City Council approves new rate adjustment for Athens Services to comply with new green waste disposal laws

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

City Council approves purchase of two T3 Motion Patrollers for the SGPD

City Council approves purchase of two T3 Motion Patrollers for the SGPD

The following is a wrap-up of the December 3 City Council meeting. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

City Council approves purchase of two T3 Motion Patrollers for the SGPD 

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

City Council reviews Los Angeles County Fire Department feasibility study

City Council reviews Los Angeles County Fire Department feasibility study

The following is a wrap-up of the November 19 City Council meeting. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

City Council reviews Los Angeles County Fire Department feasibility study 

Following the approval of a...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

City Council approves new round of street improvements

City Council to review contract for a traffic signal installation at San Gabriel and Commercial

The following is a wrap-up of the November 5 City Council meeting. You may view the complete agenda here.

City Council approves street improvements to Santa Anita Street, Arroyo Drive, Carmelita Drive, Junipero Place, Clary Avenue and Fairview Avenue &...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

City Council reviews new Mission District Economic Analysis and Market Study

Read more about the Mission District Economic Analysis in our wrap-up of the October 15 City Council

The following is a wrap-up of the October 15 City Council meeting. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

Earlier this year, the City Council approved an agreement with AECOM to conduct a Mission District study that w...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Here’s what you need to know for the 2019 Dumpling & Beer Fest in San Gabriel

Here’s what you need to know for the 2019 Dumpling & Beer Fest in San Gabriel

We’re proud to present our fifth annual award-winning Dumpling & Beer Fest in the historic Mission District on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The event will include over 20 beer varieties, more food vendors, three DJs, ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

City Council reviews draft zone text amendment, continuing discussion to 9/17 meeting

City Council to review contract for a traffic signal installation at San Gabriel and Commercial

The following is a wrap-up of the September 3 City Council meeting. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

Last night, the City Council discussed and provided modifications to the zone text amendment staff report and ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Walk to Los Angeles to be held August 24

 Walk to Los Angeles to be held August 24

On August 24, 2019, locals will recreate the historic nine-mile trek from the San Gabriel Mission to El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument to commemorate the City of Los Angeles’ 238th birthday and to recognize San Gabriel as the birthplace...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

San Gabriel Police Department to open new satellite station August 8

San Gabriel Police Department to open new satellite station August 8

As part of the department’s efforts to increase community policing, the San Gabriel Police Department will be opening a new satellite police station at Marshall Park located at 311 West Marshall Street in San Gabriel on August 8, 2019 at 5:30 p....

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

City Council approves Proposition 68 grant application and budget amendment

 City Council approves Proposition 68 grant application and budget amendment

The following is a wrap-up of the July 16 City Council. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

In a unanimous vote, the City Council approved the expenditure of $28,750 from Development Impact Fees to cover the cost o...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

City Council approves acceptance of small parcel from the San Gabriel Trench project

San Gabriel Trench

The following is a wrap-up of the July 2 City Council. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

City Council approves acceptance of small parcel from the San Gabriel Trench project

In a unanimous vote, the City Council v...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

City Council approves 2019-2020 operating budget

 City Council authorizes the use CDBG funds for youth program equipment

The following is a wrap-up of the June 18 City Council meeting. You may view the full agenda here.

In a unanimous vote, the City Council approved the 2019-2020 operating budget and capital improvement budget. The 2019-2020 fiscal year budget includes Cityw...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

City Council to review 2019-2020 proposed operating budget and capital improvement budget

City Council to review 2019-2020 proposed operating budget and capital improvement budget

The following is a preview of the June 18 City Council meeting. You may view the full agenda here.

After several budget study sessions, City staff have submitted a resolution adopting the 2019-2020 operating budget and capital improvement program budget to...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

City Council approves new traffic signal at San Gabriel Boulevard and Commercial Avenue

City Council to review contract for a traffic signal installation at San Gabriel and Commercial

The following is a wrap-up of the June 4 City Council meeting. You may view the full agenda here.

In a unanimous decision, the City Council approved a new traffic signal installation at San Gabriel Boulevard and Commercial Avenue.

As part of a mixed-use pro...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

City Council to review contract for a traffic signal installation at San Gabriel and Commercial

City Council to review contract for a traffic signal installation at San Gabriel and Commercial

The following is a preview of the June 4 City Council meeting. You may view the full agenda here.

As part of a mixed-use project at 402 to 404 South San Gabriel Boulevard, the developer has agreed to fund a traffic light installation at San Gabriel Bouleva...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Free Asian Pacific American Festival at Mission Playhouse arrives May 21

Free Asian Pacific American Festival at Mission Playhouse arrives May 21

From May 21 to May 26, the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse will host the Asian Pacific American Festival, which celebrates Asian Pacific American culture, traditions and history with a free concert, film screening, discussions and more.

A week-long event, AP...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

San Gabriel to celebrate 54th anniversary of La Laguna de San Gabriel on May 18

San Gabriel to celebrate 54th anniversary of La Laguna de San Gabriel on May 18

The City of San Gabriel will host its annual Play Day at Vincent Lugo Park on May 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the corner of Prospect Avenue and Wells Street to celebrate the 54th anniversary of the historic La Laguna de San Gabriel playground with ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

City Council approves additional funds for the 2018 Accelerated I-Bank Street Paving Project

City Council to review construction contract for road improvements

The following is a wrap-up of the May 7 City Council meeting. You may read the complete agenda here or listen to the audio here.

In a 4-0 vote with Councilmember Harrington absent from the vote, the City Council voted to approve an increase in funds for th...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Public Works requests additional funds for the 2018 Accelerated I-Bank Street Paving Project

City Council to review construction contract for road improvements

The following is a preview of the May 7 City Council meeting. You may view the full agenda here.

Back in October 2018, the City Council awarded a construction contract to Sequel Contractors for the 2018 Accelerated I-Bank Street Paving Project, which consi...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Smith Park gets a new playground – in a day!

Smith Park gets a new playground – in a day!

After nearly 24 years of continuous service, the old playground at Smith Park was in need of replacement. With the aid of KaBOOM!, the City worked with grant partner Asian Youth Center and funding partner The CarMax Foundation to design and build a new pl...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

San Gabriel hosts 2019 San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival

 San Gabriel hosts 2019 San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival

On February 16, the City of San Gabriel hosted its fifth annual Lunar New Year Festival with a roster featuring traditional and contemporary artists, singers, crafts, food and performers. With eclectic programming throughout the day, the festival attracte...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

San Gabriel breaks ground on $8.9 million Alhambra Wash Bridge

 San Gabriel breaks ground on $8.9 million Alhambra Wash Bridge

The City of San Gabriel, in partnership with the County of Los Angeles, broke ground on the Del Mar Avenue/Alhambra Wash Bridge Replacement Project in a ceremony held earlier today. Located south of Valley Boulevard above the Alhambra Wash, the new $8.9 m...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel officially opens

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This past Thursday, the Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel officially opened its doors to the public. 

Featuring dignitaries from San Gabriel and across the region, the event featured a lion dance to help commemorate the latest addition to Valley Bo...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Council terminates agreement with Homeland Security Investigations

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Here's a wrap-up of the February 6 City Council meeting. If you’d like to read through the full agenda, please click here

City Council terminates agreement with Homeland Security Investigations 

Last night, the City Council &am...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

San Gabriel officially opens Marshall Park

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On January 20, the City of San Gabriel officially opened Marshall Park, the city’s first new park in nearly two decades.

Located on the former site of John Marshall Elementary School, Marshall Park is the city’s first park located on the south side of the ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Jones Bicycle II: A new start for a life-long biking enthusiast

Jones Bicycle II

As its name suggests, Jones Bicycle II isn’t the first bicycle venture by owner Benson Lam. In fact, Lam’s newest store comes from a surprisingly long lineage of bicycle stores across the Southern California region.

“The name ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Photos: San Gabriel rings in the holidays at annual tree lighting

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On December 5, hundreds gathered at Plaza Park to ring in the holidays at the city's annual tree lighting ceremony. Several food trucks were on hand along with singers from the community who performed holiday tunes next to an orchestra. 

Of course...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Help restore the Playhouse's historic facade

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While Southern California is saturated with theaters, few can match the history and renown of the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. Built in 1927 to house John McGroarty’s blockbuster Mission Play, the Mission Playhouse has served as a regional ins...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

San Gabriel police, Chinese community strengthen bonds

San Gabriel police, Chinese community strengthen bonds

With about 20 to 30 participants gathered in a room at the Chinese Christian Herald Crusades on a Saturday morning, Officer Huynh Nhat and Reserve Officer Jack Yao hosted a community meeting that covered a range of topics, ranging from neighborhood watch ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Marshall Community Park, ACE and Vincent Lugo: Public Works releases project report

Marshall Community Park

As we move into November, here’s an update on some of the construction projects currently taking place in San Gabriel:

The ACE Project and haul route restoration project nears completion

The Alameda Corridor East San Gabriel trench is nearing com...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Mayor outlines improvements in infrastructure, new cultural events in yearly address

State of the City with Mayor Costanzo

Last week, Mayor Juli Costanzo hosted the city’s annual State of the City address at the Mission Playhouse lobby. The 30 minute event – which outlined some of the city’s accomplishments  – focused on the Ci...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Photos: Upgrades make Playhouse spaces new again

Photos: Upgrades make Playhouse spaces new again

During the summer, the Mission Playhouse stage crew worked on several projects to prepare the historic venue for its fall season. 

These changes – which mainly occurred backstage – were focused on improving the Playhouse&rs...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Two SGPD officers travel to Houston to aid in relief efforts

Detective Logan (left) and Officer Garcia (third from the right) in Houston

Following the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, two members of the San Gabriel Police Department – Officer Martin Garcia and Detective Timothy Logan – traveled to Houston to help aid in the city’s immediate recovery ef...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

From Baseball to Beer: Inside Ogopogo Brewing

Ryan Edell of Ogopogo Brewing

From baseball to beer, Ryan Edell has made the transition from professional baseball player to co-owning a brewery with his partner, Jason De La Torre. Together, both men have jumpstarted San Gabriel’s first and only brewery: Ogopogo Brewing.

A b...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Mission Playhouse's historical costume intern preserves a piece of Playhouse history

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With a vacuum in hand, Laila Jaffer sits at her crowded workspace in the Mission Playhouse attic gently cleaning costumes dating back to the early 1900s. For Jaffer, the Mission Playhouse stands as an important monument of our past, and more importantly, ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Attend a coyote safety virtual town hall

Attend a coyote safety virtual town hall

The San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments will be hosting a coyote safety virtual town hall for San Gabriel on Monday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m. The virtual town hall will feature a presentation on the SGVCOG’s Neighborhood Coyote Program and ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Virtual After School Program Starts September 1

Virtual After School Program starts September 1

World explorers at the San Gabriel Headquarters are inviting children from second grade through fifth grade to join us as we embark on an adventure around the globe! 

This program will engage with young explorers in a fun and interactive learning ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

San Gabriel Hosts 2nd Run, Walk & Roll Event

San Gabriel Hosts 2nd Run, Walk & Roll Event

Edit: Due to poor air quality and for the safety of our participants, Run, Walk & Roll has been postponed to November 21 to November 27.

Families are encouraged to run, walk and roll through San Gabriel from September 21 to September 25. Registration i...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Remembering Retired Fire Engineer Wayne Eggleston

San Gabriel Fire Department

The following message is from Division Chief Brad Davis of the San Gabriel Fire Department:

We recently shared with you the passing of retired Engineer Wayne Eggleston and the sadness it has brought us all. Amidst our grief, we are finding joy in the many ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Update on Ongoing Investigation into Mission San Gabriel Fire

Mission San Gabriel

On July 21, custody of the structure was returned from the investigators to the Mission San Gabriel. Investigators had been at the scene at the Mission San Gabriel since the incident began on July 11, but were only able to thoroughly examine the building ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

City Issues Statement on Mission San Gabriel Fire

Mission San Gabriel

The City of San Gabriel has issued the following statement regarding the fire that took place at the Mission San Gabriel on July 11:

At the moment, the investigation into the Mission San Gabriel fire has become a multi-agency effort with help from the Verd...

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Posted on: July 11, 2020

SGFD responds to fire at Mission San Gabriel

Mission San Gabriel

On July 11 at 4:24 a.m., the San Gabriel Fire Department responded to a significant structure fire at the Mission San Gabriel Arcángel.

As firefighters addressed the fire, pieces of the roof began to fall. The situation was subsequently classifi...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

How SGPD engages with our homeless community

How SGPD engages with our homeless community

The San Gabriel Police Department recognizes that effective policing requires an increasingly innovative approach to addressing the variety of issues that impact the quality of life of our community. Engaging with the homeless population has been especial...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

City Council reaffirms commitment to eliminate racism

A Message from Mayor Jason Pu

The City Council recently passed a resolution responding to recent protests and calls for reform throughout the United States by reaffirming the City’s commitment to eliminate racism and discrimination. The resolution reads: 

The City of...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Timed parking enforcement to resume May 26

San Gabriel Police Department station

As we continue on the road to recovery, the San Gabriel Police Department is announcing that timed parking enforcement will resume on May 26 to coincide with the state’s Phase 2 reopening strategy. Beginning Tuesday, May 27, and extending for 15...

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Posted on: May 17, 2020

Tennis/pickleball courts reopen with modifications

Smith Park

Tennis and pickleball courts in San Gabriel will reopen beginning tomorrow, May 18, with modified operations to accommodate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Courts will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pickl...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

City Council adopts 2019-2020 midyear budget adjustments

City Council

The following is a wrap-up of the April 21 City Council meeting. You may view the complete agenda here as well as a video of the meeting here.

City Council adopts 2019-2020 midyear budget adjustments 

Following the guidance of the City’s ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Learn how to safely coexist with coyotes

 Learn how to safely coexist with coyotes

With interactions between coyotes and residents becoming more frequent, we invite you to join a live webinar on coyote safety on Wednesday, April 22 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. The program will be hosted by Wildlife Manager Lauren Hamlett and will featur...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Safer at Home order extended to May 15

 Safer at Home order extended to May 15

The County of Los Angeles has extended the “Safer At Home” order to May 15, 2020 to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. Residents in San Gabriel and in Los Angeles County are required to stay at home and away from groups. Only nece...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

A Message from Mayor Denise Menchaca

A Message from Mayor Denise Menchaca

A message from Mayor Denise Menchaca

To the San Gabriel community,

As we continue to adapt to challenging times as a result of COVID-19, I want to recognize our community for coming together to help our fellow neighbors. Over the past few weeks, we&rsqu...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Denise Menchaca appointed Mayor of San Gabriel

Denise Menchaca appointed Mayor of San Gabriel

The following is a wrap-up of the April 7 City Council meeting. You may read the complete agenda here or listen to the audio here.

At the April 7 City Council meeting, the City Council appointed Denise Menchaca as the Mayor of San Gabriel.

Of the appointmen...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

An update on parking enforcement

A Message from Mayor Jason Pu

As we continue on the road to recovery, the San Gabriel Police Department is announcing that timed parking enforcement will resume on May 26 to coincide with the state’s Phase 2 reopening strategy. Beginning Tuesday, May 27, and extending for 15...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

City Council passes eviction moratorium

Mission District

On March 31, 2020, the City Council unanimously voted to pass a local urgency ordinance that prohibits evictions due to nonpayment of rent in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

This ordinance applies to residential and commercial tenants who live o...

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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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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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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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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

Marshall Police Satellite Station

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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Here are several safety tips about vehicles in the summer

City Council approves funding for a comprehensive study from LA County Fire

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

Smith Park Pool

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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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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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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

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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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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

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

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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

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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

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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: 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 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:

ACE haul routes

  • 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: 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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