Good evening, San Gabriel

Our summertime fun continues with a free concert at Vincent Lugo Park this Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m. This week's concert features top 40 classics.

In addition, please note that Caltrans will be performing two closures this week. Tomorrow night, the roadway underneath the I-10 San Gabriel Boulevard overpass will be closed until Friday night for construction.

Caltrans will also be closing the onramps, offramps, the high-occupancy vehicle lanes and the roadway underneath the Del Mar Avenue I-10 overpass from June 29 at night to July 2 by 5:00 a.m.

Now, here's what's making news for the week of June 27, 2018:
Celebrate Summer Nights this Thursday with top 40 hits
Join us for another concert at the park on June 28 at Vincent Lugo Park. The party begins at 6:30 p.m., so please join us for a free concert featuring the top 40 classics with soaring pop and R&B vocals.

Tepeyac on the Road and Nomad Ice Pops will also be on hand serving delicious food and treats.
Caltrans to close roadway underneath San Gabriel Boulevard I-10 overpass Thursday night
Please be advised that Caltrans will be closing the roadway underneath the San Gabriel Boulevard I-10 overpass this Thursday night, June 28, for construction from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Friday morning, June 29.

The Thursday closure will also include the I-10 eastbound San Gabriel Boulevard offramp lane towards northbound San Gabriel Boulevard and I-10 westbound San Gabriel Boulevard offramp lane towards Rosemead.
Ribbon cutting to be held for San Gabriel's
first Starbucks on June 28
Coffee lovers: the San Gabriel community is invited to the ribbon cutting ceremony for San Gabriel’s first Starbucks on Thursday, June 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The new Starbucks is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with 20 minute parking located in front of the coffee shop.
Summer Musical Theatre at the Playhouse
Beginning on June 16 and continuing through August 4, the Playhouse will be hosting the San Gabriel Valley Music Theatre's Summer Musical Theatre Program for those who are 8 through 18 years of age. Students will learn how to act, sing, dance and more, performing Willy Wonka Jr. on the Playhouse stage.

Mention the phrase "Playhouse Fun" over the phone and receive 30% off the regular full day rate. Call 626.399.3876 to order today,
Photos: San Gabriel Trench wraps up finishing touches
With the bulk of the San Gabriel Trench now complete, construction crews are now wrapping up several finishing touches before handing the project off to the City. As crews wrap up their work, we were given a special tour by the ACE folks to check up on one of San Gabriel's biggest projects to date.
Upcoming meetings
  • City Council: July 3 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers (Canceled)
  • City Council: July 17 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers
Upcoming events
  • San Gabriel Library: Button Mania on June 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • Community Services: Summer Nights - The Classics on June 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Vincent Lugo Park
  • San Gabriel Library: Bullying Prevention Workshops on June 29 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • San Gabriel Library: Musical Travels with Paul Stein on June 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • San Gabriel Library: Science on the Go on June 30, 2018 from 2:00 pm. to 3:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • Mission Playhouse: Jazz Nights at the Playhouse with Louie Cruz Beltran and his Jazz Ensemble on July 5 at 6:30 p.m. at 320 South Mission Drive
  • Assemblymember Ed Chau: Consumer Protection Workshop on July 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Alhambra Public Library
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