Good Evening,
With spring drawing to a close, be sure to attend Surf's Up San Gabriel on June 8 between 6:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. in the Mission District to kick off our Summer Nights series! There will be food, activities and live music for you to enjoy - more information is located below!

And please share the news with your family and friends!
City expands presence at international shopping center conference
City officials network with international retailers and developers
From May 21 to May 24, several city staff and councilmembers traveled to the largest conference of developers, retailers and cities in the world to represent San Gabriel.

Known as the Real Estate Convention (RECon) in Las Vegas, Nevada, this conference - hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers - allowed attendees to develop important connections with other industry influencers. For San Gabriel, this convention allowed city staff and councilmembers to network with developers and retailers that could potentially help develop underutilized land in the city.

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  News from City Hall
Surf's Up San Gabriel kicks off new season of Summer Nights on June 8!
Come join us in the Mission District from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on June 8 for Surf's Up San Gabriel! This free street festival will include food trucks, live performances, a DJ, kids' activities, a beer and wine garden and much, much more - and please share your memories on social media using #SurfsUpSG! We hope to see you there!
Police department participates in 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run
Annual run will support Special Olympics programs
The San Gabriel Police Department will support the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of various Special Olympics programs on June 8 at approximately 12:30 p.m. Known as the "Guardians of the Flame," participating law enforcement officers will carry the "Flame of Hope" from the LASD Temple City Station to the I-10 Freeway at Del Mar Avenue. 
The department challenges everyone to help make a difference in the lives of these tremendous athletes by participating in this year's celebration. For more information, please contact Officer Gilbert Magana at 626.308.2853 or at  

Smith Park Pool now open
The coolest place in town is now open! Swim lessons began at Smith Park Pool on Monday, June 5. The pool opened for public recreation swim on Tuesday, June 6 - just in time to beat the heat. Come on over and bring your friends for a refreshing swim now through August 18. Summer operating hours for recreation swim are Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Did you know we also operate a wading pool at Smith Park? This year, our wading pool hours are daily from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Little swimmers ages 6 and younger are welcome in the wading pool. Supervision is not provided, and wading pool hours may be reduced if additional restrictions are imposed due to the statewide drought.

For more information on Smith Park Pool and swim lessons, contact the Community Services Department at 626.308.2875 or Community Services Manager, Tom Boecking at .
Mayor and City Council appoint new commission members
The Mayor and City Council recently appointed two new members to the city's Planning Commission. With two-year term dates beginning on May 30, Anagh Mamdapurkar and Jerry Schwartz will join the five-member team to help make recommendations to the City Council regarding zone changes, subdivisions, variances, development plans and conditional use permits.
In addition, the Mayor and City Council have also reappointed Marla Nadolney as the new Chair of the Design Review Commission. Also beginning on May 30 with a two-year term, Nadolney will lead the three-member team to help review building plans for commercial and residential projects in the city.
City appoints Marilyn Bonus as new Assistant City Clerk
On May 30, the city welcomed Marilyn Bonus as the new Assistant City Clerk. Marilyn comes to us from the City of Ontario, where she previously worked as a Records Manager and Deputy City Clerk. Previously, Marilyn worked at the City of Temple City, where she was a Community Development Intern, a Management Analyst and a Deputy City Clerk.
In her new position, Marilyn will work under the general direction of the Chief City Clerk where she'll provide administrative support for all City Council related functions. In addition, Marilyn will also serve as the liaison between the City Clerk's office and the public. Welcome, Marilyn!
  Mission Playhouse
Festive musical this Saturday
California Creative and Performing Arts Center present the musical, Happy Father's Day, Saturday, June 10 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Featuring original music, the cast includes Christine Hu, Theresa Lin, and Yvonne Wu. The production is produced by the Golden Horse Award winning Director Tuen-Ping TP Yang, Sherry Lin, and co-produced by Angela Sheng and Tim Lee.
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Free community concert this weekend!
The Olympia Philharmonic Society/CalState Los Angeles present Virtuoso! Sunday afternoon, June 11 at 3:00 p.m. Listen to masterful works from classical music's greatest composers in this free community concert featuring Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Wagner! 
The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse is owned and operated by the City of San Gabriel. Unless otherwise stated, all events are presented by independent producers and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. The Mission Playhouse is not responsible for the content of such events, artistic or otherwise. The views expressed by these independent producers do not necessarily reflect those of the Mission Playhouse or the City of San Gabriel. 
  On the agenda
Upcoming City Council meetings
No upcoming study sessions.

  • Tues., June 20 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
  • CANCELED Tues., July 4 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
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Upcoming commission meetings
All meetings are held at City Hall in the Council Chambers.
  • Mon., June 12 - 6:30 p.m., Planning Commission Meeting
  • Mon., June 26 - 7:00 p.m., Design Review Commission Meeting
  • Mon., July 10 - 6:30 p.m., Planning Commission Meeting
  • Mon., July 24 - 7:00 p.m., Design Review Commission Meeting
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  Upcoming Community Events
Here is a list of events coming up in the San Gabriel community:
  • Wednesday, Jun. 7-9, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Library, "Teen Photo Exhibit: Life in LA," 500 S. Del Mar Ave.
  • Saturday, Jun. 10, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Educational Foundation, "Energize! Youth Fitness Expo," Jefferson Middle School, 1372 E. Las Tunas Dr.
  • Tuesday, Jun. 13, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Library, "Optical Illusions," 500 S. Del Mar Ave.
  • Thursday, Jun. 15, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Women's Foundation, "Installation Luncheon," Hilton-San Gabriel, 225 W. Valley Blvd.
  • Wednesday, Jun. 21, 6:00-9:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce, "Installation Dinner," Almansor Court, 700 S. Almansor Street, Alhambra.
Click on the links in each event for more information, or  click here for more events.
  We're hiring!
The city is recruiting for the following positions:
  • Assistant/Associate Planner - Closes Jun. 16
  • Park Maintenance Worker I - Closes Jun. 23
  • Recreation Supervisor - Closes Jun. 23
  • Senior Civil Engineer - Closes Jun. 23
  • Plan Check Engineer - Open until filled
  • Administrative Assistant I - Continuous
  • Auto Mechanic Intern - Continuous
  • Firefighter/Paramedic- Continuous
  • Mission Playhouse Stage Crew - Multiple positions available!
  • Mission Playhouse Usher - Continuous
  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - Continuous
  • Police Assistant - Continuous
  • Police Cadet - Continuous
  • Police Dispatcher Clerk - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Entry Level Recruit) - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate) - Continuous
  • Recreation Leader - Continuous
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