Good Evening,
High temperatures are expected throughout this week, so be sure to take precautions to combat the heat. Children, elderly people or pets should not be left unattended in homes without air conditioning, and pets or kids should never be left alone in enclosed vehicles. If you do not have access to air conditioning, be sure to visit the city's cooling centers.

As always, please share this issue with your friends and family, and follow the city's social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, WeChat and Weibo to keep up-to-date on community news and events.
Heat alert declared until September 1
Triple digit temperatures expected this week
The San Gabriel Library is one of two cooling centers in the city
With temperature highs expected to reach triple digits throughout the week, the Los Angeles County Health Officer has declared a heat alert for the San Gabriel Valley from now through September 1. While this heat alert is in effect, measures should be taken to protect those that are vulnerable to the heat, including older adults, infants and children. If you do not have access to air conditioning, the San Gabriel Library and the Asian Youth Center are the city's cooling centers.

You can learn more about this heat alert here.
  News from City Hall
Construction to begin on the Ramona Street and Del Mar Avenue bridges
Bridges will be closed from September 5 to October 3
A look at the Ramona Street bridge over the trench, which will
be closed from September 5 to October 3
As construction for the San Gabriel trench nears completion, construction crews will be closing off the bridges at Ramona Street and Del Mar Avenue over the trench from September 5 to October 3. During this closure, both bridges will be milled and overlaid to provide a smooth transition for motorists as they travel across both bridges.

You can learn more about the closure - along with suggested detour routes - here.
Registration for fall recreation classes begin September 5
Classes cover yoga, dance, basketball, karate and more
Residents may register for classes at the Recreation Center
San Gabriel's Community Services department is offering a variety of classes for every family member beginning on September 5. This fall, the city will be offering "Dai's Parent and Me Learning Mandarin" class, as well as popular favorites that include classes on ballroom dancing, yoga, water aerobics, karate, tennis and more.

You may register here, or by phone at 626.308.2875.
  Mission Playhouse
Free outdoor concert at the Playhouse Plaza September 14
Conjunto Jardin and Trio Ellas will be performing
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day early at the Mission Playhouse on September 14 beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a free outdoor concert featuring two fantastic musical ensembles. Conjunto Jardin and Latin Grammy-nominated artist Trio Ellas will be performing, and food and drinks will be available for purchase.

This concert is sponsored by the office of Los Angeles Supervisor Kathryn Barger. Click here to learn more.
  Community news
Photos: Hundreds walk from San Gabriel to Los Angeles in 9-mile journey
Walk celebrates Los Angeles' 236th birthday
Participants in this year's Walk to Los Angeles event in front of the San Gabriel Mission
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 9-mile path established by Los Angeles' earliest settlers in 1781.

If you weren't able to attend the walk, be sure to click here for a handful of photos from this year's event.
  On the agenda
Upcoming City Council meetings
No upcoming study sessions.

  • Tues., September 5 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
  • Tues., September 19 - 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., September 11 - 6:30 p.m., Planning Commission Meeting
  • Mon., September 25 - 7:00 p.m., Design Review Commission Meeting
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  Upcoming city and community events
Here is a list of events being offered by the city:
  • Wednesday, September 6, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: City Hall, Council Chambers "411 with the Chief," 425 South Mission Drive. 
  • Thursday, September 14, 6:30 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse Plaza, "Mexican Independence Day Celebration," 320 South Mission Drive.
  • Saturday, September 16, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "Arts Tune-Up," 320 South Mission Drive.
  • Sunday, September 17, 2:30 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "Silent Sundays Series: Safety Last! (1923)," 320 South Mission Drive.
  • Thursday, September 21, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Village, "FairviewCon," between North Circle and South Circle Drive.
  • Thursday, October 5, 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.: Mission District "Dumpling and Beer Festival," Mission Drive between Broadway and Santa Anita.
  • Sunday, November 12, 5:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "Josh Feinberg and Nilan Chaudhuri," 320 South Mission Drive.
  • Sunday, November 19, 2:30 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "Silent Sundays Series: The Kid (1921)," 320 South Mission Drive.
In addition, here is a list of events coming up in the San Gabriel community:
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:
  • Maintenance Worker I (Streets and Sewer) - Closes on August 31
  • Senior Neighborhood Improvement Services (NIS) Officer - Closes on August 31
  • Fire Captain - Promotional - Closes on September 7 (internal recruitment)
  • Fire Division Chief Promotional - Closes on September 7 (internal recruitment)
  • Administrative Assistant I - Continuous
  • Auto Mechanic Intern - Continuous
  • Firefighter/Paramedic - Continuous
  • Firefighter/Paramedic (Lateral) - Continuous
  • Mission Playhouse Stage Crew - Multiple positions available!
  • Mission Playhouse Usher - Continuous
  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - Continuous
  • Police Dispatcher Clerk - Continuous
  • Police Dispatcher Clerk (Part-Time) - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Entry Level Recruit) - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate) - Continuous
  • Recreation Leader - Continuous
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