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Thank you for reading City Beat, the weekly newsletter from the City of San Gabriel. In this week's issue, you'll find all the latest news and information from the city, community events and more.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Public Information Officer Lauren Gold at 626.308.2800, ext. 4624 or 

And please share the news with your family and friends!
Dumpling & Beer Fest is tomorrow night
Purchase your beer tasting wristband online before the event
This Thursday, the City of San Gabriel is celebrating its 2nd Annual Dumpling & Beer Fest, a twist on Oktoberfest, with lots of tasty food, craft beer, live music and more! 

The Mission District will be packed with 17 food vendors and more than  16 craft beers on tap, including selections from Anchor Brewing, Angel City Brewery, Bear Lao, Coronado Brewing Co., Iron Triangle Brewery, Sapporo, Singha, Unibroue, Lagunitas Brewing Co. and Bootlegger's Brewery.

Admission to the festival is free. Beer tasting wristbands can be purchased online from Eventbrite, for just $30 for unlimited tastings and $20 for limited (16) tastings, plus fees. If they do not sell outline, you can purchase wristbands at the door for an additional cost. Food will be available for purchase from individual vendors at the event. Free parking will be available around the Mission District.  

  News from City Hall
City participates in Voter Registration Day
For the first time ever, the City Clerk's Department participated Tuesday in National Voter Registration Day. 

In an effort to inform residents about the importance of voting in national, state and local elections, the department hosted booths at Hawaii Supermarket and the San Gabriel Library. The city partnered with Asian Youth Center for this event.

In total, volunteers registered 55 new voters. The event was also a chance to raise awareness about the city's local election on March 7, 2017.

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City seeks applicants for commissions 
The city is accepting applications for vacancies on city commissions, a great way for residents to get more involved in the community.

The Civil Service Commission has one vacancy and the Design Review Commission has one vacancy, but the city will also accept applications throughout the year for all commission positions.
  Rent Grapevine Arbor Park for your events
Looking for a great facility for your next party, wedding or special event? Nestled in the heart of the Mission District, the City of San Gabriel's Grapevine Arbor Park is the perfect location to host your special event.

There are a range of packages available to suite your individual event needs. Let us host your next event!  
  Mission Playhouse
Playhouse hosts costume sale on Oct. 1
O n Saturday morning, October 1st at 10:00 a.m., the Playhouse will host a "Treasures From the Attic" costume and clothing sale

Costumes, hats, wigs, shoes, fabrics, notions and accessories will be for sale. Fill up a brown paper bag for $10.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring cash. Do not bring large backpacks or purses.

The sale will take place in the backstage costume and wardrobe rooms. Enter through the metal stairs behind the theater.
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Award-winning pianist plays this weekend
This Saturday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m., Nepo & Hanyi will present International award-winning pianist Chen Sa in concert. 

Sa has performed with premier orchestras across the globe and will captivate audiences with works from Debussy and Liszt. Ticket prices are $25, $35, $45.

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Enjoy Indian music & food on Oct. 9
The Mission Playhouse and The Music Circle will present "Partha Bose & Indranil Mallick" on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 5:00 p.m. 

Take a musical journey to India with enthralling classical music from internationally renowned artists Partha Bose (sitar) and Indranil Mallick (tabla). Delicious samosas and chai tea will be available for purchase.

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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. 
  ACE construction updates
Questions? Call the project help line at 888.ACE.1426
All four bridges at Del  Mar Avenue, Ramona Street, Mission Road and San Gabriel Boulevard have been completed over the trench, and are now open to traffic following staggered closures. Work will continue through next year on the aesthetic features on the bridges, including sidewalks, pedestrian barriers and lighting, but will not significantly impact traffic. Businesses along the ACE route are open and ready for customers, with no delays or detours.

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ACE photo of the week
Looking into the trench east from the Alhambra Wash. Photo: ACE/Jacobs
  On the agenda
City Council meeting agenda items for Oct. 4
At its regular meeting on Oct. 4, the City Council will consider the following items:
  • Extension of moratorium on single family home additions.
  • Award of 2016 Great Streets Projects.
  • Sanitary Sewer CCTV contract.
Upcoming City Council meetings
No upcoming study sessions.

  • Tues., Oct. 4 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
  • Tues., Oct. 18 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
  • Tues., Nov. 1 - 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., Oct. 3 - 7:00 p.m., Community Services Commission
  • Thurs., Oct. 6 - 7:00 p.m., Design Review Commission (postponed from Sept. 26)
  • CANCELED Mon., Oct. 10 - 6:30 p.m., Planning Commission 
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  Upcoming Community Events
Here is a list of events coming up in the San Gabriel community:
More Events
  We're hiring!
The city is recruiting for the following positions:
  • *New* Police Cadet
  • Firefighter/Paramedic - Continuous
  • Recreation Leader - Continuous
  • Usher - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Entry Level Recruit) - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate) - Continuous
  • Police Assistant - Continuous
  • Police Dispatcher Clerk - Continuous
Apply Now
City Beat is a weekly digital publication of the City of San Gabriel, published by the Administration Department. For questions or concerns, email or call 626.308.2800, ext. 4624.

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