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Join us for  Boba With The Chief on Jan. 25, starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Asian Youth Center, 100 W Clary Avenue. Meet and chat with Police Chief Eugene Harris over Boba.

Here's what else is going on in San Gabriel this week.
Food, shopping at Lunar New Year Jan. 28
Free festival will feature dozens of vendors
Twenty food and dessert booths, 11 crafts vendors and 12 merchant booths will fill the historic Mission District on Saturday, Jan. 28, providing attendees with a day filled with eating, shopping and fun at the 3rd Annual San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival.

Festival-goers can chow down on everything from sushi tacos to potato swirls to dumplings and more at the Street Food Fair. In addition to the food options, there will be a craft beer and wine garden. 

The San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival will go from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 in the historic Mission District (Mission Drive between Mission Road and Broadway). Admission to the festival is free.
  News from City Hall
Q&A on historic preservation ordinance
San Gabriel community members are invited to ask questions and share their opinions on the draft of the city's new Historic Preservation and Cultural Resource Ordinance at a meeting on Thursday, Jan. 19.

The City released a draft of the new proposed ordinance last month, and it is now available for review online. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19 in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 425 S Mission Drive.
Attend Boba with the Chief on Jan. 25
Attend Boba with the Chief on Jan. 25 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Asian Youth Center, 100 W Clary Avenue.  

This event is one of several i nitiatives s tarted by Harris to better engage the community and give residents an opportunity to interact with San Gabriel Police. 

Attendees can ask questions, raise concerns and just get to know Harris in an informal setting. Free boba will be provided by Tea Station.
Monthly financial report available online
The City's monthly financial report, which includes a revenue and expenditure summary as well as a trial balance for the month ending Dec. 31, 2016, is now available online.
  Mission Playhouse
Youth Theatre Workshop this Saturday
On Saturday, Jan. 21 at 10:00 a.m., the Mission Playhouse and San Gabriel Public Library will present "A Play in A Day!" Youth Theatre Workshop.

If you're between the ages of 12-17, join us onstage for this special one day workshop with LA Theatre Company Rogue Artists Ensemble. Hone your improvisation skills, work on your acting chops and create an ensemble performance all in a day.
Chinese-American New Year Festival 1/22
On Sunday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m., the American Chinese Culture Association will present the "US Chinese-American New Year Festival." Commemorate the Year of the Rooster at the Mission Playhouse.
The festival will include cross talks, Chinese opera, song and dance performances.

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
ACE photo of the week
Questions? Call the project help line at 888.ACE.1426
Crews continue to install tracks in the trench. Photo: ACE/Jacobs.
  On the agenda
Upcoming City Council meetings
  • Tues., Feb. 7 - 5:30 p.m., Goal Setting Workshop - Implementing City's Strategic Plan, City Hall, Conference Room A
  • Tues., Feb. 7 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
  • Tues., Feb. 21 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
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Upcoming commission meetings
  • Mon., Jan. 23 - 6:30 p.m., Planning Commission, Council Chambers
  • Mon., Jan. 23 - 7:00 p.m., Design Review Commission, Conference Room A
  • Mon., Feb. 6 - 7:00 p.m., Community Services Commission, Council Chambers
  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:
  • Financial Services Manager - Closes Jan. 20
  • Administrative Assistant I - First Review Deadline on Jan. 27
  • Auto Mechanic - Closes Feb. 3
  • Mission Playhouse Stage Crew - Continuous
  • Police Cadet - Continuous
  • Recreation Leader - Continuous
  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - Continuous
  • Usher - Continuous
  • Firefighter/Paramedic - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Entry Level Recruit) - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate) - Continuous
  • Police Assistant - Continuous
  • Police Dispatcher Clerk - Continuous
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