Good Afternoon,
Don't forget to come chat with Police Chief Eugene Harris at the 411 With The Chief event this evening, starting at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

Here's what else is going on in San Gabriel this week.
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster Jan. 28 
Food, entertainment and free fun at 3rd Lunar New Year Festival
The community welcomed 2017 with celebrations last week, but on Jan. 28 San Gabriel will come together for another new year, ringing in the Year of the Rooster at the 3rd Annual Lunar New Year Festival.

Attendees at the free all-day festival can enjoy dozens of food vendors, new Dessert Land, shopping, the Crafts Village, chalk art contest and more. There will also be free live entertainment all day on the outdoor stage and inside the beautiful Mission Playhouse, including this year's new dance competition, hosted by the famous Kinjaz Dojo dance studio.

The Lunar New Year Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 in the historic Mission District (Mission Drive between Mission Road and Broadway). 

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  News from City Hall
Year in Review: San Gabriel's great 2016
The city is going full steam ahead with the new year in 2017, but it's only fitting to take a minute and reflect back on the many great accomplishments in the City of San Gabriel in 2016.

From ribbon cuttings to road paving to new city parks, it was a great year in San Gabriel. 

Read the Year in Review

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.

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Monthy 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 Nov. 30. 2016, is now available online.

View the Report

  Mission Playhouse
Chinese American musicals this weekend
Enjoy two musical and variety shows at the Playhouse
This Saturday, Jan. 7 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Great Glory Organization will present the musical "Where Am I?" at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.

The musical, which will have English subtitles, chronicles Chinese American life in the United States. The show stars Chi-Chin, Shih Heng and noted Taiwanese actor and singer Abraham Wei.

And on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m., Hope Center will present the "Chinese American WeChat Spring Festival" at the Playhouse. The show will feature music, dance and opera. For more information, call Hope Center at 626.512.2749.

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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
Sidewalk ramp work to begin Jan. 9
Starting on Monday, Jan. 9 through Monday, Jan. 23, ACE contractors will begin replacement of the curb ramps along portions of Main Street, Del Mar Avenue, Angeleno Avenue and Grand Avenue. Portions of the sidewalk will be closed intermittently. There will be no road closures for this work. Work will occur weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
ACE photo of the week
Questions? Call the project help line at 888.ACE.1426
The bridge on San Gabriel Blvd. features a hula hoop design, honoring city history.
  On the agenda
Upcoming City Council meetings
There are no upcoming study sessions.

  • Tues., Jan. 17 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
  • 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
All meetings are held at City Hall in the Council Chambers.
  • Mon., Jan. 9 - 7:00 p.m., Planning Commission
  • Mon., Jan. 23 - 6:30 p.m., Design Review Commission
  • Mon., Feb. 6 - 7:00 p.m., Community Services Commission 
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  Upcoming Community Events
Here is a list of events coming up in the San Gabriel community:
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  We're hiring!
The city is recruiting for the following positions:
  • *New* Financial Services Manager - Closes Jan. 20
  • Information Systems Specialist - Closes Jan. 13
  • 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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