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Summer is fast approaching, so be sure to read about the latest summertime events being offered by our Community Services Department. More information on how to attend is available in this week's edition of City Beat. 

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San Gabriel names Derrick Doehler Fire Chief
San Gabriel officials announced today that Derrick Doehler, former Deputy Chief and a 19-year veteran of the San Gabriel Fire Department, will be returning from retirement to become the city's next Fire Chief.

Doehler, 50, is a former United States Army veteran who began his career with the San Gabriel Fire Department in 1997 as the station's first fulltime firefighter/paramedic. Since joining the department, Doehler has held the rank of Captain, Division Chief and Deputy Chief before initially retiring in 2016.
Doehler succeeds Chief Mario D. Rueda as the city exits shared command, which sought to link the command staff of the San Gabriel, San Marino and South Pasadena Fire Departments. Chief Rueda remains the Fire Chief in neighboring San Marino.
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  News from City Hall
City hosts third annual Play Day at Vincent Lugo Park  
La Laguna officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places
To celebrate La Laguna de San Gabriel playground's induction into the National Register of Historic Places, the city hosted its third annual Play Day at Vincent Lugo Park.

The event, which featured city staff from Community Services and Police alongside several local organizations, commemorated the designation of the La Laguna de San Gabriel playground into the National Register of Historic Places with free food and activities for residents to enjoy.

Summer Nights Music & Movies come to San Gabriel

Join us for the San Gabriel Summer Nights series.

The Community Services Department, in conjunction with the Mission Playhouse and Community Development, will be hosting seven summer concerts and three summer movies. Bring the entire family for a relaxing evening under the won't want to miss this great line-up of summer events!

Parks After Dark! brings family fun for your summer evenings
Join us as we liven up our parks this summer with fun activities for families!

We will have weekly stops at Smith Park and Vincent Lugo Park for an energetic good time as we keep everyone active with fun games and arts & crafts. The Parks After Dark! Program will take place for 8 weeks during the summer between June 13 and August 3.

Find us at Smith Park on Tuesdays at 6:00 pm and at Vincent Lugo Park on Thursdays at 6:00 pm.

For more information on the Parks After Dark! program, please contact the Community Services Department at 626.308.2875.
Quarterly Budget Update: January-March 2017

The city's Quarterly Budget Update, which includes a single page financial summary as well as a more detailed revenue and expenditure summary are now available on the City of San Gabriel's website.

For more information, please contact Finance Director Tom Marston at 308-2812 Ext. 4610 or
  Mission Playhouse
Ballet showcase this weekend at the Playhouse
Elegance graces the Playhouse stage with an array of classic ballet dances as Li's Ballet presents their annual Ballet Showcase on Saturday evening, May 27th at 7:00pm.

Li's Ballet was founded in October 1992 in Temple City by Li Zhang, a renowned ballerina from Shanghai, China. They provide dance training in a variety of dance genres including jazz, modern lyrical, ballroom, and Chinese folklore ballet. For more information, click here.
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
Here's a look at Grand Avenue. The pavement removal process has begun, and the rehabilitation of the following ACE haul route locations are currently underway: Agostino Road, Del Mar Avenue between the tracks and Mission Road, Main Street, Grand Avenue, and Santa Fe Avenue. Photo: Daren Grilley
  On the agenda
Upcoming City Council meetings
  • Tues., May 30 - 6:00 p.m., Commissioners' Interviews, City Hall, Conference Room A
  • Tues., June 6 - 5:30 - 7:15 p.m., Preliminary CIP and Operating Budget, City Hall, Conference Room A
  • Tues., June 6 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
  • Tues., June 20 - 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 5 - 7:00 p.m., Community Services Commission Meeting
  • Mon., June 12 - 6:30 p.m., Planning Commission Meeting
  • Mon., June 26 - 7:00 p.m., Design Review Commission Meeting
  Upcoming Community Events
Here is a list of events coming up in the San Gabriel community:
  We're hiring!
The city is recruiting for the following positions:
  • Building Inspector - Open until filled
  • Plan Check Engineer - Open until filled
  • Administrative Assistant I - Continuous
  • Auto Mechanic Intern - Continuous
  • Firefighter/Paramedic- Continuous
  • Mission Playhouse Stage Crew - Continuous
  • 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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