Good Afternoon,
The Presidential Election is over, but the city is just beginning the process for the March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election

Here's what else is going on in San Gabriel this week.
Participate in the Turkey Trot this weekend
In-person registration still available on day of the event
The 41st Annual San Gabriel Turkey Trot is this Saturday, Nov. 19, and the city will still accept registration in person on the day of the event. 

Registration cost is $35 for 5K or 10K run and $20 for the 1K run or 5K walk. Everyone is welcome to participate.

On Nov. 19, registration and packet pick-up will begin at 6 a.m. The 10K run and 5K walk will begin at 7 a.m., the 5K run will begin at 7:25 a.m. and the 1K youth run will begin at 8:15 a.m. Vincent Lugo Park is located at the corner of Wells and Ramona.

  News from City Hall
Nomination period open for 2017 election
The nomination period opened this week for candidates running in the March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election.
Three City Council seats, one City Clerk seat and one City Treasurer seat will be up for election in March. The filing period for nomination papers and candidate's statements will close on Dec. 9, unless an incumbent does not file, then the period will be extended to Dec. 14.
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Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Dec. 6
S an Gabriel will kick off the holiday season at the annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

The festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. in Plaza Park, 428 S Mission Drive, across from City Hall. The fun will i nclude ornament making, entertainment by local schools and youth groups, and an appearance by Santa Claus on the historic fire engine. 
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Harris to host 411 With The Chief Dec. 7
Police Chief Eugene Harris will hold his second "411 With the Chief" event on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 425 S Mission Drive.

Harris plans to host these informal meet and greet events on every first Wednesday of the month to give residents an opportunity to voice concerns about safety in the community and ask questions.
Quarterly Budget Update available online 
The city's Quarterly Budget Update, which includes a single page financial summary as well as a more detailed revenue and expenditure summary, is now available on the city website.
Arroyo Walk project offers new homes 
Officials held a ribbon cutting celebration last week for the Arroyo Walk project, which includes 31 new town homes at 270-308 S Arroyo Drive, in the city's historic Mission District.

The project was completed by Olson Company, which has several other developments in the city and the region. The company reports that they have already sold 12 of the town homes.
Summary of Planning Commission Nov. 14
At its regular meeting on Nov. 14, the Planning Commission completed the following actions:
  • Approved a Tentative Parcel Map for a proposed four-unit condominium development at 230 S San Marino Ave.  
  • Continued a Conditional Use Permit and Vesting Tentative Tract Map application for a proposed medical office building at 506 W Las Tunas Drive, due to a lack of quorum.
  • Continued a preview for a proposed mixed-use development at 220 S San Gabriel Blvd., due to a lack of quorum.
  Mission Playhouse
Enjoy classic comedies at Silent Sundays
The S
ilent Sundays series will continue at the Mission Playhouse on Nov. 20 with a showing of  three short films starring comedy greats Charley Chase, Harold Lloyd and Buster Keaton.

The showing begins at 2:30 p.m. and will feature musical accompaniment by Jerry Nagano on the Playhouse's 1924 Wurlitzer organ.

The films will be "Crazy Like a Fox" (1926), "Bumping into Broadway" (1919) and "The Scarecrow" (1920). With the perfect combination of action, romance, and timeless comedy, these three shorts give a peak into the brilliance of three wonderful actors and comic geniuses who left an indelible mark in film history.
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
Artwork adorns the walls of the archway over the trench. Photo: ACE/Jacobs
  On the agenda
Upcoming City Council meetings
No upcoming study sessions.

  • Tues., Dec. 6 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
  • CANCELED  Tues., Dec. 20  City Council Meeting
  • Tues., Jan. 3  -  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.
  • CANCELED Mon., Nov. 21 - 7:00 p.m., Design Review Commission
  • Mon., Dec. 5 - 7:00 p.m., Community Services Commission
  • Mon., Dec. 12 - 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:
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  We're hiring!
The city is recruiting for the following positions:
  • *New * Maintenance Leadperson (2 positions) - Closes Dec. 2
  • Event Coordinator - Closes Nov. 18
  • Principal Civil Engineer - Closes Nov. 18
  • Mission Playhouse Stage Crew - Continuous
  • Police Cadet - Continuous
  • Recreation Leader - 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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