Good evening, San Gabriel

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In addition, please note that City Hall will be closed on Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. We will reopen on November 12.

Now, here is what's making news for the week of November 6, 2019:
City Council approves new round of street improvements
By a 5-0 vote, the City Council approved a construction contract to Sequel Contractors, Inc. for $2,236,520 to complete the second phase of the 2019 Great Streets Program.

You can read more about this item and others in our wrap-up of the November 5 City Council meeting. You may also view a video of yesterday's meeting here.
Purchase your tickets to Silent Sundays at the Playhouse
Silent Sundays featuring live Wurlitzer organ accompaniment are back this fall featuring returning favorites Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd along with Marion Davies - a new face to the Playhouse screen.
For a limited time, purchase a subscription and see every film in the series for the discounted price of $35.
Parking restrictions lifted during the holiday season
In the spirit of the holiday season, the San Gabriel Police Department is offering overnight parking exemptions for the following dates: November 23 and 24, December 24, 25, 31 and January 1, 2020. During these dates, overnight parking passes are not required.

Please ensure your vehicles are locked and valuables are not left inside your car. If you have any questions, please contact our Traffic Sergeant at 626.308.2860.
Experience the rich culture of China on November 9
Experience the rich culture of China through dazzling costumes and captivating music at the Chinese American Dancing Group's 33rd annual dance festival this Saturday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mission Playhouse.
Upcoming meetings
  • City Council: November 19 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers
Upcoming events
  • San Gabriel Library: Screenwriting for Teens: Time to Write on November 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • San Gabriel Library: Connect and Converse ESL on November 12 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • San Gabriel Library: Library Adventures on November 13 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • Kiwanis Club of San Gabriel: San Gabriel Police and Firefighter Appreciation Luncheon on November 14 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 225 West Valley Boulevard, Ballroom C in San Gabriel
  • San Gabriel Mission High School: Open House on November 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 254 South Santa Anita Street in San Gabriel
  • City of San Gabriel: Turkey Trot on November 16 beginning at 6:00 a.m. at Vincent Lugo Park
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