Good evening, San Gabriel

We've recently been receiving questions about our policy on cannabis. The City of San Gabriel prohibits the establishment of commercial cannabis activity. State law allows for the personal cultivation of cannabis, and the City has added several reasonable regulations regarding personal cultivation which you may find here.

Now, here's what's making news for the week of January 30, 2019:
City Council to review City's parking policies
Over the past year, the City has received an increase in resident complaints about parking enforcement. As a result of these complaints, City staff is soliciting input from the City Council about the City's parking policies.

You may read more about this item and others in our preview of the February 5 City Council meeting.
Register today for the Community Academy
Registration is now open for our next Community Academy! The Community Academy is a 12-week program designed to give citizens who live, work or attend school in San Gabriel an overview of law enforcement, including an introduction to police divisions, programs and the criminal justice system.

The next academy begins on February 21 and registration is now being accepted until February 18.
Dance and variety shows this weekend
This Friday, February 1 at 7:00 p.m., Temple City Performing Arts presents "Set the World on Fire," a lively celebration of dance featuring jazz, lyrical, hip hop and more.

The following two days, the Playhouse will host several Chinese New Year-themed variety shows, including performances by the American Chinese Culture Association on February 2 and the Chinese New Year Celebration on February 3.
Upcoming meetings
  • City Council: February 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at City Council Chambers
Upcoming events
  • San Gabriel Library: Stress Less Art for Teens on February 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • San Gabriel Library: Lunar New Year Dance Festival on February 2 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • City of San Gabriel: 411 with the Chief on February 6, 2019 at City Hall from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • San Gabriel Educational Foundation: Toast to the Future Community Party on February 21, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 864 Commercial Avenue
  • La Casa de San Gabriel: Casino Night Fundraiser on March 22, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at La Casa de San Gabriel
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