Good evening, San Gabriel

Earlier this week, volunteers gathered at Smith Park to prepare for tomorrow's Build Day for San Gabriel's newest playground! Tomorrow morning and afternoon, hundreds of volunteers will join together to build a new playground in under a day!
Volunteers preparing for Build Day at Smith Park

In addition, the latest issue of the City Manager's monthly message is now online, including information about new businesses in the City, construction updates and more. We hope you'll read this month's edition to learn more about what's happening in the City.

Now, here's what's making news for the week of March 13, 2019:
City Council to review temporary street closure
at 400 West Broadway
San Gabriel Mission High School is requesting a temporary street closure for their first annual Spring Boutique on Broadway between Santa Anita Street and Junipero Place on April 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Activities for this event will be held on the school’s property and the street closure will allow participants to walk safely back and forth from the campus to the school’s fields.

You can read more about this item and others in our preview of the March 19 City Council meeting.
Road work on Del Mar Avenue from Hovey Avenue to Chestnut Avenue from now through May 2019
Beginning on March 11, 2019 and through May 2019, roadway rehabilitation will begin on Del Mar Avenue from Hovey Avenue to Chestnut Avenue. During construction, segments of the northbound/southbound traffic lanes on Del Mar Avenue will be closed, though one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Driveway access may be impacted, and no street parking between Hovey Avenue and Chestnut Avenue will be permitted.
Volunteers raising funds for SGPD K9 units
Partners with San Gabriel K9s is a new nonprofit started by volunteers to support the San Gabriel Police Department K9 unit. Independent of the SGPD, Partners with San Gabriel K9s hopes to fund training for police service dogs, administration costs and equipment costs.

Plush versions of K9 Edy and K9 Bently are available for purchase online or at the San Gabriel Police Department. Proceeds from the purchase will support the K9 unit.
Temple City Performing Arts presents Mary Poppins
Temple City Performing Arts presents Disney's Mary Poppins The Musical this weekend, from Friday to Sunday March 15 to March 17. When Jane and Michael - the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family - are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the magical Mary Poppins!
Meet Howard the Dog at the SGVHS on March 17
Mark your calendars - join us as we celebrate SGVHS' very own Howard the Dog, who was featured on Hallmark Channel's Rescue Dog Show. Not only did he win his category "short and sweet," but he also won the overall competition.

Come meet this talented dog at 851 East Grand Avenue on March 17 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Upcoming meetings
  • City Council: March 19, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at City Council Chambers
Upcoming events
  • San Gabriel Women's Foundation: 29th Annual Soup & Salad Luncheon on March 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Padillo Room at 324 South Mission Drive
  • San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce: Hire to Fire on March 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel
  • 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
  • San Gabriel Mission High School: Spring Boutique on April 7, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 254 South Santa Anita Street
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