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Please join us on January 20 for the grand opening of Marshall Park! Our groundbreaking event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Parking is limited, so we encourage you to take the free shuttle from the Del Mar/Norwood Park & Ride. Free shuttle service begins at 10:45 a.m.

In addition, this year's Lunar New Year Festival is gearing up with food, entertainment, crafts and more! Be sure to visit the event's website for more information, and RSVP and share with your friends on Facebook!

Now, here's what's making news for the week of January 17, 2017. 
SGFD to purchase new fire engine and defibrillators
A City Council wrap-up for January 16 is now online
Last night, the City Council approved the purchase of new defibrillators and a new fire engine for the San Gabriel Fire Department. More information about this and other decisions in our City Council wrap-up.
Hayes House and Museum to change hours
Museum to now open on the second Saturday of each month
Beginning this year, the Hayes House and Museum will be open on the second Saturday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Select dates of operation include February 10, March 10, April 14, September 8, October 13, November 10 and December 8.
SGPD to host Chinese outreach event February 24
Meeting will be held in Mandarin and English
Mark your calendars: the San Gabriel Police Department will be holding its second Chinese community outreach event on February 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Asian Youth Center located at 100 Clary Ave.

Held in both Mandarin and English, this meeting will give participants a direct dialogue with members of the SGPD.
Jazz, hip hop, Chinese opera and more at the Playhouse
Song, music and dance at the Playhouse on January 20, 26 and 27
This Saturday, the American Golden Tripod Organization presents the "SGTO Spring Festival Gala." With a theme of health and happiness, the event will feature Chinese opera, music, song and dance.

In addition, Temple City Performing Arts presents "Breaking Free" on January 26 at 7:00 p.m. "Breaking Free" features a lively celebration of dance with jazz, lyrical hip-hop and more with the talented members of Temple City's Choreo, Auxiliaries, Oak Avenue Auxiliaries and other dance ensembles.

Finally, enjoy the 2018 Chinese American Spring Festival on January 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Join Ray Fuller and friends at the Playhouse, February 3
Enjoy a night of jazz, soul and gospel
Enjoy a night of jazz, soul and gospel as guitarist, composer, music director and producer A. Ray Fuller takes center stage with his all star friends.

A Chicago native, Fuller's 40-year career has seen work with Whitney Houston, Anita Baker, Natalie Cole, George Duke, Boney James and more. Read more about Fuller's life here and be sure to purchase tickets from the Playhouse for an amazing musical adventure.
Upcoming City Council meetings
Study Sessions

No upcoming study sessions.

Regular Meetings
  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
Upcoming commission meetings
All meetings are held at City Hall in the Council Chambers.
  • Monday, February 5, 2018 - 7:00 p.m., Community Services Commission

Upcoming events at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse:
  • Saturday, January 20, 7:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "AGTO Spring Festival Gala," 320 South Mission Drive
  • Friday, January 26, 7:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "Breaking Free," 320 South Mission Drive
  • Saturday, January 27, 6:30 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "2018 Chinese American Spring Festival," 320 South Mission Drive
  • Sunday, January 28, 2:30 p.m.: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, "Silent Sundays Series: Metropolis," 320 South Mission Drive
Here is a list of events coming up in the San Gabriel community:
  • Friday, January 19, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: San Gabriel Library, "Teen Advisory Board Meeting," 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • Saturday, January 20, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.: San Gabriel Library, "Yoga Class," 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • Saturday, January 20, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Library, "Practice ACT," 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • Sunday, January 21, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce, "Education and Family Resource Expo," Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel
  • Monday, January 22, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: San Gabriel Library, "Coloring for Grown-Ups," 500 South Del Mar Avenue
Click on the links in each event for more information, or  click here for more events .
The city is recruiting for the following positions:
  • Sewer Maintenance Leadperson - Closes on January 25, 2018
  • Executive Assistant to the City Manager - Closes on January 23, 2018
  • Neighborhood Improvement Services Officer (Part-Time) - Closes on January 25, 2018
  • Senior Planner - Closes on January 25, 2018
  • Mission Playhouse Stage Crew - Multiple positions available!
  • Mission Playhouse Usher - Continuous
  • Police Dispatcher Clerk - Continuous
  • Police Dispatcher Clerk (Part-Time) - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Entry Level Recruit) - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate) - Continuous
  • Recreation Leader
  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
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