Good evening, San Gabriel

We hope to see you at tomorrow's Dumpling & Beer Fest at the Mission District for a fun night with dumplings and local breweries. The event runs from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. New to this year’s event are a “paint and sip” activity and game area featuring ping-pong, giant Jenga, corn hole, giant Connect Four and more.

Have a bulky item? The City is also hosting a bulky item and electronic waste clean-up event on October 13 from 8:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. at the Public Works yard. This is a great way to safely dispose of any large items that you may have in your household.

Now, here's what's making news for the week of October 3, 2018:
City Council approves satellite station at Marshall School
In a unanimous vote, the City Council approved a San Gabriel Police Department satellite station at the former site of Marshall School. The satellite station will increase police engagement in the south side of the City, housing Traffic Bureau staff with full service, traffic-related capabilities.

You can read more about this and other items in our summary of the October 2 City Council meeting.
Fall Fun Festival to take place October 26
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to the Fall Fun Festival on Friday, October 26. The Fall Fun Festival is a family-friendly event that is open to all ages, taking place in the Mission District from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

This spooktacular event includes trunk-or-treating, children's carnival games and activities, a costume contest, cartoons in the Mission Playhouse and more.
Tradición, Arte y Pasión October 27 at Playhouse
Two-time Grammy Award winners Mariachi Los Camperos are back at the Playhouse on October 27 at 7:00 p.m. for a Day of the Dead-themed celebration covering music from the 1920s to today. Created in 1961 by mariachi visionary Nati Cano, Los Camperos have performed at venues including the Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.
San Gabriel Police to hold drug take back October 27
On October 27, the San Gabriel Police Department will be accepting expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs at 625 South Del Mar Avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in front of the police station.

Unused medicine can be susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Disposing unused medicine in the trash or down a toilet presents safety and health hazards.
Purchase your SGPD Pink Patch
in support of breast cancer research
Help support breast cancer research by purchasing a Pink Patch now until the end of October. With the help of the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs' Association and several public safety agencies in Los Angeles County and beyond, the San Gabriel Police Department is selling vibrant pink versions of its police patch in support of the Pink Patch campaign.

Proceeds will be donated to the City of Hope, so don't delay!
Upcoming meetings
  • City Council: October 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers
Upcoming events
  • City of San Gabriel: Dumpling & Beer Fest on October 4 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Mission District
  • San Gabriel Library: All Abilities Concert with Kerry Fenster on October 6 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • San Gabriel Library: Smarty Pants Storytime on October 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • City of San Gabriel: Bulky Items & Electronic Waste Community Clean-Up on October 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 917 East Grand Avenue
  • La Casa de San Gabriel Community Center: Annual Fundraising Dinner (call Lisa Gutierrez-Correa for tickets at 626.286.2144) on October 11 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel
  • San Gabriel Mission High School: Pumpkin Patch Fest on October 13 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Mission High School Sports Field
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