Good evening, San Gabriel

Welcome to the fall season! As the San Gabriel Trench project comes to a close, we wanted to make a note about horn noise occurring from the trench. While construction finalizes, train safety rules dictate that horns be used to notify workers within the trench. ACE estimates that there will be a few weeks of work left before a final project inspection is performed. Once the project is approved, the use of horns will no longer be required.

In addition, contestants have been announced for this year's Dumpling & Beer Fest on October 4. Be sure to view the contestants here. As a friendly reminder, be sure to purchase a beer tasting wristband for the event here to save.

Now, here's what's making news for the week of September 26, 2018:
SGPD propose satellite station at Marshall School
To increase police engagement in the south side of the City, the San Gabriel Police Department is proposing a satellite station at the former site of Marshall School. The station will house the Traffic Bureau staff with full service, traffic-related capabilities.

You can read more about this and other items in our preview of the October 2 City Council meeting.
Fall Fun Festival to take place October 26
Are you ready for Halloween? Bring your little ghosts and goblins to the Mission District for a spooktacular good time at our Fall Fun Festival on October 26 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Mission District. Featuring games, a costume contest, Halloween flicks, free family photos and more, the Fall Fun Festival is open to all ages.
Plan your special event at Grapevine Arbor Park
The most important element of a great event is an excellent venue - after family and friends that is. The City of San Gabriel is proud to be able to share the Grapevine Arbor Park to those within or outside the community. It's the ideal destination for significant life events, such as weddings, anniversaries and birthday parties.

The venue hosts a remnant of the old Grapevine, which once covered over 10,000 square feet. Planted in 1861, the famous grapevine gives this picturesque locale its name. Residents and non-residents can rent the beautiful Grapevine Arbor for their special events.
Young Frankenstein arrives at the Playhouse October 20
From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation "The Producer" comes the wickedly inspired tale of Frankenstein based on the Oscar-nominated hit movie. Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania and sets out to bring honor to his family name by shocking his grandfather’s legacy back to life!

Award-winning theater veterans Ray A. Rochelle and Rikki Lugo direct and choreograph a company of professional musical theatre actors in this exclusive, one weekend only production. Shows occur on October 20 and the 21.
Learn how you can lower your energy bills
The San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments is offering an energy assessment program that will allow residents to learn how they can lower their energy bills. Known as EASY, the program will allow two staff members to conduct an EASY assessment on how you can be more energy efficient in your home.

The program is free, so participate today!
Upcoming meetings
  • City Council: October 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers
Upcoming events
  • City of San Gabriel: 411 with the Chief on October 3 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers
  • City of San Gabriel: Dumpling and Beer Fest on October 4 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Mission District
  • 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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