Good evening, San Gabriel

In the spirit of the spring season, we hope you'll join us on April 13 for our next bulky item drop-off event at 917 East Grand Avenue from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The City is also holding a permit-free yard sale on April 6 and April 7 and we hope you'll use this opportunity to sell unwanted items that you may have laying around - click here to learn more.

Now, here's what's making news for March 20, 2019:
Jason Pu appointed Mayor of San Gabriel
At the March 19 City Council meeting, the City Council appointed Jason Pu as the Mayor of San Gabriel. Of the appointment, Mayor Pu said “I want to thank my colleagues on the City Council for their confidence in voting me as Mayor and also for their hard work throughout the year.”

You can read more about the March 19 City Council meeting at the link below.
San Gabriel introduces new playground at Smith Park
Last Thursday, the City of San Gabriel, in partnership with KaBOOM!, the Asian Youth Center, and The CarMax Foundation, joined together to build a new playground at Smith Park. The previous playground at Smith Park was originally constructed in 1995 and was in need of replacement after years of service.

For a video of the construction of the new park, click here. For photos, click here.
Yard sale and bulky item drop off in April
Dust off your unused stuff and clear out the clutter by participating in our first Citywide permit-free yard sale on April 6 and April 7. This is your chance to sell unwanted items that you may have laying around.

If you have large items that you aren't able to sell off, you're more than welcome to take your items to our next Bulky Item Drop-Off on April 13, 2019 at 917 East Grand Avenue from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event is open to San Gabriel residents only and hazardous materials will not be accepted.
Become a commissioner today
We're currently looking for new commissioners to join a commission in the City of San Gabriel. Commissions help advise the City Council on several important matters, including civil service, design, recreation, planning and historic preservation.

Commissioners are appointed by the City Council when vacancies occur and the deadline to apply is April 5, 2019. 
Catch a Disney film this weekend at the Playhouse
This Sunday, March 24, catch the screening of two Disney classics. "Mulan" will be shown at 1:00 p.m., followed by "Cars" at 3:00 p.m.

With themes of honor, friendship and humility, these two Oscar-nominated films are perfect for the whole family. Purchase a ticket to see one film or see both for a discounted price.
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  • City Council: April 2, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at City Council Chambers
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