Good evening, San Gabriel

We hope you'll join us this Saturday, February 8 in the Mission District for our San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Our opening ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m. with a traditional lion and dragon dance followed by performances on our main stage throughout the day. Excellent food and merchandise will also be available throughout the Mission District.

Now, here is what's making news for the week of February 5, 2020:
San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival this Saturday
Please join us this Saturday in the Mission District for the San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival on February 8, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Our festival will be headlined by AJ Rafael, experimental pop artist Jett Kwong, magician/stuntman Joseph Tran and the Immortals Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe. This year’s festival will include a variety of Asian street foods, including Kai Kai dumplings, Seoul Street food, Tanota Takoyaki, Tian Jin BBQ, Norigami Tacos, Steam Bun Truck and much, much more.
Alan Chan Moo-sic Group to perform at Lunar New Year
During the San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival on February 8, be sure to join us inside the Mission Playhouse for a free jazz performance from the Alan Chan Moo-sic Group on February 8 at 3:00 p.m.

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Chan's compositions draw on elements of European classical music, American jazz and the sounds of his heritage.
City Council approves exchange of Prop A funds
Proposition A is funded by a ½ cent sales-tax measure that was approved in 1980 by Los Angeles County voters. The City of San Gabriel receives over $800,000 annually to help support public transit and approximately half of the funds are used to fund the City’s Dial-A-Ride and recreation transit programs each year. Since the City does not have other eligible projects under Proposition A, Foothill Transit has offered to exchange $1 million of the City’s Proposition A funds for $750,000 in General Fund revenue

For more on this item, please read our wrap-up of the February 4 City Council meeting. You may also watch a video from yesterday's meeting here.
Take a workshop on LA County's new voting
system on February 13
In March 2020, the County of Los Angeles will be introducing a new voting system that will give voters an 11-day period of voting at any vote center in Los Angeles County.

If you'd like to attend a workshop to learn more about the voting experience, we encourage you to visit the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk on Thursday, February 13 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 12400 Imperial Highway, Norwalk in room 5201 on the 5 th floor.

To attend, please RSVP with Terina Keresoma at TKeresoma@rrcc.lacounty.gov.
Upcoming meetings
  • City Council: February 18, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers
Upcoming events
Jobs
Connect with us
CityBeat is a weekly digital newsletter produced by the City of San Gabriel. For questions or concerns, please email Jonathan Fu at jfu@sgch.org or via phone at 626.308.2800 at extension 4624.

If you'd like to learn more about San Gabriel, please visit our official website at SanGabrielCity.com or our blog at InsideSanGabriel.com.