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Deadline for Honors Awards Nominations Thursday, 9/18/14

Posted 9/17/14

Monday September 15 2014

Brush Fire Contained Off 800 Block of North Auburn Ave. – Updated (Photos)

Brush Fire Contained Off 800 Block of North Auburn Ave. - Updated (Photos)

Posted 9/15/14-  Update from the City at 8:30pm - Update: Auburn Ave is now open to the public. Electricity has been restored. The fire has been completely extinguished. Sierra Madre Police would like to thank the community for being so cooperative throughout the duration of the incident. We wish all our community residents a safe night! [...]

Saturday September 13 2014

Sierra Madre Womans Club to Host Membership Tea

by Phyllis Chapman, Posted 9/13/14 – Sierra Madre Woman’s Club invites women throughout the area to attend their Membership Tea on Wednesday, September 24, 1:00pm, at Essick House, their historic clubhouse, at 550 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. An afternoon of enjoyment is planned with the opportunity to learn about membership in this busy, caring group. [...]

Saturday September 13 2014

Senior Community Commission to Host Senior Health Screenings

Senior Community Commission to Host Senior Health Screenings

Press Release posted 9/13/14 - Saturday, September 20th the Senior Community Commission will be hosting a health screening event for individuals 55 and older. The event will be held from 9am-12pm at the Hart Park House Senior Center. Stop by and receive free screening services, including blood pressure, BMI, dementia/memory, hearing and more. Flu shots will [...]

Saturday September 13 2014

It’s Hot Out – It’s Even Hotter in Cars – Don’t Leave Kids or Pets in Cars

It's Hot Out - It's Even Hotter in Cars - Don't Leave Kids or Pets in Cars

Press Release posted 9/13/14 – Reminder from the City and SMPD/SMFD – Remmber, this chart doesn’t even go as high at the zero minutes level as we expect the temps to be this weekend.

Thursday September 11 2014

SMPD, SMFD Remember 9/11

SMPD, SMFD Remember 9/11

Posted 9/11/14 - As they do annually, members of the SMPD and SMFD held a brief ceremony in remembrance of 9/11/01, timed to coincide with Verdugo 911′s system wide announcement in memorium.  Special thanks to Gary Hood for going across to the Kensington construction site and asking the crew to turn off their heavy equipment during [...]

Monday September 08 2014

A Hero, A Tragedy, and a Father’s Love – A SierraMadreNews.Net 9/11 Tradition

Posted 9/8/14- Each year as we approach September 11th, SierraMadreNews.Net looks back in memory of those who died on Sept. 11th, 2001, when the US was attacked on its own soil for the first time since WWII.  Nearly 3000 people died that day, 2,996 people, including the 19 hijackers and 2,977 victims. The victims included 246 [...]

Monday September 08 2014

Ed Clare Passes Away At Home

Ed Clare Passes Away At Home

Posted 9/8/14 – Ed Clare, owner of Ed Clare Electrical, passed away suddenly in his home on Wednesday, Sept. 3rd.  According to the Mountain Views News, initial indications are that he suffered a heart attack.  Clare was 68 years old. Clare was a long time member of the Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club, and a member [...]

Sunday September 07 2014

Spero Foundation to Host Wine, Rhythm and Brews October 4th, Tickets Available Now

Posted 9/7/14 – For several years as October rolled around, Sierra Madreans looked forward to the Annual Wine and Jazz Walk, which spotlighted local merchants,  and raised money for City of Hope.  Although the event no longer takes place, local philanthropic organization The Spero Foundation has stepped up to host an event that should have [...]

Sunday September 07 2014

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Set for Sept. 20th

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Set for Sept. 20th

Posted 9/7/14 - Kiwanis Club of Sierra Madre is getting geared up for its annual pancake breakfast! The community is invited to come and enjoy fresh pancakes and fun with your local neighbors and friends under the pergola in Memorial Park,  Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7-11 am. ($5 donation per person). Breakfast includes pancakes and sausage, [...]

Sunday August 10 2014

Services For SMRFA President Robert Young Announced

Services For SMRFA President Robert Young Announced

Posted 8/10/14  We’ve now received word regarding the scheduling of the Celebration of Life services for Robert Young.  Both of Robert’s families will be having a service.  The Young family will be having a Celebration of Life on Friday,  September 5 at 3 pm at the Embassy Suites in Arcadia (211 E. Huntington Dr., corner [...]

Sunday August 10 2014

SMPD National Night Out – Photo Gallery and Video

SMPD National Night Out - Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 8/10/14 – Sierra Madre Police Department participated again Tuesday night in the annual National Night Out community outreach program, now in its 31st year, including the last several here in town.  Memorial Park was filled with booths with educational literature and volunteers to answer questions about many community, police, fire and safety programs.  The [...]

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Sunday August 10 2014

New Water Ordinance – Do You Know What Two Days You Can Legally Water Your Yard?

Press Release posted 8/10/14 – (Editor’s note – in the sections of the following press release that have bold type,  the emphasis was mine).   The City recognizes that many Sierra Madre water customers have worked hard to conserve water and their efforts are much appreciated.  By all means thank you, and please keep up [...]

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Sunday August 10 2014

Water Main Replacement To Begin 8/11, Thru 10/8, Drivers Advised to Avoid North Mt. Trail

Press Release Posted 8/10/14 – On Monday, August 11 construction will begin on the replacement of the existing water main in North Mountain Trail Avenue. The existing main was installed in 1928 and has been subject to multiple serious leakage incidents in recent years (Editor’s Note – see our coverage from 11/18/12 here: http://www.sierramadrenews.net/?p=11478. A [...]

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Saturday August 09 2014

Decades of RocK – Video Gallery

Posted 8/9/14 – On July 20th, Spero Foundation sponsored Decades of RocK (DORK) at the Sunday night Summer Concert In the Park (series sponsored by The Kensington).  I’ve already posted the photo gallery and one video (Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”) here.  Here are some more videos from the concert.  Enjoy. Show Me The Way Back In [...]

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Sunday August 03 2014

Sierra Madre Police Department To Host 2014 National Night Out Tuesday

Sierra Madre Police Department To Host 2014 National Night Out Tuesday

Press Release Posted 8/3/14 – The Sierra Madre Police Department will be holding the Annual National Night Out Event on Tuesday August 5, 2014.  This community and family oriented event will take place from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Memorial Park, located at 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Please join us for a fun-filled [...]

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