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Kiwanis Annual Pancake Breakfast – Photo Gallery

Posted 9/23/14 – The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club held its annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser last Saturday.  We hope you enjoy these pictures from the event (click to enlarge).

Tuesday September 23 2014

Join Church of the Ascension For Feast of St. Francis Blessing of the Animals on Oct. 12

Press Release posted 9/23/14 – Sierra Madre’s Village Church (Episcopal Church of the Ascension) will be holding its annual “Blessing of the Animals” ceremony on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 11:45 am in the Outdoor Worship Area. Everyone is welcome.  Refreshments and pet treats will be provided. Blessing of the Animals is conducted in commemoration [...]

Tuesday September 23 2014

City/Athens Compost Giveaway To Be Held October 11

Press Release posted 9/23/14 – Join the City of Sierra Madre and Athens Services for the annual fall compost giveaway on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 9:00am-12:00pm in Sierra Vista Park. This event is free to all Sierra Madre residents (I.D. required). Please be sure to bring your own containers as this is a self-serve [...]

Tuesday September 23 2014

SMPD/DEA to Collaborate on Prescription Pill Drop-Off Saturday

SMPD/DEA to Collaborate on Prescription Pill Drop-Off Saturday

Press Release posted 9/23/14 - Do you or any family members have any prescriptions you don’t use or that have expired? Not sure how to dispose of them safely?  Bring them in to the Sierra Madre Police collection site on Saturday, September 27th! SMPD is partnering with the DEA to help get unused drug prescription out [...]

Wednesday September 17 2014

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

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! [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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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.

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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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