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City Council to Hold Special Meeting Tuesday, 5/5

Posted 5/4/15 – The Sierra Madre City Council will hold a special meeting tomorrow evening.  On the agenda are ways to deal with state mandated drought restrictions, a request to restrict water production at the Raymond Basin, and a midyear fiscal review of the 2015 – 2017 Budget.

Items as listed on the Agenda:

  1. DISCUSSION OF SIERRA MADRE IMPLEMENTATION OF STATEWIDE DROUGHT RELATED WATER CONSERVATION REGULATIONS
  2. RECOMMENDATION TO SEND WRITTEN REQUEST FOR ACTION TO THE RAYMOND BASIN MANAGEMENT BOARD RESTRICTING WATER PRODUCTION FROM THE SANTA ANITA SUBAREA OF THE RAYMOND BASIN
  3. FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 MIDYEAR UPDATE AND DRAFT OF FISCAL YEARS 2015-2017 BUDGET: RESTRICTED FUNDS AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PURCHASES AND PROJECTS

Click here for the full meeting agenda.

Monday May 04 2015

City Seeks General Fund Budget Input From Residents

City Seeks General Fund Budget Input From Residents

Press Release posted 5/5/15 – The Sierra Madre City Council is seeking input on how to balance the City’s General Fund budget and City Council members will be visiting various community organizations, commissions and Board (see schedule at left) to listen to residents’ priorities on General Fund spending and look for ways to reduce costs [...]

Sunday May 03 2015

Alverno Varsity Softball Knocks off Holy Family

Posted 5/3/15 – Senior Olivia Rivas knocked in two runs, junior Emily Yakikian went 3 for 3 including two doubles and an RBI, and senior Cailen Rodriguez knocked in another as the Jaguars defeated Glendale’s Holy Family Gaels behind the complete game shut out pitching of junior Katie Taix on Thursday.  The win followed Tuesday’s [...]

Wednesday April 29 2015

Have Some SMVFA Pancakes Before the Art Fair Saturday

Have Some SMVFA Pancakes Before the Art Fair Saturday

Posted 4/29/15 - The Sierra Madre Fire Department will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast this Saturday, May 2nd from 7am to 11am at the Fire Station at 242 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.. Cost to enjoy the all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast (which features Starbucks, coffee, as well is just $5.00. All proceeds will [...]

Wednesday April 29 2015

Capoccia Named Mayor

Capoccia Named Mayor

Posted 4/29/15 – At last night’s City Council meeting, the Council elected to move forward with John Capoccia as mayor as Mayor John Harabedian’s one year term came to an end.  Capoccia was elected to Council in 2012, and had served as Harabedian’s Mayor Pro Tem for the last year.  The Council also selected Gene [...]

Monday April 27 2015

Deadline for 4th of July Grand Marshal Nominations this Thursday!

Press Release posted 4/27/15 – The Volunteer Sierra Madre 4th of July Committee is seeking nominations for the 2015 4th of July Parade Grand Marshal. The Parade will be held as always the morning of July 4th. Parade Grand Marshal Nominees should embody the spirit of Sierra Madre, be an active volunteer in any of the local nonprofit [...]

Sunday April 26 2015

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library 53rd ANNUAL SIERRA MADRE ART FAIR Next Weekend

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library 53rd ANNUAL SIERRA MADRE ART FAIR Next Weekend

Press Release posted 4/26/15 – The 53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd, on Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. More than 75 [...]

Sunday April 26 2015

Alverno Shuts Out Bishop Conaty-Loretto

Alverno Shuts Out Bishop Conaty-Loretto

Posted 4/26/15 – Senior Cailen Rodriguez and Junior Cameron Rodriguez knocked in two runs apiece and Junior Katie Taix threw six innings of 1-hit ball as Alverno’s varsity softball team defeated Bishop Conaty-Loretto on Thursday on their home field.  Freshman Isabella Fyson added an inning of no-hit ball, as the Jaguars combined to one-hit Bishop [...]

Saturday March 21 2015

Rodriguez Hits 2 HR, but Alverno Jaguars Lose to Maranatha 8-7

Posted 3/21/15 – Despite the best efforts of senior Cailen Rodriguez, who hit two home runs, driving in four, Alverno lost at Maranatha in the final inning.  Alverno got off to a good start, scoring in their first at bat, but Maranatha answered with two in the bottom of the first.  Each team scored two [...]

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Friday March 20 2015

Rotary Club, City to Celebrate World Water Day Saturday, March 21

Rotary Club, City to Celebrate World Water Day Saturday, March 21

Press Release posted 3/20/15 – WORLD WATER DAY, SIERRA MADRE, MARCH 21, 2015 – Memorial Park – 9am-5pm. This community event brings together world class speakers, renowned landscapers, star musicians, Water Wizards game show with celebrated game show host, children’s activities, booths with interactive activities and invaluable information about your water, a tour of our [...]

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Friday March 20 2015

2015 Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout Next Weekend 3/27 – 3/29

Press Release posted 3/20/15 – The annual Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout is just around the corner on Friday, March 27, 2015 through Sunday, March 29, 2015. The weekend long event is held at the Sierra Madre settling basins next to Dapper Field and behind the Public Works Yard. Camp Out –SOLD OUT! The [...]

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Sunday March 15 2015

Wistaria Festival 2015, Photo Gallery

Wistaria Festival 2015, Photo Gallery

Posted 3/15/15 – Though the vine was again a little past its prime, lots of folks turned out for the 2015 Sierra Madre Wistaria Festival, put on by the Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce. This year’s show also featured, for the first time, a classic car show.  Click on an image below to see a [...]

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Sunday March 15 2015

Entertainment Schedule for the WISTARIA FESTIVAL Today in Sierra Madre

Entertainment Schedule for the WISTARIA FESTIVAL Today in Sierra Madre

                            Posted 3/15/15 - Entertainment schedule for the WISTARIA FESTIVAL this Sunday, March 15th in Sierra Madre: at the Vine (ticket required)          9-11am        Ron Longo – harp      11am-1pm   Steve Rushingwind – flute    [...]

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Tuesday March 10 2015

PUSD School Board Election Results – Torres, 1,566 or 57.5%; Siraganian 1,153, or 42.4%

PUSD School Board Election Results - Torres, 1,566 or 57.5%; Siraganian 1,153, or 42.4%

Posted 3/10/15 – UPDATE 3/11/15 – With 10 of 10 districts reporting, the unofficial results of the March 10th PUSD School Board election put Larry Torres ahead with 1,566 votes (57.5%) over Sandra Siraganian with 1,153 votes (42.4%)                   UPDATE – as of 10:07, 2 of 10 [...]

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Saturday March 07 2015

State of The City Address This Thursday at 6:30pm, in Council Chambers

Press Release posted 3/7/15 - The City of Sierra Madre is hosting the 2015 State of the City address on Thursday, March 12, 2015. The event will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. The event begins at 6:30pm. Come learn about the current [...]

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Thursday March 05 2015

Wistaria Festival Bonus – Village Church Free Concert

Press Release posted 3/5/15 – Sierra Madre’s Village Church – Ascension – invites the community to join in the free concert as they present a Lenten Choral Evensong on Sunday, March 15, at 5:00 p.m. This beautiful service of music and meditation will incorporate selections from the Dr. James Hopkins’ Thy Name Is Love (written [...]

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