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Spero Foundation Firecracker 5K Fun Run, 2016 – Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 7/9/16 - Each year, the Spero Foundation hosts the Firecracker 5K Fun Run.  Funds raised are used to benefit the Foundation’s philanthropy.  Enjoy these photos and video from the event. Note – photos are not entirely in chronological order, you will find some pre-race photos even towards the end.

Monday July 04 2016

Pre-4th Party in the Park, featuring Groovy Lemon Pie – Photo Gallery

Pre-4th Party in the Park, featuring Groovy Lemon Pie - Photo Gallery

Posted 7/4/2016 – Video to follow…eventually

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Saturday July 02 2016

Sierra Madre 4th of July Events Schedule

Posted 7/2/16

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Saturday July 02 2016

2016 Sierra Madre 4th of July Parade Lineup

2016 Sierra Madre 4th of July Parade Lineup

Posted 7/2/16

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Tuesday June 28 2016

Celebration of Life for Lew Watanabe Thursday

Reprinted from SierraMadreWeekly.com – A Celebration of Life for Lew Watanabe will be held at Sierra Madre Elementary School auditorium on Thursday, June 30, at 1:30 p.m., followed by a reception at The Japanese Garden on the school grounds. The graveside service at Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery will be held that morning at 11:30 a.m. [...]

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Tuesday June 21 2016

Fire Update from the City

Press Release posted 6/21/16 - FIRE UPDATE: The fire remains east of us with no threat at this time to the Sierra Madre Community. City officials will continue to monitor the fire events throughout the day. It is expected to be another hot day with very bad air quality due to the fires. We remind everyone [...]

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Monday May 30 2016

VFW Post 3208 Memorial Day Service – Photo Gallery

VFW Post 3208 Memorial Day Service - Photo Gallery

Posted 5/30/16 – As always, Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 of Sierra Madre held its Memorial Day service at Pioneer Cemetery this morning.  I also have video, and will probably write something up about it, but figured I’d at least get the photos up for now.

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Sunday May 29 2016

2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Finishers, page 3, Finishers 97 – 122

2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Finishers, page 3, Finishers 97 - 122

Posted 5/29/16  - I’ll be adding more information over time, but wanted to start getting the pictures up for now. Official Trail Race page – www.MountWilsonTrailRace.com News Net main Trail Race page – with links to coverage of past years’ races Official 2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Results

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Sunday May 29 2016

2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Finishers, Page 2, finishers 45 through 96

2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Finishers, Page 2, finishers 45 through 96

I’ll be adding more information over time, but wanted to start getting the pictures up for now. Official Trail Race page – www.MountWilsonTrailRace.com News Net main Trail Race page – with links to coverage of past years’ races Official 2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Results

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Sunday May 29 2016

2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Finishers, Page 1, Finishers 1 – 43

2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Finishers, Page 1, Finishers 1 - 43

I’ll be adding more information over time, but wanted to start getting the pictures up for now. Official Trail Race page – www.MountWilsonTrailRace.com News Net main Trail Race page – with links to coverage of past years’ races Official 2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Results

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Saturday May 28 2016

Adrian Diaz Wins 50th Trail Race in 1:01:35, Mireya Vargas Returns as Female Champ

Adrian Diaz Wins 50th Trail Race in 1:01:35, Mireya Vargas Returns as Female Champ

Official Trail Race page – www.MountWilsonTrailRace.com News Net main Trail Race page – with links to coverage of past years’ races Official 2016 Mt. Wilson Trail Race Results Finisher photo page 1, finishers 1 – 43 Finisher photo page 2, finishers 44 – 95 Finisher photo page 3, finishers 97 – 122 Posted 5/28/16 – Adrian Diaz [...]

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Thursday May 26 2016

VFW to Honor the Fallen Monday

VFW to Honor the Fallen Monday

News Net file photo, click twice to enlarge Press Release posted 5/26/16 - Sierra Madre Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 invites patriots, families and friends to attend our Memorial Day Ceremony honoring our deceased War Veterans at Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery, Monday, May 30 at 11:00 A.M. Please arrive early to get a seat. In recent [...]

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Thursday May 26 2016

Parade Entry Open, Deadline is June 1st

Press Release posted 5/26/16   - There is NO FEE to participate in the parade this year thanks to a sponsorship from the The Kensington. Due to staging concerns, no late entries will be accepted. Please make sure to fill out all fields and hit the submit button! http://www.paradecloud.com/online_registration.php… sierramadre4thofjuly.com For questions regarding parade registration please [...]

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Wednesday May 25 2016

Robbery at Bank of the West

Robbery at Bank of the West

Posted 5/25/16 - At approximately, 1:00pm there was a take-over style robbery at Bank of the West. The suspect was dressed in an all-white jumpsuit with a painters-style mask and a black wide-brimmed hat. The suspect demanded money and proceeded to pepper spray the employees. The suspect fled in silver colored sedan, driven by an unknown [...]

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Saturday May 07 2016

Siberell Named Grand Marshal, Lowe Named Hometown Hero for 2016 4th of July Parade

Siberell Named Grand Marshal, Lowe Named Hometown Hero for 2016 4th of July Parade

Press release posted 5/7/16 - The volunteers of the Sierra Madre 4th of July Committee are pleased and excited to announce that the 2016 Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal will be Sierra Madre’s man of many hats Pete Siberell. “The Grand Marshal is a person or persons whose efforts over a long period of time [...]

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Wednesday May 04 2016

Friends of SM Library’s 54th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair This Weekend

Friends of SM Library's 54th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair This Weekend

Press release posted 5/4/16 – The 54th 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 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Fair this [...]

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