Recent News

Decades of Rock – Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 7/27/14 - Decades of Rock, sponsored by Spero Foundation, performed as part of the Sierra Madre Summer Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by The Kensington, on Sunday July 20th.   I have several more videos that I’ll be posting, but below this video, you’ll find a photo gallery from the concert.  Click an image to enlarge, and be sure to check back for the other videos.  I’ll post them as I get time.

Sunday July 27 2014

Woody and the Longboards – Photo Gallery and Videos

Woody and the Longboards - Photo Gallery and Videos

Posted 7/27/14 – On July 13th, the Sierra Madre Civic Club sponsored Woody and the Longboards as the evening’s entertainment as part of the Sierra Madre Sunday Concert in the Park series, sponsored by The Kensington.  Billed as a Beach Boys tribute band, Woody and the Longboards also performed classic hits by other bands, including [...]

Sunday July 27 2014

SMVFA To Sponsor Beatles Tribute Band at Tonight’s Concert in the Park

Press Release posted 7/27/14 - Hop aboard the Yellow Submarine and get to know the Fab Four with Beatles tribute band Hard Day’s Night this Sunday, July 27th at Concerts in the Park. These excellent musicians deliver an exciting and authentic recreation of a Beatles concert from the “Touring Years” (1964-66) and the Sgt. Pepper and [...]

Friday July 25 2014

Update Regarding Bob Young

Update Regarding Bob Young

Posted 7/25/14 - For those who’ve been asking…I spoke to someone close to the family, and it appears that a celebration of Bob Young’s life is being planned, but it is not imminent.  Think weeks, not days.  As soon as I hear something more definitive, I’ll let you know.

Tuesday July 22 2014

Sierra Madre Natural Wonders Video From Reader Jeff

Posted 7/22/14 – One of the things people love about Sierra Madre is what a great place it is to walk, and one of the things people love about their walks, is the amazing examples of nature to be found, from bears and deer to the mountains to plants, trees and flowers.  Recently, reader Jeff [...]

Saturday July 19 2014

Spero Foundation to Sponsor DECADES OF ROCK Concert in the Park

Spero Foundation to Sponsor DECADES OF ROCK Concert in the Park

Posted 7/19/14

Thursday July 17 2014

SMRFA President Robert Young Passes Away

Posted 7/17/14 - From Kay Sappington on the SMRFA Facebook page: “It is with a very heavy heart that I pass on some very upsetting news. Our SMRFA President, Robert Young, died last night or early this morning. He had the biggest heart and will be missed greatly. Services are pending and will be posted as [...]

Monday July 14 2014

Harry as Elvis, 2014 Videos

Posted 7/14/14 – Last Sunday night, Sierra Madre Rotary Club brought Sierra Madre raised Harry Shahoian back from Las Vegas, along with several of the finest musicians currently appearing in Vegas as part of the Sierra Madre Summer Concert in the Park series, sponsored by The Kensington.  We posted lots of photos and one video [...]

Thursday July 10 2014

Harry Rocks Sierra Madre as Elvis – Photo Gallery and Video

Harry Rocks Sierra Madre as Elvis - Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 7/10/14 – Harry Shahoian, who grew up in Sierra Madre and now performs in Las Vegas at the Golden Nugget and the Flamingo as Elvis, returned to Sierra Madre Sunday night to a packed Memorial Park.  His appearance, backed by some of Vegas best musicians, was sponsored by the Sierra Madre Rotary Club as [...]

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Sunday July 06 2014

4th of July Parade Photo Gallery – Updated with Video

4th of July Parade Photo Gallery - Updated with Video

Posted 7/6/14 -  Updated with video 7/10/14 – There are about 260 pictures here (below the video), so the page might take a little longer than usual to load completely.  Most of these pictures are in chronological order, but there are about 20 pictures or so at the end that are out of order, in [...]

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Sunday July 06 2014

4th of July Pre-Parade Photo Gallery

4th of July Pre-Parade Photo Gallery

Posted 7/6/14 – Enjoy. Click an image to enlarge.

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Sunday July 06 2014

Spero Foundation 5K Firecracker Fun Run/Walk Photo Gallery

Spero Foundation 5K Firecracker Fun Run/Walk Photo Gallery

Posted 7/6/14 - Enjoy.  Photo Gallery below video, click an image to enlarge. For some reason, the embed code that allows me to place the video on the page is not loading.  I’ll keep trying, but in the meantime, here’s a link to the video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEZhl-CKi50&feature=youtu.be            

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Wednesday July 02 2014

Sierra Madre 4th of July Activities

Sierra Madre 4th of July Activities

Press Release posted 6/27/14 – For over 45 years the Sierra Madre Community has joined together in celebration of the great American tradition with music, picnics, games and the ever popular 4th of July Parade. Residents and guests crowd Sierra Madre Boulevard to watch youngsters on their patriotic bikes stroll down the route along side [...]

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Wednesday July 02 2014

Sierra Madre 2014 4th of July Parade Lineup and Community Events Map

Sierra Madre 2014 4th of July Parade Lineup and Community Events Map

Posted 6/27/14 – Click the link or the image 2014 Parade Lineup and Community Events Calendar

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Wednesday July 02 2014

SMPD Notices Re: 4th of July – Parking, Fireworks, Street Closures

SMPD Notices Re: 4th of July - Parking, Fireworks, Street Closures

Press Releases posted 7/2/14 – Street Closures – Click on map at left to enlarge it. ZERO TOLERANCE ON FIREWORKS - Remember! There is a ZERO TOLERANCE policy for any fire works within Sierra Madre. Fireworks of ANY TYPE are not allowed in Sierra Madre. Additional Officers, both plain clothes and in uniform will be patrolling the [...]

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Friday June 27 2014

Community Foundation to Sponsor Johnny Cash Tribute at This Week’s Concert in the Park

Community Foundation to Sponsor Johnny Cash Tribute at This Week's Concert in the Park

Press Release posted 6/27/14 – Memorial Park will be a boot stomping party this Sunday night June 29th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm as the Sierra Madre Community Foundation is the proud sponsor of this concert featuring a Johnny Cash tribute band named CASH UP FRONT. “From atop a flatbed truck inside California’s Norco State [...]

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