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Sierra Madre Honors/Citizen of the Year Banquet, Photo Gallery

Posted 12/9/17 - The Sierra Madre Honors Dinner was held in the Sierra Madre Room Friday, honoring City employees, volunteers and Citizens of the Year De and Pat Alcorn. Recognized for their contributions to the community were Tim Hunsicker, Public Service Employee of the Year; Sierra Madre Police Department Reserve Officers and Volunteers, Public Service Award; Owen Braudrick, Community Youth Service Award; Friends of the Library, Wistaria Award (recognizing a City/Community partnership; Sierra Madsre Civic Club, the Mayor’s Special Award; Arnold Gaffrey of Sierra Madre Search and Rescue, George Maurer Lifetime Service Award; De and Pat Alcorn, Citizens of the Year; Sandy Duvall of Sierra Madre Fitness and The Shabby Dog, etc., Business of the Year; Susan Henderson, Treasure of Sierra Madre Award; and Carol Canterbury, Spirit of the Community Award. Click on a photo to enlarge.

Monday November 06 2017

Sierra Madre Rotarians Honor Humanitarian Innovators at RH STAR Awards – Photo Gallery

Sierra Madre Rotarians Honor Humanitarian Innovators at RH STAR Awards - Photo Gallery

Posted 11/5/17 (photo gallery below) - The Sierra Madre Rotary Club hosted its 2nd Annual Rotary Humanitarian STAR Awards Banquet on Saturday, with more than 130 scientists and friends honoring outstanding humanitarian achievements in science and technology, while enjoying live entertainment, cocktails and dinner at the Pasadena Masonic Temple. The goal of the STAR (Science, Technology, Aerospace [...]

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Tuesday October 31 2017

Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings
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Sunday July 30 2017

Services for Gordon Caldwell Monday, Tuesday

Services for Gordon Caldwell Monday, Tuesday

Posted 7-30/17 – Funeral services for Gordon Caldwell will take place at Sierra Madre Congregational Church on Tuesday, August 1st  at noon.  The church is located at 170 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Viewing will be on the Monday preceding, July 31st, from 5 to 9pm at Douglass and Zook Mortuary, 600 E. Foothill Blvd. in [...]

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Tuesday May 30 2017

Scene Around the Mt. Wilson Trail Race – Non-race Photo Gallery

Scene Around the Mt. Wilson Trail Race - Non-race Photo Gallery

Posted 5/30/17 – Hope you enjoy these photos.  Click to enlarge.

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Tuesday May 30 2017

VFW Memorial Day Ceremony, Photo Gallery

VFW Memorial Day Ceremony, Photo Gallery

Posted 5/30/17 – The Lt. Kenneth Bell VFW Post 3208 held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony yesterday featuring speakers Congresswoman Judy Chu, Assemblyman Chris Holden and keynote speaker Lt. Col. Dick Rutan, a Vietnam era fighter jet pilot.  Unfortunately it appears all the pictures I took of Lt. Col. Rutan are on my other camera, [...]

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Sunday May 28 2017

VFW Post 3208 to Host Memorial Day Ceremony

VFW Post 3208 to Host Memorial Day Ceremony

Press Release posted 5/28/17 – Lt. Kenneth Bell, VFW Post 3208, invites patriotic Veterans, families and friends to attend our special Memorial Day Ceremonies honoring our deceased War Veterans at Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery, Monday, May 29 at 11:00 A.M. Please arrive early to get a seat. In recent years, the ceremony has attracted standing-room only [...]

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Sunday May 28 2017

Timphony, Tracy Lead the Way at Mt. Wilson Trail Race

Timphony, Tracy Lead the Way at Mt. Wilson Trail Race

Posted 5/28/17 – James Timphony, winner of the 2008, 2009 and 2014 Mt. Wilson Trail Races, found his way back to the top yesterday with a time of 1:01:38, followed by Jon Clark, who has locked down second place every year since he won the race in 2012, with a time this year of 1:03:52. [...]

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Friday February 03 2017

Chamber Celebrates Rod and Joan Spears, Citizens of the Year 2016 – Photo Gallery

Chamber Celebrates Rod and Joan Spears, Citizens of the Year 2016 - Photo Gallery

Posted 2/3/17 – The Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce and approximately  friends and family turned out to Nano Cafe to celebrate the recognition of Rod and Joan Spears as Citizens of the Year for 2016.  A buffet dinner and entertainment by JJ Jukebox kept the crowd happy as the Spears’ were lauded for their contributions [...]

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Thursday February 02 2017

One Book, One City Starts With a Journey Through Science and Art

One Book, One City Starts With a Journey Through Science and Art

Press Release posted 2/2/17 – JPL: Powered by STEAM!, a program by Dr. Steve Cornford, started February’s One Book, One City events with a tour of the universe and its splendor at the Sierra Madre Public Library on February 1. Dr. Cornford, shared gorgeous images of planets, stars, and solar systems that are the “Art” [...]

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Thursday February 02 2017

SMPD Makes Weapons Violation Arrest

SMPD Makes Weapons Violation Arrest

Press Release posted 2/2/17 – On January 31, 2017 a Sierra Madre resident in the 2000 block of Liliano Dr., contacted the Sierra Madre Police Department regarding a suspicious occupied vehicle. The resident stated she was inside her home when she heard a sound coming from her “Ring Home Security” doorbell. When viewing the live [...]

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Thursday February 02 2017

Sierra Madre Police Blotter, Jan. 8 – Jan. 29, 2017

Sierra Madre Police Blotter, Jan. 8 - Jan. 29, 2017

Posted 2/2/17   Sierra Madre Police Department Police Blotter Report   January 8 to January 15, 2017 During this time period, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 215 day and night time calls for service. Wednesday, January 11 A resident in the 00 block of E. Sierra Madre Bl. came to the station’s lobby [...]

Tuesday January 24 2017

Sierra Madre Announces New City Manager, Gabriel Engeland

Press Release posted 1/24/17- After an extensive recruitment and interviewing many candidates, the City of Sierra Madre has selected its top candidate—Gabriel (“Gabe”) Engeland–to serve the community as its new City Manager. Mr. Engeland’s appointment and employment agreement are scheduled for approval at the regular City Council meeting of January 24, 2017. The City Council [...]

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Tuesday January 24 2017

Alverno Heights Senior Cassidy Castillo To Receive LA Archdiocese Christian Service Medal

Press Release posted 1/24/17 – Alverno Heights Academy senior Cassidy Castillo has been selected as Alverno’s recipient of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Christian Service Medal for 2017. Cassidy will receive her award on Tuesday, March 14 during a special Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. Cassidy, a [...]

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Wednesday January 11 2017

Senator Portantino Reacts to Governor’s Budget Proposal

Press Release posted 1/11/17  - (1/10/17) This morning, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), Chair of Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education, issued the following statement: “I was pleased to see that the Governor’s proposed budget reflects our State’s continued commitment to K–12 and Higher Education. The Governor’s 2017–2018 [...]

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Tuesday January 10 2017

SMPD Blotter 1/1/17 to 1/8/17

Posted 1/10/17 Sierra Madre Police Department Police Blotter Report January 1, to January 8, 2017 During this time period, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 214 day and night time calls for service. Tuesday, January 3 A report of a stolen vehicle from the driveway of a home in the 400 block of [...]

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