Transportation Changes December 24, 2014

The City of Sierra Madre in partnership with First Transit is adjusting the Gateway Coach Round-A-Bout fixed route transportation line beginning January 5, 2015. In place of the previous Albertsons stop, the Gateway Coach will now make a scheduled stop at the Ralphs in Hastings Ranch. The other stops along the route will remain the same.

Holiday Overnight Parking Exemption:

December 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Beginning on December 20th and continuing through January 4th, 2015, overnight parking enforcement will be exempt for the Holiday season. Residents and guests who park on residential streets will not be cited for failing to have a parking pass. Sierra Madre Police wishes you a safe and stress free Holiday season!

Hard-Boiled Detective Phillip Marlow Hangs His Hat at the Sierra Madre Public Library in February 2015

Sierra Madre, CA. – December 15, 2014 – Raymond Chandler’s LA Noir classic, The Long Goodbye is Sierra Madre’s One Book One City choice for 2015. Published in 1953 and featuring his famous detective, Philip Marlow, Chandler called the novel “my best book”. The One Book One City Committee has planned a month of exciting events celebrating Chandler and the LA Noir genre. All events will take place at the Sierra Madre Public Library.

City of Sierra Madre Turf Removal Rebate Program

Sierra Madre, CA. – December 4, 2014 – Starting on Monday, December 8, 2014, the City of Sierra Madre will begin accepting applications for a Turf Removal Rebate Program. Property owners may be eligible to receive a rebate of $1.00 per square foot of turf that is removed. The maximum rebate is $1,000 per property owner.