Two Suspects Arrested for Break-in at Valero Gas Station

Sierra Madre, CA. June 7, 2014 At 2:40 AM Sierra Madre Police Officers responded to an alarm call at the Valero Gas Station 4 N. Baldwin Ave. and quickly detained two suspects who were installing a skimming device to capture credit card numbers in the gas pumps. Edvard Martirosyan 27 and Aram Manasaryan 22, both residents of Glendale, were taken into custody without incident. There were other skimming devices, laptop computers, counterfeit credit cards, and other tools used to compromise the gas pumps inside the suspects’ vehicle. This is the second incident at the Valero Station within two weeks.

2014 Community Yard Sale

Sierra Madre, CA. May 30, 2014Support Senior Programs and Services as you Search for the Perfect Treasure
The City of Sierra Madre Senior Community Commission is hosting a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to noon in Sierra Vista Park, 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. There are 30 different individuals and organizations selling used or slightly used items found cleaning out garages, attics, storage sheds and closets. This is your opportunity to buy antiques, furniture, collectibles, toys, books, clothing, jewelry and more.

Family Movie Fridays

Sierra Madre, CA. May 30, 2014
Thanks to the generous support of the Sierra Madre Issei Memorial Foundation and Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters Association, the Sierra Madre tradition of Family Movie Fridays continues and is free for all to attend. This is an opportunity for families to spend time together and enjoy a great movie in the fresh air. Movies will be screened in the Memorial Park Bandshell, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., on select Fridays during the summer and will begin at 8 pm. Take note of the location as it has changed from past years. To ensure a comfortable viewing experience, patrons are encouraged to bring seating and blankets. Additionally, patrons should consider visiting local downtown restaurants for snacks and refreshments prior to attending the movie.

2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race

Sierra Madre, CA. May 30, 2014 – 2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race A Success
The Mt. Wilson Trail saw a lot of action this past Saturday, May 24th as over 300 runners participated in the 2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race. It was a successful year with ideal weather, optimal trail conditions, and a hardworking team of volunteers. All 317 participants safely completed the difficult 8.6 mile course—an impressive feat worth a lifetime of bragging rights. Hundreds of spectators stood along the sidelines as the official race starter, Gary Hilliard, fired the start gun. The crowd didn’t have to wait long for the first runners to come barreling down Baldwin Avenue a mere hour later. The first place overall male was James Timphony with a time of 1 hour and 12 seconds and the first place overall female was Mireya Vargas with a time of 1 hour and 16 minutes.

Teen Docent Training – Summer Local History Opportunities

Sierra Madre, CA. May 28, 2014 – Become a Local History Docent
Interested students 12 years old through seniors in high school should contact the Sierra Madre Public Library for sign-up information. Orientation sessions will be held from 4-6pm on Monday, June 2 and Tuesday, June 3. Throughout the summer, teens train on Mondays and then share their new local history knowledge on Tuesdays by giving tours on the themes of the week.