The Public Works Department is making available sand and sandbags for all residents

Friday February 26, 2014 - The Public Works Department is making available sand and sandbags for all residents. The sand and sandbags are located at City Yards, in Sierra Vista Park which is located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Take the access road on west side of the park, closest to the Pioneer Cemetery. Continue northbound on the road past the tennis courts and the Sierra Madre Rose Float Barn to reach City Yards. Please be aware you will need to bring a shovel to fill the sandbags. Residents have access to the sandbags from 6:00am-10:00pm.

For more information contact the Public Works Department at 626-355-7135.

Huck Finn Fishing Derby 2014

Campout Registration begins Monday, February 24th
The annual Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout will be here before you know it: Friday, March 28, 2014 – Sunday, March 30, 2014. The weekend long event is held at the Sierra Madre Holding Basins next to Dapper Field and behind the Public Works Yard. The event is sponsored by the Community Services Department, Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters Association, Sierra Madre Civic Club, Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club, and Sierra Madre Rotary Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3208.

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Author Appearance Caps One Book One City 2014 Festivities

Jacqueline Winspear, author of Maisie Dobbs, will speak at The Gooden School on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. as the culminating event of the Sierra Madre Public Library, One Book, One City program.

Maisie Dobbs, is a mystery novel, but also the story of an extraordinary young woman living through epic times in World War I era England and France. 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I.

Mount Wilson Trail Race Registration - 2014

Registration for the Mount Wilson Trail Race is fast approaching and the sign up process has changed slightly this year. For 2014 the first 100 spaces for the race will be made available to Sierra Madre residents only, leaving 200 spaces available for open registration. For more information about the change please visit

The Mount Wilson Trail Race is Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 7:30am and begins in Kersting Court. The cost is $66.00 for adults and $35.00 for youth. All participants receive a tech shirt and goodie bag with entry. For more information about the event please visit

Teen Volunteer Opportunity at the Library

Teens interested in local history and looking for service hours are invited to join the Teen Docent program at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Teens will train and give tours using new Digital Storyboard in the Library’s Local History Room and at the Richardson House museum.

To get an application for the program, go to the library’s website or stop by the Library to pick up a copy.

Sierra Madre Public Library received a grant from the state to train the teen volunteers as history docents...