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Woman of Distinction Award
In celebration of Women’s History Month in March 2017, Assemblymember Chris Holden recognized the 41st Assembly District’s Woman of the Year, Women of Distinction Honorees and Nominees at his Annual Open House. The women were honored for their service and work that has a made a positive impact in their community. Among the honorees was Sierra Madre’s very own Rachelle Arizmendi. “The 2017 Women of Distinction are passionate leaders that improve the lives for thousands of individuals and families in 41st Assembly District and beyond,” said Holden. “They demonstrate exceptional leadership that all of us should aspire to.” Ms. Arizmendi currently serves as Mayor Pro Tempore for the City of Sierra Madre where she was first elected in 2014. She was selected as an at-large Board Member of the CA League of Cities and a Board Member of the League’s Asian Pacific Islander (API) Caucus. Rachelle is also a CA Governor Appointee to the State Interagency Coordinating Council on Early Intervention and a Board Member of other non-profits such as the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council and the Foothill Workforce Development Policy Board. In her full-time job, Rachelle is the Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer at PACE (Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment). PACE is a private non-profit community development organization that serves over 40,000 people every year in the areas of job training and employment, business development, early childhood education, financial education & asset building, affordable housing, and energy & weatherization.   READ MORE...
Mount Wilson Trail Race (MWTR) 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017 celebrates the 109th anniversary and 51st running of the Mount Wilson Trail Race (MWTR). The 8.6 mile running race is a unique, historic event, revered by the Sierra Madre community and by the 350 competitors who measure themselves against the mountain. As the second oldest run trail race in California, the Mount Wilson Trail Race is rich in history and has over the years developed strong ties to community members and organizations alike, making this event one to look forward to year after year. This Memorial Day weekend tradition brings together over 1,000 runners, volunteers, and spectators. Activities include training runs for adults and kids, Kids’ T-shirt Design Contest, Pre-Race Pasta Dinner and Raffle and much more. Runners enjoy the small town charm of Sierra Madre prior to and after their grueling, yet scenic climb of the Mount Wilson Trail. From novice to elite runners, this event has something for everyone! Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9 to 11am at the Hart Park House in Memorial Park is Sierra Madre Resident Registration. Residents must present a valid California Driver’s license and are welcome to be one of the first 100 participants to register for the 2017 MWTR. Monday, March 6, 2017 starting at 8am is open registration. Participants can register in person at Sierra Madre City Hall or on line at www.cityofsierramadre.com. Be sure to register early, as the race usually sells out in the first few days. Sponsorships packages are still available and information can be requested by contacting Clarissa Lowe or Tim Shepard at (626) 355-7135, clowe@cityofsierramadre.com or tshepard@cityofsierramadre.com Adult Race Entry- $70 Youth Entry-$38 Entry fee includes official 2017 MWTR Tech Shirt and goodie bag Additional information regarding the race is available at www.mountwilsontrailrace.com  READ MORE...
Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout
The fishing frenzy in Sierra Madre, CA is about to begin with the annual Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout happening March 24-26, 2017. This long standing Sierra Madre tradition began 40+ years ago with a one day fishing derby, but over the years has grown into a weekend event that includes a camp out, derby and family fishing. For many families, this event is a rite of passage and one they return to year after year.  READ MORE...
City Seal
Sierra Madre Solar Project
The proposed project consists of constructing approximately II photovoltaic (PV) arrays at 611 East Sierra Madre Boulevard and one PV array at 232 West Sierra Madre Boulevard in the City of Sierra Madre, California. The PV system would be installed on elevated structures at all of the proposed sites.  READ MORE...
SoCal
City of Sierra Madre Announces New City Manager, Gabriel Engeland
City of Sierra Madre Announces New City Manager, Gabriel Engeland  READ MORE...
PulsePoint App
PulsePoint Respond Mobile App
The Sierra Madre Fire Department is proud to announce the launch of the PulsePoint Respond mobile app. PulsePoint Respond is a pre-arrival solution designed to support public safety agencies working to improve cardiac arrest survival rates through improved bystander performance and active citizenship.  READ MORE...
Watering
What Days Can I Water?
Wondering which days you can water your lawn or garden? Sierra Madre Municipal Code designates which days residents can water based on their street address. Please refer to the following to avoid violations.   READ MORE...
Police
Police Resume Full-Time Service
Today starts another chapter in the history of the Sierra Madre Police Department. After a trying 9 months of rebuilding and restructuring, the Police Department is back to full force and once again able to police this fine community on a full-time basis. Our thanks go out to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for their commitment to keep our community safe while they assisted us with coverage. They treated the community as their own and for that we are appreciative. To the Community, thank you for your patience, support, and understanding while we went through the challenges to rebuild this police department. Your unwavering support, kind words, cards, letters, and friendly waves have inspired the new personnel to embrace the community and make it their own. We are ready to move ahead and look forward to serving you. Chief Larry Giannone  READ MORE...