Housing Element Workshop

The City of Sierra Madre has initiated the process to update the Housing Element of the General Plan for the 2014-2021 period as required by State law. The workshop will be held on Thursday, November 7 at 7:00 pm in the City Council Chambers, 232 W. Sierra Madre Boulevard. At the meeting, an informational presentation will be provided to address: an overview of the process, accomplishments of the most recent housing element cycle, proposed programs and the City's RHNA (regional housing needs) requirements. We encourage you to attend the meeting if you are interested in contributing to Sierra Madre's 8-year Housing Plan. If you have any questions, or if you cannot attend but wish to submit comments, please contact Danny Castro, Director of Development Services at 626.355.7138 or by e-mail at dcastro@cityofsierramadre.com.

Come to the Harry Potter Party, Saturday 10-26-2013

Do you dare to try the flavors of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans? Have you always wanted your own golden snitch?

Children, you are invited to join Hogwarts at the Sierra Madre Library on Saturday, October 26, 2013, from 3:00 to 5:00 p. m. and be sorted into your houses, make your own wand and other charming crafts, taste some of the mysterious treats from the hugely captivating book series, and play thrilling games.

Why spend a mundane Saturday afternoon when you can have an enchanting experience instead? Wear your Halloween costume of any kind and join the delightful fun at the Library.

For more information, please call (626) 355-7186. The Sierra Madre Public Library, located at 440 West Sierra Madre Boulevard in Sierra Madre, is open Monday through Wednesday from Noon to 9 p.m., Thursday and Friday from Noon to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. www.sierramadre.lib.ca.us.

Sierra Madre Annual Blood Drive

Sierra Madre Annual Blood Drive

Save the date! Friday, November 8th the Sierra Madre Community Services Department and American Red Cross are hosting a Community Blood Drive from 10:00am to 4:00 pm. This life saving event takes place at the Sierra Madre Community Recreation Center, 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., and is open to the public. Individuals who are 17 years of age or older, 110 pounds or more and are in generally good health are eligible to donate blood. If you have recently donated blood, you must wait 56 days before your next donation.

Digital Storyboard Unveiling

Grand Unveiling of New Local History Digital Storyboards

Local History – Trustee Ziff, Mayor Walsh, City Manager Aguilar

Local History Room 265 – Trustee Ziff, Mayor Walsh, City Manager Aguilar

Two new state-of-the-art local history Digital Storyboards were unveiled Saturday morning, September 28, one at the new Local History Room in the Sierra Madre Library, and one at the Richardson House Museum.

Full Length Movies and Sitcoms, Commercial Free!

Residents who subscribe to Time Warner Cable now have access to watch public domain TV shows from the 50s, 60s and beyond on the City’s government-education channel 98. Shows like Andy Griffith, Captain America, Mr. Wizard, Robin Hood, Beverly Hillbillies, Hancock, and many, many more. Public domain movies include A Star is Born, My Man Godfrey, The Last Time I Saw Paris, Meet John Doe, The Royal Wedding, Father’s Little Dividend, the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Shirley Temple, and all the Charlie Chaplin movies! There is also more current and timely shows from www.pegmedia.org