2015 Huck Finn Fishing Derby – And the Winners Are

Sierra Madre, CA - April 1, 2015 - The City of Sierra Madre Huck Finn Fishing Derby was held this past Saturday, March 28, 2015. This year 236 youth ages 3-15 participated in the Huck Finn Fishing Derby with many parents, family and friends in attendance as well. The fishing was fantastic this year as most young anglers caught at least one trout and many caught their limit of three! Awards were given in the following four age categories, as well as the Largest Overall fish and Smallest Overall fish. Age category winners were based on the total weight of a maximum three fish.

Local Children honored in the Read, Discover, Connect Art & Essay Contest 2015

Sierra Madre, CA. – March 30, 2015 - 106 local students in grades K-8, entered the library’s Read, Discover, Connect @ the Sierra Madre Public Library art and essay contest. Talented winners attended a ceremony at the Library on Thursday, March 26 at 4:00 pm. Mayor John Harabedian, Mayor Pro Tem John Cappocia, Library Trustee Chair Barry Ziff, and Library Trustee Shannon King were on hand to congratulate the students. The winning drawings and essays are posted in the Library/s children’s room.

Free Compost Giveaway

Sierra Madre, CA. – March 24, 2015 – The City of Sierra Madre is hosting a Compost Giveaway in conjunction with Athens Services on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The event will be held on the west side of Sierra Vista Park from 9:00am-12:00pm. Sierra Vista Park is located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. All compost is free to Sierra Madre residents and is composed of a blend of organic materials that is approved for use in agricultural operations certified organic under the USDA National Organic Program. Please be sure to bring your California Identification card or Athens Services bill to verify residency. This event is self-serve and residents are encouraged to bring sturdy containers, as plastic bags are not strong enough to carry the heavy compost. Shovels are available on-site. For more information, contact the Community Services Department at 626-355-7135.