Sierra Madre Rotary Club member Dr. Michael Budincich will be offering free eye testings and stock reading glasses to all interested individuals. As founder and President of Manos Con Alas Ministries, Dr. Budincich is dedicated to providing complimentary health care services for people both inside and outside of our country’s borders. Dr. Budincich will be available Tuesday, August 12th from 12:30pm to 2:30pm for consultations at the Hart Park House Senior Center located in Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Each consultation will take approximately 5 minutes. While walk-ins are welcome, appointments are encouraged. Those who partake will receive a complimentary pair of stock reading glasses. To make an appointment, please call 626-355-7394.
The Sierra Madre Public Library Summer Reading Program Grand Finale is on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Join us for FREE library fun for the whole family. “The Wolf Who Cried Boy” Puppet show starts at 11:00 am, and chamber music will be performed by Barbara and Alan Geier from 2:00-4:00 pm.
Sierra Madre Police Department Hosting 2014 National Night Out.
The Sierra Madre Police Department will be holding the Annual National Night Out Event on Tuesday August 5, 2014. This community and family oriented event will take place from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Memorial Park, located at 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.
The Foothill Extension is on schedule and on budget. The 11.5-mile light rail project will be turned over to Metro for testing and pre-revenue service in September 2015, and we are happy to report that the majority of the work that impacts project neighbors is nearly behind us.
On July 8, 2014, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 1357U, establishing an Interim Moratorium Ordinance Pursuant to Government Code Section 65858 on the issuance of all building permits and any discretionary approvals for construction of new development requiring new water service connections. The interim ordinance was an urgency ordinance, making it effective immediately. The Interim Ordinance 1357U will expire on August 22, 2014, unless the City Council takes action to extend the moratorium before it expires.