Sierra Madre, CA. June 7, 2014 Nothing says summer quite like outdoor concerts. Thanks to the generous support of community sponsors and series title sponsor The Kensington, Sierra Madre residents won’t have to travel far to enjoy this summer staple. The 2014 Summer Concerts in the Park Series kicks off on Saturday, June 14 at 6:30 pm and runs every following Sunday from 6pm – 8pm until August 17. Concerts take place in the Memorial Park Bandshell and are completely free to the public. Patrons are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and their dancing shoes as well as support local organizatiosn that may provide refreshments. There will be something for everyone as this year’s featured bands represent a wide array of musical genres.
Sierra Madre, CA. June 7, 2014 At 2:40 AM Sierra Madre Police Officers responded to an alarm call at the Valero Gas Station 4 N. Baldwin Ave. and quickly detained two suspects who were installing a skimming device to capture credit card numbers in the gas pumps. Edvard Martirosyan 27 and Aram Manasaryan 22, both residents of Glendale, were taken into custody without incident. There were other skimming devices, laptop computers, counterfeit credit cards, and other tools used to compromise the gas pumps inside the suspects’ vehicle. This is the second incident at the Valero Station within two weeks.
Sierra Madre, CA. May 30, 2014Support Senior Programs and Services as you Search for the Perfect Treasure
The City of Sierra Madre Senior Community Commission is hosting a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to noon in Sierra Vista Park, 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. There are 30 different individuals and organizations selling used or slightly used items found cleaning out garages, attics, storage sheds and closets. This is your opportunity to buy antiques, furniture, collectibles, toys, books, clothing, jewelry and more.
Sierra Madre, CA. May 30, 2014
Thanks to the generous support of the Sierra Madre Issei Memorial Foundation and Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters Association, the Sierra Madre tradition of Family Movie Fridays continues and is free for all to attend. This is an opportunity for families to spend time together and enjoy a great movie in the fresh air. Movies will be screened in the Memorial Park Bandshell, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., on select Fridays during the summer and will begin at 8 pm. Take note of the location as it has changed from past years. To ensure a comfortable viewing experience, patrons are encouraged to bring seating and blankets. Additionally, patrons should consider visiting local downtown restaurants for snacks and refreshments prior to attending the movie.
Sierra Madre, CA. May 30, 2014 – 2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race A Success
The Mt. Wilson Trail saw a lot of action this past Saturday, May 24th as over 300 runners participated in the 2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race. It was a successful year with ideal weather, optimal trail conditions, and a hardworking team of volunteers. All 317 participants safely completed the difficult 8.6 mile course—an impressive feat worth a lifetime of bragging rights. Hundreds of spectators stood along the sidelines as the official race starter, Gary Hilliard, fired the start gun. The crowd didn’t have to wait long for the first runners to come barreling down Baldwin Avenue a mere hour later. The first place overall male was James Timphony with a time of 1 hour and 12 seconds and the first place overall female was Mireya Vargas with a time of 1 hour and 16 minutes.