Mountain Views News, Sierra Madre Edition [Pasadena] Saturday, April 22, 2017

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Mountain View News Saturday, April 22, 2017 

Weather Wise

6-Day Forecast Sierra Madre, Ca.

 Sun Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s

 Mon: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s

 Tues: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s

 Wed: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s

 Thur: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s

 Fri: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s

Forecasts courtesy of the National Weather Service



Unless otherwise noted, all meetings listed below are held at City 
Hall 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre, Ca. 


NEXT REGULAR April 25, 2017

6:30 pm


Free on-air publicity for local events

 Sierra Madre’s EMERGENCY radio station is now accepting scripts for 
Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about community events. PSAs 
will be broadcast on the air at no charge. The station operates 24/7 and 
can be heard at 1630 on the AM dial.

 Any local non-profit or non-commercial organization can have their 
event information broadcast to the public on Sierra Madre Community 
Information Radio. The station covers the city of Sierra Madre, plus 
surrounding areas of Pasadena, Arcadia, and Monrovia. 

Your event must:

• Benefit a non-commercial or non-profit entity
• Be open to the public
• Be of general interest to local citizens

write a Public Service Announcement that describes your event and 
e-mail it to 


During this time period, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded 
to approximately 2 88 day and night time calls for service. 

Tuesday, April 11 

A report of a suspicious person in the 400 block of Madre Lane and 
possible theft of package. The person reporting stated she saw a maroon 
Toyota van parked on the east side of the street. The witness stated that 
she saw a woman exit the van not carrying a package, walk up to the 
house and knock on the door. The woman was then seen walking away 
from the house carrying a package, then drive off west on Old Ranch 
Road. Pending more information from possible victim. 

Wednesday, April 12 

At about 7:42 a.m. officers were dispatched to the intersection of 
Grandview Ave. and Foothill Ave. regarding a traffic collision involving 
a deer. The driver was traveling east on Grandview Ave. when a deer 
jumped into the traffic lane and was struck by the vehicle causing damage 
to the windshield. Pasadena Humane was called to the scene. 

Thursday, April 13 

Officers conducted a traffic stop at about 11:55 a.m. on a motorcyclist for 
not wearing a helmet in the 3400 block of E. Foothill Bl. After a wants/
warrant check, it was determined that the rider had an outstanding 
warrant for his arrest from LAPD and was in possession of a reported 
lost/stolen credit card. The rider was transported to Pasadena Jail for 

NOTE: Several citations were issued within this time period for 
unlicensed drivers and/or driving without a license, a few resulting 
in impounding of the driver’s vehicle. A reminder to be aware of the 
expiration date of your California driver’s license and vehicle registration 



Regular City Council Meeting

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 

6:30 pm

 Can’t make it to the meeting, but still want to share your thoughts? 
You can mail or drop off a written statement to City Hall or email city@ before 30 the night of the meeting and your 
statement will be delivered to all the Council Members.Sierra Madre 
City Hall 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre, CA 91024 (626) 

Upcoming Community Events 

Sunday, April 23 – Free Compost Giveaway at Sierra Vista 
Basketball Courts 

City Council

April 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm

May 9m 2017

Planning Commission 

May 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm

May 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Senior Community Commission 

May 4, 2017 at 3:00pm


• May 6 – 7 - Art Fair sponsored by Friends of SM Library 
at SM Memorial Park


The Volunteer Sierra Madre 4th of July Committee is seeking 
nominations for the 2017 4th of July Parade Grand Marshal. The Parade 
will be held as always the morning of July 4th. 

 Parade Grand Marshal Nominees should embody the spirit of Sierra 
Madre, be an active volunteer in any of the local nonprofit organizations 
or in some way contributed to the betterment of Sierra Madre. Nominees 
may be an individual or volunteers or an organization. 

 Nominations must be submitted in writing by Thursday, 
April 27th and should be sent to the 4th of July Committee, 
PO Box 1073 Sierra Madre CA 91025 or emailed to Nominations should be no more 
than 1 page but at least a paragraph explaining why the honor should be 
given including contributions to the Sierra Madre community. 

 Previous Grand Marshals have included 2016 Pete Siberell and 
Hometown Hero Kris Lowe, 2015 Clem and Nina Bartolai, 2014 Pat & 
DeAlcorn & Hometown Heroes Sierra Madre Search and Rescue, 2013 
VFW Post 3208 & Hometown Hero Mama Pete; 2012 Nel and Bob 
Soltz (Wistaria Vine owners); 2011 Gayle Bluemel & Hometown Hero 
John Shear; 2010 Lew Wantanabe; 2009 Midge Morash; 2008 Sierra 
Madre Fire Department; 2007 Ward Family (E. Waldo Ward & Sons); 
2006 Judy Webb Martin & Toni Buckner & Hometown Hero Barbara 
Wamboldt; 2005 Police Chief Wayne Bailey; 2004 Doug Berkshire; 2003 
John Grijalva; 2002 Bob Quamstrom; 2001 Ty Gaffney; 2000 Dr. Bill 
White; and 1999 Jim & Barbara Heasley. 

 This All-American friends and family event is made possible through 
the wonderful contribution of donors and sponsors. If you’d like to help 
please visit or follow us on Facebook

Due to the popularity of the Emerging Women Exhibit, Creative 
Arts Group will extend our normal Saturday Gallery hours and 
remain open until 5pm on 4/1, 4/8, 4/15 and 4/22.

 ALSO: Q & A on Friday, April 7 from 7 - 9pm. Maurine St. 
Gaudens, Joseph Morsman and Maureen Siegel Sprowles will 
discuss the artists presented in Emerging from the Shadows and the 
influential role these adventurous women played in the development 
of the arts culture in California. The Q & A discussion is free and no 
registration is necessary.

 The exhibition will continue through April 26, 2017

 Exhibit hours: Monday - Friday 10am-5pm & Saturday 10am-5pm





Tuesday, April 25 , 2017 12:00 Noon 

The Lodge 33 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre

Lunch $10 Program Free

Call 626-355-3222 To Reserve Your Seat

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