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New Sex Offender Ordinance Passed

The Sierra Madre City Council passed an ordinance that restricts the number of sex offenders that can live in the same place as well as preventing them from loitering within 300 feet of places where children often congregate. While Proposition 83, also known as Jessica’s Law, enacted a stricter law against sex offenders which prohibited…

VFW Donates Flags to City Hall
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VFW Donates Flags to City Hall

MaryAnn MacGillivray, Mayor of City of Sierra Madre, accepts California and US Flags from the Sierra Madre Veterans of Foreign Wars members Tuesday evening during the presentation portion of the regular city council meeting. Mayor MacGillivray thanked the members of Sierra Madre VFW for their dedicated service to their country and city while applauding their…

Chlorine Scare Averted at Sierra Madre Pool
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Chlorine Scare Averted at Sierra Madre Pool

The pool at the Sierra Madre Aquatic Center experienced an accidental overdose of chlorine on Thursday, June 18.  James Carlson of the Sierra Madre Public Works Department believes that this was a “one time incident.” While the department is not “entirely sure” what went wrong, there is only one “plausible reason” that has been agreed…

Costly Routine Maintenance Coming to City Water System
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Costly Routine Maintenance Coming to City Water System

The Sierra Madre City Council awarded a contract to the Carbon Activated Corporation for the Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Replacement Project as part of Sierra Madre’s water filter system. The system constructed in 2005 to remove traces of ground water contamination. This is the first replacement of the system since its construction. Bruce Inman, the…

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Costly Routine Maintenance in Sierra Madre

The Sierra Madre City Council awarded a contract to the Carbon Activated Corporation for the Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Replacement Project as part of Sierra Madre’s water filter system. The system constructed in 2005 to remove traces of ground water contamination. This is the first replacement of the system since its construction. Bruce Inman, the…

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No Protective Barriers Needed for North Baldwin Dining Area

After a member of the community expressed concern for the safety of patrons dining on the sidewalk on north Baldwin Ave, the Sierra Madre City Council was presented a report by Director Bruce Inman of Public Works at the Regular City Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 9, 2009. The department staff contacted the California Joint…

Beacon Media’s Photo Caption Contest
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Beacon Media’s Photo Caption Contest

We are not quite sure what Congressman David Dreier (left) was talking to Sierra Madre Councilman Don Watts about during last week’s dedication of the Mira Monte reservoir in Sierra Made. But with what we’ll dare call the “controversy” over Mr. Watts’ nickel toss mayoral selection, we have an idea or two. But it is…

A Boating We Will Go…..
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A Boating We Will Go…..

Sierra Madre Middle School students took an unusual Science field Trip on Tuesday to the Sierra Madre pool. The object was to see how long cardboard boats would survive with passengers (aka students) traveling the length of the pool. Some made it, some not quite so lucky. Photographs by Terry Miller

Six Alverno Seniors Honored for Extraordinary Service
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Six Alverno Seniors Honored for Extraordinary Service

Six Alverno seniors will be recognized for their commitment and dedication to community service and will receive the Fr. Joaquin Masmitjá Community Service award.  Initiated in 2008, this award recognizes students who have shown a consistent and generous dedication to community service.  Each young woman completed a minimum of 420 verifiable service hours over her…

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