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Sierra Madre Announces 2018 Honors Award Winners
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Sierra Madre Announces 2018 Honors Award Winners

The City of Sierra Madre has selected the 2018 Honors Award winners. After careful consideration, Mayor Denise Delmar has selected the following individuals and community groups to receive their award on Thursday, Dec. 6 at a reception that is co-sponsored between the City of Sierra Madre and the Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce: George Maurer…

Sierra Madre Welcomes New Finance Director
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Sierra Madre Welcomes New Finance Director

Mr. Colby Konisek has accepted the position of Finance Director for the City of Sierra Madre. According to City Manager Gabriel Engeland “Colby has experience in the areas where Sierra Madre needs the most expertise, including audit, accounting, and management of revenues from special funds.” Engeland continued on to say “the city’s interview process was…

Voting Brief
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Voting Brief

The midterm elections are next Tuesday, Nov. 6. You can cast your vote from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. at your local polling place. If you find yourself in line when the polls close stay in line; allowing everyone in line when the polls close to vote is the law. If you have selected to…

Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: Oct. 16 – Oct. 21
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Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: Oct. 16 – Oct. 21

Oct. 16 At about 1:18 a.m. officers observed an idling parked vehicle in a private parking lot with a male and female occupant. After conducting an investigation, methamphetamine and a glass pipe were located inside the vehicle. The male occupant was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and for drug paraphernalia then transported to…

Spooky Stories at the Sierra Madre Public Library
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Spooky Stories at the Sierra Madre Public Library

Sierra Madre Library and Playhouse partner for Halloween fun Just in time for Halloween, join the fun of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven,” presented by the Sierra Madre Playhouse. Appropriately atmospheric and spooky for the season, the radio play with live sound effects, will chill and thrill…

UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help
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UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help

By Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of China (Taiwan) The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, set bold goals to shift the world onto a sustainable, resilient path. Here was also pledged the formation of a revitalized Global Partnership for…

City of Sierra Madre Reduces CalPERS Pension Obligations
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City of Sierra Madre Reduces CalPERS Pension Obligations

CalPERS pension obligations have increased dramatically for local governments in California in recent years. The rapid growth in unfunded pension liabilities has caused many local governments to increase taxes or slash services which are vital to communities. Sierra Madre has chosen a more responsible path to managing its pension obligations by reducing government spending, while…

California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis
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California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis

Calif. State Public Instruction joins lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging its practice of refusing entry for asylum seekers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a statement Friday on the Trump administration’s policy of separating families seeking asylum from human rights abuses, violence, and crime. “I am saddened and angered by the treatment…

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