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San Gabriel Valley City Information

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Alhambra
Welcome to the City of Alhambra, "Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley". The City is located on the eastern edge of Los Angeles, at the entrance to the San Gabriel Valley. The City was incorporated July 11, 1903. The principal part of the land within Alhambra's present boundaries was included in a 1771 grant made to Mission San Gabriel, five years before the birth of our nation. There were no orchards or vineyards in San Gabriel Valley then, only dry un-cultivated fields broken by arroyos and low-lying hills from the Mission San Gabriel west to the small Indian village called "Yang-na," which later become Los Angeles. Alhambra City Hall, 111 S 1st St., Alhambra, Phone: (626) 570-5000

Arcadia
The City of Arcadia is a jewel among Southland communities encompassing approximately 11 square miles of land in the westerly end of the San Gabriel Valley at the base of the an Gabriel Mountains. Located approximately 18 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, Arcadia is known as the "Community of Homes". It is a picturesque, affluent, largely built out, and primarily residential community. In addition to its residential sector, the Los Angeles County Arboretum, Santa Anita Fashion Park, Santa Anita Race Track, Arcadia County Park, and the Santa Anita Golf Course annually attract a substantial number of visitors into Arcadia from other communities. Arcadia City Hall, 240 W Huntington Dr., Arcadia, Phone: (626) 574-5400

Bradbury
We hope you and your family will enjoy and appreciate the natural beauty, the tranquility, the privacy and the country setting which makes our community such a special place. Our citizens take pride in their homes and their environment. Bradbury City Hall, 600 Winston St., Bradbury, Phone: (626) 358-3218

El Monte
El Monte, as it has down through its 137 years of history, continues to offer a home for those who are seeking to put down roots. As with the immigrants of the early days, El Monte is still a haven for modern immigrants seeking new opportunities and respite from old oppressions. New immigrants bring fresh needs to the community. Needs, which in final analysis, still mean homes, jobs, schools, and churches. El Monte has met such needs, over and over again, through the course of its past. Whether those needs stemmed from displaced Spanish grandees, or from disillusioned miners retreating from false dreams, or from "Okie" migrants seeking land to replace their dust-blown farms - whatever these needs, and from whatever quarter they came - El Monte has been the wooded place of shelter and security, the meadowland of opportunity and promise. El Monte City Hall, 11333 Valley Blvd., El Monte, Phone: (626) 580-2019

Los Angeles
Los Angeles has a population of over three million people, an area of 465 square miles, 7,366 miles of streets, water and power brought from mountains hundreds of miles away, and thousands of publicly-owned structures of various types. Adobe houses have been replaced with modern buildings and residences; volunteer police and fire departments have been succeeded by highly trained, properly equipped and well organized municipal forces, and mud flats have been dredged to become one of the world's busiest harbors at Wilmington and San Pedro. Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N Spring St., Los Angeles, Phone: (213) 485-2121

Monrovia
The quaint charm of Monrovia's Old Town is renown throughout the region. With its restaurants and specialty boutiques, it's Friday Night Family Festival street fair and Library Park, it is a center of activity not only in the community, but throughout the area, attracting shoppers and diners from many miles around. Monrovia City Hall, 415 S Ivy Ave., Monrovia, Phone: (626) 359-3231

Monterey Park
The end of World War II resulted in a revived growth trend and explosive population gains during the 1940's and 1950's. Until this time, the population was concentrated in the northern and southern portions of the city, with the Garvey and Monterey Hills forming a natural barrier. With the renewed growth, many new subdivisions were developed, utilizing even the previously undeveloped central area to allow for maximum growth potential. A series of annexations of surrounding acreage also occurred. Monterey Park City Hall, 320 W Newmark Ave., Monterey Park, Phone: (626) 307-1338

Pasadena
Pasadena is probably most famous for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl Game. Yet, the city is also home to the world renown California Institute of Technology which manages the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, the city's popular shops and restaurants blend comfortably with tree-lined streets, distinctive neighborhoods, historic buildings and a vibrant cultural scene. Local government is progressive and extends unmatched customer service in an environment of sound fiscal management. Pasadena City Hall, 100 N Garfield Ave., Pasadena, Phone: (626) 744-4000

Rosemead
Up to 1959, Rosemead was one of many unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County. On August 4 of that year, Rosemead citizens elected to incorporate and become a "Contract City." Rosemead has grown from an undefined area in 1888 to an incorporated city of 5.5 square miles. Rosemead City Hall, 8838 Valley Blvd., Rosemead, Phone: (626) 288-6671

San Gabriel
Welcome to San Gabriel, a city dedicated to preserving the culture, ideas and realities of our heritage. Mission life in America reached its fullest development in California, and in no other city is this more evident. The tone and style of the early Mission City has been sustained by a community atmosphere of spirit and pride, while preserving it for the benefit and enjoyment of all. A repository of insights, experiences and facts await you. Delight in our culinary treats, and allow us to be your hosts --- discover San Gabriel! San Gabriel City Hall, 425 S Mission Dr., San Gabriel, Phone: (626) 308-2800

San Marino
Incorporated in 1913, the City founders designed our community to be uniquely residential, with expansive properties, surrounded by beautiful gardens with wide streets, and well maintained parkways. This forethought best exemplifies the charm and character that make San Marino an enjoyable place to live and work. San Marino City Hall, 2200 Huntington Dr., San Marino, Phone: (626) 300-0700

Sierra Madre
Sierra Madre offers its residents many community services and events that make this small village such a wonderful place to live. Our Foothill Village is proud to supply our residents with information about the community's fascinating history as well as easy-to-use links about upcoming events, local schools, and information for kids, teens and seniors. You will also find details on organizations, the arts, and transportation, including the City departments as well as help for the disabled. Sierra Madre City Hall, 232 W Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, Phone: (626) 355-7135

South Pasadena
Few cities in the nation are better recognized for determination to preserve its neighborhoods and small-town atmosphere. Support for a fight against a major highway project through the City has come from all across the country. South Pasadena has been cited five times on the National Trust for Historic Preservation's list of "Most Endangered Places." Having already seen its historic landscape carved into subdivisions by one freeway, the city is committed to preventing construction of another freeway extension that would destroy its neighborhoods, its heritage and its economic survival. The city has developed broad goals to guide the actions of city departments, commissions and volunteer agencies. South Pasadena City Hall, 1414 Mission St., South Pasadena, Phone: (626) 799-9101

Temple City
The town of Temple was founded on May 30, 1923, and became officially designated as Temple City in 1928. Temple City incorporated on May 25, 1960. Temple City City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr., Temple City, Phone: (626) 285-2171

Alhambra Chamber of Commerce
104 S First St., Alhambra, Phone: (626) 282-8481

Arcadia Chamber of Commerce
338 W Huntington Drive, Arcadia, Phone: (626) 447-2159

El Monte Chamber of Commerce
10505 Valley Blvd., Suite 312, El Monte, Phone: (626) 443-0180

Hacienda Heights Chamber of Commerce
2514 S Hacienda Blvd., Hacienda Heights, Phone: (626) 961-8986

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
350 S Bixel St., Los Angeles, Phone: (213) 580-7500

Monrovia Chamber of Commerce
620 S Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, Phone: (626) 358-1159

Monterey Park Chamber of Commerce
700 El Mercado Ave., Monterey Park, Phone: (626) 570-9429

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
865 E Del Mar Blvd., Pasadena, Phone: (626) 795-3355

Rosemead Chamber of Commerce
3953 Muscatel Ave., PO Box 425, Rosemead, Phone: (626) 288-0811

San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce
620 W Santa Anita St., San Gabriel, Phone: (626) 576-2525

San Marino Chamber of Commerce
2304 Huntington Dr., Suite 202, San Marino, Phone: (626) 286-1022

Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce
78 W Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, Phone: (626) 355-5111

South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
1610 Mission St., South Pasadena, Phone: (626) 799-7161

Temple City Chamber of Commerce
9050 Las Tunas Dr., Temple City, Phone: (626) 286-3101

Alhambra Historical Society and Museum
1550 W Alhambra Road, Alhambra, Phone: (626) 300-8845

Arcadia Historical Society and Museum
380 W Huntington Drive, Arcadia, Phone: (626) 446-8512

Bradbury / Duarte Historical Society and Museum
777 Encanto Parkway, Duarte, Phone: (626) 357-9419

El Monte Historical Society and Museum
3150 N Tyler Ave., El Monte, Phone: (626) 444-3813

Hacienda Heights / La Puente Valley Historical Society
16021 E Gale Ave., City of Industry, Phone: (323) 336-7644

Historical Society of Southern California
65 S Grand Ave., First Floor, Pasadena, Phone: (626) 440-1883

Los Angeles Historical Society
PO Box 41046, Los Angeles, Phone: (213) 891-4600

Monrovia Historical Society
215 E Lime St., Monrovia, Phone: (626) 358-0803

Monterey Park Historical Society and Museum
781 S Orange Ave., Monterey Park, Phone: (626) 307-1267

Pasadena Historical Society and Museum
470 W Walnut St., Pasadena, Phone: (626) 577-1660

San Marino Historical Society
PO Box 80222, San Marino, Phone: 626-304-9375

Sierra Madre Historical Society
440 W Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, Phone: (626) 355-7186

Temple City Historical Society and Museum
10144 Bogue St., Temple City, Phone: (626) 279-1784

 

San Gabriel Valley Community Information

Tournament of Roses
Each New Year's Day, the world focuses its attention on Pasadena, California, USA, home of the Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl Game. It's a celebration that's more than a century old festival of flowers, music and sports unequaled anywhere in the world. Please see participating cities below.

Sierra Madre Rose Float Association
Sierra Madre's Rose Float is one of the few remaining self-built floats in the Tournament of Roses Parade.

South Pasadena Rose Float Association
The Oldest Self-Built Float in the Rose Parade.

Fiesta Parade Floats
Fiesta Parade Floats is leading the float industry in setting the standards for design excellence, construction and Floral Design. Fiesta is proud to have won the Sweepstakes Award for the last 12 years in a row, and has a prize winning rate of over 65% for the last 14 years, the highest prize winning rate in the Rose Parade Industry.

Tournament House and Wrigley Gardens
The Tournament of Roses® Association's executive offices are located at Tournament House, an Italian Renaissance-style mansion that was once owned by chewing-gum pioneer William Wrigley Jr. Built between 1906 and 1914, the house is a reminder of Pasadena's early years, when it was one of many grand houses along South Orange Grove Boulevard.

Alhambra Community Events
Entertainment at the city-sponsored festivities has included hit recording artists such as WAR, Kool & the Gang, Gap Band and The Fab Four. Additional activities include games, kids' crafts, food, arts & crafts fair, and much more.

Alhambra Farmers' Market
Every Sunday of the year (except Easter), from 8:30 am to 1 pm, hundreds of Alhambra residents gather at the City of Alhambra Certified Farmers' Market.

Alhambra Hospital Medical Center
Established in 1924, the hospital was moved to its current location in 1974 and has been under new ownership since 1991.

Alhambra Parks and Recreation
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission oversees the management and use of parklands and recreational facilities in the City of Alhambra, as well as the wide variety of community events and programs coordinated by the Parks and Recreation Department.

County of Los Angeles Fire Museum
In the mid-1970s, two Los Angeles County Firefighters began what would become the County of Los Angeles Fire Museum Association. By the end of the 80's, our museum formally organized under the State of California as a not-for-profit public benefit corporation.

Arcadia Community Center
The Center is available to Arcadia civic and non-profit organizations for activities and programs that contribute to the social, cultural, human service, recreational and civic needs and interests of Arcadia residents.

Arcadia Parks and Facilities
For a detailed list parks in the City of Arcadia, please click on the map...

California Arboretum Foundation
The Arboretum is a 127-acre horticultural and botanical center for Southern California. More than 100 flowering plants have been added to the California landscape through THE ARBORETUM. Important attitudes toward living in balance with our natural resources are promoted by permanent displays like the Water Conservation Garden and the Tropical Forest.

Methodist Hospital
Established on a foundation of clinical excellence, award-winning service and a passion for our community, Methodist Hospital offers the next generation of care experience; reaching out to you where you live, work, worship and play.

Santa Anita Park Horse Racing
Santa Anita has a proud tradition of excellence in Thoroughbred racing. Santa Anita Park opens annually on December 26, with daily racing continuing through late April. In addition, Santa Anita's fall meeting, presented by the Oak Tree Racing Association, takes to the track from early October to early November every year.

Westfield Santa Anita Fashion Park
Westfield Santa Anita is proud to offer new services to make shopping better for you. Stop by the Shopping Concierge Center and ask about our new services.

Wilderness Park and Nature Center
Wilderness Park is a 120-acre nature preserve located below Big Santa Anita Canyon.

El Monte Community Center
This division is responsible for usage of any of the following parks and facilities.

Greater El Monte Community Hospital
We here at Greater El Monte Community Hospital are loyal to our community and will continue to strive for excellence in healthcare.

Military Museum
The American Society of Military History was incorporated in California in 1962 as a California Non-profit educational organization. The goal of the society is to preserve and restore examples of American military equipment.

Hollywood Bowl
In July 11, 1922, with the audience seated on simple wooden benches placed on the natural hillsides of Bolton Canyon, conductor Alfred Hertz and the Los Angeles Philharmonic inaugurated the first season of music under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl.

Descanso Gardens
In 1953, Boddy sold Rancho del Descanso to the County of Los Angeles, and Descanso Gardens opened to the public under the direction of the Department of Parks and Recreation. Under its management, the Gardens attracted few visitors, and by 1957 the County Supervisors were considering the sale and subdivision of the property. At this point 25 area residents formed a nonprofit organization, the Descanso Gardens Guild, Inc., to protect and promote the Gardens.

Alley Cat Scratch
Everything Halloween, including haunted houses in the Los Angeles area and much, much more.

American Film Institute
AFI is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television and digital media.

American Society of Cinematographers
The American Society of Cinematographers received its charter from the State of California in January 1919 and is the oldest continuously operating motion-picture society in the world.

Autry Museum Of Western Heritage
The Autry National Center explores the experiences and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West, connecting the past with the present to inform our shared future.

California African-American Museum
The Museum began operations in 1981 housed in temporary quarters at the California Museum of Science and Industry (currently the California Science Center).

California Philharmonic
Call your friends, pack a picnic for the family or spend a romantic evening for two at Cal Phil Festival on the Green. The California Philharmonic celebrates the sounds of summer in glorious style at the world famous Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Arcadia.

California Science Center
We aspire to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences, because we value science as an indispensable tool for understanding our world, accessibility and inclusiveness, and enriching people's lives.

Children's Museum of Los Angeles
The Museum doors opened on June 11th, 1979, when a group of parents and community leaders came together to plan a museum for the children of Los Angeles. Their collective vision was to create a vehicle through which children could discover, learn and dream about worlds beyond their immediate experiences.

Craft and Folk Art Museum
The Craft and Folk Art Museum is a Los Angeles nonprofit cultural arts organization dedicated to the public presentation and preservation of folk arts and contemporary craft

Department of Public Health
San Gabriel Service Planning Area 3 provides public health services and works in partnership with communities to promote optimal health and well being for the area's residents.

DigitalCity's Los Angeles Visitors Guide
It's not easy to sum up an entire city, but we've done our best to capture what makes it feel like home to so many of us.

George Page Museum and The La Brea Tar Pits
The Page Museum is located at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles. Rancho La Brea is one of the world’s most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the largest and most diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and animals in the world.

Griffith Observatory
The classic Griffith Observatory and its grounds are closed to the public for an extensive renovation and the hilltop is a hard-hat construction area. Public operations continue at the Griffith Observatory Satellite, the Observatory's temporary home during construction, in the northeast corner of Griffith Park. The classic Observatory will reopen in the second half of 2006.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Welcome to LACMA–The Los Angeles County Museum of Art! LACMA is the premier visual arts museum in the Western United States. Its holdings include more than 150,000 works spanning the history of art from ancient times to the present.

Los Angeles Zoo
When the Los Angeles Zoo opened in 1966 it was the third zoo to serve the city. The privately run Selig Zoo opened in downtown in 1885. It was supplanted by the Griffith Park Zoo, largely a collection of former circus animals, in 1912. By 1956, the citizens of Los Angeles realized their city had outgrown the small zoo and enthusiastically passed a $6.6 million bond measure to help build a new zoo.

Museum of Neon Art
The Museum of Neon Art was Founded to Exhibit Find Art in Electric and Kinetic Media.

Natural History Museum
The mission of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is to inspire wonder, discovery and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds.

Petersen Automotive Museum
Explore the evolution of the Automobile and its impact on our culture. Experience the last 100 years of automotive history at our museum and here on our web site. There is always something new to discover for the whole family.

The Museum of Contemporary Art
Founded in 1979, MOCA is the only museum in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to contemporary art. It is committed to the collection, presentation, and interpretation of work produced since 1940 in all media, and to preserving that work for future generations.

US Holocaust Memorial Museum
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America’s national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country’s memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.

The Getty
The J. Paul Getty Trust is a private operating foundation dedicated to the visual arts and the humanities. Through its Museum and work in conservation, education, research, information technology, and grant-making, the Getty provides opportunities for people to more fully understand, experience, value, and preserve the world's artistic and cultural heritage.

Monrovia Arts Festival Association
"Enhance the lives of those within our community through interaction with the arts. Increase the opportunities of our children through art education."

Monrovia Family Festival and Farmers' Markets
The Monrovia Certified Farmers' Market is not only a source of fresh produce but also a family festival and street fair that includes food, crafts, and kiddie entertainment.

Monrovia Old Town
Historic Old Town Monrovia is the Heart and Soul of the city with its quaint and charming historic landmarks. Most of the businesses in Old Town Monrovia are single proprietors or family owned and run.

Monterey Park Hospital
We here at Monterey Park Hospital are loyal to our community and will continue to strive for excellence in healthcare.

Monterey Park Recreation
The Recreation and Parks Department offers a variety of year round recreational programs at various locations such as parks, community centers, and schools.

Monterey Park Visitor Center
Centrally located within the San Gabriel Valley, Monterey Park offers a number of opportunities to experience unique dining fare, great shopping, and patronage to numerous special events. For a small City, Monterey Park is proud to annually host the Chinese Lantern Festival, Cherry Blossom Festival, Cinco de Mayo, Play Days (City's anniversary of incorporation), Fourth of July, and the Harmony Celebration.

Sierra Vista Community Center
Softball field, outdoor basketball & paddle tennis court, children's play area, picnic area, meeting room, restrooms.

Boston Court Performing Arts Complex
As a member of the Southern California theater community, The Theater at Boston Court values the creative work done by our fellow theater artists.

California Alliance for Arts Education
The California Alliance for Arts Education promotes, supports,and advocates visual and performing arts education for preschool through post-secondary students in California schools.

Doo Dah Parade
The Pasadena Doo Dah Parade is held each year on a Sunday near Thanksgiving. The Doo Dah Parade is an everyman's campy spoof of the Rose Parade complete with the strangest, weirdest and most amusing people.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Managed for NASA by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory is the lead U.S. center for robotic exploration of the solar system. JPL spacecraft have visited all known planets except Pluto (a Pluto mission is currently under study for the early part of the next decade). In addition to its work for NASA, JPL conducts tasks for a variety of other federal agencies.

Kidspace Children's Museum
In 1979, Kidspace Children's Museum officially launched at the California Institute of Technology. A community project of the Junior League of Pasadena, Kidspace addressed a critical educational need in the San Gabriel Valley: increased access to the arts, humanities and sciences for children.

Mt. Wilson Observatory
The site of some of the most important advances in the history of astronomy, this telescope was named after John D. Hooker who donated the cost of the mirror. This telescope was the largest in the world for thirty years after it opened in November, 1917. It is a mechanical masterpiece and was dedicated as an International Historical Mechanical Engineering Landmark in 1981 by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, only the fourth such award in the United States.

Norton Simon Museum
Few people are so gifted as to leave an indelible mark on our cultural history. Norton Simon was such a man. His art collection exhibited at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, is one of the world's finest and most prestigious. Its outstanding scope is matched only by its superb quality, with more than two thousand years of Western and Asian art represented.

Old Town Pasadena
Better known as the street on which the major portion of the annual Rose Parade takes place, Colorado Boulevard has become the main strip of Old Pasadena and is packed with pedestrians and vehicles nightly. A Mecca of entertainment, dining and shopping, Old Pasadena and bordering areas including South Lake Avenue have become increasingly popular as tourist attractions and nightspots.

One Colorado
One Colorado is Old Pasadena’s leading venue for programming in the arts, culture and civic activities.

Pacific Asia Museum
The museum has temporarily closed its galleries of Southeast Asian ceramics and Chinese Decorative Arts to make way for a new visitor reception and security desk.

Pasadena City College Flea Market
The largest flea market this side of the Rose Bowl is held the first Sunday of every month.

Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau
Located in the heart of "the city that feels like a village," the Pasadena Conference Center is comprised of three distinct meeting venues, all under one roof. Adding to its appeal, the Center lies within walking distance of four major hotels and Old Pasadena's 200 shops and restaurants. It is also directly across the street from Paseo Colorado's eight restaurants and 60 retailers.

Pasadena Farmers' Market
The certified farmers market concept is an effort to re-establish the traditional link between farmers and consumers in California.

Pasadena Farmers' Markets
On a warm, unfortunately smoggy Saturday morning in July the two birds of paradise, Zel and Reuben, zoomed out toward the San Gabriel Valley to check out the Pasadena Farmers' Market to give our readers a special bird's eye view.

Pasadena Heritage
The mission of Pasadena Heritage is to identify, preserve and protect the historic, architectural, and cultural resources of the City of Pasadena through advocacy, education, and oral histories.  

Pasadena Ice Skating Center
Something for everyone, all ages and all levels.

Pasadena Museum of California Art
The Pasadena Museum of California Art is dedicated to the exhibition of California art, architecture, and design from 1850 to the present.

Pasadena Museum of History
Founded in 1924 to preserve and share the rich history, art, and culture of Pasadena and neighboring communities, the Pasadena Museum of History has developed into one of the country's premiere institutions of its size.

Pasadena Playhouse
Founded in 1917 and housed in the present building since May 1925, The Pasadena Playhouse has made an indelible mark on American theatre. During its first four decades, The Pasadena Playhouse produced hundreds of plays, presented 477 world premieres and was the first American theatre to present all 37 of Shakespeare's plays.

Pasadena POPS Orchestra
The Pasadena POPS Orchestra has been a lively part of the Pasadena Arts scene for more than 15 years. Conceived with commitment, The Pasadena POPS Orchestra was founded in 1987 by a group of Pasadena Rotarians and other community music lovers as a nonprofit organization dedicated to the finest musical entertainment. Their first event, a combined chamber orchestra concert and fund-raiser, was held in a private home in 1988. Coinciding with the first performance, the Volunteer Guild and a board of directors were established to assist The POPS in raising money and putting on concerts.

Pasadena Residents
Arts and Culture Events for: Today, Just a Click Away!

Rose Bowl Flea Market
The Rose Bowl Flea Market and Market Place is held the second Sunday of every month, rain or shine, at the World Famous Rose Bowl in Pasadena California.

South Lake Avenue
Before World War II, South Lake Avenue was a residential neighborhood bounded by houses on both sides of the street. In September of 1947, Bullock’s Department Store opened and South Lake would never be the same.

San Gabriel Community Organizations
A to Z, This is the Place to Be!

San Gabriel Mission
Father Junipero Serra was considered by his contemporaries to be an exceptionally devout missionary with great courage, remarkable intelligence and persistence. On the birthday of Mary, September 8, 1771, under Fr. Serra's direction, Fathers Pedro Cambon and Joseph de la Somera founded the San Gabriel Mission.

San Gabriel Parks and Recreation
The San Gabriel Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities, the landscaping and maintenance of numerous parks and islands and the operation of an extensive community recreation program.

San Gabriel Square
San Gabriel Square is the only Asian shopping area big enough to make you forget that you're actually in America. This sprawling 12-acre, 220,000-square-foot multi-level mega-mall is on the corner of Valley Boulevard or Del Mar.

San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center is a 273-bed, not-for-profit, acute care hospital committed to serving the healthcare needs of the community.

El Molino Viejo ~ The Old Mill
Completed about 1816 as a grist mill for Mission San Gabriel, the original two-story structure measured 53 by 26 feet. It is the oldest commercial building in Southern California.

SMnet
A Community Network for San Marino

The Huntington Library
The Huntington is an oasis of art and culture set amidst 150 acres of breathtaking gardens. Three art galleries and a library showcase magnificent collections of rare books and manuscripts, 18th- and 19th-century British and French art, American art from the 18th to the early 20th century, and a small but noteworthy collection of Renaissance paintings. The private, nonprofit institution was founded in 1919 by Henry Edwards Huntington and opened to the public in 1928.

Richardson House and Lizzie's Trail Inn
The public is welcome to visit our museums, Richardson House and Lizzie’s Trail Inn.

Sierra Madre Community Events
A to Z, This is the Place to Be!

Sierra Madre Playhouse
Welcome to The Sierra Madre Playhouse. We have been in operation since 1979, providing hundreds of thousands of happy theater patrons with the finest in live, family entertainment.

Sierra Madre Visitor Information
View the Timeline from 500 AD to 1999.

A Tour of South Pasadena
The City today covers just 3.44 square miles with more than 100 acres of parks and playgrounds. It is famed for its architectural landscape, having numerous structures representative of many famed architects dating from as far back as the late 1800s.

South Pasadena Community Services
We Create Community Through People, Parks and Programs.

South Pasadena Farmers' Market
The certified farmers market concept is an effort to re-establish the traditional link between farmers and consumers in California.

South Pasadena Online
You can help your local school by shopping online. When you shop from SouthPasadenaOnline, up to 30% of your purchase (excluding tax, handling, and delivery charges) will go to a South Pasadena School or other South Pasadena organizations.

South Pasadena Parks and Recreation
A to Z, This is the Place to Be!

Temple City Camellia Festival
In 1945 Mrs. Dan Crowley, President of the Women's Club originated the idea that the slogan should be put to work. At her suggestion and with the help of Mrs. Loverne Morris, Sharon Ray Pearson, then eight months old, was crowned Queen and rode in an open car down Las Tunas Drive as a handful of Camp Fire Girls gave out Camellia blossoms to pedestrians.

Temple City Parks and Recreation
The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the City's recreation and public transportation programs as well as community relations and park maintenance.

Arcadia Chinese Association
The Arcadia Chinese Association web site is mostly in Chinese Complex characters. The ACA site has community forms, library information, Governmental links and much more.

Chinese American Museum
The Chinese American Museum hopes to become a primary educational resource for the diverse communities of Los Angeles through their exhibits and educational programming. They aim to further strengthen and expand our community partnerships and collaborations to ensure that our programs are reflective of our entire community. Through the quality of their exhibits, programming, and community partnerships, they will become a nationally recognized, leading museum.

Chinese Historical Society of Southern California
To bring together people with a mutual interest in the important history and historical role of Chinese and Chinese Americans in Southern California; To pursue, preserve and communicate knowledge of this history; and To promote the heritage of the Chinese and Chinese American community in support of a better appreciation of our rich, multi-cultural society.

Southern California Chinese Professionals Association
Southern California Chinese Professionals Association (SCCPA) is a non-profit organization. The mission is to promote "Friendship, Entrepreneurship, Communication, and Development". Welcome joining us and help to make SCCPA a home for everyone in this community.

San Gabriel Valley Chinese Cultural Association
The San Gabriel Valley Chinese Cultural Association was organized in 1968 to encourage and promote the enrichment of the Chinese language and culture, and to share these interests with the community-at-large.

South Pasadena Chinese-American Club
The South Pasadena Chinese-American Club has three major activities: SPCC typically awards about $10,000 worth of scholarships and grants each year to South Pasadena students. SPCC participates in a number of South Pasadena community events, including the Fourth of July Parade, the Fun Fair (supporting South Pasadena Schools), and others. SPCC sponsors cultural exchange events each year, including the annual Moon Festival Celebration.  

Chinese Historical Society of America
Welcome to the Oldest and Largest Organization Dedicated to the Study, Documentation, and Dissemination of Chinese American History.



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San Gabriel Valley Tribune


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Fraternal and Service Organizations

American Legion
The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, wartime veterans’ organization. A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
Welcome to the BPO Elks of the USA. With more than one million members in more than 2,100 local lodges nationwide, the Elks are one of the largest and most active fraternal organizations in the world!

Alhambra / San Gabriel Elks Lodge
Phone: (626) 285-3118

Arcadia Elks Lodge
Phone: (626) 445-2025

Los Angeles Elks Lodge
Phone: (213) 387-1136

Pasadena Elks Lodge
Phone: (626) 449-6010

Freemasonry
Freemasonry is a fraternal organization whose membership is held together by shared moral and metaphysical ideals and—in most of its branches—by a constitutional declaration of belief in a Supreme Being.

Jaycees / Junior Chamber of Commerce
The United States Junior Chamber (Jaycees) gives young people between the ages of 18 and 40 the tools they need to build the bridges of success for themselves in the areas of business development, management skills, individual training, community service, and international connections.

Pasadena Jaycees
Phone: (626) 792-5146

Kiwanis International
The first Kiwanis club was organized in Detroit, Michigan. The group received a charter from the state of Michigan on January 21, 1915, and this is regarded as the birth date of Kiwanis. The first clubs were organized to promote the exchange of business among the members.

Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men's fraternal benefit society that was formed to render financial aid to members and their families.

Lions Clubs International
Since 1917, Lions clubs have offered people the opportunity to give something back to their communities. From involving members in projects as local as cleaning up an area park or as far-reaching as bringing sight to the world's blind, Lions clubs have always embraced those committed to building a brighter future for their community.

Loyal Order of Moose
A Moose member is a man belonging to the Loyal Order of Moose, or a woman belonging to the Women of the Moose. These members, over 1.5 million strong, make up the two components of the fraternal organization known as Moose International.

Rotary International
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world.

Toastmasters International
At Toastmasters, members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment. A typical Toastmasters club is made up of 20 to 30 people who meet once a week for about an hour.

Los Angeles Caltrans Toasmasters Club
Phone: (213) 897-8332

Los Angeles Central Library Toastmasters Club
Phone: (213) 593-4612

Monterey Park Toastmasters Club


Pasadena A. C. T. S. Toastmasters Club
Phone: (626) 403-1010

Pasadena Jacobs Engineering Toastmasters Club


Pasadena Jaycees Toastmaster Club


Pasadena Kaiser Toastmasters Club


Pasadena Lake Avenue Toastmasters Club
Phone: (626) 535-1542

Pasadena Community Speakers Toastmasters Club
Phone: (626) 440-5517

Pasadena Saints Alive! Toastmasters Club


Pasadena SpeechCrafters Toastmasters Club
Phone: (626) 398-1312

Pasadena Toastmasters Club 6


Rosemead Edison Loquacious Toastmasters Club


San Gabriel Valley Toastmasters Club
Phone: (626) 200-5460

South Pasadena Toastmasters Club
Phone: (626) 232-0056

Temple City The Friendly Toastmasters Club
Phone: (626) 444-1482


Libraries

Alhambra Library
410 W Main St., Alhambra, Phone: (626) 570-5008

Arcadia Library
20 W Duarte Rd., Arcadia, Phone: (626) 821-5567

Bradbury / Duarte Library
1301 Buena Vista St., Duarte, Phone: (626) 358-1865

El Monte Library
3224 N Tyler Ave., El Monte, Phone: (626) 444-9506

Hacienda Heights Library
16010 La Monde St., Hacienda Heights, Phone: (626) 968-9356

Monrovia Library
321 S Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, Phone: (626) 256-8274

Monterey Park Library
786 Monterey Pass Rd., Monterey Park, Phone: (626) 307-1368

Pasadena Library
285 E Walnut St., Pasadena, Phone: (626) 744-4066

Rosemead Library
8800 Valley Blvd., Rosemead, Phone: (626) 573-5220

Rowland Heights Library
1850 Nogales St., Rowland Heights, Phone: (626) 912-5348

San Gabriel Library
500 S Del Mar Ave., San Gabriel, Phone: (626) 287-0761

San Marino Library
1890 Huntington Dr., San Marino, Phone: (626) 300-0777

Sierra Madre Library
440 W Sierra Madre Blvd., Phone: (626) 355-7186

South Pasadena Library
1100 Oxley St., South Pasadena, Phone:(626) 403-7330

Temple City Library
5939 Golden West Ave., Temple City, Phone: (626) 285-2136

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