San Gabriel News

Local schools receive Title 1 award MUSD Schools Receive Title I Academic Achievement Award. Title 1 are fund that are given schools with some low-income kids. The goal is to raise scores for lower income and underperforming students, as well as the entire school.

E-Waste Event Coming to SGHS, March 6-7, 9am to 4pm

South Parking Lot, SGHS, 801 S. Ramona Street, San Gabriel, CA 91776.

The flyer is attached. Feel free to pass along this information.

The SGHS PTA is one of several non-profit organizations that are benefiting from the e-waste recycling program. If you have an old tv, computer, or other electronic equipment that you no longer use, consider recycling it on March 6-7.

"Sobriety" Checkpoints

According to the NYT, since 2006, police have increased their use of sobriety checkpoints.

At these "sobriety" checks, they also check for licenses. If drivers lack licenses, the cars are impounded. Recovering the car can cost in the range of $2,000 to cover fines and impound fees.

San Gabriel School Board approves project labor agreement

San Gabriel's school board approved a project labor agreement, that stipulates that half of a projects labor be at least half union, for larger projects.

Vulcan Comment Period Extended

Today's SGV Tribune reports that the comment period for the Vulcan mining proposal in Azusa has been extended to Feb. 20.

See the story below for additional information and links about this proposal.

Vulcan Mining in Azusa

Fish Canyon Falls

This is one of those stories that doesn't directly affect Rosemead or the cities immediately around us, but it does indirectly affect all of us.

Mt Baldy from North of Glendora

Mt. Baldy from 3397 foot peak on ridge between Big and Little Dalton Canyons, North of Glendora

More snow--January 29, 2010: Mt. Baldy and San Bernardino Mountains from 3397" peak on ridge between Big and Little Dalton Canyons, North of Glendora.