South San Gabriel News

Curly Howard, RIP

Everyone in SSG knows the Convalescent Home across the street from Potrero Heights, but did you know that "Curly" Howard of the Three Stooges ended his days there?

SGHS E-Waste Event -- Sept 15, 2012, 9am - 3pm

There's another e-waste collection event at San Gabriel High School (801 S. Ramona St, San Gabriel, CA 91776). It's this Saturday, 8am - 3pm.

Freeway Open; Bridge Closed

The Pomona Freeway has been mostly open since Saturday afternoon. There are apparently still nightly closures going on as the Paramount bridge is completely demolished. However, it has no effect on rush hour commutes.

Access to the Montebello Mall is still possible from the north, via San Gabriel Blvd, and the south, via Montebello Blvd.

Power Outages

If you're still in the dark but have Internet access, you can track the progress on turning the power back on at this web site, which is the
SCE Outage Center webpage.

Upper San Gabriel River Watershed Study Released

Short AP blurb on the Tribune website, although it suggests the area under study is a "wilderness."

The National Park Service newsletter describing the draft report is here.

"Asian" District Attracts Next Generation of Would-be Assembly Members

Story in today's Tribune about the maneuvering to win the right to represent the west San Gabriel Valley in the state assembly. Friends old and new are mentioned getting into and getting out of this race, even though the filing period doesn't open until February. For now, it's the "money primary."

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