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Join the South Gate Chamber of Commerce for the 76th Annual South Gate Children's Christmas Lane Parade & Festival on Su...
12/07/2023

Join the South Gate Chamber of Commerce for the 76th Annual South Gate Children's Christmas Lane Parade & Festival on Sunday, December 10 at 12 pm along Tweedy Blvd from California Ave to Pinehurst Ave.

Make sure you stop by Santa's Village Festival from 2pm-8pm at South Gate Park by the Boy Scout Club House Area.

Enjoy free toys, giveaways, live entertainment, food, pictures with Santa, and vendor booths.

Join us Thursday, December 14, 2023, for an informational meeting regarding a proposed industrial development constructi...
12/07/2023

Join us Thursday, December 14, 2023, for an informational meeting regarding a proposed industrial development construction project of an operating warehouse facility at 5037 Patata St.

Hope to see your there!

⏰6:30pm

📍South Gate Park Auditorium Building
4900 Southern Ave,
South Gate, Ca 90280

For questions call (323)563-9526

The New Centennial Memorial Walkway will include Bricks from the People, Businesses, and Departments of the City of Sout...
12/07/2023

The New Centennial Memorial Walkway will include Bricks from the People, Businesses, and Departments of the City of South Gate!

You are invited to purchase one of these Bricks and have it engraved and placed in the Centennial Memorial Walkway to commemorate your participation with the City of South Gate and leave your mark in South Gate for generations to come.

Prices:
• 4”x8” brick for $100
• 8”x8” brick for $200
18 characters per line max (3 lines for 4x8 and 6 lines for 8x8)

You can add a replica, souvenir, or Donor Certificate to your order for you to keep for an additional cost (any keepsakes ordered will be shipped directly to you). You can make your selection at the time of your order.
Once your order is processed, your memorial brick will be shipped to the City to be placed on the Centennial Memorial Walkway in front of City Hall.

Click here to Order https://www.bricksrus.com/donorsite/sg100 .

For more information, contact (323)563-9508

Join River in Action for a family-friendly bird walk followed by an intro to camping workshop hosted by our friends at N...
12/06/2023

Join River in Action for a family-friendly bird walk followed by an intro to camping workshop hosted by our friends at Nature for All.

Meet at Hollydale Regional Park in South Gate, on Saturday, December 10th, on the Grass Field North of Monroe Street. This program is kid friendly. All levels of camping experience are welcome!
• 9:00 am - 10:00 am River in Action will lead a Bird Walk
• 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Nature for All will host “Intro to Camping”

This program is funded through a generous grant from the Rivers and Mountains Conservancy in partnership with .

RSVP here: https://rb.gy/5gyisw

Be sure to pick up your 3 free bags of mulch and compost provided by UWS (in partnership with South Gate Public Works).S...
12/06/2023

Be sure to pick up your 3 free bags of mulch and compost provided by UWS (in partnership with South Gate Public Works).

Saturday December 16th from7:00am-11:00am

• 3 bags (of each) per resident

• First come, first served

For questions or concerns, please contact Universal Waste Systems (562) 334-3660, Monday-Friday from 7 am to 5 pm.

⛄️TODAY!🎄Join us this afternoon at 4 pm for our Winter Wonderland at City Hall. The event will feature our Christmas tre...
12/05/2023

⛄️TODAY!🎄

Join us this afternoon at 4 pm for our Winter Wonderland at City Hall. The event will feature our Christmas tree lighting, snow play area, toy giveaway and a visit from Santa. Free churros and hot chocolate for attendees.

One Week to go! 📆 🎅❄️☃️

The Centennial Committee and the Police Management Association present Winter Wonderland on Tuesday, December 5th at 4:00pm in front of City Hall. The event will feature our Christmas tree lighting, snow play area, toy giveaway and a visit from Santa. Free churros and hot chocolate for attendees

To improve the City’s water infrastructure, Sequel Contractors, Inc. needs to connect the newly installed water mains al...
12/05/2023

To improve the City’s water infrastructure, Sequel Contractors, Inc. needs to connect the newly installed water mains along Kansas Avenue and Cherokee Avenue to the existing water system which will result in a temporary interruption of service.

Interruption of water service will occur from 9:00am to 4:00pm on
December 7, 2023 (Kansas Ave) and January 9, 2024 (Cherokee Ave).

For more information on the project, please email [email protected] or call (323) 563-9574. Thank you for your patience.

The South Gate Women's Club and Saint Helen Catholic Church are presenting the 17th annual Posada on Tweedy Blvd on Dece...
11/30/2023

The South Gate Women's Club and Saint Helen Catholic Church are presenting the 17th annual Posada on Tweedy Blvd on December 7 from 6pm-8:30pm. For more information on the event, please call (626) 627-5466.

⚠️👷👷‍♀️The Firestone Blvd Improvements Project, Phase IIThe project will make improvements to Firestone Blvd from Alamed...
11/30/2023

⚠️👷👷‍♀️The Firestone Blvd Improvements Project, Phase II

The project will make improvements to Firestone Blvd from Alameda St to Annetta Ave.

🚧The driveway on Firestone Blvd entrance will be closed until December 4, 2023.

An alternate driveway at Alameda St has been temporarily made available to the affected businesses. The construction for the project is planned for completion by February 2024.

For more information on this project and all city projects please visit cityofsouthgate.org

Special City Council Meeting-November 28, 20231. Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation for the Miss Azaleita Cour...
11/29/2023

Special City Council Meeting-November 28, 2023

1. Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation for the Miss Azaleita Court 2019 and introduction of the Miss Azaleita Court 2023

2.Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation to FHC acknowledging contribution of business being brought into the City of South Gate

3.Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation to Glasswerks acknowledging and celebrating 43rd Anniversary in business in South Gate and commending contribution of business being brought into the City of South Gate

4.Presentation of a plaque for outgoing City Manager Chris Jeffers

Meet the Code Enforcement Team! Code Enforcement is dedicated to working with the community to promote public health and...
11/29/2023

Meet the Code Enforcement Team!

Code Enforcement is dedicated to working with the community to promote public health and safety, preserve property values, and foster a clean, attractive, and well-maintained environment for all our residents.

One Week to go! 📆 🎅❄️☃️The Centennial Committee and the Police Management Association present Winter Wonderland on Tuesd...
11/29/2023

One Week to go! 📆 🎅❄️☃️

The Centennial Committee and the Police Management Association present Winter Wonderland on Tuesday, December 5th at 4:00pm in front of City Hall. The event will feature our Christmas tree lighting, snow play area, toy giveaway and a visit from Santa. Free churros and hot chocolate for attendees

The weather may be getting colder, but our pool stays warm year-round! The Patricia G. Mitchell Swim Stadium is open sev...
11/28/2023

The weather may be getting colder, but our pool stays warm year-round! The Patricia G. Mitchell Swim Stadium is open seven days a week, even in the wintertime!

Our winter schedule begins Monday, December 4th and runs through February 25th, 2024.

For more information, please call the Swim Stadium at (323) 563-5446.

The AltaMed Mobile Clinic will be at City Hall today until 1pm.  They are offering free health screenings including A1C ...
11/28/2023

The AltaMed Mobile Clinic will be at City Hall today until 1pm. They are offering free health screenings including A1C checks! Feel free to stop by for your free health screening and share this with your friends and family members so they can take advantage of the services being offered today.

It's that time of year to spread some holiday cheer! We invite you to come “hang loose” with Santa at our inaugural Surf...
11/28/2023

It's that time of year to spread some holiday cheer! We invite you to come “hang loose” with Santa at our inaugural Surfing with Santa at the Patricia G. Mitchell Swim Stadium! 🤙🎅🏼

Registration is now open!

Plan to arrive early! Event starts promptly at 2pm. First hour will take place in the water, where you'll get to splash around with Santa and his elves. The rest of the event will take place outside in our patio, where we'll have several goodies to enjoy at Santa's Workshop!
🎄☃️🎁

Please note: Space is limited! Everyone entering the facility must register for the event. One goodie bag per person included in your registration. Everyone getting into the water must have proper swim attire. Kids under the age of 8 and 48 inches tall need to be accompanied by an adult 18+ in the water at all times; one child per adult. Water diapers are required for infants.

For more information, please call (323) 563-5446.

See you at the pool 💙❄️

Naloxone (Narcan) Clinics🗒Wednesdays 11/29, 12/6, 12/13⏰12:00pm - 4:00pmIn response to an increase in fentanyl and other...
11/28/2023

Naloxone (Narcan) Clinics
🗒Wednesdays 11/29, 12/6, 12/13
⏰12:00pm - 4:00pm

In response to an increase in fentanyl and other opioid related overdoses, the has partnered with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and California Department of Health Care Services to offer free doses of Naloxone (Narcan).

Customers will need to complete a brief training on how to administer Naloxone, which will be available on site.

❌No ID Required
❌No Proof of Insurance
❌No Cost

Limit one per customer, while supplies last.

The South Gate Museum and Art Gallery is excited to be a part of the L.A. County Tree Lighting  on Monday November 27! 🎄...
11/27/2023

The South Gate Museum and Art Gallery is excited to be a part of the L.A. County Tree Lighting on Monday November 27! 🎄✨ Bring the whole family to from 5-8 PM for live music, a holiday marketplace featuring local artisans curated by , art activities, snow flurries and complimentary hot chocolate! ❄This event is FREE and open to all!

Catch a ride with us! Link in bio if you’d like to accompany us to the L.A. County Tree Lighting event. Open to all Southeast Los Angeles residents. Thank you
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¡Estamos muy emocionados de ser parte del L.A. County Tree Lighting el lunes 27 de noviembre! 🎄✨ ¡Trae a toda la familia a de 5-8 PM para disfrutar de música en vivo, un mercado navideño con artesanos locales curado por , actividades artísticas, nieve artificial y chocolate caliente de cortesía! ❄¡Este evento es GRATIS y abierto a todos!

¡Ven a dar una vuelta con nosotros! Enlace en la biografía si desea acompañarnos al evento de Iluminación del Árbol del Condado de Los Ángeles. Abierto a todos los residentes del sureste de Los Ángeles. Gracias

California Fish Grill is opening soon at 4707 Firestone Blvd- azalea Shopping Center.  Sign up for a FREE meal and previ...
11/27/2023

California Fish Grill is opening soon at 4707 Firestone Blvd- azalea Shopping Center. Sign up for a FREE meal and preview the restaurant before they open to the public on 12/4. https://rb.gy/vj12zj

It's almost shop small Saturday! Saturday, November 25, 2023, is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support...
11/24/2023

It's almost shop small Saturday!

Saturday, November 25, 2023, is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for our community.

The City of South Gate is sponsoring a "Buy One Get One" (BOGO) promotion: for each gift card purchased, the City will provide another card of the same value, up to a limit of two cards.

This is a great time to purchase the Shop SG Community Gift Card!

Gift cards are now available for purchase: https://tinyurl.com/bderyzk7

If you are a business owner and would like to register to participate in the Small Business Saturday, visit www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/

11/23/2023

🍁 Thanksgiving Update:
Collection delayed by 1 day!
🍁If Thursday's your service day, trash will be picked up on Friday.
🍁If Friday if your service day then your trash will be collected on Saturday.
Thanks for your patience and gobble on! 🚛🦃




All City facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23. ❌ NO Street Sweeping❌ NO Trash Pickup Street sweeping parki...
11/22/2023

All City facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23.

❌ NO Street Sweeping
❌ NO Trash Pickup

Street sweeping parking restrictions will not be enforced on the holiday. To avoid parking citations on the observed holidays, vehicles must be parked in accordance with all other parking regulations.

Street sweeping and trash pickup will resume on Friday, November 24.

11/21/2023

In observance of Thanksgiving Day, the following park facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd, 2023.

🍁 Parks Administration Office
🍁 Margaret Travis Senior Center
🍁 Girls Club House
🍁 Transit Office
🍁 Patricia G. Mitchell Swim Stadium
🍁 Sports Center
🍁 Golf Course

The Centennial Committee and the Police Management Association present Winter Wonderland on Tuesday, December 5th at 4:0...
11/21/2023

The Centennial Committee and the Police Management Association present Winter Wonderland on Tuesday, December 5th at 4:00pm in front of City Hall. The event will feature our Christmas tree lighting, snow play area, toy giveaway and a visit from Santa. Free churros and hot chocolate for attendees

The California Latino Leadership Institute and South Gate Chamber of Commerce are looking for South Gate college student...
11/21/2023

The California Latino Leadership Institute and South Gate Chamber of Commerce are looking for South Gate college students for a PAID INTERNSHIP opportunity. Internship positions are available now! Please email [email protected] if interested.

Mark your calendars for the upcoming holiday events in South Gate!🎄
11/20/2023

Mark your calendars for the upcoming holiday events in South Gate!🎄

Join the azalea Regional Shopping Center for their annual Tree Lighting and Toy Giveaway this Saturday, November 25 from...
11/20/2023

Join the azalea Regional Shopping Center for their annual Tree Lighting and Toy Giveaway this Saturday, November 25 from 4-7pm.

We are a couple days away from our Toy Giveaway ​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​​.

Due to a damaged powerline caused by a mylar balloon, Edison has blocked off neighborhood streets near the intersection ...
11/19/2023

Due to a damaged powerline caused by a mylar balloon, Edison has blocked off neighborhood streets near the intersection of Adella Avenue and Wood Avenue, which will affect vehicular traffic for residents for approximately 3 hours. The damaged powerline also caused electrical issues with traffic control signals in the area of Atlantic Avenue and Tweedy Boulevard between Wood Avenue and Wright Road, so please drive with caution.

📍Special City Council Meeting of November 14, 20231. Proclamation declaring November 14, 2023 as Law Enforcement Records...
11/15/2023

📍Special City Council Meeting of November 14, 2023

1. Proclamation declaring November 14, 2023 as Law Enforcement Records and Support Personnel Day

2. Proclamation recognizing Debbie McEvilly for 37 years of service and wishing her well on her retirement

3. Certificates of Appreciation for South Gate Chamber of Commerce Board
 
4.Proclamation recognizing Yolanda Urtez for 31 1/2 years of service and wishing her well on her retirement
 
5. Employment Agreement between the City of South Gate and Robert Houston to serve as City Manager

🍽 Want to play your part in organic waste reduction this holiday season? Check out these helpful tips for repurposing yo...
11/15/2023

🍽 Want to play your part in organic waste reduction this holiday season? Check out these helpful tips for repurposing your extra food:

1️⃣ Use leftovers to make sandwiches, casseroles and pot pies for your family.
2️⃣ Don't toss your ripening fruit! Add it to your smoothies or baked goods.
3️⃣ Make a flavorful broth out of meat bones for soups, stews and more.
4️⃣ Turn your dried-out bread into homemade croutons and breadcrumbs for soups and salads.

Learn more about best practices for limiting organic waste: www.SortWasteSG.org
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🍽 ¿Quiere contribuir a la reducción de los residuos orgánicos en estas fiestas? Echa un vistazo a estos consejos útiles para reutilizar tu comida extra:

1️⃣ Use las sobras para hacer sándwiches, guisos y pasteles para su familia.
2️⃣ ¡No tires tu fruta madura! Agréguelo a sus batidos o productos horneados.
3️⃣ Haga un caldo sabroso con huesos de carne para sopas, guisos y más.
4️⃣ Convierta su pan seco en picatostes caseros y pan rallado para sopas y ensaladas.

Obtenga más información sobre las mejores prácticas para limitar los desechos orgánicos: www.SortWasteSG.org

Reminder! Staff will present a report on the research done by staff relating to high water consumption billing questions...
11/14/2023

Reminder! Staff will present a report on the research done by staff relating to high water consumption billing questions during tonight's City Council Meeting at 6:30pm at the Council Chambers- 8650 California Ave or via Zoom:
DIAL-IN-NUMBER: 1 (669) 900-6833
MEETING ID: 827 3839 9719
HTTPS://US02WEB.ZOOM.US/J/82738399719

For more information on your water bill please contact our Water Customer Service Department at (323) 563-9586 or email [email protected].

The City of South Gate is preparing a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) update, to reduce vulnerability or damage from...
11/10/2023

The City of South Gate is preparing a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) update, to reduce vulnerability or damage from natural hazards – such as earthquakes, drought or fires. Your participation in the planning process is extremely important to the success of the LHMP. To plan for future disasters, please take our community survey linked here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KCS7J5R

The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete and is anonymous. Your information will be kept confidential. The results of the survey will be included within the LHMP. Thank you for taking the time to participate in this information gathering process.

The City will be hosting an application assistance event for residents on November 16, 2023 from 9am to 2pm at South Gat...
11/09/2023

The City will be hosting an application assistance event for residents on November 16, 2023 from 9am to 2pm at South Gate City Hall- 8650 California Ave to aid in repayment of any unpaid water bills.

The Enrollment Specialist with Long Beach Community Action Partnership will be on-site to approve residents for a one-time payment, up to $15,000 to help pay for their current or past due water and/or wastewater bills.

Please bring the following documents to the event:
-Social Security Card
-CA ID, Dl, Passport or Birth Certificate
-Proof of Income for all Household Members
-A Recent Water Bill

This is a walk-in event, no reservations are needed to receive assistance.

LIHWAP is a federally funded program that offers a one- time payment to help you pay your current or past due water or wastewater bills up to $15,000. LIHWAP is a one-time grant that does not have to be repaid.

For more information, please call (323) 563-9586 or visit the LIHWAP website https://www.csd.ca.gov/waterbill.

Metro’s plan for better transit includes a new 14.5-mile light rail transitline that will connect Artesia, Cerritos, Bel...
11/09/2023

Metro’s plan for better transit includes a new 14.5-mile light rail transit
line that will connect Artesia, Cerritos, Bellflower, Paramount, Downey,
South Gate, Cudahy, Bell, Huntington Park, Vernon, unincorporated
Florence-Firestone and downtown Los Angeles.

🚲 Metro wants to hear your feedback on how to make access to future WSAB
stations safer and more comfortable! 🌟

🗣 Join the open house-style workshop on Wednesday, November 15th, from 5-7pm at the T. Mayne Thompson Park – Multipurpose room (14001 Bellflower Bl,
Bellflower, CA 90706).

Let's work together to make access to transit safer and more enjoyable. Don't miss this opportunity to have a say in the future of your transit system! 🗺🚴

City of South Gate to Announce Rob Houston as its New City ManagerThe City Council will formally introduce the City’s ne...
11/08/2023

City of South Gate to Announce Rob Houston as its New City Manager

The City Council will formally introduce the City’s next City Manager, Mr. Rob Houston, at the next South Gate City Council Meeting on November 14, 2023 at 5:30pm.

A meet and greet for the community to meet Rob will take place on November 14 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm at the Civic Center-8680 California Ave.

Houston was selected after a nationwide recruitment process conducted by Bob Murray & Associates and after thoroughly vetting his background and qualifications to manage and lead South Gate into the future.

View the press release here: https://rb.gy/07eqt7

Join us on Saturday, November 11 at 11am at the Veterans Memorial Fountain in South Gate Park to honor our veterans.
11/07/2023

Join us on Saturday, November 11 at 11am at the Veterans Memorial Fountain in South Gate Park to honor our veterans.

Free Community Health Screening EventWednesday, November 810am-3pmEl Paseo Shopping Center- 8634 Garfield AveFree preven...
11/06/2023

Free Community Health Screening Event
Wednesday, November 8
10am-3pm
El Paseo Shopping Center- 8634 Garfield Ave

Free preventative health screenings and flu vaccines.

Thank you to everyone who attended our first Dia de los  Mu***os event. The community altar will still be available for ...
11/04/2023

Thank you to everyone who attended our first Dia de los Mu***os event. The community altar will still be available for viewing next week Monday, November 6-Thursday, November 9 from 7:30am-5pm at City Hall-8650 California Ave.

  that Senate Bill 1383's requirements also extend to businesses?SB 1383 currently requires large food-service businesse...
11/01/2023

that Senate Bill 1383's requirements also extend to businesses?

SB 1383 currently requires large food-service businesses—like grocery stores and wholesale food vendors—to recover and donate all surplus food, and also keep track of donations through records and a written agreement with an edible food collection organization. In January 2024, this requirement will extend to a second tier of businesses including:

🏨 Hotels
🍽️ Restaurant facilities
🏫 Local education agencies
🏥 Healthcare facilities
🏟 Large venues and events

Learn more about SB 1383 and what it means for your business: www.SortWasteSG.org
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¿ que los requisitos del Proyecto de Ley del Senado 1383 también se extienden a las empresas?

La SB 1383 actualmente requiere grandes negocios de servicios de alimentos—como tiendas de comestibles y vendedores de alimentos al por mayor—recuperen y donen todos los excedentes de alimentos, y también hagan un seguimiento de las donaciones a través de registros y un acuerdo por escrito con una organización de recolección de alimentos comestibles. En enero de 2024, este requisito se extenderá a un segundo nivel de empresas, entre ellas:

🏨 Los hoteles
🍽️ Instalaciones de restaurantes
🏫 Agencias locales de educación
🏥 Instalaciones de atención médica
🏟 Grandes recintos y eventos

Obtenga más información sobre la SB 1383 y lo que significa para su negocio: www.SortWasteSG.org

Join us as we gather, remember and celebrate our loved ones on Thursday, November 2nd from 4-6pm in front of City Hall-8...
11/01/2023

Join us as we gather, remember and celebrate our loved ones on Thursday, November 2nd from 4-6pm in front of City Hall-8650 California Ave. The event will feature arts & crafts, entertainment, and face painting.

Join us for a spooky time at South Gate Park on October 31st from 6-9pm. We’ll have games, costume contests, and candy! ...
10/31/2023

Join us for a spooky time at South Gate Park on October 31st from 6-9pm.

We’ll have games, costume contests, and candy! The event is free and open to the public.

🎃👻🕸️

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