Beginning September 14, 2017, the Los Angeles County Fire Department will conduct Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Covina. The training is free of charge and will offer the public the opportunity to increase their emergency preparedness skills. Each class will cover different topics in hope of preparing residents for a variety of emergency situations. Seven classes will be offered and will take place on Wednesday and Thursday nights from 6:00pm - 9:00pm in the Covina City Council Chambers located at 125 E. College Street.
To enroll in the course, please contact Alicia Mejia at 626-732-3531 or Alicia.Mejia@fire.lacounty.gov . The deadline to enroll is August 31, 2017.
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The San Dimas City Council is currently accepting applications from San Dimas residents interested in serving on the Equestrian Commission.
Currently there are three (3) vacancies and applications are available in the City Clerk's office at City Hall or by clicking on the link below. Applications will be accepted in the City Clerk's office until 5:00pm on September 8, 2017. Please contact the City Clerk's Office at (909) 394-6216 if you have any questions.
Parks Make Life Better! Is the motto of the Parks and Recreation Department and on a recent, bright, and freshing Thursday morning Marcella Sowell and Marilyn Jollevet demonstrated that Parks Make Life Better for residents of all ages!
Marcella and Marilyn took advantage of the new playground equipment at Pioneer Park, enjoying the swings. Both are long-time residents of San Dimas and live just down the street from the park.
The Holiday Extravaganza is coming to downtown San Dimas on Saturday, December 2. This year's event includes a community Holiday Parade, "Sparkle San Dimas," that will begin at 12 noon. Community groups, schools, churches are invited to participate.
From 1:00 - 5:30 pm activities on Bonita Avenue will include; a skating rink, hayride, children's train ride, carnival games, dueling snow slides, musical performances, food trucks and a vendor fair. The Walker House will host pony rides, a petting zoo, photos with Santa, Candyland Sweet Treats, as well as special displays by the Festival of Arts and the San Dimas Historical Society. The evening concludes with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Rhoads Park.
Join us on Saturday, September 23, 2017 and register for the 2017 Fitness Festival featuring our Annual 5K, 3.5 Community Bike Ride,1 Mile Fun Run, Toddler Trot and Fitness Fair. Challenge your Fitness and sign up for our NEW Triple Crown which includes the 5K, 3.5 Mile Community Ride and 1 Mile Fun Run. It all takes place at Civic Center Park. Join us for a day full of fitness fun! This event has something for everyone of all ages. There will also be a free Healthy Breakfast (while supplies last), and Kids Fun Zone. The San Dimas Fitness Festival highlights: Family! Fitness! and Fun!
For more event information please contact (909) 394-6230.
The Community Development Department has two (2) housing rehabilitation grant programs available for low to moderate income residents. The grant programs start on Monday, July 10th. Residents can come to City Hall and fill out a Wait List form to be considered for a grant. Wait List forms will be available starting July 5th. Priority is given to first time applicants.
Check the Housing Section on the website for more details.
Do you want to know what else your business can do to be more efficient and sustainable? Then join the Go Green SGV Business Challenge!
If you are interested in getting your business recognized as a green business, the next step you can take to get started in the program is setting up an appointment for us to come meet with you at your business. This appointment is essentially a 30-minute energy consultation where we discuss different aspects of your business, as well as the different level requirements of the program. To speed up the application process, you can apply online on our website, http://sgvenergywise.org/gogreensgv, or you can wait until our meeting for us to assist you with the process.
Please provide us with the time and day of the week that works best for you to meet with us. Our hours of operation are Monday to Thursday, 8am to 5pm, but we can accommodate to your needs to the best of our ability!
Learn how to save money, increase the comfort of your home, and take care of the environment with the free EASY audit program. The Energy Assessment Screening for Your Home (EASY) program provides a free home energy assessment that will help you identify opportunities to reduce your energy usage and costs. With this home assessment, you will receive customized solutions and project recommendations, as well as information on rebate and financing programs through local utility companies like Southern California Edison (SCE) and Southern California Gas Company (SCG).
Participation in the EASY home assessment is voluntary. EASY is a program of the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership (SGVEWP), and home assessments will be conducted by SGVEWP program assessors.
To schedule your free EASY home assessment, visit http://www.sgvenergywise.org/easy or call us at (626) 457-1800 for more information.
The weekly Farmers Market, hosted by Advocates for Healthy Living, will be back beginning April 5. The Market will take place every Wednesday evening from 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm through September 6, with extended hours during nonschool days until 9:00 pm.