City of San Dimas - City News en-us News Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT City Hall Holiday Hours <div class="texteditor"><p>City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular City Hall hours will resume on Tuesday, May 29.</p></div> General Interest Memorial Day Trash Pick-Up Delay <div class="texteditor"><p>Waste Management of San Gabriel Valley's curbside residential trash and recycling and commercial pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day throughout the week of May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. Also, all Waste Management operations will be closed on Monday, May 28. Customers in San Dimas should place their carts out for pick-up on Wednesday, May 30 for this week only.</p></div> General Interest June 5 Primary Election Voting Information <div class="texteditor"><p><b>Vote By Mail Drop-Off </b>for June 5<br>Statewide Direct Primary Election<br>Los Angeles County Library (San Dimas)<br>145 N. Walnut Avenue<br>May 7th - June 5th</p><p><b>Early Voting Locations</b><br>West Covina Library<br>1601 West Covina Parkway<br>West Covina, CA<br>June 2nd - 3rd</p><p>or</p><p>Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk<br>12400 Imperial Hwy<br>Norwalk, CA 90650<br>(800) 815-2666, select option 2 to confirm business hours</p></div> General Interest California Statewide Direct Primary Election, June 5 <div class="texteditor"><p>June 5, 2018, California Statewide Direct Primary Election</p><ul><li>California's statewide Primary Election for Propositions and Governor is Tuesday, June 5.</li><li>The last day to register or re-register to vote in this election is Monday, May 21.</li></ul><p>Your request must be postmarked no later than Monday, May 21.</p><p>You may pick-up a Voter Registration Card at City Hall in the lobby areas and counters. Voter&nbsp;Registration Cards should be mailed to the Los Angeles County Register Recorder's address shown on the registration card.</p><p>Voter and election information can be found on the Los Angeles County Register Recorder's website:</p><ul><li><a></a></li><li><a></a></li><li><a></a></li></ul><p>You have the right to vote if you are:</p><ul><li>A U.S. citizen living in California</li><li>At least 18 years old</li><li>Registered where you currently live</li><li>Not currently in state or federal prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony</li><li>Not presently found mentally incompetent to vote by a court</li></ul><p><b>Voter Rights</b></p><ul><li>You have the right to vote if you are a registered voter even if your name is not on the list</li><li>You will vote using a provisional ballot. Your vote will count if elections officials determine that you are eligible to vote.</li><li>The right to drop off you completed vote-by-mail ballot at any polling place in California</li><li>The right to get election materials in a language other than English if enough people in your voting precinct speak that language</li><li>The right to report any illegal or fraudulent election activity to an elections official or the Secretary of State: <a></a>, by phone at (800) 345-VOTE (8683), or by email at <a></a></li></ul><p>If you have any additional questions, please call the City Clerk's office at (909) 394-6216, and we will assist you in getting them answered.</p></div> General Interest Marchant Park Project Nears Completion <div class="texteditor"><p>Progress continues on the Marchant Park project with work progressing in all areas of the park. The pre-fabricated public restroom building has been set into place, and the area is being graded for the new entrance and sidewalks. The poured in place rubberized surface for the playgrounds is being installed and will be finished with a light green top coat.</p><p>The newly constructed Recreation Building is receiving interior finishes, and new furnishings are being purchased. The exteriors of all the buildings on site have been painted with the same color scheme as the new restroom.</p><p>The tennis courts have been re-surfaced, and new windscreens have been installed. The dug-outs on the baseball fields have received new blue shade clothes. Three new drinking fountains have been located throughout the park. Still to come are new park benches and picnic tables situated in the park.</p><p>A Grand Opening is being planned for mid-July; check the website, our Facebook page at "City of San Dimas" for specific information or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (909) 394-6230.</p></div> Parks & Recreation Foothill Gold Line Rail Project to Move Forward <div class="texteditor"><p>The Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair broke ground in December 2017. The first few years of the project is being spent relocating utilities along the 12.3-mile rail corridor and hiring the design-build team to build the $1.5 billion, six-station project.</p><p>The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (the agency responsible for overseeing the project) is currently underway with a multi-step, competitive process to hire the design-build team. Major construction is expected to begin in 2020 and take six years.</p><p>Significant changes expected in the City of San Dimas will include a new light rail station and parking facility (located east of San Dimas Avenue between Bonita Avenue and Arrow Highway), and a new light rail bridge over the intersection of Bonita Ave/Cataract Ave, requiring the permanent closure of Monte Vista Avenue at the railroad corridor (the bridge is required by the California Public Utilities Commission). All other crossings in the city will be at street level, and permanent safety improvements will be installed at each to protect the rail corridor when a train is approaching.</p><p>To learn more and sign up for project updates, visit:</p></div> General Interest Join Summer Recreation Classes and Programs Today! <div class="texteditor"><p>Registration is now open for recreation classes and programs. Information on all classes is available in the Summer edition of the San Dimas Frontier City Newsletter and Recreation Guide recently mailed to all San Dimas residents. The Frontier is also available at San Dimas City Hall, San Dimas Library, Senior Community Center, and San Dimas Recreation Center.</p><p>New Classes &amp; Programs:</p><ul><li>A Night with Canvas &amp; Vino</li><li>Adult Cardio Ballet</li><li>Cheer Classes</li><li>Introduction to Digital Photography</li><li>Basketball Fundamentals&nbsp;</li><li>English&nbsp; Language Learners (ELL)</li><li>Dive in Movie Night!</li></ul><p>For more information, call Parks and Recreation at (909) 394-6230.</p></div> <a href="">Click here to Register Now!</a><br> <a class="linktxt" href="" target="_blank">View the Frontier</a> <span class="fileinfo smallest">(Adobe Acrobat, 10083KB)</span> <br> Parks & Recreation Movies and Music in the Park <div class="texteditor"><p>Bring the whole family out this summer to enjoy FREE Movies and Music in the Park.</p><p>The fun kicks off <b>June 13 with our Movies in the Park featuring Sing</b>. Continuing the fun there will be 7 weeks of <b>Concerts in the Park from June 20 through August 8.</b> The summer fun will wrap up with a Movie in the Park on <b>August 15 featuring Coco</b>. Concerts will run from 7pm-9pm and movie nights will begin at dusk and conclude when the movies ends.</p><p>Thank you to all our 2018 Music in the Park Sponsors: Golden State Water, Longo Toyota, Jackson &amp; Jackson Incurance, Don and Margie Green, ICI Worldwide Inc., Nancy L. Hasbach CPA</p></div> <a class="linktxt" href="" target="_blank">View the Movies and Music in the Park Flyer</a> <span class="fileinfo smallest">(Adobe Acrobat, 575KB)</span> <br> General Interest Kids Fun Club & Teen City Summer Camp Information <div class="texteditor"><p>The City of San Dimas offers Kids Fun Club for children in grades 1-5 (Kids Fun Club-$80) and Teen City program for teens grades 6-9 (Teen City- $80) during summer break. The weekly camps begin June 11 and end August 17 and are open M - F from 7 am - 6 pm.</p><p>Registration Information:</p><ul><li>Residents: May 2 begins 7:30 am at City Hall</li><li>Non Residents: May 3 begins 7:30 am at City Hall</li></ul><p>Download a registration packet by clicking on the link and printing out the form. You will need one packet per child. If you are unable to download the packet you may come to the Parks and Recreation Department located in City Hall and request a packet. Bring your completed packet to register. For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department 909-394-6230.</p><p><a href="/download.cfm?ID=37053">View the&nbsp;Summer Kids Fun Club Packet</a></p><p><a href="/download.cfm?ID=37052">View the Summer Teen City Packet<br></a></p></div> <a href="">E-mail the Parks & Recreation Department</a><br> Parks & Recreation CalFresh Nutrition Program <div class="texteditor"><p>San Dimas residents may be eligible for the CalFresh nutrition program. The purpose of this program is to promote and safeguard the health and well-being of lower-income households by increasing their ability to purchase healthy and nutritious food.&nbsp;</p><p>CalFresh applications are processed within 30 days. In emergency situations, a household may receive CalFresh benefits within three days from the date of their CalFresh application.&nbsp;</p><p>CalFresh will have a booth at an upcoming Farmers Market; be sure to look out for them to find out additional information.</p><p>For more information on how and where to apply, visit us online at <a></a>, or you may call your local Customer Service Center at (626) 569-1399, (310) 258-7400, (818) 701-8200 or (866) 613-3777.</p><p>Click the link below for additional information on this program.&nbsp;</p></div> <a class="linktxt" href="" target="_blank">CalFresh Nutrition Program</a> <span class="fileinfo smallest">(Adobe Acrobat, 62KB)</span> <br> General Interest Local Variety and Family Fun, the San Dimas Farmers Market <div class="texteditor"><p>The weekly Farmers Market, hosted by Advocates for Healthy Living, is back! The Market takes place every Wednesday evening from 4 pm to 8:30 pm through September 5, with extended hours during non-school days until 9 pm.</p><p>Take the night off from cooking and come out to enjoy specially prepared foods such as BBQ delights, tamales, sweets, and roasted corn. Certified growers will be selling all of your favorite California fruits, vegetables, and flowers. EBT/SNAP Accepted.</p><p>With live bands, handcrafted gifts and home decor, and a variety of games and rides, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Support the San Dimas Farmers Market and make every Wednesday a night of family fun and entertainment. Find the Market on Facebook at sandimasfarmersmarket for weekly promotions.</p><p>The Farmers Market will be located on First Street, east of Iglesia, and in a portion of the City Hall parking lot. For additional information, call or text Advocates for Healthy Living at (909) 581-4744.</p></div> General Interest Recent Coyote Sightings in San Dimas <div class="texteditor"><p>Recently residents have reported seeing coyotes around their neighborhoods. Although coyotes are most active in the early evening through early morning hours, some residents have also reported seeing them out in the middle of the day.</p><p>Follow these tips to keep your family and pets safe and discourage wildlife from visiting your yard:</p><p>* Never intentionally feed wildlife.<br>* Wildlife is attracted to an easy meal; don't leave pet food or water outside, especially at night.<br>* Bring your pets inside before dark. Shut pet doors at dusk.<br>* Secure the lids of your outdoor garbage cans.<br>* Pick up fallen fruit from the ground nightly. Pick fruit when it's ripe.<br>* Fence or net areas that you wish to protect.<br>* Clear away woodpiles and brush piles after the winter. Keep vegetation near the house neatly trimmed.<br>* Close access to crawl spaces, attic, shed and garage spaces. Keep all doors closed at night.<br>* Cap or screen off your chimney to keep animals from falling in or building nests in the chimney.<br>* Keep barbecues clean and inside the garage.<br>* Keep compost in locked containers.</p><p>If you notice an aggressive coyote in your neighborhood, call the Inland Valley Humane Society at (909) 623-9777.Visit their website at <a href="" target="_blank"></a> for additional information.</p></div> General Interest