There is broad community support for permanently protecting the San Gabriel Mountains and rivers. Business and community leaders, churches, water districts, cities, residents and school districts have all come out in support of preserving and improving our mountains, forests and rivers for this generation and generations to come.

Read recent letters of support from elected officials, business and community leaders for a San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. (pdf) 

Join us in helping permanently protect the San Gabriel Mountains

Local Governments and Elected Officials


Andre Quintero, Mayor, City of El Monte 

Billy Lockyer, California State Treasurer

Bryan Urias, Director, Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District and Chairman, San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority 

California State Senator Fran Pavley 

City of Bradbury

City of Glendora

Dennis Bertone, Council Member, City of Dimas 

El Monte  

James Toma, Council Member, City of West Covina

La Cañada Flintridge

La Verne

Laurene West, Mayor, City of Santa Clarita

Lenet Pacheco, President, Valley County Water District 

Luis Aguinaga, Mayor, City of South El Monte 

Luis Ayala, Vice Mayor, City of Alhambra 

Mariana Lake, Board Member, Valley County Water District

Margarita Vargas, Vice President, Valley County Water District 

Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles

Mayor Laurene West, City of Santa Clarita 

Mike Gatto, Assemblyman, 43rd District, California State Legislature

Members, San Gabriel Valley Legislative Caucus, California State Legislature 



Monterey Park 


Polly Low, Council Member, City of Rosemead 

Puente Hills Landfill Native Habitat Preservation Authority

Rancho Cucamonga

Salvidor Ramirez, Board Member, El Monte Union High School District 

Sam Pedroza, Council Member, City of Claremont

San Gabriel

San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments

San Gabriel Valley Legislative Caucus (California State Legislature)

South El Monte 

San Dimas


U.S. Representative Chu

U.S. Representative Cardenas

U.S. Representative Napolitoano

U.S. Representative Sanchez

U.S. Representative Schiff 

Victoria Martinez, Councilwoman, City of El Monte 

Schools and School Districts

Azusa Unified School District

Baldwin Park Unified School District

Bassett Unified School District

El Monte Union High School District

Glendale Community College, Los Angeles

Water Districts and Agencies

Fontana Water Company

Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster

San Gabriel Valley Water Association

San Gabriel Valley Water Company

San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, Monterey Park

San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority

Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District 

Valley County Water District


Arcadia Congregational Church

Claremont United Church of Christ

Claremont United Methodist Church

Claremont Presbyterian Church

La Verne Church of the Brethren

Monte Vista Unitarian Universalist Congregation

San Dimas Community Church

San Marino Congregational Church

Businesses and Business Leaders

Adana Moses, DC & Christopher Vargas, DC - Owners,
Innate Family Chiropractic

A-1 Offices & Crafts, San Dimas

A.D. Graphics, Azusa

Advance Solar Protectino, Azusa

Adventure 16 (Outdoor and Travel Outfitters)

Akitoi Learning Center, S. El Monte

Al's Tires, Monrovia

ALG Aviation

All Good

Allure Beauty Essentials, Glendora

Almazan Bakery, Azusa

Aloha Sushi, Azusa

Alternative Health Care Concepts

American Pet Grooming Spa, Glendora

Ameriprise Financial, San Dimas

AMB Service Center, Duarte

Angel's Next, La Cañada Flintridge

Antelope Valley Florist

Anthony Apodaca Accountancy, Monrovia

Appraisers - Estate Liquidation & Sales, San Dimas

Art CreActive Marketing Solution

Auto Import Specialists, Monrovia

Auto Tuned, Monrovia

Azusa Cellular, Azusa

Baklava Land, Duarte

Bart Doyle

Belinda Sanda Sales

Bella Sera Trattoria, Monrovia

Bellisima Salon & Spa, Monrovia

Bentley Mills Inc., City of Industry

Bill Bailey, Realtor, Realty World Legends

Bob Ota - Owner, Johnny's Sport Shop

Bonifacio Galvan, Owner, Galvan Reels

Bonita Cleaner, Monrovia

Bradley J. Kirst, DDS - Owner, Kirst Family Dentistry

Breny's Barber Shop, Duarte

Brian Automotive, Duarte

Brook Hopper Consulting

Burnin' Earth Smoke Shop, Monrovia

Button Nose Pet Shop, La Cañada Flintridge

Cabbie's Pizza, Duarte

Café Opera, Monrovia

Candy Connection, Monrovia

Cherry on Top, Monrovia

Carol Facciponti-Malcom, Realtor

Cathy Ryerson, Realtor

Christina's Dog Groomer, Monrovia

Clare Macauley, DDS

Clif Bar & Company

Coach RJ Foot Fitness

Cocineros Express, Azusa

Coiner Nursery, La Verne

Coldstone Creamery, Glendora

Colonnade Art Gallery & Studio, Pasadena

Computer Village, San Dimas

Congregation Ale House

Countries and Crossroads Travel

Crown Shoes, Monrovia

Culinary Wonders Cooking School

Daniel Sterkel - General Manager, Nissan of Valencia

Daniel Yoo, Realtor

Dip N Strip, Azusa

Distant Lands, Pasadena

Domenico's Jr., Glendora

Douglas L. Wyler DDS PC, San Dimas

Douglas M. Farr & Co., Inc.

Eagle Creek

Early Ford Store, San Dimas

Elemental Herbs

Eve's Wine 101

Exclusive Painting, San Dimas

Express Tires, Azusa

Fashion Q, San Simas

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse, La Cañada Flintridge

Foothill Optical Services

Friends Café, Monrovia

Gary Bulla, Owner, Gary Bulla Adventures

Gaston Termite, San Dimas

Glendora Family Haircut Store, Glendora'

Glendora Florist, Glendora

Glendora Village Pets, Glendora

Goodie Girls, La Cañada Flintridge

Granny’s Pantry, Pasadena

Greenbar Collective

Grist & Toll, Pasadena

Gypsy Eats, Pasadena

Hong Kong Express Restaurant, Duarte

Horny Toad

IgotNext, Monrovia

Incycle, San Dimas

INS, Duarte

Insurance SCV

Jack Kazarian - Owner, Unicar Auto Body

Jackie Doornik, Realtor

Jana Jones, Realtor

Jayne Ann Saporito-Stucker, author

Jim Conkle - Founder & CEO, Route 66

Joe Kroening - President, Andy's Transfer & Storage 

Joyce Evans - Owner, Evans Appraisal Service

Just My Style Radio

Ken Lindsay - Co-Owner, Fisherman's Spot

Kevin Bell, Manager, Bob Marriott's Flyfishing Store

Laemmle Theatres, LLC 

Law Offices of Linda Castro

Law Offices of Ross A. Stucker

Lawrence H. Nagler Nagler & Associates 

Line Jumper Talents (A Division of National Geographic)

Mayfly Group

Michael Daney, CPA

Michael Shaar - President, S.I.G. Property Management

Mosaic Services, Inc.

NOHOJO Jewelry

Ole Time Painting


Preservation Foundation

Ramsey-Shilling Associates

Realty Executives Santa Clarita

Realty World Legends

Rick Benavides, Realtor

Robin Becerra, Realtor, Dilbeck Real Estate

Robroy "Sandy" McGregor, Realtor

Ron Jones - Founder & President - The Lean Berets

San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership

Sand Canyon Homeowners Association

Santa Barbara Art Glass Studio

Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce


Southland Transit, Inc. 

Sparr Heights District Business Association 


Sue McGregor, Realtor

The San Antonio Water Company

Tony Johansing, President, Cass and Johansing Insurance

Trans-Global Services, Inc. 

Vanessa Vandersande, DMV - Owner, Cooper Hill Animal Clinic

Vibe Performing Arts Studios

Will Trefry, Businessperson


     Community Leaders

    Alan Grosdidier, President, Downey Fly Fishers

    Art & Sarah Ludwick

    Bishop Guy Erwin, Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 

    Bishop Minerva G. Carcano, Los Angeles Area of The United Methodist Church 

    Bob Blankenship, President, South Coast Chapter Trout Unlimited

    Carolyn Cockrell - Member, Missions and Service Commission, La Verne Church of the Brethren

    Chuck Bader, Former State Assemblyman

    David Dragoo, President, Abel Reels - A Mayfly Group Corporation

    Dick Harris, President, Santa Clarita Casting Club

    Don Martens - Member, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

    Dr. Dan Guthrie - Professor of Biology, Claremont McKenna College

    Dr. Richard Amesbury - Associate Professor of Ethics and Religion, Claremont School of Theology

    Drs. Adana Moses & Christopher Vargas - Owners,Innate Family Chiropractic 

    Eric Bishop - Moderator, La Verne Church of the Brethren

    Gene Gilbert, appointee to Los Angeles Equine Advisory Council

    Hal Jackson - Member, San Dimas Community Church

    Jeannie Chari, Professor, Biology Department at College of the Canyons

    Jil & Jack Stark

    Jim Bloomquist, Cabin Owner

    John Tobin, Conservation Chair, Pasadena Casting Club

    John Wolfskill, Artist

    Joyce Shulman, Ph.D., and Angel Flight pilot

    Karl Haushalter - Chair, Board for Mission and Social Action, Claremont United Church of Christ 

    Lee M. Shulman, Ph.D., and Angel Flight pilot

    Leon Worden, President and CEO, SCVTV and SCTV News

    Lew Leicher, President, Santa Lucia Fly Fishers

    Lew Riffle, President, Santa Barbara Fly Fishers

    Linda Keagle

    Maralyn Tipping - Member, Sustainability and Faith Task Force, Claremont United Methodist Church 

    Martha Morales - Director of Education Ministries, Claremont United Methodist Church

    Michael Centofanti, President, South Bay Fly Fishers

    Michael John Keenan

    Michael Schweit, President, Southwest Council International Federation of Fly Fishers

    Nick Di Croce, Emeritus CalTrout Board of Governors

    Pam Willoughby

    Paul Wilson, President, Sespe Fly Fishers

    Peter Keller, Executive Director, Aid Africa

    Rene Marquez - West Fork Stream Coordinator, Fisheries Resource Volunteer Corps

    Rev. Ann Schranz - Pastor, Monte Vista Unitarian Universalist Congregation

    Rev. Art Cribbs - Pastor, San Marino Congregational Church

    Rev. Don Dewey, Co-Regional Minister-President, Pacific-Southwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

    Rev. Dr. Timothy Murphey, Executive Director, Progressive Christians Uniting 

    Rev. Felix C. Villanueva, Conference Minister, United Church of Christ in Southern California and Nevada 

    Rev. Joyce Kirk-Moore - Pastor, San Dimas Community Church

    Rev. Karen Sapio - Pastor, Claremont Presbyterian Church

    Rev. Kristen Oh - Associate Dean of Student Life, Claremont School of Theology

    Rev. Rob Patton - Pastor, Claremont United Church of Christ

    Rev. Rocky Supinger - Associate Pastor, Claremont Presbyterian Church

    Rev. Susan Boyer - Pastor, La Verne Church of the Brethren

    Rev. Wendy Tajima, Interim Executive Presbyter, San Gabriel Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (USA) 

    Robert Bracamontes, Acjachemen Nation

    Robin Johnson, President, Deep Creek Fly Fishers

    Ron Bishop - President, Deep Creek Fly Fishers

    Santa Clarita Trails Advisory Council

    Scott Randles - Member, Claremont Presbyterian Church and Claremont Interfaith Committee on Sustainability

    Steve Arch - Moderator, San Dimas Community Church

    Terry Read, President, Southern California Mission Center of the Community of Christ 

    William O'Kelly, President, Sierra Pacific Fly Fishers

    William T. Reeves - Executive Director, Fisheries Resource Volunteer Corps, CalTrout

    Nonprofits and Community Groups

    Alliance for Climate Education 

    Amigos de Los Ríos

    Anahuak Youth Soccer Association

    Arid Lands Institute 

    Asian and Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Alliance

    Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON)

    Asian Youth Center

    Audubon Society, Pomona

    Boy Scouts of America, Troop #2379

    Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley

    California Greenwords, Inc. 

    California Latino Congreso

    California Native Plants Society, San Gabriel Mountains Chapter

    California Wilderness Coalition

    Californians for Western Wilderness

    Campaign for America's Wilderness

    Charles Drew University

    Claremont Wildlands Conservancy

    Climate Resolve

    Coalition for Clean Air 

    COFEM(Council of Mexican Federations in North America)

    Community Hiking Club of Santa Clarita 

    Concerned Citizens of South Central Los Angeles

    Conservation Law Foundation

    Crescenta-Cañada Rotary Club

    Deep Creek Fly Fishers

    Endangered Habitats League  

    Environment Now 

    EquestrianTrails Inc. Coral 35

    Federation of Fly Fishers Southwest Council

    Friends of the Los Angeles River

    Gibbon Conservation Center

    Girl Scouts of America, Troop #4362

    Girls Today, Women Tomorrow

    Hands on Earth

    Have a Hunch Ranch 


    LA Voice

    Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC)

    Liberty Hill Foundation

    Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust  

    Los Jardines Institute (The Gardens Institute)

    Monrovia Mountains Conservancy

    Multicultural Communities for Mobility

    National Recreation and Parks Association

    National Wildlife Federation 

    Naturalist 4 You


    OCA-Greater Los Angeles 

    Outward Bound LA

    Pacific Crest Trail Association

    Pasadena Casting Club

    Project Amiga

    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens

    San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps

    Santa Clara Upper Watershed Conservancy 

    Santa Clarita Valley Archeological Society

    Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society

    Sierra Madre Conservancy

    Sierra Pacific Flyfishers

    Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy 

    Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC)

    Southern California Watershed Alliance 

    The Bay Foundation 

    The City Project

    The League of Women Voters, Claremont

    The Oldtimers Foundation

    The Pew Charitable Trusts, U.S. Public Lands program

    The River Project 

    The San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC)

    The San Gabriel Mountains Trailbuilders

    The Santa Clarita Casting Club

    The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy 

    The Sierra Club

    The Wilderness Society

    Threus Foundation

    Tree People  

    Tri-County Conservation League

    Urban & Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College

    Urban Semillas 

    West Covina Police Association

    Youth Science Center  

    Full list of National Recreation Area supporters.

    Full list of Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers supporters.  


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