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Thank You, Montrose Chamber!

What a lovely time we had last week at the annual Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce Community Awards dinner. The Montrose Shopping Park Association was honored to receive the Frank Roberts Award for improving our community. Melinda Clarke did an outstanding job organizing a red carpet event reminiscent of the Oscars and [...]

Invitation to ‘Swing’ By Jazz Night

Invitation to ‘Swing’ By Jazz Night

Young and old are encouraged to put on their dancing shoes to enjoy a night of Big Band music.
By Mary O’KEEFE
The Big Band Era was from the 1930s to the 1940s. It was born of a time when the country was climbing out of a depression only to face a World War, but the music [...]

A ‘Beary’ Big Surprise in the ANF

A ‘Beary’ Big Surprise in the ANF

By Mary O’KEEFE
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept. Air 5 has been on hundreds of rescues and recoveries and are used to seeing just about everything in the Angeles National Forest, but on Sunday they encountered something a little different.
Air 5 was responding to a vehicle over the side of the road in the area of [...]

It’s Not Weird, It’s Science – at Mountain Avenue Elementary

It’s Not Weird, It’s Science – at Mountain Avenue Elementary

By McKenna MIDDLETON, intern
On Jan. 24, parents, students, teachers and community members gathered at Mountain Avenue Elementary School for a night that proved just how fun science can be. The sixth annual Mountain Avenue Elementary School Science Fair featured projects from students of all grade levels and varying topics of interest. Attendees of the Family [...]

Falcons Win Game of Hot-Shot Basketball

Falcons Win Game of Hot-Shot Basketball

Both Falcons and Mustangs are lights-out in the third quarter, but CV pulls away for fourth straight win.
By Brandon HENSLEY
They’re feeling much better about themselves these days. You couldn’t tell where exactly the season was going when the Crescenta Valley boys’ basketball team started the Pacific League season 0-2, then 1-3.
It wasn’t pretty. Blown leads, [...]

Community Members Celebrated at Annual Chamber Dinner

Community Members Celebrated at Annual Chamber Dinner

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY
The Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce celebrated local community members during its annual banquet held Thursday night at the Oakmont Country Club.
The Oscar™-themed event gave guests the opportunity to walk a red carpet and have their photo professionally taken in front of an authentic backdrop. Organized by the chamber’s executive director Melinda Clarke, [...]

Learning About Scouting at Scout-O-Rama

Learning About Scouting at Scout-O-Rama

Scout-O-Rama was held on Saturday at Verdugo Park. It is a recruiting event where scouts and leaders can come and showcase the best of what scouting has to offer the community. Games, crafts, activities and skills provide an inside look at all levels of scouting. The public, along with scouts, are welcome to participate in [...]

Advice for Dealing with Weather Affected Travel

Advice for Dealing with Weather Affected Travel

By Isiah REYES
The massive storm on the east coast this week has affected flights all across the country. Greg Shirey, manager of Montrose Travel, said that there have been calls from passengers who wished to reschedule flights. To deal with the extra calls, workers at Montrose Travel had to work extra hours to deal with [...]

She’s Where Misty’s Heart Is

She’s Where Misty’s Heart Is

By Brandon HENSLEY
At first, it was a blur. Misty Harlan’s emotions were all over the place in 2011 when doctors told her the news. Of course, being a new mother, what was she to think? Her daughter, just 6 months old, was given less than a year to live by the neurosurgeon.
So Harlan changed doctors [...]

»Montrose Verdugo-City Chamber of Commerce

»Montrose Verdugo-City Chamber of Commerce

Thank You, Sponsors of our Awards Banquet
Our annual Installation and Community Awards banquet was a huge success and I hope everyone who attended enjoyed the evening. We tried our best to create an authentic “red carpet” event for everyone to experience and, thanks to our sponsors, I believe we did. I want to thank our [...]


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