From the Desk of the Publisher

A Night of Celebration and Encouragement
 
I feel very fortunate to live in a place that I love. And I’m not alone. On Thursday night, I attended the annual Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce community awards dinner. Held at the Oakmont Country Club, the evening focused on the many nationwide companies that began in Glendale. (People […]

MSP Hosts Annual Car Show

MSP Hosts Annual Car Show

By Mary O’KEEFE
The 14th Annual Montrose Car Show on Sunday offered so many varieties of cars they would boggle even Henry Ford’s mind.
There were vehicles from all eras, from the early 1920s to the modern Tesla. The day was a […]

Welcoming Students During Back to School Week

Welcoming Students During Back to School Week

By Mary O’KEEFE
Students in the Glendale Unified School District headed back to school on Monday. At elementary schools across Crescenta Valley, kindergartners all had one thing in common: excited, nervous and sometimes tearful parents.
“At our kindergarten tea, I asked who was having a harder time [with the first days of school] – the parents or […]

Jo Dee Messina

Crescenta Valley Weekly wants you to see Jo Dee Messina at the Alex Theatre as our guests! The first four readers who answer this question correctly will receive a pair of tickets to Jo Dee’s show on Feb. 9. Email your answer to us at lmitchell@cvweekly.com or call (818) 248-2740!
Good luck and see you on […]

Antiques, Collectible at LCWC

 
By Natalie MAIER
 
The La Crescenta Woman’s Club is hosting its first antique show and appraisal event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the clubhouse, located at 4004 La Crescenta Ave. in La Crescenta.
Jackie Fimbres of Crown City Antiques in Montrose will be on site to appraise collectibles for $5 each with a […]

VA Issues Warning

 
Veteran Affairs Services organization not affiliated with getting vet IDs.
 
The office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has requested dissemination of the following: An organization called Veterans Affairs Services (VAS) is providing benefit and general information on VA and gathering personal information on veterans. This organization in not affiliated with VA […]

Sheriff’s STAR Program Receives Generous Kiwanis Donation

Sheriff’s STAR Program Receives Generous Kiwanis Donation

 
The Kiwanis Club of La Cañada, in keeping with its focus on youth, donated $2,000 to the L.A. Sheriff’s Dept. STAR – Success Through Awareness and Resistance – program. The Sheriff’s STAR program was created in 1985 based on the belief that crime prevention programs that focused on youth were key to developing safer communities. […]

La Crescenta Seniors Take Field Trip to Philippe’s

La Crescenta Seniors Take Field Trip to Philippe’s

From L to R, John Beckman,Roger Young, Joe Lazara, Sam Campagna, Jim Ransford, Tony Smith and Ted Donaldson.
On any given Wednesday morning you might find this group having breakfast at Hill Street Café in La Cañada, but on this day they jumped on the Metro Gold Line in Pasadena, took it to Union Station and […]

New Look, Same Cause

New Look, Same Cause

The YMCA of the Foothills has begun the process of integrating the new branding released from Y-USA in July. People will not only start seeing the new colorful logos on display, but also a new opportunity to strengthen the foundations of the foothill community.
Today, across the United States, Ys are making a difference in three […]

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