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Sweet Time Found at LA Cookie Con

Sweet Time Found at LA Cookie Con

By Charly SHELTON
Another year, another awesome con. The LA Cookie Convention and Sweets Show was held last weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center and it was tasty. The con featured some of the best known names in the sweet treat industry alongside up-and-comers who were just starting out with a booth, an apron and [...]

Traffic Safety Study Sheds Light on Distracted Driving

Traffic Safety Study Sheds Light on Distracted Driving

By Mary O’KEEFE
Traffic is a way of life in Southern California and, unfortunately, Crescenta Valley has been experiencing more traffic than residents are used to thanks to the Foothill (210) Freeway construction. Mix with rain and there is the perfect recipe for traffic collisions. But even without the rain and traffic, there is another increasing [...]

From the Desk of the Publisher

From the Desk of the Publisher

Reaping What We’ve Sown
As is the case when a police officer is killed in the line of duty, this week’s murder of a veteran of the Whittier Police Dept. brought intense sadness and grief to every law-abiding citizen. According to the website Officer Down Memorial Page (https://www.odmp.org/officer/23122-police-officer-keith-boyer) police officer Keith Boyer was shot and killed [...]

Safety Tips During Winter Rains

Safety Tips During Winter Rains

By Pat KRAMER
Southern California has had a higher-than-average rainfall this winter and with the rain can come trouble.
While heavy rain and flash flooding is uncommon for the local region, when those rainstorms do arrive – like February’s rains – the consequences can range from heavy traffic with accidents to property damage from flooding. After the [...]

GUSD Adopts Safe Haven Resolution

GUSD Adopts Safe Haven Resolution

By Julie BUTCHER
On Tuesday, the Glendale Unified School District board voted unanimously and enthusiastically to adopt the Safe Haven resolution introduced several weeks ago, expressly supporting all district students regardless of immigration status.
The board heard extensive public testimony in favor of the resolution at its regular meeting of Feb. 7 including comments from Sarajini Lall [...]

More than Fighting Fires

More than Fighting Fires

Local fire departments can be found responding to a variety of incidents during heavy rainfall.
By Charly SHELTON
The fire department is responsible for fighting fires year round, but in a storm, the responsibilities increase. From swift water rescues to combatting blazes during a storm, the fire department receives a lot of calls. Glendale Fire Chief Bill [...]

Live Well Senior Program at GAMC

Live Well Senior Program at GAMC

As part of the GAMC Live Well Senior Program, Join Amir Rafie, MD will be discussing the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) on Feb. 25 at Scholl Canyon Estates in Glendale. TAVR is a cardiac surgery that enables patients to receive a new heart valve without undergoing open heart surgery. TAVR emerged an advanced and [...]

Weather in the Foothills

Weather in the Foothills

“It’s raining – it’s pouring …”
–The Observer, a 1909 weekly newspaper
Yes, it has been raining and sometimes pouring. And after a few days’ break, it begins to rain and pour once again. The surrounding hillsides are green and swimming pools have filled to deck-level throughout the Crescenta Valley. At this point of the rain season, [...]

NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of [...]

Residents at Council Meeting Angered Over Caltrans Freeway Project

Residents at Council Meeting Angered Over Caltrans Freeway Project

By Brandon HENSLEY
While it has been known for some time the residents of the foothills are unhappy with the I-210 freeway construction, the Crescenta Valley Town Council meeting on Feb. 16 gave those with strong opinions a chance to voice their displeasure with members of Caltrans in the room.
None of those opinions were as vociferous, [...]


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