Montrose Search and Rescue: Why Do They Do It?

Montrose Search and Rescue: Why Do They Do It?

For $1 a year, it’s not the money that makes these volunteers answer the call when someone is in trouble.
“I was off duty at Buckhorn Campground [in Angeles National Forest] on Father’s Day with my father and family members when some kids came running up the trail. They were yelling, ‘Our friend fell […]


March 16
5100 block of Vista Miguel Drive in La Cañada, surveillance footage showed two adult suspects walk up the driveway of a home. The first suspect walked to an unlocked vehicle at the home and entered the driver’s side. The second suspect entered the passenger side and entered the vehicle. The suspects appeared to be […]

Getting Ready for Bingo

For the third year, the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a bingo event. This year the event will be held at the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital on March 24. The doors open at 4:30 p.m. with the first game beginning at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $15, which includes four cards for […]

Rain and Evacuations Continue

Rain and Evacuations Continue

Though light rain was expected on Tuesday night, the community prepared for a heavy soaking later in the week. The bulk of the rain was not expected to move into Los Angeles County until late Wednesday with more expected today.
“The key day is today [Thursday] for rain,” said Kathy Hoxsie, meteorologist with the […]

Ex-Felon Arrested on Firearms Possession

On March 14, the Glendale Police Dept. AB 109 Task Force conducted a probation compliance check in the 6700 block of Saint Esteban Street in the City of Tujunga. Glendale officers were conducting a compliance check involving 55-year-old Levon Vardanyan, a convicted felon on probation for fraud with search conditions. The AB 109 team learned […]

Award Offered in Boulder Tragedy

Supervisor Kathryn Barger made a motion on Tuesday to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors asking for a reward of $20,000 for any information leading to the suspect or suspects who apparently threw a boulder off the Orange Grove Boulevard freeway crossover, striking and killing a 23-year-old man.
The incident occurred on the […]

Portantino’s SB 972 Passes Committee

Senator Anthony Portantino’s SB 972 passed the State Senate Education Committee on March 14 with bipartisan support. It will now go onto the Assembly and Senate for a vote.
“I don’t anticipate any opposition,” he said.
The bill requires public, charter and private schools to print a suicide prevention hotline number and/or text crisis line […]

King Tut at Science Center

The treasures of the boy king are on tour for the last time. As they await their new resting place in the currently-under-construction Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, the burial goods of King Tutankhamun are embarking on a farewell tour to the California Science Center in Los Angeles and then nine cities […]

CERT Trainees Put to the Test

The Community Emergency Response Team – CERT – wound up a week of training with a realistic drill held at St. Luke’s of the Mountains and The Fire House youth center. Volunteers from Rosemont Middle School and Lincoln Elementary School, kids and parents, were made-up for two scenarios, one as victims of a gas explosion […]

Weather in the Foothills

“One can’t predict the weather more than a few days in advance.”
~ Stephen Hawking
Living on the surface of the Earth, our awareness of events happening is, at this level, the troposphere, where all weather occurs. Perhaps not included in “our” weather was Stephen Hawking’s statement. His mind was on events happening in the farthest […]

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