Disney Conservation Fund Announces AFC Grant Award

The Disney Conservation Fund awarded Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy, which oversees the Rosemont Preserve among other open lands, a $25,000 grant as part of the Fund’s focus on reversing the decline of threatened wildlife around the world. The conservation grant recognizes AFC efforts to protect the threatened mountain lion population in the Los Angeles area […]

Closures Continue on Foothill Freeway

The California Dept. of Transportation (Caltrans) will close portions of the Foothill (I-210) Freeway as part of a pavement rehabilitation project. Note that the westbound Pennsylvania Avenue on- and off-ramps are now open. Scheduled closures are subject to change and/or cancelation.
Continuing through winter 2017, long-term closures include:

•One eastbound lane of the Foothill Freeway from Ocean […]

Resolutions Passed for Protection Against Harassment, Abuse

By Nestor CASTIGLIONE
Glendale City Council last month passed resolutions reaffirming the city’s commitment to protecting demographical minorities from harassment and abuse. Immigrant and LGBT communities, in particular, have expressed concern over perceptions that the administration of President Donald Trump will weaken existing protections.
Since taking office, the White House has issued travel bans extending to several […]

Getting Ready for the Hometown Country Fair

Getting Ready for the Hometown Country Fair

The annual Hometown Country Fair promises something for everyone.
By Charly SHELTON
The time is almost upon us once again for the kick-off event of Crescenta Valley’s summer season, the Hometown Country Fair. This annual event invites guests to come relax at Crescenta Valley Park and take in some entertainment showcased on the pop-up stage, enjoy some […]

In Brief

CVTC Meeting
The Crescenta Valley Town Council meets tonight, Thursday, at 7 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta.

 
Schiff Hosting Climate Change Forum
On Friday, April 21 at 7 p.m. Rep. Adam Schiff will host a conversation on climate change at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium. Professors from the University of California, Los Angeles, the […]

‘Powerhouse Crowd’ Takes on Health Initiative

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY
ivic leaders gathered together on April 6 to kick-off We Own the Health of Our Community, a collective impact initiative whose members are dedicated to improving the health of Glendale residents. Co-chaired by Edna Karinski, CEO of Community Foundation of the Verdugos, and Lisa Raggio, executive director of Wellness Works, We Own the […]

Attempted Residential Burglary

Glendale Police detectives are requesting the public’s assistance with identifying a suspect in an attempted residential burglary.
On Wednesday, April 12 at 9:33 p.m., the victim returned home in the 4900 block of Frederick Avenue to find the suspect walking down her front stairway, down her driveway and flee in the listed vehicle. The suspect was […]

Crowds Gather in Support of Special Olympics Games

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY
They came from as far south as Orange County and as far north as Ventura, all eager to show off their hard work and preparation. Hundreds of athletes assembled on the field of Crescenta Valley High School on Saturday, April 8 to take part in the annual Tri-Valley Special Olympics Games.
Dignitaries like Glendale […]

T-Mobile Phone Theft

Glendale police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for several thefts of cellphones at local businesses.
On April 14 at 7:45 p.m. a suspect entered the T-Mobile store at the Glendale Galleria. The suspect held a shopping bag and clothing in his hand, selected a display iPhone 7 and left the […]

CRIME BLOTTER

April 14
2600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, items of clothing, a wallet and cold medicine were stolen from a business. Deputies reported receiving a phone call concerning shoplifting suspect who was described as a white female wearing a red shirt and black pants. As deputies were investigating they noticed a woman matching the […]

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