Weather in the Foothills

“Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity.”
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Roman Stoic philosopher & statesman, 4 BC-65 AD

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From the Desk of the Publisher

Honoring – and Honorary – Falcons
 
As most of you know, we who live in the Crescenta Valley are a proud breed. We’re proud of our schools, our teams, our clubs, our community. That this pride is shared throughout the valley is probably one of the reasons people are eager to settle down here and why […]

Residents Turn Out for Meeting of Power Plant Upgrade

By Brian CHERNICK
Residents flooded city hall on Monday night during a special meeting of the GWP commission to express their concerns with the city’s proposed project to upgrade Glendale’s aging natural-gas power plant. Stantec consultants presented the report to Glendale Water & Power, which discussed the expected impact of noise, greenhouse gases and other hazardous […]

An Emergency Plan – Just Part of College Planning

By Mary O’KEEFE
With the recent hurricanes, fires, earthquakes and tragic shooting in Las Vegas, the thought of emergency preparedness has been brought to the forefront of many. This is especially pertinent to those who have children in college, close by and out-of-state.
As Hurricane Irma’s path seemed certain it would land on Florida, La Crescenta residents […]

Budget Stalls Museum Project

By Brian CHERNICK
The Glendale Police Museum project hit two roadblocks when it failed to receive bids satisfactory to Glendale City Council’s budget of $125,000 and when City Council rejected staff’s request to appropriate additional funds for the project. The staff requested that the budget for the Museum be more than doubled to a total of […]

Crime Blotter

Oct. 14
4200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in La Crescenta, a 47-year-old Palmdale man was cited for driving without a valid California driver’s license and having registration tags on his vehicle that were dated 2018 but records indicated his registration was expired and he did not have proof of insurance. The traffic stop was made at […]

In Brief

CVWD Meeting Cancelled
The meeting scheduled for tonight, Oct. 19 by the Crescenta Valley Water District has been cancelled. This meeting was in regard to construction of an eight-inch water main on the 2700 block of Brookhill Avenue and on the 5000 block of La Crescenta Avenue.
Questions can be directed to the CVWD at (818) 248-3925.
 
Emergency […]

Touring the Verdugo Cemetery

By Charly SHELTON
It’s the season of ghosts and spooks and, while most Halloween events go the creepy, scary route, one group in Tujunga chose a more dignified way to bring long-dead residents back to the land of the living. On Saturday, the Little Landers Historical Society of Sunland-Tujunga hosted the Verdugo Hills Cemetery Tour, welcoming […]

5th Annual Dog Park Festival Planned

By Mary O’KEEFE
Spend any time in Crescenta Valley and it is obvious residents here are an animal-loving group. From bears enjoying backyard swimming pools and chowing down on avocados from local trees to the nightly parade of dogs walked up and down neighborhood hills and, yes, the occasional tortoise and bull on Rosemont Avenue – […]

Getting Ready for Relay

Getting Ready for Relay

The annual Relay for Life of the Foothills takes place in May and already organizers are planning a dynamic event.
 
By Mary O’KEEFE
Organizers of the 2018 Relay for Life of the Foothills are kicking off the season by inviting everyone to Relay. Relay for Life is an American Cancer Society event. Across the nation, wherever Relay […]

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