Explosive Fun Planned for 4th of July

Explosive Fun Planned for 4th of July

Final plans are being made for the annual Independence Day celebration.
By Charly SHELTON
It’s that time of year again – time for summer cookouts, inflatable rides, sizzling fireworks and red, white and blue attire. It’s time for the 11th Annual Crescenta Valley Fireworks Celebration on Tuesday, July 4.
This year, the festival will be held once again […]

Rates to Increase for CVWD Customers

Rates to Increase for CVWD Customers

By Julie BUTCHER
Following up on the June 13 meeting and reported in the June 15 CV Weekly, the elected board of the Crescenta Valley Water District (CVWD) met on Tuesday to deliberate and vote on the FY2017-18 budget and the proposed water rate increase.
As had been promised at the public hearing on the rate increase […]

Homeless Vet Finds Support Through GPD

By Mary O’KEEFE
Glendale police officers responded to a call recently concerning a disturbance by a homeless person. Although this is not an unusual call, when the officers arrived at the scene they discovered there was something different about this call.
“They met [Chris] and, due to their health training, realized he needed some help,” said Officer […]

Fault Found in Accident

By Mary O’KEEFE
Glendale police have released their findings concerning a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on May 30.
GPD determined that the cause of the accident that occurred at the corner of Foothill Boulevard and New York Avenue was due to a female driver making an unsafe left hand turn. The driver, a La Crescenta woman, […]

Crime Blotter

June 17
17800 block Little Tujunga Canyon Drive in Angeles National Forest, while residents were out of town someone entered their home and stole several items, including appliances, smashed the living room window, damaged the front door and cut wires on the main circuit breaker box. The burglary occurred between May 15 and June 17.
June 14
2200 […]

Patzert, Schiff Offer Comments on Presidential Pull Out

By Charly SHELTON
Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement on June 1 and almost immediately the leaders of the world issued statements to condemn the action. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was “extremely regrettable,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said it was “disheartening,” former Mexican President Vincente Fox said Trump is “leaving […]

A ‘20/20 Vision’ for Ocean View

By Nestor CASTIGLIONE
Locals may have noted the hardhats busy at work on Ocean View Boulevard earlier this week. Connecting La Crescenta to Glendale and cutting a swath through the heart of Montrose, the key thoroughfare will be receiving an upgrade as part of the city’s Montrose Vision 20/20, a public renovation plan approved by the […]

Trash Cans to Get Facelift

By Brian CHERNICK
Glendale City Council convened on Tuesday two members short as Zareh Sinanyan and Ara Najarian are out for various reasons. Still maintaining a quorum, the council voted to begin the process of replacing the garbage and recycling bins citywide.
The automated containers, which allows residents and businesses to separate their trash, green waste and […]

Council Talks Lighting Survey, Coyote Problems

By Brandon HENSLEY
LA County’s Regional Planning and Public Works Dept. is preparing to send a survey to La Crescenta residents regarding their feelings on lighting within certain areas. At the June 15 Crescenta Valley Town Council meeting, Carmen Sainz and Bruce Durbin from Public Works told council it will mail a three-page survey to residents […]

From the Desk of the Publisher

For the Love of Family
Thank you to those people who took the time to let me know that they enjoyed – and were inspired by – last week’s column. If you remember, I shared my feelings of helplessness following the many attacks and losses that the world is still reeling from. I also shared the […]

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