CVWD Proposes Rate Increase

By Mary O’KEEFE
Crescenta Valley Water District will be holding a public hearing on June 13 at 6 p.m. concerning a proposed increase in water rates and charges. If the rate increase is approved residents could see an average increase of about $11 per two-month period “for a typical residence with a three-quarter inch meter using […]

USC-VHH Fair Promotes Healthy Lifestyles

By Nicole MOORE
On May 13, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital held a Community Health and Wellness Fair. The family-friendly event, held on the lower west parking lot of the hospital, took place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Verdugo Hills Hospital curated the event in order to promote community outreach and education for a healthy lifestyle.
“I […]

Najarian on the 710 Freeway Tunnel: Is the End In Sight?

Najarian on the 710 Freeway Tunnel: Is the End In Sight?

By Néstor CASTIGLIONE
The political fracas over the future of the 710 Freeway extension – to build or not to build – has been one that has pitted Sacramento against cities, and cities against cities, for the better part of the late 20th century and the entirety of the present one. But the situation may be […]

What’s Next for Sagebrush

By Mary O’KEEFE
The Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization approved the Sagebrush territory transfer petition in May but it still has a way to go before students move from Glendale Unified School District to La Cañada Unified School District.
Some history: Students living in the far west portion of La Cañada Flintridge, known as […]

Najarian on the 710 Freeway Tunnel: Is the End In Sight?

By Néstor CASTIGLIONE
The political fracas over the future of the 710 Freeway extension – to build or not to build – has been one that has pitted Sacramento against cities, and cities against cities, for the better part of the late 20th century and the entirety of the present one. But the situation may be […]

Bear Fatally Struck on 210 Freeway

By Mary O’KEEFE
At 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, California Highway Patrol received a call concerning sightings of a bear on the Foothill (210) Freeway at the Pennsylvania Avenue onramp eastbound.
The bear, according to CHP Officer Bejar, was reported to have walked off the freeway and onto surface streets; however, at about 10 p.m., the […]

Fun For All – Bikers and Non

By Mary O’KEEFE
ccording to bicycling.com, a person weighing 150 pounds, cycling at 10 miles per hour for 20 minutes will burn 91 calories. If bikers increase their speed to between 10 and 12 mph, that 20 minutes could burn 136 calories.
This type of information was shared with attendees at the 5th Annual Jewel City Fun […]

In Brief

Memorial Day Observed
Among local activities to observe Memorial Day, including ceremonies at Two Strike Park and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (see the Business page for details), the offices of CV Weekly will be closed on Monday, May 29.
Burrtec customers will have trash pick up delayed by one day.

Field of Honor and Gratitude
Join the Glendale Sunrise […]

Weather in the Foothills

Well, it’s a marvelous night for a moondance
With the stars up above in your eyes
And all the night’s magic seems to whisper …
~ “Moondance” lyrics by Van Morrison

 
The evening was brilliant, even without a full moon. As I drove home Sunday morning – at 5:30 a.m. – the eastern sky was a nameless color of […]

From the Desk of the Publisher

Birthday Bird Going to Fly
Every year when I work Prom Plus from midnight to 5 a.m., I think ahead to my birthday – May 30 – and it sustains me so I can last all night. (Typically I hit “the wall” around 3 a.m.) This year was no different. Visions of Palm Springs (where Steve […]

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