It’s Movie Time in Montrose

It’s Movie Time in Montrose

The Montrose Shopping Park Association invites everyone to some family fun movies in the shopping park.
By Mary O’KEEFE
The Montrose Film Festival is this weekend and will feature four films: “Ice Age: Collision Course,” Ratatouille,” “The Princess Bride” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”
The Montrose Film Festival was just an idea when Steve Pierce […]

Residents Upset with Billboard Decision

By Brian CHERNICK
The Glendale City Council on Tuesday expressed its solidarity with residents after an hour of statements from residents in response to Americana at Brand’s decision to reject a request to use billboard space to advertise a documentary film that focused on the Armenian genocide.
Residents urged council members to take action against the Americana, […]

ShakeAlert on Less Shaky Ground

ShakeAlert on Less Shaky Ground

By Charly SHELTON
Back in June, CV Weekly reported about ShakeAlert, the Earthquake Early Warning System, being stricken from the federal budget for fiscal year 2018 by the current administration. Local representative Adam Schiff has been pushing for the development of ShakeAlert for years, touting the benefits of the system that would give a few seconds […]

CRIME BLOTTER

Aug. 7
4400 block of Commonwealth Avenue in La Cañada, golf clubs, sunglasses a car charger and other personal items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle overnight.
Aug. 6
2900 block of Henrietta Avenue in La Crescenta, as a resident was sitting in his living room watching television he heard the sound of a window breaking. He then […]

Montrose Search and Rescue Team Turns 70

By Mary O’KEEFE
On Oct. 18, the Montrose Search and Rescue team will be celebrating its 70th anniversary. The search and rescue team is composed of volunteers who have been trained through the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept.
MSAR members are dispatched from the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station. The volunteers receive $1 a year as payment and […]

Lots of Time Needed to Get to School

By Mary O’KEEFE
Local public schools are back in session and it is time to remind drivers that traffic has increased. Parents are rushing to drop their children off and teen drivers are searching for elusive parking spaces near Crescenta Valley High School.
California Highway Patrol, Glendale police and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies will be monitoring […]

New Technology for Back to School

By Charly SHELTON
It’s that time of year again – time for new backpacks, new clothes and the long-awaited return of free time for parents. That’s right – it’s time to go back to school.
But with the new school year comes new challenges, both mentally and physically. Getting the kids to and from school. Re-learning the […]

Here Comes the Moon

Here Comes the Moon

By Mary O’KEEFE
The last time it was seen here was February 1979. That was the last time the moon crossed in front of the sun, totally blocking it out in some areas. There are often two eclipses somewhere in the world during a calendar year, sometimes there are as many as five, but that is […]

Blessing of the Grapes at Glendale Adventist

Blessing of the Grapes at Glendale Adventist

Glendale Adventist Medical Center celebrated its annual “Blessing of the Grapes,” an Armenian harvest-time tradition that dates back 1,700 years, on Aug. 9 in the hospital’s chapel. The chapel was packed with patients, doctors, nurses, the media, and members of the community.
Father Vazken Atmajian of St. Mary’s Armenian Apostolic Church in Glendale performed the blessing […]

In Brief

Cobb Estate on HSCV Agenda
The Cobb Estate property in Altadena, a popular trailhead for Rubio Canyon, Mt. Lowe and the Sam Merrill Trail, will be the focus of the Aug. 21 meeting of the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley.
The property is the site of an unsuccessful gold mine and was the grand estate and […]

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