NEWS FROM Washington » Adam SCHIFF
Taking Action Against Dark Money In PoliticsOur campaign finance system is broken, and it’s only getting worse.
When I first ran for Congress in 2000, the race became the most expensive campaign in the history of the U.S. House of Representatives due, in part, to a flood of “soft money” spending […]
NEWS FROM Washington » Adam SCHIFF
Montrose Search and Rescue – Whacked Out in The Woods, or The Girl Who Partied Too Hard
In September 1993, a 19-year-old girl from Tujunga met some friends at the top of Mt. Wilson for some serious partying. In the dark of night, she parked her car near the radio towers and walked down through the […]
Valley View Educational Foundation held its annual jog-a-thon in March. Students helped raise money for campus beautification. The students were encouraged to begin “training” by jogging (not sprinting). Students asked friends and family to sponsor them on a per-lap basis or for a flat pledge.
Everyone, including Dr. Reynolds, the teachers and the parents, enjoyed a […]
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s Vocum Veritas took home a first place trophy at the World Strides Choral Festival and Competition in San Diego during the weekend of April 1. The competition featured 19 different schools and various types of groups attended – concert choirs, chamber choirs, show choirs, men’s choirs and women’s choirs. Vocum Veritas […]
Montrose Search and Rescue – Four Days in a Crashed Car
Often the tales of survival by accident victims are as fascinating as the stories of their rescues. In 1984 a young woman miraculously survived for nearly four days after crashing her car. She was within earshot of the Angeles Crest Highway, and was only discovered […]
The Power of Community Involvement
In my 2012 State of the City speech while serving as the mayor of Glendale in a time when much of the country was still struggling to recover from the recession, I addressed a key reason as to why Glendale was able to weather the financial crisis.
While many cities turned to […]
Giving Credit Where Due
I want to disagree with the statement in last week’s article “The council’s decision to fully restore the Rockhaven Sanitarium late last year marked a significant victory for the Glendale Historical Society” [May 11, Council Makes Historic Proclamation].
TGHS had absolutely nothing to do with saving Rockhaven. It was saved by the Friends […]
Montrose Search and Rescue – Rescuing the Mayor’s Dog – and Monday Night, Meet the Team!
The Montrose Search and Rescue team saves hundreds of lives, but their efforts are not “species-specific.” Besides humans, the team also rescues dogs that have, like their human counterparts, been outmatched by nature. The team averages about a half-dozen dog […]
In this month’s update on Interstate 210 developments, there is news of a lane shift on the westbound section. According to Caltrans, “Beginning Wednesday, May 3 … Caltrans will make temporary lane changes along the westbound Foothill Freeway (I-210) between Berkshire Place and Ocean View Boulevard. Construction crews will restripe and shift lanes towards […]
Votes are In – and How Did Glendale vote?
Last week the CV Weekly reported the final results of Glendale’s 2017 municipal elections, telling us who won and lost. But the 2017 election also told us that Glendale has become a city that votes by mail. The number of people who vote-by-mail has been growing for […]