IN Brief

Work Planned by SCE

Southern California Edison will be performing maintenance on the electrical system in the area. In order to perform this work safely, SCE must temporarily turn off power. This outage will allow the modernization of the grid by making needed upgrades and repairs to increase reliability. Power outages may cause some inconvenience and therefore attempts are made for outages to be isolated down to the smallest area possible and the work completed safely and quickly.

The work will start on Jan. 27 at 9 p.m. and end on Jan. 28 at 8 a.m. Three-hundred-and-sixty residential customers will be affected, 120 commercial customer will be affected and two Traffic Control meters will be affected. The outage boundary is 2230 Foothill Boulevard, south side, east of Young Drive.

Another outage will take place on Jan. 27 from 9 p.m. to Jan. 28 at 8 a.m. Twenty-one residential customers will be affected, 11 commercial customer will be affected and no Traffic Control meters will be affected. The outage boundary is Foothill Boulevard, south side, west of Ocean View Boulevard.

Note that the power may be off for the whole period or may be turned off more than once. This planned outage may not begin exactly at the stated start time, and some conditions may cause this planned outage to be postponed. The times noted are SCE’s best estimate and circumstances may affect both the start time and the completion time indicated above.

Questions can be directed to (800) 611-1911.

CVCA to Meet Tonight

The Crescenta Valley Community Association will have its first meeting of the year tonight, Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library. The meeting will include discussion on local issues as well as an opportunity for foothill residents to bring their own concerns. For those who live in Glendale above Honolulu between Lowell and Pennsylvania, the Far North Glendale Homeowners will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. before the CVCA meeting.

All are invited to come to the La Crescenta Library Community Room, 2809 Foothill Blvd., off of La Crescenta Avenue.

For further information, contact Sharon Weisman at sharon@jetcafe.org or ask the group on Facebook.

Rosemont Preserve Guided Walk

The community is invited on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for another in our series of guided tours. Join Charly Shelton as he talks about the geology of the Rosemont Preserve.

The Preserve is located at the north end of Rosemont Avenue, just past the chain link fence. As street parking is limited, park at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave., La Crescenta. Please bring water, a hat and wear sturdy shoes to walk the trail.

This event is free to the public and suitable for all ages, no reservations required.  Rain cancels event. Sorry, no pets please.

For further information contact the Friends of the Rosemont Preserve at RosemontFriends@gmail.com.

County Asks Residents To Report Storm Damage

A series of strong storm systems swept through Los Angeles County between Wednesday, Jan. 18 and Monday, Jan. 23 bringing record amounts of rain throughout the area.

With about two months of the winter season remaining, it is important residents become familiar with a process the Office of Emergency Management conducts to report property damages caused by the recent storms. Los Angeles County would like residents to take action by reporting how much damage was sustained at their homes by completing a survey.

To complete a damage assessment survey go to www.211LA.org and click on the banner for Damage Assessment Survey. Residents can also call 211 to complete a Damage Assessment Survey and get information and referrals for assistance.  At this website there is also up-to-date weather outlooks, road closures, and information on emergency preparedness actions.

Los Angeles County residents, renters and business owners, including persons with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, may call 211 LA County for emergency preparedness information, and other referral services. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. 211 LA County services can also be accessed by visiting http://211la.org.

Call For Les Tupper Community Service Award Nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the Les Tupper Community Service Award. Awards are given to recognize organizations, businesses, individuals and high school students who provide exemplary service to the community of La Cañada Flintridge.

Nominations can be made by organizations and individuals. Nomination forms and criteria are on the La Cañada Flintridge Coordinating Council website www.lcfcc.info. Nomination forms are also available at the City Office, the LCF Chamber Office and the LCF Library. Nominations may be submitted online (www.lcfcc.info), by email (bgelhaar@charter.net) or by mail (LCFCC, Box 264, LCF CA 91012).

Submission cutoff date is Feb. 10, 2017 at midnight.

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