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SUBSTANCE PREVENTION
MEETING TONIGHT

The CV Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition meeting will be tonight, Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7:00 p.m. at Crescenta Valley High School in the school library. The public is invited to attend.

CV ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS BAROQUE BASH

The Crescenta Valley Arts Council is holding its third annual music “bash” Friday, Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the La Crescenta Presbyterian Church. This year’s “Baroque Bash” will feature local professional musicians of L.A. Philharmonic and L.A. Chamber Orchestra fame, as well as GUSD music teachers Matthew Schick, Rod Yonkers and Karen Hayhurst and accomplished local students. Recommended ages 10 and up. Donation is $5. For more information visit cvartscouncil.org.

AREA FUNDING APPROVED

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 19 approved funding of $150,000 for a recreational trail in La Crescenta.

The trail, 1/3 of a mile in length, will begin at 2700 Orange Avenue and extend along the Eagle Canyon Flood Control Channel toward the northwest boundary of Two Strike Park. The project will include signage, fencing and gates to close off access when safety issues occur. The trail will end in the residential area along Rosemont and Pine Glen. Total cost is estimated at $530,000.

The total amount approved involved nearly $2 million in trail funds for the 5th Supervisorial District, including $125,000 for work in Cherry Canyon, $123,472 toward the Catalina Verdugo Trail in the San Rafael Hills and $150,000 for the Annandale Canyon Trail access project.

In addition, the board of supervisors approved added funding for a project to improve Crescenta Valley Park. The added money, $92,000, will help pay for the replacement of a restroom building. The overall project, funded at $246,000, involved reroofing of the recreation building, installation of new picnic tables, barbeques and drinking fountains, and other building refurbishments.

The restroom, with a total cost of $213,600, will involve purchase and installation of a prefabricated structure and will be completed by April of this year.

GWP HOLDING CELEBRATION

Glendale Water & Power (GWP) invites all Glendale residents to its free 100th anniversary community expo – with interactive exhibits, children’s activities, refreshments and more – on Saturday, Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Parcher Plaza on the Glendale City Hall campus (behind City Hall, 613 E. Broadway). All exhibits, demonstrations and food areas will be tented in case of rain. Free parking will be available in the Civic Center lot at 141 N. Glendale Ave. (entrance on Wilson Avenue).

The event marks 100 years of GWP’s service in Glendale. To encourage energy efficiency, GWP will give the first 100 customers in attendance a free string of LED energy-saving lights. To qualify, attendees must present a GWP utility bill or a driver’s license showing a Glendale address. There is a limit of one per family.


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