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CVTC General Meeting
The community is invited to the general meeting of the Crescenta Valley Town Council tonight, Thursday, Feb. 16 beginning at 7 p.m. in the La Crescenta Library community room. Among the items on the agenda will be discussion regarding ongoing concerns about the I-210 construction and the impact on Foothill Boulevard and the community. Assemblymember Laura Friedman and Senator Portantino have been working on Crescenta Valley’s behalf to improve conditions. Representatives from Caltrans will be present at the meeting to update the community. Assemblymember Friedman will also be present to address these issues. Public comments will be taken.
La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd.,
La Crescenta

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 Feb. 20 at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. No residential customers will be affected and one commercial customer will be affected. No Traffic Control meters will be affected.
The outage boundary is Alta Canyada Road, east side south of Olive Lane.
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.

Rosemont Preserve Open Gate Afternoon
An “open gate” event is taking place at the Rosemont Preserve on Sunday morning, Feb. 19. This is a chance for residents to visit the Preserve and wander the trail at their own pace and enjoy the tranquil setting, the wildlife and the natural beauty
Photographers: bring your camera to capture the morning light.
The gate will be open from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and Friends of the Rosemont Preserve Committee members will be available to answer questions and present this community resource.
The Preserve is located at the north end of Rosemont Avenue, just past the chain link fence. As street parking is limited, please park at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave. Those planning on walking the trails should wear sturdy shoes.
This event is free to the public and suitable for all ages; no reservations required. Rain cancels. Sorry, no pets please.
For further information, contact the Friends of the Rosemont Preserve at

Forest Service Hours Change
Starting March 1, administrative offices and visitor centers on the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument will be closed for lunch from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The front doors to the administrative offices and visitor centers will be locked during the lunch period. Otherwise regular office hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. will no change.
To report an emergency during any time the offices are closed dial 9-1-1.

GCC Maker Faire Showcases Student Projects
The Glendale Community College Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) will hold the second annual Maker Faire on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with check-in, breakfast and exhibitions held in the Student Center and speakers in the auditorium.
Area high school and college students will showcase their original projects. The event also features workshops, career information and speakers. Industry representatives from Boeing, Northrup Grumman, Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA and others will be participating.
The event is free and open to the public and includes a free continental breakfast and lunch. For additional information visit or contact SHPE president Fernando Santana at

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