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State of the Community Address Tonight
Tonight, Feb. 20, the CV Town Council general meeting will feature its first State of the Community meeting. The public is strongly encouraged to attend as this will be an opportunity to ask pertinent questions to the panel members including the captains from the sheriff and Highway Patrol offices, the CV Water District general manager, president of the CV Chamber and representatives from LA County Fire and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital.

In addition, Burrtec, the new unincorporated trash service scheduled to start April 1, will make a brief community presentation.

The general meeting is 7 p.m. at the La Crescenta library community room, 2809 Foothill Blvd.

Nomination Deadline Extended
The City of Glendale Commission on the Status of Women has extended the deadline for nominations of outstanding women, students and veterans to be honored at the 10th Annual Jewels of Glendale Awards Luncheon on May 8 at the Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. The deadline to submit nominations is Feb. 21.

The Commission is seeking nominations for the 2014 Jewels of Glendale: Women of Courage Award, Gem of Glendale Award (high school student) and Gemstone of Glendale Award (veteran).

Nomination packets can be found on the City of Glendale website:

Rosemont Preserve Next Tour
The next docent-led tour of the Rosemont Preserve will be by Tim Martinez on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to 11 am. Learn to identify the local native plants of the Rosemont Preserve, and sample chia seeds, elderberries, and other native foods along the way! There will be discussion on the various food, medicinal, spiritual, and practical uses of native plants as they have been used in Southern California for thousands of years.

Martinez serves as the outreach coordinator for the Arroyo Seco Foundation, leads hikes and lectures on the traditional uses of native plants. He is also a board member of the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy, and is passionate about preserving native habitat for future generations.

The preserve is located at the top of Rosemont Avenue. Parking is limited; attendees are encouraged to park at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave., La Crescenta.

GWP Offers Water Conservation Program
Glendale Water & Power presents “Managing California’s Water Crisis” on Thursday, Feb 27 in the Glendale PD community room. Registration and breakfast is from 7:45 a.m. to 8 a.m. with the program going from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Parking is available in the Civic Center (enter on Wilson between Glendale and Isabel). Speakers include Jeff Kightlinger, general manager of the MWD, Laura Friedman, Glendale City Council and MWD board member, Steve Zurn, general manager of the GWP, Ramon Abueg, chief assistant to the general manager of the GWP. The program will be moderated by Tony Tartaglia of the Southern California Gas Co.

RSVP to Glendale Chamber of Commerce at (818) 240-7870 by Feb. 20.

Seating is limited.

Glendale PD community room, 131 N. Isabel, Glendale.

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