IN Brief

Restoration Day at Rosemont Preserve

The next Rosemont Preserve restoration day is Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Volunteers will be clearing the trail and spreading mulch at interpretive stations. A lot of mulch will be spread and shovels and rakes are needed; volunteers are requested to bring them if possible.

The Preserve is located in La Crescenta at the north end of Rosemont Avenue, just past the chain link fence.  Parking is available at Two Strike Park at 5107 Rosemont Ave.

Those who plan to attend should wear sturdy shoes, comfortable work clothes and bring garden gloves (long pants and sleeves are recommended). Other tools and equipment will be available. Rain cancels.

CVTC Hosts Debate

On Thursday, March 19 at 7 p.m., the Crescenta Valley Town Council has invited all of the GUSD school board candidates to participate in a debate. Moderator will be Councilmember Mike Claessens who will present questions accompanied by one of the CV Youth Town Council members. Candidate questions can be submitted to

CV Town Council meets at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta.

New CVWD Manager Announced

The Crescenta Valley Water District Board of Directors announced the appointment of Thomas Love as the district’s general manager. Love will begin his new position at the end of March following the retirement of Dennis Erdman who served the district for the past 10½ years. The selection culminates an extensive recruiting process in which approximately 20 well-qualified candidates applied for the position.

Love brings a considerable expertise to the district including over 30 years of experience in public agency management, engineering, and operations in both the water and wastewater industries. He leaves a private consulting practice serving as vice president of Municipal Services.

Saying Goodbye to Chief Scoggins

The Glendale Fire Dept. in collaboration with the Glendale Fire Foundation and the Glendale Fire Fighters Assn. invites the community to a celebration of Chief Harold Scoggins’ commitment to public safety and his contributions to the Glendale community as he prepares to move to Seattle to take on the duties of fire chief there. This memorable event for Chief Scoggins and his family is on March 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Palladio.

Tickets are $50 each; please RSVP by March 16 by emailing Palladio is located at 1018 E. Colorado St. in Glendale.