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CVWD Hosting Meeting at Rockhaven

Crescenta Valley Water District is having a community meeting at the Rockhaven site in the 2700 block of Honolulu Avenue on Saturday, May 30 from 10 a.m. to noon to discuss the installation of a new groundwater well and pipeline.

The project is a joint project with the City of Glendale and has received grant funding under Proposition 84 – Drought Relief Grant.

This meeting will provide the opportunity to meet the CVWD staff working on the upcoming project, discuss the limits of the project, the type of construction activity, and answer any questions. The new pipeline will affect the 2700 block of Hermosa Avenue, and the 3700 and 3800 blocks of La Crescenta Avenue.

There will be refreshments and the CVWD looks forward to meeting the community. All are invited to attend.

TSP Accepting Apps

Applications are now being accepted for the City of Glendale’s volunteer Trail Safety Patrol (TSP). The patrol is made up of three units, the Hike Unit, the Mountain Bike Unit, and the River Unit. TSP members assist Community Services & Parks staff in protecting and maintaining the safety of park and open space visitors. They educate park visitors and trail users about the safe and courteous use of trails and park resources in the Verdugo Mountains, San Rafael Hills and Deukmejian Wilderness Park. They serve as an “eyes and ears” for Glendale’s police and fire departments and observe and report damage to park facilities, unsafe conditions, and police, fire and medical emergencies.

All applicants must participate in an all-day training on Saturday, July 11 at the Glendale Police Dept. Mountain Bike Unit and Hike Unit applicants must also pass an additional skills and stamina test.

Those who are interested can contact Marc Stirdivant, Community Services & Parks Dept., at (818) 550-4405 or at

GPD Open House

The Glendale Police Dept. is hosting an open house on Saturday, May 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Activities and learning for the whole family including rock climbing and face painting for children! Meet the K-9 team and see a real police helicopter on display. Free parking in Civic Center parking lot (enter on Wilson) and free food for the first 500 attendees (while supplies last).

For more information, call (818) 548-6452.

The police department is located at 131 N. Isabel in Glendale.

Fundraising Volunteers Needed

Second Acts Animal Rescue is a La Crescenta-based 501(c)(3) organization that uses 100% of all donations received to rescue homeless dogs and cats. Generous community service hours will be offered to volunteers who can help collect donations for the rescue via the sale of several items. Second Acts is seeking people who present themselves professionally and who love animals.

Interested individuals who can provide some information about their background (e.g. profession/student), their knowledge of animal rescue, and why they want to help are encouraged to apply.

This opportunity is ongoing and available immediately.

Note that the rescue is not seeking volunteers to walk/bathe dogs, play with animals, etc. This is solely for fundraising.

Please contact to set up a meeting.

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