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Preserve Workday Planned
A workday is scheduled on Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Rosemont Preserve to help restore the natural habitat. Volunteers will focus on identifying and removing invasive plant species to allow room for the native flora to become reestablished, as well as some light brush clearance and trail maintenance.

Participants should wear sturdy shoes, comfortable clothes and garden gloves (long pants and sleeves are recommended). Those who have a shovel, spade, loppers or clippers should bring them along. Other tools will be available.

The Preserve is located at the north end of Rosemont Avenue in La Crescenta, just past the chain link fence. As street parking is limited, park at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave.

This event is free to the public, all ages, no reservations required.

For further information, please contact the Friends of the Rosemont Preserve at

CV Fireworks Tickets Now on Sale
Tickets for the 4th of July fireworks celebration at La Crescenta Elementary School are now on sale. Gates open at 4 p.m. and fireworks begin at dark. There will be carnival rides, ice cold beverages, live music and food trucks.

Tickets are $7 if purchased in advance; $10 at the gate after 4 p.m. Children 7 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at the CV Chamber of Commerce, Bob Smith Toyota, J’s Maintenance, CV Weekly, CV Insurance, Pacific Outdoor Living and at the Montrose Harvest Market.

For more information, call (818) 248-2271 or visit

La Crescenta Elementary School is located at 4343 La Crescenta Ave. in La Crescenta.

Climate Forum Planned
A public forum is being held on June 28, hosted by California State Senator Carol Liu, with a keynote address by California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. The forum will examine the latest climate information about what Southern California can expect in coming years and how insurers, policy makers, and consumers can work together to identify the best methods to strengthen resilience to the impacts of climate change.

“Insurance in an Era of Climate Change” will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Pasadena Central Library – Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena. Refreshments will be provided.

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