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Orange Fest takes place at the Crescenta Valley Park community building and surrounding areas on Saturday, Aug. 15. Hosted by CV Alliance, Orange Fest will include an expo with a parent focus from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. A teen expo takes place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. there will be carnival rides, food trucks, music and various activities. Free to attend! For more information email

There will also be a drug take back event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. when old, unwanted, unused medicines can be brought to the community center for safe and anonymous disposal. Needles, lancets and sharps need to be taken to the CV Sheriff’s Station at 4554 Briggs Ave.

CV Park is located at 3901 Dunsmore Ave. in La Crescenta.

Job Fair for RNs at USC-VHH
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital will host a job fair for registered nurses on Saturday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the main hospital building, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale 91208. Experienced RNs should bring resume copies and dress professionally. Free parking. Continental breakfast will be served. On-site interviews will be conducted for openings in periop, emergency department, ICU and telemetry. Nurse specialists and nurse leaders will be on-site to meet the candidates. Pre-registration is not required.

For questions, please call (818) 952-3539.

Rosemont Preserve Open Gate Afternoon
There is an “open gate” event on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16. This is a chance to visit the Preserve and wander the trail and enjoy the tranquil setting, the wildlife and the natural beauty. Photographers, bring your camera to capture the late afternoon light.

The gate will be open from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Friends of the Rosemont Preserve committee members will be available to answer questions and show 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 trail should wear sturdy shoes.

This event is free to the public and suitable for all ages, no reservations required.  Rain cancels event. Sorry, no pets please.

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

Video Offers Tree Watering Tips
The statewide drought in California has had a negative impact on Southern California’s trees. The ongoing drought conditions have placed many of local street, park and private landscape trees in a state of environmental stress, making them more susceptible to attack from pests and diseases. The City of Glendale has produced a video to assist residents with proper tree watering techniques to maintain the community forest.


Golf Tournament Supports Sheriffs
The 32nd Annual Crescenta Cañada Golf Classic supporting the CV Sheriff’s Support Group and the LCF Chamber of Commerce is on Monday, Aug. 17. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m.; tee-off is at 1 p.m. Held at the LCF Country Club, there will be awards and prizes presented immediately after the tournament. Golfer’s package includes green fees, cart lunch, dinner, awards, tee prizes and contest holes. Those wishing to attend dinner and awards only can do so for a reduced fee.

Contact Sgt. Cynthia Gonzalez at (818) 248-3464.

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