Forum being held for CVWD candidates

The Crescenta Valley Community Association will hold a candidate forum for the six candidates for the Crescenta Valley Water District Board at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at Dunsmore Park Community Room, 4700 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta. CV Town Council president Steve Pierce will be the moderator. The public is encouraged to attend and hear how these candidates propose to solve CV’s water problems.

Candidate apps now available

The Crescenta Valley Town Council is seeking candidates for the Nov. 7 town council election. Registered voters who have lived in the unincorporated portion of Montrose or La Crescenta (between Pennsylvania and Briggs avenues) are eligible to run for office. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month.
Applications must be received prior to the Oct. 15 candidate forum.

To download an application, visit For more information, call Cheryl Davis at (818) 790-0976.

SBA offering loans for victims of Station Fire

Low interest federal disaster loans are now available from the Small Business Administration for residents and business owners affected by the Station Fire. The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Los Angeles County and the neighboring counties of Kern, Orange, San Bernardino and Ventura.
Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, non-profit organizations whose property was damaged or destroyed by the fire. Disaster loan information and application forms are available from SBA’s Customer Service Center by calling SBA toll-free at (800) 659-2955, e-mailing, or visiting SBA’s website at

Plaque at hospital being rededicated this Sunday

The community is invited to the rededication of the POW/MIA plaque at Verdugo Hills Hospital parking lot entrance at 4 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 20.
This is the culmination of Boy Scout Adam Fletcher’s Eagle Scout Leadership Project.

In attendance will be the sole surviving sister of Sgt. David Demmons who is the honoree on the plaque.

The executive director and the council commissioner of Verdugo Hills Council will be speaking and the mayor of Glendale, a former United States Marine, has been invited to speak as have other local dignitaries.

The event is being hosted by Mike Baldwin, Adjutant of American Legion Post 288, and sponsored by the local Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Resident Jim Wilt will play taps and the Crescenta Valley High School ROTC will provide the MIA table ceremony.

Verdugo Hills Hospital is located at 1812 Verdugo Blvd.

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