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What is a Degree Worth?
On Saturday, Oct. 8 at 10:30 a.m., Hoover Zariani, manager of the Multicultural & Community Engagement Center, and Meg Chil-Gevorkian, Student Services coordinator of the Student Outreach Office at Glendale Community College, will present a workshop on What is a Degree Worth? at the Pacific Park Library, 501 S. Pacific Ave. in Glendale. The presentation will be in Armenian and English.
Admission is free. The Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Dept. has planned a series of community gatherings to inform and educate Glendale residents on all services and resources available at the City of Glendale.
All of those interested in higher education are encouraged to attend.
October Book Sale
The Friends of La Crescenta Library will be holding their October Book Sale in the meeting room at the La Crescenta Library. Over 10,000 pre-read books at next to nothing prices will be available to good homes. A “members only” presale takes place on Friday, Oct. 7 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. (visitors can join at the door) and the public is invited on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the general sale.
Find a great deal and support the library at the same time.
La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta
Vote by Mail Drop-Off Locations Available
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced his department has partnered with 70 city clerks across L.A. County to serve as Vote by Mail (VBM) ballot drop-off locations for the Nov. 8 Presidential General Election. Voters who prefer to drop off their Vote by Mail ballot in-person can do so by visiting one of the drop-off locations. Locally these are La Cañada Flintridge City Clerk, 1327 Foothill Blvd., Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Burbank City Clerk, 275 E Olive Ave., Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Glendale City Clerk, 613 E. Broadway, Suite 110, Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The VBM drop-off locations will be available starting Tuesday, Oct. 11 and will continue until Monday, Nov. 7.
The deadline to request a Vote by Mail ballot is Nov. 1; visit to apply.
Vote by Mail voters who choose to vote at their polling place on Election Day may do so, but they must bring their VBM ballot to surrender at their polling place.
For more information, visit
Foothill MWD Now Offering Rebates
Foothill Municipal Water District (Foothill MWD or District) announced the availability of rebates for conversion of overhead spray irrigation systems to drip or microspray irrigation systems. Traditional overhead spray systems often cause uneven distribution uniformity and lead to water use inefficiency. Drip systems irrigate with flow rates as low as 0.5 to 2 gallons per hour and place water directly over or near the roots of plants.
The offering of a spray-to-drip rebate will be for a limited time only. Rebates start at= $0.20/square foot for conversions that are a minimum of 100 square feet up to a maximum of $1,000 per customer.  A pre-inspection and post-inspection are both required.
Residents interested in the rebate program must visit to access an application. Residents are encouraged to read all program requirements and recommendations prior to applying. Please submit completed applications to 4536 Hampton Road, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 or email
Rebates will be on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are depleted.
Halloween Haunted Jail and Carnival
This fall the CV Sheriff’s Station is having its 3rd Annual Haunted Jail & Halloween Carnival at Crescenta Valley Station on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
This is a one-day only event. There will be game booths, sheriff’s displays and craft booths and a Halloween costume contest. Costume judging times are age 2 and under at 3:30 p.m.; ages 2 to 4 at 4 p.m.; ages 5 to 7 at 4:30 p.m.; ages 8 to 10 at 5 p.m.; ages 11 and 12 at 5:30 p.m.; ages 13 to adult at 6 p.m.
Twilight show (less scary lights on for little ones) is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and tickets are $5.
Tours of Deadwood are from
7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $8.
Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station is located at 4554 N. Briggs Ave. in
La Crescenta.
Sign Up for Clean-up Day
The 21st Foothill Community Clean-up Day is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon on “Make a Difference Day.” This volunteer community service day provides the opportunity for students, families, service organizations, businesses and other groups to “make a difference” by sprucing up the foothill community.
Participants are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and to bring work gloves.
For more information please contact Glendale Clean & Beautiful at (818) 415-7104, email, or visit the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce website at
To sign up to be a volunteer, visit
Note: Volunteers must pre-register by Monday, Oct. 17.
On Oct. 22 meet at Bob Smith Toyota, 3322 Foothill Boulevard, La Crescenta (south side of street). Pre-registration required. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch provided.

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