By Mary O’KEEFE
Who doesn’t love pancakes? So what better way to spend a Saturday morning than eating delicious pancakes with friends and family at the Annual Crescenta Valley Town Council Pancake Breakfast.
The councilmembers will put on their aprons and pick up their spatulas for the early morning fundraising event.
Members of CVTC are elected by residents within the unincorporated area of La Crescenta but work for the benefit of the entire Crescenta Valley. They are the force and support behind many projects like the new La Crescenta Library. They also work with law enforcement, Caltrans and Los Angeles County Public Works to help make the streets safer around local schools. The left hand turning lane and additional turning lights on La Crescenta Avenue are due to their efforts. So was the four-way stop sign added at Briggs and Mountain avenues, even after a traffic study deemed them unnecessary. The council contacted Supervisor Michael Antonovich, explained the potential danger at the intersection and need for the signs. The Supervisor by- passed the traffic study and supported the parents’ and council’s opinion and the signs were placed. On any given weekend you may see several orange vested council members cleaning up litter around freeway exits. They keep an active website which helped inform residents during, and after, the Station Fire.
Their outreach and community support continues with the pancake breakfast as proceeds benefit the CVTC scholarship program.
The breakfast is from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Crescenta Valley High School quad. Tickets are only $5 and can be purchased at the event.