IN Brief

Deadline approaching to submit cvtc apps
Candidate applications to run for the Crescenta Valley Town Council are currently available online at Deadline to apply is tonight, Oct. 9, by 11:59 p.m. Additional details can be found on the council website.

Rosemont Preserve Restoration Day  
The next Rosemont Preserve restoration day is Saturday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 am. Participants will be attempting to harvest some seeds at the Preserve as well as doing some maintenance watering for the tree saplings on the southern slope. Cooler weather is predicted (86 rather than over 90).

The Preserve is located at the north end of Rosemont Avenue, just past the chain link fence.  Parking is available at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave., La Crescenta.

Participants should wear sturdy shoes, comfortable work clothes, garden gloves, long pants and sleeves. No pets are allowed. No tools needed this week for the seed harvesting and watering agenda.
Candidate Forum on Friday
The League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank will hold a candidates’ forum on Friday, Oct. 10. The forum will be held in the Burbank City Council Chambers and will begin at
7 p.m. Questions for the candidates are currently being solicited from the public. Questions for the candidates can be submitted via telephone (818) 925-4598 or via email The forum is open to the public and written questions can be submitted on the night of the forum.

Burbank City Council Chambers, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank

Crescenta Commons Beautification Project
The Crescenta Commons beautification project continues. The community is invited to reserve a donor tiles – 6-by-8 inch handmade tiles that will fill two 10 foot diameter rings. The donor tiles will have personal notes from the donors.

Turf Removal Rebate Amounts now Double
Residents in the Foothill Municipal Water District service area continue to strive for water savings by removing their thirsty lawns with drought tolerant landscaping. Requested rebate amounts doubled between the first quarter and second quarter of 2014.  The rebates are now $2 per square foot for turf removed and replaced with drought tolerant landscaping.

Residents and businesses must register and pre-qualify for the rebate prior to starting any work.

For a list of all water-saving rebates offered, visit

Tickets are now on sale for the CV Chamber of Commerce annual recognition banquet. It takes place on Thursday, Oct. 16 beginning at 6 p.m. at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. Tickets are $50. Reserve by calling the chamber office at (818) 248-4957.

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