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CVTC Meeting
The Crescenta Valley Town Council meets tonight, Thursday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library. On the agenda is information on how to protect trees during a drought and collecting comments from the community on how to beautify Foothill Boulevard.

La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta

Glendale Downtown Market on Hiatus
Downtown Glendale Association board has accepted the recommendation of the market manager and will take a holiday hiatus for the Downtown Market effective immediately.

Rick Lemmo, president of the DGA, said that the start of construction on an adjacent street would adversely affect the traffic to the market, which is located at 200 N. Maryland in the parking lot of the First Baptist church. The DGA plans to assess all options and suggestions throughout this coming winter season and reopen a new and improved market in spring 2015.

Lemmo thanked the market operator, Carole Gallegos, and the dozens of merchants who came to the market each week.

Among the DGA’s many activities are the hiring and supervision of the Downtown Glendale ambassadors who clean the streets, and decorating the downtown corners for the fall and holiday seasons.

Pickers Coming to CV
“American Pickers,” a reality program about antique “picking” by skilled pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, is coming to the Crescenta Valley area. The show follows the pair’s search of America’s most valuable antiques from motorcycles, classic cars and bicycles to one-of-a-kind vintage memorabilia.

Anyone who has items that they would like Wolfe and Fritz to look over can email their name, phone number, city, state and a description of the collection to or call and leave a message at 1-855-OLD-RUST. The CV Chamber of Commerce has more information regarding the items “American Pickers” are looking for. The chamber’s phone number is (818) 248-4957.

Babysitting Classes at USC VHH
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital’s (USC-VHH) family education program offers babysitting classes that are tailored to boys and girls who are 11 to 15 years of age. Upcoming babysitting class will be held on Saturday, Dec. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the hospital council room on the fourth floor.

The babysitting class is an interactive course that teaches participants valuable skills, including infant/child CPR, basic first aid, home/auto safety, accident prevention, telephone skills, safety tips, when to call 911, poison control, fire/earthquake plans and other helpful childcare advice. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive an infant/child CPR participation card and a babysitting certificate.

Class fee is $45 per person. Reservations are required. For more information or to register, call (818) 952-2272. To learn about services and physicians at USC-VHH, visit

USC-VHH is located at 1812 Verdugo Boulevard in Glendale 91208.

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