Council Plans for Election Saturday

Elections for Crescenta Valley Town Council are being held this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the La Crescenta Library Community Room at 2809 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta.
Only registered voters living in unincorporated county areas of La Crescenta and Montrose can vote and proof of identification is required.
There are six open […]

Towing, Brand Library on Council Agenda

Glendale’s Brand Library and Art Center is on the cusp of a major renovation of its premises. Situated in the hills over Kenneth Village, the library – well recognized for the ornate, Indian-inspired architecture of the original 1904 building – will be closed beginning early in 2012 for renovations that will include seismic […]

Council Approves Altura Avenue Sale

Glenn Steiger, general manager of Glendale Water and Power (GWP), appeared before the city council on Tuesday to request that the city move to declare its property on 3445 Altura Ave. to be surplus property. Until 2002, the 29,000 square feet property, which sits approximately three-quarters  of a mile north of Crescenta Valley […]

Dispensary Ban Considered by Council

With a two-year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries set to expire in September, the Glendale City Council, with Councilman Rafi Manoukian absent, discussed imposing a permanent ban on such dispensaries within the city limits Tuesday night.
Though Glendale has effectively shut out marijuana dispensaries by way of its zoning laws, marijuana collectives and their […]

Tension Greets Nominations

Tense debate was held over the nomination and appointment of candidates – a total of 24 altogether – proposed by councilmembers Rafi Manoukian and Dave Weaver to sit on various city commissions and boards at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. Attracting particular criticism was Manoukian’s nomination of Richard Espiritu, a member of the […]

Council talks “Green” Amendments to State Building Codes

A $45,000 check was presented to the Glendale City Council at Tuesday’s meeting from the Glendale Rose Float Association (GRFA) for last year’s Rose Parade float. The check was for the city’s permission to enter the parade on behalf of the city. Fundraising, noted the representative from the GRFA, is already underway for […]

Public Works gives presentation to Council

By Brandon HENSLEY
The rain season is just around the corner, and preparations for it in the Foothill area were the main topic at the Crescenta Valley Town Council meeting Aug. 19 in the community room of the La Crescenta Library.
Christopher Stone, who represented the Water Resources Division for the Department of Public Works, was on […]