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Sharing More Than Just a Day

Sharing More Than Just a Day

By Mary O’KEEFE
As people entered College View campus on Tuesday afternoon they were greeted by horses, ducks, pigs and, yes, a camel.
Tuesday was petting zoo day at the school and as visitors walked around the front of the campus they heard a lot of ooohs, ahs and “Catch that pig” being yelled out by teachers [...]

Sheriff’s Run Over 300 to Remember Fallen Officers

Sheriff’s Run Over 300 to Remember Fallen Officers

By Mary O’KEEFE
On May 20 the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will begin a relay that will last three days and cover over 300 miles. For 34 years the annual Peace Officers Memorial Run has recognized officers who have given their lives in performance of their duty.
“It mimics the Olympic torch event. We will light [...]

Tension Greets Nominations

Tension Greets  Nominations

By Ted AYALA
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 [...]

Lacing Up My Walking Shoes

Lacing Up My Walking Shoes

“I walk for my father.” “I walk for my aunt.” “I walk for my best friend.”
This weekend is the 24-hour American Cancer Society’s Foothills Relay for Life event being held over at Clark Magnet High School. The Relay is a mega-fundraiser for the society, but more than that, it’s a way for our community to [...]

Weather in the Foothills

Weather in the Foothills

“The fog comes on little cat feet.
It sits looking over harbor and city
On silent haunches and then moves on.” ~ Carl Sandburg
By Sue KILPATRICK
Only a poet would attempt to compare fog to a cat. But, as I gave the quotation more thought, the similarities were there. Cats are quiet, often times drifting in and out [...]

Gluten Free Shopping Made Easy

Gluten Free Shopping Made Easy

By Mary O’KEEFE
Shoppers at local grocery and health food stores have no doubt noticed more and more products with a “Gluten Free” label. It is not a fad or a new diet craze. For many, gluten free can mean the difference between living a healthy life and suffering.
There are those who are allergic to gluten [...]

With Rumors of Deep Budget Cuts Swirling, CV Community Speculates and Prepares

With Rumors of Deep Budget Cuts Swirling, CV Community Speculates and Prepares

By Ted AYALA
Weathering the worst economy to have hit the country since the Great Depression, cities across the U.S. are seeing their treasuries depleted by falling tax revenues and little hope for near-term increases in income. Faced with this dire situation, local governments have been forced to shear services and funding for a host of [...]

Crescenta Valley Learns Lessons from Japan

Crescenta Valley Learns Lessons from Japan

By Jason KUROSU
“In the Wake of Japan: Are We Ready?” was the question Crescenta Valley’s CERT – Community Emergency Response Team – posed to members of the community. When considering a disaster of that magnitude, most people’s responses would likely be “No” or perhaps an uninformed “Yes.”
To address the realities of a potential earthquake and [...]

CV Schools Show Strong API Scores

CV Schools Show Strong API Scores

By Mary O’KEEFE
Students have barely put their number two pencils down from the most recent round of Standardized Testing when the scores from last spring’s testing have been released.
The Academic Performance Index (API) is an annual measure of test score performance of schools and districts. The scores range from 200 to 1,000 and indicate how [...]

Six Honored by Commission

Six Honored by Commission

By Misty DUPLESSIS
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) recognized women that they consider the “Jewels of Glendale” during its seventh annual lunch on Thursday, May 5 at the Oakmont Country Club.
Six outstanding women who have overcome challenges, have displayed courage and made positive impacts on the community were chosen as this year’s honorees.
The [...]


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