Crescenta Valley Community Association shared updates on several developments in land use issues during the March 23 meeting. The interim ordinance to regulate Accessory Dwelling Units has been extended through the rest of the year to give Glendale City Council time to draft and adopt a permanent ordinance. We can expect a bit more density […]


Thanks to the newcomers and regular members who joined us on Jan. 26 for the first Crescenta Valley Community Association meeting of 2017. We got caught up on several land use issues after our holiday hiatus.
We are nearly halfway through the six-month Exclusive Negotiating Agreement between Glendale and the Gangi group regarding the development of […]

News From THE CVCA » Sharon Weisman

It was a pleasure to learn about key ballot measures from the League of Women Voters Glendale Burbank chapter at our Sept. 22 meeting. Hearing from Anthony Portantino, who is running for State Senate District 25, and Darrell Park, candidate for Supervisor District 5, at our special Sept. 29 special meeting was equally enjoyable. CVCA […]

News From THE CVCA » Sharon Weisman

Glendale will continue with its current process of notification to neighbors of proposed developments like the recently rejected cellphone tower in Dunsmore Park. That means residents need to keep a look out for posted properties, check the city’s website for details of the planned projects and submit comments where appropriate. The situation may improve in […]

NEWS FROM THE CVCA » Sharon Weisman

Thank you to all who attended the June 23 Crescenta Valley Community Association meeting. The Wireless Telecommunication Facility, specifically a cellphone tower proposed for Dunsmore Park, was rejected by the Glendale Planning Commission during its June 15 meeting. Nearby resident and CVCA member Mary-Lynne Fisher is following up with city employees to get better notification […]


Info on Former Mix Property and Voting
The 28-unit condominium project at 2612 Honolulu Ave., the former Mix property, was approved by the Glendale Design Review Board at its May 26 meeting. The developer, Art Simonian, met with the local Montrose/Verdugo City/Sparr Heights Neighborhood Association, CVCA and residents on Sycamore Street over the past year and […]

NEWS FROM the CVCA » Sharon Weisman

There have been several developments with local issues this past month. The April 7 public hearing before a panel from the L.A. County Commission on Human Relations brought out a capacity crowd to voice their views. I hope the commissioners will be able to find a compromise based on the wide spectrum of opinions expressed […]

NEWS FROM CVCA » Sharon Weisman

CVCA is disappointed that Glendale has decided to issue a Request for Proposals for the Rockhaven property. Although all concerned express a desire to preserve the buildings dating from the 1920s and ’30s there are different opinions regarding the nature of that preservation. Adaptive reuse may preserve the exterior of structures while completely gutting the […]

NEWS FROM CVCA » Sharon Weisman

By the time this is published it will be after the deadline for filing to run for the Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council. The election is scheduled for April 2 so Sunland-Tujunga stakeholders have a couple of months to learn about the candidates and figure out who will represent them the best. Check on for information […]

NEWS FROM THE CVCA » Sharon Weisman

It’s a beautiful new year but we have to deal with the same old issues. The Verdugo Hills Golf Course continues to be threatened by inappropriate development. The latest small victory in the preservation effort is that the public comment period on the recirculated portions of the Draft EIR has been extended a couple of […]