DRIVE TO BENEFIT DGF A blood and marrow drive is being held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 19 at St. James Catholic Church, 4635 Dunsmore Ave. The drive benefits the Desi Geestman Foundation. CARING FOR LOCAL HERITAGE OAK TREES The Heritage oak trees of the Crescenta Valley are protected by law […]

Time to move at the YMCA

America On the Move Week with the YMCA focuses on engaging people of all ages in programs that emphasize energy balance – a balance between the amount of calories eaten and the amount of calories burned through physical activity. Research from America On the Move Foundation (AOM), a national non-profit with the aim of improving […]


OPENING DAY CEREMONY »AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) held its opening day ceremony on Sunday at Glendale Community College. Teams marched in front of about 1,000 fans and families as they kicked off their new 2009-10 soccer season. Check our website for more pictures of the day’s events.

Falcons pound Dons in pre-season opener

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY Whether it was preseason jitters or lack of a full padding Hell Week due to the Station fire, the CV Falcons collected as many penalties as points during Friday night’s game against the Verdugo Hills Dons at Moyse Field. Yes, it’s true that the match against the Dons wasn’t much of a […]

Back To School Schedule

CV High School Back to School Night: Sept. 17 starting at 7:00 p.m. Holy Redeemer School Parent Orientation Back to School night for grades 5-8. Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. Valley View Back to School Picnic Sept. 18. Check school for time. Dunsmore Elementary Back to School Night: Sept. 22 starting at 6:30 p.m. Fremont […]

Putting the ‘new’ in newspaper

It seems like only yesterday folks could pick up the CV Sun newspaper every Friday morning and peruse the pages to catch up on the happenings in this usually serene suburbia we call home. That ended when the Sun’s distant corporate owners (a major metropolitan newspaper whose subscriber base is in free fall, I might […]

What the fire left behind

In my capacity as “prez” of the local historical society, I often get calls from locals asking me to come and look at some cool old thing they found in their attic or yard. Last week I got just such a call from Glendale Park Naturalist Eric Grossman, urging me to come up to Deukmejian […]


Sept. 14 2600 block of Prospect Avenue in La Crescenta, a black 1995 Ford Thunderbird was stolen. 1800 block of Fairmont Avenue in La Cañada, tools were stolen from a truck between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. 4600 block of Viro Road in La Cañada, several large appliances were stolen from a home under construction […]

Council adopts marijuana moratorium

By Charles Cooper The Glendale City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a moratorium on the opening of medical marijuana facilities in the city. The zoning code does not list such facilities as a permitted use, but litigation is currently challenging a city’s right to ban such use. The moratorium, initially in effect for 45 […]

CVHS test scores remain strong

Glendale district administrators are pleased with the newly released Academic Performance Index report. The district rose 13 points to 830, with a majority of schools making, and some surpassing, the state goal of 800. Crescenta Valley schools once again performed well: School,    2009 Growth Elementary schools: Lincoln,      894 Dunsmore,     905 […]