Hot August nights

When Robin Goldsworthy first mentioned the possibility of launching a new newspaper to serve the Foothills, I knew her idea would catch fire. Little did I know that today’s first edition of the Crescenta Valley Weekly would land in local driveways that are already covered with ash. When you’re hot, you’re hot, I guess. The […]

Fire fighting days gone by

As a history buff, I find myself looking over my shoulder at where we’ve been as a community as often as I look forward to where we’re going. That makes for a lot of tripping on my part. That was true this last weekend as my family and I watched our mountains burn. We watched […]


We thought we would take some space here and explain who we are at Crescenta Valley Weekly, our policy and our mission: Except for this week, Crescenta Valley Weekly will be delivered to your driveway every Thursday. We, like you, live in the community and were affected by the Station fire. We had scheduled what […]

Sports Schedule

Crescenta Valley High School Falcon Football: Oct. 2………………….7:00 pm at home vs Burbank High Oct. 9………………….7:00 pm at Glendale High Glendale Oct. 16 …………….7:00 pm at Hoover High Glendale Oct. 22 7:00 p.m at home vs Muir High Oct. 30 ……………..7:00 pm at Pasadena High Pasadena Nov. 5 …………….7:00 pm at Burroughs High Burbank Nov. […]

Meter woes return with new school year

The ringing of the school bells throughout the Crescenta Valley signaled not only the beginning of a new school year, but also traffic woes as seen here at the onramp to the 210 freeway at La Crescenta Avenue on Thursday morning. When the meters were first turned on at the end of the last school […]

City eyes well site at Rockhaven

BY CHARLES COOPER The city of Glendale’s water and power department is developing a plan for a water well to be built on the Rockhaven property, purchased by the city as a library site and recreation resource. Senior engineer Raja Takhidian said the plans are nearly ready to present to the council and the public. […]


Board gives final blessing on standards ordinance Anyone under the impression that the 10 year fight to adopt design review standards for Foothill Boulevard was surprised to see the issue back before the board of supervisors Tuesday. The board voted to approve the revised ordinance with the new standards, reflecting the actions taken at a […]

“Hot” off the presses

What a week to launch a newspaper! Welcome to the first edition of the Crescenta Valley Weekly. When it was decided by the “powers that be” to close our community newspaper in early July, Crescenta Valley businesses and residents were, to put it delicately, rather “ticked off.” And why shouldn’t they have been? We are […]

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