Golf course final EIR underway

By Charles COOPER The environmental impact report for the housing project proposed for the Verdugo Hills Golf Course is now in the process of being finalized, accord­ing to a city planning official. The solicitation of comments during the draft process ended Aug. 19 with more than 250 letters submitted along with public testimony, according to […]


ARIES – MARCH 21 – APRIL 19 Mars in cancer suggests that you want to make changes about the home. this is a good time to decorate, clear, and redesign the garden or perhaps do some decorating. mercury turns retrograde at the end of the week, so be more careful than usual when signing contracts or […]

Bruschetta with Tomato & Basil

Ingredients 6 or 7 ripe plum tomatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 6-8 fresh basil leaves, chopped. Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 baguette French bread or similar Italian bread 1/4 cup olive oil Prepare the tomatoes first. Parboil […]

The things your chamber does for you

NEWS FROM THE CRESCENTA VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – by Julia Rabago “Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” -Brian Tracy The Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce has been serving […]

Welcome new members

NEWS FROM THE MONTROSE-VERDUGO CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – by Marian Jocz Fire fire go away, enough already. Our men and women out on the lines need a break and the residents want to go home. The Chamber has them all in our hearts and prayers that this will end very soon. Our new 2009 […]

First Baptist Church of La Crescenta names new Senior Pastor Bill Flanders

By SHANA LIVIGNI After four years with only an interim senior pastor, the church has finally found their man. He is Pastor Bill Flanders – or as he likes to be called “Pastor Bill”. He comes to our community from Monday night was Pastor Bill’s official Installation Service with pastors, reverends and clergy from all […]

Labor Day at the MOVIES

By Charly Shelton Action. Sci-fi. Thriller. A look at what’s playing in our local theaters this holiday weekend. Its smoky outside. The fires are almost gone, but the air still isn’t breathable. So what better way to spend your Labor Day weekend than in a nice air conditioned theater taking in the great films that […]

Blood, Sweat & Cheers!

BY SHANA LIVIGNI BLOOD – Johnny Blood is a resident of La Crescenta and attends Rosemont Middle School. After listening to him explain his project with the Boy Scouts, It is hard to believe he is only 13 years old. This project was to help him receive the Eagle Scout’s ‘Life Rank’ – the highest […]

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 […]