Vehicle burglary 
property recovered

By Mary O’KEEFE Detectives at Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help in identifying and claiming stolen property that was recovered after  arrests was made on Sept. 12. Det. Brian Tibbett said the property recovered came from vehicle burglaries that occurred from early August to the Sept. 12 arrest. “We have a […]


Sept. 20 1900 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, the driver’s side rear passenger window was shattered  and a purse was stolen from a vehicle in the parking lot of the YMCA of the Foothills between 1:50 p.m. and 2:10 p.m. Sept. 19 2600 Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, a women reported her wallet […]

Krekorian tops 
L.A. council list

By Charles  COOPER Glendale Assemblyman Paul Krekorian will find himself torn between Sacramento and Los Angeles for three more months as he launches into a runoff for the 2nd Council District seat in L.A. Krekorian finished first among 10 candidates Tuesday, with 34.7% of the vote. His opponent will be former film executive Christine Essel, […]

Businesses to get holiday funds

s By Charles  COOPER Two local business districts will receive an early Christmas present from the city, as the redevelopment agency voted to appropriate up to $7,500 for Sparr Heights and the Montrose Shopping Park for holiday promotion. The funds will come out of money appropriated for the city’s Buy Glendale program, which has been […]

CVHS and Rosemont students contract virus

By Mary O’KEEFE Three students at Rosemont Middle School and one student at Crescenta Valley High School have been confirmed with the type A influenza, H1N1 virus. Dr. Richard Sheehan, Glendale district assistant superintendent, has become somewhat of an expert on the subject of the subject of the H1N1 flu. He said he had been […]

Coffee with the COPPS

By Mary O’KEEFE Local residents stopped by Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf on Tuesday to have “Coffee with the COPPS.” The Glendale police pilot program is a way for local law enforcement to meet and greet residents in a relaxed setting.  Residents ask questions and raise concerns about a variety of topics from local traffic […]

Drug arrests made at high school

By Mary O’KEEFE Two Crescenta Valley High School students were arrested on Sept. 17 on campus on suspicion of possession of a narcotic. CVHS Principal Linda Evans said that two students were found in possession of what appeared to be LSD. One student was arrested  on suspicion of possession of narcotics for sale, and one […]

Walk benefits humane society

During the recent Station Fire, the Pasadena Humane Society took in over 370 animals when owners were forced to evacuate their homes. Due to health regulations, animals cannot be taken into human evacuation shelters, even if they are in a cage or carrier. Regardless whether a community was serviced by the Pasadena Humane Society, persons […]

County bans smoking in parks

The L.A. Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Sept. 15  voted 4-1 to ban smoking in county parks, beaches and recreation facilities. The no vote came from board president Don Knabe, who did not explain his position. The ban will include Crescenta Valley Park and Two Strike Park. Smoking will be allowed for actors and models […]

Between a rock and a mudslide

Between a rock and a mudslide

By Mary O’KEEFE On Wednesday afternoon several residents from Starfall Drive joined community officials to discuss their concerns over the falling rock and potential flooding due to the burned hills behind their homes. Although most of the homes that butt up against the mountains will face potential flooding and mudslides this winter, three homes in […]