Calling All Car Enthusiasts

Calling All Car Enthusiasts

Brand Boulevard will be the place for folks to check out a variety of classic vehicles.   By Clare BUCHANAN On Saturday, July 20, the City of Glendale invites the community to its annual Cruise Night. The event will take place on Brand Boulevard from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and will spotlight over 400 […]

Varied Topics on Council Agenda

By Julie BUTCHER “There was an item on the agenda regarding La Crescenta Avenue,” noted Councilmember Ara Najarian during the Glendale City Council meeting of Tuesday, July 16 that provides time for comments from councilmembers. “Then it was taken off the agenda. I don’t think items should be removed like that, without discussion. It just […]

Future of Rockhaven Discussed at Meeting

Future of Rockhaven Discussed at Meeting

By Julie BUTCHER “Let me say first how nice it is to see the city doing something beautiful in North Glendale,” one participant said during a packed, two-hour community meeting held on Wednesday, July 10 at the Montrose-Crescenta Library concerning immediate and longer-term plans for the former Rockhaven site. Nurse Agnes Richards opened Rockhaven Sanitarium […]


Telling the Truth When I was little I was told by my father that he wouldn’t abide having in his house a thief or a liar. I thoroughly absorbed that message and I remember telling my dad only one lie in my life: something involving an incident with the neighbor kid when I was a […]


By Mary O’KEEFE Over the weekend I had to stop watching the news. Now anyone who knows me understands this is a monumental decision because I am and have always been obsessed with the news. I read the Des Moines Register and Oskaloosa Herald every day from kindergarten well into my young adulthood. I couldn’t […]

The Chance to Experience the Films of a Bygone Era

The Chance to Experience the Films of a Bygone Era

By Hayden FRANKLIN October 16 of this year would have marked the 100th anniversary of the Montrose Theater. Though barely remembered, the theater was at one point the centerpiece of the downtown Montrose area. Fashioned in the Spanish Revival style the theater hosted vaudeville shows and silent films in its early days; then as cinema […]

In brief

CVCA to Meet July 25 The Crescenta Valley Community Association will have its meeting on Thursday, July 25. This month the meeting is in person in the community room at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd. The CV Water District will give a presentation at 7 p.m. on PFAS, an emerging water quality issue. Beforehand, […]

Crime blotter

July 13 700 block of Angeles Crest Highway in Angeles National Forest, a couple parked their vehicle in a parking lot at the location and left for a hike. When they returned they discovered the driver’s side door lock cylinder was missing and several items from inside their vehicle had been stolen. The vehicle burglary […]

Changes Proposed to the LA County Board of Supervisors

By Mary O’KEEFE   Depending on what voters determine in November, Los Angeles County may be facing some major changes. LA County Supervisors Lindsey Horvath and Janice Hahn proposed a measure that would increase the current five member board to nine members and create a countywide elected executive position … a county mayor. At present, […]

GUSD Announces Impasse in Negotiations with GTA

By Mary O’KEEFE At the July 9 Glendale Unified School District’s school board meeting it was announced that the board had decided to call an impasse with the Glendale Teacher’s Association (GTA) regarding contract negotiations. “I was shocked that the district called an impasse,” said Taline Arsenian, GTA president. GUSD had a bargaining date set […]

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