Letting the Rain Run Through Our (Future) Drought Fingers

Letting the Rain Run Through Our (Future) Drought Fingers

With all of the recent rainfall, communities need to find ways to capture water to save it for non rainy days; however, that’s easier said than done.   By Mary O’KEEFE Capturing rainwater has been a hot topic recently, now that California actually has measurable rainfall to capture, but for the Crescenta Valley Water District […]

A Time for Remembrance and to Honor – Armenian Genocide Remembrance Week

A Time for Remembrance and to Honor  – Armenian Genocide Remembrance Week

By Eliza PARTIKA   Armenian Genocide Remembrance Week will be commemorated in Glendale beginning April 20. This year’s theme, “1.5 Million+,” pays tribute to the enduring strength of survivors while honoring the memory of the countless victims of the 1915 Genocide. “The theme this year incorporates both the memory of the lives lost in the […]

Council Bids Farewell to Devine

By Julie BUTCHER   The Glendale City Council met on Tuesday night to conduct normal business and later to receive the official results of the most recent election and to swear in two members. Councilmember Ardy Kassakhian was re-elected to his second term on the Council; he was first elected as Glendale’s city clerk in […]


By Mary O’KEEFE   There is something very strange occurring to some sea life in the Florida Keys. Several species of fish have been found in the ocean “spinning,” oftentimes to death. I first learned about this issue in a report by Bill Weir, CNN’s chief climate correspondent. In his report, Weir interviewed long-time Florida […]


Not Only in Arizona After hearing that in Arizona a 160-year-old law is still on the books that bans abortion in just about every case I started thinking about weird laws that are still on the books in California. As an aside, it was decided that the Arizona abortion law is enforceable and, according to […]

HCF Applications Available

Vendors and non-profit organizations that want to take part in the Hometown Country Fair, hosted by the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce, are invited to fill out an application for space reservation. Applications can be found on the chamber website www.crescentavalleychamber.org. Click on the flyer on the website to be taken to applications. The Hometown […]


CVTC General Meeting The next monthly meeting of the Crescenta Valley Town Council is tonight, Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m. at the community room of the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd. Among the agenda items are presentations by local civic organizations and the election of a president as the seat is vacant.   […]

New Members Sworn in to GUSD Board of Education

New Members Sworn  in to GUSD Board of Education

  By Mary O’KEEFE   The Glendale Unified School District Board of Education welcomed two newly elected members and said goodbye to two longtime board members Nayiri Nahabedian and Jennifer Freemon. On the evening of April 4 there was time set aside for those in the district and parents and community members to say goodbye […]

Fond Farewell for Former Councilmember

Fond Farewell for Former Councilmember

  By Robin GOLDSWORTHY A farewell reception was held on the afternoon of April 4 in the community room of the Glendale Police Dept. for outgoing councilmember and former mayor Paula Devine. Devine, who did not seek re-election, was lauded for her years of service to the City of Glendale. Emceeing the event was city […]

Prom Plus Bingo On Saturday

On Saturday, April 20, Prom Plus is having a bingo fundraiser at Verdugo Hills Memorial Hall, American Legion Post 288, at 4011 La Crescenta Ave. The 30-year-old non-profit organization began after the 1991 death of a Crescenta Valley High School senior at an unsupervised after-prom party. Berlyn Cosman was attending an after-prom party at an […]

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