Week in Review Nov. 12 2009

Week in Review Nov. 12 2009

The Week in Review podcast is now available for download and web viewing.  Stories include the bear found in La Crescenta, the “Taste in the Foothills” event, the Jennifer Keith Quartet, and Veteran’s Day memorials. To view and download in iTunes, click here. To view on the web without downloading, click here.  Because this podcast […]

Meet Ivy Hopper

Meet Ivy Hopper

Ivy Hopper is a teen columnist who talks with authors and fans of books that are currently being read by today’s youth. This week Matt Shively, Nickelodeon’s True Jackson, VP chats with Ivy about his broken heart. Matt and I talked about a breakup code that is in the novel The Heartbreakers by Pamela Wells. […]


Nov. 9 Foothill Boulevard and Oak Grove Drive in La Cañada, Jose DeLaCruz, 23, and Cipriano Flores, 52, both of Altadena were arrested after deputies responded to a call from a driver reporting a vehicle apparently attempting to run her off the road.  According to the report, the driver was traveling northbound on Oak Grove […]

Robbery arrest made in Montrose

By Mary O’KEEFE Glendale Police are asking for any witnesses who may have seen a robbery on Sunday afternoon in Montrose. The incident began about noon when witnesses called police to report two men involved in an apparent robbery in progress in a parking lot in the 2300 block of Honolulu Avenue. By the time […]

Just another day in Crescenta Valley

It wasn’t part of the television episode being filmed on Foothill Boulevard although it may have seemed like it when a report of a topless woman walking up the street came into the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station on Monday. The call first came in about 9:50 a.m. of the woman in the area of Prospect […]

There was a bear out there

By Mary O’KEEFE A bear was found in the backyard of a home in the 2600 block of Prospect Avenue about 2 p.m. on Wednesday. It was eventually tranquilized and transported to the mountains ending an almost 24 hour bear odyssey that included barking dogs, helicopters and calls to the sheriff’s station. “Our dog started […]

Veterans walk the runway at Bob Hope

By Mary O’KEEFE Veterans came out en masse to support the Bob Hope Airport Veterans’ Day Runway Walk 2009 on Wednesday. The walk was led by war veterans from La Crescenta, Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena. Veterans Mike Baldwin, Nat Prescott and Jack Maison representing the American Legion Post 288 and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) […]

Our neighborhood

Deerpass deal finally closes One of the longest running property negotiations in recent history has come to a close with the announcement that the city has acquired more than 18 acres of open space in the Deerpark area of La Crescenta. The Glendale City Council reached an agreement in 2001 with developer Sal Gangi to […]

Victim rescued from shaft

By Mary O’KEEFE Members of the Montrose Search and Rescue team responded to a victim who had fallen into a shaft in Kagel Canyon on Saturday. “About 11 a.m. a 58-year-old man and his wife were looking at a piece of property in the Kagel Canyon area when he fell into a shaft,” said Jay […]

City hires census consultant

By Charles COOPER The Glendale City Council approved the hiring of a retired Burbank official to direct the city’s efforts to complete the 2010 census. Barbara Lazar will be paid $52,500 for 15 hours a week through May. She will work with the city’s complete count committee, which will meet every other Tuesday. Councilman John […]