In Briefs

Recycling event at local church First Baptist Church La Crescenta is hosting a free collection/recycling event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14 at the church. Accepted electronic devices include TVs, phones, tape players, photo copy machines, household batteries, computers, monitors, printers, cords and other computer hardware. These will be safely and […]

Shots fired on Manhattan Avenue

By Mary O’KEEFE Glendale police are asking for the public’s help with any information concerning a call of shots fired at 5 a.m. on Sunday in the 2900 block of Manhattan Avenue. Sgt. Robert Breckenridge said that police responded to a  call of shots heard but was unable to locate any suspects or bullet casings […]

CVTC council ready to work

CVTC elections are over. It is now time to get to work. Crescenta Valley Town Council has some new regular members and two new alternates after Saturday’s election. Incumbent Robbyn Battles who had served last year as an alternate received the most votes at 214 allowing her to move up to regular council member. Regular […]

Fishing in La Crescenta

If you’ve been following the crime blotter in the Crescenta Valley Weekly, you’ve no doubt noted the increase in “fishing” expeditions in the area. Fishing is the term used by law enforcement to describe when a criminal travels down a street, trying car door handles to see if they’re unlocked. When they find an unlocked […]

Honoring those that served our country

By Mary O’KEEFE The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. On Nov. 11, 1918 a temporary armistice between allied nations and Germany went into effect in “the war to end all wars,” otherwise known as World War I. Back then the day was called Armistice Day, through the years and the […]

Certification, negotiation on GUSD agenda

By Chris BLUME Members of the Glendale Unified School District board of education heard concerns from the GTA at the Nov. 3 meeting. The meeting started off with Clark Magnet High School’s Associated Student Body President Dveen Babaian leading the Pledge of Allegiance. In front of his parents, ASB advisor, and principal, the board afterward […]

Crescenta Valley Town Council RESULTS

Crescenta Valley Town Council RESULTS

Crescenta Valley Town Council has some new regular members and two new alternates after today’s election.  Incumbent Robbyn Battles who had served last year as an alternate received the most votes at 214 allowing her to move up to regular council member.  Regular member incumbent Dennis van Bremen kept hold of  his seat on the […]

Crime Blotter

Nov. 3 5500 block of Ocean View Boulevard in La Cañada, a catalytic converter was stolen from a truck between Nov. 1-3. Nov. 2 4400 block of Rockland Place in La Cañada, a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle that was parked on the street in front of the location overnight. Oct. 31 4300 […]

Halloween Spooktacular

Ghost and goblins roamed Honolulu Avenue on Halloween night stopping at local merchants’ doors to receive candy. The annual Spooktacular event is sponsored by the Montrose Shopping Park and provides a safe alternative for trick -or-treaters. By Mary O’KEEFE

K9 fundraiser is going to the dogs

K9 fundraiser is going to the dogs

Sharing a typical day with the Glendale Police K-9 unit. By Shana LiVIGNI The Glendale Police Department hosted a fund raising event at Verdugo Park a few weeks ago when Officers Robert Wynkoop, Maribel Feeley, Shawn Sholtis and Aaron Hamilton showed off their highly skilled German shepherd K-9 partners Marlin, Yudy, Sam and Quwai. The […]