He’s got nothing to “wine” about

It started as an idea more than five years ago. Lifelong foothill resident Tim MacDonald stood looking over the empty acreage just below his family’s estate high up on Canyonside Road in La Crescenta. Tim with his wife and five daughters moved into the home back in 1973 but it wasn’t until the early 2000s […]

Discovering a piece of Americana

As part of getting the paper out every week, I find that I have the chance to do some writing, much more than I did before as an editor. As an editor, I pretty much decided what stories needed to be covered, then found a writer to go and out and cover it. That’s not […]

Update on Station Fire

Update on Station Fire

Crescenta Valley residents may be seeing some smoke and increased activity of water dropping helicopters in the next few days due to the ongoing Station Fire, said Brian Grant, spokesman for the US Forest Service. “With the expected winds, high temperatures and low humidity in the next few days [the Station Fire incident commander] has […]

City prepares for dangerous seasons

Officials walk Deukmejian Park to assess damage while preparing for rain, wind. By Charles COOPER, Mary O’KEEFE OnTuesday and Wednesday this week, Glendale city representatives from various departments met with officials from other local agencies as they began to structure a plan on how to take care of a post-Station fire Deukmejian Wilderness Park. The […]

Montrose Search & Rescue Team

By Mary O’KEEFE Members of Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station and Montrose Search and Rescue were among those recognized on Wednesday by Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and the department’s executive committee for their efforts in assisting L.A. County Fire in the recovery of the two fire fighters who lost their lives in the line […]

Drug arrests made at high school

Drug arrests made at high school

At Thursday night’s Crescenta Valley Town Council meeting, Deputy Steve Toley told the audience of arrests that occurred at Crescenta Valley High School earlier that day. Toley first addressed the recent arrest of a Rosemont Middle School student who was arrested on suspicion of possession of a narcotic for sale. “The student was [allegedly] found […]

Deukmejian Wilderness Park camp program relocated

Deukmejian Wilderness Park remains closed due to the Station Fire. Saturday’s scheduled campfire program “Eight Legged Freaks” has been relocated to Dunsmore Park at 4700 Dunsmore Avenue. The program will begin at 6:30p.m.

Arrest at Rosemont

By Mary O’Keefe Thanks to an anonymous tip a Rosemont Middle School student was arrested on Monday on suspicion of possession of a narcotic. “We received an email on our school’s website. It was short and to the point,” said Rosemont Principal Michele Doll. The school staff and Deputy Scott Shinagawa, school resource officer, investigated […]

H1N1 cases in La Cañada

By Mary O’Keefe La Cañada Unified School District has confirmed two cases of the H1N1 virus at La Cañada Elementary School. On Sept. 11, 13 out of 20 students in one first grade classroom had reported out of school due to flu-like symptoms. Most of those students were determined to have the Type A influenza, […]

The aftermath of the tragic Station fire

By Mary O’KEEFE and Robin GOLDWORTHY The Station fire left few things unscathed as it whipped through the Angeles National Forest. After two weeks it is 62% contained and has blackened 160,357 acres. The cost of fighting the fire has now been estimated at $57,603,000 and has been determined as human caused. It is being […]