CRIME BLOTTER

Sept. 14 2600 block of Prospect Avenue in La Crescenta, a black 1995 Ford Thunderbird was stolen. 1800 block of Fairmont Avenue in La Cañada, tools were stolen from a truck between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. 4600 block of Viro Road in La Cañada, several large appliances were stolen from a home under construction […]

Vehicle burglary suspects arrested

By Mary O’KEEFE Three suspects were arrested on Saturday on suspicion of vehicle burglary in La Crescenta. Jason Won Yoon, 19, Ji Min Park, 18, both from La Crescenta and Daniel Hong,18, from Montrose were arrested after a call came in from neighbors in the 2700 block of Frances Avenue in La Crescenta. According to […]

Council adopts marijuana moratorium

By Charles Cooper The Glendale City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a moratorium on the opening of medical marijuana facilities in the city. The zoning code does not list such facilities as a permitted use, but litigation is currently challenging a city’s right to ban such use. The moratorium, initially in effect for 45 […]

Student arrested

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 e-mail 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 […]

CVHS test scores remain strong

Glendale district administrators are pleased with the newly released Academic Performance Index report. The district rose 13 points to 830, with a majority of schools making, and some surpassing, the state goal of 800. Crescenta Valley schools once again performed well: School,    2009 Growth Elementary schools: Lincoln,      894 Dunsmore,     905 […]

Duck supporters flock to Americana

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY Americana at Brand last Friday was the site for the opening of duck season — the Glendale Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash (KIDS) season that is. The annual duck splash, this year being held on Saturday, Oct. 24, is the biggest fund raiser for the Glendale Kiwanis Club. At Friday’s kick off, a […]

Foothill makes room for military banners

Though the Station fire dominated the news for most of the end of August and beginning of September, the Crescenta Valley Town Council was also making news with the installation of three new military heroes banners along Foothill Boulevard. A banner has been installed for Nick Steinbacher in front of Pickens Canyon Park where his […]

IN BRIEF

Forum being held for CVWD candidates The Crescenta Valley Community Association will hold a candidate forum for the six candidates for the Crescenta Valley Water District Board at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at Dunsmore Park Community Room, 4700 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta. CV Town Council president Steve Pierce will be the moderator. The […]

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 […]