Tradition Kept Alive Helps Those In Need

Tradition Kept Alive Helps Those In Need

By Mary O’KEEFE
During the pandemic, some traditions are being adjusted while others are completely canceled due to COVID-19. However, the one constant that remains is providing food for those in need. To help meet that need Boy Scouts of America has kept their Scouting For Food tradition alive and this year has received many more […]

Weather in the Foothils

“We have thousands of opportunities every day to be grateful: for having good weather … to be healthy, to have enough to eat. … There’s opportunity upon opportunity to be grateful; that’s what life is.”
~ David Steindl-Rast
Thanksgiving Day 2020 – a time when dinner conversation may drift from gratefulness to politics, pandemics and PPE. Casual […]

From the Desk of the Publisher

Out in the Cold? Not Allowed
This week, with little notice, the Powers That Be (capitalized for importance) declared that due to increased COVID-19 numbers in the County of Los Angeles, in-person dining at restaurants, wineries and breweries would be prohibited as of 10 p.m. on Wednesday night.
Happy Thanksgiving.
I was concerned when the cold weather started […]

Stronger Together, Local Schools Fill Pantry and Provide Gift Baskets

Stronger Together, Local Schools Fill Pantry and Provide Gift Baskets

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY
It started with the idea of baskets – specifically Thanksgiving baskets.
Alexandra DiRuscio, PTA president of Glenoaks Elementary School, with her PTA members was considering creating Thanksgiving meal baskets for those in need within their school community. Knowing that the Glendale Unified School District works closely with families in need, DiRuscio called Dr. Ilin […]

One Arrested for Burglary and Burglary Tools

On Nov. 18 just after 4 a.m., a patrol officer conducted a traffic stop in the area of Bel Aire Drive and Western Avenue on a vehicle for having tinted front windows and no front or rear license plates. The officer contacted the driver, identified as 19-year-old Omar Brito of Los Angeles, for the violations.
Brito […]

Supervisor Barger Opposes Unnecessary Restrictions

To prevent unnecessary hardship for residents and businesses throughout Los Angeles County, Supervisor Kathryn Barger will oppose the Dept. of Public Health’s decision to prohibit outdoor dining and further restrictions including another Safer at Home Order, instead calling to align with the State of California’s health orders.
“These proposed measures by the Dept. of Public Health […]

Modified Health Officer Order Restricting Dining

As new COVID-19 cases remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continue to increase, the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be modified to restrict dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars as the five-day average of new cases increased to more than 4,000 cases. The modified order will take effect […]

BREAKING NEWS: State Issues Limited Stay at Home Order to Slow Spread of COVID-19

In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Dept. of Public Health (CDPH) today, Thursday, Nov. 19, announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gatherings stop between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. in counties in the purple tier. […]

American Legion Holds Groundbreaking

American Legion Holds Groundbreaking

 
By Mary O’KEEFE
The organization that helps so many celebrated those who support it when it broke ground on long-awaited work on its parking lot.
Last week, on Veterans Day, the American Legion Post 288 broke ground for the reconstruction of its parking lot located adjacent to the lodge on La Crescenta Avenue.
“We are coming together today […]

Bolder Crime Happening in the Area

Bolder Crime Happening in the Area

By Mary O’KEEFE
There have been several incidents in the Glendale and Montrose areas that have been receiving the attention of the public and local leaders.
At Harvest Market on Sunday a man refused to wear a mask, which is an LA County Public Health Order, and subject to fines from $400 to $2,000 from the City […]