Dog Park, COVID Discussed at Council Meeting

By Julie BUTCHER After a holiday hiatus, the Glendale City Council started its Tuesday evening meeting hearing a COVID-19 update from Glendale Memorial Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. William Wang. He noted that two years into this pandemic the country is experiencing the fifth wave of the virus. Glendale hospitals report 51 COVID patients per […]

In brief

Rosemont Preserve Open Gate Morning An “open gate” event is taking place at the Rosemont Preserve on Sunday morning, Jan. 16. This is a chance for residents to visit the Preserve and wander the trail at their own pace and enjoy the tranquil setting, the wildlife and the natural beauty. Recent rains will help identify animal tracks and […]

GUSD Returns to Campus with Safety as Top Priority

GUSD Returns to Campus with Safety as Top Priority

By Bethany BROWN Glendale Unified School District students, staff and administrators returned to school campuses on Monday, Jan. 10 following winter break. They were greeted with newly implemented safety protocols resulting from the rapid spreading of the highly transmissible omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus. All students and employees were required to receive a negative […]

Newsom Introduces $286 Billion Budget Plan

By Justin HAGER After surviving a recall challenge just three months ago, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he was optimistic about the future as he unveiled a $286 billion budget proposal on Monday. While the plan is massive, about 9% bigger than last year’s record state spending proposal, it includes a surplus projected to be […]

Weather in the Foothills <<< Sue Kilpatrick

I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there’s a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us. Alice Hofmann – American, author of children & adult books Without […]

From the Desk of the Publisher <<< Robin Goldsworthy

Making a Difference  I was inspired last week after reading Susan Bolan’s monthly column in Viewpoints. She took the opportunity to highlight some of the organizations that she is involved with and reminded readers of the importance of taking part in these organizations. Many are non-profits that are driven by volunteers and without them they […]

Community Welcomed at YMCA Open House

Community Welcomed at YMCA Open House

By Lori BODNAR    The three local YMCA facilities held welcoming open house events on Saturday – perfect timing for those who made New Year’s resolutions to have a more active and healthier lifestyle. The public was invited to tour the YMCA facilities, try out various programs, meet the trainers/instructors and enter to win giveaways. YMCA […]

Menopause and How to Deal With It

By Mary O’KEEFE Menopause is a normal physical change in a woman’s life; however, not all women are the same when it comes to its onset, her symptoms and length of time spent in menopause. For generations, talking about women’s health, especially something like “the change of life,” just wasn’t done; but this time of […]

The Health of Our Planet

CVW is focusing on “Healthy Living” during the month of January and part of that coverage will be the health of our planet. We will be looking to those scientists, emergency responders, elected officials and others who are studying climate change – from those with boots on the ground to satellites in orbit ­– all […]

Portantino’s Mental Health Training Bill Passes Senate Education Committee

On Wednesday, the Senate Education Committee approved Senate Bill 387, a measure authored by Sen. Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge), which requires evidence based mental health training for school staff. “SB 387 is more important than ever, as schools are transitioning to in-person learning and teachers are encountering student behavioral health issues […]