Local Woman Remembered

By Julie BUTCHER
On Tuesday night, the Glendale City Council voted unanimously on the placement of a memorial bench and plaque and the planting of an Eastern Redbud tree near the children’s area in Brand Park to honor the memory of Lauren Anne Muñoz Geoghegan.
Lauren Anne Muñoz Geoghegan was murdered, along with her partner Jay Austin, […]

From the Desk of the Publisher

I cannot believe that we’re already getting ready for Thanksgiving! And how different will this year’s celebration be compared to previous years? Not only are we being instructed on how many people we should have in our homes but we’re also advised to just take the whole thing outside (if possible).
Since for many of us […]

Weather in the Foothills

Thank you for the wind and rain
and sun and pleasant weather,
Thank you for this our food
and that we are together.
                    ~ Mennonite blessing
Thanksgiving is traditionally a special time of year for families and friends to gather together, share their blessings and reminisce about years past. While this year’s holiday celebration might look a little different […]

In Briefs

CVTC Meets Tonight, Thursday
The general meeting of the Crescenta Valley Town Council takes place virtually tonight, Thursday, at 7 p.m. In addition to regular business items, the Council will discuss the Eagle Canyon/Channel Trial Project.
To learn more, including finding information on how to join the meeting, visit www.thecvcouncil.org.
CVWD Completes Line Repair
On Tuesday evening, Nov. 17, […]

A Welcoming Sign for La Crescenta

A Welcoming Sign for La Crescenta

 
By Mary O’KEEFE
On Tuesday a new Welcome to La Crescenta sign was unveiled at the northeast corner of Briggs Avenue and Foothill Boulevard.
Although it has been difficult to learn the history of the sign, according to Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce (CVCOC) President Mike Riley, members did find out some information.
“There was another [Welcome to […]

New Faces Coming to Council

New Faces Coming to Council

By Mary O’KEEFE
The results of the Crescenta Valley Town Council were announced on Saturday night. The top three vote-getters will be serving three-year terms; the next three will be taking seats as alternates each serving a one-year term.
Coming in first with 25% of the vote was Christopher Kilpatrick, then Jeffrey Rodriguez with 19% of the […]

CRIME BLOTTER

Crime information is from both LASD-CV Sheriff’s Station and Glendale Police Dept.
Nov. 14
3100 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, the front side passenger window was shattered and several items were stolen from a vehicle between 6:45 a.m. and 7:04 a.m.
Nov. 12
1300 block of Salisbury Road in La Cañada, a catalytic converter was stolen from […]

More Restrictions Planned Due to Rising Pandemic Numbers

By Mary O’KEEFE
Due to the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, Los Angeles County will be implementing new restrictions that take effect on Friday.
LA County is tightening pandemic safeguards due to the number of COVID-19 cases more than doubling since the beginning of November with hospitalizations continuing to see significant increases with an average of 900 […]

One Arrested for Illegal Discharge of a Firearm in an Occupied Building

On Nov. 15 just before 7 a.m., officers were dispatched to a hotel on the 1100 block of North Brand Boulevard regarding several gunshots heard on the fourth floor. Multiple people reported hearing shots and yelling. A male was seen leaving the parking lot in a vehicle.
Upon arrival, officers located several spent casings, a shattered […]

» USC Verdugo Hills Hospital: Aging Readiness

Aging Readiness
By Adria E. Navarro, USC-VHH
In the coming decades the number of Americans age 65 and older will grow from 15% to 24% of the population; by 2030 one in five persons in our nation will be 65 or older. The Foothill communities, according to the 2016 Census, show our older adult population has already […]