Welcoming the 2021 New Year’s Baby

Welcoming the 2021 New Year’s Baby

By Mary O’KEEFE
With all the turmoil, fear and positive COVID-19 tests of 2020 and, unfortunately, the turbulent beginning of 2021, there is one tradition that not even a pandemic can put a damper on … the first baby of the New Year.
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital announced the arrival of its first baby of 2021. Born […]

Fires Damage Vehicles

Fires Damage Vehicles

On Tuesday afternoon, Glendale Fire Dept. Station 29 responded to multiple vehicle fires in the parking lot at Deukmejian Wilderness Park.
“It was one vehicle fire that [spread] to two other vehicles,” said Anita Shandi, spokeswoman for GFD.
There were no injuries reported. GFD and Park administrators were on scene.

Democracy Challenged in Washington, D.C.

By Mary O’KEEFE
As of press time Wednesday, one person had been shot and the U.S. Capitol was under siege by supporters of President Donald Trump who were convinced that President-elect Joe Biden did not win the Presidential election.
Scenes of protestors climbing the outside walls of the Capitol building, breaking through barricades and making their way […]

Looking Back at the Year in Review 2020: Part 2

CVW continues its looks back to a year that was historic.
June
With the pandemic shutdown restrictions slowly starting to ease, restaurants and businesses were beginning to reopen with new rules for diners and shoppers to stay safe and slow the spread of the virus. Among these new policies from the LA County Dept. of Public Health […]

Montrose Search and Rescue Gets Shot in the Arm

Montrose Search and Rescue Gets Shot in the Arm

 
By Mary O’KEEFE
Members of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept.-Montrose Search and Rescue at Crescenta Valley Station received the COVID-19 vaccine this week. Team members respond to medical emergencies and are front line responders. They are volunteers with the LASD and come from all walks of life.

Once again, MSR responded to a record number of callouts […]

Rent Relief, Eviction Moratorium Extended and Salary Bumps for Grocery Workers

By Mary O’KEEFE
On Tuesday the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to extend the eviction moratorium through Feb. 28.
Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and Chair Hilda Solis co-authored a motion to extend the moratorium on evictions in addition to expanding protections for renters. They cited the danger that evictions could lead to more families finding […]

2021 and COVID-19 is Still Strong, Its Numbers Growing

2021 and COVID-19 is Still Strong, Its Numbers Growing

“Noon the fifth day, Mr. Hooper, a Lockheed Ventura saw us, he swung in low and he saw us. Young pilot, a lot younger than Mr. Hooper; anyway, he saw us and come in low and three hours later, a big fat PBY comes down and start to pick us up. Y’know, that was the […]

Vehicle Fires at Deukmejian Wilderness Park

Glendale Fire Department Station 29 responded to multiple vehicle fires this afternoon at the parking lot at Deukmejian Wilderness Park.
“It was one vehicle fire that [spread] to two other vehicles,” said Anita Shandi, spokeswoman for GFD.
There were no injuries reported. GFD and Park administrators were on scene.

Situation Resolved of Man With Knife on 210

 
UPDATE 3:25 p.m.
The situation on the 210 Freeway at Lowell Avenue has been resolved, according to the Glendale Police Dept. It is being handled as a mental health issue, not a criminal issue.
The man in question had a large knife with him and, from his statements, officers were concerned he would self-harm. The Crisis Team, […]

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