Letters to the Editor

Thumbs Down on Jordan Henry In 2022, Glendale voters resoundingly said no to far-right extremist Jordan Henry’s bid for the city council. Now Henry ­– who has attacked our award-winning public schools for nearly three years – is seeking the Area A seat on the Glendale Unified School Board in the March 5 election. Henry […]

Treasures of the Valley <<< Mike Lawler

Treasures of the Valley <<< Mike Lawler

Memories of Early Montrose/La Crescenta – Part 3 This week I finish up a wonderful set of memories penned by Bob Potts in 1953. Bob was the son of T.O. Potts, who in 1915 opened the very first store in Montrose at the intersection of Honolulu and Verdugo. That’s the building that recently housed the […]

News from Washington <<< Rep. Judy Chu

News from Washington <<< Rep. Judy Chu

Introducing Rep. Judy Chu I’m Congressmember Judy Chu and I am so pleased to now be representing parts of Crescenta Valley. I’ve been in Congress since 2009 and, in that time, I have represented Pasadena, the San Gabriel Valley and the San Gabriel Mountains. Though I’ve been in Congress a while, my roots are in […]

Treasures of the Valley <<< Mike Lawler

Treasures of the Valley <<< Mike Lawler

Memories of Early Montrose/La Crescenta – Part 2 I continue with a wonderful set of memories penned by Bob Potts in 1953. Bob was the son of T.O. Potts, who in 1915 opened the very first store in Montrose at the intersection of Honolulu and Verdugo. That’s the building that recently housed the closed restaurant […]

Letter to the Editor

Legend Lost in Glendale On New Year’s Day, the world lost renowned film scholar David J. Skal in an automobile accident in Glendale. Authorities believe that the head-on collision at Glenoaks Boulevard and Elm Street – captured by a surveillance camera – was caused by another driver who was subsequently arrested on charges of reckless […]

News from Sacramento <<< Laura Friedman

News from Sacramento <<< Laura Friedman

California Needs Affordable Rooftop Solar We all know our climate stands on the brink of disaster. Fixing that will be no easy feat, but it’s clear where the challenge ends and begins. We must reduce our consumption of fossil fuels and we must stop setting our own planet on fire. That’s so much harder than […]

Treasures of the Valley <<< Mike Lawler

Memories of Early Montrose/La Crescenta – Part 1 I recently found a wonderful set of memories penned by Bob Potts in 1953. Bob was the son of T.O. Potts who in 1915 opened the very first store in Montrose at the intersection of Honolulu and Verdugo. That’s the building that recently housed the closed restaurant […]

NEWS FROM THE CVTC <<< HARRY LEON

NEWS FROM THE CVTC <<< HARRY LEON

Keeping the Crescenta Valley Community Informed As the president of the Crescenta Valley Town Council, I am privileged to serve and represent the interests of our wonderful community. Also, I would like to congratulate the new vice president of the council Frida Baghdasarian on her new position. In this article, I aim to provide an […]

TREASURES OF THE VALLEY <<< MIKE LAWLER

Memories of the ‘Big Ravine’ Being used to smooth roads and level suburban lots, we often forget about the geography of the valley we live in. We live on alluvial fans made up of rocks and sand that poured out of the canyons above us with each heavy rain. On those alluvial fans gullies were […]

VIEWS FROM THE VALLEY <<< SUSAN BOLAN

VIEWS FROM THE VALLEY <<< SUSAN BOLAN

Change Is Inevitable … but I don’t have to like it. As many of you know, I have been involved in local community activism for some time now. What started with a curiosity about the plans to build the 710 Freeway tunnel back in 2009, it developed into a full commitment to fight for the […]

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