Letter to the Editor

There has been a lot of misinformation in the news lately about pending changes coming to the real estate industry and what they mean for homebuyers and sellers. As a dedicated Realtor in the Glendale and Crescenta Valley communities, I’d like to clarify any confusion your readers may have. Because of a recent settlement by […]

NEWS FROM SACRAMENTO<<< ASSEMBLYMEMBER LAURA FRIEDMAN

NEWS FROM SACRAMENTO<<< ASSEMBLYMEMBER LAURA FRIEDMAN

  Wolverines May Be Returning to California’s Mountains California’s mountains were once teeming with wolverines, a carnivorous cousin to minks and badgers but that more closely resembles a long-tailed, diminutive bear. Fur trapping, hunting and poisoning saw their numbers collapse; they largely disappeared from the state a century ago. Wolverines are still relatively common in […]

VOICE OF THE VERDUGOS <<< CRAIG DURST

VOICE OF THE VERDUGOS <<< CRAIG DURST

The Mystery of the Sunland Olives   Today’s local history story begins on a pleasant day in 1932, more than 2,000 miles away in the Muskoka Lakes region of Ontario, Canada. Some children were playing in a large yard when a big, fancy car turned down the long driveway. They ran to greet the group […]

Crescenta Valley Town Council » Frida Baghdassarian

Dear Crescenta Valley Residents, Our May General Meeting will be Thursday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library. The Department of Parks and Recreation is excited to unveil the proposed outdoor gym at Two Strike Park. Your feedback is incredibly valuable as CVTC has limited resources for Measure A Park funding. We […]

Treasures of the Valley » Mike Lawler

A Walk Through Montrose in 1929 (Part 6)   Let’s continue our time travel adventure. We’ve gone back to 1929, and we’re walking west down Honolulu Avenue. In our last episode, we had explored the Montrose Theater (now the parking lot for Andersen’s Pets). Let’s continue walking on the south side. We pass the Viola […]

VOICE OF THE VERDUGOs » Craig Durst

An Introduction My name is Craig Durst, aka the History Hunter. More on that to come. My path to becoming, as Mike Lawler has referred me, “his counterpart to the West,” began in 1990 when I moved to Lake View Terrace. I soon learned that the indigenous Tongva Village of Tuhuunga (historical spelling of Tujunga)  […]

VIEWS FROM THE VALLEY » Susan BOLAN

Dearly Beloved I love weddings, don’t you?  It’s touching to witness true love and the promise of a bright future together.  I always cry even if I don’t know the couple very well.  It’s magical, or at least it’s supposed to be.  We have all seen the wedding videos where something goes terrible wrong–the slip […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

To the editor: We are a group of politically diverse parents and community members who support Glendale’s public schools, which serve 25,000 students and employ over 1300 teachers and 1300 staff. For the past two election cycles, parents and teachers worked together to protect our community from extremists and candidates who failed to earn GTA’s […]

TREASURES OF THE VALLEY <<< MIKE LAWLER

A Walk Through Montrose in 1929 – Part 5   We continue our trip back in time with a walk through Montrose in 1929. But first I want to talk about a big change in my weekly column. Starting next week, I’ll be writing this column only every other week. The reasons I’m cutting down […]

NEWS FROM CVWD <<< JAMES LEE

NEWS FROM CVWD <<< JAMES LEE

Happy Belated Earth Day! Last weekend, we celebrated Earth Day at Crescenta Valley Park in conjunction with an event hosted by Los Angeles County. It seemed particularly apropos on the heels of Mary O’Keefe’s article in last week’s issue about CVWD’s ongoing efforts to capture stormwater at CV Park. This has been a project stalled […]

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