IN Brief

Sagebrush Vote Scheduled

The Los Angeles County Office of Education has scheduled the vote for the Sagebrush territory transfer vote for Wednesday, Sept. 4.

More details will be provided once they are released.



Rosemont Preserve Restoration Day

The community is invited to the Rosemont Preserve Restoration Day on Saturday, July 13 from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. to help protect the natural habitat at Rosemont Preserve. Volunteers will be tending to native plants, removing invasive plants, doing some light trail maintenance and watering and working on trails.

Wear sturdy shoes, comfortable clothes and garden gloves (long pants and sleeves are recommended). Tools will be available.

The Preserve is located at the north end of Rosemont Avenue, just past the chain link fence. As street parking is limited, please park at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave.

This event is free to the public and suitable for all ages and no reservations required. Rain cancels event. Sorry, no pets please.

For further information contact the Friends of the Rosemont Preserve at



Senior Scam Stopper Event Planned

State Senator Anthony Portantino and County Supervisor Kathryn Barger are hosting a scam stopper event at the Elks Lodge in Tujunga at noon on Tuesday, July 16.

The Stop Senior Scams Acting Program uses theater to educate older adults and the community about common scams perpetrated typically against seniors. Members of the acting troupe are seniors, ages 65 to 100, who have been victimized. They act out skits based on real-world scam experiences and follow up with Q&A and feedback from the audience on other scams and on the content of the performance.

Free to attend.

Tujunga Elks Lodge, 10137 Commerce Ave.



Wildfire Town Hall

Assesmblymember Laura Friedman will be joined by representatives from LA County Fire, Cal Fire, LAFD and more at a Wildfire Town Hall on Thursday, July 18. There will be an open house from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the panel discussion, followed by a Q&A, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Friendship Auditorium, 3201 Riverside Drive in Los Angeles. Large portions of the 43rd district are in high fire hazard severity zones. Friedman is chair of the Natural Resources Committee, which has wildfire prevention under its preview, and she is putting a significant focus on wildfire prevention and preparation this year.

She will be gathering leading experts to share with the community the latest information on how to be wildfire prepared.



Barger Allocates Funds for One Arroyo Seco Trail Project

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved $500,000 recommended by Supervisor Kathryn Barger for the One Arroyo Seco Trail Project in Pasadena. 

In partnership with the city of Pasadena, the project will provide improvements including trail development, safety and wayfinding enhancements, footpaths, seating, signage, an open nature classroom and an overlook area with parking.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Arroyo Seco consists of nearly 22 miles of trails and supports a vast natural ecosystem of native plants and wildlife species.