In Brief

Work Halted at Former Rocky Cola
A stop order has been issued for work being done at the former site of Rocky Cola Café. Permits were pulled to work on the property but inspectors found additional work was being done on things for which a permit had not been acquired.
The stop work order is for those things that need an appropriate permit.


Campfire Fun at Deukmejian
City of Glendale – Community Services & Parks Dept. – Trails and Open Space is hosting a campfire this Saturday, Sept. 1 that is all about the things in Glendale’s great outdoors that start with the letters A, B or C. Be part of the fun at Deukmejian Wilderness Park starting at 6:30 p.m. for craft time or arrive in time for the 7 p.m. start of the campfire program.
This event is free, but call (818) 548-3795 to save a place.
Deukmejian Wilderness Park, 3429 Markridge Road, La Crescenta


Rosemont Preserve Open Gate Afternoon
An “open gate” event is taking place at the Rosemont Preserve on Sunday morning, Sept. 2. This is a chance for residents to visit the Preserve and wander the trail at their own pace and enjoy the tranquil setting, the wildlife and the natural beauty. Photographers: bring your camera to capture the morning light.
The gate will be open from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and Friends of the Rosemont Preserve Committee members will be available to answer questions and present this community resource.
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. Those planning on walking the trails should wear sturdy shoes.
This event is free to the public and suitable for all ages; no reservations required. Rain cancels. Sorry, no pets please.
For further information, contact the Friends of the Rosemont Preserve at


Anniversary Event at Alex Theatre
On Sunday, Sept. 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. a free community event is being held at the Alex Theatre that celebrates the 93rd anniversary of the Alex Theatre and its connection to the City of Glendale.
There will be tours of the theatre, entertainment, prizes, food and drinks.
Alex Theatre is located at 216 N. Brand Blvd. in Glendale.


Annual Harvest Day at Deukmejian Park
The annual Harvest Day at the Vineyard is in Deukmejian Wilderness Park on Monday, Sept. 3 (Labor Day) at 5 p.m.
Bring pruning shears, bucket, water, sunblock, wide-brimmed hat, solid shoes and long pants and most of all … enthusiasm!
All are invited to join in the fun of that most joyous of harvest rituals, the grape harvest!
Deukmejian Wilderness Park, 3429 Markridge Road, La Crescenta


Friedman’s Property Tax Equity Bill Heads to the Governor
The California Legislature has approved a bill by Assemblymember Laura Friedman that provides property tax equity for all registered domestic partnerships. AB 2663 creates parity in the law so that every domestic partnership has equal access to full and equal benefits, regardless of where the couple originally registered.
Prior to the development of the statewide domestic partnership registry in 2000, several counties established their own parameters for couples to register as domestic partners, each with their own requirements.
Gov. Brown has until Sept. 30 to sign the measure into law.