IN Brief


The Crescenta Valley Town Council is having its general meeting tonight, Thursday, at 7 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library community room. Among the items on the agenda is information on the first annual La Crescenta Christmas tree lighting ceremony and the possibility of medians coming to Foothill 
Boulevard. For details regarding the entire agenda, visit


CV Alliance is holding its quarterly Strategic Partners Meeting on Friday, Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Sadler Hall at St. Luke’s of the Mountains. RSVPs encouraged but not necessary:

CV Weekly and Prom Plus/Fire House are helping in organizing this meeting.

St. Luke’s of the Mountains, 2563 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta


The Crescenta Valley Town Council is hosting its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday morning, Sept. 19 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the quad at CV High School. The tickets are $5 each and available the morning of the event at the high school.

Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta.


On Monday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the La Crescenta Center for Spiritual Living, the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley hosts “Off The Beaten Path” authored by Bronwyn Ralph. This is a local travel book about the treasures in the San Fernando Valley. There are over 40 cultural landmarks, historic monuments and other points of interests highlighted in this guide.

All are welcome

La Crescenta Center for Spiritual Living, 4845 Dunsmore Ave. in La Crescenta (at the intersection of Dunsmore and Santa Carlotta).


The Community Services & Parks Dept. is expected to receive approximately $16 million in downtown, and near downtown, development-related fees over the next 12 months. The City of Glendale is hosting community meetings to hear from the public on park needs and priorities. All are invited to attend a community meeting to share thoughts and ideas on where and how to spend these funds.

Options will range from brand new amenities in existing parks (shade structures, bathrooms, community rooms, playgrounds, ballfields), to new parks and working with partners in the Glendale Unified School District to improve and open up existing school sites and public open spaces (after school hours and on weekends).

Please come out to the workshops and help plan the future of Glendale’s parks and open spaces! The meetings will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at Maple Park Community Center, 820 E. Maple St. and on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to noon at Pacific Park Community Center, 501 S. Pacific Ave.


Glendale Water & Power in partnership with AFTA Productions (AFTA), the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, and the Library, Arts & Culture Department will host “Water Finds A Way” community labyrinth, a temporary art installation highlighting the significance of water. The interactive labyrinth will be placed at the City’s Perkins Plaza at 141 N. Glendale Ave. starting Sept. 18. Residents can visit and walk through this symbolic concept centered around the importance and necessity of water.

Water Finds A Way will be on exhibit from through Nov. 18 with a community event on Sept. 27 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Perkins Plaza. The community event will feature demonstrations on water conservation and drought tolerant landscaping, artist talk, succulent swap, and a tour of the exhibit.

For more information, visit GWP’s website at or AFTA’s website


The California Dept. of Transportation (Caltrans) will continue intermittent closures of two lanes on the eastbound and westbound I-210 through Thursday, Sept. 24 each night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Scheduled closures are subject to change and/or cancelation.

Sept. 13 – Sept. 24

Eastbound I-210

·  Dunsmore Avenue undercrossing to the Ocean View Boulevard overcrossing – Excavation of the median barrier.

Sept. 13 – Sept. 24

Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

·  Ocean View Boulevard overcrossing to the Foothill Boulevard overcrossing – Install drainage system.  Note: Day and night time work will be performed behind K-rail.

Sept. 13 – Sept. 18

Eastbound I-210

·  Ocean View Boulevard overcrossing to Dunsmore Avenue undercrossing – Set median concrete base.

Residents and local businesses located near the freeway may notice noise, vibrations and dust associated with construction activities. Noise levels will not exceed state and federal regulations. Water trucks will be used to minimize dust during working hours.

The night time closures are necessary to minimize traffic delays and provide a safe work zone for construction crews and motorists while working along the I-210.


The Crescenta Valley Community Association will meet on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library Community Room. The public is invited discuss water conservation, El Niño and drought with representatives from Glendale and CV Water District. Light refreshments.

For more info, contact Sharon Weisman at or call (818) 248-4967.