In Briefs

GPD Having Ribbon-Cutting, Open House
The Glendale Police Dept. is having a ribbon-cutting today, Thursday, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. for its police museum. The museum features a variety of historical police memorabilia collected over the years.
On Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the department is hosting an open house. The free event features officers from various GPD units, including air support and K9.
Both events take place at the station located at 131 N. Isabel St. in Glendale.


Rosemont Preserve Restoration Day
All are invited on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. to help protect the natural habitat at the Rosemont Preserve. Volunteers are needed to water the new trees and remove non-native plants.
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, park at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave. in La Crescenta.
This event is free to the public and suitable for all ages; no reservations required. Rain cancels event. Sorry, no pets please.
For further information, contact the Friends of the Rosemont Preserve at


GWP Utility Day 2018
The public is invited to the Glendale Water and Power Utility Day on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will be tours of the plant and facilities at 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. plus free food and refreshments (while supplies last), rides in the utility bucket truck and more.
The GWP event takes place at 800 Air Way in Glendale. Free parking available on Flower Street; free admission.


Shelton Speaking at Historical Society Meeting
On Monday, Oct. 15, the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley presents Rock-rescenta! The Geology and Paleontology of the Crescenta Valley. Local geologist Charly Shelton will explain how all these rocks got here and some gems about local fossil beds.
The Historical Society meets at the Center for Spiritual Living-La Crescenta 4845, Dunsmore Ave. at the corner of Dunsmore and Santa Carlotta avenues at 7 p.m.


Public Forum Planned On Domestic Violence
YWCA Glendale, the City of Glendale Commission on the Status of Women, and the Office of Assemblymember Laura Friedman will host “Together We Can Break the Silence: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Community Forum and Candle Lighting Ceremony” on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Glendale Central Library. Free and open to the public, event panelists and attendees will discuss issues of violence in the community, including how to help those affected and preventing further violence.
Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale


Free Technology Workshop for Drivers
On Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. another free Smart DriverTEK Workshop is being held at Bob Smith Toyota.
The community is invited to take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the personal and community value technology is bringing in terms of driver pleasure, performance and safety in new automobiles.
Bob Smith Toyota, 3333 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta