Ahead With Horses Finds New Home

By Agnes CONSTANTE and Robin GOLDSWORTHY Ahead With Horses, the non-profit organization that has been devoted to disabled, disadvantaged and special needs children for over 40 years, has a new address. Located in Sun Valley since the early ’70s, Ahead with Horses has moved to nearby Shadow Hills. The new facility is located at 10157 […]

La Crescenta Residents (and Dog) Featured in ‘Annie’

By Agnes CONSTANTE When Copper, an 11-year-old golden retriever chow mix, takes the stage at the Glendale Center Theatre, all eyes are on him. Copper stars as Sandy in the Glendale Centre Theatre’s production of “Annie,” which runs until June 30. Rebecca Thomas, a junior at Crescenta Valley High School, and her father Robert star […]

Funding Finished for Rosemont Preserve

By Agnes CONSTANTE At the end of May, community members pledged enough money to create the Rosemont Preserve, a 7.75-acre portion of land located above Rosemont Avenue. Saving the area cost $450,000 and fundraising efforts throughout the past few months have paid off, as the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy website reports that it has acquired […]

Weekend Fundraisers to Benefit Autistic Children

Weekend Fundraisers to Benefit Autistic Children

By Agnes CONSTANTE A local teenager and her uncle have organized two fundraisers this upcoming weekend to raise money to purchase iPads for autistic children. Dani Bowman, 17, is an autistic teenager who won an iPad in February after entering an animation contest. She decided to give the iPad to a non-verbal autistic child. Patrick […]

Natural, Organic Grocery Store ‘Sprouting’ Up

By Agnes CONSTANTE After a lengthy wait, Sprouts, a grocery store specializing in natural and organic food, is opening its doors in La Cañada on Wednesday at 7 a.m. “La Cañada was chosen due to the demand from local residents for a neighborhood-friendly natural foods store,” said Kim Rockley with Media Relations at Sprouts. The […]

Fish Net at First Baptist to be Cast Aside

By Agnes CONSTANTE For more than 40 years, the fish net structure at the First Baptist Church of La Crescenta has been an iconic piece of architecture. But over the past several years, it has developed cracks that ultimately led to it being determined a potential hazard. And by the end of next week, the […]

Reaping What They Sow: Making Music with Matthew Sikora and The Harvestmen

By Agnes CONSTANTE With his lips pressed against a silver mesh microphone grille, Matthew Sikora belts out the words to an original song he’s written: “Oh, yea I’m talking to you/Been watching you all night long/Yea, you see I had to unwind/Now that I’m good, now that I’m good/And unraveled/What’s your name?/I don’t care if […]

GHK Helps to Give Kids Smiles

By Agnes CONSTANTE Good hygiene is important for good health, and since February is Dental Health Month, Glendale Healthy Kids has been promoting proper care for kids’ teeth. The private, non-profit organization collaborated with the American Dental Association on Give Kids A Smile Day, which is held on the first Friday of February each year. […]

No Cotton Candy Here – But Fair is Definitely Fun

By Agnes CONSTANTE More than 110 students from grades kinder through six participated in Mountain Avenue Elementary School’s third annual Science Fun Fair on Friday, Jan. 28. The clamoring and bustling of students and parents from the beginning of the event to its end reflected the enthusiasm and appreciation toward science by those in attendance. […]

Marching to the Rose Parade Beat

By Agnes CONSTANTE Getting up at the crack of dawn during the wintry weather can be a challenge, but there were days when five Crescenta Valley High School students had to be up and about hours before sunrise. The group – one junior and four seniors from the CVHS marching band – gladly greeted the […]

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