Education bill signed into law

By Mary O’KEEFE On Tuesday the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1586, the Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act. President Barack Obama immediately signed the bill into law. The measure includes $10 billion in funding that targeted saving teachers jobs, and $16.1 billion in health assistance to states thus reducing shortfalls which will allow states […]

Station Fire panel meeting canceled

By Mary O’KEEFE The panel that was to be convened on Aug. 10 to discuss the decisions that were made in early hours of the Station Fire has been postponed.  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called the House back into session. “I will be calling the House back into session early next week to save teacher’s […]

Reininger recognized for volunteer service

Crescenta Valley High School senior Kaitlan Reininger received an Honorable Mention Award with Congressional Certificate of Recognition (2010 Youth Volunteer Award) for Outstanding Service to the Community from Congressman David Dreier. The award ceremony was held on June 1 at the Arcadia Community Center. Photo by Marlo REININGER

Congressman Dreier visits new library

By Mary O’Keefe On Tuesday Congressman David Dreier toured the La Crescenta Library with members of the CV Town Council, past and present, and librarian Marta Wiggins. The congressman brought about $1.3 million of federal funds to the table for the library construction. “I remember when Danette [Erickson] first came to us with the proposal […]