Everybody loved our parade

By Mary O’KEEFE Another successful Montrose Christmas Parade has gone into the record books. After 34 years, the parade continued to keep its hometown charm. “There were 3,510 people in the parade. Of that 1,748 were kids,” said Steve Pierce, parade chairman. That total included 961 band performers, 84 animals and 114 vehicles. “We also […]

Shopping, Santa and a Christmas Parade

By Brandon HENSLEY, Jason KUROSU and Mary O’KEEFE Once again Honolulu Avenue has come alive with twinkle lights and holiday decorated windows. As shoppers walk down the avenue they will be greeted by Santa, with a “Ho, ho, ho” and a candy cane.  A horse drawn cart clip clops down the street while the sweet […]

Community gets ready for annual Christmas Parade

By Brandon HENSLEY While it is about time for “A Christmas Story” and the Grinch to invade TV sets across the country, the time is almost here for Crescenta Valley residents to once again take part in an event where Santa Claus comes early, only he’s in a helicopter instead of a sleigh. Yes, the […]