Crescenta Valley News

Foothill Water District to host conservation event

Foothill Water District to host conservation event

Foothill Municipal Water District invites local residents interested in learning more about California-friendly landscaping and the use of rain-storage barrels to an event set for Sunday, Sept. 13 at Descanso Gardens.

San Gabriel Valley agency backs up from 710 Freeway project

San Gabriel Valley agency backs up from 710 Freeway project

The San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments recently removed the 710 Freeway tunnel from a list of projects first in line for funding should a new transportation sales tax should be passed by L.A. County voters in 2016.

Crescenta Valley High's ComedySportz team volleys quick thinking

Crescenta Valley High's ComedySportz team volleys quick thinking

Crescenta Valley High School students were holding their first rehearsal on Wednesday as part of the school’s ComedySportz team, a comedy improv group, when the subject of their first game was determined — bananas.

City Briefs: Brand Library concert series coming to a close; teen night out planned

Teen Night Out will be held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday at the Pacific Community Center, 501 S. Pacific Ave.

Crescenta Valley Water District's rate model to be studied by outside firm

Potential changes to the Crescenta Valley Water District’s rate model will be studied by an outside firm, but officials are seeking feedback from the community as well.

Letter: An idea regarding vacant building in Glendale

Re: “Road construction left behind a ghost building,” Aug. 8. Has it ever occurred to anyone to just make the first floor of...

Unemployment rates rise slightly in Burbank, Glendale

Unemployment rates rise slightly in Burbank, Glendale

Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank rose slightly last month with government education and educational services reporting the biggest job reductions across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

La Cañada water use drops just shy of goal

La Cañada water use drops just shy of goal

Customers of Valley Water Co. in La Cañada reduced their water consumption by 35% last month, compared to July 2013, according to a release issued this week by the agency.

Glendale parents make plea for a longer summer session

Glendale parents make plea for a longer summer session

Several parents took their concerns to the Glendale Unified school board Tuesday night about students starting school on Aug. 10, which they think is too early.

Glendale Unified to extend superintendent search

The search for Glendale Unified’s next superintendent will be extended beyond the time frame the district had originally planned, officials announced Tuesday.

Montrose post office branch locking mail boxes at night

Dropping off mail at the drive-thru receptacles outside the Montrose post office can no longer be part of evening errands because the chutes are being covered and locked after closing.

City Briefs: Author to sign books in Glendale; electronics recycling event

Aline Ohanesian, author of the book “Orhan’s Inheritance,” will speak and sign books from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday night at the Adult Recreation Center, 201 Colorado St., Glendale.

Field expected to rise for Glendale City Golf Championship

Field expected to rise for Glendale City Golf Championship

On and off the course, there’s been plenty of build up leading to the fourth rendition of the Glendale City Golf Championship.

La Crescenta residents favor election change, poll shows

La Crescenta residents are being asked via an online survey whether they’d like to see election day for the Crescenta Valley Town Council moved from November to April.

Tiles put finishing touch on the Crescenta Commons

Tiles put finishing touch on the Crescenta Commons

The Crescenta Commons is finally complete as the last piece of the project — or rather, many final pieces — were recently put in place.

City Briefs: Panel of physicians to discuss cancer; meteor shower party

A program called “Cancer Prevention: Myths Vs. Fact,” featuring a panel discussion by five physicians from City of Hope, will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Adult Recreation Center, 201 Colorado St., Glendale.

Four victims rescued in pair of over-the-rail car accidents on Angeles Crest Highway

Four victims rescued in pair of over-the-rail car accidents on Angeles Crest Highway

Rescue workers pulled four accident victims to safety this weekend in two separate over-the-rail incidents occurring within a 4-mile stretch of the Angeles Crest Highway north of La Cañada, a member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday.

L.A. Times reporter, La Crescenta resident Larry Stammer, 73, dies

L.A. Times reporter, La Crescenta resident Larry Stammer, 73, dies

Many years into his career as a journalist, Larry B. Stammer found an opportunity to buy back and restore a cabin that his great-grandfather had built on roughly 100 acres in Fulton, Mo.

Granite to cede to new vegetation in Montrose

Granite to cede to new vegetation in Montrose

Hundreds of new plants will soon line the sand-like decomposed granite that now borders the sidewalks of the Montrose Shopping Park.

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