LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- Descanso Gardens is taking registrations
for a five-session course in basic gardening entitled Digging Deeper.
The two-hour class meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays for five weeks,
beginning June 17, and will teach planting, pruning and gardening
Instructor Steve Gerischer has been designing ecologically sound
gardens for more than 20 years.
The course costs $50 for members and $60 for the public, and meets
in Classroom B of Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. Reservations
are requested by today.
For reservations or more information, call 949-7980.
LCF City Council to honor Fulwood
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- The La Canada Flintridge City Council will
hold a reception honoring Jerry Fulwood before its June 16 meeting.
Fulwood, who has served as La Canada Flintridge's city manager
since May 1999, has accepted a job as chief administrative officer of
Culver City. The June 16 City Council meeting will be Fulwood's last
session with the city.
The Council has named Assistant City Manager Mark Alexander as the
interim city manager.
Barkley summer session set to start
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- The Roger Barkley Community Center has
many summer programs available for children, including several new
programs and courses.
Two new programs focus on basketball and cooking.
Coach Ken's Basketball Camp will offer three weeklong basketball
sessions, and Chemistry in the Kitchen will give cooking classes on
New classes include Art for Tots, Sculpting with Joe, Printmaking
with Joe, and Cartooning and Animation.
Summer classes begin on June 23, and the center is taking
reservations. For pricing, class times and more information, call
790-4353, or visit www.rbcclcf.org.
VERT offers emergency preparedness course
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- The city of La Canada Flintridge's
Volunteer Emergency Response Team is holding extensive emergency
preparedness training courses for residents and business members of
The course will cover basic emergency preparedness, disaster first
aid, fire suppression, light search and rescue and disaster
Completion of the course, which has been approved by the Federal
Emergency Management Agency, entitles residents to join VERT.
Two sessions are being offered, one from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on three
consecutive Thursdays beginning July 10, and another that runs from
6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays beginning
July 10. The course is free of charge.
For more information, call 790-8880, or visit VERT's Web site at
Compiled by Josh Kleinbaum