• Motorists on Angeles Crest Highway were surprised to see actor Lou Ferrigno (also known as The Incredible Hulk) helping out members of the Montrose Search & Rescue Team. Ferrigno completed academy training and volunteers, on average, 20 hours a month with various section of the sheriff’s department.
• Harold Scoggins was appointed the new Glendale Fire Chief, replacing Chris Gray.
• Rosemont Middle School said good-bye to Principal Sally Buckley who announced her retirement after six years with the school.
• CVHS Prom Plus committee held its second annual Taste of Montrose in conjunction with the Montrose Shopping Park Association’s Kids n’ Kritters and Wags n’ Whiskers events.
• Bob Smith Toyota decided to move its facilities across the street to the recently vacated former Nissan site. The decision came on the heels of the third rejection by the Glendale Design Review Board to expand the Toyota dealership’s facilities on the south side of Foothill Boulevard. “This came from heaven,” said Mike Smith of the opportunity.
• Montrose businesswoman Stephanie Mines was sentenced to probation after pleading no contest to felony charges of writing checks with insufficient funds in order to inflate the value of her bank account.
• La Crescenta Elementary School was honored as a California Distinguished School. This was the first time that the school earned the award.
• Montrose Search & Rescue Team members Dr. John Rodarte, Mike Leum, Robert Sheedy and Lyle Koegler were part of a team of 25 that climbed Oregon’s Mt. Hood in support of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
• A special meeting of the Glendale Unified School board announced the appointment of Michelle Doll as replacing outgoing Rosemont Middle School principal Sally Buckley.