November 16, 2011
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. Area 1 1000 block of East Maple Street Vania Azurdia, 21, was arrested Nov. 11 on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest. Vickie Azurdia, 23, was arrested Nov. 11 on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Victor Azurdia Jr., 20, was arrested Nov. 11 on suspicion of resisting arrest. East Broadway and North Glendale Avenue Ricky Brownlee, 43, was arrested Nov. 11 on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and possessing a switchblade.
January 6, 2010
A Montrose man remained in critical condition Tuesday after being struck by an SUV and thrown 70 feet in the air on New Year’s Day, officials said. Joo Lee, 49, is being treated at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena after Friday’s collision in the 3000 block of Montrose Avenue, between La Crescenta and Ramsdell avenues. Police are still looking for the driver, officials said. Lee was crossing Montrose Avenue about 7:14 p.m. to pick up his daughter, who was at a friend’s home, police said.
May 25, 2007
The La Crescenta and La Cañada Flintridge Summer Beach Bus service is starting early this year, announced Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. Beginning Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, residents of La Crescenta and La Cañada Flintridge can ride the Summer Beach Bus to Santa Monica Beach during the summer months. "It's a great way for the family to spend the day at the beach," said Supervisor Antonovich. The Summer Beach Bus service costs $4 per round-trip for children and adults.
July 28, 2006
Local resident Donnie Bell is requesting a conditional use permit to build an eight-unit apartment complex on Montrose Avenue between Ocean View Boulevard and Mira Vista Avenue. Bell presented his plans to a land use committee of the Crescenta Valley Town Council on Monday night and drew general support, according to council member Danette Erickson. The project requires a CUP because of the ongoing study of multiple residential zoning in Montrose being conducted by the county.
August 22, 2008
Big Tujunga Canyon and Shelly Lane in Angeles National Forest, two Los Angeles men were arrested after deputies found a handgun and ammunition when responding to a “shots fired” call at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Pine Cone Road in La Crescenta, someone entered a garage and stole a purse and personal items from an unlocked vehicle; 5400 block overnight, Aug. 15-16. Colby Ranch Road in Angeles National Forest, a 2003 Land Rover was vandalized with spray-painted graffiti across the entire body of the vehicle between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Aug. 10. Pennsylvania Avenue in La Crescenta, the roof rack was stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway; 4900 block overnight, Aug. 12-13.
June 27, 2008
Beach Bus to Santa Monica ??9:15 a.m. Memorial Park, northwest corner Foothill Boulevard and La Cañada Boulevard ??9:30 a.m. Two Strike Park, on Rosemont Avenue ??9:35 a.m. Los Angeles County Library on La Crescenta Boulevard ??9:45 a.m. Montrose Ave. and La Crescenta Avenue (southeast corner) ??9:50 a.m. Montrose Ave. and Ocean View Boulevard (southeast corner) ??10:50 a.m. Arrives Santa Monica Pier parking lot ? Return bus to LCF/La Crescenta ?
May 31, 2003
The following information was taken from police reports: LA CRESCENTA Montrose Avenue and Ocean View Boulevard: A Van Nuys man was arrested May 21 on suspicion of possessing a deadly weapon. Police pulled him over for playing his music too loud and discovered his driver's license had expired and that he was carrying a pair of brass knuckles. 2900 block of Fairmount Avenue: A La Crescenta woman reported May 23 three secco palm trees, which were growing in planting pots, were stolen from her frontyard.
August 2, 2006
I enjoyed reading the article on a proposed eight-unit apartment house on Montrose Avenue in the unincorporated area of Montrose ("Additional apartments proposed," Wednesday). The main subject of the article dealt with one specific apartment project proposed by Donnie Ball and his son, Joey. I believe that the Balls have provided an excellent opportunity to bring two issues to light with regard to development and historic preservation, consideration of which might be worthwhile to the building trade and the preservation community alike.