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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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
By Charles Cooper | 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.
NEWS
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 ?
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
By John Drayman | 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.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 3, 2007
Last chance for Beach Bus is today The Summer Beach Bus makes its stop at Foothill Boulevard and La Cañada Boulevard at 9:15 a.m.; Two Strike Park at 9:25 a.m.; County Library at 9:30 a.m.; Montrose Avenue and La Crescenta Avenue at 9:35 a.m. and Montrose Avenue and Ocean View Boulevard at 9:40 a.m. The bus leaves Santa Monica Beach at 3 p.m. and returns to the same stops. The bus service will end today. The round trip costs $3 for adults and children and $1.50 for seniors age 62 and older, or people with disabilities.
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NEWS
By Katherine Yamada | January 22, 2013
Montrose, a 300-acre 'planned community' opened Feb. 22, 1913 and more than 4,000 people showed up for the grand opening. Many arrived by horseback or on horse-drawn vehicles, according to Carroll W. Parcher, writing in “Glendale Area History,” published in 1981. The developers, Holmes and Watson, promoted their new development in a large display ad placed in the Feb. 21, 1913 Glendale News Press. “Montrose, a few minutes ride up the Foothill Boulevard from Glendale, right at the junction of the Verdugo, La Crescenta and La Canada Valleys.” “Be prepared to buy a lot or two. You've made money on your holdings in Glendale.
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NEWS
June 13, 2012
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. Pennsylvania Avenue and Montrose Avenue A 60-year-old man was arrested June 9 on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Harvey Drive and Holly Drive A 25-year-old man was arrested June 9 on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Pennsylvania Avenue and Foothill Boulevard A 22-year-old man was arrested June 9 on an outstanding warrant for possessing marijuana.
NEWS
May 23, 2012
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. 200 block of South Central Avenue A 20-year-old woman was arrested May 18 on suspicion of grand theft. A 39-year-old woman was arrested May 18 on suspicion of burglary. 100 block of North Isabel Street A 19-year-old man was arrested May 18 on suspicion of vandalism. East Chestnut Street and South Louise Street A 26-year-old man was arrested May 18 on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance.
NEWS
March 2, 2012
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 700 block of South Brand Boulevard Gor Arakelyan, 25, was arrested Feb. 27 on suspicion of grand theft. 200 block of Chester Street Andranik Chezmetsyan, 21, was arrested Feb. 27 on an outstanding warrant for grand theft. 500 block of North Maryland Avenue Suren Hovhannisyan, 31, was arrested Feb. 27 on suspicion of spousal assault and an outstanding warrant for driving on a suspended or revoked license.
NEWS
January 18, 2012
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 East Chevy Chase Drive and South Glendale Avenue Daniel Montiel, 21, was arrested Jan. 13 on an outstanding warrant for burglary. 400 block of East Broadway Alejandro Navarette, 35, was arrested Jan. 14 on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Campus Street and Colorado Street Alen Babyan, 27, was arrested Jan. 14 on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance.
NEWS
November 25, 2011
  Margaret Crippen Wurtz passed away peacefully at home with her pets on her lap surrounded by loved ones. She was 98 years old. She is survived by her son Bill and his family, wife Cindy, grandchildren Kristina and Patrick, and their mother Theresa Wurtz and by her son Brian and his family, wife Kim, and grandchildren Michael and Cassie. Margaret was born in Iowa and moved to California at a young age. Her parents founded Crippen's Mortuary in 1928 which has served the community for 83 years.
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