January 8, 2004
I just could not, in all good conscience, ignore Sen. Jack Scott's article Dec. 21 in the News-Press. I believe the senator needs a reminder or a wake-up call for his article content. Our California Assembly certainly has not supported, nor has it represented, the majority of legal residents in this state. And I do resent the senator for criticizing our new governor, because he kept his promise to the people by reversing the tripling of the car license tax. This tripling tax was not acceptable by the majority of the voters -- and you, senator, know this!
August 18, 2006
The Christian Science Reading Room, of La Cañada Flintridge, invites everyone in community for a lunch time of spiritual refreshment. Those who bring their lunch can join visit the Reading Room for an hour of quiet reflection and prayer, or spiritual study and research. The Reading Room is a bookstore and library of Bible research materials and Christian Science books and publications on spiritual healing, which may be borrowed or purchased. The Christian Science Monitor is currently running its special series on Jill Carroll's kidnapping in Iraq and her eventual release.
March 24, 2009
A group of academic standouts took on pottery Thursday at Jefferson Elementary School, with varied results. Students in the school’s Gifted and Talented Education program have been participating in after-school pottery classes for the last three weeks, which have been a joy, they said, even though some were more suited for books than art. “I like it even though I’m bad,” said 9-year old Erica Garcia, who was painting...
December 16, 2002
The Roger Barkley Community Center is holding a concert for teens and by teens Friday featuring bands made up of youths. The Silence, No Thanx to Paul, Limitpoint, Girl Repellent, Running Late and Nural will start taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $6 per person, or free for those who bring a winter clothing item for the center's clothes drive. Refreshments and drinks will be available for under $1. Concert-goers should bring a student ID. The center is at 4469 Chevy Chase Drive.
March 2, 2002
Marshall Allen LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- La Canada Girl Scout Troops 104 and 616 invite the public to an Open House for the Bienvenidos Children's Center. The Open House will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at 183 East Palm, Altadena. Bienvenidos is a facility that serves children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect. The open house is not a fund-raiser, but an opportunity for community members to tour the facility, enjoy entertainment and activities and enjoy refreshments.
February 28, 2004
The Crescenta Valley Town Council's annual arbor day celebration is 10 a.m. Saturday at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave. The public is invited to attend. The council will plant a tree in honor of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Connolly, who retires this week after 18 years as community relations officer. The Bungee Chord Barbershop Quartet, Holy Redeemer School cheerleaders and the Crescenta Valley High School ROTC will perform. Refreshments will be provided by Ralphs.
March 10, 2001
Gary Moskowitz MONTROSE -- Artist Teresa Martin, a former animator with Walt Disney Studios, will demonstrate portrait painting techniques at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 19, at the Business Men's Art Institute Studio, 2228 Florencita Drive in Montrose. Martin is a painter, sculptor and draftsman who has won awards from the Oil Painters of America, the National Society of Arts and Letters and Women Artists of the American West. The event is free for BMAI members and $3 for nonmembers.
February 12, 2007
'Night Out' to raise funds for Alzheimer's Shakey's Pizza at 1133 S. Glendale Ave. will donate 25% of sales from 6 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 26 to the Alzheimer's Assn. for research into a cure for the disease. For more information about Shakey's Night Out, call (818) 246-9000. Chamber to mix it up at Tuesday meeting The Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce's February mixer will be on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bonners Party Rentals, 6935 Foothill Blvd., in Tujunga. Members get in for $5 and nonmembers are $7. Refreshments will be served.
October 31, 2006
Spooktacular will offer holiday fun The Montrose Halloween Spooktacular goes from 5 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Montrose Shopping Park on the 2200 to 2400 block of Honolulu Avenue, Montrose. Activities will include costume contests for children, adults and pets; trick-or-treating, game booths, entertainment, refreshments and more. Honolulu Avenue between Verdugo Road and Ocean View Boulevard will be closed to through traffic during the event. For more information, call (818)