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NEWS
June 20, 2005
Mark R. Madler Republicans from Glendale and Burbank celebrated 70 years of the its assembly organization Saturday with an eye on rejuvenating the party and getting party candidates into office. About 70 people gathered at the hillside home of Sal and Roberta Gangi for live music, barbecued food and mingling with fellow party members in the rear yard that looked onto the San Gabriel Mountains. "The energy is here," said Larry Zarian, a past president of the Glendale-Burbank Republican Assembly, told the crowd.
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NEWS
July 23, 2005
The House of Representatives Friday approved a bill raising the spending cap for NASA and its Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge, Rep. David Dreier announced. H.R. 3070, sponsored by Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Corona), establishes spending levels for the agency and its programs and authorizes an increase from $6.87 billion to $7.33 billion for the Science Directorate, which funds large portion of the laboratory's budget. "JPL has been the hero here as far as keeping NASA propped up with its deep impact and robotic space programs," Calvert said.
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By Jean Merl | March 1, 2014
Southern California braced for more rain -- and possible tornadoes and thunderstorms -- Saturday afternoon from a powerful Pacific storm that earlier prompted evacuations in several fire-ravaged hillside communities, the Los Angeles Times reports.  Those areas so far have managed to escape any major damage, but mandatory evacuation orders remained in place for parts of Glendora, Monrovia and Azusa. Early Saturday mud from an unstable hillside in Azusa oozed into the backyard of one home.
NEWS
April 14, 2006
AAHA Honors Hillcrest Pet Hospital The American Animal Hospital Association honored Hillcrest Pet Hospital for its 25-year commitment to excellence in small animal care on March 21 at AAHA's Yearly Conference in Long Beach. Hillcrest Pet Hospital, located in Glendale, has been an AAHA hospital member since 1981. The hospital has undergone regular evaluations by AAHA practice consultants who visit hospitals to ensure compliance with AAHA standards in many areas of practice, from surgery to diagnostic imaging.
NEWS
October 28, 2005
Where Are La Crescenta's Hiking Trails? By Mike Lawler Unincorporated La Crescenta currently has no recreational hiking trails available to the public. On the western portion of the Crescenta Valley, the City of Glendale, with the help of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, has developed a beautiful park with a network of trails criss-crossing Dunsmore and Cooks canyons. On the east side, the City of La Cañada Flintridge, again with the help of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, has embarked on an ambitious crusade of open space acquisition, and has worked with various governmental agencies to have trails built though each new purchase, and to have old trails maintained.
NEWS
October 12, 2007
This fall the Council has been wrapping up projects from this year and gearing up for our election, which will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3 in the Crescenta Valley High School Career Center, 2900 Community Avenue, one block below Foothill Blvd, between Ramsdell and Glenwood Avenues. One topic of interest these past few months has been the continuing saga of the unleashed dogs at Two Strike and CV Parks. LA County Police Captain Paul Gallo spoke to the Council and public regarding the increase of patrols and enforcement of the leash law at these two parks.
NEWS
January 5, 2007
The Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley will explore the history of the fight with the Oakmont V development at their next meeting on Monday, Jan. 15. Crescenta Valley's history is intertwined with our nation's history of conservation of open space. Many don't realize it, but Angeles National Forest, in the nearby San Gabriel Mountains, is the second national forest established in the U.S. after Yosemite. It was established in 1892 by a unique cooperative effort between developer Abbot Kinney (who developed Venice, CA)
NEWS
September 1, 2007
It wasn’t easy to say goodbye to Chris Gray, Glendale’s fire chief since 2001, who left the department Thursday after 21 years of service. As he and his family leave, we wish them well as they head north, where Gray will take the helm of San Rafael’s fire department. And we thank him deeply for his service. The outpouring of thanks and good wishes for the future for Gray and his family on Thursday during a ceremony at Fire Station 21 came from all different area of the community, and were well deserved.
NEWS
By By Tracey Laity | January 31, 2006
The Rim of the Valley Corridor Study Act is slowly making strides in Congress.LA CRESCENTA -- A federal plan to link the mountains encircling La Crescenta and La Cañada to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is making slow progress through Congress, but officials are still holding out hope for it to become law. Rep. Adam Schiff, who represents the area, met with government officials and community groups on Saturday in Sunland-Tujunga to...
NEWS
June 28, 2005
Mark R. Madler As the morning clouds broke, hikers from the Sierra Club made their way up the fire road into the Verdugo Mountains, shouldering backpacks and taking in the view. Joining club members Sunday was state Atty. Gen. Bill Lockyer, who was making his first visit into the Verdugos. "I'm sort of a High Sierra granite hiker, but this is lovely and wonderful," Lockyer said as he stood in the mountains, enjoying the vista of Burbank and the San Gabriel Mountains.
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