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By Ruth Longoria | June 20, 2009
The prospect of a Long Beach (710) Freeway tunnel bringing more trucks and other vehicles onto the Foothill (210) Freeway and into city streets is becoming a flashpoint for local residents. It also has caused headaches for the city of La Cañada Flintridge, which earlier this year filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Transportation Authority challenging the use of Measure R funding for a project that has not yet been subjected to the California Environmental Quality Act. So it’s no surprise La Cañada Councilman Dave Spence is in a difficult position.
NEWS
April 25, 2003
The La Canada Flintridge City Council has made its committee assignments for the upcoming year. Appointments were made by Mayor Steve Del Guercio and announced at the council's meeting Monday. Following is a list of council members and their assignments: STEVE DEL GUERCIO MAYOR'S APPOINTED ASSIGNMENTS: Arroyo Verdugo Steering Committee; California Contract Assn. (alternate); Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (alternate). COUNCIL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS: Budget Committee; Risk Management/ Mediation; Soundwall Subcommittee; Specific Plan Committee; Transportation Committee.
FEATURES
December 28, 2007
Ninety Gold Award Senior Girl Scouts from Mt. Wilson Vista Council, including five from La Crescenta, will usher in the new year in a very special way as they march down Colorado Boulevard in the Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. Jacklyn Freyberger, Emily Henry, Brooke Natzic, Marissa Robertson and Holly Stevens, all from La Crescenta, will participate in this year’s event as part of the elite Tournament Troop. The Troop, consisting of Eagle Scouts from the San Gabriel Valley Council and Gold Award Girl Scouts, has the honor of carrying the banners announcing the award-winning floats down the 5.5-mile route.
COMMUNITY
By Joyce Rudolph | December 24, 2013
Bea Breckheimer is carrying on a family tradition, literally. The 17-year-old is one of 50 Girl Scouts representing Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles who will carry the banners announcing the award-winning floats in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day. This is the 30th group of Gold Award Girl Scouts to be a part of the Tournament Troop, which also consists of Eagle Scouts from the San Gabriel Valley Council. The Gold Award is the highest award in Girl Scouts earned by girls who lead projects that address community or global issues.
NEWS
March 15, 2002
Joyce Rudolph NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Preliminary numbers are in from the March 8 Big Strike Auction and officials say $90,000 was raised for scouting programs for the Verdugo Hills Council. "We made a little more than last year and we're happy to have done that in a tough economy," said Executive Director Andrew Messer. Attendance at the Burbank Airport Hilton was 327, good from economic and psyche standpoints, he added, as some people have preferred staying home at night following Sept.
NEWS
By Christopher Cadelago | December 15, 2009
CITY HALL — City officials from Glendale and Burbank last week voted to join a new coalition of San Fernando Valley government agencies whose members plan to tackle regional issues and coordinate public infrastructure projects. The San Fernando Council of Governments, which has been in the pipeline for years, will bring together elected representatives from Burbank, Glendale, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County and Calabasas, among other cities. Officials from Glendale and Burbank pointed to accomplishments of the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments, an umbrella agency that lobbies on behalf of each municipality in the San Gabriel Valley, as a viable model.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | June 20, 2008
On Friday, June 13, the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments held a summit to discuss the impact of gangs on southland communities. The meeting gathered together representatives from across the San Gabriel Valley to explore the impact gangs have on communities and the possible programs that would help change the cycle of gang membership and violence. Crescenta Valley does not have the gang problem of inner city Los Angeles, however the influences of surrounding areas are felt within the community.
NEWS
March 1, 2005
Robert Chacon David Spence is coming into this year's March 8 City Council election with momentum earned by serving three consecutive terms. During those 12 years, Spence has become an advocate for the city, whether serving on various county and statewide government groups like the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments or the Southern California Assn. of Governments and the California Contract Cities Assn. Spence has been there to represent La Canada Flintridge on regional quality-of-life issues surrounding the Foothill (210)
NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | December 7, 2009
CITY HALL — Glendale could join a new coalition of San Fernando Valley government agencies where members would address regional issues and coordinate public infrastructure projects, under a proposal the City Council will review Tuesday. The proposed formation of the San Fernando Council of Governments has been in the works for several years and would include elected representatives from Glendale, Burbank, the city of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County and Santa Clarita, among other potential cities.
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COMMUNITY
By Joyce Rudolph | December 24, 2013
Bea Breckheimer is carrying on a family tradition, literally. The 17-year-old is one of 50 Girl Scouts representing Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles who will carry the banners announcing the award-winning floats in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day. This is the 30th group of Gold Award Girl Scouts to be a part of the Tournament Troop, which also consists of Eagle Scouts from the San Gabriel Valley Council. The Gold Award is the highest award in Girl Scouts earned by girls who lead projects that address community or global issues.
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NEWS
By Christopher Cadelago | December 15, 2009
CITY HALL — City officials from Glendale and Burbank last week voted to join a new coalition of San Fernando Valley government agencies whose members plan to tackle regional issues and coordinate public infrastructure projects. The San Fernando Council of Governments, which has been in the pipeline for years, will bring together elected representatives from Burbank, Glendale, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County and Calabasas, among other cities. Officials from Glendale and Burbank pointed to accomplishments of the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments, an umbrella agency that lobbies on behalf of each municipality in the San Gabriel Valley, as a viable model.
NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | December 7, 2009
CITY HALL — Glendale could join a new coalition of San Fernando Valley government agencies where members would address regional issues and coordinate public infrastructure projects, under a proposal the City Council will review Tuesday. The proposed formation of the San Fernando Council of Governments has been in the works for several years and would include elected representatives from Glendale, Burbank, the city of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County and Santa Clarita, among other potential cities.
NEWS
By Ruth Longoria | June 20, 2009
The prospect of a Long Beach (710) Freeway tunnel bringing more trucks and other vehicles onto the Foothill (210) Freeway and into city streets is becoming a flashpoint for local residents. It also has caused headaches for the city of La Cañada Flintridge, which earlier this year filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Transportation Authority challenging the use of Measure R funding for a project that has not yet been subjected to the California Environmental Quality Act. So it’s no surprise La Cañada Councilman Dave Spence is in a difficult position.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | June 20, 2008
On Friday, June 13, the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments held a summit to discuss the impact of gangs on southland communities. The meeting gathered together representatives from across the San Gabriel Valley to explore the impact gangs have on communities and the possible programs that would help change the cycle of gang membership and violence. Crescenta Valley does not have the gang problem of inner city Los Angeles, however the influences of surrounding areas are felt within the community.
FEATURES
December 28, 2007
Ninety Gold Award Senior Girl Scouts from Mt. Wilson Vista Council, including five from La Crescenta, will usher in the new year in a very special way as they march down Colorado Boulevard in the Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. Jacklyn Freyberger, Emily Henry, Brooke Natzic, Marissa Robertson and Holly Stevens, all from La Crescenta, will participate in this year’s event as part of the elite Tournament Troop. The Troop, consisting of Eagle Scouts from the San Gabriel Valley Council and Gold Award Girl Scouts, has the honor of carrying the banners announcing the award-winning floats down the 5.5-mile route.
NEWS
June 17, 2005
The San Gabriel Valley continues to give Glendale City Manager Jim Starbird rave reviews. A former city manager in Monrovia and West Covina, Starbird was among five civic leaders honored Thursday for their part in the growth and betterment of the San Gabriel Valley. The honor celebrated the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments and the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership's 10th anniversary. Starbird was among five recipients of the Jack Phillips Award who were honored for their civic leadership and contributions to the region.
NEWS
March 1, 2005
Robert Chacon David Spence is coming into this year's March 8 City Council election with momentum earned by serving three consecutive terms. During those 12 years, Spence has become an advocate for the city, whether serving on various county and statewide government groups like the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments or the Southern California Assn. of Governments and the California Contract Cities Assn. Spence has been there to represent La Canada Flintridge on regional quality-of-life issues surrounding the Foothill (210)
NEWS
April 25, 2003
The La Canada Flintridge City Council has made its committee assignments for the upcoming year. Appointments were made by Mayor Steve Del Guercio and announced at the council's meeting Monday. Following is a list of council members and their assignments: STEVE DEL GUERCIO MAYOR'S APPOINTED ASSIGNMENTS: Arroyo Verdugo Steering Committee; California Contract Assn. (alternate); Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (alternate). COUNCIL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS: Budget Committee; Risk Management/ Mediation; Soundwall Subcommittee; Specific Plan Committee; Transportation Committee.
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