December Community Corner

Community Corner December

December Community Corner is short and simple this month. Celebrating two wonderful community events that have become traditions in the Foothills. The 4th annual La Crescenta Christmas Tree Lighting and the Montrose Christmas Parade. Take a look at this months community corner video below for December. December Community Corner Video: La Crescenta Christmas Tree Lighting: For the past
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Labor Day Junior Golf Tournament

What’s Labor Day Weekend without a little fun and contribution? Sunday, September 2 at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena Battles Real Estate, JohnHart Real Estate will be sponsoring  California Junior Golf. Please come join us between 9:30 – Noon near the first tee Battles Real Estate and Sip Happens will be hosting a mimosa bar. This is
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10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Hometown Haven

Welcome Home: 10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Hometown Haven “Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbors know one another better. Knowing your neighbor on a first-name basis…is a surprisingly effective first step.”  –Robert Putnam, Harvard Public Policy Professor and author of
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New Flag Adorns Crescenta Commons

Crescenta Commons, now maintained by ASTER, a non-profit I had the honor of helping establish 5 years ago and continue to serve as President. I am so fortunate to continue to give back to the community with two of my favorite projects, helping to maintain Crescenta Commons and re-igniting ASTER, Assisting Seniors Through Enhanced Resources.
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Check out this La Canada Starter Home

4547 Rockland Place, is a great La Canada starter home, rental or review for it’s add-on potential. Open Sunday October 23, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Check out comparables around 4547 Rockland or the value of your own home. An easy tool to use if you are considering a move or another real estate purchase.
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La Crescenta, Foothill Blvd. Median Update & more.

Hey, La Crescenta… Had a conversation this morning I thought I would share about the medians on Foothill. Public Works will be in town tomorrow night to give us a look at the changes for the proposed medians on Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta.  The update will be provided during the CV Town Council general
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Dog Proof your backyard

“When it comes to dog-proofing your outdoor space, no pet lover can afford to have tunnel vision. It’s imperative to know your dog’s characteristics and plan your space accordingly.” When Phil Green of Irvine, California, moved to his new home, he was sure the five-foot boundary wall surrounding the property would efficiently contain his Jack
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High-speed rail’s proposed Valley route faces LAUSD challenge

LAKE VIEW TERRACE >> The nation’s second largest school district may soon face down a proposed bullet train through the last swath of Wild West in Los Angeles. Two months after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to oppose an above-ground high-speed train proposed through San Fernando Valley horse country, the Los Angeles

Flag Flies Proudly Again at Crescenta Commons

When the American flag was flying not so proudly at Crescenta Commons, in stepped the vets to lend a hand. By Robin GOLDSWORTHY Crescenta Commons, the small park on the southwest corner of Rosemont and Orange avenues in La Crescenta, has become an informal community meeting place since its dedication in 2014. It is not
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Celebrating Spay4LA

I was so honored to be a part of the ribbon cutting yesterday. However all the credit goes to the wonderful people discussed below. Supervisor Antonovich joined Spay4la President Erika Brunson and Marcia Mayeda of the Department of Animal Care and Control at the Crescenta Valley Dog Park to unveil a mobile spay and neuter