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February 2019

The History of the La Crescenta Library Hollywood Forever Cemetery Tour

January 2019

Native Americans of the Crescenta Valley The Tongva People Twelve Oaks Lodge Tour -

December 2018

- Christmas Party -

November 2018

Rockhaven Sanitarium- The Legacy of Agnes Richards A Day of Riding Trolleys and Trains! -

October 2018

Rock-rescenta! The Geology and Paleontology of the Crescenta Valley CSUN Map Library Tour -

September 2018

Spike Jones and his Crescenta Valley Connection -

August 2018

The History of Camping in America La Crescenta Library Tour

July 2018

Legends of Hollywood Forever Cemetery Silent Movies in Two-Strike Park

June 2018

The History of Early Los Angeles Rose Bowl Tour

May 2018

Before there was television, there was Vaudeville! Theodore Payne Native Plant Nursery Tour
Los Angeles Times Tour

April 2018

Alex Theater St. Luke's Church Tour -

March 2018

The Diary of Vilma - The Lost History of the Clifton's Cafeteria Camera Girls - -

February 2018

Beside the Los Angeles River Church of the Lighted Window -

January 2018

Pioneers of Eagle Rock - -

December 2017

- Christmas Party -

November 2017

Vaudeville - -

October 2017

Angels Flight - -

September 2017

WWII Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Robert Friend Deukmejian Stone Barn Tour
Galco's Soda Pop Store

August 2017

The Cobb Estate Silent Movies in Two-Strike Park
Bob Baker Marionette Theater Show and Back-stage Tour

July 2017

The Red Car Comes To Glendale Private Tour of a new exhibit:
"Only the Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna Canyon Detention Station"


June 2017

L.A.'s Lonely Lion Barlow Sanatorium Tour

May 2017

Montrose Search and Rescue Urban Exploration! The Remains of the Red Car Line.

April 2017

Clifton's Cafeteria and Clifford Clinton Deukmejian Park History Hike
Clifton's Cafeteria Tour - Followed by dinner!

March 2017

Floodpath - The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America
and the Making of Modern Los Angeles
Tour The Sunset Strip! -

February 2017

Imbibing LA - Boozing It Up in the City of Angels Dodger Stadium Tour -

January 2017

Los Angeles Ragtime - -

December 2016

- Christmas Party - Gather With Friends, Food, Music… -

November 2016

Babe Egan and the Hollywood Redheads - An Extraordinary Life in Vaudeville Big Horn Mine Hike -

October 2016

The Road to Rocky Pass The Lost Mine of the Verdugo Mountains -

September 2016

Striving, Struggling and Starting Over: The Workman and Temple Families, 1840-1930 Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum Tour -

August 2016

Teaching History - An examination of how American history is taught in today's schools Pasadena Playhouse Tour -

July 2016

The History of BBQ Silent Movies in Two-Strike Park -

June 2016

Rancho Camulos Tour the Tujunga Hotel (Now Foothill Retirement) -

May 2016

Los Angeles City Archives Tour the Los Angeles City Archives -

April 2016

Our Hills and Hollywood Arlington Garden Pasadena -

March 2016

The History of the Wildlife Waystation Alex Theater Tour -

February 2016

The History of the Alex Theater -

January 2016

Rockhaven Sanitarium: A Gracious Past - An Uncertain Future Rockhaven Tour

December 2015

- Christmas Party

November 2015

Fossil Hunting In the San Gabriel Mountains Hidden San Fernando Valley

October 2015

What Happened to Rancho Tujunga? Olvera Street Tour

September 2015

Off the Beaten Path In the San Fernando Valley Pioneer Cemetery San Fernando Valley

August 2015

Antique Sewing Machines A Lecture and Display Flatheads Forever Ford Hotrod Engine Rebuilders

July 2015

Poverty Row Studios Creators of the Great American "B" Movie Silent Movies Under the Stars

June 2015

Abandoned Mines of the San Gabriels Lanterman House Tour and 1920's Flintridge Home Movies

May 2015

Henninger Flats Tour of Theodore Payne Foundation and Nursery
Big Horn Mine Hike
Double Bill! Lanterman House Tour and 1920's Flintridge Home Movies

April 2015

Historic Aircraft Wrecks of Los Angeles County Echo Mountain Tour -

March 2015

Ramona San Rafael Adobe Tour -

February 2015

Crescenta Valley Frontier Days - -

January 2015

Los Angeles Wine - A History From The Mission Era To The Present Ananda Ashrama Tour - A Special Tour for Members Only -

December 2014

- CV History Christmas Party -

November 2014

Radio La Crescenta - Fredrick and Formosa Robinson and KGFH San Fernando Valley Museum -

October 2014

Route 66 - The Road and Romance Tour of Master Stonemason's Home -

September 2014

Ride the Red Cars to Glendale Guided Tour of Heritage Square -

August 2014

The Mount Lowe Railway: Then and Now Tour of Brand Library -

July 2014

Wicked Crescenta Valley! Summer Nights Silent Movies -

June 2014

Old Time Phonographs and the Music They Played The Amazing, Amusing, Artistic Walls of Dunsmore Park -

May 2014

Chaplin and Keaton: Filmed in Glendale - -

April 2014

Historic Aircraft Wrecks - -

March 2014

Grand Central Airport Tour of Mountain Oaks Resort -

February 2014

Historical Photos from the Glendale Library La Canada Trail Hike -

January 2014

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December 2013

- Christmas Party / Potluck -

November 2013

Murder and Mayhem in the Crescenta Valley Walking Tour of Mountain View Cemetery -

October 2013

Tuna Camp - CV's Secret WWII Detention Camp - -

September 2013

Rockhaven Sanitarium - Then and Now Docent Guided Tour of the Autry Museum -

August 2013

The History of Paramount Studios History Tour of Mount Wilson Observatory -

July 2013

Beautiful South Pasadena - The Flower of the Arroyo - -

June 2013

Healing with Local Medicinal Herbs Los Angeles Police Museum -

May 2013

Tales from the Cemetary - -

April 2013

Santa Clarita Valley History Hollywood Forever Cemetary -

March 2013

History of the Valley Churches
presented by Sister Suzanne Stopper, BVM
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February 2013

Cerro Gordo: A Ghost Town Caught Between Centuries
Presented by Cecile & Roger Vargo
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January 2013

Robert Newcombe talk and booksigning of his new book
commemorating the 100th anniversary of Montrose
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December 2012

Annual Christmas Party
At the La Crescenta Woman's Club
Hollywood Forever Cemetery Tour -

November 2012

Book signing & talk by Art Cobery on his new book, "The Great Crescenta Valley Flood" - -

October 2012

Aircraft Archeology
Presented by G. Pat Macha
Tour of Union Station, Los Angeles -

September 2012

An Evening with veteran stuntman, Roydon Clark A Return to Eden: Ancient Native American Land Management Techniques
Presented by Kat High, Director of the Haramonkgna American Indian Cultural Center
At the La Crescenta Library

Tour of the Nethercutt Collection in Sylmar

August 2012

Glendale On Parade & The Montrose Rodeo
Restored films presented by Joe Renaudo
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July 2012

Flying Over Old Crescenta Valley
Presented by John Kornarens & Mike Lawler
Tour of Pasadena's Vista Del Arroyo Hotel -

June 2012

The Tongva Indians, The first Angelinos
A rough cut film by Jim Westerholm
Descanso Gardens Tour
Led by Lisa Kurstin & Jim Westerholm

April 2012

The History of Griffith Park Neon Cruise Issue 93

March 2012

Neon Lights - -

February 2012

The History of Eagle Rock - -

January 2012

Flying Over Old Crescenta Valley - -

December 2011

Annual Christmas Party - -

November 2011

Granny's Attic - -

October 2011

Geology of the Crescenta Valley Medicinal Plant Hike -

September 2011

The History of Knott's Berry Farm Historical Tour of Knott's Berry Farm -

August 2011

Slideshow of Old CV Movie in 2-Strike Park -

July 2011

Glendale Unzipped Armenian Church Tour -

June 2011

The History of Edendale - -

May 2011

Glendale and Montrose Railway A Flood Survivor's Story -
From War to Reconciliation

April 2011

The Great American Soda Fountain - -

March 2011

The Mt. Lowe Railway Sacred Sites -
Wine Making Class

February 2011

Silent Movie Show Wine Making Class -

January 2011

Crescenta Valley Floods: Then and Now Camp Max Straus Tour -
Wine Making Class

November 2010

Driving Miss Lucy A new movie about Rockhaven Sanitarium -

October 2010

The History of Winemaking in Los Angeles Sticks and Stones -
Water and Cemetary Tour

September 2010

Early Warner Bros. Studios Wine Crush at the Vineyard -
Coming Storm

August 2010

- A Summer Evening in the Vineyard -
Deukmejian Park
Montrose Film Festival

July 2010

Spanish Soldiers Ride Through Crescenta Valley - -

June 2010

Native Hands on the Land - -

May 2010

Encino (Images of America) Foothill Blvd. Walking Tour -
The History of Trader Joe's

April 2010

Memories of the Golden Age of Hollywood - -

March 2010

Supervisor Michael Antonovich St. Luke's Church Tour Issue 68
A New Movie from John Newcombe: Winnetka Story

February 2010

- - Issue 67

January 2010

- La Crescenta Library Plaque Dedication Issue 66

December 2009

- - Issue 65

November 2009

California's Mission Indian Revolts - Issue 64

October 2009

The Pinecrest Flood of '78 Backstage Tour of the Historic Alex Theatre Issue 63

September 2009

Caring for our Heritage Oak Trees Plaque Re-Dedication for Sgt. David Demmon Issue 62

August 2009

Skeletons in our Backyard Lucille Ball
(cancelled due to fire)
Issue 61

July 2009

Col. Pickens and the Bathey Family Rare Dennis Morgan Movie in the Park Issue 60

June 2009

Don Benito Wilson History Tour of Mt. Wilson Observatory Issue 59

May 2009

CV's Modern Architecture - -

April 2009

The Arroyo Seco and Beyond Cresecenta Valley Home Tour -

March 2009

Glimpses of Rockhaven Sanitarium - -

February 2009

Route 66: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow - -

January 2009

New Year's Flood of 1934 The 1934 New Year's Flood Tour -
Montrose Library Tour

December 2008

Christmas Party Potluck - -

November 2008

History of the La Crescenta Church of Religious Science Hidden Montrose -
Old Town Montrose Tour

October 2008

A Hundred Times Forgotten A Day at Haramokngna -

September 2008

It all Started with a Ditch, La Zanja - -

August 2008

My Cross-Country Journey to La Crescenta: Part 2 Dennis Morgan Movie in the Park -

July 2008

Toypurina - -

June 2008

My Cross-Country Journey to La Crescenta in 1928 Explore hidden Montrose, and have fun too! Issue 47
An Evening About Rockhaven Sanitarium

May 2008

CV During Wartime A Tour of the American Legion Hall Issue 46
Zwick's Plaza Memorial Plaque

April 2008

French Pioneers and Entrepreneurs Southern California Genealogical Society Tour Issue 45
The Doctor's House

March 2008

Postcards of Glendale - Issue 44

February 2008

Ananda Ashrama Ananda Ashrama Tour Issue 43

January 2008

New Year's Eve Flood of 1934 Verdugo Mountains Auto Tour Issue 42

December 2007

- "Let's Talk Trash" Tour -

November 2007

The California Trail - -

October 2007

Hindenburg Park Tour of Historic Churches -

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