Don’t Drive to the Beach, Take the Beach Bus!

How are you getting to the beach this summer? Don’t sit in traffic and waste gas. Take the beach bus! Thanks to Los Angeles County Supervisor, Kathryn Barger, and La Canada Mayor, Michael Davitt, getting to the beach is super laid back and easy this summer. Cost: $3 per rider […] Read more »

Metro Drops 710 Tunnel

Today, in a historic vote, the Metro board withdrew financial support for the 710 freeway tunnel. For decades, there has been controversy about connecting the 710 and 210 freeways through Pasadena. Foothills residents have primarily been against it because it would bring more traffic through residential communities. Metro thought they may have […] Read more »

St Luke’s of the Mountains, Embracing Inclusion

St. Luke’s of the Mountains has been a La Crescenta institution since 1924.  It’s iconic stone buildings are a landmark of the area and home to generations of Episcopalian parishioners. However, the story of St. Luke’s is so much more than that, and it’s very much a story of how […] Read more »

Healthy Diggs: It’s Fun to Stay at the YMCA

You can’t have a month long discussion about health in the community without mentioning a very central community feature of The Foothills, The YMCA. Our local Foothills YMCA actually has three branches, the Crescenta- Canada YMCA in La Canada, The Verdugo Hills YMCA in Tujunga, and The Crescenta Valley YMCA […] Read more »

La Crescenta Dog Park

Healthy DIGGS

This month at DIGGS, we’re talking a lot about health. There are so many different kinds of health to look at, and not just the big ones like physical, mental and emotional health. We’re also discussing family health, social health, community health, organizational health, financial health and all of the […] Read more »

Le Mesnager Stone Barn and Winery at Deukmajian Wilderness Park in La Crescenta

Deukmejian Wilderness Area, La Crescenta

In this mellow week between Christmas and The Rosebowl it’s a great time to get your family outside and celebrate where you live. Along with our amazing community, and great school schools, another one of the top reasons that people love living in The Foothills, is our close proximity to […] Read more »

McGroarty Arts Center Chili Bowl Fest

This is a DIGGS Favorite- buy a handmade chili bowl and then get it filled with any number of delicious chili’s made by Arts Center Volunteers. Last year was my first year and I loved it!  If you’ve never been to the McGoarty Art Center… it is a treat.  It is […] Read more »

Market Report Glendale, La Canada, La Crescenta

Market Update- Are Prices Softening?

As a whole, sales prices in Glendale, La Canada and La Crescenta are NOT softening… but asking prices are “at risk”. This means higher priced homes are staying on the market, longer, and we are seeing an increase in price reductions. Here is what our sales activity looks like: The […] Read more »

Carin Hoffman's Urban Farm

Urban Farming in La Crescenta

Urban Farming in La Crescenta is the new hot trend. Do you dream of your own organic veggies? Maybe fresh laid eggs for breakfast? Perhaps your own orchard for that busting with flavor fruit tart. Urban Farms are the hottest trend in real estate and La Crescenta is a perfect […] Read more »

La Crescenta Real Estate, La Crescenta Home For Sale

DIGGS Pick of the Day |ITech MLS 316006099 | 91214

This today’s feature is a home for sale in La Crescenta, Ca- classic fixer- upper opportunity in the prestigious Pinecrest neighborhood.  Here is the description in ITech MLS: Most of us love to live in places that are up. We feel peaceful, in control of our lives, tranquil. We love the […] Read more »