Hey Montrose Patchers! I'm Nicole Charky, your new local editor. I'd like to introduce myself with five quick facts about me.
1. I was born in Pomona, CA and moved to La Crescenta in 6th grade, where I attended . The following year I attempted to open my jammed locker. For high school I attended all-girls Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in La Cañada Flintridge, where I loved wearing a uniform and not brushing my hair before school!
2. I earned my Bachelor's of Arts in Journalism from Loyola University Chicago and studied under many talented, professional journos. In college I began reporting on community news and crime on Chicago's North Side at the Loyola Phoenix.
3. When I'm not punching away on a keyboard, you can catch me at the with my family, or sipping margaritas at with my pals.
4. Riding bicycles is an obsession of mine, and I'm very interested Glendale's new master plan for bicycle lanes (more on that to come). In addition, I love seeing performances at local venues, especially at and .