Why would the Glendale News-Press feature a photo of a young adult smoking in a park on what was reported to be a historically hot day for La Crescenta? At first glance the cigarette is not noticeable, but at second glance it is clearly visible dangling from her right hand.
I am upset seeing anyone smoking in a public park where children are present and a tossed cigarette butt can easily cause a fire on a hot, dry day. I am even more upset that the News-Press selected a photo that represents an act that is not only harmful, but illegal.
I would suggest that the staff takes more scrutiny in the selection of their photos by noting every detail present.