Politics

Drayman serves eight days in jail

Drayman serves eight days in jail

Victims of former Councilman John Drayman’s embezzlement scheme said they were shocked on Wednesday to learn the convicted felon would serve the remainder of his time in custody — an expected total of six weeks —...

Glendale to pay resident for claim of home fire caused by street repairs

The city has agreed to pay $80,000 to a Glendale woman who claimed street repair work caused a fire inside her home, leaving her without electricity needed to care for her disabled daughter and niece.

Former Glendale Councilman John Drayman released from jail

Former Glendale Councilman John Drayman released from jail

A former Glendale councilman who was sentenced last week to one year in jail after pleading guilty to embezzlement, perjury and filing false tax...

Developer claims council requirement will kill Tropico apartment project

Developer claims council requirement will kill Tropico apartment project

Following a demand by the City Council last month to decrease the size of the proposed Tropico apartment project by 25%, the developer said Tuesday that such a reduction would kill it.

State moves to cap Chromium 6

After receiving 18,000 comments, the California Department of Public Health on Tuesday recommended setting the maximum limit for a water contaminant known as...

Former police chief settles Bell case

Former police chief settles Bell case

Former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams, who was also chief of the Glendale Police Department for several years, has repaid the city of Bell...

Women's defense class postponed once again

Women's defense class postponed once again

For the second week in a row, city officials have postponed a free self-defense class for women as the city attorney continues to review the legality of the gender-...

Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit

Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit

Attorneys for the city of Glendale asked a federal judge last week to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the city that calls for the removal of a local statue honoring women forced...

City plans would expand Scholl Canyon landfill

City plans would expand Scholl Canyon landfill

City officials aim to increase the life of the 535-acre Scholl Canyon Landfill — both a moneymaker and money saver for Glendale — by more than a decade with two proposed expansion options that are currently under environmental review.

Police officer settles lawsuit against Glendale

A Glendale police officer who sued the city after he was exposed to blood during an arrest has prompted changes to the...

Glendale Water and Power's electric section honored

Glendale Water & Power’s electric section was recognized this week for providing customers with the highest degree of reliable and safe service with the Diamond Reliable Public Power Provider designation from the American Public Power Assn.

Council OKs mixed-use project in downtown Glendale

Council OKs mixed-use project in downtown Glendale

The City Council approved a mixed-use project entailing a pair of six-story buildings and a CVS pharmacy in downtown Glendale Tuesday.

Zareh Sinanyan appointed mayor

Zareh Sinanyan appointed mayor

After Councilman Zareh Sinanyan was appointed mayor Tuesday night by the City Council, he promised to streamline city spending, bring more businesses to Glendale, speed up the revitalization of downtown and increase government engagement throughout the city.

Women-only self-defense class postponed

Women-only self-defense class postponed

A free women-only self-defense class scheduled for this Wednesday at Glendale Community College has been postponed to an undetermined date as the...

Judge compares ex-Glendale councilman John Drayman to Yee, Bell officials

Judge compares ex-Glendale councilman John Drayman to Yee, Bell officials

Before sentencing former Councilman John Drayman to one year in county jail for embezzling money from a local...

Honolulu Avenue shop owners looking to solve trash issue

Honolulu Avenue shop owners looking to solve trash issue

Business owners along Honolulu Avenue in Montrose are working with Glendale public works staff to remedy an ongoing trash issue that entails illegal dumping, overflowing bins and stores throwing away their garbage in the waste units of neighboring shops.

City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties

City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties

Glendale’s latest attempt to protect the Alex Theatre and other former redevelopment properties didn’t work — so the City Council this week decided to try a new tactic.

City of Glendale launches new website

Glendale officials unveiled this week a sleek new website that aims to improve user interaction and pave the way for more transparency.

Mayor: Challenges to Glendale city funding "deadly"

From the booming downtown development scene to new retailers at the Americana at Brand and Glendale Galleria, there are plenty of positives to highlight in Glendale, but there are also looming problems that could take the wind out of the city’s sails, Mayor Dave Weaver said at the annual State...

City set to pay consultant to fix water rates

A consultant is set to be paid $130,000 to fix Glendale’s broken water rates following City Council’s...

Glendale funds $1.5 million for park renovations

Glendale funds $1.5 million for park renovations

About $1.5 million was appropriated for projects at two of the city’s oldest parks this week by the City Council.

Officials expect Glendale development boom to slow

Officials expect Glendale development boom to slow

With more than 3,800 new residential units in various stages of development, Glendale has surpassed the halfway point of its projected growth with more than 20 years to...

Gatto to host town hall meeting

Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) will be taking questions and suggestions from the community during a town hall meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, at the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive.

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