Politics

Planners recommend zoning change for mixed-use project

The city’s Planning Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to recommend a zone change for height, density and other requirements for a proposed four-story mixed-use project at 1407 W. Glenoaks Blvd.

Glendale will not take part in 2015 Rose Parade

Glendale will not take part in 2015 Rose Parade

A list of the 39 float entries for the 126th annual Tournament of Roses Parade was released this week, but it was missing one century-long participant — the city of Glendale.

Riverwalk bridge designs span from plain to ornate

Riverwalk bridge designs span from plain to ornate

Future users of a proposed bridge over the Glendale Narrows said on Wednesday they would like the overpass to be a community gathering spot in addition to serving as a connector to Griffith Park.

Adding form to function: Artists turn Montrose utility boxes into works of art

Adding form to function: Artists turn Montrose utility boxes into works of art

There’s one artistic shape that Vicky Rees won’t outgrow — circles.

Complex to get turf upgrade despite worries

Artificial turf at the Glendale Sports Complex that is nearly a decade old will be replaced following approval by the Glendale City Council on Tuesday, though potential, yet unconfirmed, cancer concerns linger over a rubber component from which the material is made.

Contenders face off in House race

Contenders face off in House race

Opponents for the local congressional election next week offered their views on issues facing the area and the nation, from bipartisanship to gun control.

Traffic mitigation measures approved by MTA

Traffic mitigation measures approved by MTA

A group of projects intended to relieve the traffic impacts of construction projects on the Golden State (5) Freeway were approved last week by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Gatto, Royal differ on plans

Gatto, Royal differ on plans

While the two contenders for the state Assembly seat in the 43rd District are opposites on party lines, each has his own vision on how to cut red tape in order to help small business owners save money and boost the economy.

Board reviews mixed-use plans

Board reviews mixed-use plans

A restaurant that was once a Bob’s Big Boy on Glenoaks Boulevard could be torn down to make way for a four-story, mixed-used project.

Council OKs jail services contract

A private medical care provider was granted a one-year trial run on Tuesday to examine and treat local jail inmates on-site as opposed to the costlier process of having paramedics and police officers escort them to Glendale Adventist Medical Center for minor health issues.

Glendale Community College trustees vote to initiate new voting system

Glendale Community College trustees vote to initiate new voting system

The Glendale Community College Trustees voted to pass a resolution on Tuesday initiating the switch from an at-large voting system to a district-based one.

GWP opens up Grayson Power Plant to the public as part of 'Utility Day'

GWP opens up Grayson Power Plant to the public as part of 'Utility Day'

Groups of Glendale residents walked through aisles of massive machinery, gauges and buttons on Thursday for a behind-the-scenes look at where the city generates its power.

Council wants to revisit plan for downtown Glendale

Council wants to revisit plan for downtown Glendale

The Glendale City Council wants to look into scaling back incentives and establishing additional fees for developers, direction given Tuesday after a presentation indicated that 66% of new multifamily units approved in Glendale since 2006 have been in the downtown area.

Numbers grow at Bob Hope Airport

Numbers grow at Bob Hope Airport

For the first time in more than six years, the number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport was up more than 5% in September, with a 5.4% increase compared with the same month last year, according to the latest statistics.

Lawsuit alleges Glendale councilman caused firing of antismoking hospital worker

Lawsuit alleges Glendale councilman caused firing of antismoking hospital worker

An antismoking advocate who claims Ara Najarian got him fired from Glendale Adventist Medical Center after he spoke out against the councilman’s proposal to loosen smoking rules at restaurants is scheduled to have his day in court next spring.

Meeting considers the potential of south Glendale

During a special meeting Thursday, Glendale City Council members engaged in a discussion with about 25 residents at the Pacific Community Center about the future of south Glendale.

Beautification, arts events expand 'Beyond the Box'

Beautification, arts events expand 'Beyond the Box'

From a peacock to a British-styled telephone booth, utility boxes across Montrose will get an artistic makeover next week.

Owners can tear down house in Brockmont historic district

A home in the recently formed Brockmont Park Historic District can be demolished after the Glendale City Council voted Tuesday to overturn the denial for a request to demolish the home, siding with the homeowners who want to build a bigger house because their plans were underway before the district&...

White House will display Armenian Orphan Rug next month

White House will display Armenian Orphan Rug next month

The White House will be displaying the Armenian Orphan Rug, also known as the Ghazir Rug, as part of an exhibit at the White House Visitors Center from Nov. 18 to 23, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced on Wednesday.

City approaches water-savings goal

Water usage in Glendale dropped 10% during the summer's hottest months compared to the same period last year, city officials said, praising residents and businesses for cutting back in the face of the statewide drought.

Projects aim at relief from I-5 construction traffic

As motorists deal with backups and delays from the impacts of the Golden State (5) Freeway interchange construction project at Empire Avenue, a series of proposed projects has been identified with hopes of bringing relief.

Glendale Marketplace looking to find its place

A popular shoe-store chain recently set up shop at the Glendale Marketplace by taking over a large storefront last rented by Old Navy, but the shopping center still has a ways to go toward renting out all its vacant retail spaces.

City to seek input on Green Street development

Toward the end of next year, the city will be asking residents for input on the Green Street project, a series of landscape and safety improvements planned for two major downtown streets.

Glendale City Manager to be subject of roast

City Manager Scott Ochoa will be the main target of jokes and barbs on Oct. 23 during a roast benefiting the Glendale Youth Alliance.

Gatto discusses legislation, water bond during town hall forum

Letting local voters know he’s listening, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) made La Cañada Flintridge a destination on the campaign trail on the night of Oct. 9, speaking at a town hall forum at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA in advance of the Nov. 4 election.

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