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Proposal for rail corridor through Angeles National Forest draws fire

Proposal for rail corridor through Angeles National Forest draws fire

A recent proposal to study cutting a high-speed rail corridor through the Angeles National Forest is drawing fire from San Fernando Valley communities near the preserve's southwest boundary, the Los...

Gatto-introduced hit-and-run bills headed to Brown's desk

Two pieces of legislation that seek to reduce the number of hit-and-runs in the state are headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after passing in both the Assembly and Senate.

GWP adopts pilot program aimed at conservation

GWP adopts pilot program aimed at conservation

Glendale Water & Power recently launched a pilot program that will give thousands of customers more thorough information on how many gallons of water they consume, while providing tips for cutting back, in a move to spur greater conservation among residents.

Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program

Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program

A compromise was reached Wednesday between Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers on a bill that would extend and more than triple funding for a program designed to keep film and television jobs in California, clearing the way for state Senate consideration of the measure. 

Settlement talks break down in Ferraro case

Attorneys representing the family of the 15-year-old boy who killed himself at Crescenta Valley High said in court Tuesday that settlement talks broke down after Glendale...

Residential complex has grand opening event

Residential complex has grand opening event

A ribbon-cutting event officially welcomed the 310-unit Lex on Orange residential complex to downtown Glendale and, with it, the potential of attracting professionals to live and work in the area, according to city officials.

Judge to weigh Drew Ferraro claim

Judge to weigh Drew Ferraro claim

A judge is set to consider next week whether to dismiss a case brought against the Glendale Unified School District by the family of a Crescenta Valley High School student who killed himself on campus in 2012.

Council supports power plant study

Council supports power plant study

A study looking into revamping the community’s sole electricity-generating plant with up-to-date technologies will soon be underway after winning unanimous support from the Glendale City Council on Tuesday.

GWP to send energy-saving tips and alerts via text and email

Glendale Water & Power is turning to texting and emails to remind customers of how to conserve energy during the hottest days of the summer.

Protesters gather at Scholl Canyon landfill

Protesters gather at Scholl Canyon landfill

Eagle Rock residents and local officials gathered at the base of the Scholl Canyon Landfill Wednesday to protest potential plans by Glendale to expand the site, which...

Council puts Lexington parking vote on hold

Council puts Lexington parking vote on hold

Residents on a stretch of Lexington Avenue in the downtown area are seeking permit parking following the expansion of a nearby popular Lebanese restaurant, but the Glendale City Council on Tuesday held off voting on the issue until sometime next month.

Bob Hope Airport may add more parking

Bob Hope Airport may add more parking

Bob Hope Airport officials are considering adding three new parking areas that would be closer to the terminal in an effort to increase parking revenues — a major funding source for the airfield — as well as providing more convenient parking.

City of Glendale issues open call for public art projects

Glendale is looking to spruce up well-known areas with original works by area artists starting this fall.

Gatto bill would try to keep movie, TV productions in California

Gatto bill would try to keep movie, TV productions in California

The allocation for the state's program to keep film and television jobs in California may expand to $400 million — quadrupling the current amount — if legislation that passed the Senate Appropriations Committee with a 5-0 vote on Thursday passes in the full Senate and is signed by Gov....

Two may vie for Gatto post

Two may vie for Gatto post

Two of Glendale's elected city officials may go head to head in a race for the state Assembly’s 43rd District in 2016, both of them having created finance committees to possibly run for the post currently held by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake).

New path to make it easier to walk to downtown Glendale

New path to make it easier to walk to downtown Glendale

Construction of a downtown walking path that extends from south Brand Boulevard, past the entrance of the Museum of Neon Art, to the Glendale Central Library and Glendale Central Park is expected to be completed by November, city officials said.

Chromium 6 water treatment facility to move

Specialized machinery and processes used for filtering out chromium 6 from drinking water are set to be relocated from a less contaminated well to a well that is more tainted by the cancer-causing agent.

GUSD continues to monitor students' social media posts

GUSD continues to monitor students' social media posts

Glendale school officials will continue to monitor students' public posts on social...

Glendale philanthropist at center of dispute over will

Glendale philanthropist at center of dispute over will

The owner of a Glendale BMW dealership and the children of a deceased man who once owned a portion of the property on Brand Boulevard on which it sits are embroiled in multiple legal battles relating to his wills as well as alleged elder abuse.

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over comfort-women statue

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over comfort-women statue

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Glendale that sought the removal of a controversial statue installed in a city park to honor women coerced into sexual...

City officials launch safety campaign

City officials launch safety campaign

More than 50 banners will hang from light poles above Brand Boulevard as part of a month-long campaign to remind motorists about the dangers of distracted driving as well as leaving children, pets and seniors in a car on a hot day.

Tropico's post office branch stops sorting

Tropico's post office branch stops sorting

Tropico's branch of the U.S. Postal Service will stop sorting mail for delivery beginning Saturday as part of ongoing cost-cutting measures, but retail services such as selling stamps and renting P.O. boxes will continue to be offered at the site.

 City of Glendale settles lawsuit against design firm hired for reservoir project

City of Glendale settles lawsuit against design firm hired for reservoir project

The City Council announced this week that it has agreed to a $170,000 settlement in a 2013 lawsuit that Glendale filed against the design-engineer firm hired to work on a backup project for Diederich Reservoir.

Residents share ideas at meeting on high-speed rail

A public meeting on new developments for the $68-billion California high-speed rail — including a proposed shorter, more direct tunnel route through Angeles National Forest being studied for the Palmdale-to-Burbank section — drew roughly 100 people to the Buena Vista Library on...

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