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  • Report: Move of shelter to city's outskirts reduce complaints

    Report: Move of shelter to city's outskirts reduce complaints
    While there are by comparison more fights and numerous police calls at Glendale’s emergency winter shelter this year, the issues are happening away from downtown retailers near the shelter’s former home: the Glendale National Guard Armory downtown.
  • Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake

    Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake
    In the 20 years since the 6.7-magnitude Northridge earthquake shook Southern California, Glendale has rebounded with stricter building codes and better communication among its public safety agencies. The devastating temblor, which struck at 4:31 a.m....

    Stats reflect Glendale traffic dangers

    Last year was devastating for pedestrians in Glendale as traffic-related fatalities saw a 400% jump from 2012. Fatalities jumped to eight last year, which is substantial compared to 2012 when police logged only two traffic-related deaths, according to...

    Early season heat wave to bump temperatures in L.A. region

    Early season heat wave to bump temperatures in L.A. region
    Temperatures are expected to climb into the 90s and reach record highs in some locations during an early season heat wave in the Southland this week, forecasters said. Gusty northeast winds are anticipated Tuesday through Thursday in the Los Angeles...

    Firefighters knock down small brush fire

    Firefighters knock down small brush fire
    Firefighters contained a small brush fire Tuesday afternoon before it spread to nearby homes in a north Glendale neighborhood, police said. The fire, which was reported at 3:29 p.m., engulfed a wood fence, palm trees and brush near homes in the 1300...