| Feb 1, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Glendale’s economy appears to be turning the corner, but it will still have to adapt to the “new normal,” said City Manager Scott Ochoa during an economic outlook event Wednesday.
There are some bright spots on the horizon, he said,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Glendale City Council members on Tuesday voted to raise the financial threshold for recusing themselves from voting on contracts that involve political donors, a move officials said would make the conflict of interest rules more in line with existing...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:26 AM
When the Pasadena Playhouse filed for bankruptcy in 2010, closing its doors and some $2.3 million in debt, a leading player in its recovery and reopening later that year was Stephen Eich, the respected former managing director of both Chicago’s...
| Feb 12, 2012
More than year after Glendale emerged victorious from a legal fight with Charter Communications over its planned cable channel changes, the two are at it again.
This time, Charter is accusing Glendale officials of illegally using strands of company-owned...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:27 PM
As the city’s redevelopment program continues to wind down, city officials this week reported that the loss of the program could choke off $79.5 million slated for the city’s General Fund, which pays for public services such as libraries and...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Glendale’s investment portfolio ended the second fiscal quarter at $396 million, down $2 million from the end of the previous quarter, according to the latest report.
The portfolio’s slip is driven by historically low interest rates, which...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:50 PM
The federal government has slashed funds it gives to Glendale for social services and community projects by 35% compared to last year, a bigger hit than expected, officials said at a City Hall meeting Friday.
The Community Development Block Grants and...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:57 PM
When the United States entered World War II, the nation needed financing in order to build up its defense system.
So the government issued a new series of war bonds. The first one, Series A, had been issued in 1935, as a way of promoting safe...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:56 AM
For Ascencia, Glendale’s largest homeless services provider, the end of redevelopment could mean an annual loss of $50,000 through 2015.
Ascencia has a contract with Glendale’s Redevelopment Agency for $50,000 each fiscal year through 2015 to...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The monetary hardship a proposed $98-billion high-speed rail project could bring to local transit systems such as the Glendale Beeline should be recognized in a regional plan that is key to unlocking federal and state transportation funds, city...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:00 PM
As city officials worry about losing millions of dollars due to the end of redevelopment, at least one city council member wants to be paid for helping to guide the wind-down.
“Wasn’t slavery outlawed in the 13th Amendment to the...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:25 PM
The Glendale Community College library could soon bear your name — for a donation of roughly $2 million, that is.
It is among nearly three dozen campus facilities listed in a naming rights policy being considered by the college’s board of...