| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Like a dormant volcano, the long-smoldering Sagebrush issue may be again ready to blow all over Glendale and La Cañada.
Students in the New Hampshire-shaped area within La Cañada city limits attend Glendale schools, a quirk of history, geography and...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Congratulations to Bert Ring on his Sept. 28 political cartoon. Our City Council has again come out saying the Los Angeles County civil grand jury report on the fiscal health of our city was not worth the paper on which it was printed.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:40 PM
This story has been corrected. See details below.
Glendale officials are looking into letting parents in the Sagebrush area choose whether to send their children to Jewel City or La Cañada public schools, a move they hope will resolve a decades-old...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The Glendale Unified school district is gearing up to spend about $760,000 on computers for more than 650 educators in the last phase of a major initiative to equip teachers with laptops using funds from the $270-million Measure S bond that voters...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 3:54 PM
The Los Angeles County civil grand jury got a well-deserved thrashing last week from local officials for its dumbfounding end-of-the-year report on the financial health of the county's 88 cities — a report that made Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
City leaders on Tuesday slammed a recent Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury report that concluded Glendale fell short on several markers of fiscal health, with one local official calling the findings “garbage” while another heaped ire on...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:14 AM
The City Council this week approved issuing $60 million in bonds for electricity-related capital improvements, a move that will cost city coffers about $3 million a year in principle and interest payments.
The bonds, which were already incorporated into...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Glendale’s portfolio continues to slide, but City Treasurer Rafi Manoukian forecast an uptick in interest rates around the corner, which bodes well for Glendale’s investment opportunities.
The city’s investment portfolio sank to $372...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Glendale ranks near the bottom in several categories of fiscal health compared to its fellow Los Angeles County cities, according to a recent grand jury report, an analysis city officials protested as flawed.
The categories, discussed in a 120-page...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A plot of ground that in 2006 was the proposed site of an Armenian high school and condominium project has caught the interest of the City Council. In a closed-door meeting this week, council members discussed purchasing the land, which is near...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:43 PM
In a 3-2 vote, the City Council on Tuesday night approved five years of electricity rate increases through 2018. When compounded, the increases equate to a 29% hike for Glendale's residents.
The rate increases came after several public meetings about...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Construction crews are slated to break ground in the fall on what will become Glendale Community College's largest building.
The 90,000-square-foot, three-story structure, to built near the parking garage, will house classrooms and computer labs, as...