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  • Scams land Glendale man in prison

    A 52-year-old Glendale man was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison and ordered to repay nearly $9.8 million to families, some of whom lost their life savings when they unwittingly participated in his three separate scams, including a Ponzi scheme....
  • Council to review options to address Glendale budget deficit

    Although city fees related to Glendale’s building boom and a rebound in post-recession sales taxes are expected to boost resources for the city’s budget, rising pension, medical, and other costs are expected to eat into those increases,...
  • Glendale nonprofits see drop in federal funding

    Once again, federal funding for local nonprofits was cut as federal dollars earmarked for social services shrink each year. This year, Glendale received about $1.6 million, or 10% less than last year, for its Community Development Block Grant program,...
  • Drayman on the hook for outstanding debt

    Drayman on the hook for outstanding debt
    When former Councilman John Drayman begins his five years of probation, expected to begin next month, the first meetings he has with the Los Angeles County Probation Office will include a thorough review of his assets and liabilities to determine how much...
  • Letter: Other words to describe Jim Starbird

    Letter: Other words to describe Jim Starbird
    If there is a word that seems to be overused in the past decade or so is “great.” It has lost its exceptional acumen. We say “That's a great pair of shoes!” when we really mean “appealing design.” Likewise, we accrue...
  • Letter: Court should interpret charter's intent

    As a Glendale resident and GWP rate-paying customer, I have been very interested in the Forum letters about how revenues from GWP are distributed — for water and electricity purchases, repair and upgrading of infrastructure, operating expenses,...
  • On the Town: Brand Library reopens with a new look

    After an extensive, two-year renovation, the Brand Library & Art Center reopened with a celebrity gala. Close to 150 supporters got a first look at the brand new library and art center's facelift. Last Saturday, handsome men, with or without black ties,...
  • Could NASA's 2015 budget leave Mars rover Opportunity high and dry?

    NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity recently passed its 10th anniversary exploring the Red Planet and embarked on what scientists called a brand new mission, but the trusty little rover’s funding has been thrust onto uncertain terrain. In the $17....
  • Glendale looks to increase bond payment

    Glendale school officials are looking to increase the current bond tax rate, charging property owners more per year, but saving more than $200 million in interest over the life of the bond. In April 2011, voters approved the $270-million bond with a...
  • Letter: Utility transfer has history on its side

    There are points in Mr. Kedikian’s recent op-ed (“It takes engaged citizen to make a city”) that I agree with. Among them are that personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute over the GWP transfer. On the first point though,...
  • Letter: More details about the General Fund

    The city manager’s March 22 op-ed, “Glendale’s City Charter is clear,” accuses me of having “bad facts.” I wish he respected the public enough to have been careful with his. Here are just some examples. I’m not...
  • Glendale city budget meeting addresses expected funding gaps, increased fees

    To get ahead of seven years of relatively small expected deficits, the City Council set itself on a path to approve a second round of retirement incentives at the second-to-last budget meeting for the year Tuesday night. How many employees may take...