| Jul 26, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Since the height of the recession, Glendale has spent roughly $33 million on parks improvements, but officials wouldn’t have been able to accomplish that feat during those lean budget years if not for outside sources such as state and federal...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:19 PM
The City Council on Tuesday is set to discuss a controversial set of electricity rate increases that would raise the compounded rate by 29% for residents and 24% for businesses by 2018.
The proposed hikes would begin with an average jump of 8% this...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Cañada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district.
That seat, currently...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:26 AM
After spending nearly two months to review the city’s finances, the City Council unanimously approved a $170.7-million General Fund budget for next fiscal year, which begins July 1, on Tuesday night.
But even as the city prepares to move forward...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:12 PM
While Glendale officials want to create a new economic development department to replace the defunct redevelopment agency, there's no money to operate it.
But that appears to be a temporary hurdle.
The City Council took the first step this week to...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Just $10,000 has been generated for Glendale’s 100th float in the Tournament of Roses Parade — and all of it from just one donor.
The amount of money raised is a far cry from the $150,000 the city would like to cover with donations from...