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  • Ron Kaye: Is the civil grand jury relevant?

    Ron Kaye: Is the civil grand jury relevant?
    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...
  • 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,...
  • Op-Ed: Glendale's growth plans have mobility in mind

    Op-Ed: Glendale's growth plans have mobility in mind
    In response to the Glendale News-Press article "Massive building boom troubles Caltrans" published on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014: The city of Glendale has executed a policy of smart and sustainable development in and around our downtown core. Not only does...
  • 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 continues to invest in capital improvement projects

    Last year, Glendale completed about $36 million in capital improvement projects, and city officials plan for roughly $78 million worth of projects this year and in 2015, according to City Engineer Roubik Golanian. The projects, which include improvements...