| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
The City Council decided this week to eschew a competitive bidding process to refinance nearly $87 million worth of bonds because officials feared the issuance would have no takers if they went the traditional route.
But the decision didn’t come...
| 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...
| 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 Caņada public schools, a move they hope will resolve a decades-old...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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 Caņada.
Students in the New Hampshire-shaped area within La Caņada city limits attend Glendale schools, a quirk of history, geography and...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Glendale officials plan to close a $1.2 million budget gap for next fiscal year without reducing staff or using money put aside for police vacancies.
Compared to budget gaps of $15.4 million and $18 million, respectively, over the past two years, the...
| 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...
| 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...