| 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 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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:48 PM
For the city to completely reject the grand jury’s report (“City to ignore jury’s report,” June 13) is sheer fiscal absurdity. Ignorance is bliss, but arrogance in government by city officials is perilous and reckless. “He...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Glendale Community College may be approaching the light at the end of the tunnel.
As part of a tentative draft of the 2013-14 budget this week, college officials predict more students and more classes this fall.
Although college officials still have...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:06 PM
The project costs for a Central Library revamp have ballooned from $10 million to $15 million, and while the City Council on Tuesday agreed the renovations are necessary to revive the city's core, they didn't make a decision on how to fill the funding gap...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Many government meetings are broadcast live and archived with a vast array of official records posted online. Mainstream media may be on financial life support, but more than half the adult population still reads a newspaper daily, in print or digital...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill.
Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...