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  • Brown vetoes bill impacting future Walmarts, extends film tax credits

    Brown vetoes bill impacting future Walmarts, extends film tax credits
    Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have hindered the construction of Wal-Mart Supercenters and other big-box stores by requiring cities and counties to prepare economic-impact reports first. He said SB 469, by Sen. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego), would...
  • Alleged identity theft scheme uncovered at Glendale flower shop

    Alleged identity theft scheme uncovered at Glendale flower shop
    A Glendale florist was arrested at his hillside home Thursday for allegedly using bank account information stolen from his customers to buy $1,900 in gift cards at Target stores in Glendale and Burbank. Vahik Ghookasian, owner of Daisy’s Florist on...
  • Red kettle donations off to a good start in Glendale

    Red kettle donations off to a good start in Glendale
    The Glendale chapter of the Salvation Army is working to raise about $100,000 this holiday season, sending more of its ubiquitous red kettles to local storefronts on the weekends to capture a piece of the shopping crowd as the nonprofit tries to move past...
  • Florists plead not guilty to identity theft charges

    Florists plead not guilty to identity theft charges
    A Glendale florist and his wife pleaded not guilty Monday to multiple charges for allegedly stealing bank information from their customers to buy Visa gift cards at Target stores that they later redeemed at their own store, officials said. Vahik...
  • Credit rating agency uneasy about Bob Hope Airport transit center

    Credit rating agency uneasy about Bob Hope Airport transit center
    The credit rating agency Fitch this week warned that a planned $90-million transit center could significantly increase Bob Hope Airport's debt burden. In maintaining its AA- rating for the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, the agency warned...
  • It's time for a gun show moratorium

    The words “Gun Show” are plastered over the Glendale Civic Auditorium a few blocks from my home of 30 years. Those signs go up several times a year and signal the buyers, the sellers, the collectors of weapons to descend upon my neighborhood....
  • Glendale mulls tapping federal tax credits for library project

    Glendale mulls tapping federal tax credits for library project
    Roughly $10 million in bonds issued in 2010 to improve the Central Library may not be enough to cover the revamp, and with redevelopment money constricted, the City Council plans to review an “exotic” alternative. Glendale officials say they...
  • Man posed as contractor, burglarized office cubicles in 6 buildings, Glendale police say

    Man posed as contractor, burglarized office cubicles in 6 buildings, Glendale police say
    Police are looking for a man who they say posed as a contractor so he could access office buildings and steal valuables from employee cubicles. The unidentified man, who police dubbed the “Office Creeper,” allegedly stole wallets, credit...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday approved a two-year extension of the state’s tax credit for films and television shows shot in California, providing up to $200 million in breaks. The governor agreed that extending the credit program to July 1, 2017, was...
  • Film industry lobbies to extend state film tax credit through 2018

    Film industry lobbies to extend state film tax credit through 2018
    Amid mounting evidence that rival states are chipping away at California’s movie and TV production business, a coalition of entertainment unions and film industry officials is renewing a push to provide long-term funding for California’s...
  • Ron Kaye: Empty desks, a new way of life

    The email from Moody's credit rating service that popped up on my computer screen boggled my mind: Glendale was among 40 California cities that were downgraded or are facing downgrades, but Los Angeles and San Francisco could get upgrades. I'm an old...
  • Glendale, Pasadena lose to state again

    Glendale, Pasadena lose to state again
    A decision Wednesday from a Sacramento County Superior Court that will prevent cities from obtaining money with which to pay down redevelopment debt has left local officials disappointed and frustrated. Glendale had joined with Pasadena, Huntington Beach...