| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:50 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:47 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:25 AM
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...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:16 AM
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...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:42 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Five men were charged Friday with multiple counts of identity theft after they allegedly used re-encoded credit cards to buy and resell gas for profit, police said.
The men — Norik Tergalstanyan, 45, Arman Karapetyan, 24, Andranik Tashchyan, 57,...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 2:44 PM
After maneuvering through a tangled bureaucratic mess, Burbank and Glendale have received millions to pay down redevelopment-related debt obligations, although the amounts they received fell short of what city officials say is their fair share.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Once slated for a multifamily housing project, to be built by an affordable housing developer that the city is now suing for fraud, a central Glendale site is on its way to becoming a “Veterans Village.”
With a unanimous vote, the City...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:30 AM
California lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposed five-year, $500-million extension of the state’s film tax credit, despite opposition from teachers and others to giving Hollywood so much financial help when the state is cutting...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Lawmakers gave a preliminary thumbs up to a two-year extension of California's film tax credit, a mixed result for Hollywood backers who had pressed for a five-year extension but were relieved to get more money given the state's budget crunch.
By a 5-1...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 7:11 PM
The Republican candidate in the 43rd Assembly District who has touted himself as a “business conservative” extinguished more than $49,000 in credit card debt after he and his wife emerged from Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, court records...
| Oct 14, 2012
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.
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