| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:05 AM
It's just another tragic news story until it's about someone you know.
If you read the Glendale News-Press last week you saw a story about a man who closed the book on his life by jumping from the Glendale (2) Freeway overpass above Chevy Chase Drive....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:21 PM
City Council candidates on the campaign trail have lobbed critiques at city employees, bashing their pensions and salaries, and, at a campaign forum Wednesday, their ability to serve on the council.
Two retired city employees, Sam Engel and Edith...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Firefighters were able to contain a fire in a third-story apartment unit from spreading Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
Fire crews arrived about 3:35 p.m. to find flames rising from the third-floor apartment window in the 600 block of East Chevy...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:56 PM
A large bear was spotted early Wednesday outside a home in the Chevy Chase Canyon neighborhood in Glendale, police said.
Residents saw the bear at about 6:27 a.m. three feet away from their home’s front window in the 3000 block of Buckingham Road,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:20 PM
North Glendale has historically been the cradle from which elected officials hail. It’s also home to the neighborhoods with some of the highest voter participation rates.
All the current City Council members live north of the freeway and in the...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Just as the memory of "Meatball," Glendale's favorite bear, may be fading, it appears a new bruin has taken to the city.
And this black bear — described as 3 to 4 feet tall and weighing about 200 pounds — has a fondness for hummingbird...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:51 PM
The old house at 540 West Broadway has sheltered many people during its long life — first as a private home, then as a boarding house and now as Wellness Works, which provides a safe haven for veterans through a program called ‘Welcome Home...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Emergency responders in Glendale were kept busy Monday morning with two major vehicle accidents, including one in which a small sedan rammed into the side of a building, injuring two people.
In that crash, the sedan went into the side of a building at...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:48 PM
The morning commute proved to be challenging Monday after two separate traffic crashes -- including a car that smashed into a glass storefront -- tied up public safety resources and resulted in several injuries.
Of the five people who sustained...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Glendale police on Tuesday night seized an open red ballot box that was found strewn on the roadway at Chevy Chase Drive, officials said.
The ballot box, which was discovered about 9:20 p.m. on Chevy Chase Drive, fell off the top of a car of an inspector...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:15 PM
A 20-year-old gang member was arrested Thursday after a compliance search of his Tujunga home yielded a Taser, which violates his probation.
Alejandro Cisneros was taken into custody at his home on Samoa Avenue in Tujunga on suspicion of violating terms...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Edward Weston has been the topic several times in the 10-plus years I've been writing Verdugo Views. And, each time, the Weston name gets noticed.
The Jan. 12 column on Ivan Forbes' memories of living across the street from the Weston family was no...