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  • Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers

    Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers
    Tia Lessin and Carl Deal’s documentary “Citizen Koch” (which opened June 27 at Laemmle’s Playhouse) achieved a certain notoriety when its nominally independent backers at ITVS dropped support for the film. Although other reasons...
  • Precinct data reveal Devine territory

    While City Council election winner Paula Devine had support from nearly every corner of the city, most of the precincts she dominated were in Glendale’s northern region, according to an analysis of Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder data. Devine...
  • City rushes to improve Alex before redevelopment funds dry up

    City rushes to improve Alex before redevelopment funds dry up
    The Alex Theatre needs to stand on its own, city officials said Tuesday, but with the Redevelopment Agency giving it $415,000 a year, they are concerned the theater may buckle without the subsidy. Barry McComb, chief executive of Glendale Arts, the...
  • Politicians are overpaying themselves

    State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) has let the cat out of the bag on what goes on in the California Legislature as to what it costs each legislator to run his or her office each year. This is shocking! So I hope the readers are...
  • Campaign finance law adopted

    The City Council approved new campaign finance rules Tuesday night following concerns that contributions may influence decisions on awarding contracts or land-use entitlements. The concerns were ignited by a federal investigation into alleged fraud by...
  • Elks say aloha to lodge members and guests

    For decades, the Glendale Elks have held their annual luau at the local lodge. On Aug. 6 the membership went all out — even the stuffed elk heads were decorated with leis and straw hats. The sold-out event featured a Polynesian buffet heaped with...
  • Council broadens search for manager

    A week after about a dozen residents pressed the City Council to go outside City Hall in their quest to replace outgoing City Manager Jim Starbird, an executive recruiting firm has been hired to conduct the search. The City Council on Tuesday agreed to...
  • Former mayor Jerry Milner dies at 81

    Former mayor Jerry Milner dies at 81
    Jerry Milner, a former Glendale mayor who served on the City Council during a period of significant growth in the city, died of a heart attack Saturday. He was 81. Although he left Glendale’s dais in 1991 after serving two terms on the City...
  • City pulls plug on parking meters after issuing erroneous tickets

    City pulls plug on parking meters after issuing erroneous tickets
    The parking meters are still there in downtown Glendale, but for a while, at least, the spaces they guard will be available for free. The city deactivated its network of electronic parking meters in downtown Thursday after receiving complaints from...
  • Cops will use grant to combat real estate fraud

    The Glendale Police Department’s thinly-staffed Financial Crimes unit received a county grant this week to help investigate real estate fraud, which is on a rise in Glendale, officials said. The Los Angeles County Fraud Prosecution Program...
  • Vivian Boisen

      Vivian Boisen Vivian was born on January 28, 1917 in Oakland, CA to Seth and Amy Hodson. She passed away in Burbank, CA on July 25, after having suffered a stroke in April. She grew up in the Bay area, where she met the love of her life, Martin....
  • Seo spectacular at CIF

    GLENDALE — The top-10 individual performances by an athlete in an individual setting from the 2010-11 season were selected by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press. 1 Young Tae Seo shatters and impresses again at CIF Southern Section...