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  • Local officials express happiness with resolution observing Armenian Genocide

    Public officials in Glendale are praising a vote by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday that passed a resolution to observe and commemorate the Armenian Genocide. Authored by committee chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mark...
  • Letter: Government should also obey law

    In “Funds help pay for the general welfare” (Mailbag, March 15) Fred Fox wrote he’s disturbed by the lawsuit questioning the appropriateness of transferring utility monies to support general services. But, the lawsuit addresses...
  • Trustees extend GCC leader's contract

    Glendale Community College trustees voted this week to extend Supt./President David Viar’s contract through 2017 and bump up his salary by 2%. Viar took the helm of the campus in 2013 following a period of several years during which the college...
  • Letter: Campaign finance system needs repair

    In 2010, the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission (FEC) decision not only removed limitations on corporate spending in federal elections, it also eliminated the requirement placed on candidates to disclose their sources of funding to the...
  • Gatto responds to warning letter

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) responded this week to the fact that he was one of 37 state politicians who received warning letters from a state ethics agency for accepting improper campaign contributions. An investigation by the Fair Political...
  • Glendale special election slated for June

    A special election to replace outgoing Councilman Frank Quintero is set to take place on June 3 and be consolidated with a statewide primary election following a unanimous City Council vote this week. On the ballot may also be a tax measure proposed...
  • Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition

    Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition
    Somber events commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide were held this week, complete with reflections on the 1.5 million people who were slaughtered at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. We are greatly disappointed that it appears we&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...