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  • New trails are gateways to open space

    New trails are gateways to open space
    For Brenna Pratt, a freshman at Crescenta Valley High School, the best parts of a new 2-mile trail are the multiple switchbacks leading up the side of the San Rafael Hills. "I think they're really fun," said the 14-year-old before she and nearly two...
  • Judge questions Glendale police firing

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has ordered Glendale's Civil Service Commission to reconsider an earlier decision upholding the firing of two Glendale police officers and demotion of another for taking a department-issued car on a joy ride to...
  • When will enough be enough for voters?

    In December 2012, Glendale Finance Director Bob Elliott told the public, “…at some point, we’ll have more retirees than active.” In the April 20 News-Press, in the story headlined “Pension cost rise to hit city budget,&...
  • Smoking rules to change in Glendale

    The City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to give final approval to an ordinance that will increase the distance between smoking and non-smoking sections in outdoor dining patios from 10 to 15 feet. The change comes after some council members said...
  • Former city workers retired, but still working

    Former city workers retired, but still working
    Former Glendale Police Capt. Ray Edey is not one to relax, so when he had the opportunity to return to writing grant applications for the city in September 2011, about a week after he retired, he took it. "I don't golf, fish or hunt," said the 30-year...
  • Glendale police joyride case goes to court

    Three police officers, a department-issued car and a joyride to Las Vegas — that journey and its potential consequences hit a Los Angeles County Superior Courtroom on Tuesday. An attorney for Officer Patrick Hamblin and his former colleagues...
  • Glendale approves new smoking restrictions

    The City Council further clamped down on smokers Tuesday night, unanimously approving new rules that will ban smoking in all new apartment and condominium units and add another layer of punishment that can be applied to those who break Glendale’s...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity
    The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill. Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...
  • Glendale former mayor under fire

    Glendale former mayor under fire
    Two Glendale residents have asked the California attorney general for permission to file a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Councilman Frank Quintero to fill a vacant seat on the council dais just days after he retired from office. The residents,...
  • Glendale is no different from Los Angeles

    In 2001, Former Mayor Frank Quintero approved changing the benefit factor that would allow safety personnel to retire after 30 years of service at age 50 with 90% of their last year of spiked income, rather than maintaining their existing generous 75%...
  • Electricity rate hikes back on the radar in Glendale

    Electricity rate hikes back on the radar in Glendale
    Glendale will host a series of community meetings to discuss a schedule of electricity rate increases that city officials say are needed to pay for badly needed infrastructure upgrades and to improve the utility’s financial footing. The meetings...
  • Glendale considers clamping down further on smoking

    Glendale considers clamping down further on smoking
    Being a smoker in Glendale could get a lot more restrictive in the coming months after officials this week proposed a number of new laws to limit the reach of second-hand smoke. The City Council on Tuesday moved to ban smoking in all new apartment and...