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  • Glendale City Council approves housing goals

    Glendale City Council approves housing goals
    A slew of goals for Glendale residential planning over the next eight years — from small-lot subdivision to encouraging developers to take advantage of density bonuses offered in exchange for affordable housing units — were approved by the...
  • Residents sue over 'hidden taxes' in utility transfer

    Residents sue over 'hidden taxes' in utility transfer
    A concerned residents group filed a lawsuit this week asking a Los Angeles County judge to force Glendale to stop transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility to the city’s coffers and return $90 million it had shifted from one fund...
  • City can't intervene in Twelve Oaks sale but could buy property

    City can't intervene in Twelve Oaks sale but could buy property
    While City Hall can't legally put the brakes on a nonprofit's plan to close and sell a senior living facility, there could be other options that might thwart the move, some of which officials suggested be taken up by private citizens. “I do...
  • Letter: Gadflies have a voice in the News-Press

    Re: “Sign the petition to lower taxes,” Mailbag, Feb. 26. Thank you, Dolores Francis, for an exceptional presentation regarding the petition to repeal Glendale's 7% utility “water” tax. Now that the facts of this issue are being...
  • Rain updates: Mud flow in Chevy Chase canyon, minimal delays at Bob Hope

    Rain updates: Mud flow in Chevy Chase canyon, minimal delays at Bob Hope
    [UPDATED 4:01 p.m.] As rain pounds the Southland, residents and public safety officials in the Burbank-Glendale-La Caņada region are dealing with a series of mostly minor incidents. Here's a roundup of what's happened so far: - Crews temporarily...
  • Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale

    Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale
    Despite a heavy downpour that saw some parts of the Foothills receive more than two inches of rain, Glendale weathered the second storm system of the week with mostly minor incidents and inconveniences. According to the National Weather Service, the wet...
  • Video: People ignoring warning lights at Burbank Metrolink

    In a drive to combat pedestrian fatalities, Los Angeles County transit officials unveiled a video Tuesday showing dozens of people walking, running, bicycling -- and in one case, rolling in a wheelchair -- across dangerous railroad tracks despite flashing...
  • Glendale council and union strike a deal

    The City Council struck a deal with Glendale’s largest union this week to reverse a 1.5% pay cut council members imposed on the Glendale City Employees Assn. in 2010. Although the pay cut for the 750-member union will be lifted, rank-and-file...
  • Ron Kaye: Facing the state's day of reckoning

    Ron Kaye: Facing the state's day of reckoning
    Gov. Pete Wilson suffered a power outage over his Prop. 187 assault on illegal immigrants. Gov. Gray Davis self-destructed over runaway spending policies that hurt just about everybody. And the politically ambivalent Arnold Schwarzenegger's big ideas went...
  • Glendale city officials rip grand jury report

    City leaders on Tuesday slammed a recent Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury report that concluded Glendale fell short on several markers of fiscal health, with one local official calling the findings “garbage” while another heaped ire on...
  • Dream home becomes a nightmare in La Crescenta

    Dream home becomes a nightmare in La Crescenta
    The past two years have been horrendous for Judy Shea, whose Glendale home is under the control of a court-appointed receiver hired by the city to repair massive health and safety code violations. She says she's felt frustrated and confused as...
  • Eateries take a seat at the Exchange table

    Eateries take a seat at the Exchange table
    Two long-vacant restaurant spaces in the Exchange in downtown Glendale are set to have new tenants this year, including one long-standing Brand Boulevard restaurant that’s moving to a new home, while a third is making a go in a space that has seen...