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  • Political Landscape

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) addressed everything from terrorist trials to Sacramento shenanigans at a Glendale Kiwanis Club meeting Aug. 28. While the club is used to lighter fare, the six-term Congressman explained his bill inspired by the cases of...
  • Week in Review

    EDUCATION Eighth-grader Vanuhi Khdryan heard the warning tone Monday outside Toll Middle School, but stuck around a few minutes waiting for her friends on their first day back from summer break. Glenwood Road — which, according to the state...
  • "It's exciting to be back because you get to see your friends and new teachers. You get tired [of summer vacation]." —Vanuhi Khdryan, an eighth-grader at Toll Middle School, on returning to school this week. "Everyone has had a really good...
  • Court orders school closed

    GLENDALE — A private Armenian school that officials say has violated several zoning and building codes will not be permitted to open its doors as planned next week after city attorneys secured a temporary restraining order against its operators....
  • Online classes, meant for relief, have own hurdles

    Pedro Kim has yet to begin his student development class. The course is almost entirely online, and while the rest of his students were almost one week into their school routine at Glendale Community College, Kim is being left behind. "I haven't had the...
  • Gatto hopes for pension reform

    State lawmakers will hold a public hearing in Glendale next month on a pension reform measure proposed by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would protect cities from having to contribute to bloated pension obligations for former employees....
  • Trash efforts not going to waste

    CITY HALL — Glendale has exceeded an ambitious citywide recycling goal two years earlier than expected, officials said. For the past 10 years, at least 50% of all city waste was diverted from landfills through an assortment of city recycling...
  • Candidate makes stances known

    Candidate makes stances known
    John Colbert said he never considered running for office until he saw the way Congress was killing jobs in California. Colbert was driving through the Central Valley in 2008 when he witnessed farmers clearing trees dying from a lack of water. The trip...
  • District expects rise on exam scores

    GLENDALE — District officials estimate a 12-point gain on the state accountability exam, a significant increase that could add to local property values, officials said. Glendale Unified officials estimate their score on the Academic Performance...
  • CV station working on notification system

    LA CRESCENTA — Crescenta Valley residents may soon start receiving e-mail and text messages from their local sheriff's station when major incidents occur. Crescenta Valley station lieutenants have been receiving training on a new Los Angeles...
  • Effecting change together

    With Glendale and Burbank facing millions in budget shortfalls, there is something to be said for "misery loves company." Not willing to languish in mutual financial despair, the two cities, together with Pasadena, have decided to combine their collective...
  • Pensions: City can't keep up with cost

    Pensions: City can't keep up with cost
    Glendale’s contribution to employee pension plans in 2001: zero. The city’s check in 2009: $22.6 million. The growing burden of the California Public Employees Retirement System on Glendale’s bottom line in the last decade has been...