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  • Judge compares ex-Glendale councilman John Drayman to Yee, Bell officials

    Judge compares ex-Glendale councilman John Drayman to Yee, Bell officials
    Before sentencing former Councilman John Drayman to one year in county jail for embezzling money from a local farmer’s market, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen Marcus compared Drayman to other public officials who have made recent...
  • Timeline: A look back on Drayman's meandering legal woes

    Timeline: A look back on Drayman's meandering legal woes
    April 2007: Councilman John Drayman wins a seat on the City Council after leaving his position as president of the Montrose Shopping Park Assn. board of directors. March 2010: Drayman signs a contract with National Fire Systems & Services Inc. to...
  • Court rules in city's favor regarding school shutdown

    A California appellate court has reversed a lower court’s decision to award damages to a private Armenian school that fought to operate in Glendale after it was temporarily shut down for serious health and safety violations. The three-judge panel...
  • City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties

    City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties
    Glendale’s latest attempt to protect the Alex Theatre and other former redevelopment properties didn’t work — so the City Council this week decided to try a new tactic. Ever since state lawmakers in 2012 ended redevelopment, a program...
  • Letter: Utility transfer has history on its side

    There are points in Mr. Kedikian’s recent op-ed (“It takes engaged citizen to make a city”) that I agree with. Among them are that personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute over the GWP transfer. On the first point though,...
  • Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes

    Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes
    By limiting free self-defense classes to women only, the city of Glendale and its Commission on the Status of Women is violating federal and state civil rights laws that protect against sexual discrimination, according to a letter sent this month to...
  • Op-Ed: It takes citizens to make a city

    Personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute presented in court on the validity of the transfers to the General Fund. Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa's op-ed of March 22, “Glendale’s City Charter is clear,” is itself a...
  • Law firm agrees to defend Glendale in comfort-women statue lawsuit

    A Los Angeles law firm has agreed to represent the city of Glendale for free in its defense of a statue honoring women taken as sex slaves for the Japanese Army during World War II, the installation of which has been called into question by a lawsuit...
  • IBEW files transfer lawsuit

    A Glendale resident and a city union filed a lawsuit last week in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to stop Glendale officials from transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility fund to pay for police, parks and other general services....
  • Survey shows Glendale residents are pleased with city

    As city officials try to test the waters about where voters stand on additional taxes, a recent survey revealed that residents are generally pleased with how the city is operating and are not prepared to take on any new taxation measures. Results from...
  • Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered

    Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered
    Los Angeles County transportation officials presented several alternatives this week for a new overpass and other road work in the San Fernando Corridor that would pave the way for the closure of one of the most dangerous street-level crossings in the...
  • 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...