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  • 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....
  • 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 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...
  • 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 CaƱada region are dealing with a series of mostly minor incidents. Here's a roundup of what's happened so far: - Crews temporarily...
  • 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...
  • Comfort-women statue dispute continues

    Comfort-women statue dispute continues
    A Glendale resident, along with a Los Angeles resident and a nonprofit group, filed a lawsuit this week asking a federal judge to force the city of Glendale to remove a controversial statue in a public park that honors women victimized by the Japanese...
  • City breaks ground on affordable apartment complex

    City breaks ground on affordable apartment complex
    Standing in a massive, 15-feet deep hole, city officials broke ground on a 44-unit affordable housing project that will give preferences to veterans on Wednesday. The $20.4 million project for low-income residents at 327-331 W. Salem St. is expected to...
  • Community: High school girls shadow city officials

    Community: High school girls shadow city officials
    Girls attending Holy Family High School spent a recent morning at Glendale City Hall hearing about career opportunities, meeting city officials and representatives of various departments and asking questions. Stephen Nersesyan, human resources analyst...