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  • Start the Presses: With love from Santa Clarita

    Start the Presses: With love from Santa Clarita
    Few talk about it and fewer know what it means: Glendale employees generally do not live in the city they serve, a figure that drops to minuscule levels when you focus on police and fire. Why? Maybe because they don’t want you to see them outside...
  • Glendale Preservation Commission to rule on historic home

    Glendale Preservation Commission to rule on historic home
    The Historical Preservation Commission is set to decide the fate of a Ranch-style home on Thursday that the owner wants to demolish, even though it’s located in a historic district. The proposal to raze the 1954 home in the 1500 block of Valley...
  • School board recommends crossing guards reassignments

    Glendale school officials made recommendations last week for placing crossing guards at several new schools. Under the plan, Balboa, Fremont, Horace Mann and John Muir elementary schools, along with Roosevelt Middle School, would each have a crossing...
  • Lawsuit filed in water-rate flap

    A financial consulting company that miscalculated multiple years of water rates in 2012 should pay for its mistakes, which cost Glendale more than $9.3 million, according to a lawsuit city officials filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court. The $9....
  • City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors

    City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors
    The Glendale City Council on Tuesday agreed to write a letter asking the federal government to inscribe the names of 74 U.S. Navy sailors killed at sea decades ago — including one from Glendale — on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,...
  • Phoenicia under fire for parking issues

    Phoenicia under fire for parking issues
    For neighbors of Phoenicia, a popular Lebanese restaurant owned by a city commissioner, the eatery's large-scale expansion has caused noise and parking headaches, but their biggest complaint lately has been the appearance of special treatment. When Rima...
  • City of Glendale seeks to build batting cages

    City of Glendale seeks to build batting cages
    City officials took a step Monday afternoon toward building a new six-bay batting cage at the Glendale Sports Complex Monday as the Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission OK’d the search for a concessionaire for the new recreational...
  • Gatto applauds proposed source to rainy day fund

    State Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) reacted positively to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to establish a new annual source for the state’s rainy day fund. Brown’s plan, which requires voter approval, entails an automatic 1.5%...
  • Community: Kiwanis honor a 'keen' couple

    Community: Kiwanis honor a 'keen' couple
    A special award presentation was part of Lt. Gov. Ron Baker’s official visit on May 2 to the Glendale Kiwanis Club, his home club, at the Elks Lodge. The perpetual trophy, called the Herman W. Bockwinkle Award, is so ugly no one wants to display...
  • Council moves to limit gush of increasing water rates

    The City Council tossed out a recommended water-rate-increase plan on Tuesday that would boost Glendale Water & Power revenue by a compounded 26.3% over the next five years, preferring to set the ceiling for their rate discussion at a compounded 20.4%...
  • Alex Theatre unveils new backstage area

    Alex Theatre unveils new backstage area
    About 26 feet below what once was a back parking lot at the Alex Theatre has been transformed into a gleaming new storage and dressing room area complete with two elevators after a yearlong renovation aimed at attracting a wider variety of shows to the...
  • Videos feature council hopefuls

    Videos feature council hopefuls
    Tired of the traditional format of candidate forums hosted at a church, community center or country club, members of one local group decided to take their questions for this year’s City Council candidates to a different community gathering space:...