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  • Letter: Disaster on Sunset could happen here

    Recently, it was reported a water main had ruptured flooding Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus. Glendale residents should be asking can this happen in the Jewel City? Glendale, like Los Angeles, is years behind in maintaining its water and power...
  • Letter: Mayor Sinanyan has opened a window

    A breath of fresh air is blowing through City Council chambers. It is breathing life into the lungs of the average citizen giving him the voice to speak and the courage to participate. It's another example that shows when citizens are allowed to...
  • Letter: Pension reform is a lofty goal

    The Glendale Coalition for Better Government is encouraged by the op-ed piece penned by Councilwoman Paula Devine and welcomes her objective for pension reform. It takes courage to make the hard choices and right a wrong that has handicapped city...
  • 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%...
  • City to add free self-defense classes for boys, men only

    City to add free self-defense classes for boys, men only
    Rather than get rid of free self-defense classes offered by a city commission for women and girls that puts the city on shaky legal grounds, the City Council this week unanimously voted to offer similar classes for men and boys. Most of the council...
  • Council candidates want to slow down development in downtown Glendale

    As thousands of apartment units continue to fill downtown Glendale, all five candidates for City Council told about 130 people on Wednesday night at the first election forum this campaign season that they believe in slowing down development. “It&...
  • Local Armenian-American leaders say Turkish Prime Minister's statement falls short

    Leaders of the Armenian community in Glendale said a  statement by the Turkish Prime Minister on Wednesday offering his condolences to descendants of Armenians massacred by the Ottoman Empire nearly a century ago fell short because the country continues...
  • Appelate court blocks pay-cut complaint

    An attempt by the city’s largest union to reverse a 2010 contract that reduced pay was blocked, yet again, on Friday by a three-judge panel from the state’s Los Angeles-based Court of Appeal. Although the city may have engaged in one instance...
  • Start the Presses: An interesting week in gender issues

    Start the Presses: An interesting week in gender issues
    This has been a fascinating week, gender wise. First, Glendale resumed its women's self-defense class — delayed while officials tried to figure out how to deal with cries of gender bias from a San Diego nonprofit with a self-important name. The...
  • 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...