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  • Two may vie for Gatto post

    Two may vie for Gatto post
    Two of Glendale's elected city officials may go head to head in a race for the state Assembly’s 43rd District in 2016, both of them having created finance committees to possibly run for the post currently held by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver...
  • Start the Presses: The squeeze of modern poverty

    Start the Presses: The squeeze of modern poverty
    On Wednesday morning, I had the opportunity to take part in an informal poverty caucus at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center. There, elected officials from Burbank and Glendale sat with leaders of numerous local nonprofits that deal with, among other...
  • 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...
  • City meetings could head for the road

    City officials are assessing the possibility of holding City Council meetings throughout the city following a request by Mayor Zareh Sinanyan. Although the council can't host actual council meetings like the ones at City Hall on Tuesdays, they can...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Few city employees live in Glendale, data shows

    Few city employees live in Glendale, data shows
    Most city employees don’t live in Glendale, and while top officials would prefer the statistics to be flipped, the constraints of reality make that ideal difficult to capture. “Would it be nice to have everyone live within five minutes of...
  • 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...
  • Tropico Apartments project inspires zoning changes

    To create a buffer between industrial buildings in the San Fernando Road corridor and the recently-approved Tropico Apartments, the City Council this week unanimously OK’d changing the zoning of 10 properties near the 220-unit mixed-use...