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  • 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...
  • Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition

    Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition
    As ‎nearly 1,200 people packed the Alex Theatre on Thursday at the 13th annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, attendees were abuzz about a historic statement made by the Turkish Prime Minister the day prior. PHOTOS: Armenian Genocide...
  • Letter: Mohill is willing to fight the unions

    One of the most critical and important responsibilities a member of the Glendale City Council has is to approve or disapprove the contracts negotiated between the public employee unions and the city of Glendale. Over the last decade or more our public...
  • Laemmle Lofts project inches forward

    The City Council on Tuesday took the first step toward approving a number of administrative items that are set to get the Laemmle Lofts project — which has been on the books since 2011 — ready for construction by early 2015. The council...
  • 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:...
  • City Council candidates talk 'McMansions,' utility transfers at forum

    City Council candidates talk 'McMansions,' utility transfers at forum
    During a candidate forum on Wednesday, Glendale City Council candidates said they support copying a Los Angeles ordinance that limits building so-called McMansions on steep hills. "That's just common sense. I have no problem with that," said Vartan...