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  • 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...
  • Letter: Unions would expect payback for support

    I want a candidate who would represent my values, but must of all I want someone who I can count on once elected. That is what most of us want and it is not much different for an association or a union. Furthermore, the larger the investment in a...
  • Local groups want California legislature to back state fracking moratorium

    More than 100 environmental and community groups, including Burbank and Glendale organizations, Thursday sent a letter to the California Legislature urging lawmakers to support a moratorium on the oil-production method of hydraulic fracturing, or...
  • Glendale officials step up focus on pedestrian safety

    Glendale officials step up focus on pedestrian safety
    The camera focuses in on candles glowing on a birthday cake. A young girl wants to wait for her grandfather to arrive to make her wish, but her mother encourages her to do it without him. The scene switches to an older man walking down the street carrying...
  • 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...
  • City council candidates field development, pedestrian safety questions at forum

    City council candidates field development, pedestrian safety questions at forum
    The five Glendale City Council hopefuls gathered at another candidate forum Thursday and each was asked a different question with topics ranging from public safety to bettering lines of communication between city hall and residents. The candidates are...
  • 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...
  • A new filter for trash: Glendale resident spotlights discarded trash issue via Instagram

    A new filter for trash: Glendale resident spotlights discarded trash issue via Instagram
    Picture after picture of discarded shopping carts, couches, broken TVs, even a dishwasher — all altered by colored filters — show up on the Instagram stream for a fake Glendale Visitor’s Bureau. The creator of the account,...
  • 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...
  • Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed

    Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed
    City officials postponed this week a closed-door discussion by City Council about a roughly $91,800 lawsuit the city filed against a man who crashed a single-engine plane into a Glendale neighborhood two years ago, and a new meeting date is yet to be set....
  • News-Press Editorial: Please take the time to vote on June 3

    The primary election is Tuesday, when Glendale voters who have not already cast their ballots by mail will join their compatriots throughout California in visiting the polls between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. In addition to the usual state primary ballot...
  • Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election

    Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election
    Election polls are set to open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m. with two Glendale-specific items on the ballot, along with the statewide primary races for California governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and other state and Los Angeles...