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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...