| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:58 PM
The partial federal government shutdown is being hotly contested in Washington D.C., but its impacts will be felt locally, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Tuesday — the first day many federal workers were furloughed.
The shutdown came about when...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:54 PM
As a government shutdown looms to possibly begin at midnight (EST) Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said it would adversely impact the economy and blamed Republicans in Congress who have "once again created a crisis that has put America’s fiscal...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The past two years have been horrendous for Judy Shea, whose Glendale home is under the control of a court-appointed receiver hired by the city to repair massive health and safety code violations. She says she's felt frustrated and confused as...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
City leaders on Tuesday slammed a recent Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury report that concluded Glendale fell short on several markers of fiscal health, with one local official calling the findings “garbage” while another heaped ire on...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Gov. Pete Wilson suffered a power outage over his Prop. 187 assault on illegal immigrants. Gov. Gray Davis self-destructed over runaway spending policies that hurt just about everybody. And the politically ambivalent Arnold Schwarzenegger's big ideas went...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
The City Council struck a deal with Glendale’s largest union this week to reverse a 1.5% pay cut council members imposed on the Glendale City Employees Assn. in 2010.
Although the pay cut for the 750-member union will be lifted, rank-and-file...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Despite opposition from Mayor Dave Weaver, the Glendale City Council approved spending up to $100,000 on a variety of street improvements to make city roads safer for bicyclists.
Weaver said he opposed the proposal because its specifics had not been...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Top management positions in the Glendale Police Department are changing, starting with the promotion of a longtime captain and the induction of the department’s first-ever female commander.
Carl Povilaitis, a 22-year Glendale police veteran, was...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:13 AM
In a drive to combat pedestrian fatalities, Los Angeles County transit officials unveiled a video Tuesday showing dozens of people walking, running, bicycling -- and in one case, rolling in a wheelchair -- across dangerous railroad tracks despite flashing...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The Glendale Civil Service Commission this week challenged a new agreement that would change the way appeal hearings are heard for disciplined police officers, claiming the revision violates the city charter.
The city adopted a one-year contract in...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:08 PM
For the first time in several years, the Glendale emergency winter shelter may not be located at the National Guard Armory, a downtown site that has sparked controversy in the past, in large part because of its proximity to the Central Library and...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:33 PM
A Japanese city is considering dissolution of its sister-city relationship with Glendale, a move its officials say is unrelated to the installation of a controversial “comfort women” memorial, despite statements in the local media and a...