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  • 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 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...
  • Law firm agrees to defend Glendale in comfort-women statue lawsuit

    A Los Angeles law firm has agreed to represent the city of Glendale for free in its defense of a statue honoring women taken as sex slaves for the Japanese Army during World War II, the installation of which has been called into question by a lawsuit...
  • Op-Ed: It takes citizens to make a city

    Personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute presented in court on the validity of the transfers to the General Fund. Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa's op-ed of March 22, “Glendale’s City Charter is clear,” is itself a...
  • Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes

    Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes
    By limiting free self-defense classes to women only, the city of Glendale and its Commission on the Status of Women is violating federal and state civil rights laws that protect against sexual discrimination, according to a letter sent this month to...
  • Letter: Utility transfer has history on its side

    There are points in Mr. Kedikian’s recent op-ed (“It takes engaged citizen to make a city”) that I agree with. Among them are that personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute over the GWP transfer. On the first point though,...
  • Timeline: A look back on Drayman's meandering legal woes

    Timeline: A look back on Drayman's meandering legal woes
    April 2007: Councilman John Drayman wins a seat on the City Council after leaving his position as president of the Montrose Shopping Park Assn. board of directors. March 2010: Drayman signs a contract with National Fire Systems & Services Inc. to...
  • Court rules in city's favor regarding school shutdown

    A California appellate court has reversed a lower court’s decision to award damages to a private Armenian school that fought to operate in Glendale after it was temporarily shut down for serious health and safety violations. The three-judge panel...
  • City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties

    City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties
    Glendale’s latest attempt to protect the Alex Theatre and other former redevelopment properties didn’t work — so the City Council this week decided to try a new tactic. Ever since state lawmakers in 2012 ended redevelopment, a program...
  • Judge compares ex-Glendale councilman John Drayman to Yee, Bell officials

    Judge compares ex-Glendale councilman John Drayman to Yee, Bell officials
    Before sentencing former Councilman John Drayman to one year in county jail for embezzling money from a local farmer’s market, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen Marcus compared Drayman to other public officials who have made recent...
  • Women-only self-defense class postponed

    Women-only self-defense class postponed
    A free women-only self-defense class scheduled for this Wednesday at Glendale Community College has been postponed to an undetermined date as the city attorney continues to review the legality of excluding men from the lessons. The National Coalition...