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  • Former instructor accused of lewd acts with minor pleads no contest

    Former instructor accused of lewd acts with minor pleads no contest
    A former public safety instructor at Hoover High School accused of sexually assaulting an underage student on-campus entered a no-contest plea on Tuesday that entails some jail time and registering as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Delvon...
  • 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%...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition

    Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition
    Somber events commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide were held this week, complete with reflections on the 1.5 million people who were slaughtered at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. We are greatly disappointed that it appears we&...
  • Teacher becomes the student

    LA CRESCENTA — Dominique Evans-Bye alternated between bar graphs, geographic maps and spreadsheets filled with population, schools, hospitals, police, fire and rescue locations and resources. Her computer screen had little room for anything else....
  • Lieutenant sues Police Department

    CITY HALL — A female police lieutenant who says she endured years of on-the-job discrimination is the latest officer to file a lawsuit against the Glendale Police Department. Police Lt. Susan Hayn is the eighth officer known to have filed a...
  • Gatto introduces bill to ease pension burden following Bell scandal

    Glendale and other cities bearing some of the pension burden for the city of Bell's excessive salaries could get relief from legislation introduced in Sacramento late Tuesday. The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), would force...
  • Unions agree to concessions

    CITY HALL — Concessions agreed to by the unions that cover firefighters and most managers should save the city $1.5 million, officials say, but negotiations remain ongoing with the largest employee union. The Glendale City Employees Assn., which...
  • Schiff foe targets estate tax

    Pasadena businessman John Colbert, the Republican challenging Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) in November, has signed the "Death Tax Repeal Pledge," promising he would vote for permanent repeal of the federal estate tax. The pledge is the brainchild of the...