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  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Tree ordinance returns to dais

    CITY HALL — Three years after Glendale became a widespread subject of scorn for fining a husband and wife $347,000 for illegally trimming 13 trees, the City Council today is slated to discuss easing some rules, while giving officials more discretion...
  • Computer system getting costlier

    CITY HALL — The cost of updating an internal city computer system has nearly doubled since the original $1.2-million contract was approved, but officials say it's still less expensive than other alternatives. Just last week, the City Council...
  • Council grooms trimming rules

    CITY HALL — The City Council on Tuesday endorsed what officials called a "complete revamp" of indigenous trees protections that three years ago left a Glendale couple with a $347,000 fine for illegal pruning. The Indigenous Tree Ordinance was...
  • Political Landscape: Governor calls lame-duck budget session

    Governor callse lame-duck budget session State Sen. Carol Liu (D-Glendale) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) will go to Sacramento next week for an emergency budget session called by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. But it is unlikely the state's...
  • Winter shelter puts the light on

    Cecilia Tapia spends most nights sleeping in Glendale parks, but she said the cold winter weather has made it almost unbearable, leading to illnesses that have required ambulance trips to local hospitals. Still, Tapia, 50, said she looks forward to...