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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...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • Pacific Park pool approved

    CITY HALL — After years of planning and several designs, Glendale will finally get a municipal public pool at Pacific Park after the City Council this week approved the project. The City Council voted 4 to 1 on Tuesday to approve a $4.1-million...
  • Pension costs sting budget

    CITY HALL — Less than halfway through the current fiscal year, city officials are bracing for yet another multimillion-dollar budget shortfall next year as the tab for employee pensions skyrockets and revenues remain in the can. Final numbers...
  • Taken For Granted: Historian's writings mirror today's understanding of war

    Taken For Granted: Historian's writings mirror today's understanding of war
    The quaint lakeside township of Benzonia is the birthplace of noted civil war historian Bruce Catton. His favorite place to write was a summer home perched on a bluff overlooking the sparkling waters of Crystal Lake. A glance to the north offered a...
  • Housing Authority considers options

    CITY HALL — With the city's main affordable housing developer embroiled in allegations that it defrauded Glendale and other cities of millions of dollars, Mayor Ara Najarian this week called for a new approach to providing housing for low-income...
  • City wins grant to develop park

    SOUTH GLENDALE — City officials on Thursday said they won a $1.7-million grant for a new park in one of Glendale's densest neighborhoods. The money will completely fund the planned Maryland Avenue Park, which would be on a half-acre lot within the...