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  • Big plans downtown are getting smaller

    CITY HALL — With the flood of iconic high-rises that were supposed to transform downtown having been halted by the economic recession, Glendale's skyline won't be changing anytime soon. During a 2008 hearing on Verdugo Gardens, a planned 24-...
  • Taking letter writer's memory to task

    Regarding Francis Adams' recent letter ("Glendalian is not in Kansas anymore," Nov. 11), first of all, us "no-brain Californians" actually fought off a Republican from buying the governorship for roughly $141 million of her own money. If you can...
  • A Balcony View: Poor planning makes customers pay more

    A Balcony View: Poor planning makes customers pay more
    I don't know how many of you got to read the open letter that was published about a couple of weeks ago in the Glendale News-Press from Glenn Steiger, Glendale Water & Power's general manager. It was the softer, gentler way to let us all know that the...
  • Public funds need to be managed

    In your Oct. 30 editorial "Where were the questions about New Horizons?" you asked, how were the signs missed? Signs of financial trouble for New Horizons were not missed. Those favored by city officials are exempted from careful vetting. Melanie...
  • Police alert west Glendale neighborhood

    Violent and property crimes are most prevalent in the densely populated Verdugo Viejo district, one of several neighborhoods that make up west Glendale, police officials told residents there Wednesday night. So far this year, 35 violent and property...
  • Consultant critical of downtown parking

    CITY HALL — City commissioners this week said they generally support changing parking requirements downtown as a way to increase investment and vibrancy. Adopted by the City Council in 2006, the Downtown Specific Plan calls for establishing a...
  • Judge orders banquet hall to stop operating

    CITY HALL — A bankruptcy judge has ordered the owners of Montrose Collection restaurant to cease all operations — adding to the legal troubles mounting against the controversial banquet hall. Montrose Collection Restaurant and Banquet Hall...
  • 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...