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  • City Council to review New Horizons grant

    City Council members on Tuesday called for a review as to why a local nonprofit received hundreds of thousands in federal funding at the same time it was facing mounting financial problems. The request came after the Glendale News-Press reported on the...
  • 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...
  • Downtown parking may change

    CITY HALL — City commissioners next week will mull decreasing parking requirements for downtown development. The discussion will come during a special joint meeting Wednesday of the Traffic & Transportation and Planning commissions on a series of...
  • 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...