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  • Two Glendale police officers from Las Vegas joy ride incident reinstated

    Two former Glendale police officers who were fired for allegedly taking a department-issued car on a joy ride to Las Vegas almost three years ago have been reinstated. The Civil Service Commission voted 4-to-1 last week to give Fernando Salmeron and Mike...
  • Glendale water rates found to be severely flawed

    After discovering that water rate increases approved by the City Council in 2012 are riddled with errors, city officials this week decided to scrap the current rate system and start over. The flawed rates, which were supposed to span four years, caused...
  • Gatto opens up 'Wiki Bill'

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto wants to hear from you. The democratic legislator, whose 43rd Assembly District in part blankets Burbank, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge and Montrose, is giving the ordinary Joe and Jane a unique opportunity to help craft...
  • Gatto launches crowd-sourced 'Wiki Bill'

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) is giving the ordinary Joe — and Jane — an opportunity to help craft legislation without having to run for office. Gatto, whose district includes Glendale, Burbank, La Cañada Flintridge and Montrose, has...
  • "Comfort women" statue emerged as Glendale's 2013 newsmaker

    "Comfort women" statue emerged as Glendale's 2013 newsmaker
    A 1,110-pound bronze statue — and the controversy surrounding it — is Glendale’s newsmaker of the year. The “comfort women” statue in Central Park honors an estimated 80,000 to 200,000 women who suffered during a government-...
  • Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013

    Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013
    The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...
  • No animals for Glendale circus

    No animals for Glendale circus
    There will be no animals at the Ramos Bros. Circus set to return to Glendale next week after city officials requested that the zebras, horses and other four-legged performers, except dogs and cats, be kept out of the show, partially because a camel...
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago. The lawmakers have...
  • Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial

    Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial
    A councilman from Glendale's sister city in Japan tried to convince city officials to remove a statue in Central Park honoring women forced into prostitution during World War II by the Japanese Army in a closed-door meeting at City Hall Friday. His plea...
  • Glendale city officials may drop BlackBerry phones

    Glendale city officials are considering tossing out the remaining employee BlackBerry phonesdue to the Canadian company's financial struggles. While some employees have Android phones, there are still 130 Blackberry devices in use. “Their...
  • Obama touts entertainment industry at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale

    Obama touts entertainment industry at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale
    After touring DreamWorks Animation and meeting film industry representatives, President Obama told a crowd of about 2,000 people at the company’s expansive Glendale campus on Tuesday that the entertainment industry has been a bright spot during a...
  • Police stop van after witness reports leaking fuel

    Police stop van after witness reports leaking fuel
    A 48-year-old Glendale man was arrested Sunday after fire personnel discovered his utility van — which had been leaking fuel — was modified to hold up to 500 gallons of gasoline, officials said. Seyran Harutyunyan was taken into custody on...