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  • Letter: Gadflies have a voice in the News-Press

    Re: “Sign the petition to lower taxes,” Mailbag, Feb. 26. Thank you, Dolores Francis, for an exceptional presentation regarding the petition to repeal Glendale's 7% utility “water” tax. Now that the facts of this issue are being...
  • Glendale looks to clarify art rule

    When Glendale officials established a requirement for new developers to either display public art on their own property or pay a fee to City Hall in 2010, they also included a provision that could extend the rule beyond its original purpose, city...
  • IBEW files transfer lawsuit

    A Glendale resident and a city union filed a lawsuit last week in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to stop Glendale officials from transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility fund to pay for police, parks and other general services....
  • Mashdots leader to lead visit to Western Armenia

    Mashdots leader to lead visit to Western Armenia
    Later this year, Mashdots College President Garbis Der Yeghiayan will take nearly 30 people to visit historic Western Armenia — which now lies within Turkey’s boarders — on a pilgrimage that leads Armenian descendents back to their...
  • Video: Armenian media thrives in Glendale, Burbank area

    Video: Armenian media thrives in Glendale, Burbank area
    As a teenage news junkie growing up in Yerevan, Armine Amiryan longed to be just like her idol — CNN's Anderson Cooper. At 30, Amiryan is living out her dream as a television news anchor and reporter in Glendale. Only she's doing it in her...
  • Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered

    Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered
    Los Angeles County transportation officials presented several alternatives this week for a new overpass and other road work in the San Fernando Corridor that would pave the way for the closure of one of the most dangerous street-level crossings in the...
  • Law firm agrees to defend Glendale in comfort-women statue lawsuit

    A Los Angeles law firm has agreed to represent the city of Glendale for free in its defense of a statue honoring women taken as sex slaves for the Japanese Army during World War II, the installation of which has been called into question by a lawsuit...
  • Op-Ed: It takes citizens to make a city

    Personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute presented in court on the validity of the transfers to the General Fund. Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa's op-ed of March 22, “Glendale’s City Charter is clear,” is itself a...
  • Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes

    Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes
    By limiting free self-defense classes to women only, the city of Glendale and its Commission on the Status of Women is violating federal and state civil rights laws that protect against sexual discrimination, according to a letter sent this month to...
  • Letter: Utility transfer has history on its side

    There are points in Mr. Kedikian’s recent op-ed (“It takes engaged citizen to make a city”) that I agree with. Among them are that personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute over the GWP transfer. On the first point though,...
  • Survey shows Glendale residents are pleased with city

    As city officials try to test the waters about where voters stand on additional taxes, a recent survey revealed that residents are generally pleased with how the city is operating and are not prepared to take on any new taxation measures. Results from...
  • Glendale park upgrades slide into play

    Glendale park upgrades slide into play
    A slate of projects for new playground equipment pushed forward this week. Equipment for Verdugo Park is installed and open to the public, while two contracts were approved by the City Council Tuesday night for equipment to go to Brand and Maryland...