| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:30 PM
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.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The Civil Justice Assn. of California congratulates California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto on his bill AB 227, which is currently on Gov. Brown's desk awaiting signature. This bill, if signed, will help to curb an area of abusive Proposition 65 lawsuits....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:58 PM
The partial federal government shutdown is being hotly contested in Washington D.C., but its impacts will be felt locally, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Tuesday — the first day many federal workers were furloughed.
The shutdown came about when...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Despite opposition from Mayor Dave Weaver, the Glendale City Council approved spending up to $100,000 on a variety of street improvements to make city roads safer for bicyclists.
Weaver said he opposed the proposal because its specifics had not been...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Top management positions in the Glendale Police Department are changing, starting with the promotion of a longtime captain and the induction of the department’s first-ever female commander.
Carl Povilaitis, a 22-year Glendale police veteran, was...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
The City Council struck a deal with Glendale’s largest union this week to reverse a 1.5% pay cut council members imposed on the Glendale City Employees Assn. in 2010.
Although the pay cut for the 750-member union will be lifted, rank-and-file...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Gov. Pete Wilson suffered a power outage over his Prop. 187 assault on illegal immigrants. Gov. Gray Davis self-destructed over runaway spending policies that hurt just about everybody. And the politically ambivalent Arnold Schwarzenegger's big ideas went...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:38 PM
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.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:22 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Opting to avoid taxing property owners, the City Council on Tuesday decided to borrow $5 million from Glendale's reserves to pay for the increased costs of the Central Library revamp.
The cost of the renovations — which include moving the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:25 PM
As the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments celebrated its third anniversary last week, one thing was perfectly clear: It was set up to fail by Los Angeles city and county officials and succeeding spectacularly at doing so.
Utterly nothing was...