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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Community: High school girls shadow city officials

    Community: High school girls shadow city officials
    Girls attending Holy Family High School spent a recent morning at Glendale City Hall hearing about career opportunities, meeting city officials and representatives of various departments and asking questions. Stephen Nersesyan, human resources analyst...
  • City breaks ground on affordable apartment complex

    City breaks ground on affordable apartment complex
    Standing in a massive, 15-feet deep hole, city officials broke ground on a 44-unit affordable housing project that will give preferences to veterans on Wednesday. The $20.4 million project for low-income residents at 327-331 W. Salem St. is expected to...
  • Comfort-women statue dispute continues

    Comfort-women statue dispute continues
    A Glendale resident, along with a Los Angeles resident and a nonprofit group, filed a lawsuit this week asking a federal judge to force the city of Glendale to remove a controversial statue in a public park that honors women victimized by the Japanese...
  • Rain updates: Mud flow in Chevy Chase canyon, minimal delays at Bob Hope

    Rain updates: Mud flow in Chevy Chase canyon, minimal delays at Bob Hope
    [UPDATED 4:01 p.m.] As rain pounds the Southland, residents and public safety officials in the Burbank-Glendale-La Caņada region are dealing with a series of mostly minor incidents. Here's a roundup of what's happened so far: - Crews temporarily...
  • Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale

    Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale
    Despite a heavy downpour that saw some parts of the Foothills receive more than two inches of rain, Glendale weathered the second storm system of the week with mostly minor incidents and inconveniences. According to the National Weather Service, the wet...
  • 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...
  • Residents sue over 'hidden taxes' in utility transfer

    Residents sue over 'hidden taxes' in utility transfer
    A concerned residents group filed a lawsuit this week asking a Los Angeles County judge to force Glendale to stop transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility to the city’s coffers and return $90 million it had shifted from one fund...
  • 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...