| 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...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:14 AM
A public safety instructor pleaded not guilty Monday to formal accusations that he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old Hoover High School student.
More than a dozen family members and students appeared in a Glendale courtroom to support Delvon Jackson, 38,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Robert Castro, who was introduced this week as the new chief of the Glendale Police Department, may not be a household name yet among local residents, but he's already receiving plenty of requests for assistance.
Residents Mirna Stanley and Civil...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:59 PM
The California Department of Transportation must quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and Pasadena, according to a bill by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), which was signed into law Tuesday by Gov....
| 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...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The bankruptcy filed by the city of Detroit should be a warning that all city governments need to heed.
Although there are many factors that have contributed to the financial nightmare of this once great American city, the straw that broke the bank...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
City leaders on Tuesday slammed a recent Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury report that concluded Glendale fell short on several markers of fiscal health, with one local official calling the findings “garbage” while another heaped ire on...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:18 PM
This is solely my personal opinion and not the opinion of the U.S. Attorney's Office or the U.S. Department of Justice. I wish I were working for you today.
Normally I am an assistant U.S. attorney in the Civil Fraud Section of the U.S. Attorney's...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The City Council has agreed to give Ascencia, Glendale’s largest homeless services provider, $7,500 to fill a funding gap for its upcoming emergency winter shelter.
Ascencia needs the extra funding to operate the shelter out of a facility in the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:54 PM
As a government shutdown looms to possibly begin at midnight (EST) Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said it would adversely impact the economy and blamed Republicans in Congress who have "once again created a crisis that has put America’s fiscal...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:16 AM
While City Hall can't legally put the brakes on a nonprofit's plan to close and sell a senior living facility, there could be other options that might thwart the move, some of which officials suggested be taken up by private citizens.