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  • Online classes, meant for relief, have own hurdles

    Pedro Kim has yet to begin his student development class. The course is almost entirely online, and while the rest of his students were almost one week into their school routine at Glendale Community College, Kim is being left behind. "I haven't had the...
  • Gatto hopes for pension reform

    State lawmakers will hold a public hearing in Glendale next month on a pension reform measure proposed by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would protect cities from having to contribute to bloated pension obligations for former employees....
  • Hands-on training

    For the next year, Clark Magnet High School government teacher Edit Khachatryan is getting a civics lesson of her own. As one of five Teaching Ambassador Fellows at the U.S. Department of Education, Khachatryan is living, eating and breathing policy....
  • Candidate makes stances known

    Candidate makes stances known
    John Colbert said he never considered running for office until he saw the way Congress was killing jobs in California. Colbert was driving through the Central Valley in 2008 when he witnessed farmers clearing trees dying from a lack of water. The trip...
  • District expects rise on exam scores

    GLENDALE — District officials estimate a 12-point gain on the state accountability exam, a significant increase that could add to local property values, officials said. Glendale Unified officials estimate their score on the Academic Performance...
  • Mailbag: Smart meters were a dumb move

    Regarding the proposed water rate increase, yes, Glendale Water & Power will have to raise rates because the cost of water from our supplier is going up and water resources are going down. What Glendale Water & Power should not have done is spend our...
  • Four schools miss federal marks

    GLENDALE — Student achievement improved in Glendale Unified, but two of the district's four main high schools did not hit their academic targets, according to standardized test data released Monday. Hoover and Glendale high schools, as well as...
  • Employee union votes down deal

    CITY HALL — Members of the city's largest employee union this week overwhelmingly rejected a proposed one-year contract, leaving the organization at an impasse with the city. After months of protracted closed-session negotiations between city...
  • Mailbag: Aspiring senator clearly isn't ready

    It makes perfect sense that Carly Fiorina, supposedly a conservative Republican, is against government stimulus packages ("Senate hopeful slams project," Sept. 14). She may have been happy to do business with the federal government while she ran Hewlett-...
  • An unconventional constitution

    A constitution is posted inside and outside Linda Cleverley's fourth-grade classroom at Keppel Elementary School, but this 2010 version one-ups Thomas Jefferson, students said. As a class, students wrote a declaration of their own for their domain &#...
  • A Balcony View: Common knowledge is getting expensive

    A Balcony View: Common knowledge is getting expensive
    Those of us who write weekly columns know that coming up with topics can be problematic on occasion. This week was one of those times for me. For the last few days, I thought I had a topic. I read a letter in the Mailbag section of the Glendale News-...
  • Fact finder sides with district

    GLENDALE — A state-appointed fact finder backed Glendale Unified in a report that was ordered to sift through what turned out to be an 18-month stand-off with its main teachers union over salary and benefits concessions. The 16-page finding, which...