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  • Council gives regards to Broadway Lofts

    City officials have unanimously approved a six-story residential and retail building to replace the moribund Circuit City site at Maryland Avenue and Broadway, hoping to attract younger residents to the downtown core. The Broadway Lofts will have 208...
  • Mayor upset with state of traffic safety

    A rash of pedestrian-involved collisions this week has again put a spotlight on one of the city's top public safety issues, which officials said will be dealt with through tougher enforcement and increased public education. A baby in a stroller, a...
  • Think Again: The challenges of public service

    Think Again: The challenges of public service
    This is the one-year anniversary of this column, and I appreciate the opportunity the Glendale News-Press has given me to share my thoughts with readers. The column has allowed me to raise issues hopefully readers have found worthwhile. I appreciate the...
  • Budget woes linger into 2011

    CITY HALL — As City Hall braces for another multi-million budget deficit next fiscal year, city officials say they probably won't have to make any cuts until then. City Manager Jim Starbird had warned that the City Council may be forced to re-open...
  • Rain, rain, not going away

    With rain expected to drench the city and foothills throughout the weekend, Los Angeles County public works officials advised residents to expect some road closures early Sunday. All county roads in the Station fire burn area, including Angeles Forest...
  • Hillsides hold, but officials brace for more rain

    Hillsides hold, but officials brace for more rain
    GLENDALE — The hillsides above the areas burned in the Station Fire survived the weekend's latest downpour, but forecasters say a more powerful rain is still to come Tuesday. The relentless storm dumped more than eight inches of rain in most...
  • A Balcony View: A bonus is still a bonus

    In reading about Burbank's refusal to release information regarding bonuses received by city employees for the last 10 years, I was reminded of one of Shakespeare's most famous lines: "The lady doth protest too much, methinks." Yes. I do know that...
  • Police advisory council will go on

    GLENDALE — Despite an eight-month-long hiatus, the little attended advisory council set up to act as police department liaison to the public will continue, Police Chief Ron De Pompa said. The seven-member Glendale Police Advisory Council, which...
  • City pursuing lawsuit against ADI

    City pursuing lawsuit against ADI
    Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian on Wednesday said the city was pursuing a lawsuit against a prominent affordable housing development company that allegedly bilked the city out of millions of dollars in inflated construction costs. The developer, Advanced...
  • Teacher becomes the student

    LA CRESCENTA — Dominique Evans-Bye alternated between bar graphs, geographic maps and spreadsheets filled with population, schools, hospitals, police, fire and rescue locations and resources. Her computer screen had little room for anything else....
  • Political landscape

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was a no-show at a Bob Hope Airport political event Thursday, but the "No on Proposition 23" show went on without him. The event was called to criticize Proposition 23, one of nine statewide measures on the Nov. 2 ballot. It...
  • Mailbag: Board's promises hold no water

    The residents of Crescenta Valley have to wake up and smell the water. The recent article in the Glendale News-Press on raising water rates should have alarmed us as customers and ratepayers ("CV water rates may rise, Aug. 26). I don't see any concern...