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  • Police need a new litter of K-9s

    It's a tough gig. Tackling, sniffing out narcotics and bombs — they can do things no human can. The first class of highly trained German shepherds in the Glendale Police Department's K-9 unit are nearing a well-deserved retirement, when they...
  • Gov. signs series of local bills

    Station fire victims were among the winners in the Sacramento legislative season that ended last week. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill allowing those whose homes were destroyed or damaged in the fire or subsequent mudslides to write down the...
  • City OKs Habitat project

    CITY HALL — Habitat for Humanity's seventh Glendale project — a $3.7-million, five-unit affordable-housing complex near the Ventura (134) Freeway — will break ground next year after it received city approval Tuesday. The City Council...
  • Political Landscape: Panel will discuss Station fire problems

    Members of Congress are coming to Pasadena next week to hear about problems during the Station Fire, but Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich already knows what he wants Congress to do. In an interview, he said he wants the U.S. Forest...
  • Taxi feud continues, prompts study

    GLENDALE — The ongoing rift at City Hall between rival taxi companies has prompted city officials to initiate an independent study of the current permitting process. During City Council hearings on a series of permit-related appeals, rival...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget? To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto's measure would help Rainy Day Fund

    In the rush of last-minute activity leading to the passage of the state budget, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) won approval of a measure he co-sponsored to boost the state's Rainy Day Fund. The fund sets aside money in years when there is a...
  • Developer accused of financial fraud

    CITY HALL — City officials are bracing for the fallout as federal prosecutors investigate the developer of affordable housing projects in Glendale and other cities — Advanced Development & Investment Inc. — on fraud and other...
  • Walt Disney construction debate continues in Glendale

    Angry residents told Walt Disney Co. executives Wednesday they want to be compensated for the construction impacts of a childcare center on the studio's massive campus. About 20 residents Wednesday night met with a half-dozen Disney representatives...
  • Schools get a budget boost

    The sky has stopped falling, at least momentarily. After withstanding millions in reduced funding from Sacramento the last two years, Glendale and Burbank school districts got a boost in the 2010-11 state budget Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into...
  • Warning signs within the numbers

    City Manager Jim Starbird acknowledged this week that there were signs that not all was as it seemed with Advanced Development & Investment Inc. — the affordable-housing firm embroiled in a federal fraud investigation that, in the past five years,...
  • A Balcony View: Turned off by negative campaigning

    A Balcony View: Turned off by negative campaigning
    I had a bizarre thought the other day. Actually, I have unusual thoughts every day, but this one particular notion was fueled by my contribution to last weekend's In Theory section of the paper. The topic for debate was cyber bullying. I chose to...