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  • Political landscape

    State lawmakers have placed more than 700 bills before Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign, reject or let pass into law unsigned by Sept. 30, and 28 of them come from lawmakers representing Glendale and Burbank. The most prolific local lawmaker is...
  • City may go it alone on future winter homeless shelter

    City may go it alone on future winter homeless shelter
    CITY HALL — Glendale officials are looking into closing the door of the annual winter homeless shelter to outsiders in an effort to better control its impact on neighboring residents and businesses. On Tuesday, the City Council endorsed a plan...
  • Liu meets with people hurt by budget stalemate

    Christopher McWhorter is one face of the state budget crisis, as state Sen. Carol Liu (D-Glendale) learned Thursday. McWhorter, 37, is bedridden because of muscular dystrophy. Sixteen hours a week, workers paid through the California Department of Health...
  • Utility transfers up for debate

    CITY HALL — As Glendale Water & Power officials continue to push a proposed water rate increase, questions have been raised regarding the annual transfer of millions in utility revenues to support the city's General Fund, which pays for most...
  • City execs agree to concede

    CITY HALL — Glendale's management-level employees and department executives have agreed to pay a larger share of the city's rising health-care and retirement costs, which is expected to save City Hall about $750,000. The Glendale Management Assn.,...
  • DO NOT USE THIS VERSION, USE THE GLENDALE VERSION, JOYCE For 50 years the legend of King Arthur has been dazzling stage audiences, with no signs of slowing down. Now the Glendale Centre Theatre has taken a turn with Camelot and has done quite an...
  • 'Camelot' a musical marvel at 50

    For 50 years, the legend of King Arthur has been dazzling stage audiences, with no signs of slowing down. Now the Glendale Centre Theatre has taken a turn with "Camelot" and has done quite an impressive job in its rendition. Those who are old enough...
  • Prescription drugs laid to waste

    LA CRESCENTA — Area residents this weekend were given a chance to dispose of unused prescription drugs as federal officials work to curb a growing abuse problem. During the national "Take-Back" event sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency...
  • 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...
  • 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...