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  • Residents sue over 'hidden taxes' in utility transfer

    Residents sue over 'hidden taxes' in utility transfer
    A concerned residents group filed a lawsuit this week asking a Los Angeles County judge to force Glendale to stop transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility to the city’s coffers and return $90 million it had shifted from one fund...
  • Glendale utility: No mandatory water conservation plans

    Glendale Water & Power officials don’t expect to implement mandatory conservation in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement last week that the state is suffering from a drought and called for residents to reduce their water use by 20%....
  • Funding blossoms for this summer's Camp Rosie

    A beleaguered summer camp that teaches low-income girls about finance and self-defense has been thrown a life saver as it received about $10,000 from the operator of Glendale Memorial Medical Center and $1,000 from Soroptimists International. The money...
  • Glendale 'party central' house inspires possible new fine

    Glendale 'party central' house inspires possible new fine
    Glendale Police Chief Robert Castro plans to ask the City Council to implement a new ordinance that would slap people with fines if they throw raucous parties in response to complaints from neighbors about a local house known as “party central.&...
  • Water plants every other day, CVWD says

    Crescenta Valley Water District customers have been asked to water their lawns and plants every other day following Gov. Jerry Brown’s call to California residents to reduce water consumption by 20% in the wake of a statewide drought warning....
  • Glendale officials: Affordable housing options slim

    The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
  • Glendale City Council approves housing goals

    Glendale City Council approves housing goals
    A slew of goals for Glendale residential planning over the next eight years — from small-lot subdivision to encouraging developers to take advantage of density bonuses offered in exchange for affordable housing units — were approved by the...
  • Rain updates: Mud flow in Chevy Chase canyon, minimal delays at Bob Hope

    Rain updates: Mud flow in Chevy Chase canyon, minimal delays at Bob Hope
    [UPDATED 4:01 p.m.] As rain pounds the Southland, residents and public safety officials in the Burbank-Glendale-La Caņada region are dealing with a series of mostly minor incidents. Here's a roundup of what's happened so far: - Crews temporarily...
  • Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale

    Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale
    Despite a heavy downpour that saw some parts of the Foothills receive more than two inches of rain, Glendale weathered the second storm system of the week with mostly minor incidents and inconveniences. According to the National Weather Service, the wet...
  • Letter: Gadflies have a voice in the News-Press

    Re: “Sign the petition to lower taxes,” Mailbag, Feb. 26. Thank you, Dolores Francis, for an exceptional presentation regarding the petition to repeal Glendale's 7% utility “water” tax. Now that the facts of this issue are being...
  • IBEW files transfer lawsuit

    A Glendale resident and a city union filed a lawsuit last week in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to stop Glendale officials from transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility fund to pay for police, parks and other general services....
  • Gatto launches crowd-sourced 'Wiki Bill'

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) is giving the ordinary Joe — and Jane — an opportunity to help craft legislation without having to run for office. Gatto, whose district includes Glendale, Burbank, La Caņada Flintridge and Montrose, has...