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  • Glendale City Council calls for no sale of historic post office

    Glendale City Council calls for no sale of historic post office
    The City Council on Tuesday called on the U.S. Postal Service to keep open a historic downtown post office that is at risk of closure. In addition, advocates of historic preservation and postal service users rallied in favor of keeping the 80-year-old...
  • Hope, praise for incoming Glendale police chief

    Hope, praise for incoming Glendale police chief
    Robert Castro, who was introduced this week as the new chief of the Glendale Police Department, may not be a household name yet among local residents, but he's already receiving plenty of requests for assistance. Residents Mirna Stanley and Civil...
  • Glendale's Japan sister city deal may collapse

    Glendale's Japan sister city deal may collapse
    A Japanese city is considering dissolution of its sister-city relationship with Glendale, a move its officials say is unrelated to the installation of a controversial “comfort women” memorial, despite statements in the local media and a...
  • Glendale shelter may move south

    Glendale shelter may move south
    For the first time in several years, the Glendale emergency winter shelter may not be located at the National Guard Armory, a downtown site that has sparked controversy in the past, in large part because of its proximity to the Central Library and...
  • Glendale police disciplinary appeals agreement challenged

    The Glendale Civil Service Commission this week challenged a new agreement that would change the way appeal hearings are heard for disciplined police officers, claiming the revision violates the city charter. The city adopted a one-year contract in...
  • Video: People ignoring warning lights at Burbank Metrolink

    In a drive to combat pedestrian fatalities, Los Angeles County transit officials unveiled a video Tuesday showing dozens of people walking, running, bicycling -- and in one case, rolling in a wheelchair -- across dangerous railroad tracks despite flashing...
  • Glendale to spend up to $100,000 on street improvements for bicyclists

    Glendale to spend up to $100,000 on street improvements for bicyclists
    Despite opposition from Mayor Dave Weaver, the Glendale City Council approved spending up to $100,000 on a variety of street improvements to make city roads safer for bicyclists. Weaver said he opposed the proposal because its specifics had not been...
  • Glendale police induct first-ever female commander, new deputy chief

    Glendale police induct first-ever female commander, new deputy chief
    Top management positions in the Glendale Police Department are changing, starting with the promotion of a longtime captain and the induction of the department’s first-ever female commander. Carl Povilaitis, a 22-year Glendale police veteran, was...
  • 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...
  • Obama touts entertainment industry at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale

    Obama touts entertainment industry at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale
    After touring DreamWorks Animation and meeting film industry representatives, President Obama told a crowd of about 2,000 people at the company’s expansive Glendale campus on Tuesday that the entertainment industry has been a bright spot during a...
  • Police stop van after witness reports leaking fuel

    Police stop van after witness reports leaking fuel
    A 48-year-old Glendale man was arrested Sunday after fire personnel discovered his utility van — which had been leaking fuel — was modified to hold up to 500 gallons of gasoline, officials said. Seyran Harutyunyan was taken into custody on...
  • Letter: Citizen group invites new members

    Government union workers demand better pay, pensions and benefits. Yet, the resources to pay for those demands come from homeowners, renters and merchants. Government workers have a union to speak for them. But, who speaks for the struggling homeowners,...