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  • 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 council and union strike a deal

    The City Council struck a deal with Glendale’s largest union this week to reverse a 1.5% pay cut council members imposed on the Glendale City Employees Assn. in 2010. Although the pay cut for the 750-member union will be lifted, rank-and-file...
  • Meter bill goes to governor

    A bill introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to prevent cities from ticketing drivers who park at broken or malfunctioning meters is moving full throttle ahead, passing in the state Senate by a 36-1 vote this week, and it's now headed to...
  • Glendale adopts new $170.7-million General Fund budget

    After spending nearly two months to review the city’s finances, the City Council unanimously approved a $170.7-million General Fund budget for next fiscal year, which begins July 1, on Tuesday night. But even as the city prepares to move forward...
  • Weaver displays courage and honesty

    I haven't had a good opinion of Mayor Dave Weaver for some time and I have expressed it in the past in various ways, but at a recent council meeting he did something that impressed me very much. When Harry Zavos stated that Weaver had described his...
  • Soccer moves indoors in Glendale

    Soccer moves indoors in Glendale
    Rinks are for skating, right? Not at all. Glendale's new indoor soccer rink debuted to excited young soccer players Saturday morning during a grand-opening event that saw the months-long efforts of many community members and officials fulfilled. Plans...
  • New trails are gateways to open space

    New trails are gateways to open space
    For Brenna Pratt, a freshman at Crescenta Valley High School, the best parts of a new 2-mile trail are the multiple switchbacks leading up the side of the San Rafael Hills. "I think they're really fun," said the 14-year-old before she and nearly two...
  • Judge questions Glendale police firing

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has ordered Glendale's Civil Service Commission to reconsider an earlier decision upholding the firing of two Glendale police officers and demotion of another for taking a department-issued car on a joy ride to...