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  • Letter: Utility transfer has history on its side

    There are points in Mr. Kedikian’s recent op-ed (“It takes engaged citizen to make a city”) that I agree with. Among them are that personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute over the GWP transfer. On the first point though, Mr. Kedikian should practice what he preaches. Labeling our city manager as having an elitist attitude toward those governed, and relegating his views as “dismissive cliches” is as offhandedly dismissive as the attitude he rails against.
  • Glendale officials step up focus on pedestrian safety

    Glendale officials step up focus on pedestrian safety
    The camera focuses in on candles glowing on a birthday cake. A young girl wants to wait for her grandfather to arrive to make her wish, but her mother encourages her to do it without him. The scene switches to an older man walking down the street carrying...

    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...

    Glendale voters reject Measure A, ensuring Manoukian as next city treasurer

    Glendale voters reject Measure A, ensuring Manoukian as next city treasurer
    City Councilman Rafi Manoukian successfully defeated Measure A on Tuesday, preserving his successful bid for city treasurer. While Manoukian was the sole candidate for city treasurer, he wasn’t without some opposition in the form of Measure A,...

    De Pompa plunders city's coffers

    First, I want to acknowledge the fine reporting of Veronica Rocha in the News-Press regarding the double-dipping of our latest civil servant to jump from the sinking ship of the city of Glendale (“De Pompa stays, gets hourly pay,” March 29)....