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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 '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.&...

    Two Glendale police officers from Las Vegas joy ride incident reinstated

    Two former Glendale police officers who were fired for allegedly taking a department-issued car on a joy ride to Las Vegas almost three years ago have been reinstated. The Civil Service Commission voted 4-to-1 last week to give Fernando Salmeron and Mike...

    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...

    Officials should listen to citizen concerns

    The bankruptcy filed by the city of Detroit should be a warning that all city governments need to heed. Although there are many factors that have contributed to the financial nightmare of this once great American city, the straw that broke the bank...