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  • Quintero can stay on the council

    Quintero can stay on the council
    Councilman Frank Quintero shouldn't be kicked out of office because of an ambiguous city law, according to a ruling from the state attorney general's office. The ruling blocks two Glendale residents from filing a lawsuit against Quintero in order to...
  • Couple pleads guilty to embezzlement

    A couple who owned three Glendale-based post-production film companies pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling more than a $1 million — a portion of it from their employees’ retirement fund, but the lion’s share for not paying their...
  • 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,...
  • Glendale resident discovers he had died years ago, according to credit file

    Robert Marcum knew he had a problem when he found out he was dead. The tragic news arrived recently as he was trying to close a deal to buy property in Palm Springs. Marcum, 70, was informed that, according to his credit file, he'd passed away a couple...
  • Housing for artists comes one step closer

    Housing for artists comes one step closer
    An affordable housing complex for artists took a key step forward Tuesday as city leaders approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the project's developer, but City Council members called for some tweaks to the so-called Glendale Arts Colony as it...
  • Habitat project OK'd by Glendale City Council

    Glendale's eighth Habitat for Humanity project is on its way after the city pledged about $400,000 to help build three condominiums for low-income home buyers. The City Council, acting in its dual role as the Housing Authority, unanimously approved...
  • State, feds ante up for veteran projects in Glendale

    Two planned affordable housing projects that will give priority to military veterans have received millions more in state and federal subsidies. On Tuesday, the City Council, in its dual role as the Housing Authority, approved giving Veterans Village...
  • Montrose should be made historic district

    What would happen if a large department store wanted to put up a three-story building within the Montrose Shopping Park? What would happen if a large public housing project was located in the parking lot behind Starbucks? What if more franchise stores...
  • Look no further than Prop. 13

    Kudos to Gerry Rankin for his spot-on letter ( “Using GWP as profit center is logical,” Aug. 14) identifying the role of Prop. 13 as the primary reason for municipal revenue shortfalls. If only our current dilemma were the result of...
  • GWP transfers used to shore up pensions

    Re: the letter “Increases over five years not excessive,” Mailbag, Aug. 14. If Ron Kaye's Sunday column is this writer's source, she is misinformed. If this lady's experience of electric rates in a nearby city is any indication, I can be...
  • 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...
  • Glendale's affordable housing lags behind need

    Glendale's affordable housing lags behind need
    Glendale's stock of affordable housing falls far short of meeting the community's need and officials say the loss of state redevelopment dollars means there's little the city can do to bridge the gap. Waiting lists for city-monitored rental housing...