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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Problems bringing Glendale to its knees

    Those of us that were raised in Glendale remember a town that was fiscally conservative and the letter that was recently sent to us by the city of Glendale Water & Power re: the exorbitant rate increases would have been impossible. Recently, Glendale...
  • City's pensions should be rescinded

    Re: “Friedman vote causes backlash over policy,” June 23. Councilwoman Laura Friedman, who represents Glendale on the board of the Metropolitan Water District, voted against a MWD $900,000 rebate. Friedman’s rationale for refusing the...
  • 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...
  • Glendale is no different from Los Angeles

    In 2001, Former Mayor Frank Quintero approved changing the benefit factor that would allow safety personnel to retire after 30 years of service at age 50 with 90% of their last year of spiked income, rather than maintaining their existing generous 75%...