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  • Funding blossoms for this summer's Camp Rosie

    A beleaguered summer camp that teaches low-income girls about finance and self-defense has been thrown a life saver as it received about $10,000 from the operator of Glendale Memorial Medical Center and $1,000 from Soroptimists International.
  • Adding up the cost of health in Glendale

    Adding up the cost of health in Glendale
    One Tuesday a month, Stephen Houlemard gets a ride to the Glendale Free Clinic, located on the second floor of the First United Methodist Church of Glendale, from a friend. Houlemard, a Temple City resident, comes to the clinic to monitor the diseases...

    Federal block grant fund amount still shrinking

    A trend that has seen federal grants for social services in Glendale decreasing in the past several years looks to be continuing. The Jewel City expects to get $1.8 million in Community Development Block Grant funds for fiscal year 2014-15, down from $2...

    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...

    Burbank, Glendale to get less grant money

    The quality of life may be improving in Burbank and Glendale, but for the agencies that serve the poor and needy, life is about to get a little harder. That’s because the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this year used updated...