| Jan 1, 2011
GLENDALE — With the holiday season coming to a close, local food pantry operators are looking nervously to their stock shelves.
In the months surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas, churches, service groups and other organizations typically host...
| Jan 12, 2011
The leader of a Glendale nonprofit that received more than $300,000 for a failed child-care center said on Tuesday that she is on the verge of repaying the city.
Maria Prieto, whose former last name was Rochart, executive director of New Horizons Family...
| Jan 25, 2011
CITY HALL — Several audits of how thousands of dollars allocated to New Horizons Family Center were spent have been suspended after the debt-ridden nonprofit closed its doors last week, city officials said Monday.
City officials initiated the...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Summer break provides a respite from coursework and testing, but for some school-age children it can also mean more than two months without a nutritious meal.
During the recent school year, Burbank and Glendale schools provided free and reduced-price...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:09 PM
WEST GLENDALE — Catholic Charities officials have closed the day labor center across from the Home Depot in Glendale after the city, facing a multi-million budget deficit, cut its subsidy for the center.
Created at a time when Glendale banned...
| Nov 23, 2010
With demand for food assistance remaining high, local food pantries and service providers say they have seen increased demand in the days leading up to Thanksgiving.
"When our pantry manager told us last week we had given out 120 Thanksgiving baskets...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:50 PM
The federal government has slashed funds it gives to Glendale for social services and community projects by 35% compared to last year, a bigger hit than expected, officials said at a City Hall meeting Friday.
The Community Development Block Grants and...
| Oct 23, 2011
When British social worker Margaret Humphreys (played by Emily Watson) informs a woman working in a pub that the daughter she gave up for adoption as an unwed mother in the 1950s was later sent to a children's home in Australia, she is stunned: “...
| Nov 20, 2011
With Thanksgiving just days away and donations down, local food pantries are scrambling to fill the shelves to feed thousands of needy families.
A protracted recession has forced some organizations that typically provide a bounty of holiday supplies to...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 5:57 PM
Sprawled across an overstuffed couch on a recent afternoon, PlayStation video game controller in hand, Adam Cartwright looked utterly at home in his one-bedroom apartment in West Glendale.
Prior to moving in two weeks ago, he hadn’t slept...