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  • Glendale City Council may impose labor contract on IBEW

    After more than two years of contract talks, the Glendale City Council on Tuesday may impose a labor agreement on the union representing Glendale Water & Power employees. On the council’s agenda is an item to “unilaterally implement”...
  • Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it

    Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it
    In Glendale, utility workers found their paychecks a little smaller last week — the price of the inability of their union, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, to negotiate an initial contract two years after winning the...
  • Glendale to avoid layoffs in closing $1.2 million budget gap

    Glendale officials plan to close a $1.2 million budget gap for next fiscal year without reducing staff or using money put aside for police vacancies. Compared to budget gaps of $15.4 million and $18 million, respectively, over the past two years, the...
  • Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease

    Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease
    In the dismal Los Angeles election cycle that mercifully concluded on May 21, much was made about the lack of women in high places if Wendy Greuel didn't win the mayor's race. Greuel herself played the gender card over and over, with pictures of her...
  • Judge rules in favor of JPL scientists disciplined for emails sent from work accounts

    Judge rules in favor of JPL scientists disciplined for emails sent from work accounts
    Scientists and engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory were unfairly disciplined for sending emails about a U.S. Supreme Court decision involving background checks at the agency, a judge has ruled. The ruling comes after the JPL employees...
  • Glendale receives AAA rating

    Wall Street's biggest credit rating agency, Standard & Poor's, has affirmed Glendale's AAA rating, citing the city's strong financial performance and management practices. The stable outlook puts Glendale's credit worthiness higher than that of the...
  • News-Press Editorial: GWP contract the right move to make

    News-Press Editorial: GWP contract the right move to make
    This week, more than two years after engaging in good-faith contract talks with the L.A.-based International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18, the union representing employees of Glendale Water & Power, the city of Glendale pulled the plug on...
  • Randy Adams takes the Fifth 20 times at pension hearing

    Randy Adams takes the Fifth 20 times at pension hearing
    Already one of California's highest paid public pensioners, former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams this week asked a state pension panel to double his retirement pay to reflect the huge salary he received during his brief stint as the top cop in the...
  • Glendale to review possible changes to citywide smoking laws

    For the third time, the Glendale City Council on Tuesday is slated to review a slew of options that could further restrict smoking in the city. The council was scheduled to consider changing rules that limit smoking inside apartment buildings and at...
  • Ron Kaye: The restructuring of GWP

    Like dominoes tipping over, one after another, cities — first Vallejo, now San Bernardino, next Compton — are seeking relief from their fiscal incompetence and reckless irresponsibility by hiding behind bankruptcy laws that leave creditors and...
  • Former NBA player takes L.A. County foster children, hundreds of them, to the circus in Glendale

    Former NBA player takes L.A. County foster children, hundreds of them, to the circus in Glendale
    About 600 children and teens in the L.A. County foster system -- along with about 700 less-fortunate children from area schools and nonprofit organizations -- got their own performance at the Ramos Bros. Circus on Sunday thanks to a former NBA player...
  • Hostess approved for liquidation, fate of local facilities all but certain

    Hostess approved for liquidation, fate of local facilities all but certain
    More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale appear headed for the chopping block — this time for good after a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the company’s plan for an “orderly wind-down.” A...