| Oct 14, 2012
The email from Moody's credit rating service that popped up on my computer screen boggled my mind: Glendale was among 40 California cities that were downgraded or are facing downgrades, but Los Angeles and San Francisco could get upgrades.
I'm an old...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:57 PM
A flurry of accusations unleashed over the weekend by supporters of Greg Krikorian — the Republican challenger to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) — closed out what for months has been a contentious race.
Each side has been crying...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:11 PM
The contentious campaign for the 43rd Assembly District seat between incumbent Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Republican Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian was reflected in voter sentiment at the polls Tuesday.
For a race in which the two...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:53 PM
When he was the top cop in Bell, Randy Adams was one of the highest-paid police chiefs in the nation. Now the city wants it all back. After years of scandal that has left the city on the brink of insolvency, officials filed suit Tuesday, saying Adams,...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 7:11 PM
The Republican candidate in the 43rd Assembly District who has touted himself as a “business conservative” extinguished more than $49,000 in credit card debt after he and his wife emerged from Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, court records...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Greg Krikorian, a Glendale school board member challenging Assemblyman Mike Gatto in the 43rd district, defended his financial record Tuesday, calling the fact that he and his wife had to get through bankruptcy protection after incurring more than $49,000...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Glendale got introduced to a whole a new meaning for "knock knock" in 2012, and became the focus of international media coverage after becoming the object of desire for two television stars — Kim Kardashian and a black bear with a taste for...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:20 PM
More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale remain on the chopping block, even after the company and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall a planned liquidation.
A spokeswoman for Hostess on Monday said all...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Thanksgiving meal planners looking for their favorite pies from Marie Callender’s this year will find a new restaurant in its place at the corner of Pacific Avenue and Burchett Street -- but the faces, surroundings and recipes will be familiar....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:25 PM
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.”
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were sparse as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
| Oct 13, 2010
MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget?
To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...