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  • Range of fees set to rise

    CITY HALL — Everything from water to trash pickup will likely be more expensive after the City Council on Tuesday tentatively approved raising rates to help meet increased costs. The fee hikes must still come back June 22 for a final vote as...
  • The environment deserves our care

    I completely disagree with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's "no" vote on banning single-use plastic bags in the county and his reasons for doing so ("Not the proper time for a bag ban," Nov. 24). He claims it puts an unfair burden on...
  • Local companies set to work with giants

    Local companies set to work with giants
    Two local businesses with deep ties to the military and aviation sectors recently got huge lifts from a federally funded training program. Burbank’s Centerpoint Manufacturing and Glendale’s Accurate Dial & Nameplate are poised to pick up work...
  • Airport tests CNG-powered bus

    Testing is underway at Bob Hope Airport that could spell the end of the facility’s diesel-powered bus fleet. The test involves a bus that is fueled by compressed natural gas. If the test is successful, airport commissioners could decide to convert...
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said. It's a rite of spring as...
  • News-Press Editorial: Family's loss is a lesson for all

    News-Press Editorial: Family's loss is a lesson for all
    Despite the heart-wrenching, devastating loss of her 20-year-old daughter who died in a gas station bathroom after using heroin, a local mother showed extraordinary courage last week in reliving the story during a meeting sponsored by the Crescenta Valley...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Mastering punctuation is an art form

    Sister Dolores was a most persnickety teacher. I had her in the eighth grade at St. Frances of Rome. I kid you not; she was the reincarnation of Baron Von Steuben. If you’ve been to Valley Forge, you’d understand the metaphor. The baron was...
  • Verdugo Views: The unlikely origin story of Kenneth Village

    Verdugo Views: The unlikely origin story of Kenneth Village
    The story behind Kenneth Village, the cluster of shops on Kenneth Road between Sonora and Grandview avenues in northwest Glendale, goes back to a time before those streets even existed. It was a time when it was open country, west of the little...
  • Verdugo Views: The wild ride of Ruth Charles

    Verdugo Views: The wild ride of Ruth Charles
    Ruth Radwanski and her new husband, Richard, came here in 1947, driving from the Detroit area in a new Dodge convertible, a wedding gift from his parents. They bought a house on West Stocker Street. She got a job as an organist at a local church and...
  • Gas thefts on the rise in Glendale

    Gas thefts on the rise in Glendale
    Glendale police fear a spike in fuel thefts last month may signal a growing trend. Nine gas siphoning thefts — most of which occurred in South Glendale and most of which involved SUVs — were reported in July. They involved thieves cutting...
  • Shakespeare, illuminated and cut to the bone

    Shakespeare, illuminated and cut to the bone
    The set isn’t finished. No costumes, no special lighting. Cables and portable fans litter the aisles. Actor John Sloan takes center stage and positions himself on a circular metal grid. Behind him and off to one side is a wooden throne mounted on...
  • Police seek help in identifying 'Midnight Bandit'

    Police seek help in identifying 'Midnight Bandit'
    Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they say is responsible for 58 gas station robberies throughout the Los Angeles County, including in Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena. The suspect -- dubbed the “Midnight...