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  • Glendale City Council expected to approve 100th historic property

    Glendale City Council expected to approve 100th historic property
    It looked other-worldly, three-stories high and offering 55,000 square feet of floor space, floating above four triangular posts at the corner of Glendale Boulevard and East Broadway. “It was kind of like a spaceship. It just hovered there,”...
  • Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase

    Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase
    Councilman Ara Najarian tried to put the brakes on funding Tuesday for research into a water contaminant impacting Glendale groundwater, but the majority of the council voted to approve spending another roughly $600,000 on a project that has cost more...
  • Liz Blackwelder, tireless advocate, dies at 93

    Liz Blackwelder, tireless advocate, dies at 93
    Elizabeth Blackwelder, a lifelong equestrian and trails conservationist whose dogged persistence and love of nature led to the creation of a complex and beautiful network of trails throughout the Foothills, passed away in her home in the early morning...
  • Riel would emphasize services for students

    Riel would emphasize services for students
    Karyn Riel was raised in the westernmost part of the city, known as the Sagebrush area, before her family moved into an area of the city that feeds into the La Cañada Unified School District. She graduated from La Cañada High School before heading to...
  • Four try for three Crescenta Valley Water board seats

    Four try for three Crescenta Valley Water board seats
    Four people are vying for three open seats on the Crescenta Valley Water District board, the body that makes decisions about water rates for residents in the Los Angeles County region of La Crescenta as well as some Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge...
  • Glendale Historial Society wants building saved

    Glendale Historial Society wants building saved
    This story has been corrected, see below for details. The Glendale Historical Society is hoping that a mixed-use development that recently won preliminary city approval for a plan to build apartments and commercial space in south Glendale won't...
  • Forest Service has aircraft set to start firefighting at night

    Forest Service has aircraft set to start firefighting at night
    The U.S. Forest Service, in a major policy change prompted by the devastating 2009 Station fire, has a helicopter and fixed-wing plane ready to begin night operations to battle wildfires, federal lawmakers told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday....
  • Early water board election results lean toward incumbents

    It appears the three incumbents on the Crescent Valley Water District board may retain their seats, according to early election results Tuesday night. With two out of seven precincts reporting, James Bodnar had received 512 votes, or about 32% of the...
  • Incumbents win reelection on CV Water District board

    The three incumbents on the Crescenta Valley Water District board will serve another four years, according to election results from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. With three open seats on the board in Tuesday's election, James...
  • Glendale to buy local power

    The City Council established earlier this week a new state-mandated program for Glendale Water & Power to purchase locally generated renewable energy. The council passed an ordinance on Tuesday adopting a so-called feed-in tariff program under which...
  • Air quality alerts issued for Santa Clarita, San Gabriel valleys

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued a warning Monday about the air quality in the Santa Clarita and San Gabriel valleys. Public Health Director Jonathan Fielding advised people with respiratory or heart disease to stay inside as...
  • Glendale searches for new police chief

    Glendale searches for new police chief
    City officials will begin accepting applications later this month to replace interim Glendale Police Chief Ron De Pompa, who has been working on an hourly basis since announcing his retirement in February. Human Resources Director Matt Doyle this week...