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  • Glendale Unified's budget shortfalls are ongoing

    Having been put on notice by Los Angeles County education officials, Glendale Unified faces some “tough choices” in the months to come as it confronts a yawning budget deficit, Supt. Dick Sheehan warned recently. Speaking to the board of...
  • Glendale OKs electric rate study

    Without a single comment or question, the Glendale City Council this week unanimously approved spending roughly $71,000 on a study that will lay the groundwork for a proposed electric rate increase. The council doesn't expect to vote on the issue until...
  • Glendale Unified School District hopes to go green with pool

    With the groundbreaking of Glendale Unified's new aquatic center still a year away, school officials have hired a firm to explore adding renewable energy sources to the pool's design to save on future operating costs. The outdoor pool will be built at...
  • La Cañada residents are banned from using outdoor irrigation during pipeline repair

    La Cañada Flintridge residents and businesses, along with their counterparts in neighboring communities, are banned from using outdoor irrigation Thursday through Feb. 28, as the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California upgrades a pipeline that'...
  • A clear opposition to smart meters

    Smart meters aren’t worth the $50 million cost to Glendale after the $20-million federal stimulus grant — they may pose health risks, their transmissions pose security and privacy risks and their rollout is premature. A total of 43 city and...
  • Cruise Night remains a classic

    Cruise Night remains a classic
    While California's car culture was being cursed in some corners of the Southland this weekend, it was celebrated in another. Tens of thousands of people crammed into downtown Glendale on Saturday, browsing vintage cars, eating pulled-pork sandwiches...
  • Sandman cometh

    Sandman cometh
    Most people remembered to set their clocks ahead last night so they could spring forward today into daylight saving time, the harbinger of spring and summertime. But for some, it can cause headaches, irritability, tiredness and poor concentration....
  • Cities defend coal practices

    CITY HALL — Local utility officials this week fired back against an environmental advocacy group's mailer campaign targeting the use of electricity generated at coal-fired power plants. The Renewable Energy Conservation Project produced and sent...
  • Airport revenue hits turbulence

     Airport revenue hits turbulence
    Bob Hope Airport revenue figures for last year flatlined as the number of passengers using the airfield continued to drop. Operating revenues went from $49.4 million in 2009 to $46.4 million in 2010 — a drop of 6.14%, according to a report to...
  • Facility for homeless families gets an energy-saving makeover

    Facility for homeless families gets an energy-saving makeover
    Historic downtown buildings that house homeless families from Pasadena and Glendale are now showing the planet some love. On Thursday, Union Station Homeless Services unveiled the eco-friendly renovation of Euclid Villa, funded by a $1.18 million Los...
  • Solar fair harnesses young minds

    Solar fair harnesses young minds
    Wearing protective goggles, Alex Ionesco carefully moved his hands in the shape of an A as he clasped a large magnifying glass, focusing the sun’s beam to burn a small piece of wood. “I can do this at home,” said the 11-year-old...
  • Glendale Water & Power leader resigns

    Glendale Water & Power leader resigns
    The general manager of Glendale Water & Power resigned Wednesday, citing personal reasons. Glenn Steiger — who became general manager of the city-owned utility in 2008 — also stepped down from his post as president of the Southern California...